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MP Brison brought Fredericka Ford to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Ethegrity Healthcare Consulting’s appearance in a parliamentary committee for public health has triggered a tidal wave of questions. Was its director Fredericka Ford in this meeting More...

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MP Brison brought Fredericka Ford to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Ethegrity Healthcare Consulting’s appearance in a parliamentary committee for public health has triggered a tidal More...

Elections changed nothing; Statia still has a long way to go

ORANJESTAD – “We have to prevent at all cost that the situation on the island from before the intervention reappears after a return More...

Heyliger extends congratulations to St. Eustatius

~ Says: “Free and Fair elections allow democracy to reign.” ~ PHILIPSBURG— “Democracy at work,” were the words, Member of More...

Knops calls Minister Irion to order about bond issue

PHILIPSBURG – De 75 million guilders bond issue Finance Minister Ardwell Irion had in mind will not become a reality. State Secretary More...

Mental health patient dies due to possible overdose of medication

CAY HILL - For the second time in two months, a patient of psychiatrist Dr. Kitty Amarello-Pelswijk, interim director of the Mental More...

Mental Health Law not being applied

PHILIPSBURG – In the supervision of mental health care in St. Maarten, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor More...

Distinction between natural and unnatural death remains unclear

PHILIPSBURG – The jury is still out on the cause of death of 43-year old psychiatric patient Caulette Julien. Dr. Kitty Pelswijk, More...

Back to school: Education (almost) returns to normal

PHILIPSBURG – Education is about to return, at least partially, to normal on Monday, October 19, it appears from two press releases More...

10x the next 10 years

As we commemorate today, 10-10-20, 10 years of Country Sint Maarten since 10-10-10, we must inexorably conclude: “We have nothing to be proud about!” The past weeks More...

Have taxes been paid?

Reports coming out of Curacao indicate that well-known people on St. Maarten allegedly received millions in payments over a number of years from companies linked to ENNIA Insurances. More...

Force Majeure: The Liability Question

Our local accountant had some very interesting things to say wherein he gave us his opinions about the demands SZV was imposing on some of his clients. Companies are utilizing More...

White Paper: Sint Maarten’s First Decade as a Constituent State of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

10.10.10 – 10.10.20 ~ Sint Maarten’s First Decade as a Constituent State of the Kingdom of the Netherlands ~ A Turbulent Constitutional Odyssey by Julio R. Romney [Instructions: More...

CHE versus OHO: A Figment of our Imagination?

by Emsley D. Tromp In a letter dated October 6, 2020, to the Chairperson of Parliament Ms. A. Pauletta, Prime Minister E. Rhuggenaath on the one hand, and in a recent press conference, More...

Statia’s deadlocked political future

By Hilbert Haar If the result of the island council elections in Statia have made anything clear it is that change does More...

A multi-million dollar sales pitch

By Hilbert Haar Finding the best possible solution in any situation requires first and foremost that you understand More...

WINAIR’s Captain Roger Hodge retires

Simpson Bay – After 30 years of service with WINAIR Captain Roger Hodge is retiring. Captain...

life sentences in jail ‘New prison will accommodate treatment of mentally ill convicts’

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Mental health patient dies due to possible overdose of medication

CAY HILL - For the second time in two months, a patient of psychiatrist Dr. Kitty...

Two arrests made in an ongoing drug investigation

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, the Alpha Team arrested two men with the initials W.L.H. More...

Three suspects arrested for early morning robberies at two supermarkets

PHILIPSBURG — The Detective Department together with the Patrol officers has arrested three suspects for two armed robberies which took place..

Police arrest two over the weekend in connection with domestic violence

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, October 16, 2020, around 6:00 pm, the patrol officers arrested a man with the initials E.R. as..

Rebuttal to article about Pro Soualiga Foundation

Dear Editor, I recently read your article concerning a letter sent by Pro Soualiga to the Cft. In said article, More...

The limitations of our kingdom relationship

Dear Editor, In trying to understand the relative failure of the first decade of Country Sint Maarten, I keep getting directed..

Food for thought (part 2)

Dear Editor, I am an eternal optimist. The glass is always half full rather than half empty. My Letter to the..

Therapy via the internet proposed as a solution for mental health care on St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — “Bringing mental health problems up for discussion is the best way to break the taboo surrounding mental illness,” says..

Heyliger extends congratulations to St. Eustatius

~ Says: “Free and Fair elections allow democracy to reign.” ~ PHILIPSBURG— “Democracy at work,” were the words, Member of Parliament,..

MP Brison brought Fredericka Ford to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Ethegrity Healthcare Consulting’s appearance in a parliamentary committee for public health has triggered a tidal wave of questions. Was..
 

Knops calls Minister Irion to order about bond issue

PHILIPSBURG – De 75 million guilders bond issue Finance Minister Ardwell Irion had in mind will not become a reality. State..

Minister Doran denies Alegria’s water rights

POND ISLAND — On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020, the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), the Honorable..

Hibernators may be excluded from compulsory Covid insurance

PHILIPSBURG — Many foreign condo owners and renters on St. Maarten have doubts about hibernating on the island this year. The..
 

The ENNIA-saga: How Ansary fought the Central Bank every step of the way

PHILIPSBURG – After ignoring instructions from the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten for years, the court in Curacao placed..

Local businessman sentenced for selling SZV doctor cards

~ Public Prosecutor: Nothing but an “ordinary fraudster” ~ PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Danny Wigley last week..

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