President Samuel accepts petition callingfor the protection of the Salt Pond

  PHOTO CUTLINE: L to R, Jacqueline Sample and President of Parliament Hon. Rodolphe Samuel holding the petition. President of Parliament Hon. Drs. Rodolphe Samuel received the petition to "Protect…

Central Committee to Meet on March 11and12 to discuss Parlatino and Inauguration of Willem-Alexander

The Central Committee of Parliament will meet on March 11. The first agenda point is in connection with a working visit to the Netherlands at the end of April. A…

UP PARTY Press Statement

The United People’s (UP) Party faction is very disturbed of current developments related to a Member of Parliament (MP) of the Parliament of Sint Maarten, and who is also a…

HOUSE SEARCH IN PARLIAMENT QUARTERS MP ILLIDGE

  Today the judge of instruction conducted a house search in the parliament quarters of MP Patrick Illidge. Both his personal room and the faction room were searched.  

ATTORNEY GENERAL ORDERS INVESTIGATION

  House searches  conducted after video footage has been secured. Yesterday Attorney General mr. D. A. Piar ordered the start of an investigation by the Special Investigation Unit into possible…

The Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillanceand Maritime Security SummitCuraçao 12-14 March 2013

  The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard seized 1453 kg of cocaine this week following the pursuit of a "go-fast" boat on the Caribbean high seas. An operational success for the…

SXM Airport Runway Rehabilitation Project Starts Sunday

Work will begin in earnest this Sunday, March 10, on the Runway Rehabilitation Project of the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). According to Mirto Breell, Director of the Technical Division…

Address of the Prime Minister the Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams on International Women’s Day

  Caption: PM at the signing of the Network and Support Group for Women (DCOMM Photo) Dear Citizen’s of St. Maarten As the First Prime Minister, and as the First…

“A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women”

  Drs. Gracita R. Arrindell, Member of Parliament says the Peridot Foundation wishes the United Nations and Secretary B. Moon a Happy International Women’s Day. The theme for this year;…

President Samuel’s Message on International Women’s Day

  Friday March 8 marks International Women’s Day. All women and girls have a fundamental human right to live free of violence. "I would like to congratulate the Sint Maarten…