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Ancient history

By Hilbert Haar Remember September 11, 2015? It was not only the fourteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade More...

Stand With US USP

USP board calls on government to cease and desist with decisions

PHILIPSBURG — In a press release issued by the United St. Maarten Party (USP) on Thursday, the board is asking that the now More...

PM Leona Romeo-Marlin - 20190911

Government remains committed to agreement with World Bank about airport reconstruction

PHILIPSBURG – The government remains committed to the airport reconstruction financing agreement with the World Bank and the European More...

MP Franklin Meyers - PM Leona Romeo Marlin - MinJUS Cornelius De Weever - 20190910

MP Meyers goes independent; fate of two ministers in his hands

PHILIPSBURG — MP Franklin Meyers has declared himself an independent member of Parliament. A copy of his signed letter to the More...

PM Leona Romeo Marlin - Sep 2019

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin clarifies position on the financing of the Airport Reconstruction

PHILIPSBURG – During the Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday September 11th, Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin took More...

MP Franklin Meyers - PM Leona Romeo Marlin - MinJUS Cornelius De Weever - MP Claude Chacho Peterson - 20190910

Government in limbo

PHILIPSBURG – The government of St. Maarten remains in limbo day two after United Democrats faction leader Franklin Meyers withdrew More...

LLA Signing UTS Share Transfer - 10 Sep 2019

Liberty Latin America announces acquisition of remaining 12.5% of UTS

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG — Liberty Latin America Ltd. (“LLA”) today has announced that it has completed the acquisition of More...

Aerial shot Port StMaarten with cruise ships

French/Dutch Tourist officials continue mission to promote St. Maarten globally

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunication (TEATT), the Honorable Stuart Johnson departs More...

Screening: a step in the right direction

Screening process

By Hilbert Haar Is screening candidates for positions on supervisory boards of government-owned companies a good idea? Definitely. In fact, I am almost taken aback by Prime Minister More...

Mullet Bay to take center stage

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The parliamentary inquiry proposal submitted by member of Parliament Rolando Brison as faction leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) aims to shed light on the decades More...

Anti-Lee sentiments run deep. Why?

StMaartenNews Editorial

That human behavior is unpredictable is a fact. With all the smart inventions predicted in Star Trek – from the Universal Translator, to the Medical Tricorder and the Communicator More...

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Why St. Maarten has an Integrity Chamber

By Hilbert Haar Part 1 of the history leading up to the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on St. Maarten. Log in here on StMaartenNews.com to read this full review or become More...

Ask Sjamira

Op-Ed about the merits of recruitment in the selection process for supervisory board member candidates By Hilbert Haar I recently had to have a document certified by the Dutch More...

Ancient history

Hilbert Haar

By Hilbert Haar Remember September 11, 2015? It was not only the fourteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World More...

A very bad idea

Hilbert Haar

An Exposé by Hilbert Haar Hilbert Haar exposes for the second time the moves of the 'shadow government' on St. More...

Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams Sarah: “US Preclearance More Than Just a Presence at PJIA”

Philipsburg – Now the issue that is polarizing the community of St. Maarten is the planned...

NIPA NIPA board held strategic planning sessions to strengthen its forward trajectory

CAY HILL – The National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA) is continuing to strengthen its forward trajectory...

TBO Anti Corruption Taskforce Two arrested and released in BTP-investigation code name Aquamarine

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday September 2, 2019, a member of parliament of Sint Maarten was detained...

Joint controls held in the Point Blanch prison

Foto TIM VAN DIJK

PHILIPSBURG — Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019, at 6am, the personnel of the Pointe Blanche Prison together More...

Suspect in alleged attempted rape found dead on the French side

PHILIPSBURG — Detectives at the Juvenile and Morals Department are presently investigating a case of attempted rape which according to the..

Police Force receives work-visit from Progress Committee

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday July 30th the Police Chief Carl John and Management team received a scheduled work-visit from the Progress..

What can we learn from the Dorian experience in Abacos?

StMaartenNews Letters

Dear Editor, Super hurricanes are likely to be a regular feature of island life in the Caribbean in the future. More...

A unique achievement by Winair

Dear Editor, A remarkable report about aviation and government caught my eye in your online publication recently. It is a global..

TBO: THE BULL IN A GLASS CAGE

Dear Editor, The integrity filled TBO (Team Betterment Oppression) that is being permitted to create havoc here. This team of Dutch..
Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams

Sarah: “US Preclearance More Than Just a Presence at PJIA”

Philipsburg – Now the issue that is polarizing the community of St. Maarten is the planned US preclearance presence at the..
Stand With US USP

USP board calls on government to cease and desist with decisions

PHILIPSBURG — In a press release issued by the United St. Maarten Party (USP) on Thursday, the board is asking that..
AVET Signing with SZV

SZV-insured get access to non-emergency transport from Accessible Ventures

PHILIPSBURG — Social and Health Insurances SZV and Accessible Ventures recently signed a service agreement that would benefit those most in..
 
SZV MinFin Signing Letter Of Intent LOI Debt - 28082019

Government debt of NAf 91 million to SZV one step closer to resolve

PHILIPSBURG — Director of SZV Glen A. Carty and Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings signed a letter of intent on Friday..
StMaartenNews Letters

What can we learn from the Dorian experience in Abacos?

Dear Editor, Super hurricanes are likely to be a regular feature of island life in the Caribbean in the future. The..
MP Rolando Brison submits proposal - 20190813

Towers timeshare owners have MP Brison’s attention

PHILIPSBURG – Member of Parliament Rolando Brison has invited Leona Peterson Naude, the spokeswoman for the disgruntled timeshare owners at The..
 
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Learn the keywords that give you insights into the insurance business in our series of short stories from a client who..