SMGA President Velda Blackett calls for unity by diversity

New Board & President St. Maarten Guyanese Association - Sep 12 2018

PHILIPSBURG — The incoming President of the St. Maarten Guyanese Association Velda Blackett has called for “unity by diversity”. She pointed out that even though Guyanese living on the island may have difference of opinions and may argue and in some cases disagree to agree, they “share one common bond which is what makes us Guyanese,” More...

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Judge visiting damaged homes Belvedere - 20180911 BS
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Judge visits SMHDF homes in Belvedere to assess damages

BELVEDERE — Not many court cases end with a judge personally visiting the site of a case in question. However, on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 11, 2018, a walkthrough of the homes of tenants fighting More...

Damaged homes Belvedere - 20180911 BS
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Residents asked to lodge complaints against landlords with the Rental Committee

RESIDENTS ASKED TO LODGE THEIR COMPLAINTS TO THE RENTAL COMMITTEE — if landlords are taking advantage By Andrew Bishop Great Bay — Residents are being advised by the representatives of the Housing Committee More...

Project housing complex French Quarter - 20180908 AB
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

French Quarter residents fearful they will not get proper housing

RESIDENTS FEARFUL THAT THEY WILL NOT GET PROPER ACCOMMODATIONS AS PROMISED By Andrew Bishop FRENCH QUARTER — The senior citizens are still waiting on the Collectivité to find proper housing for them following More...

Guyanese Association board members - Photo by AB
By The Publisher On Friday, August 31st, 2018

Guyanese Association Postpones Elections for New Board

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (August 28, 2018) – The St. Maarten Guyanese Association (SMGA) last evening was forced to postpone its election for a new executive board after Chamber of Commerce representative Ms. More...

Dutch Rep Chris Johnson receiving petition from Elton Jones - 20180829 LB
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Silent march leaders hand over petition letter to Dutch Rep in Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG — A small group of persons of the silent protest was let upstairs to the offices of the Dutch Representation of The Netherlands in Philipsburg (VNP) on the morning of Wednesday, August 29th, 2018. More...

Keith Franca SMDF hands over keys to Junior Cannegieter home - 20180827 TR
By The Publisher On Monday, August 27th, 2018

SMDF delivers yet another home

CAY BAY — Junior Cannegieter was the happy recipient of keys to his newly built bunker-style and hurricane-proof home handed over during a brief ceremony by SMDF Director, Keith Franca, in the presence of More...

MP Emil Lee
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Minister Lee acknowledges World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018

PHILIPSBURG — Friday was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018. Boardmember of the St. Maarten Seniors and Pensioners Association, Raymond Jessurun, was in Cali, Colombia, marching to bring awareness to the More...

Tzu Chi
By Desk Editor On Friday, June 8th, 2018

Tzu Chi inspires at triple celebration

An appreciative crowd of 1,470 persons gathered at the L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium on Sunday, May 26, to mark the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation’s triple celebration of Mother’s Day, Tzu Chi international’s More...

Mediation congress Minister Lee - 20180601 HH
By The Publisher On Friday, June 1st, 2018

“After Irma we have more conflicts”

PHILIPSBURG – “Every dollar that is spent on conflict is money that is not spent on solutions,” Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, Social Development and Labor said on Friday morning at the mediation congress, More...