Government Administration Building with Flags- 20200220 JH

Still no Victim Support Bureau St. Maarten

~Law Enforcement Council sounds alarm ~ PHILIPSBURG – Despite the fact that all stakeholders agree on the necessity for adequate More...

Former Labor Office Building - front

IMF: “Remove restrictions to hire foreign workers”

Obscure Labor Tripartite Consensus Document from 2016 surfaces in new work permit policy debate ~ PHILIPSBURG – When representatives More...

Public Prosecutor's Office St. Maarten

The Netherlands releases TBR convicted prisoner, sends him back to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – The Dutch government has sent a prisoner from St. Maarten who was put at the disposal of the government and was detained More...

Forensic Care Taskforce OM MHF TP 20-02-2020

‘Government needs to ensure that forensic care is available within weeks’

PHILIPSBURG – An urgent letter to the Prime Minister has resulted in the establishment of the Taskforce Forensic Care. In the letter, More...

Public Prosecution Service St. Maarten

The Public Prosecutor’s Office makes early release of prisoners public

PHILIPSBURG – Chief Public Prosecutor Mirjam Mol intends to provide explanations on the Public Prosecutor’s website whenever More...

Sherrif Security Office - 20200218 AB

TBO raided Sherrif Security headquarters in RUBY investigation

PHILIPSBURG — On the morning of Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the Sherrif Security building headquarters was raided and searched More...

Minister of Labor Pamela Gordon-Carty in Parliament 20200217

Minister Gordon-Carty talks about work permit policy and abuse

“We don’t need data for it because we can see it.” says Minister Pamela Gordon-Carty on the issue of work permit policy and More...

SZV Offices - sleep

SZV wins million-dollar court case in appeal, or did it?

PHILIPSBURG – The court of appeals has ordered E’s Solutions, a company owned and managed by Eunicio Martina, to repay Social More...

Following procedures the new norm?

StMaartenNews Editorial

It is very interesting to hear members of parliament rail against the new work permit policy imposed by Minister Pamela Gordon-Cary, citing lack of following procedures and lack More...

What did any other parties really do in Parliament?

Editorial - St Maarten News

The question was raised when we published the achievements article about the SMCP on our front page outlining what the party did in Parliament during its 19 months’ term. Few More...

The H-Factor

Editorial - St Maarten News

Leader of the SMCP, Wycliffe Smith, writes in an article about the H-Factor. Already on November 7, 2019, during an ad hoc committee meeting on electoral reform, the former MP More...

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What’s going on?

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert Isn’t amazing that hardly anyone in a business or office environment really dares to say loudly and openly “Hey, what’s going on?” What does that More...

Oddballs are leading entrepreneurs!

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert Many executives and managers are like chicken picking around for worms in a chicken coop. However, fat worms are found by the early birds. And those early More...

Will Minister Gordon’s new work permit policy do any good?

Hilbert Haar

By Hilbert Haar Minister Pamela Gordon-Carty is not the first one to come up with measures to protect the local labor market. More...

Protect Your Money

Opinion - St Maarten News

By Hilbert Haar When Girobank accountholders in Curacao panicked and started a run on the bank, the Central Bank More...

Parliament visit SZV - 21 Feb 2020 Parliament at SZV for informative orientation meeting

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Friday, February 21, 2020 Members of Parliament participated in an informative...

Public Prosecutor's Office St. Maarten The Netherlands releases TBR convicted prisoner, sends him back to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – The Dutch government has sent a prisoner from St. Maarten who was put at...

Forensic Care Taskforce OM MHF TP 20-02-2020 ‘Government needs to ensure that forensic care is available within weeks’

PHILIPSBURG – An urgent letter to the Prime Minister has resulted in the establishment of the...

Car caught on fire after accident on the L.B. Scott Road

Car accident 1

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Patrol and Fire department was alerted to a serious traffic accident that took More...

Tourist drowns in Great Bay – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG — A female cruise tourist drowned in Great Bay on Monday, December 30, 2019. The elderly woman came to St...

Police reports of incidents over the Christmas holidays

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM) issued a press release on Thursday, December 27, 2019, with reports on several..

“To Raise our Pension Age or Not is complicated. But, there is room for compromise.”

Letter - St Maarten News - People

Dear Editor, The rights of older persons to social benefits and to an adequate standard of living to support More...

Bank Fees should be justified and approved by Parliament

The Sint Maarten Insurance Brokers Association is calling on the 15 newly elected members of parliament to go to work soonest..

You can become a Nation-Builder

Dear Editor, Sint Maarten became an autonomous country on October 10, 2010. This year, we will be celebrating ten years of..

The impressive rise of the Party for Progress

Party for Progress - 20191121 PHILIPSBURG – In 2017 a group of “dynamic and forward-thinking St. Maarteners” – as the party describes this on its Facebook-page..

MP Wescot-Williams: Where does NESC fit in the legal organization of the country?

Sarah Wescot-Williams - U 2 Can Move founder MP Sarah Wescot-Williams: VSA Minister’s Decision Regarding Work Permits is Haphazard and Uncoordinated. PHILIPSBURG — MP Wescot: “Where does this National..
Parliament visit SZV - 21 Feb 2020

Parliament at SZV for informative orientation meeting

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Friday, February 21, 2020 Members of Parliament participated in an informative meeting with SZV at the..
Sarah Wescot-Williams - U 2 Can Move founder

MP Wescot-Williams: Where does NESC fit in the legal organization of the country?

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams: VSA Minister’s Decision Regarding Work Permits is Haphazard and Uncoordinated. PHILIPSBURG — MP Wescot: “Where does this National..
SZV Offices - sleep

SZV wins million-dollar court case in appeal, or did it?

PHILIPSBURG – The court of appeals has ordered E’s Solutions, a company owned and managed by Eunicio Martina, to repay Social..
 
Door2door Ltiquidity Support - Cartoon

Liquidity support still up in the air

PHILIPSBURG – The government is still in a bind about the liquidity support it is expecting from the Netherlands for 2018..
Plastic cup in the sand

Sint Maarten Needs a Green New Deal, Or At the Very Least a Political Focus on the Environment

Dear Editor, Again, during another unfortunate election cycle, the environment, sustainable development and conservation are taking a backseat amidst the current..
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Use of drones prohibited from No Fly Zones

PHILIPSBURG — The Department of Civil Aviation informs the public that with the implementation of the Ministerial Regulation limiting the use..
 
Public Prosecutor's Office St. Maarten

The Netherlands releases TBR convicted prisoner, sends him back to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – The Dutch government has sent a prisoner from St. Maarten who was put at the disposal of the government..
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Job Vacancies

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Insurance Insights: Application Form

Learn the keywords that give you insights into the insurance business in our series of short stories from a client who..

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