Theo Heyliger

The road to UD-leader Theo Heyliger’s potential downfall

PHILISBURG - The arrest of Member of Parliament and leader of the United Democrats Theo Heyliger by the anti-orruption task force More...

Minister of Finance Geerlings with CBCS Director Jose Jardim in Parliament - 20 Feb 2019

Jardim: “We do our utmost to protect ENNIA’s policyholders”

PHILIPSBURG – The Central Bank will “do its utmost” to protect the interests of policyholders at troubled insurance company More...

Theo Heyliger

Theo Heyliger arrested in Larimar investigation

GREAT BAY — Suspect T.H. (48) was arrested by the Anti corruption Taskforce (TBO) this morning, February 19, 2019. The suspect More...

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Minister De Weever: Media Reporting about Prison Far from the Current Reality. Progress being made

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) – Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever took note of media reporting regarding the status of the Prison More...

IMF headquarters

IMF: Political stability critical for business investment decisions

PHILIPSBURG – Cumbersome regulations, red tape, weak governance, antiquated tax and labor laws, skill mismatches, restrictive More...

CBCS Central Bank Directors Oath Governor - 14 Feb 2019

CBCS Executive Directors took the oath before the Governor

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – On February 13, 2019, Mrs. Leila Matroos-Lasten and Mr. José Jardim were sworn in as Executive Directors More...

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Progress Committee: ‘Safety of the population is at risk”

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten’s Plans of Approach for the police and the prison – dating back to 2010 – have not been More...

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Dutch Quarter construction manager refutes allegations of non-payment of workers

DUTCH QUARTER—The construction manager of the Dutch Quarter project Stefan van de Tonnekreek has dismissed reports that his More...

Rude awakening

Claude Peterson Rude Awakening

MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson had a rude awakening this weekend when, during a presentation on Friday in Parliament about a design for a new Parliament Building as a More...

Think ahead

StMaartenNews Editorial

An interesting question was posed today on Facebook. The poster wanted to know how the Shutdown in the USA, the Yellow Vests issues in France and the Russian bombers in Venezuela More...

French side problems

StMaartenNews Editorial

According to reports coming out of the various districts and communities on the French side of Saint Martin/St. Maarten, people are complaining about a lot of issues affecting More...

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A real reason for concern

By Hilbert Haar Okay. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves with the case(s) against United Democrats-leader MP Theo Heyliger. The 48-year old was arrested on Tuesday and the prosecutor’s More...

A party for the happy few

By Hilbert Haar St. Maarten’s parliamentarians do not have a strong record when it comes to appreciating the contents of critical reports about the functioning of the government More...

Another paper tiger

Paper TIger

By Hilbert Haar The Financial Action Task Force has put forty recommendations in place that St. Maarten is supposed to follow. More...

WIVoice, The Critical Voice of the People

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WIVoice came on to the social media scene as a group on June 28, 2016, and has been a fixture on Facebook’s More...

UTS Management in Parliament - 20 Feb 2019 “Don’t send UTS to the cemetery”

PHILIPSBURG – “Make sure that you don’t send UTS to the cemetery and let it function...

Minister of Education Wycliffe Smith - 20 Feb 2019 Teachers and educators to meet on behavioral management

PHILIPSBURG — Teachers and educators will be attending meetings today and tomorrow on a training program...

Stripped Hyundai Tucson - Photo 721news Instagram Suspect in teacher vehicle theft still under investigation

~ Student will have his day in court ~ PHILIPSBURG — The recent theft of a...

Repairs at Police head Quarters and Simpson Bay police station commence

Renovation work at the police station 2

PHILIPSBURG — The long awaited repairs and mold remediation of the Police Head Quarters in Philipsburg More...

TAPS Program deemed a success

PHILIPSBURG — On Thursday 17th January 2019, the Sint Maarten Police Force in cooperation with the St. Maarten Academy P.S.V.E section..

Innocent life taken away

~ Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever pays sympathy visit to incident scene ~ RETREAT ESTATE — An innocent life has..

Time to Objectively Evaluate World Bank Program and Bottlenecks, says President of Parliament Wescot-Williams

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Philipsburg, St. Maarten, February 4, 2019 – Amidst reports of accomplishments by the Government of St. Maarten More...

MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson sarcastic comments misunderstood

PHILIPSBURG — Faction Leader in Parliament for the St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP and Member of Parliament Claude “Chacho” Peterson has..

Why Does St. Martin Not Have a National Anthem Almost 10 years after 10-10-10?

By Dr. Rhoda Arrindell Chapter 1 of the States Regulation (aka Constitution) of Sint Maarten, in its English translation of the..
Minister of Finance Geerlings with CBCS Director Jose Jardim in Parliament - 20 Feb 2019

Jardim: “We do our utmost to protect ENNIA’s policyholders”

PHILIPSBURG – The Central Bank will “do its utmost” to protect the interests of policyholders at troubled insurance company ENNIA, but..
Theo Heyliger

The road to UD-leader Theo Heyliger’s potential downfall

PHILISBURG - The arrest of Member of Parliament and leader of the United Democrats Theo Heyliger by the anti-orruption task force..
NAGICO Insurances building

A.M. Best Upgrades NAGICO’s Issuer Credit Rating

NAGICO’s leadership in catastrophe claims management affirmed as voted #1 insurance company for the 12th year in a row in St...
 
MOT Director Lygia Stella in Parliament 20 Feb 2019

MOT handles billions in unusual financial transactions

PHILIPSBURG – In 2017 and 2018, St. Maarten’s Financial Intelligence Unit (MOT) received close to 53,000 reports about unusual financial transactions..
Parliament meeting on GEBE with MP Frans Richardson - 5 Feb 2019

MP Richardson suggests new company for renewable energy

PHILIPSBURG – United St. Maarten party MP Frans Richardson suggested that during a central committee meeting on Tuesday that GEBE establish..
JetBlue inaugural FLL-SXM flight 14 Feb 2019 (1)

JetBlue Launches New Service from Fort Lauderdale Focus City to St. Maarten

Seasonal Service from Boston Also Set to Resume, with New Saturday Mint Flights Debuting on the Route. Saturday Mint Flights to..
 
JetBlue inaugural FLL-SXM flight 14 Feb 2019 (1)

JetBlue Launches New Service from Fort Lauderdale Focus City to St. Maarten

Seasonal Service from Boston Also Set to Resume, with New Saturday Mint Flights Debuting on the Route. Saturday Mint Flights to..
St. Maarten Day Breakfast by Kreative Juices Catering Services

Review Kreative Juices Catering Pre-St. Maarten Day Breakfast

Today, Friday, November 9, 2018, as a pre-St. Maarten Day gift, a complimentary container filled with a delicious and tasty breakfast..
Theo Heyliger

Arrests Theo’s business associates hit family hard

PHILIPSBURG — Amidst the news about the arrests of business associates of Member of Parliament, Theodore E. Heyliger, StMaartenNews.com explored the..