How Holland House built back better on its own after Hurrricane Irma

Paul Boetekees - GM Holland House

PHILIPSBURG – When Hurricane Irma hit on September 6, 2017, Holland House lost its entire fourth floor to the monster storm. At the time, there were 57 guests staying at the iconic hotel that faces Great Bay Beach, and some of them were able to help get the place back on its feet. Managing director Paul Boetekees remembers the storm like it was yesterday. More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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Shola the Farmer: from the backyard to a full-blown organic farm

PHILIPSBURG – Farm today or die tomorrow. That was the in-your-face text on a billboard in front of the agricultural ministry in Anguilla several years ago. Agriculture in St. Maarten has always been a bit More...

Minister Emil Lee with Andrew Dick 20190712
By The Publisher On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Smear campaign comes from fear and jealousy, Minister Lee says

PHILIPSBURG – “The Ministry of VSA rocks and I am very proud of my staff,” caretaker Minister Emil Lee said at the end of his candid interview with Andrew Dick. Lee dismissed allegations made against him More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Petit repeats old accusations against Minister Lee

PHILIPSBURG – Dr. Michel Petit, the former chairman of the supervisory board of Social and Health Insurance SZV, launched what can be considered an unprecedented attack against caretaker Public Health Minister More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Prosecutor: Heyliger got his passport back immediately upon second request

PHILIPSBURG – Following media reports about suspended MP Theo Heyliger legal troubles the United States cancelled his ESTA (electronic system for travel authorization. This made it impossible for Heyliger to More...

Theo Heyliger
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Arrests Theo’s business associates hit family hard

PHILIPSBURG — Amidst the news about the arrests of business associates of Member of Parliament, Theodore E. Heyliger, StMaartenNews.com explored the effect of these arrests on the family. We often lose sight More...

Bibi Shaw - Person of the Year - 2018
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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The thing about Bibi….

PHILIPSBURG — On the occasion of her selection by StMaartenNews.com as Person of the Year 2018, we interviewed Bibi Shaw at her private residence in French Quarter on Saint Martin. We got a first hand look More...

Senator Guillaume Arnell
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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There is a need to prioritize recovery projects on the French side

MARIGOT—Examining the reconstruction of the French side of the island compared to the Dutch Side it will seem that hurricanes of 2017 apparently happened on the French side, said Senator Guillaume Arnell. In More...

Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink - avatar
By The Publisher On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Interview with the departing Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink

~ Invisible yet driven and focused behind the scenes ~ It seems much longer but Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink has only been serving in St. Maarten for little over a year. Steenbrink started last year More...

Carrefour Market building Cul-de-Sac - 20180623 TR
By The Publisher On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Carrefour Market looking to bounce back in 60 days

Read the full news report inside with an official statement from co-owner and general manager of Carrefour Market, Mr. Anil Sabnani. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS IS A PREMIUM ARTICLE. ... Some articles or portions More...