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Cruise ships in Port St. Maarten with Dump Smoke over Philipsburg - 20180207 MP
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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“Politics used harbor as sugar daddy”

PHILIPSBURG – The Public Prosecutor’s Office has dropped its demand that the supervisory board of the harbor group of companies be sent home but it maintains that Chief Executive Officer Mark Mingo remains More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Checkmate director behind questionable harbor-invoices

PHILIPSBURG – The trial of Keith F. – one of the suspects in the so-called Emerald-investigation – offered a candid insight in the way fraud was committed with inflated invoices at the Harbor Group of More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Harbor Holding loses appeal against Dock Maarten building permit

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Harbor Holding company suffered another defeat in court in its battle against the building permit Dock Maarten obtained for the construction of a rock revetment to facilitate the expansion More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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MP Peterson: “St. Maarten can not afford to be blacklisted post-Irma”

For the past months we have had meetings in Parliament to try to address the laws pertaining to the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) guidelines. We even had members of the Caribbean FATF come to parliament and More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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“Giterson is the most underperforming minister since Irma”

PHILIPSBURG — Between 2015 and 2018 the country was involved in 1,182 court cases at a cost of 521,709 guilders, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin said in answer to questions from members of the parliamentary More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Collection long lease fees seems problematic

PHILIPSBURG — The government has issued 2,955 long lease contracts for land that covers 4.87 square kilometers of land; this is 14.3 percent of St. Maarten’s total area of 34 square kilometers. The annual More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Ministry restricts the use of drones

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry  of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (TEATT) has placed restrictions on the use of drone aircraft in several areas such as the Princess Juliana International More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Anti-corruption task force investigates all suspicious financial transactions

PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office has serious concerns about the financial investigative capacity of the police force. Answering questions from stmaartennews.com, the prosecutor’s office said More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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A real reason for concern

By Hilbert Haar Okay. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves with the case(s) against United Democrats-leader MP Theo Heyliger. The 48-year old was arrested on Tuesday and the prosecutor’s office is now seeking permission More...

Cruise ships in Port St. Maarten with Dump Smoke over Philipsburg - 20180207 MP
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Port needs capital injection

PHILIPSBURG – The harbor currently has $25 million in liquid assets, its Chief Financial Officer Ton van Kooten told members of the parliamentary committee for tourism and /economic affairs on Wednesday morning. More...