Michael Granger - Owner Teo's Superette mini market

Teo’s Superette, new mini supermarket in St. Peters

~ In the mold of a Colmado and Bodega ~ ST. PETERS — The district of St. Peters and surrounding neighborhoods will benefit this More...

Minister of Tourism Stuart Johnson - 6 Mar 2019

Former Minister Johnson frustrated Ombudsman investigation into airport’s procurement policy

PHILIPSBURG – Former Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs (TEATT) Stuart Johnson actively frustrated an investigation by the More...

Dr. Leonard Richardson M.D. COVID-19 facility

Covidist Richardson urges governments to make evidence-based decisions

BALTIMORE / PHILIPSBURG – Countries need knowledgeable leadership and they must make evidence-based medical decisions. That is the More...

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Night life industry develop new COVID protocol; will present to government

~ Press release from the soon-to-be-established Bar, Restaurant, Casino and Night Life Association for immediate publication ~ SIMPSON More...

Caribbean Reform Entity is Coming

Will the Caribbean Reform Entity become a reality?

  PHILIPSBURG – The number of corona-virus infections has pushed attention for the Caribbean Reform Entity (CRE) to the More...

COVID-19 Stats per 26 July 2020

Monitoring the situation

By Hilbert Haar The explosion of corona-virus infections on our island should not come as a surprise: it was expected. One reason More...

COVID-19 Stats per 24 July 2020

Explosion of corona-infections: Curacao and The Bahamas take action

PHILIPSBURG – Despite the official figures published, the latest reports indicate that there are now 35 active corona-infections More...

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Recovery plan and European budget: major advances for overseas territories like St. Martin and St.Barth

FRENCH SAINT MARTIN — The agreement reached this week at the European Council marks an important step in the recovery of Europe: More...

Editorial: Caribbean Reform Entity

Caribbean Reform Entity

The words of an insider: “We have met the conditions to get liquidity support via the 1st tranche and via the 2nd tranche. To get the 3rd tranche, we have to give up the More...

Are we ready?

Editorial - St Maarten News

Minister of TEATT Ludmilla De Weever announced via a press statement on Friday evening that the airport will reopen on July 1st, Emancipation Day. The question is, are we ready? More...

World Airports Opening Dates; What about the virus?

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AIRPORT — As international aviation publications publish ICAO’s projected opening dates of major airports around the world, the question remains whether this is More...

Facemask

Are facemasks essential after all?

PHILIPSBURG – Facemasks are essential, for example in bars. That is the opinion of Detlef Lohse, a Professor of The Physics of Fluids. Lohse is leading a study into how long More...

Jackass Airport

Believe it or not, there exists an airport called Jackass Aeropark, although it is no longer in use. It is situated northwest of Las Vegas and was named after an area in the More...

Monitoring the situation

COVID-19 Stats per 26 July 2020

By Hilbert Haar The explosion of corona-virus infections on our island should not come as a surprise: it was expected. One More...

A rightful place at the table

Negotiation Table

By Hilbert Haar Four employer organizations have launched what feels like a pre-emptive strike against the imminent More...

Michael Granger - Owner Teo's Superette mini market Teo’s Superette, new mini supermarket in St. Peters

~ In the mold of a Colmado and Bodega ~ ST. PETERS — The district of...

MDS Meteo Depatment St. Maarten logo St. Maarten Weather Updates & Forecasts

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, July 30, 2020 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Friday evening (18:00...

Aeriel Photo SXM Airport Opening SXM Airport for US flights continues as scheduled August 1

GREAT BAY — The Princess Juliana International Airport’s opening will continue as scheduled for August 1,...

Four persons fined for breaching the border in Oyster Pond

Blocked Border Oyster Pond - 20200428 AB

OYSTER POND — The police patrol was sent on several occasions to the border in Oyster Pond for person’s More...

Strengthening of police force and law enforcement in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – 48 Marines who boarded the naval vessel Zr.Ms. Karel Doorman came to St. Maarten, as of today they will..

NAGICO donates PPE Gear to the Police & Justice Department

GREAT BAY—- NAGICO Insurances made a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) yesterday to the Justice Department as we continue to..

The potential of the yachting industry in the Caribbean

Yacht Marina PDP

Whilst Caribbean economies claim to be looking out for opportunities to diversify their economies, in practice, More...

Playtoys in who’s playpen on whose plantation?

Who is the victim and who is the victimizer? Who’s playtoy in who’s playpen on whose plantation? Country ST.Maarten has been..

Asking the wrong questions

By Hilbert Haar Edwin James is at it again. This time he is tackling what he calls media houses for not..
Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten

A united Parliament says NO to Dutch conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliament stands firm behind the decision of the Council of Ministers to reject the establishment of a Caribbean..
MP Sarah Wescot-Williams - 20191010

MP Wescot-Williams questions function books saga

PHILIPSBURG – United Democrats MP Sarah Wescot-Williams expressed her surprise about a press release from Justice Minister Anna Richardson about her..
Michael Granger - Owner Teo's Superette mini market

Teo’s Superette, new mini supermarket in St. Peters

~ In the mold of a Colmado and Bodega ~ ST. PETERS — The district of St. Peters and surrounding neighborhoods..
 
Caribbean Reform Entity is Coming

Will the Caribbean Reform Entity become a reality?

  PHILIPSBURG – The number of corona-virus infections has pushed attention for the Caribbean Reform Entity (CRE) to the background –..
PFP Members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs Rayheon Peterson

PFP faction submits old and new questions to Minister Doran

PHILIPSBURG -– On June 16, 2020, Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MP) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson have submitted..
Aeriel Photo SXM Airport

Opening SXM Airport for US flights continues as scheduled August 1

GREAT BAY — The Princess Juliana International Airport’s opening will continue as scheduled for August 1, despite the concerns by the..
 
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Central Bank appoints Brodie as ENNIA’s CEO

WILLEMSTAD – The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten will install a new management team at insurance company ENNIA next..
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MP Heyliger-Marten requests formal position of Bar Association

~ Racism and bigotry in St. Maarten are unacceptable, says MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten ~ PHILIPSBURG—”The fact that Mr. Hatzmann sees the..
CFT Sint Maarten - 20191030

Financial supervisor Cft critical of 2020 budget

PHILIPSBURG — Financial supervisor Cft has expressed serious criticism about St. Maarten’s approved 2020 budget in a letter to Finance Minister..

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