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Introducing St. Maarten’s new dental hygienist: Esmee Bakker

By Terrance Rey Esmee Bakker is an oral hygienist or what is known as a dental hygienist. She is 41 years of age, married and has two sons, 6 and 9 years old. Esmee is a new dental hygienist on the island More...

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Introducing St. Maarten’s new dental hygienist: Esmee Bakker

By Terrance Rey Esmee Bakker is an oral hygienist or what is known as a dental hygienist. She is 41 years of age, married and has More...

Complaints cast shadow over garbage collection bidding process

PHILIPSBURG -- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is extremely concerned about complaints he has received about More...

TelEm awaits new proposal from union

PHILIPSBURG -- The spat between TelEm CEO Kendal Dupersoy and SMCU-leader Ludson Evers has calmed down a bit after Dupersoy retracted More...

Relationship between TelEm and union deteriorates

~ TelEm CEO admits to ghetto tone in letter to SMCU ~ PHILIPSBURG -- The relationship between TelEm’s Chief Executive Officer Kendal More...

MP Buncamper balks at decision to prosecute him

PHILIPSBURG — The Common Court of Justice has ordered the Public Prosecutor’s Office to prosecute MP Claudius Buncamper for More...

MPs renew attack on airport director Mingo

PHILIPSBURG — Members of Parliament fired dozens of questions about the airport at Minister Ludmilla de Weever (Tourism, Economic More...

Airport holding agreed with World Bank funding-conditions and still turned to Piper Jaffray

PHILIPBURG -- It is about time to get the facts straight about the Princess Juliana International Airport now that politicians use More...

Knops not happy with the way St. Maarten manages its airport

~ Political agreement no guarantee for smooth cooperation ~ THE HAGUE – State Secretary Raymond Knops is not happy with the More...

Loopholes

There are so many loopholes in our laws that we can rightfully be called the land of the lawless. Time to plug those loopholes. Do you agree? Leave a comment below…  More...

All for the lack of money

A presentation by constitution expert Prof. Jan De Boer started off by explaining that the emergency legislation is not a government initiative but an obligation under the Constitution More...

10x the next 10 years

As we commemorate today, 10-10-20, 10 years of Country Sint Maarten since 10-10-10, we must inexorably conclude: “We have nothing to be proud about!” The past weeks More...

Anti-Corruption Day 2020: whistleblower protection program needed

Wednesday, December 9th, was International Anti-Corruption Day. The difficulty of exposing corruption makes a mechanism to support whistleblowers essential. In St. Maarten, the More...

How do we tackle the issue of trash everywhere on St. Maarten?

~ How to deal with litterbugs? ~ What do you do when you see people littering? ~ Many people are seen littering the streets and beaches despite there being bins for the same. More...

Borderline criminal (part 1)

By Hilbert Haar Blogger Bibi Shaw is a borderline criminal. At least, that is the inevitable conclusion if statements attributed More...

In the doldrums

By Hilbert Haar The World Bank has finally sounded the alarm over the progress and viability of the airport reconstruction More...

Justice Minister tightens immigration rules

PHILIPSBURG -- Justice Minister Anna Richardson has published new guidelines for the admission and expulsion of...

Emmanuel: Government willfully stalling by postponing COHO meeting again

PHILIPSBURG — With a second postponement of the Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Organization...

Complaints cast shadow over garbage collection bidding process

PHILIPSBURG -- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is extremely concerned about complaints he has received...

Meeting between Philipsburg Merchants Association and St. Maarten Police Force

~ And other reports ~ PHILIPSBURG — Philipsburg Merchants Association and members of St. Maarten Police More...

Police force intensifying investigation into car theft ring

PHILIPSBURG — The Police of Sint Maarten (KPSM) has been continuously working towards putting a halt  to the increase in car..

Ombudsman: “There is no proper towing policy”

PHILIPSBURG – The government’s towing and parking policy is a mess, and in parts nonexistent, and the public prosecutor’s office has..

Pro Soualiga response to StMaartenNews.com review article

Dear Editor, Please find a reply to your article entitled “Pro Soualiga Twists old study to fit its agenda“ Firstly, More...

Unfair incarceration

Dear Editor, The practice of locking people up for questioning has got to stop. Taking innocent people out of their beds..

WICSU-PSU union says “Communication is Key!”

The WICSU-PSU Union read with much dismay the press release “All draft function books to be submitted by December 23” which appeared..

Emmanuel: Government willfully stalling by postponing COHO meeting again

PHILIPSBURG — With a second postponement of the Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Organization for Reform and Development (COHO),..

Complaints cast shadow over garbage collection bidding process

PHILIPSBURG -- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is extremely concerned about complaints he has received about the tendering process to..

Who is paying SMN-News?

~ Amateur hour with Bibi Shaw ~ By Hilbert Haar Freedom of the press and freedom of the right of expression..
 

Airport holding agreed with World Bank funding-conditions and still turned to Piper Jaffray

PHILIPBURG -- It is about time to get the facts straight about the Princess Juliana International Airport now that politicians use..

Auction Pasanggrahan hotel rescheduled for March 4, 2021 – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG – The auction of the Pasanggrahan Royal Guest House on Front Street is not off the books yet. OBNA, the..

Carnival foundation responds to comments Minister of TEATT and PM

~ The SCDF would like to issue the following statement in response to comments made today by the Minister of TEATT..
 

Financial Intelligence Unit’s powers are regulated by law

PHILIPSBURG — In the first quarter of 2025 St. Maarten will be evaluated by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF)...

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Pet Planet VI is seeking a skilled Pet Groomer for its Doggie Day Spa in Tortola, BVI. Interested applicants must have..

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Whatsapp us via +1-721-588-0800 to get the latest menus from our selection of daily chefs and caterers delivering delicious dishes of..