Dump management requires more money

Landfill dump fire government building Pond Island

PHILIPSBURG – MP Theo Heyliger, leader of the United Democrats, was right when he observed in a meeting of Parliament in February that the government gets what it is paying for with the management contract for the landfill. “There were two bids,” Heyliger said at the time. “One for 5 million and one for half that amount. The lowest bid won.” The More...

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St. Maarten landfill dump on fire smoking
By The Publisher On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Dollars, not guilders

By Hilbert Haar An alert reader pointed out to me that the price the waste-to-energy plant would charge GEBE for a Kilowatt of electricity is $0.26 and not 0.26 guilders. This is correct and I apologize for the More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Little Switzerland employees demand their salaries

PHILIPSBURG – Twenty-two employees of World Gifts Import BV, a company that operates two stores in St. Maarten under the name Little Switzerland demand that the company pay salary arrears dating back to December More...

Dump fire on Pond Island - Provided by SHTA
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

SHTA Call to Action Regarding the Dump

PHILIPSBURG – “Dear His Majesty King Willem Alexander, His Excellency the Governor Eugene Holiday, Council of Ministers, Honorable Members of Parliament, State Secretary of Kingdom Affair Raymond Knops, Head More...

Saba Government Natasha Gittens TPI - 20180403
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Gittens speaks in Saba for Oath of Office Ceremony

The Bottom, Saba — On Wednesday, March 27, 2018, the Executive Council of the Public Entity Saba held an official Oath Taking ceremony, for their valued civil servants. The event focused on the importance More...

Anastasia Simmons & TPI Natasha Gittens
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Saba Primary School invests in T.O.P. teacher program

SABA/PHILIPBURG — In January of 2018 the school board of the Sacred Heart Primary School in Saba determined that raising the bar in teaching standards and investing in their teacher’s professional development More...

Indigo Bay 4
By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Only one of the four commercial developers of Indigo Bay is bankrupt, other projects still moving forward

INDIGO BAY – On Monday, March 12th, a bankruptcy notice was published in The Daily Herald announcing that by decision of March 6th, 2018, the Court in First Instance of St. Maarten declared Indigo Bay Development More...

St. Maarten Cable TV building
By The Publisher On Monday, March 12th, 2018

A Cinderella Story or The Case of The Mass Miscommunications?

In 2013 the court case was pretty much straightforward. Management wanted to have two separate agreements. One CLA for the management team and a separate CLA for the workers. Documents to substantiate their preference More...

Ourt Court House by Alphonso Nestor-Hubert
By The Publisher On Friday, March 9th, 2018

Emotional airport employees want their jobs back

PHILIPSBUIRG – The attorneys for nine fired airport employees and the airport-attorney have until next week Friday to file their final argument in a dispute over the immediate dismissal of the workers. After that, More...

NAGICO building
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

NAGICO Insurances says they have acted in good faith from inception

PHILIPSBURG — We must as NAGICO respond to a largely inaccurate and misleading article that appeared in The Daily Herald newspaper on 8 March 2018 regarding the Princess Juliana International Airport’s More...