TelEm subcontractors working with illegal immigrants

ST. PETER’S — TelEm’s Fiber to Home project is a source of contention for local workers. In St. Peters, the hiring of illegal immigrants by contractors led to protests in the neighborhood. Residents who years ago laid the cables for telephone and internet in their neighborhoods, now have to watch with sorrow how strangers dig trenches More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

MP Buncamper questions Telem subcontractor working with illegals

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, Member of Parliament, (MP) Claudius Buncamper, of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in Parliament, sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs addressing the local sub-contractors More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 30th, 2020

Dismissal Prison Director ruled unreasonable

PHILIPSBURG – Justice Minister Egbert Doran was “unreasonable” when he decided to fire Pointe Blanche Prison Director Alwin Keli per March 24, 2020. The Court in First Instance ruled on November 20 that the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Job Vacancies

Pet Planet VI is seeking a skilled Pet Groomer for its Doggie Day Spa in Tortola, BVI. Interested applicants must have a minimum of three years grooming experience. For more information, email us at petplanetvi@yahoo.com More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 10th, 2020

WICSU-PSU Union Constitution Day Reflection

~ Are the workers better off today than ten years ago? ~ PHILIPSBURG — The labor Union WICSU-PSU is reflecting back on the last 10 years of St. Maarten being a ‘Country’. The question that comes More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Union leader Claire Elshot disappointed with statements Prime Minister

PHILIPSBURG — President of WITU and member of CCSU, Mrs. Claire Elshot, is disappointed with the statements made by the Minister of General Affairs in the Council of Ministers Press briefing of September More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

SOAB finds nothing wrong with execution support programs

PHILIPSBURG – The government accountants bureau (Soab) audited Finance Minister ardwell Irion’s income and unemployment support programs and found that these programs are mostly executed conform the rules established More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Court dissolves Mingo’s contract without compensation

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance has dissolved the labor contract of Mark Mingo with the St. Maarten Harbour Holding Company. The company does not have to pay its former director any compensation. The More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Union threatens TelEm with legal action over savings plan

PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Communication Union (SMCU) threatens to take legal action if telecom provider TelEm sticks to its decision to discontinue its contributions to the group savings plan per February More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Medical recognition divisive issue at Mental Health Foundation

CAY HILL — The board of the Mental Health Foundation has elected a new interim director whose name does not appear in the BIG register. Dr. Kitty Pelswijk, who also acts as medical coordinator, is not officially More...