Central Bank counters complaints by Ennia’s supervisory board

CBCS Central Bank Head Offce in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) is not happy with a letter Faroe Metry, president of the supervisory board of insurance company Ennia’s operating units, wrote. The Central Bank hardly gives any information to the supervisory board, Metry complained. He also wrote that the costs for restructuring Ennia have risen More...

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Court House Philipsburg - Child
By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Child Friendly Court in Sint Maarten

Philipsburg – November the 20th is the International Day of the Rights of the Child. The Sint Maarten branch of the Common Court of Justice also puts emphasis on the importance of this day. As part of the Day More...

Emsley Tromp - former CBCS president
By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Tromp entitled to a 6-figure compensation

WILLEMSTAD – Dr. Emsley Tromp can count on 344.135 US Dollars in compensation for legal expenditures. The Court of Justice has ordered that Curaçao has to pay the former President of the Central Bank of More...

Roofs - Boardwalk
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Government stonewalls questions about responsibility for Hurricane Irma looting

PHILIPSBURG – The White and Yellow Cross Foundation’s attempts to get answers from the government about who is to blame for the large-scale looting that occurred in the wake of Hurricane Irma in September 2017 More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

The thing with article 59

Is there a cure for the seemingly never-ending battle between an obstinate parliament – that sends the government home – and an evenly stubborn Council of Ministers that reacts by invoking Article 59 of the More...

Henry Lynch with Cindy Marica
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Lynch wins case outright against housing foundation

~ Happy to be moving on with life ~ PHILIPBURG — Former Managing Director of the St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) Henry Lynch on September 27, 2019, was finally able to close a challenging More...

Min Plenipotentiary Jorien Wuite
By The Publisher On Friday, September 27th, 2019

Minister Plenipotentiary Wuite: Recruitment Opens November for tailor-made Legislation Writing Program

GREAT BAY – The Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten in The Hague, Jorien Wuite, together with the support of her Cabinet, have over the past couple of months explored various avenues to contribute to building More...

Sarah Wescot-Williams - U 2 Can Move founder
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 19th, 2019

President of Parliament awaiting the views of the Court, the Bar Association, and the Public Prosecutor on proposed changes to St. Maarten Codes

PHILIPSBURG — In my deliberations on the changes to the three Codes (Civil, Criminal and Criminal Procedure) with the Minister of Justice, I have repeatedly voiced my concerns with the ambivalent responses More...

MP Rolando Brison in Parliament
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Ownership Mullet Bay property may be illegal

PHILIPSBURG — “The ‘ownership’ of the property may already be illegal.” says MP Rolando Brison in response to an opinion piece by independent journalist Hilbert Haar published on StMaartenNews.com. Haar’s More...

MP Rolando Brison in Parliament
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 18th, 2019

MP Rolando Brison refutes legal review of his inquiry-proposal by Dutch attorney

PHILIPSBURG – In response to the criticism expressed by Dutch attorney Wim van Sambeek in an article titled “Mullet Bay Parliamentary Inquiry-proposal fully misses the point”, member of Parliament Rolando More...