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Former Minister Tuitt dodged wage taxes as director of Aruban lottery-foundation

PHILIPSBURG – Former Minister of Finance Roland Tuitt is out of a job again, after the Aruban Court in First Instance dissolved More...

MP Brison turns to the “low-hanging fruit” of stray animals

PHILIPSBURG — Dr. Edward Joonho Lee, a board certified anesthesiologist base in Sarasota, Florida, intends to set up a “pop-up More...

MPC team Upcycle wins grand prize National Youth Pitch competition finals

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs speaking at the NYP Competition finals on Sunday, Novembe 20, 2022, said she wants More...

A vision plan for Quarter Development? Where have we heard that before?

PHILIPSBURG – The Council of Ministers recently approved a “vision plan” for the development of what is now called the Quarter More...

Supreme Court puts civil inquiry at harbor companies to rest

PHILIPSBURG — The Supreme Court has firmly closed the door on a request from the Public Prosecutor’s Office to order a civil More...

Sol Antilles hosted oil spill response training

PHILIPSBURG — Eighteen energy professionals received their specialist certificates from the international industry cooperative More...

Supreme Court’s conclusion goes against Eratos in Sabra-bankruptcy

PHILIPSBURG — The Erato-family is on the brink of losing ownership of 38 rights of apartment after a conclusion by the Supreme More...

The Prins Bernhard Culture Fund awards NIA for its efforts in the fields of Arts and Culture on St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — On November 9th, 2022, His Excellency, Mr. Ajamu Baly, Governor of St. Maarten addressed the attendees at the More...

Parliamentary Democracy at its finest

What happened today, Monday, October 17, 2022, in Parliament is Parliamentary Democracy at its finest. A motion to add an agenda point to today’s public meeting of Parliament More...

Paper trails and money trails

We don’t understand why the airport is asking employees to provide information about payments made to them while an internal audit – or even a forensic audit More...

Commonalities and consequences

It is a sign of the times when we see convicted former Port CEO Mark Mingo after five years of radio silence giving an interview about his conviction in the Court of First Instance More...

Stooges

By Hilbert Haar StMaartenNews.com publisher Terrance Rey wrote an interesting column for dossierkoninkrijksrelaties.nl about the phenomenon of stooges in St. Maarten. I’d like More...

The Golden Key scam

By Terrance Rey When I think I have read and written everything about Mullet Bay, I read something new that makes me fall off my chair and force me to pick up the pen to write More...

A star is born

By Hilbert Haar MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten dealt a quick blow to her political adversaries after she was voted out of her More...

Village politics

By Hilbert Haar With the Silveria Jacobs government teetering on the brink of collapse, the question arises why More...

MP Brison turns to the “low-hanging fruit” of stray animals

PHILIPSBURG — Dr. Edward Joonho Lee, a board certified anesthesiologist base in Sarasota, Florida, intends to...

A vision plan for Quarter Development? Where have we heard that before?

PHILIPSBURG – The Council of Ministers recently approved a “vision plan” for the development of what...

Supreme Court puts civil inquiry at harbor companies to rest

PHILIPSBURG — The Supreme Court has firmly closed the door on a request from the Public...

Policy establishes fees for towing cars

PHILIPSBURG — Towed cars could cost their owners or users between $75 and $115 plus a daily storage fee More...

Second Annual Justice Week Conference a Success for St. Maarten

Philipsburg – The Ministry of Justice held the second annual Justice Week Conference 2022 hosted by the Honorable Minister of Justice..

Justice chain function books create financial headache, or unrest within the police force

PHILIPSBURG — “My heartfelt congrats to all service members of the justice chain with the approval of the function books.” That..

Concerning The Quarter Development

Dear Editor, What are in the plans for St. Martin’s people? Nothing? At one time I brought notice to More...

MP Melissa Gumbs on Unity Flag meeting

Dear Editor, Please permit me some space to address the general public. You see, there’s bound to be the usual political..

Motions Dutch Second Chamber present open-door opportunities for Sint Maarten

~ Comments and Proposals on follow up to Motions presented in the Dutch Second Chamber by Member of Parliament Drs. Jorien..

Miedema? Dutch government has never heard of him

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations does not know Jacob A. Miedema, the representative of a Dutch..

MP Brison turns to the “low-hanging fruit” of stray animals

PHILIPSBURG — Dr. Edward Joonho Lee, a board certified anesthesiologist base in Sarasota, Florida, intends to set up a “pop-up vet..

Sol Antilles hosted oil spill response training

PHILIPSBURG — Eighteen energy professionals received their specialist certificates from the international industry cooperative Oil Spill Response Ltd. (OSRL) upon completion..
 

MPC team Upcycle wins grand prize National Youth Pitch competition finals

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs speaking at the NYP Competition finals on Sunday, Novembe 20, 2022, said she wants these..

Ansary loses legal fight for Mullet Bay

PHILIPSBURG — Hushang Ansary’s attempt to regain control of Sun Resorts and thereby of Mullet Bay has failed. The Court in..

Cdr. Bud Slabbaert and the search for St. Maarten’s unique selling point

PHILIPSBURG — In his article ‘Positioning a Caribbean tourism destination’ Cdr. Bud Slabbaert basically points out that a destination must have..
 

Supreme Court’s conclusion goes against Eratos in Sabra-bankruptcy

PHILIPSBURG — The Erato-family is on the brink of losing ownership of 38 rights of apartment after a conclusion by the..

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Its Time SXM, Kreative Juices and Carnival Foundation Fundraising Partnership in support of Queen Pageant Participants

PHILIPSBURG — Its Time SXM, Kreative Juices and the Pageantry Committee of the Carnival Development Foundation have come together to organize..