Alliance wants meeting on World Bank, recovery status

PHILIPSBURG--National Alliance (NA) has requested a sitting of Parliament to gain from government the status of country’s recovery post-Hurricane Irma and the role of...

Down she goes

Demolition of Hurricane Irma-ravaged Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort in Philipsburg has commenced. Current property owner Canada-based travel company Sunwing has plans to build a...

Pointe Blanche traffic temporarily normal

PHILIPSBURG--The Police Force in consultation with the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI announced on Friday that the roadblocks placed...

Society/Welfare Director sheds light on garbage-collection fee exemption

The waste management plant in Man of War. ST. EUSTATIUS--Society and Welfare Director Carol Jack-Roosberg has made it known that persons who are applying for...

Five years after being sworn in, king, queen good for business

The king and queen pose with guests invited to lunch because of their contribution to the arts, society and business. SNEEK--King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima...

WICSU/PSU elects new executive board

WICSU/PSU Treasurer Fransico Mariana, President Sophia Rismay and General Secretary Riegnald Arrindell on Friday.   PHILIPSBURG--Sophia Rismay is the new president of Windward Islands Civil...

Shake it off

Close to 3,000 Carnival-lovers attended the Shaking Off Irma local Carnival concert on Thursday. St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) invited local bands to...

Norwegian educator performs special session of storytelling

Norwegian educator Gro Strand Griffin (right) in action during Thursday’s storytelling session at Philipsburg Jubilee Library. PHILIPSBURG--One day after Philipsburg Jubilee Library reported that...

Prominent spot for St. Maarten in UNICEF 2017 annual report

THE HAGUE--The assistance the United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF Netherlands has been providing in St. Maarten since Hurricane Irma is highlighted in the organisation’s...

Little Switzerland workers take employer to court over ‘no work, no pay’ principle

PHILIPSBURG--Some 22 employees of jewellery chain Little Switzerland who were sent home without pay since December 2017 petitioned the Court of First Instance on...

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