From Left to right Finance Minister Roland Tuitt, airport Managing Director Regina Labega, Supervisory Board of Directors chairman Clarence Derby, Nomura Managing Director Patrick Quinn, and Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Romeo Pantophlet. (Ph
I had to laugh when I read the letter to the editor from Mr. Kendall Dupersoy, because I expected such a response from him. At least now, he decided to put his real name, instead of using a bogus name like Ms. Theresa Illis to address
The question has been asked why there was so much fuss and publicity when Natalee Holloway disappeared in Aruba in 2005, followed by the disappearance of Leta Cordes in St. Maarten in 2008, and why there seems to be less interest in the disappearance
The Fashion Cafe in Maho got a beating when a customer reported about its manager’s attitude to Jeff Bergers online newsletter St. Maarten and St. Martin Weekly News. Under the headline:
"The Bad Attitude is Free" the frustrated client had the fo
St. Maarten – Emergency services came into action after receiving a call about a fire at a home in Dutch Quarter on Friday at 0.37 a.m.
While the fire trucks were on their way, the officers were informed that neighbors had contained the fire and t
St. Maarten – Atlantis World Group owner Francesco Corallo is taking the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations to court. In summary proceedings Corallo demands that the Netherlands distances itself from allegations th
St. Maarten - A top cardiologist in The Bahamas said the government must play a leadership role in developing cutting-edge medical tourism, or let a multi-million dollar industry slip away from the Bahamas.
Dr. Conville Brown, a lead cardiologist, w
Governor Holiday and his wife Marie-Louise toast to a good 2013. Photo DCOMM.St. Maarten – “Our words of well wishes will only come to pass when pursued through committed individual and collective action. As a St. Maarten people we bear the r
St. Maarten - Move aside marines, the police are adopting a brand new approach to crime fighting on the island and that involves them adapting to the environment, looking like the military but doing regular police work in the surrounding hills.
MARIGOT, St. Martin — There was a tug-of- war between the owner of the Voyager ferry and a female passenger as she wanted to bring her bicycle on board the vessel to St. Barth’s on Saturday evening. The incident created some commotion at the Mari
Delegation leader Marijke Linthorst (l) in discussion with two visitors to the meet and greet at the Cultural Center. Photo Today / Milton Pieters.St. Maarten – While Finance Minister Roland Tuitt maintains that there is still a chance for St.
St. Maarten – Meyshane Kemar J., one of the three suspects in the murder of Michael and Thelma King on September 21 of last year at the Ocean Club Resort in Cupecoy was scheduled to appear for a pro forma hearing in the Court in First Instance yest
The stream that runs through the Emilio Wilson Estate.St. Maarten – The water of the stream that runs through the Emilio Wilson Park, shows after being tested by the Nature Foundation, concerning levels of pollution.
The Nature Foundation was ap
St. Maarten – Governor Eugene Holiday confirmed yesterday to this newspaper that he signed the new penal code into law in the middle of December. The office of the Ombudsman received the legislation yesterday and it has now six weeks to decide whet
The parliament building is the control center for the government – at least: it ought to be.Politics is seldom about the truth and more often about perception. Because readers have a short memory span and they remember best what they read last.
For several weeks now I have read the utter nonsense that was being published in the local media by Mr. Maurice Lake. I call it utter nonsense because anyone that is paying attention to what is going on knows that all his articles are just based on f
St. Maarten – Members of the Dutch First Chamber of Parliament will meet with the Parliament of St. Maarten and will visit several projects today.
This morning the Dutch MPs first will visit drs. Governor Eugene Holiday. After that they will vis
The country’s new penal code will enter the next phase now that Governor Holiday has signed it into law. Yesterday the code was received at the office of the ombudsman, where within the next six weeks a decision has to be taken about putting it in
GREAT BAY- St. Maarten’s disconnection from the border management system whose data was stored in Curacao did not come entirely by surprise, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said Wednesday, especially since the country did not agree with a shar
St. Maarten – The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), is recommending high risk groups to get their seasonal flu vaccination.
As part of the Minister of Public Health’s “Get Checked,” campaign, influenza is an acute viral infection that
St. Maarten – Rafael de L.R. left the court with an acquittal to his name yesterday afternoon after prosecutor Georges van den Eshof nor Judge Tamara Tijhuis found legal and convincing evidence that he had ill-treated a man to such an extent on Apr
President of Parliament Rodolphe Samuel, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams, and Secretary General Jossy Semeleer holding copies of the Governing Program. Photo Today/Leo BrownSt. Maarten –Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams presented her cabine
St. Maarten – Etnaldo Jedisko Benders was not in a good place on November 26 of last year after an argument with his mother and stepfather. The 20-year-old took to the streets and when he spotted a car with the keys left in the ignition he grabbed
St. Maarten -Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams wants St. Maarten to draft and pass its own national law on the screening of ministers. On Wednesday she revealed that she had already had a preliminary discussion with Governor Holiday, saying that i
St. Maarten – The prosecution charges Jeanroy Johnny Q. with attempted manslaughter and demands 36 months imprisonment, with 12 months suspended and 2 years of probation. But the defendant claims his stabbing of a man on October 18 of last year was
St. Maarten – Prosecutor Georges van den Eshof demanded 4 years imprisonment against Ricardo Leopold M. yesterday for robbing a man who owed him money from his gold necklace at the Christina Bar on Mount William Hill on March 2 of last year. The de
GREAT BAY - The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association SHTA has opened up an Environmental Defense Fund EDF at the Scotia Bank which it intends to use to generate funds for action against the degradation of the natural environment and cultur
St. Maarten - The UP faction will send a letter to Education Minister Silveria Jacobs about the non-payment of a salary increase to public education teachers because of the lack of an evaluation system.
“According to media reports, other school
St. Maarten - The Princess Juliana International Airport has published the Expressions of Interest documents for the new concession plan.
As noted last year, Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company (PJIAE) and the InterVistas Cons
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – AXE has teamed up with famed moonwalker Buzz Aldrin to send 22 people into space, aboard a suborbital Lynx space plane built by the American company XCOR Aerospace and operated by the tourism firm Space Expedition Curacao.
From left to right: President of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation Mike Granger, Board Member Roland Rommy, Edelmiro Jansen representative for the Ministry of Vromi, Kirk Richardson and Silvanico Pauletta (Fire Department), Alvin Daniel
Tamara Leonard and May Ling Chun of SDI present a Boardwalk Carnival Extravaganza poster to SCDF President Mike Granger.St. Maarten – It will be like Carnival all year round when the Boardwalk Carnival Extravaganza kicks off on Thursdays, starting
GREAT BAY- The Mental Health Foundation as well the Turning Point Foundation will both be receiving a temporary permit in order to legally provide involuntary admission services as a form of crisis intervention for psychiatric patients. Minister of P
GREAT BAY – St. Maartener Alberto Bute has been demonstrating for the past three days against jewelry store Colombian Emeralds on behalf of his wife Eartha who worked for the company for 6 years. The husband attached bright colored paper to his clo
St. Maarten – Eric Vladimir Arrindell may well serve as an example of a young man who has put the sins of his youth behind him. When a police officer served him the papers for yesterday’s court appearance, he told the defendant: “I thought you