Nature Policy Plan implementation lags: Minister Doran admits lack of measures to halt unsustainable development

PHILIPSBURG — In a stark revelation, Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure, Egbert Doran, admitted on Wednesday that the St. Maarten government lacks sufficient measures to prevent landowners from engaging in unsustainable development practices. This admission came during a Central Committee meeting of Parliament More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 6th, 2024

Sol Ecolution Investing In Sustainability Through Renewable Energy Agreement with NIPA

CAY HILL — Sol Ecolution, the low-carbon and renewable energy division of The Sol Group, has signed its first renewable energy agreement in St. Maarten with the National Institute for Professional Advancement More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 7th, 2024

Central Bank issues wake-up call for climate change

PHILIPSBURG — Politicians ought to wake up to the threats posed by climate change, it appears from the Central Bank’s latest economic bulletin. Richard Doornbosch, the president of the Central Bank of Curacao More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 20th, 2023

St. Maarten continues to ignore climate change threats

PHILIPSBURG — Climate activist Riddhi Samtani asked attention for St. Maarten during the recently concluded United Nations climate conference in Dubai, wondering why her island cannot get help from climate More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Climate change: a serious problem nobody talks about

PHILIPSBURG — Climate change is going to be a serious problem for the Caribbean region and in particular for Saba, Statia and St. Maarten. Scientists of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) conclude More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 18th, 2023

Small part of Mullet Bay up for sale

  PHILIPSBURG -- The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) has put up 11,000 square meters of Mullet Bay for sale.  This appears from an ad published in the Antilliaans Dagblad on October 16. The parcel More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 27th, 2023

Minister Doran also under fire after Over the Bank court ruling

PHILIPSBURG — Former Minister of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and infrastructure (VROMI) Angel Meyers is not the only one to get criticized after the recent court ruling about rights of long More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, August 9th, 2023

Windward Roads to complete sewage system in Dutch Quarter

PHILIPSBURG – Wndward Roads deal with the public prosecution in the Larimar corruption case is finally coming to fruition. The Larimar-trial examined the activities of several companies, among them Windward More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 23rd, 2023

Renewable energy project meets with fierce criticism

WILLEMSTAD — Curacao wants to become a dominant player in the market of renewable energy, NOS-correspondent Dick Drayer reports, but the apparent plans to build windmill parks off the North coast of Curacao More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 5th, 2023

STEFLOGIX enlightens homeowners about summertime pest health and property threats

~ World Pest Day Recognizes How the Pest Control Industry Preserves Public Health and Property ~ PHILIPSBURG — STEFLOGIX, a pest control company based in Philipsburg, has joined the National Pest Management More...