Witch hunt or a new Marcel Loor case?

Courthouse 20180704

PHILIPSBURG — Witch hunt or a repeat of the Marcel Loor case? The public prosecutor’s office demanded on Wednesday 18 months of imprisonment, with 6 months suspended against former Immigration More...

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Courthouse 20180704

Witch hunt or a new Marcel Loor case?

PHILIPSBURG — Witch hunt or a repeat of the Marcel Loor case? The public prosecutor’s office demanded on Wednesday 18 months More...

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...

Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever - 20 Mar 2019

Justice Minister sets the record straight

~ No interference in Theo Heyliger’s case ~ PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever has set the record More...

Robbie's Lottery Head Office St. Maarten

Banks kick lottery companies out

PHILIPSBURG — The Windward Islands Bank (WIB) in St. Maarten and Maduro & Curiel’s Bank (MCB) in Curacao do not have to More...

Charter of the Kingdom of The Netherlands

Inequality in the Kingdom: a constitutional judge would be a step in the right direction

PHILIPSBURG — Maintaining the myth that there is equality between the four countries in the Kingdom of the Netherlands is hypocritical, More...

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Theo Heyliger to remain detained in Bonaire for next 60 days

Press release Monday, March 18, 2019 By request of the Public Prosecutor, last Friday, March 14, the judge made a decision in regards More...

Raymond Jessurun

Jessurun: salary cut politicians will affect civil servants

PHILIPSBURG - A cut in the salaries of ministers and parliamentarians means a cut in the salaries of civil servants too. That is the 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

Claude Peterson Rude Awakening

MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson had a rude awakening this weekend when, during a presentation on Friday in Parliament about a design for a new Parliament Building as More...

Court Room St. Maarten

Déjà vu

By Hilbert Haar Déjà vu is a powerful experience. It brings you back in a flash to a time when something happened that is similar to a current experience. I had this feeling More...

A wasted opportunity

By Hilbert Haar Anti-Poverty Platform chairman Drs. Raymond Jessurun usually does a good job defending the position of underprivileged citizens. His tireless work gives a voice More...

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

Paper TIger

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

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...

Minister of VSA Emil Lee - 20 Mar 2019 Labor Minister speaks out on work permits

PHILIPSBURG—The Minister of Labor Emile Lee has refuted the allegations that to acquire work permits is...

Airport Security Officers Sworn In - 20 Mar 2019 Airport security officers sworn in

PHILIPSBURG — The security officers at the Princess Juliana International Airport were sworn in by the...

Daring mid-morning robbery in Dutch Quarter

robbery

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

Man shot at his home

ST. PETERS — The Police and Detective Departments are presently investigating a shooting incident which took place on March 9th at..

After-Irma contractor scams more prolific than reported

PHILIPSBURG — A press release issued on Friday, March 8, 2019, by the PR/Communications Department of the police force (KPSM) has..

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!

SINT MAARTEN (GUANA BAY) – “The detention of my son has certainly brought me a lot of sadness, frustration and anger,”..

Independence and the Price of Freedom

By Dr. Rhoda Arrindell Just the other day, I asked some folks in a gathering if they were happy with the..

There is a hole in the budget

Hole in the bucket POND ISLAND — The draft 2019 budget closes with a deficit of 67.2 million guilders. The government projects 478.8 million in..
Minister Cornelius De Weever - 21 Mar 2019

Almost 150 critical vacancies at justice ministry

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Justice has 144 critical vacancies, Minister Cornelius de Weever told the Central Committee of Parliament on..
MP Franklin Meyers

MP Franklin Meyers: “Laws put targets on the backs of our people”

PHILIPSBURG -- United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers made a number of remarkable statements during a broadcast if the Morning Show on..
coci

St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry waives fees up to 2014

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry (COCI) has decided to waive all fees pending prior to and including..
 
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

Insurance Insights

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

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