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Sint Maarten, Curacao and Aruba Delegations meet on Monday in preparation for IPKO

Sint Maarten, Curacao and Aruba Delegations meet on Monday in preparation for IPKO

PHILIPSBURG:--- From May 27-29, 2015 delegations from the Parliaments of the Netherlands, Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten will be meeting in The Hague, the Netherlands for the Inter-parliamentary Kingdom Consultations (IPKO).
On Monday, the three parliamentary delegations from Sint Maarten, Curacao and Aruba met in the Tripartite setting in The Hague to prepare for the IPKO discussions with Dutch parliamentarians.
The Tripartite meeting took place at the Mercure hotel in The Ha...

WICSU/PSU Presidential Candidate pleas with members to have patience

WICSU/PSU Presidential Candidate pleas with members to have patience

"I know the past three years were rocky, I intend to change that in the interest of workers"


PHILIPSBURG:--- The presidential candidate for the Windward Islands Civil Servants and Private Sector Union (WICSU/PSU) Denisio Conner has issued a strong call to all members of the WICSU/PSU to have some patience with the union as they are about to hold general elections on Friday May 29th. Conner a member of the WICSU/PSU for the past 18 years said he has been a member of the GOA for...

Prime Minister Gumbs congratulates Sint Maarten Guyanese Community on Guyana’s 49th Independence and President Granger

Prime Minister Gumbs congratulates Sint Maarten Guyanese Community on Guyana’s 49th Independence and President Granger

PHILIPSBURG:--- Hon. Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs would like to congratulate the Sint Maarten Guyanese community with respect to Guyana's celebration on May 26 of their 49th independence celebration of statehood.

At the same time, Gumbs would also like to extend congratulations to the 8th Executive President of Guyana Hon. Brigadier David Granger (69) who was sworn in on May 16 after his A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) won the 2015 national gen...

11 CXC Students Results affected negatively --- Examination Divisions conducting Investigation and Promised to Issue new examination slips.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Eleven of the over 600 students wo wrote the Caribbean Examinations for the year 2014-2015 have been affected negatively. A letter sent to the school managers by the head of the Head of the Examination Divisions Yvette Halley stated that scoring machine did not re...

ISLAND HOOPS GLOBALL receives contribution from WIB

ISLAND HOOPS GLOBALL receives contribution from WIB

PHILIPSBURG – Marketing Manager Ferdinand Beauperthuy on behalf of Windward Islands Bank presented ISLAND HOOPS founder and Youth basketball coach Paul Bell is with a contribution towards the ISLAND HOOPS GLOBALL excursion to Hoop Group Elite Camp in July.

We at WIB felt it necess...

Ladies Night Beauty Expo Fundraiser

Ladies Night Beauty Expo Fundraiser

PHILIPSBURG:--- Clay Montessori Academy will be hosting its annual Ladies Night Beauty Expo on Saturday, May 30th, 2015. The event will be held at the Rock House, Port De Plaisance from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am. This event is to target women, both young and old, and focuses on the 'wh...

Kopke new Area Vice President RBC executive Rider pays special attention to local clients.

Kopke new Area Vice President RBC executive Rider pays special attention to local clients.

Willemstad:---- RBC head of Commercial and Capital Markets in the Caribbean, Tim Rider, recently visited Curaçao to meet key clients and government stakeholders. Rider also took the opportunity to spend time with Russell Kopke, the newly appointed Area Vice President Business Ban...

Seven Seas Water donates towards next DigiKidz School

Seven Seas Water donates towards next DigiKidz School

PHILIPSBURG:---Helmich Snijders Christian School will now be the latest recipient of a generous donation recently made to Foresee Foundation by Seven Seas Water.
The donation was made to school representatives last week, when Mr.Franklyn Richards, General Manager of Seven Seas Wat...

Indian Merchant Association (IMA) Donates To Fundus Camera Project

Indian Merchant Association (IMA) Donates To Fundus Camera Project

PHILIPSBURG:---  The Rotary Clubs of Sint Maarten together with local and regional partners launched a national eye screening program at the White and Yellow Cross Foundation in April of this year. The purpose of the screening is to prevent blindness due to Diabetes Retinopa...

Port St. Maarten continues to make significant progress in cargo and transshipment business leading to more opportunities for port and country

Port St. Maarten continues to make significant progress in cargo and transshipment business leading to more opportunities for port and country

POINTE BLANCHE:-– On Wednesday 20th May, Port St Maarten Chief Executive Officer Mark Mingo and top officials from Compagnie Maritime d'Affretement (CMA) and Compagnie Generale Maritime (CGM), one of Port St. Maarten's top carriers CMA-CGM, met and discussed key issues and their ...

MP Lake says country coalition has the right formula to continue to move country forward. Execution needed

MP Lake says country coalition has the right formula to continue to move country forward. Execution needed

PHILIPSBURG:---  "The country is now moving into the second half of 2015 within the next five weeks, and I am hoping that within that period of time we will have the two ministerial positions filled by competent persons in order to continue moving forward.

"We got to start pu...

Minister Connor meets with six-year old Giomari Hodge who wanted to discuss national issues

Minister Connor meets with six-year old Giomari Hodge who wanted to discuss national issues

PHILIPSBURG:---  Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Hon. Claret Connor received a very important guest at his Cabinet to discuss some national issues. Giomari Hodge was accompanied by his mother Yosaira Ramos.

Giomari want...

 DP MP Sarah Wescot Williams sends letter to President of Parliament on Change on Civil Code

DP MP Sarah Wescot Williams sends letter to President of Parliament on Change on Civil Code

PHILIPSBURG:--- MP Sarah Wescot Williams sent a letter to the chairman of parliament regarding the draft national ordinance on the change of the civil code and other ordinances in connection with the labor agreements or short term labor contracts. The letter can be viewed below:-...

 

School Decking Damaged.

School Decking Damaged.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The recently repaired roof of the decking constructed for students of the Mac School in the Betty's Estate area which was announced in the local newspaper has been damaged again.
The Community Police Officer received a call from a conc...

Lions Club Zone Meeting.

Lions Club Zone Meeting.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Saturday May 30th, 2015, Zone Chairman Lion Claudio Buncamper MJF will be holding his 3rd and final Zone Meeting of Zone 2B in St. Eustatius.

As the Lionistic year comes to end, Zone Chairman Lion Claudio will receive all reports of...

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Rencontre avec les parents d'élèves de Cul de Sac

Merci d'annoncer sur vos médias respectifs que la Collectivité de Saint-Martin propose de rencontrer les parents d'élèves de l'école primaire de Cul de Sac, lors d'une réunion programmée le mardi 26 Mai 2015, à 8h30 dans l'enceinte de l'école. Cette ...

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HOPE LIVES....(I think)....

After 9 months of a new Parliament, I read about the DP faction's intention to lobby the opposition to investigate the contract between the St. Maarten Harbour Group of Companies and Checkmate Security Company. While I am not sure how many MP's will ...

A Plea to Save the Statia Marine Park

Dear Editor,

A few years ago I found myself in water as clear as gin with above me a swirling cyclone of horse-eyed jacks churning in the endless azure blue. Off in the distance large schools of fish swirl like living rainbows. As I check my air and k...

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