SHTA questions the survival of the monetary union between Curaçao and St. Maarten

CBCS Central Bank Head Offce in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — An ‘existential threat’ towards the St. Maarten economy is what the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) calls the possible increase of foreign exchange license fees in both Curaçao and St. Maarten. The measure is said to protect account holders of the Girobank in Curaçao from losing their savings. Following More...

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StMaarten General Hospital front-facade-large Dec2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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New hospital construction officially commences

Cay Hill – St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has officially handed over the grounds where the construction will take place to INSO, the general contractor for the construction of the new St. Maarten General Hospital More...

Cruise passengers arriving at pier Walter Plantz Square - 20191209 JH
By The Publisher On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Hustled and harassed in Philipsburg

GREAT BAY — To visit Philipsburg today is to see how the declining benefits of cruise tourism and lack of government support have turned the city into a hustlers’ arena. Hundreds of street advertisers and More...

COCI Office Building - Workshops
By Online Editor On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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COCI calls to Entrepreneurs to register for Grow Your Business Workshops

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) is inviting members of the business community to register for their next “Grow Your Business with COCI Workshops set More...

COCI Office Building - Workshops
By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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COCI: Reminds Registrants to Update Information, Pay Annual Outstanding Fees & Utilize Customer Friendly Enhanced Services

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) is reminding the business community, social organizations, federations, associations, foundations, etc. to keep their information More...

Guavaberry Networking - business workshop
By Online Editor On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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COCI invites Business Community to Register for Guavaberry Networking Session on Doing Business in St. Maarten/St. Martin

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) along with the Chambre Consulaire Interprofessionnelle de Saint Martin (CCISM), have come together to organize the Guavaberry More...

COCI Office Building - Workshops
By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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COCI detects two cases of fraud with excerpts

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) would like to alert the business community, government entities, and citizens, that it has detected two cases of fraud with More...

Guavaberry Networking - business workshop
By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Business Workshop to be held by COCI & CCISM

~ Business owners invited to business workshop organized by COCI and CCISM ~  SIMPSON BAY — The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) along with the CCISM (French Chamber of Commerce) are More...

Rouge et Noir donation
By The Publisher On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Rouge et Noir management donated computers to Sr. Regina Primary School

~ Rouge et Noir investors envisions bringing back life to Philipsburg ~ PHILIPSBURG — The group of local and international investors of Rouge et Noir Casino dispelled rumors circulating in the community blaming More...

shta - Crystal Pineapple Awards
By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Changes to Accepted Payment Methods Have Negative Consequences

The business community on Sint Maarten is very much concerned with the decision by Management of The Receiver to eliminate the use of all checks as a means of payment. Like it or not, St. Maarten’s predominant More...