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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

marquezMEXICO CITY--Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87.

A prolific writer who started out as a newspaper reporter, Garcia Marquez's masterpiece was "One Hundred Years of Solitude," a dream-like, dynastic epic that helped...

Clinton pregnant with her first child

NEW YORK--Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former President...

Jay Z brings Made in America music festival to Los Angeles

jayzLOS ANGELES--Rapper Jay Z joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday to announce that his music festival...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez delicate after pneumonia

BOGOTA--Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has recovered from pneumonia but his condition...

Paul Walker's brothers will fill in for late actor in Fast 7

walkerLOS ANGELES--The brothers of actor Paul Walker, who died in November, will fill in for the late action star in order...

Cyrus hospitalized for allergic reaction

LOS ANGELES--Singer Miley Cyrus cancelled her Tuesday show in Kansas City, Missouri, after being hospitalized for a...

Hunger Games: Catching Fire sweeps MTV Movie Awards

mtvLOS ANGELES--Young adult favourite "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was voted 'movie of the year' and scooped top...

Flavor Flav strikes plea deal in Las Vegas battery lawsuit

LAS VEGAS--Rapper Flavor Flav must attend counseling sessions after pleading guilty to lesser charges on Monday in a...

Railway Man revisits war prisoner's horror and forgiveness

colinNEW YORK--Shortly before wrapping up filming for "The Railway Man," a World War Two drama about a former British Army...

Pakistani judge throws out murder case against baby

LAHORE, Pakistan--A Pakistani judge threw out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby on Saturday...

A Minute With: Football's Arian Foster on acting and NFL draft

LOS ANGELES--Houston Texans running back Arian Foster tests his Hollywood acting skills on the big screen as a...

Gillan plays with perceptions in ghostly thriller Oculus

LOS ANGELES--A haunted mirror, a murderous father and two siblings seeking revenge form the plot for the new...

Hollywood heavyweights put climate change manifesto on TV

climateLOS ANGELES--As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is...

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman

colbertLOS ANGELES--A new kind of Stephen Colbert will be coming to late-night network television as he succeeds CBS's "Late...

En route to Amazon, Rio 2 explores Brazil's musical diversity

rio2LOS ANGELES--As the opening scenes of "Rio 2" begins, so does the beat.

The film, a follow up to 2011's successful...

Mickey Rooney's wife, estate tussle over actor's remains

LOS ANGELES--The estranged wife of actor Mickey Rooney and his estate are locked in a legal tussle over the remains...

Draper at odds with changing world as Mad Men returns

madmenLOS ANGELES--The dresses are shorter, the women are bolder and the weather is sunnier, but Don Draper has never been...

Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies

rooneyLOS ANGELES--Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while a brash teenager in the...

Navy picks up US family with sick baby from boat in Pacific

rescueLOS ANGELES--Rescuers plucked a seriously ill American baby girl and her family from a sailboat in the Pacific Ocean...

Denzel Washington wins raves on Broadway for A Raisin in the Sun

denzelNEW YORK--Denzel Washington may be best known for his film roles, but the award-winning actor is dazzling theater...

David Letterman to retire from CBS Late Show in 2015

lettermanLOS ANGELES--Comedian David Letterman, who brought a sardonic, offbeat wit to late-night television, along with bits...

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Ombudsman named as Woman of Great Esteem
Saturday, 19 April 2014
BROOKLYN, New York--The Board of Directors of the distinguished Woman of Great Esteem (WGE)... Read more...
Funeral home’s co-director sentenced for gun possession
Saturday, 19 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Royal Funeral Home's co-director, Akkoye Jacquez Meyers (22), was sentenced on appeal... Read more...
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Reports untrue of chikungunya in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Friday, 18 April 2014
ST. VINCENT--There are no confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in St. Vincent... Read more...
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One of the most important food crops in the World under threat in the Caribbean
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
NEW YORK, United States--Caribbean banana producing countries have been warned to be on their guard... Read more...
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Signs of healing in Texas town a year after deadly plant blast
Friday, 18 April 2014
WEST, Texas--Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of a deadly explosion at a... Read more...
Obama budget would boost US tax revenue, cut deficits
Friday, 18 April 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenue by... Read more...
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Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm
Friday, 18 April 2014
SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine--Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they... Read more...
Plight of the suffering stressed in Pope’s Good Friday service
Friday, 18 April 2014
ROME--The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated... Read more...
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The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?
Friday, 18 April 2014
NEWCASTLE, England--The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor,... Read more...
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In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
TOYOTA CITY, Japan/IRVINE, California--In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the... Read more...
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Joint Court of Justice does not know how to count to two
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Editor, I realize that a newspaper usually is not the right place to discuss the content of... Read more...
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Soon to be mommy
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Queenie, I have a boyfriend and he promised that he would marry me. We bought rings and set... Read more...
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Little League prepares for season
Friday, 18 April 2014
Uniforms were being handed out at the St. Maarten Little League Complex on Pond Island Thursday and... Read more...
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Brooks steals four bases at Florida Showcase
Friday, 18 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG—Sixteen- year- old Denzel Brooks has returned from Perfect Game Academy Challenge in... Read more...
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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87
Friday, 18 April 2014
MEXICO CITY--Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and... Read more...
Clinton pregnant with her first child
Friday, 18 April 2014
NEW YORK--Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of... Read more...
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Ready Set Sail in New Ireland
Friday, 18 April 2014
Nuguria, Lihir & Kavieng   By Laura Bijnsdorp   From Bourgainville, we travelled... Read more...
The Long Lost Letter
Friday, 18 April 2014
By Will Johnson    Recently when reading the book “Fourteen Islands in the Sun” by... Read more...
Editorial - Lesser evil
Friday, 18 April 2014
That Curaçao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes (PS) in today's edition is rather critical of the "Reforma"... Read more...
Editorial - Fair share
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Efforts to provide coverage for persons living in St. Maarten who for whatever reason have no... Read more...
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Thursday Apr. 17, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
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Wednesday Apr. 16, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Notices April 17
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...
Notices April 16
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...