Archive

Opinion - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on

The pleasure of learning and the need for enthralling teachers. That is the core of an op-ed prof. dr. Jan Derksen, a Dutch clinical psychologist, published in the Volkskrant on Saturday. We immediately had to think about that teacher in Belvedere th

Opinion - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Humiliation

Humiliation

Municipal councils are becoming creative when it comes to work participation and using methods such as humiliation to make people find jobs, economist Marcel Canoy, a lecturer at the Erasmus School of accounting and assurance wrotes in an op-ed in th

Opinion - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on The robots are coming

The robots are coming

Robotization is not as bad as it is made out to be, Mathijs Bouman macro economist writes in an op-ed on dutchnews.nl. Is this far from our Caribbean beds? Or will robots make their impact felt here as well? Read what Bouman has to say about this mat

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Community recycling collection point officially opened

Community recycling collection point officially opened

St. Maarten -The first organized community recycling collection point was officially opened this Saturday by Minister Claret Connor. Learning Unlimited 11th grade student Bodine Beentjes took the initiative to organize the set up of such collectio

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Firstborn daughter of broadcaster Eddy Williams speaks out: “There is no excuse for being a deadbeat dad”

Firstborn daughter of broadcaster Eddy Williams speaks out: “There is no excuse for being a deadbeat dad”

By Hilbert Haar GREAT BAY / COLORADO SPRINGS – It must have been near eight years ago that this newspaper received a letter from a lady in England that complained about how her husband – “a local celebrity in Sint Maarten” - had dumped her

Uncategorized - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Justice Minister says: Thanks but no thanks to Dutch police assistance

Justice Minister says: Thanks but no thanks to Dutch police assistance

GREATBAY---St. Maarten will make its own improvements to its justice force without assistance from those who, “in the words of Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson, “want to abuse this situation to try and justify their own ineffective presence,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on THE MESSENGER IS ROAD MARCH KING: Beau Beau leads group of 10, all ladies advance

THE MESSENGER IS ROAD MARCH KING: Beau Beau leads group of 10, all ladies advance

St. Maarten - The Rogers family now has more reasons to be extremely proud now that their youngest son, Rumari ‘Rapper Boy Rumer’Rogers, aka ‘The Messenger’ won the crown when the curtains went down on the 2015 Nagico Road March competition

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Seniors receive free dental check up

Seniors receive free dental check up

St. Maarten - 32 Senior citizens made use of the opportunity to receive free dental check-up that was provided by the department Collective Preventative Services of the ministry of health as part of activities to commemorate World Oral health day. T

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Africa Resource Center launched at library

Africa Resource Center launched at library

St. Maarten -  The Africa Resource Center, the first project of its kind locally, was launched at the library on Saturday. The resource center is the combined initiative of the Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance (ACHA) in cooperation with SXM DOET

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Emergency protocol after cruise ship fire scare meets port approval

Emergency protocol after cruise ship fire scare meets port approval

St. Maarten - Emergency protocol procedures that were carried out Friday morning after crew onboard Carnival Liberty were alerted to a bow thruster overheating, has met with the approval of management of St. Maarten Port authority. On Friday morn

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Tourism minister discusses challenges and opportunities with partnering airlines

Tourism minister discusses challenges and opportunities with partnering airlines

St. Maarten - While attending the Seatrade Cruise Conference in Miami, Minister Claret Connor also took the opportunity while in the United States to meet with key airlift partners, American Airlines, Jet Blue and Delta Airlines. Minister Connor

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 1, 2015

Comments Off on Rotary raise funds for Digikidz through treasure hunt

Rotary raise funds for Digikidz through treasure hunt

St. Maarten - Eighteen cars with teams of 4 people participated in this year’s Rotary Club of St. Maarten Mid Isle 5th edition of its Charity Motor Treasure Hunt.  Each team donated $500 in order to participate. The route started at the Kimsha be