Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA)’s Board Meeting: strategizing nature conservation

The Board of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) recently held their first Board Meeting for 2021 in a mixed virtual and in-person setting, making decisions and discussing strategies crucial to the…

Ministry of Justice: More than 300 books donated by community to help furnish prison library

On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, the Ministry of Justice launched a book drive aimed at furnishing the prison library and providing additional educational resources for the inmates at the Point…

Police urges graduates consider joining law enforcement

The Police Force of Sint Maarten KPSM urges young people who have completed their education to consider serving their country by donning the blue uniform and tackling law and order…

Myles Turner of the Indiana Pacers donates 10k worth of face masks

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley met with Myles Christian Turner of the Indiana Pacers Basketball team and discussed ways of promoting and increasing safe tourism on…

27 Island NGOs thank Dutch Disaster Fund for Euro 2 million post-hurricane grants

Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten.  Last week twenty-seven Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten showed their appreciation to the Dutch Disaster Fund (Nationaal Rampenfonds – NRF)…

Selection round for new Coast Guard officers

Under the watchful eye and supervision of the instructors of the Coast Guard officers training (BOK), the selection rounds for the aspiring Coast Guards officers started on the islands of…

SZV AND PHARMACY ASSOCIATION TEAM UP TO IMPROVE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Social & Health Insurances SZV and the Pharmacy Association of St. Maarten (PAS) have signed a letter of intent agreement that will facilitate constructive cooperation towards a well-functioning and cost-effective health care system. The intent is to improve the processes between pharmacists and SZV and…

Council of Ministers asks the community of Sint Maarten to join in the commemoration of the 36th Anniversary of Flag Day

On June 13th 2021, the people and the Government of Sint Maarten will be commemorating the 36th Anniversary of “Flag Day”. The annual commemoration of “Sint Maarten Flag Day” will take place…

National Bird monument restored at Airport’s roundabout following full sponsorship by American couple and original sculptor.

As part of the “PJIAE Good News” campaign we are delighted to publicize that the “Brown Pelican” trio statues have now been restored at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). …

The BKCN thanks four colleagues for their years of service.

The Caribbean Netherlands Fire Department (BKCN) paid attention to the 20th anniversary of four of its employees, on Wednesday, the 2nd of June. Albertico Rosaria, Xedro Wever and Jairo Cornelis…