Tag archive for ‘development’
By Desk Editor On Friday, July 13th, 2018

World Youth Skills Day on July 15

Great Bay — St. Maarten —  On July 15th, 2018, young people worldwide will be celebrating the international World Youth Skills Day (WYSD. The United Nations General Assembly designated the international More...

By Desk Editor On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Lee signs collaboration agreement to improve public health within the Kingdom

Minister of VSA, Emil Lee returns to Sint Maarten from Curacao with confidence in the working relationship between the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten towards strengthening health care within the More...

By Desk Editor On Friday, June 29th, 2018

International Day of Parliamentarism June 30

Great Bay — St. Maarten — For the first time, 30th of June this year is celebrated as the International Day of Parliamentarism. It is also the date, in 1889, on which the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Windstar Cruises to Homeport as of December 1st

PORT ST. MAARTEN — Port St. Maarten Senior Management and staff met with Windstar Cruises Executive Sander Groothuis at the Cruise Terminal Building recently to assess the current situation on the Island in More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Minister Johnson: Micro, small and medium enterprises are a great source of employment

POND ISLAND — Sint Maarten — Last year on 27 June, the international community celebrated for the first time the Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day. These are enterprises, which generally More...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Information meeting for the Educational Sector on the 2030 Agenda/SDGs

Great Bay — St. Maarten — On June 21th, members of school boards, school managers and academia, have visited a presentation given by the department of the Interior and Kingdom Relation, BAK, on the More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Prime Minister’s address to Parliament on National Recovery & Resilience Plan

PHILIPSBURG, June 21, 2018 – Madam Chair, After months of intensive preparations, I’m pleased to present two important documents to Parliament today: (1) the National Recovery and Resilience Plan of Sint Maarten, More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Taxi holding space, green area in redesigned marketplaces development

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Tuesday said St. Maarten will get marketplaces in Philipsburg residents can be proud of, long overdue suitable spaces for More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 28th, 2016

A real threat

October 26 was the deadline for tendering bids to the public competition for the proposed development of the Marigot Bay. In the setting of the absolute need and urgency to create sustainable economic activity More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Into the future

Dear Editor, St. Maarten, this friendly island, needs to allow its heart to beat again. We are all here together on this island and we all need to agree to puncture this cloud of personal focus and enter a place More...