Nagico’s Imran McSood: “85 percent of hurricane insurance claims settled by the end of this month”

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By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – Nagico-director Dwayne Elgin already announced it during a meeting of parliament about insurance issues after Hurricane Irma, and Nagico’s chairman Imran Amjad McSood confirmed it to insurance premiums will go up drastically – but that does not mean that the insurance company will get very rich 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...

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By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Dupersoy strikes back: “Cee Marlin bullies my mother”

PHILIPSBURG – Kendall Dupersoy contests Cee Marlin’s claims to land in the Keys (See: Cee Marlin fights illegal occupants of his family’s land, first published on February 1, 2018). “Out of the blue comes More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018

UPDATED: Cee Marlin fights illegal occupants of his family’s land

UPDATED VERSION: In an earlier version the article stated that Leroy la Paix lives in a house on the Marlin property for which he does not pay a penny. This is incorrect. La Paix’s mother bought the house back More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Lee Halley says no to eviction

SIMPSON BAY — As the deadline of the court-ordered eviction for Lee’s Roadside Grill & Deep Sea Fishing was yesterday, Thursday, February 1st, visited the establishment and interviewed More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Louie Laveist calls on interim government to take action to help the mentally ill

COLE BAY – In a breaking news report this morning, 721news reports that the Traffic Department is busy investigating a hit and run that occurred this morning at approximately 5am on Union Road in Cole Bay whereby More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Haviser’s Orange Movement wants constitutional referendum

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – Dr. Jay Haviser is on a mission. With the establishment of the Orange Movement he wants to convince the Parliament in St. Maarten to hold a referendum about the country’s constitutional More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Low-income areas face most difficulty to rebuild after Irma

PHILIPSBURG – “I give clothes and food to the elderly man who lives here”, community police officer Arcella Leonard gestures towards a torn-down home. Within the demolished structure one can see a small room, More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Van den Heuvel relieved with acquittal of trafficking in women

PHILIPSBURG – What bothered Bada Bing owner Jaap van den Heuvel most about his conviction in the Court in First Instance was the charge of trafficking in women. The appeals court acquitted Van den Heuvel, Lunteren More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

President DSTA Conrad Richardson: “We are getting there”

CRUISE TERMINAL — In an interview with, President of the Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association (DSTA), Conrad ‘Sisco’ Richardson, had a positive message of hope to pass on to the More...