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POLICE REPORT; Armed robbery of “Splash Jewelry Store”, suspects still at-large

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Three armed men dressed completely in dark clothing with their faces covered stormed into the “Splash Jewelry Store” located in Simpson Bay resort on Friday September 4th at approximately 11.30 a.m. The suspect threatened the staff that was present with their fire arms and then smashed the showcases and took an undisclosed amount of jewelry. After ...

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President of Parliament Award and Report to be handed out Tuesday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The President of Parliament the Honorable Dr. Lloyd Richardson Monday closed the 2014-2015 Parliamentary year. The President of Parliament before dropping the gavel ceremoniously closing the year reminded parliament that on Tuesday the annual President of Parliament Award will be presented. President Richardso also informed the Parliament that the selection of the reciepient of the annual ...

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Parliament needs to focus on their work and stop trying to do the work of the Ministers says DP leader

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – DP Leader the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams spoke about the role of Parliament as opposed to that of the council of Ministers. Her comments came during the final meeting of Parliament for the year 2014-2015. She further more called for both entities, Parliament and the Council of Ministers to work together in the best interest of the island. ...

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Secretary General of the ACS visits Jamaica

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), His Excellency Ambassador Alfonso Múnera Cavadía, accompanied by the Political Adviser, went to Jamaica on Official Mission and met on Thursday 3rd September, with The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister, o.N., M.P: The Prime Minister gave the ACS Delegation a warm welcome, recalling ...

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Secretary General of the ACS visits Jamaica

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), His Excellency Ambassador Alfonso Múnera Cavadía, accompanied by the Political Adviser, went to Jamaica on Official Mission and met on Thursday 3rd September, with The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister, o.N., M.P: The Prime Minister gave the ACS Delegation a warm welcome, recalling ...

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The Democratic Party(DP) demands transparency on Harbor and Zebec settlement

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The Harbor and Zebec have in the recent past publicly leveled serious accusations of breach of contract against each other that included claims of 100 million USD in damages, repeated failure to adhere to contractual obligations, failure of the harbor director to comply with terms of the agreement, frivolous lawsuit and serious misconduct and so forth. ...

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MP Tamara Leonard call on SZV to work on local specialists referral as soon as possible

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – It is unacceptable for a visiting specialist, who benefits for the needs of St. Maarten patients, to treat those patients like they are less than human, says United People’s (UP) party Member of Parliament Tamara Leonard. The MP is outraged about reports she has received from patients who had appointments with visiting specialist Dr. Paul de ...

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