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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

“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...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

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...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

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...

Governor Eugene Holiday - 20180615 HH
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Climate change threatens St. Maarten’s existence

PHILIPSBURG – “We are among the most vulnerable Caribbean tourists destinations between 25 and 50 years from now,” Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday said in his opening address at the seventh annual Governor’s More...

By Desk Editor On Friday, June 15th, 2018

7th Governor’s Symposium Climate Change and Small Island States – A Call For Strategic Action

“Implementing Strategic Climate Change Action, Is time running out?” Opening Address by The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. Eugene B. Holiday, delivered at the 7th Annual Governor’s More...

Court Room St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Court postpones decision about civil inquiry at port companies

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice postponed on Thursday morning a decision about a civil inquiry at the Harbor Holding Company and its subsidiaries until December 13, but it granted the public prosecutor More...

Emerald case investigation
By The Publisher On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Court allows hearing of witnesses in Emerald-trial

PHILIPSBURG – Attorney Sjamira Roseburg asked the court on Monday permission to hear twelve witnesses in preparation for the trial against her client, member of Parliament Frans Richardson, who is charged with More...

Emerald investigation
By The Publisher On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Emerald-trial: forged invoices, bribes and tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – Three high-profile defendants appeared in court on Monday morning for the highly anticipated first step in the Emerald-trial: Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, suspended Port Director Mark More...

Corporate Governance
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

A flaw in the corporate governance code

PHILIPSBURG – On February  26, 2010, the Executive Council of Island territory St. Maarten introduced the first Corporate Governance Council. William Marlin, at the time leader of the island government, addressed More...

Mike Ferrier - 20180530 HH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Minister Ferrier: “Government-owned companies should operate in accordance with good governance”

PHILIPSBURG – Is the government finally for or against the civil inquiry the public prosecutor’s office wants to conduct at the harbor group of companies? Last week, the attorney for Minister Cornelius de Weever More...