PM Leona Romeo Marlin presentation Parliament on Airport Financing 2019012101

MP Emmanuel announces motion of no confidence

~ Minister Johnson absent from airport-debate ~ PHILIPSBURG – On the fringes of the parliamentary debate about the financing More...

File Photo Parliamentary meeting

Chairlady Wescot-Williams: “My role is to facilitate the workings of Parliament, not assuage the opposition

Philipsburg St. Maarten, January 21, 2019 – “I started my New Year’s address with a quote from Hal Borland: ‘Year’s More...

PM Leona Romeo Perry Geerlings Stas Knops Jorien Wuite group photo

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance successfully negotiate 15 million dollar bridge loan for the Airport

PHILIPSBURG – Last week, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings travelled to the Netherlands More...

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams Presentation IPKO Jan 2018 (2)

Sarah Deems IPKO a Success

~ Consultations Should Always Be With End Goal In Mind ~ Philipsburg St. Maarten, January 18, 2019 – “I wish to again congratulate More...

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Financial supervision remains in place for another three years

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten and Curacao will remain under financial supervision until at least 2021. The committee that evaluated More...

Audit Chamber Report 2016 Cover

Audit Chamber: “Ministries are not in control of public funds”

PHILIPSBURG  – The government’s 2016 financial statements contain “material errors of profound influence,” the General More...

ENNIA - Photo Extra

Ansary frustrates restructuring of insurance company ENNIA

PHILIPSBURG – Hushang Ansary, the 93-year old Persian-American major shareholder of Parman International B.V. is frustrating More...

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Beef between boys leads to death 2 year old child

St. Peters/Retreat Estate — St. Peters is all shook up at the tragic death of a 2 year old boy, who is said to be turning 3 More...

Think ahead

StMaartenNews Editorial

An interesting question was posed today on Facebook. The poster wanted to know how the Shutdown in the USA, the Yellow Vests issues in France and the Russian bombers in Venezuela More...

French side problems

StMaartenNews Editorial

According to reports coming out of the various districts and communities on the French side of Saint Martin/St. Maarten, people are complaining about a lot of issues affecting More...

A thankless job

StMaartenNews Editorial

During the interview, Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink expressed deep respect for the work his colleagues and others in the justice chain do. He especially mentioned the police More...

Hilbert Haar

Outside expertise

By Hilbert Haar The funding of the airport’s reconstruction via the World Bank trust fund was practically guaranteed to light the fire under the opposition in parliament and More...

Supervision

By Hilbert Haar There is no doubt that financial supervision is useful. St. Maarten agreed to this supervision when it obtained country status in 2010. The question is now: did More...

I from Earth

Hilbert Haar

By Hilbert Haar Every now and then when there is apparently nothing better to do, this question comes up. Who is a St. Maartener? Drs. More...

The potential and opportunities of Grand Case airport

Falcon7x-Grand Case

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert It is a well-known fact among economists and aviation professionals that the growth of a More...

Shawn Odonoghue - gun shot victim - 20190122 AB Nurses criticized for treating gun shot patient badly

ST. PETERS — “It is a good thing that there is a hospital on the French...

Indian Merchants Association meeting MinTEATT Johnson IMA 17012019 1 IMA sounds alarm on deteriorating economic situation in Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG—The need to “Revive Philipsburg” and restore value to the shopping mecca of the island was...

Dr Ruth Douglass at SZV SZV welcomes Dr. Ruth Douglass as control doctor

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (Sunday January 20th, 2019) — Social & Health Insurances SZV has welcomed Dr....

Why Does St. Martin Not Have a National Anthem Almost 10 years after 10-10-10?

Rhoda Arrindell

By Dr. Rhoda Arrindell Chapter 1 of the States Regulation (aka Constitution) of Sint Maarten, in its English More...

NEEDED: A massive SXM marketing offense!

Dear Editor, St. Maarten needs to step up its marketing game! We are losing market share, and economic income to the..

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..

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..
File Photo Parliamentary meeting

Chairlady Wescot-Williams: “My role is to facilitate the workings of Parliament, not assuage the opposition

Philipsburg St. Maarten, January 21, 2019 – “I started my New Year’s address with a quote from Hal Borland: ‘Year’s end..
PM Leona Romeo Marlin presentation Parliament on Airport Financing 2019012101

MP Emmanuel announces motion of no confidence

~ Minister Johnson absent from airport-debate ~ PHILIPSBURG – On the fringes of the parliamentary debate about the financing of the..
Indian Merchants Association meeting MinTEATT Johnson IMA 17012019 1

IMA sounds alarm on deteriorating economic situation in Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG—The need to “Revive Philipsburg” and restore value to the shopping mecca of the island was the main topic of discussion..
 
ENNIA - Photo Extra

Ansary frustrates restructuring of insurance company ENNIA

PHILIPSBURG – Hushang Ansary, the 93-year old Persian-American major shareholder of Parman International B.V. is frustrating the restructuring process the Central..
Thick clouds of smoke billowed through Philipsburg and the Southwestern districts on Friday, Aug. 31, after a fire was ignited at the Pond Island dumpsite for debris resulting from Hurricane Irma. Here, an excavator driver  tries to smother the fire and lessen the flames. Smoke filled the sky all day Friday.  (D.A. Robin/Photojournalist)

RIVM to assist VROMI with air quality measurement surrounding the landfill

Philipsburg — From 21 January 2019, a team from the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) will..
StMaartenNews Letters

NEEDED: A massive SXM marketing offense!

Dear Editor, St. Maarten needs to step up its marketing game! We are losing market share, and economic income to the..
 
Winair Air France group photo - Jan 2019

Air France / KLM Code Share renewal audit at Winair

Philipsburg, January 18, 2019 –According to internal policy and international EASA standards both Air France and KLM were obliged to perform..
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..
Bibi Shaw - Person of the Year - 2018

The thing about Bibi….

PHILIPSBURG — On the occasion of her selection by StMaartenNews.com as Person of the Year 2018, we interviewed Bibi Shaw at..

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