Hilbert Haar

Gestapo tactics

By Hilbert Haar Oh oh; the justice system is doing what it is supposed to do and politicians start to feel the heat. Don’t let their More...

Collage Chief Prosecutor accepting petition from Elton Jones - 20180829

Special Report: Public Prosecutor’s Office shares views on ‘Statute of Limitations’

~ Public Prosecutor’s Office seeking to implement various instruments such as JASAP, Justice As Soon As Possible ~ PHILIPSBURG More...

Illegal parking in Front Street

Police and Public Prosecutor to tackle illegal parking

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Department in discussion with the Public Prosecutor in charge of traffic have come to the decision More...

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the “Stand for SXM Petition” from citizens

PHILIPSBURG – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on Monday, September 24, 2018, to debate the “Stand More...

Governor Office Cabinet

Naturalized Dutch citizens could lose their Dutch citizenship

PHILIPSBURG — Naturalized persons on the island may lose their Dutch nationality if they have not relinquished their former More...

SZV-building

Medical providers complain about payments

PHILIPSBURG — Doctors and Pharmacists have complained that they are not being paid on time for services rendered to the patients More...

Saba roads clean

Saba Quiz

Photo caption: This photo was taken in Saba in the area commonly known as Hell’s Gate. What strikes you the most in this photo? More...

Saba Airport runway under construction - 20180920 TR

Saba Airport renovation well underway to be completed by October 8th

ZION’S HILL, SABA — Saba Airport renovation and runway resurfacing is well underway to be completed by the scheduled date More...

Only brief reference to St. Maarten in Troonrede

King Willem Alexander & Maxima - Prinsjesdag 2018 - Photo by RTL

THE HAGUE / PHILIPSBURG – Four paragraphs before the end of the annual Troonrede in Den Haag, King Willem-Alexander devoted more space than usual on the Caribbean part of the More...

Friendly raids

StMaartenNews Editorial

This week the Public Prosecutor’s Office issued a press statement wherein mentioned was made that “raids” were conducted at three construction companies at More...

Replacement ministers

StMaartenNews Editorial

MP Doran has a point when he states that every minister has a replacement in the event of their absence. Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin made a point of outlining this clearly More...

Hilbert Haar

Gestapo tactics

By Hilbert Haar Oh oh; the justice system is doing what it is supposed to do and politicians start to feel the heat. Don’t let their cries of Gestapo-tactics, denationalization More...

Unqualified teachers

By Hilbert Haar What is the definition of a qualified teacher? This question popped into my mind when I read about Minister Wycliffe Smith’s summary of the state of affairs More...

The Great Train Journey – part 5

Dorasan Station - 20180905 HH

By Hilbert Haar Seoul is a city of 10 million, roughly 250 times the sizes of Dutch St. Maarten. Entering South Korea is More...

The Great Train Journey – part 4

At the Dinosaur Museum - 20180829 HH

By Hilbert Haar On a Wednesday afternoon, we wander over to the visa center of the Chinese embassy in Ulaanbaatar. More...

Drs. Nichalin Martina (Tax Office Bonaire) visits Minister of Finance 20092018 Minister Geerlings receives Director Tax Administration Caribbean Netherlands

~ ‘Further talks on collaboration as part of the restructuring Tax Office’ ~ Philipsburg – Minister...

Illegal parking in Front Street Police and Public Prosecutor to tackle illegal parking

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Department in discussion with the Public Prosecutor in charge of traffic have...

Governor Office Cabinet Naturalized Dutch citizens could lose their Dutch citizenship

PHILIPSBURG — Naturalized persons on the island may lose their Dutch nationality if they have not...

If only

StMaartenNews Letters

Dear Editor, Many years ago there was a board of directors that took the decision to build a new airport building More...

Relying on our own strength with the will to support each other

By Elco Rosario It was around September 1998 when I was visited in my notary office on Sint Maarten by two..

Our views on Theo vs the judicial process

Dear Editor, Lets line up the following facts: 1. The failure of many developing countries, particularly small ones has been caused..

Special Report: 7-parts series explaining the Public Prosecutor’s views on the statutes of limitations

This is a special report brought to you by StMaartenNews.com outlining the views of the Public Prosecutor’s More...

Special Report: Public Prosecutor’s Office shares views on ‘Statute of Limitations’

~ Public Prosecutor’s Office seeking to implement various instruments such as JASAP, Justice As Soon As Possible ~ PHILIPSBURG — On..

Police and Public Prosecutor to tackle illegal parking

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Department in discussion with the Public Prosecutor in charge of traffic have come to the decision to..

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the “Stand for SXM Petition” from citizens

PHILIPSBURG – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on Monday, September 24, 2018, to debate the..
Hilbert Haar

Gestapo tactics

By Hilbert Haar Oh oh; the justice system is doing what it is supposed to do and politicians start to feel..
Dwayne Elgin NAGICO - Ravi Daryanani PJIA

Nearly $700 Million USD paid out by NAGICO thus far; PJIA Airport latest recipient

Nearly $700 Million USD paid by NAGICO to insureds in the Caribbean thus far The US$58.2 Million Dollar judgement fully paid..
 
Drs. Nichalin Martina (Tax Office Bonaire) visits Minister of Finance 20092018

Minister Geerlings receives Director Tax Administration Caribbean Netherlands

~ ‘Further talks on collaboration as part of the restructuring Tax Office’ ~ Philipsburg – Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings received..
smoking-dump-22-oct-2016

Enemy of the people

By Hilbert Haar A giant murderer, a toxic monster and we need immediate action. Minister Miklos Giterson used all these words..
Saba Airport runway under construction - 20180920 TR

Saba Airport renovation well underway to be completed by October 8th

ZION’S HILL, SABA — Saba Airport renovation and runway resurfacing is well underway to be completed by the scheduled date of..
 
Minister Wycliffe Smith at Sr. Regina School

Minister Smith Visits Sr. Regina School – Apologises for Error Made in Presentation to Parliament

Philipsburg, September 17, 2018 — Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, the Honourable Wycliffe Smith visited the Sister Regina Primary..
RESILIENCE Book cover

A year later: IRMA interviews published in RESILIENCE – SXM open for business!

PHILIPSBURG — One year after hurricane Irma, the corporate community of St. Maarten is on review in the book RESILIENCE –..
Roeland Zwanikken

Is it legal to attach conditions to an offer for financial aid?

By Roeland Zwanikken Art. 36 of the Kingdom Charter stipulates that the Netherlands, Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten (will) provide each..