Consumer organizations on St. Maarten give opinions on role Central Bank

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PHILIPSBURG — Yesterday we published the announcement from the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) that on March 28, 2018, the National Ordinance Actualization and Harmonization Supervision Ordinances Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (A.B. 2018, no. 5) came into effect on St. Maarten with the aim to strengthen the Central More...

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By Desk Editor On Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Dept. of STAT happy with results of Economic Census Survey results so far

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — The Department of Statistics (STAT) from the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunications, embarked upon an Economic Census Survey (ECS) More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

APS hosts Round Table Discussion to launch the Sint Maarten Investment Bank

PHILIPSBURG — Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten (APS) has identified a need for Sint Maarten’s own Investment Bank (SMIB). On Friday June 8, 2018, APS hosted a Round Table Discussion on the topic, assisted More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Industry “thrilled” about health-tax on tobacco products, Minister Lee says

PHILIPSBURG – Minister Emil Lee (Public Health) is currently discussing options to protect local tobacco product distributors against parallel import by registering the labels of their products. At the same time, More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Economic losses from Hurricane Irma exceed $2 billion

PHILIPSBURG – Parliament will begin on Tuesday morning with the second day of deliberations about the 2018 budget. President of Parliament MP Sarah Wescot-Williams was re-elected to her function on Monday More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, April 13th, 2018

Labor dispute advice: mediation, dialogue, compromise

PHILIPSBURG – Between November and February, 114 people applied for legal aid to the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor. Among them were the nine employees of the airport who were dismissed More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Minister Lee: “Signs of economic recovery”

PHILIPSBURG – “We are starting to see signs of economic recovery and some jobs coming back to the community,” Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, Social Development and Labor) said at Wednesday’s Council More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Post-Irma financial predicament

By Hilbert Haar The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association has put its finger on a very sore spot with its analysis of the country’s post-Irma financial predicament. That we are – financially speaking More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Tourism offices join forces

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Cornelius de Weever signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday morning with the first vice president of the Collectivité of Saint Martin Valérie Damaseau More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

“Waste-to-energy won’t bring down electricity tariffs”

PHILIPSBURG – The electricity tariffs for consumers will not go down once a waste-to-energy facility begins to produce power from waste. That says Roy Marlin the former chairman and currently board member of More...