Honorary Consul to Guyana Cleavland Beresford

Guyana Consul to assist with renunciations

GREAT BAY — Guyanese who have not renounced their former nationality to obtain the Dutch passport will be able to do it through More...

Claudius and Maria Buncamper - MP

Many acquittals but Buncampers found guilty of tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has sentenced former Public Health Minister Maria Buncamper-Molanus and her husband Claudius More...

Ombudsman Sint Maarten Nilda Arduin

Ombudsman starts Systemic Investigation regarding PJIAE’s procurement process

Philipsburg — The Ombudsman, Dr. Nilda Arduin, has started a systemic investigation at the level of the functionally responsible More...

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Court reopens Casablanca-investigation

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has reopened the investigation in the so-called Casablanca-case about the exploitation More...

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Last letter from Luang Prabang

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 we ought More...

King Vers & Shenaya Webster

My88.3 begins roll-out of new shows with ‘My A.M. Shine & The King James Show’

~ Focus on great music to remain ~ PHILIPSBURG — My88.3FM will launch its new daily lineup of radio shows on Monday, November More...

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Prison officers sworn in after seven years

GREAT BAY—Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever described the taking of the oath by some 22 prison officers as “a milestone” More...

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KPSM receives keys for new vehicles

PHILIPSBURG — In the recovery process of country Sint Maarten KPSM have written and presented several “Quick Win” projects 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...

Only brief reference to St. Maarten in Troonrede

King Willem Alexander & Maxima - Prinsjesdag 2018 - Photo by RTL

THE HAGUE / PHILIPSBURG – Four paragraphs before the end of the annual Troonrede in Den Haag, King Willem-Alexander devoted more space than usual on the Caribbean part of More...

Friendly raids

StMaartenNews Editorial

This week the Public Prosecutor’s Office issued a press statement wherein mentioned was made that “raids” were conducted at three construction companies at More...

Hilbert Haar

Moral aspects

By Hilbert Haar Well, well well. Hear hear. The appeals court has acquitted Maria Buncamper-Molanus and her husband Claudius of quite some charges in the so-called Eco Green-investigation. More...

From balloons to lampoons

By Hilbert Haar Environmental issues have taken central stage in St. Maarten ever since Barbara Cannegieter et al filed a lawsuit against the government over the persistent fires 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

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

David Antrobus addressing gathering at SOL SOL employees safe for now

GREAT BAY — Although seventy five percent of SOL Limited has been sold to the Parkland...

Honorary Consul to Guyana Cleavland Beresford Guyana Consul to assist with renunciations

GREAT BAY — Guyanese who have not renounced their former nationality to obtain the Dutch passport...

casa-blanca-from-above Court reopens Casablanca-investigation

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has reopened the investigation in the so-called Casablanca-case about...

If only

StMaartenNews Letters

Dear Editor, Many years ago there was a board of directors that took the decision to build a new airport building More...

Relying on our own strength with the will to support each other

By Elco Rosario It was around September 1998 when I was visited in my notary office on Sint Maarten by two..

Our views on Theo vs the judicial process

Dear Editor, Lets line up the following facts: 1. The failure of many developing countries, particularly small ones has been caused..

Many acquittals but Buncampers found guilty of tax fraud

Claudius and Maria Buncamper - MP

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has sentenced former Public Health Minister Maria Buncamper-Molanus More...

Court reopens Casablanca-investigation

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has reopened the investigation in the so-called Casablanca-case about the exploitation of prostitutes and..

Special Report: Public Prosecutor’s Office shares views on ‘Statute of Limitations’

~ Public Prosecutor’s Office seeking to implement various instruments such as JASAP, Justice As Soon As Possible ~ PHILIPSBURG — On..
Members of Parliament tour hurricane shelters

Members of Parliament tour “Hurricane Shelters”

~ MP Doran’s request honored by Council of Ministers ~ Philipsburg — Member of Parliament Egbert Jurendy Doran requested a tour..
Hilbert Haar

Gestapo tactics

By Hilbert Haar Oh oh; the justice system is doing what it is supposed to do and politicians start to feel..
David Antrobus addressing gathering at SOL

SOL employees safe for now

GREAT BAY — Although seventy five percent of SOL Limited has been sold to the Parkland Fuel Corporation which is said..
 
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Minister Geerlings receives Director Tax Administration Caribbean Netherlands

~ ‘Further talks on collaboration as part of the restructuring Tax Office’ ~ Philipsburg – Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings received..
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Enemy of the people

By Hilbert Haar A giant murderer, a toxic monster and we need immediate action. Minister Miklos Giterson used all these words..
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..
 
Minister Wycliffe Smith at Sr. Regina School

Minister Smith Visits Sr. Regina School – Apologises for Error Made in Presentation to Parliament

Philipsburg, September 17, 2018 — Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, the Honourable Wycliffe Smith visited the Sister Regina Primary..
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Leisure Car Rental Wins Big at the 2018 World Travel Awards

SIMPSON BAY — Leisure Car Rental was established in 2007 on the island of St. Maarten. They started small, but consistently..
Code of Conduct

Codes of Conduct

A post on Facebook caught our attention today. The topic was Codes of Conduct. Apparently, this was triggered by screenshots of..

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