Prime Minister Wescot-Williams Receives Courtesy Visit from former Barbados Prime Minister and current Member of Parliament Owen Arthur

The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams received a courtesy visit from the Honorable Owen Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados and current Member of Parliament. Mr.…

Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix Visits Nature Foundation Office, Takes Tour of Simpson Bay Lagoon and Mullet Pond

Caption: Princess Beatrix, Governor Holiday and Nature Foundation Board Members Frank Boekhout and Rikke Speetjens and Tadzio Bervoets The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation had the honor to play host to…

GEBE & St.Maarten Chamber of Commerce Host 18th Trade Mission

The 18th trade mission entitiled ”Connecting sustainable businesses from the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Caribbean region” was hosted by GEBE & St.Maarten’s Chamber of Commerce for 2 days…

SER Hosts 2nd Symposium On ”Inclusive development”; for a better St.Maarten

SER hosted it’s 2nd annual symposium on May 20th, with the theme ”Inclusive development”; for a better St.Maarten. Keynote speaker for the symposium was former Prime Minister of Barbados & present…

St. Maarten drum band and pre-Book Fair reading for nation’s children

Chester York is the island’s senior panman and steel pan maker, “Gassy” Richardson was a champion bicycle rider, and “Mr. Bibi” Gumbs designed modern and affordable houses for 25 years.…

Minister Lake instructs Ministry VROMI to Give Top Priority for Mental Health Foundation Building Permit Request

Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake on Wednesday hit the ground running when he visited the location for the country’s new…

IMF Pays Article IV Visit and Meets with Government, Private Sector and Unions

A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited the country last week. The delegation arrived on May 13, accompanied by members of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint…

USFOL Volunteers Support High School Students with English Curriculum

On 13 May 2014, eight volunteers from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) went to Goslinga School to help teach English and judge student projects. In addition to assisting over…

PR-officers from Tourism, Cabinet press officers, DCOMM and Police PRO Complete Media Training

On May 15 – 16, 2014, the Workshop Media Training for government public relations (PR) officers took place at Divi Little Bay Beach Resort. The workshop was attended by PR-officers…

Statia Library prepares for Software Upgrade

Philipsburg Jubilee Library’s (PJL) staff members Francia Housen, Circulation Manger/Interim Systems Administrator and Irmin Hughes, Manager Information services travelled to St. Eustatius to conduct two days of introductory workshops for…