St. Maarten – Minister Theo Heyliger on Thursday made good on a promise to drop his UTS Blackberry service in favour of TelCell’s Blackberry service. The Minister’s action follows a war of words with the Curacao-based carrier over St. Maarten
St. Maarten – The closure of Welfare Road paralyzed traffic to and from the airport on Wednesday and yesterday, but the Vromi-ministry has in the meantime designed a solution that looks on the map like a huge roundabout and that will remain in plac
St. Maarten – With €4.7 million in funding from the tenth European Development fund and additional funding from the government, the Dutch Quarter district will get a much needed upgrade of its sewage and infrastructure facilities. Residents will
St. Maarten - In response to a request from the Starlight Educational Center for assistance with their worn-out school furniture, the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise contacted some school boards in the Netherlands if they could help out. The result
There is an underground market for politically incorrect humor. Our friend Mickey, who lives out in the sticks in oil town Bakersfield in California, must be one of the world’s leading experts in the distribution of what we consider in general usel
Renewed attempt to obtain property in long lease GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Tennis Club opens its renovated tennis courts this afternoon with a festive meeting. The courts have been completely resurfaced and everything has been repainted. The t
SABA---The General Manager of Windward Islands Airways Edwin Hodge is to be replaced but will stay on with the company as the Chief Operations Officer, said former Commissioner and member of the Ad Hoc committee Michael Ferrier. Even though he did n
Parliament will soon have three hot topics on its hands: the legalization of abortion, the legalization of euthanasia, and the legalization of prostitution. Moral crusaders will be up and about, but the truth is of course that our Parliament has onl
Central Committee presentation about penal code St. Maarten – Justice Minister Roland Duncan made clear in the central committee of Parliament yesterday that he intends to legalize abortion, euthanasia and prostitution in the new penal code and
Rotary provides Food for Thought St. Maarten - "The idea that Alzheimer's is entirely genetic and unpreventable is perhaps the greatest misconception about the disease," says Gary Small, M.D., director of the UCLA Center on Aging. The Rotary Club
Volunteers collect massive amounts of trash each year GREAT BAY / By Hilbert Haar – St. Maarten is doing an excellent job as a participant in the annual coastal cleanup campaign compared to five other islands of the former Netherlands Antilles.
Somehow we get the feeling that St. Maarten is slowly waking up to its responsibilities towards the environment. That is good news and a just reward for the tireless efforts environmental organizations have been making for years. We seem to be at the
St. Maarten – Nine TelEm Group employees graduated as fire and first aid responders – the first certificated graduation of its kind on St. Maarten. On Tuesday the graduates were presented with Diplomas from the externally assessed Netherlands In
St. Maarten - The Nature Foundation issued a press release about people who are trophy hunting the resident shark population within the Man of War Shoal Marine Park and subsequently killing them. Earlier yesterday, the foundation issues a statement a
Some ideas are better that others, but this one may just make the cut for St. Maarten. Okay, the idea comes from the Netherlands, but not everything they come up with in that country is bad. The police has started a web site called vraaghetdepolitie.