SDM Leader Ortega has hard questions about Ennia, Mullet Bay and the Silence of Politicians in St. Maarten

Benjamin Ortega - SDM Leader

SINT MAARTEN (MULLET BAY) – Benjamin Ortega, Leader of the St. Maarten Development Movement (SDM) has issued a press statement on Sunday regarding Ennia, and the measures taken by the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten (CBCS). “Over the past years, there have been widely publicized media reports about issues surrounding insurance company More...

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Gracita Arrindell
By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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“Parliament missing in action“ says Gracita Arrindell

“PARLIAMENT MISSING IN ACTION AT A TIME WHEN NEEDED MOST BY THE PEOPLE OF SINT MAARTEN“ “IT JUST IS NOT RIGHT” SAYS PPA LEADER GRACITA ARRINDEL Philipsburg, July 15, 2018. Gracita states;  “Most people More...

Maurice Lake
By The Publisher On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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Open letter from Maurice Lake to all Community Councils

Dear Editor, I have listened, heard, and read the recent discussions and workshops on hurricane preparedness. For this Hurricane season which officially starts June 1st, 2018. As a Community spirited person, my More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
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It is better to do well than to say well

Dear Editor, The widely circulated video – via social media – of the approximately 10-man strong Dutch delegation, including Government Commissioner Mike Franco, Dutch State Secretary for the Interior More...

Wycliffe Smith - 20180517 WS
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Experiences of a first time MP in Parliament

Dear Editor, Going through two elections within a mere seventeen months and emerging from that experience as the third highest vote getter with 580 votes, qualified me to become a Member of the Parliament of Sint More...

Photo of the Day - StatiaNews - Clouds over the Quill
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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What does the verdict in Kerkhoff’s case tell us?

By: Koos Sneek May 6th 2018 On April 3 the judge ruled in the case which former interim island secretary Koert Kerkhoff had initiated against St. Eustatius Island government. The judge ruled in favor of the government. More...

A Younger Joseph Richardson in Saba - photo Ebony Magazine provided by Wycliffe Smith
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Leader SMCP remembers Joseph Richardson

Dear Editor, The Board of the Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) would like to extend sincere condolences to the wife, family and friends of the late Joseph Emmanuel Richardson, affectionately known as Joe. “As More...

Joe Richardson - RIP
By The Publisher On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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As we mourn a hero…

I would like to extend my sincere condolences to Mrs. Loretta Richardson and the rest of the Richardson family as you mourn the loss of Joe Richardson, a man that was well admired by all over the years for his humble More...

Giant St. Maarten Flipflops
By The Publisher On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Open letter to Pastor Wycliffe Smith

I doubted very long whether I would write this comment. Let me begin by congratulating pastor Wycliffe Smith with his upcoming executive position as Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS). I believe More...

wycliffe-smith
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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SMCP’S STANCE ON COURT VERDICT REGARDING MP BROWNBILL

Dear Editor, The Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) has taken note via the media that the Court in First Instance has sentenced Member of Parliament, Chanel Brownbill. MP Brownbill is a member of the United Democrats More...