Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink - avatar

Interview with the departing Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink

~ Invisible yet driven and focused behind the scenes ~ It seems much longer but Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink has only More...

Gun shot victim - Antoine Richardson

Husband and wife shot in Grand Case

MARIGOT — Husband and wife, Antione “Tony” Richardson and Annabelle Richardson, are nursing gunshot wounds in the Louis More...

Point Blanche Prison

Justice Minister removes Checkmate guards from prison

PHILIPSBURG — Checkmate Security Services that manned the towers at the Pointe Blanche Prison for the past 16 years has been More...

Acident scene with PSVE student still suffering 201811205

PSVE student still suffering from severe pains following accident

~ Mother taking him to French hospital for further diagnosis ~ PHILIPSBURG — The PSVE student who was hit by a car when he was More...

MP Rolando Brison at IPKO 2018-05-29

Brison: New hospital construction firm INSO facing potential bankruptcy of parent company

Philipsburg — Ferfina S.P.A Group, the parent company of INSO, the construction company contracted to build the new hospital More...

general-hospital

Financial Safeguards in place for the new St. Maarten General Hospital

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has been notified by Italian construction company INSO that its parent company, More...

SMMC Group Photo Groundbreaking for construction new general hospital

SMMC officially breaks ground for new hospital

CAY HILL — During a well-attended ceremony and in witness of the Governor of St. Maarten his Excellency Drs. Eugene Holiday, More...

Traffic Jam

No easy solution for traffic jams

PHILIPSBURG – A rough estimate, based on plate numbers, suggests that there are between 60,000 and 70,000 cars on the road in More...

School fights

StMaartenNews Editorial

In a poignant post on Facebook we read the statement that something has to be done about all these fights that are constantly happening at the schools. We agree! The writer post More...

Acknowledging and preventing gambling addiction

Casino gambling roulette table

It is a public secret that the former court manager was a regular visitor of the casinos on St. Maarten. Her dismissal appeal case revealed that under her management of the court’s More...

StMaartenNews.com World Tourism Day Message: “Keep St. Maarten Clean Like Saba”

Saba Catholic Church Zion's Hill

Thursday, September 27, 2018, is World Tourism Day and apparently also World Maritime Day. So the cruise industry is having a double celebration. Today we also published a World More...

Hilbert Haar

A car for every working (wo)man

By Hilbert Haar Traffic jams. Everybody hates them but nobody wants to leave his or her car at home. A car for every working man; that was something Joop den Uyl, the iconic front More...

Useful lesson

By Hilbert Haar Boom! Gerrit Schotte to jail for three years, banned from politics for five years. It is not unexpected, but the Supreme Court ruling has sealed it. The implications More...

Last letter from Luang Prabang

Same dog - different hat - Hilbert Haar - 20180912 MJGH

By Hilbert Haar On a Wednesday morning, I get up at 5.45 a.m. We’ll be on the road again today and I start thinking that More...

The Great (Train) Journey – part 7

Tribal girl peddling trinkets - HH 20180929

By Hilbert Haar Super typhoon Magnkhut has missed Hanoi and barreled into southern China, so Myriam and I feel More...

Gun shot victim - Antoine Richardson Husband and wife shot in Grand Case

MARIGOT — Husband and wife, Antione “Tony” Richardson and Annabelle Richardson, are nursing gunshot wounds in...

Point Blanche Prison Justice Minister removes Checkmate guards from prison

PHILIPSBURG — Checkmate Security Services that manned the towers at the Pointe Blanche Prison for the...

Acident scene with PSVE student still suffering 201811205 PSVE student still suffering from severe pains following accident

~ Mother taking him to French hospital for further diagnosis ~ PHILIPSBURG — The PSVE student...

Statia in Peril: The case against “Public Entity” – REVISED

Julio R. Romney

By Political Analyst, Julio R, Romney The Court of First Instance in Philipsburg is scheduled (on Tuesday, November More...

Independence is Pro-St. Martin. Period.

By Rhoda Arrindell, PhD One day in 1982, I wrote an essay entitled “Waarom St. Maarten onafhankelijk moet worden” for Mr...

Response to ‘School fights’

Dear editor, In reference to the editorial titled “School fights“. While I agree that this has reached a critical stage, I..

Interview with the departing Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink

Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink - avatar

~ Invisible yet driven and focused behind the scenes ~ It seems much longer but Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen More...

Supreme Court upholds Schotte’s conviction

THE HAGUE – In a 65-page ruling containing 169 articles the Supreme Court has confirmed the conviction of Curacao’s former Prime..

Curtain

By Hilbert Haar The title of this opinion – Curtain – may not mean a lot to younger readers, so let..
comparison 2018 2019 budget-page-002

USP: 2019 budget lacks transparency and details

~ Faction seeks postponement of debate ~ Philipsburg — The faction of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Tuesday said..
MP Rolando Brison at IPKO 2018-05-29

Brison: New hospital construction firm INSO facing potential bankruptcy of parent company

Philipsburg — Ferfina S.P.A Group, the parent company of INSO, the construction company contracted to build the new hospital on St...
SMMC Group Photo Groundbreaking for construction new general hospital

SMMC officially breaks ground for new hospital

CAY HILL — During a well-attended ceremony and in witness of the Governor of St. Maarten his Excellency Drs. Eugene Holiday,..
 
general-hospital

Financial Safeguards in place for the new St. Maarten General Hospital

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has been notified by Italian construction company INSO that its parent company, Condotte d’Acqua..
Traffic Jam

No easy solution for traffic jams

PHILIPSBURG – A rough estimate, based on plate numbers, suggests that there are between 60,000 and 70,000 cars on the road..
Seatrade Med Cruise Conference

Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 attendance a Success. Much interests in Homeporting

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten representatives recently returned from attending Seatrade Cruise Med 2018, the world’s largest cruise industry..
 
Acident scene with PSVE student still suffering 201811205

PSVE student still suffering from severe pains following accident

~ Mother taking him to French hospital for further diagnosis ~ PHILIPSBURG — The PSVE student who was hit by a..
St. Maarten Day Breakfast by Kreative Juices Catering Services

Review Kreative Juices Catering Pre-St. Maarten Day Breakfast

Today, Friday, November 9, 2018, as a pre-St. Maarten Day gift, a complimentary container filled with a delicious and tasty breakfast..
Julio R. Romney

Statia in Peril: The case against “Public Entity” – REVISED

By Political Analyst, Julio R, Romney The Court of First Instance in Philipsburg is scheduled (on Tuesday, November 20, 2018) to..

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