Marie-Amelie Leydet School presented a Hawaiian theme for the parade. (Robert Luckock photo)
MARIGOT--Just three schools and one association participated in Sunday’s Children’s Parade in Marigot, the first event of the 2020 Carnival programme.
Finance Minister Ardwell Irion
~ Irion negotiates ‘alternative’ for MPs’ salary cut ~
PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion played a key role in renegotiating some of the conditions for liquidity support from the Netherlands, which could see St. Maarten receiving NAf. 50.2 million this year, representing the support the country was about to lose for 2018 and the amount pending for 2019.
PHILIPSBURG--After having served for more than 37 years, Angela Richards-Huggins’ period of service in education has officially come to an end.
Richards-Huggins, St. Maarten’s former First Lady, has bade farewell to the Foundation of Secondary Education SVOBE, which oversees Milton Peters College (MPC) and Sundial School.
PHILIPSBURG--The United People’s (UP) party faction has called Minister of Public Health, Labour and Social Affairs VSA Pamela Gordon-Carty to Parliament to discuss the new policy on the issuance of labour permits, as published in the National Gazette on Friday, February 7.
Authorities preparing to burn the marijuana on Friday afternoon.
PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten Customs seized almost 2½ tonnes of marijuana on Friday, in what may be the largest marijuana seizure in St. Maarten history. The contraband was found in a container at Port St. Maarten.