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Law enforcement officials confiscated six illegal guns in 16 weeks

PHILIPSBURG — Public Prosecutor’s Office in St. Maarten has issued a press release stating that six illegal guns have More...

Central Bank annual report: Economy (maybe) back to pre-pandemic levels in 2024

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten’s real Gross Domestic Product declined by 22.4 percent in 2020. Curacao saw a drop of 19.3 percent More...

Hong Kong-based re-insurer Peak Re acquires complete ownership of NAGICO

PHILIPSBURG — Insurance Company Nagico will become 100 percent subsidiary of Peak Re (Peak Reinsurance Company), pending regulatory More...

MP Emmanuel draws criticism for questioning airport reconstruction tender

PHILIPSBURG — Parliamentarian Christophe Emmanuel is at it again. This time he sent a letter of 600 words to the Integrity Chamber More...

MP Emmanuel asks Integrity Chamber to provide opinion on Ballast Nedam selection

PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday asked the Integrity Chamber to provide its opinion More...

How Dutch is Ballast Nedam?

PHILIPSBURG — Ballast Nedam is generally recognized as a Dutch construction company. There is however nothing Dutch about the More...

Ballast Nedam wins bid for airport reconstruction project

PHILIPSBURG — Dutch construction company Ballast Nedam has won the bid for the airport terminal reconstruction project. The More...

Emmanuel questions how Ballast Nedam won airport bid with its bribery settlement

 ~ Says measuring stick is different for Dutch firms ~ PHILIPSBURG — In response to the news that Ballast Nedam has been awarded More...

St. Maarten has money

St. Maarten has money. Lots of money. Yet we are beggars in our own country. Just to give you an example, according to the latest annual report the MOT (Meldpunt Ongebruikelijke More...

The at-arm’s-length fallacy

There is a false belief that because government should remain at arm’s length from government-owned companies, the management and the supervisory board members are untouchable. More...

It’s their money at stake; not ours

One would wonder why Royal Schiphol Group (RSG) is making such a big stink about the airport. But one must remember, Schiphol is synonymous with The Netherlands which is part More...

What entrepreneurs need to get their projects off the ground

Now more than ever entrepreneurs need to know what it takes to get their business startup projects off the ground. StMaartenNews.com invited Clifford Illis to once again share More...

Anti-Corruption Day 2020: whistleblower protection program needed

Wednesday, December 9th, was International Anti-Corruption Day. The difficulty of exposing corruption makes a mechanism to support whistleblowers essential. In St. Maarten, More...

Financial chaos

By Hilbert Haar If you managed your household finances the way the government deals with its taxpayer-funded financial responsibilities More...

Empty promises

By Hilbert Haar Did the Court in First Instance rule in favor of Justice Minister Anna Richardson? Or did it rule More...

Law enforcement officials confiscated six illegal guns in 16 weeks

PHILIPSBURG — Public Prosecutor’s Office in St. Maarten has issued a press release stating that six...

Central Bank-report details pandemic’s economic damage

PHILIPSBURG — Stay-over arrivals dropped by 66.7 percent in 2020 and cruise arrivals fell 77.3 percent...

Central Bank annual report: Economy (maybe) back to pre-pandemic levels in 2024

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten’s real Gross Domestic Product declined by 22.4 percent in 2020. Curacao saw...

Law enforcement officials confiscated six illegal guns in 16 weeks

PHILIPSBURG — Public Prosecutor’s Office in St. Maarten has issued a press release stating that More...

Scooter bike rider severely injured in traffic accident

WELFARE ROAD, COLE BAY — The Police Patrol and the Traffic Department was alerted to a serious traffic accident that took..

Meeting between Philipsburg Merchants Association and St. Maarten Police Force

~ And other reports ~ PHILIPSBURG — Philipsburg Merchants Association and members of St. Maarten Police Force KPSM held a preparation..

How many more lives must we lose irresponsibly?

[Publisher’s note: Achken Roberto Richardson writes a letter to the editor after reports were published More...

The airport reconstruction is more important than Chris

Dear Editor, It’s becoming a political norm now that whatever the government does, MP Christophe Emmanuel automatically has a criticizing article..

A simple approach to resolving this revenue-generating matter

Dear Editor, I have been very interestingly following the efforts being made by MP Claudius Buncamper regarding Possible as well as..

MP Emmanuel asks Integrity Chamber to provide opinion on Ballast Nedam selection

PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday asked the Integrity Chamber to provide its opinion on whether the..

MP Buncamper: “Corporate Governance for whom exactly”

PHILIPSBURG — In an open letter to government, member of Parliament Claudius ‘Toontje’ Buncamper asks the question “Corporate Governance for whom..

What entrepreneurs need to get their projects off the ground

Now more than ever entrepreneurs need to know what it takes to get their business startup projects off the ground. StMaartenNews.com..
 

Central Bank-report details pandemic’s economic damage

PHILIPSBURG — Stay-over arrivals dropped by 66.7 percent in 2020 and cruise arrivals fell 77.3 percent last year, the Central Bank..

Central Bank annual report: Economy (maybe) back to pre-pandemic levels in 2024

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten’s real Gross Domestic Product declined by 22.4 percent in 2020. Curacao saw a drop of 19.3 percent..

Is the economic growth projection too pessimistic?

PHILIPSBURG — Is the projection of 3 percent economic growth this year on the low end and therefore too pessimistic? That’s..
 

Emmanuel: Any recommendation for property tax is dead on arrival

~ Tackle tax reform before Dutch do it for you ~ PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday..

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