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Editorial - Posted by on August 13, 2013

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Editorial: Inevitable conclusion (Prince Johan Friso)

The death of Prince Johan Friso brings a tragedy that happened close to one-and-a-half years ago to its inevitable conclusion. After he was rescued from that avalanche in Lech the prince never stood a realistic chance of recovery. His legacy is th

Opinion - Posted by on August 13, 2013

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Opinion: Don’t give up the fight

On January 1st, 2012 I returned to St. Maarten from the Netherlands after completing my studies which took me 10 years. I now have a degree in architecture, administration, computer and heavy equipment. Being a proud mother, upon returning from my st

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 13, 2013

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Lake signs long lease land for Mental Health Foundation

Minister Maurice Lake (right) with Eileen Healy MHD Director (standing) looking on at the signing of the long lease government land for the MHD.  Photo DCOMMSt. Maarten – Vromi Minister Maurice Lake signed the long lease deed of a piece of gov

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 13, 2013

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“Lake is devoted servant of his political leader”

Pride Foundation baffled by minister’s reaction St. Maarten – The Sint Maarten Pride Foundation is “rather baffled” by the press release issued by Minister Lake on Sunday evening about the destruction of the historic tamarind tree in Belle

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 13, 2013

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Prince Friso passed away

THE HAGUE – Prince Friso passed away at the age of 44 at Paleis Huis ten Bosch in The Hague, the government information service RVD announced yesterday afternoon around 3 p.m. The second son of Princess Beatrix and Prince Claus died from “complic

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 13, 2013

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Youth parliament: “Chalk and talk method outdated”

Motion passed on ICT in classrooms St. Maarten - From the abacus to calculator, blackboard to whiteboards, investment costs and a further divide between student and teacher  were all issues brought up when young people discussed an issue that has

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 13, 2013

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Drive safely as students return to school

St. Maarten – Another school year started yesterday, and the school bussing and taxi dispatching inspection department reminds motorists to drive safely.  Hundreds of students have started the new school year and many start and end it with a trip

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 13, 2013

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Hillside school will offer more after school activities

Hillside school will offer more after school activities

Children attending the first assembly for the school year. Photo Today/Andrew BishopSt. Maarten – Students of the Asha Stephens Complex of the Hillside Christian Schools attended their first assembly as the 2013-2014 school year started yesterday.