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Sol introduces Ecolution and commits to multi-million dollar investments

PHILIPSBURG — The Sol Group has committed to a $66 million investment in the St. Maarten economy between 2015 and 2025, through capital investment and community support, General Manager Robert-Jan James stated in a press release. “We are excited by the opportunity to play a key role in enabling sustainable energy solutions in St. Maarten now More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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Chamber of Commerce ceases Business Inactivation Status with immediate effect

PHILIPSBURG — As part of the ongoing efforts to maintain accuracy of the trade registry and ensure compliance among the business community, the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) has taken More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
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SABA students thank NAGICO Insurances for Care kits

CAPTION: Saba students extend their gratitude to NAGICO for COVID-19 care packages. THE BOTTOM — Students of the Saba Comprehensive and Sacred Heart Primary School in Saba have expressed a big thank you More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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GEBE court ruling is regretfully flawed, attorney says

PHILIPSBURG — “A remarkable verdict if not a miscarriage of justice,” attorney Jairo Bloem says about the ruling of the Court in First Instance against two members of GEBE’s supervisory board, Roberta More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 3rd, 2021
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Minister Ottley’s insurance-plan draws criticism

PHILIPSBURG — The announcement by Minister Omar Ottley (Public Health) that he intends to increase the salary-ceiling for insurance under SZV from 67.816 to 120,000 guilders (from $37,886 to $67,039) per More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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Central Bank shoots down Parman’s objections against the sale of Banco di Caribe

WILLEMSTAD — Ennia Caribe Holding (ECH) is not authorized to sell Banco di Caribe (BdC), its shareholder Parman International said in a press release, but this claim was quickly neutralized by the Central More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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Prime Minister applauds Qredits for Small Busines Academy initiative

PHILIPSBURG — “Women are taking the lead and not sitting back and waiting for things being done for them,” said Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs during the opening of the sessions for young entrepreneurs More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 20th, 2021
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Online sales-tax: a fata morgana

By Hilbert Haar The idea to introduce a 7.5 percent tax on online purchases has triggered many questions. According to Minister Ardwell Irion (Finance) such a tax would “level the playing field” and encourage More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 18th, 2021
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United Group buys Banco di Caribe

PHILIPSBURG — Banco di Caribe has been sold to the Curacao-based United Group Holdings for an undisclosed amount of cash, the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) announced in a press release. The More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 12th, 2021
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GEBE’s supervisory directors contest Daniel-appointment in court – again

PHILIPSBURG -- The Court in First Instance declared utilities company GEBE on Friday inadmissible in a lawsuit that aimed to force its sole shareholder - Country St. Maarten - to suspend the appointment of Sharine More...






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