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Lawyers for Silveria Jacobs demand $4 million in penalties from Olivier Arrindell

PHILIPSBURG -- In November of last year the Court in First Instance ordered Olivier Arrindell to rectify statements he had made in More...

Guilty without a sanction? You are still convicted of a crime, Supreme Court rules

THE HAGUE — Is someone convicted if a court finds a defendant guilty and punishable but does not impose a sanction? The Supreme More...

GEBE’s tariff-structure hampers energy transition

PHILIPSBURG — The structure of the tariffs used by Utilities Company GEBE are a stumbling block on the road to energy transition, More...

Court appoints appraiser to determine fair value of Mullet Bay

PHILIPSBURG -- The Common Court of Justice will appoint Greg Becker of the Canadian real estate management company Colliers as appraiser More...

National Alliance suggests budget amendment to facilitate solution for energy crisis

PHILIPSBURG – The faction of the National Alliance (NA) has requested an urgent meeting of parliament with the objective to establish More...

Two new parties to take part in August 19 elections

PHILIPSBURG — Two new political parties will contest the August 19 parliamentary elections: the Soualiga Action Movement (SAM) More...

PVV appoints Szabo as State Secretary for Kingdom Relations

THE HAGUE — Instead of Nicolien van Vroonhoven-Kok, the number two on the list of Pieter Omtzigt’s party New Social Contract More...

Egbert J. Doran Calls to Cancel 2024 Parliamentary Recess Amid Crisis and urgent pending matters

Philipsburg, St. Maarten – June 17, 2024 – MP Egbert J. Doran is requesting the upcoming Parliamentary recess to be canceled due More...

Industry standards be damned!

Utilities company NV GEBE had to do something quick to answer to the growing frustration about the power cuts that have been plaguing everybody’s life on St. Maarten these days. More...

A painful omission

Editorial Yes, we missed it too, but an alert by Renate and Denicio Brison pointed our noses on to the facts: the national decree announcing elections for August 19 contains More...

Voters’ real concerns: the Bread and Butter Issues

In the midst of political debates and legislative complexities surrounding the use of Article 59 of the Constitution of St. Maarten, it’s crucial to remember the core More...

St. Maarten is not real place; akin to St. Tosia

The situation on St. Maarten regarding the ongoing energy crisis with NV GEBE, the island’s utility company, highlights severe challenges that are affecting daily life on More...

The Screening Process Screams for Reform

By Terrance Rey One thing has become crystal clear in the screening of ministerial candidates for the new government under the leadership of formateur Dr. Luc Mercelina (URSM), More...

Plenty of options to improve energy supply, but nothing is happening

By Hilbert Haar The issues NV GEBE is experiencing to the dismay of many of its clients is not something that fell unexpectedly More...

A firm beating

By Hilbert Haar There are two reasons for putting an inmate at the Pointe Blanche prison in an isolation cell: More...

Lawyers for Silveria Jacobs demand $4 million in penalties from Olivier Arrindell

PHILIPSBURG -- In November of last year the Court in First Instance ordered Olivier Arrindell to...

Guilty without a sanction? You are still convicted of a crime, Supreme Court rules

THE HAGUE — Is someone convicted if a court finds a defendant guilty and punishable but...

GEBE’s tariff-structure hampers energy transition

PHILIPSBURG — The structure of the tariffs used by Utilities Company GEBE are a stumbling block...

Cusha Cartoons: the ultimate political satirical guide to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Cusha Cartoons is more than a collection of 96 satirical cartoons, published on StMaartenBews.com More...

VidMedia Solutions Wraps Up Successful Election Coverage

ST. PETERS — VidMedia Solutions, the video production company behind the groundbreaking ‘Election Watch: St. Maarten Decides’ coverage for the 2024..

StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV Launch News Cafe

StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV Launch News Cafe: A Weekly Intellectual Debate Show about St. Maarten news and developments St. Maarten, January 31,..

Universal Health Care at the Cigar Bar

Dear Editor, A while back at the Cigar Bar, seeing our conditions, the boys decided to discuss health care More...

Seizing the Green Energy Opportunity for St. Maarten

Letter to the Editor by Tadzio Bervoets As St. Maarten grapples with an ongoing power crisis, the call for robust solutions..

No Need to Point Fingers, We All Failed

Dear Editor, I observe Mr. Olivier Arrindell embarking on the process of founding his own political party and initiating his campaign...

National Alliance suggests budget amendment to facilitate solution for energy crisis

PHILIPSBURG – The faction of the National Alliance (NA) has requested an urgent meeting of parliament with the objective to establish..

Guilty without a sanction? You are still convicted of a crime, Supreme Court rules

THE HAGUE — Is someone convicted if a court finds a defendant guilty and punishable but does not impose a sanction?..

GEBE’s tariff-structure hampers energy transition

PHILIPSBURG — The structure of the tariffs used by Utilities Company GEBE are a stumbling block on the road to energy..
 

National Alliance suggests budget amendment to facilitate solution for energy crisis

PHILIPSBURG – The faction of the National Alliance (NA) has requested an urgent meeting of parliament with the objective to establish..

Court appoints appraiser to determine fair value of Mullet Bay

PHILIPSBURG -- The Common Court of Justice will appoint Greg Becker of the Canadian real estate management company Colliers as appraiser..

Airport beats expectations with higher number of passengers

PHILIPSBURG -- Airlines operating at Princess Juliana International Airport have added 1,596 seats to their carrying capacity during the period that..
 

Mullet Bay sale intended to cover Sun Resorts-debts

PHILIPSBURG — The intention to sell a small part of Mullet Bay aims to cover “huge debts” at its formal owner..

Cusha Cartoons book in production

Dear reader, Welcome to this page where I will be compiling the best of the satirical cartoons we have published over..

Luciano Homemade Gelato: A Taste of The Netherlands in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Luciano Homemade Gelato, a renowned name with 15 locations in the Netherlands and 2 in Bonaire, has recently opened..