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Jurenne Hooi succeeds Nico Schoof to chair Progress Committee Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Dr. Jurenne D. Hooi has been appointed as the successor of Nico Schoof as the chair of St. Maarten’s Progress More...

Poor financial management remains a concern

PHILIPSBURG — That the country’s financial management leaves a lot to be desired is no secret. Cft-chairman Raymond Gradus More...

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN named “BEST DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION BANK 2022”

~ Bank hailed for its great strides in offering digital banking, e-products and services ~ Bridgetown, Barbados, 31 January 2023. More...

Many questions but no answers about destruction of Diamond Estate-ruins

PHILIPSBURG — The destruction of the historical ruins at Diamond Estate triggered a request for an urgent meeting of parliament. More...

Has the UP Party been hijacked?

PHILIPSBURG – StMaartenNews.com obtained a copy of a recent Chamber of Commerce extract of the UP party with the registration of More...

Cusha Columns unravels the enigma that is St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Cusha Colums, a collection of 18 columns written by StMaartenNews.com Publisher Terrance Rey for DossierKoninkrijksRelaties.nl, More...

Cadastre desperately needs a qualified director – Part 3

PHILIPSBURG — Did the Cadastre have a hidden bank account that is used to conceal monies from government? Former Cadastre-director More...

Nina Ansary files lawsuit against Central Bank

PHILIPSBURG — Nina Ansary, the 56-year old daughter of Hushang Ansary has filed a complaint at the US District Court for the More...

Parliamentary Democracy at its finest

What happened today, Monday, October 17, 2022, in Parliament is Parliamentary Democracy at its finest. A motion to add an agenda point to today’s public meeting of Parliament More...

Paper trails and money trails

We don’t understand why the airport is asking employees to provide information about payments made to them while an internal audit – or even a forensic audit More...

Commonalities and consequences

It is a sign of the times when we see convicted former Port CEO Mark Mingo after five years of radio silence giving an interview about his conviction in the Court of First Instance More...

Another dull weekend in St. Maarten. Not!

You have to buy the Cusha Column subscription to access this column. Click here to do so>>> When you buy this subscription, you will get a copy of our latest Cusha book. More...

St. Maarten is in ruins

~ Or the silent ruination of St. Maarten without a word being uttered ~ By Terrance Rey You have to buy the Cusha Column subscription to access this column. Click here to do More...

Crying over spilt milk

By Hilbert Haar Als het kalf verdronken is dempt men de put. That Dutch expression aptly describes the belated anger of More...

Unlawful spending

By Hilbert Haar The General Audit Chamber investigates the lawful and efficient spending of public funds, or so More...

South-American scammers fooled American journalist with bogus information about Natalee Holloway

ORANJESTAD — Almost seventeen years ago, on May 30, 2005, Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway disappeared without...

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN named “BEST DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION BANK 2022”

~ Bank hailed for its great strides in offering digital banking, e-products and services ~ Bridgetown,...

Kingdom Council drops demand for salary cuts

THE HAGUE – The Kingdom Council of Ministers has asked St. Maarten to establish the 2023...

Justice ministry struggles with regulating the legal position of its employees

PHILIPSPBURG — The Ministry of Justice is “making great progress with the final phase of regulating More...

Policy establishes fees for towing cars

PHILIPSBURG — Towed cars could cost their owners or users between $75 and $115 plus a daily storage fee of $15,..

Second Annual Justice Week Conference a Success for St. Maarten

Philipsburg – The Ministry of Justice held the second annual Justice Week Conference 2022 hosted by the Honorable Minister of Justice..

IAM practical proposal to inventorize monuments on St. Maarten

~ “We have been searching for complicated solutions, when there are simple and realistic solutions to More...

‘Soualiga isn’t who she used to be’

Dear Editor, Words can’t describe how distraught I am at this moment. I can only imagine how my ancestors would feel..

Sustainable Road Infrastructure or Quick Fixes?

Dear Editor, Traffic is a combination of three components: people, roads, and vehicles (motorised and non-motorised). Safety on public roads should..

Many questions but no answers about destruction of Diamond Estate-ruins

PHILIPSBURG — The destruction of the historical ruins at Diamond Estate triggered a request for an urgent meeting of parliament. The..

Has the UP Party been hijacked?

PHILIPSBURG – StMaartenNews.com obtained a copy of a recent Chamber of Commerce extract of the UP party with the registration of..

Nina Ansary files lawsuit against Central Bank

PHILIPSBURG — Nina Ansary, the 56-year old daughter of Hushang Ansary has filed a complaint at the US District Court for..
 

Poor financial management remains a concern

PHILIPSBURG — That the country’s financial management leaves a lot to be desired is no secret. Cft-chairman Raymond Gradus underlines in..

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN named “BEST DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION BANK 2022”

~ Bank hailed for its great strides in offering digital banking, e-products and services ~ Bridgetown, Barbados, 31 January 2023. CIBC FirstCaribbean..

St. Maarten embraces strategic development goals – with words

PHILIPSBURG — The United Nations has made good intentions its core business, or so it seems. Case in point is the..
 

For Sale Valley Estate land + building permit

For Sale Valley Estate land, lowest phase 1, 800m2, with VROMI-approved building permit for a house with 3 bedrooms + 1..

Minister Doran: “There is a systematic approach to keep me busy and to prevent progress”

PHILIPSBURG — “If it were up to me, I would fix all infrastructure. But it is all about the money and..

Its Time SXM, Kreative Juices and Carnival Foundation Fundraising Partnership in support of Queen Pageant Participants

PHILIPSBURG — Its Time SXM, Kreative Juices and the Pageantry Committee of the Carnival Development Foundation have come together to organize..