New debate about double turnover tax on fuel prices

PHILIPSBURG — Eight years ago, financial expert Emilio Kalmera pointed out how the government abuses the turnover tax-system by applying this levy twice to the price of gasoline and diesel: once to the wholesale price and after that to the consumer price. This system is still in place, though Kalmera stated at the time that the government does More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Sol takes the initiative for energy transition

PHILIPSBURG — “This is the right time for transitioning to low carbon and renewable energy solutions,” Sol Antilles General Manager Robert Jan James said on the occasion of the opening of the rebranded More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 26th, 2020

Dramatic drop in road tax revenue

PHILIPSBURG – Revenue from the road tax fell sharply in the first quarter of the year – from 9.1 to 5.7 million guilders it appears from a mini audit conducted by the General Audit Chamber. The report was submitted More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 4th, 2020

How to keep up with the latest news developments on St. Maarten?

StMaartenNews.com brings you a timeline of developments on St. Maarten since the COVID-19 crisis hit the island. Currently, developments are fluid and change rapidly by the day. Sometimes by the hour. Do you need More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Introducing the New 2020 Volkswagen T-Cross; Reserve It Now at Caribbean Auto!

COLE BAY — Caribbean Auto is proud to introduce the All-New 2020 Volkswagen T-Cross to St. Maarten. This model is a new addition to the Volkswagen family – a versatile, practical and flexible compact SUV More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

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 grew over the years to become the number one Car Rental Agency on the friendly island.  More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Real Auto hosts fabulous Night with the Stars

Philipsburg — As promised, we bring you a full report on Real Auto’s Night with the Stars event held on Friday night at Porto Cupecoy where visitors enjoyed drinks and snacks and the chance to win several More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Motorworld coordinating relief program with Hyundai and Shell

~ TO CONTRIBUTE $150,000 IN RELIEF SUPPORT TO THE COMMUNITY OF ST. MAARTEN/ST. MARTIN AND THE SURROUNDING REGION ~ COLE BAY — Hyundai Motor Corporation (HMC) and Shell working together with Motorworld, have More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Motorworld Group Hurricane Car Sale

OFFERS ONCE IN A LIFETIME DEALS WITH UP TO 70% DISCOUNTS ON ALL BRANDS In the wave of the aftermath of the recent hurricanes and storms, Motorworld Group of Companies has launched the ‘Hurricane Car Sale’ More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Motorworld Group of Companies remains resilient in its recovery efforts to service the community of St. Maarten/St. Martin

Motorworld Group of Companies (MWG), comprised of Motorworld, Dollar/Thrifty Car Rental, Caribbean Auto, and Audi stand resilient as the only automobile dealerships open for business and operational since the recent More...