Theo Heyliger still in detention cell at Philipsburg police station

PHILIPSBURG — At the time of questioning on Thursday morning, communication’s officer for the Anti-Corruption Task Force TBO, Roderick Gouverneur, did not ascertain whether Theo Heyliger was still being held at the house of detention in Philipsburg at the main police station. It was rumored that Heyliger had been moved to the Point Blanche More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Recap MP Frans Richardson residency issue

Recap articles published about the residency issue of MP Frans Richardson and the possible consequences regarding his status as a member of Parliament: MP-status Frans Richardson called into question Opinion by More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Cartoon: Government Money Bag

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By The Publisher On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

A world of unhappiness

By Hilbert Haar For those who have no clue why the Caravanserai Beach Resort was rechristened as the Alegría resort – and what the hell that name means, here is a pointer. The resort’s name is displayed above More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Seasonal vs Seasoned Politicians

As we at stmaartennews.com like to sometimes take our inspiration from Facebook – most times we take our inspiration anywhere we can get it – we sent our cartoonist James Baggett to the drawing board More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 14th, 2016

Another blooper

What is it with our outgoing minister of tourism and economic affairs? First there was the confusion about the appointment of Rolando Brison as the director of the Tourism Authority, now there is another blooper More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

The Dutch asking too much

In a statement published on CuracaoChronicle.com, Ronald Plasterk, Minister of Kingdom Relations, is quoted as saying that the governors of the countries of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten serve primarily the interests More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Welcome to Mount Trashmore

A lot has been said and written about the dump and a lot will be said and written about this thorn in everyone’s hide for decades to come. Those who think that our politicians will take care of the problem are More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Spontaneous phone combustion

It has long been believed that human beings are able to spontaneously burst into flames and burn to smoldering ashes. This is called Spontaneous Human Combustion or SHC. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has given new More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

A nation under construction

Below is the unabridged text of the address of Prime Minister William Marlin on the occasion of Constitution Day – and the sixth anniversary of country St. Maarten. Six years ago, St. Maarten embarked on a new More...