“Domain Affairs is devoid of long lease policies”

MP Christophe Emmanuel and his attorney Zylena Bary - 20191026

PHILIPSBURG – “I am completely innocent of these trumped-up charges,” National Alliance MP Christophe Emmanuel said in an interview with 721news anchor Gromyko Wilson, shortly after he was released from custody. Emmanuel added that the timing of his arrest is suspicious and that “everything is going well with the screening process.” Emmanuel More...

by The Publisher | Published 2 weeks ago
Vendors back at Philipsburg Marketplace - 20180105 HH
By The Publisher On Saturday, October 26th, 2019

‘St. Maarten is a free port for counterfeit goods’

PHILIPSBURG — Knockoffs of popular brands, including Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Chanel, are being sold on the market in Philipsburg, in stores in Backstreet and Frontstreet, and online to customers on the island. More...

MP Theo Heyliger - 20181105 screengrab
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Prosecution calls for prison time in attempted bribery case (CATFISH)

PHILIPBURG — The preliminary hearing in the CATFISH investigation took place today in court. The Public Prosecution Service is demanding a prison sentence of 12 months of which 6 months’ are conditional More...

Justice Vehicles at MP Christophe Emanuel home - 20191022
By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

National Detectives arrest two suspects in BEGONIA investigation

~ Emil Lee reacts to news about search of MP Emmanuel House ~ PHILIPSBURG — This morning suspects C.T.E. and M.A.R. were arrested by the National Detectives of Sint Maarten. One of the suspects is Member More...

Valerie Damaseau - Vice President
By Online Editor On Monday, October 14th, 2019

Statement Collectivité of Saint-Martin regarding custody President and Vice Presidents

MARIGOT — The Collectivité of Saint-Martin confirmed that its President and two Vice-Presidents have been interrogated, from Thursday, October 10, in the morning, by the services of the Gendarmerie of La More...

TBO Anti Corruption Taskforce
By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Two arrested and released in BTP-investigation code name Aquamarine

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday September 2, 2019, a member of parliament of Sint Maarten was detained by agents of the Anti-Corruption Taskforce (TBO). He is suspected of accepting bribes, (co)committing official More...

TEATT Minister Stuart Johnson
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Johnson links MP Richardson to BTP

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Stuart Johnson admits in veiled terms in a letter to attorney Sjamira Roseburg that Member of Parliament Frans Richardson is in some way involved with the More...

Frans under pressure
By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

MP Frans Richardson issues statement

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, through his attorney Sjamira Roseburg on Wednesday said that he definitely feels targeted and fully intends to fight for his freedom and innocence. Richardson More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Member of Parliament detained by TBO

PHILIPSBURG — Today, Monday, September 2, 2019, the Anti-Corruption Taskforce (TBO) detained a Member of Parliament on St. Maarten. He is suspected of accepting bribes, (co-)committing official coercion and More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 29th, 2019


Dear Editor, TBO is the team for betterment of oppression. That is the true meaning of the abbreviation. There is no interest of discovering the truth. The only objective is to get a story plausible enough to go More...