NIPA and MIC-IT sign One-year Extension Agreement

NIPA and MIC-IT sign MOU extention

CAY HILL — The National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA) has partnered with Trinidad-based MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT), initially under a one-year contract slated to end December 2019, to offer various courses to the community of St. Maarten. An agency of the Trinidad Ministry of Education, MIC-IT offers courses in Technical More...

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Shannon Bell - Graduate NIPA Masonry Class of 2019
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 7th, 2019

94 persons graduated NIPA’s Carpentry, Masonry, Property Maintenance, Plumbing and Electrical Installation Training Programs

CAY HILL — On Thursday, September 5, 2019, the campus of the National Institute for Professional Advancement, NIPA, was the site of the graduation of the second cohort of the St. Maarten Emergency Income More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin meets with European Commission Director of Development Cooperation

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin meets with European Commission Director of Development Cooperation for Latin America and the Caribbean BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – On Tuesday September 3rd, the Honorable Prime Minister & More...

PM Leona Romey Marlin - SER
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Social Economic Council presents joint Migration Symposium Report to Prime Minister Romeo Marlin

PHILIPSBURG – The Social Economic Council (SER) represented by the Chairman ir. Damien Richardson and the Secretary-General, Mr. Gerard Richardson paid a visit to the Honorable Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin, More...

Graduation Celebration - Kids At Sea Foundation - Zero to Hero - Group 3
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Kidz at Sea celebrates graduation of new Boat Captains

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday August 20th, the Kidz At Sea Foundation organized a Graduation Ceremony for the third ‘Zero to Hero’ class. Participants that graduated from this three-month full-time course More...

School Bags photo SIGE (Curacao, Caribisch Netwerk)
By The Publisher On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Many children in Curacao without school supplies

WILLEMSTAD – Caribisch Netwerk writes that the new school year has started and again it appears that quite a few families can urgently use help with the purchase of school supplies. “My grandson is More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin extends heartfelt condolences on the passing of Cassandra Gibbs

PHILIPSBURG – On behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten, Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin extends heartfelt condolences to the family, colleagues, friends, the staff and all the children in the care of the More...

Debby Cassandra Gibbs photo
By The Publisher On Sunday, July 21st, 2019

Super woman Debbie Gibbs passed away

PHILIPSBURG – Two days after the I Can Foundation orphanage in Dutch Quarter marked its 23rd anniversary, its founder Cassandra ‘Debbie’ Gibbs unexpectedly passed away, leaving the staffers who found her More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

The Light Bearer

At the dawn of the internet it was seen as the cusp of the information age and was dubbed the information superhighway. The internet became the great equalizer where everyone, no matter color, race or creed, could More...

Logo Interlandelijke Taskforce
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Child Protection Conference Intercountry Task Force Children’s Rights

ST. MAARTEN/SABA—Children are vulnerable and need protection, at home, school and outside. As a community, we have to offer this protection. What are the risks that children run? How can we help them and which More...