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State secretary Knops visits St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba

Caribbean Netherlands – State secretary Knops (Interior and Kingdom Relations) is visiting the three Windward Islands from Monday, November 27 th, until Sunday, December 3rd .The visit is divided intwo parts. From November 27th until November 30th, the State Secretary first has his own program. Afterwards, he accompanies his Majesty the King and her Majesty Queen Máxima, who will pay ...

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King and Queen and State Secretary Knops to visit Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima will visit the islands of Saba, St Eustatius and St Maarten in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom from Thursday 30 November to Saturday 2 December. The royal couple will be accompanied on this trip by the State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Raymond Knops. The ...

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Lions Club Statia and Reconstruction Team enter agreement

ST. EUSTATIUS – The St. Eustatius Lions Club and the Reconstruction Team have formally entered into an agreement for the rebuilding of the damages caused to the Mike van Putten Youth Centre and a social project for the rebuilding of a dwelling of someone less fortunate.  The agreement was entered into on Friday November 10th, at the Man-o-War the distribution ...

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New Solar Park supplies entire Statia with electricity

ST. EUSTATIUS – On St. Eustatius, one of the three Public Entities of the Caribbean Netherlands, on the 15th of November a solar park will be officially put into use that can supply the entire island with electricity during the day until after sunset. Thanks to the park, the use of diesel generators, which until recently produced all electricity, can ...

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U.S. Consulate General Curacao Announces Continuation of Program for U.S. Study

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – U.S. Consulate General Curacao is pleased to announce the continuation of the U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA Academy at 11 U.S. host campuses across the United States in summer 2018. The EducationUSA Academy is a three-to-four-week academic program for self-funded, non-native English speaking students who range in age from 15 to 17 and reside outside of the ...

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Statia’s Reconstruction Team moves ahead with programme

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – Statia’s Reconstruction Team moves steadily ahead with its task to rebuild St. Eustatius following the recent passage of hurricanes Maria and Irma. Two shipments of building material have already arrived on the island, the Team continued rounds of consultations with home owners and contracts with local contractors are set to be signed. On Thursday November 2nd a ...

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U.S. Virgin Islands shares updates on territory’s recovery process with journalists and travel leaders

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) shared a message of resilience and recovery last week with travel stakeholders and influencers in Mérida, Mexico and Dallas, Texas.   Participating at the 24th annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference and Trade Show in Mérida, a delegation from the Territory, led by the Department of Tourism, the Virgin Islands ...

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St. Kitts opposition leader Douglas Mum on recent arrest of close friend and associate Antigua MP Asot Michael

ST. KITTS – NEVIS – The opposition Leader Dr.Denzil Douglas remains mum with regards to the high profile recent arrest of Antigua MP Asot Micheal. Micheal who is a well known close associate of Dr. Denzil Douglas and the SKN Opposition Labour Party, flew into Gatwick Airport, south of London, when investigators from the UK’s National Crime Agency picked him ...

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St.Kitts’ Dawne Williams Elected to BPW International Executive Board

ST. KITTS – Consultant and Former CEO of the St.Kitts-Nevis Anguilla National Bank Ms Dawne Williams was recently elected to the executive board of the Business and Professsional Women BPW International. Ms Williams was elected as the Regional Co-ordinator North America and the Caribbean. The new Executive Member and former President of the BPW St.Kitts chapter Williams , was among ...

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Statia act. Gov. meets with homeowners and contractors

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS – On Wednesday October 25th, the acting island Governor of St. Eustatius Mr. Julian Woodley and the Reconstruction Team, held their first round of meetings with homeowners who have suffered lost during the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria. This first meeting targeted the 12 most urgent cases. Homeowners were explained how and when the reconstruction of their ...

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