MP Rolando Brison in Parliament

MP Brison: Government the hold up on UTS share sale

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Rolando Brison on Sunday said regrettably that his first initiative law is falling behind More...

CBCS Central Bank Head Offce in St. Maarten

Bob Traa appointed Central Bank president

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG — Effective June 13, 2019, Bob Traa has been temporarily appointed by the Supervisory Board (SB) of the More...

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Websites for dummies

By Hilbert Haar Technology is wonderful. I can be anywhere in the world, watch what is happening anywhere else and write about it. More...

New police uniforms KPSM 2019

St. Maarten Public Prosecutor’s Office to coordinate public relations in police investigation of fatal robbery of Canadian tourist man

PHILIPSBURG  — The Public Prosecutor’s Office has assumed the responsibility for all public statements to be made in regards More...

Parliament Budget Meeting Postponement - 7 June 2019

Parliament postpones handling 2019 budget

PHILIPSBURG – At the proposal of MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel and Jurendy Doran parliament postponed handling of the More...

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Prosecutor’s Office dispels rumor about hoard of cash seized in EURO investigation case

PHILIPSBURG — The spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor’s Office was quick to dispel the rumors circulating on social More...

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Truth and politics

By Hilbert Haar There is truth and then there is politics. Never did this become clearer than from the dogfight that erupted after More...

MP Rolando Brison in Parliament

MP Rolando Brison tables first Initiative Law on UTS Sale

~ Proposes funds go to Police Force, Pension and Affordable Housing ~ PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Rolando Brison on Wednesday More...

The Light Bearer

StMaartenNews Editorial

At the dawn of the internet it was seen as the cusp of the information age and was dubbed the information superhighway. The internet became the great equalizer where everyone, More...

Asking the right question

Reduce Re-Use Recycle Infographic

Hilbert Haar is on point with his opinion piece about the question whether members of Parliament have a hidden agenda when it comes to solving the problem of our mounting garbage More...

Are we prepared for retirement?

Cash Donations

Yesterday we received an email with the headline “The coming retirement crisis will be UGLY”. According to the email, recent studies confirm that most Americans are More...

All about the SXM Side Hustles - eBook Cover

All About The SXM Side Hustles

In an effort to bring awareness to the many ways you can make a little extra money here on St. Maarten as a side hustle besides your regular paying job, StMaartenNews.com decided More...

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

by Seth Miller Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that More...

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By Hilbert Haar Technology is wonderful. I can be anywhere in the world, watch what is happening anywhere else and write More...

No sense of urgency

Hilbert Haar

By Hilbert Haar Membership of parliament is supposed to be a full time job and our fifteen parliamentarians are More...

NAGICO Insurance Agents and Brokers Conference NAGICO Insurances awards intermediaries for outstanding performance

PHILIPSBURG — Agents and Brokers from across the 21 territories in which NAGICO Insurances operates were...

ART confiscated boat - EURO case Prosecutor’s Office dispels rumor about hoard of cash seized in EURO investigation case

PHILIPSBURG — The spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor’s Office was quick to dispel the rumors circulating...

Police Walk-Through - 190529 Police Stations now deemed ‘water and wind tight’

PHILIPSBURG – Following the completion of the first phase of works at the Philipsburg and Simpson...

St. Maarten Public Prosecutor’s Office to coordinate public relations in police investigation of fatal robbery of Canadian tourist man

New police uniforms KPSM 2019

PHILIPSBURG  — The Public Prosecutor’s Office has assumed the responsibility for all public statements More...

Prosecutor’s Office dispels rumor about hoard of cash seized in EURO investigation case

PHILIPSBURG — The spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor’s Office was quick to dispel the rumors circulating on social media that a..

Police Stations now deemed ‘water and wind tight’

PHILIPSBURG – Following the completion of the first phase of works at the Philipsburg and Simpson Bay police stations, both are..

Sarah on postponement budget debate 2019; calls it unfortunate for the country

Parliament with Chairlady of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams - 01 Apr 2019

Recap of the Parliament meeting of Friday, June 7, Unfortunate turn of events for the country Dear Editor, The More...

Ferrier is the latest hypocrite

Dear Editor, Well. Just when you think you’ve seen it all in St. Maarten politics you learn something new every day...

MP Peterson: “St. Maarten can not afford to be blacklisted post-Irma”

For the past months we have had meetings in Parliament to try to address the laws pertaining to the FATF (Financial..

Websites for dummies

Websites for Dummies By Hilbert Haar Technology is wonderful. I can be anywhere in the world, watch what is happening anywhere else and write..

Parliament postpones handling 2019 budget

Parliament Budget Meeting Postponement - 7 June 2019 PHILIPSBURG – At the proposal of MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel and Jurendy Doran parliament postponed handling of the draft 2019..
MP Rolando Brison in Parliament

MP Brison: Government the hold up on UTS share sale

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Rolando Brison on Sunday said regrettably that his first initiative law is falling behind due to..
St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP on Nomination Day - 20180105 HH

SMCP supports lowering MP salaries by 10%

PHILIPSBURG — In a press release today, St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP announced that it still stands firm on its position..
All about the SXM Side Hustles - eBook Cover

All About The SXM Side Hustles

In an effort to bring awareness to the many ways you can make a little extra money here on St. Maarten..
 
Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings

Minister Geerlings criticizes Dutch interference

PHILIPSBURG - Finance Minister Perry Geerlings criticized the Kingdom for interfering in St. Maarten’s affairs by attaching conditions to the provision..
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Government studies alternatives for waste-to-energy plant for dump

PHILIPSBURG – While the parliamentary committee for Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) debated last week the proposal for..
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Minister Johnson and MP Brison welcome SXM Festival VIPs

AIRPORT — These photos show the impact the SXM Festival internationally, as on Wednesday afternoon Minister of Tourism the Honourable Stuart..
 
Aircrafts at Grand Case Airport - Seth Miller Post

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

by Seth Miller Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little..
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Job Vacancies

GREAT BAY, ST. MAARTEN — EBS has the following vacancies available for your consideration. Suitable candidates can send their resume along..
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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..