MP Irion bemoans lack of action on motion

MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019

PHILIPSBURG — National Alliance MP Ardwell Irion queried Education Minister Wycliffe Smith on Monday about a seemingly reasonable issue: why had the ministry not done anything with a motion Parliament More...

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MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019

MP Irion bemoans lack of action on motion

PHILIPSBURG — National Alliance MP Ardwell Irion queried Education Minister Wycliffe Smith on Monday about a seemingly reasonable More...

Jules James (2)

Opposition prevents substitute James from entering parliament

PHILIPSBURG — The opposition benches remained empty on Monday morning when parliament was supposed to examine the credentials More...

Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (1)

BREAKING NEWS: Driver exits car in Marigot with knife in back

~ Driver of a car steps out with knife in back ~ MARIGOT — At present, Gendarmes have the intersection of Rue de la Republique More...

Court House Philipsburg square

No Dutch citizenship for former President Louis Constant Fleming

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Bingo Balls

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Witch hunt or a new Marcel Loor case?

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OM Openbaar Ministerie - Public Prosecutor Office

Public Prosecutor’s Office issue statement on ROBALO case

PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office (OM) has issued the following press release regarding the ROBALO case. Prison More...

Attorney Brenda Brooks

Attorney Brenda Brooks on the Robalo case

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, attorney Brenda Brooks issued the following press release in the Robalo case, wherein More...

Though colorful they still need removing

Shipwreck Airport Road 1

SIMPSON BAY — A colorful but curious aspect during the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was brought to the attention of StMaartenNews.com this past weekend. At least ten More...

‘In the context of future liquidity support’

Government Money Bag

Reports coming out of Holland indicate that the Dutch government is prepared to stop the liquidity support for the St. Maarten government if the members of Parliament do not More...

Rude awakening

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Theo Cartoon - Hostage

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By Hilbert Haar The opposition is smelling blood. That much is clear after the opposition benches remained empty on Monday morning when the parliament was supposed to convene More...

The K-word

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Sheriff locked up; Deputy needed

Sheriff star shield

Another case and a perfect example highlighting the fact that we are a young Constitutional State yet only in our infancy More...

Another paper tiger

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By Hilbert Haar The Financial Action Task Force has put forty recommendations in place that St. Maarten is supposed More...

Point Blanche Prison Wall Security Installation - 25 March 2019 Security installations progressing at Point Blanche Prison

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SMIA New Board for 2019 SMIA Elects New Board

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Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (1) BREAKING NEWS: Driver exits car in Marigot with knife in back

~ Driver of a car steps out with knife in back ~ MARIGOT — At present,...

BREAKING NEWS: Driver exits car in Marigot with knife in back

Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (1)

~ Driver of a car steps out with knife in back ~ MARIGOT — At present, Gendarmes have the intersection More...

Philipsburg detention cells near completion. To meet international standards

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Daring mid-morning robbery in Dutch Quarter

  DUTCH QUARTER — The Police are investigating a daring mid-morning robbery at the Super 2-3 Market which was formally Afoo..

Attorney Brenda Brooks on the Robalo case

Attorney Brenda Brooks

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, attorney Brenda Brooks issued the following press release More...

A Mother’s Pain – Theo’s Mother Breaks Her Silence. Bring him Home!

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There is a hole in the budget

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Jules James (2)

Opposition prevents substitute James from entering parliament

PHILIPSBURG — The opposition benches remained empty on Monday morning when parliament was supposed to examine the credentials of substitute MP..
MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019

MP Irion bemoans lack of action on motion

PHILIPSBURG — National Alliance MP Ardwell Irion queried Education Minister Wycliffe Smith on Monday about a seemingly reasonable issue: why had..
CIBC FirstCaribbean's First in Business Seminar at Belair Community Center March 14th 2019 - - - Richard Hazel Photo

How entrepreneurs responded to CIBC FirstCaribbean’s First in Business Seminar

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Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 19 March 2019

Geerlings address Consumer Coalition’s allegations

PHILIPSBURG — Finance Minister, the Honourable Perry Geerlings, is critical of “the false claims made by the St. Maarten Consumer Coalition..
Dutch Quarter sewage project works 1 (2)

Dutch Quarter sewerage project progressing

~ Young employees praise supervisor for training ~ DUTCH QUARTER — The Minister responsible for Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and..
Visitors SXM Festival 2019 welcomed by Minister Johnson & MP Brison 13032019 1

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..
 
Boeing 737 Max

Mingo says restriction on 737 aircraft to St. Maarten has little impact

AIRPORT — “The restriction of the Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 to St. Maarten has little or no immediate..
Theo Heyliger

Arrests Theo’s business associates hit family hard

PHILIPSBURG — Amidst the news about the arrests of business associates of Member of Parliament, Theodore E. Heyliger, StMaartenNews.com explored the..
self insurance - financial planning

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GLOSSARY OF KEY WORDS IN THE INSURANCE BUSINESS Questions Answers 1. What is an application form? It is a form you..