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The Evolving View of Cannabis

cannabis_1~ Many opinions expressed at St. Maarten’s first open forum ~

 

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

 

Marijuana is seen as a gateway drug, partly because it is illegal, meaning that in order to get it, one must go into situations, where other illegal activities are taking place and associate with dealers of various illegal substances. “If it was structurally controlled and properly...

King Vers: The Man Behind the Music

1._King_Vers_performing~His music mirrors his life~

By Rik Haverman

King Vers, real name Darin Hodge, is a 33-year-old upcoming Soca...

Ready Set Sail in St. Helena

1._Al_and_Max_discuss_sailing_enroute_to_St._Helena'An island stuck in time'

Kippy Gilders

A looming presence on the horizon, its heights hidden in dark clouds, after...

Chamber lends helping hand to entrepreneurs with Business Centre

page5a283PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry (COCI) has set out to lend a helping hand to...

Appeals filed in Bada Bing case

PHILIPSBURG--All suspects in the Bada Bing case, involving bribery, trafficking of women, tax evasion...

Last chance for Aruba to agree to supervision

THE HAGUE--A General Measure of the Kingdom Government ("Algemene Maatregel van Rijksbestuur" AMvRB) for Aruba is...

Seven have received Royal decorations

page1a283PHILIPSBURG--Well-known businessman and philanthropist Imran McSood Amjad was among seven persons who each received a...

Sarah: Coalition ‘suddenly lost interest’ in Integrity Chamber

PHILIPSBURG--It appears, said Democratic Party (DP) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams, that the...

Permission granted for 11-year-old to perform

page3a283~ Under certain conditions ~

PHILIPSBURG--Authorities have given permission for eleven-year-old sensation Tamelia to...

French side President Hanson attacked with a frypan

President_Aline_HansonMARIGOT--French side President Aline Hanson has allegedly been attacked this morning by man with a frying pan in...

Lake calling for MPs to ‘get on board’ with integrity chamber

PHILIPSBURG--"Get on-board" to approve the "home-grown" draft ordinance to establish an integrity chamber for St...

Young man on trial for chopping stepdad

PHILIPSBURG--A 24-year-old man stood trial at the Court of First Instance on Thursday on allegations he had attacked...

Chamber opens Business Centre

PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry will officially open its Business Centre during a...

Sarah: Bringing ordinance in line with civil code can be done ‘rather quickly’

PHILIPSBURG--Democratic Party (DP) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams says bringing the National...

Three lose driver’s licences for driving under influence

PHILIPSBURG--Three persons had their driver's licences temporarily revoked Thursday by a Judge of the Court of First...

AUF wins 6 of 7 seats and forms govt with Victor Banks new Chief Minister

page17a282ANGUILLA--Anguilla's new Government was sworn into office by Governor Christina Scott at a short ceremony on...

Procedure started to hear VDC informants

THE HAGUE--Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) wants to...

Three trade union stalwarts to be honoured on Labour Day

PHILIPSBURG--Three trade union stalwarts in St. Maarten will be honoured during a special Labour Day event at Divi...

Foundation plans scholarship for highest scoring FBE pupil

PHILIPSBURG--Together We Can Foundation announced on Wednesday that it plans to grant a full highschool scholarship...

Joint Court puts focus on quality in its annual report

PHILIPSBURG--Quality is the theme of the Joint Court of Justice's 2014 annual report. In the report, which was...

Dutch-side French-side governments discuss topics during ‘meet and greet’

MARIGOT--Harmonisation of taxes, rooting out abusers of social benefits, and controlling immigration were among...
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The Evolving View of Cannabis
Saturday, 25 April 2015
~ Many opinions expressed at St. Maarten’s first open forum ~   By Lisa Davis-Burnett  ... Read more...
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King Vers: The Man Behind the Music
Saturday, 25 April 2015
~His music mirrors his life~ By Rik Haverman King Vers, real name Darin Hodge, is a 33-year-old... Read more...
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Blue Bell ice cream recall extended to Caribbean
Friday, 24 April 2015
BRENHAM, USA --Blue Bell Creameries of Brenham, Texas, voluntarily expanded its recall to include... Read more...
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Banks look forward to resolution of correspondent banking issue
Thursday, 23 April 2015
CASTRIES, St. Lucia--The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) said it fully supports Prime Minister... Read more...
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All-clear sounded at Statue of Liberty after bomb scare sparks evacuation
Friday, 24 April 2015
NEW YORK--The Statue of Liberty was declared safe on Friday after a bomb scare forced the... Read more...
Several investigations likely of drone strikes
Friday, 24 April 2015
WASHINGTON--The Central Intelligence Agency's Inspector General will conduct what could be the... Read more...
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Suspected Al-Qaeda militants arrested for Vatican plot
Friday, 24 April 2015
ROME--Italian police on Friday arrested 10 people and were looking for eight others suspected of... Read more...
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ELN rebels say peace talks near, rule out jail
Friday, 24 April 2015
BOGOTA--Colombia's second-biggest guerrilla group says exploratory talks with the government are... Read more...
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Strong sales boost Renault shares as tensions with France simmer
Friday, 24 April 2015
PARIS--Renault shares powered to a seven-year high on Friday as forecast-beating quarterly sales... Read more...
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French gas giant GDF Suez changes its name to Engie
Friday, 24 April 2015
PARIS--French gas utility GDF Suez said on Friday it was changing its name to "Engie" to reflect an... Read more...
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Unhappy in love
Friday, 24 April 2015
Dear Queenie, My boyfriend has been acting strange for a while now. He forgets our dates and then... Read more...
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What God has to say about Carnival?
Thursday, 23 April 2015
Dear Editor, Many people and religious believers would be celebrating this yearly event called... Read more...
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King’s Day
Friday, 24 April 2015
Children of St. Maarten celebrated King’s Day with organized games at Melford Hazel Sport and... Read more...
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West Indies’ Brathwaite ton frustrates England
Friday, 24 April 2015
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada-- Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for two at the... Read more...
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Ensemble cast numbs pain of life in Anesthesia at Tribeca
Friday, 24 April 2015
NEW YORK--An ensemble cast led by actors Sam Waterston, Glenn Close and Kristen Stewart numb... Read more...
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Justin Bieber settles lawsuit with Florida photographer
Friday, 24 April 2015
MIAMI--A lawsuit against pop star Justin Bieber over an incident involving a photographer in Miami... Read more...
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L'oreal Presents...
Friday, 24 April 2015
~Hands –on Workshops~ All you make-up lovers out there are going to totally enjoy this! Join... Read more...
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Forget the martini lunch, sweatworking mixes business with exercise!
Friday, 24 April 2015
By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK -- Sweatworking, the growing practice of meeting clients for a walk,... Read more...
Editorial - Hopeful thoughts
Saturday, 25 April 2015
The King's Day Celebration hosted by Governor Eugene Holiday and themed "Service and Country" at... Read more...
Editorial - As a whole
Friday, 24 April 2015
It probably seems like a bit of a never-ending story, but promoting cooperation between the Dutch... Read more...
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Firiday Apr. 24, 2015
Friday, 24 April 2015
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Monday April 20, 2015
Monday, 20 April 2015
Notices April 25
Friday, 24 April 2015
Saturday, April 25 PET'S FOOD DRIVE Organised by PAWSITIVE SXM place: CostUless Time: 9:00am to... Read more...
Notices April 24
Thursday, 23 April 2015
Saturday, April 25 PET'S FOOD DRIVE Organised by PAWSITIVE SXM place: CostUless Time: 9:00am to... Read more...