Smear campaign comes from fear and jealousy, Minister Lee says

Minister Emil Lee with Andrew Dick 20190712

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 and others on Bibi Shaw’s notorious blog SMN-News as ‘nonsense.’ The stories that appeared on the blog seem to be part of an orchestrated More...

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Job Vacancies
By The Publisher On Friday, April 12th, 2019
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Job Vacancies

GREAT BAY, ST. MAARTEN — EBS has the following vacancies available for your consideration. Suitable candidates can send their resume along with copies of their diploma’s and or certificates to info@ebssxm.com More...

Wifol story
By The Publisher On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Labor Union against pensioners paying taxes

~ advises on alternatives ~ PHILIPSBURG—“In my opinion pensioners should not be paying wage taxes or income taxes,” said President of WIFOL Theophilus Thompson. According to him they have already contributed More...

Theophilus Thompson - Facebook pic
By The Publisher On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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WIFOL President calls on Government to be proactive

PHILIPSBURG — Government needs to be proactive instead of reactive to stem the high cost of services, goods and labor since the passage of the hurricanes of 2017. “We have seen the house rents, food commodities More...

Minister of Health Emil Lee - 27 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Tripartite committee looking into increase of minimum wage

PHILIPSBURG — Families who are suffering to “make ends meet” are encouraged to visit the Ministry of Labor to acquire financial aid, said Minister of Health, Labor and Social Affairs Emil Lee. The Labor More...

Minister of VSA Emil Lee - 20 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Labor Minister speaks out on work permits

PHILIPSBURG—The Minister of Labor Emile Lee has refuted the allegations that to acquire work permits is difficult. He stated that the documentation and the acquisition process of obtaining work permits are set More...

Raymond Jessurun
By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Jessurun: salary cut politicians will affect civil servants

PHILIPSBURG - A cut in the salaries of ministers and parliamentarians means a cut in the salaries of civil servants too. That is the opinion of the chairman of the Anti-Poverty Platform. Drs. Raymond Jessurun. LOGIN More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 12 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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“Government favors businesses over citizens”

PHILIPSBURG -- The government’s decision to deny citizens an extension for the payment of road tax and to offer businesses a payment plan for turnover taxes is discrimination, Anti-Poverty Platform chairman Drs. More...

New Government Administration Building
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Anti-Poverty Platform criticizes pension reform

PHILIPSBURG -- The Anti-Poverty Platform contests the notion that civil servants will receive a higher pension once the legislation to amend the pension ordinance. Referring to an article in The Daily Herald that More...

MAHO Job Fair March 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Minister Lee: Job seekers be ready for jobs in the hospitality sector

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of VSA Emil Lee attended the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino job fair on Friday March 8th at the Belair Community Center. The resort is re-opening in phases and is eager to recruit More...