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GreenBox Team

Over 2,000 students to start recycling with GreenBox

PHILIPSBURG — Over 2000 students and teachers across seven Catholic elementary and high schools will start the school year with More...

Office Ombudsman SXM

Ombudsman commences Open House Project “The Best School Ombudsman” for Students

Philipsburg — The Bureau of the Ombudsman has embarked on a project geared towards the Academic High schools on St. Maarten. More...

Miklos Gitterson - Minister of VROMI

VROMI announces daily closing of landfill dump site at 6pm

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), Miklos Giterson, informs the More...

Facebook Post Police Force Dump Fire - 20180807

Reaction Public Prosecutor’s Office on recent dump fire

Philipsburg — The Public Prosecutor’s Office has taken note of concerns on social media platforms concerning the recent dump More...

Dump on Fire - 2018080703

Police drone footage of fire at original landfill dump site; residents urged to close all door and windows and avoid inhalation of the toxic smoke

POND ISLAND — Once again, the original dump site at the landfill on Pond Island is on fire. The Fire Department is hard at work More...

USM new students orientation week - 20180807

USM welcomes new students

Philipsburg — On Monday, 6 August 2018, the University of St. Martin (USM) welcomed a group of 14 new students to its academic More...

Hilbert Haar - foto Milton Pieters

The presumption of innocence

By Hilbert Haar The presumption of innocence is a crucial component of our judicial system. You are innocent until proven guilty in More...

MP Egbert Doran

MP Doran: Government is not the place for “WAR” but “WORK”

MP Egbert Jurendy Doran re-assures the people of Sint Maarten of his commitment to serve. “I have been elected to represent you 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...

Today for me, tomorrow for you

StMaartenNews Editorial

It still remains a mystery why the roles and functioning of supervisory boards of directors are so confusing when the corporate governance codes, rules and regulations are available More...

Failing to plan is planning to fail

StMaartenNews Editorial

The ‘problem‘ at the Kadaster highlights another problem we have here in St. Maarten. The fact that it is so hard to find qualified people for the various (top) positions More...

StMaartenNews Opinion

Mafia profiling

For years the Dutch media has described St. Maarten's own businessman and casino owner, Francesco Corallo, as a 'mafia boss'. Now the press in The Netherlands and in both Curacao More...

Corporate Governance and The Role of The Supervisory Board of Directors (SBD)

Corporate Governance and the role of the Supervisory Board of Directors is back on the forefront with the issues surrounding the urgent dismissal of the board of the Princess More...

Homeless by choice

SXM Promotion at Red Square - Photo HH

By Hilbert Haar My life as a global nomad began on June 26 when I stepped on a plane in Grand Case headed for Paris. Reality More...

The presumption of innocence

Hilbert Haar - foto Milton Pieters

By Hilbert Haar The presumption of innocence is a crucial component of our judicial system. You are innocent until More...

DCIM104GOPROGOPR7973.JPG Unknown Incident Causes Significant Damage To Nature Foundation ‘Fragments of Recovery’ Coral Reef Restoration Program

Cole Bay — An unknown incident, more than likely caused by a large vessel, caused significant...

French -Dutch Police Controls French and Dutch joint border controls continues

PHILIPSBURG — The general joint controls as announced in a prior press releases between the law...

MHF Award Presentation Winners Within the Dark Essay Competition MHF presents winners at “Within the Dark” Award Ceremony

CAY HILL — On Friday, August 3rd, 2018, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) presented Shola Scott,...

Johnson to MP Doran: “The people’s business is a fulltime job”

TEATT Minister Stuart Johnson

PHILIPSBURG — After one month in office, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication More...

SHTA: Private Sector asks “Why Not?”

At this point focus needs to be on a way forward. The struggle between the private sector and the public sector..

Ways to Improved Royal Decorations Applications for local Honorees

Dear Editor, As a Community spirited person, I saw a headline in your newspaper dated April 28th, 2018 that got my..

Reaction Public Prosecutor’s Office on recent dump fire

Facebook Post Police Force Dump Fire - 20180807

Philipsburg — The Public Prosecutor’s Office has taken note of concerns on social media platforms concerning More...

Statement Joint Legal Defense Team of Francesco Corallo

Philipsburg — The Joint Legal Defense Team of Mr. Francesco Corallo took notice of the press release and statements of the..

Statement Curacao Public Prosecutor about Francesco Corallo

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG –In a press release regarding the asset recovery case against Gerrit Schotte and his lifepartner Cicely van der Dijs, the..
MP Rolando Brison

Brison: TEATT Committee calls 7 meetings on economy

Philipsburg – The chairman for the committee for Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication MP Rolando Brison, Faction Leader of United..
MP Egbert Doran

MP Doran: Unacceptable that Ministers keep postponing meetings

~ “The people need answers now” says MP Doran ~ Philipsburg – A continuation of Central Committee meeting of the Princess..
NAGICO Insurances building

PJIA satisfied with judgement ordering NAGICO to pay an advance of USD 33,2 million

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten (Monday July 30, 2018) – In a judgment of 30 July 2018, the Sint Maarten Court of..
 
Robert Boekhold - Mortgage Guardian at Kadaster 26072018

Robert Boekhold appointed as Interim Mortgage Custodian

PHILIPSBURG—Robert Boekhold has officially been appointed as Interim Mortgage Custodian and Acting Director of Kadaster. On Thursday July 26, Director of..
GreenBox Team

Over 2,000 students to start recycling with GreenBox

PHILIPSBURG — Over 2000 students and teachers across seven Catholic elementary and high schools will start the school year with recycling..
SXM Airways BN Islander aircraft parked at Saba Airport

Saba to temporarily close airport but will gain 3 ferry services, 1 helipad and 1 new extra airline company

Saba to temporarily close airport but will gain 3 ferry services, 1 helipad and 1 new extra airline company. How do..
 
Book Club

The Young United Women Book Club message to Students, Teachers and Parents for 2018-2019

PHILIPSBURG — The Young United Women Book Club has issued a press release on the importance of Reading and wishes the..
Research impact hurricanes on Caribbean islands

Predicting extreme weather events to reduce impact on coastal communities

Delft, The Netherlands – 31 July 2018. An international team of researchers, led by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, has..
Rhoda Arrindell with Campers SoIL 2016

United Academy for student athletes; sports, culture, IT vacation camp at SoIL

St. Peters, St. Martin (July 25, 2018)—The “sports and academic support program” United Academy will host a “mix and mingle” on Friday, July 27, at..