Labor Minister speaks out on work permits

Minister of VSA Emil Lee - 20 Mar 2019

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 out in legislation. “Once the documentation for the permits are submitted it takes about three to four weeks from that time to be approved,” More...

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Airport Security Officers Sworn In - 20 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Airport security officers sworn in

PHILIPSBURG — The security officers at the Princess Juliana International Airport were sworn in by the Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever as auxiliary police officers on Wednesday morning. The security officers More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 19 March 2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Geerlings address Consumer Coalition’s allegations

PHILIPSBURG — Finance Minister, the Honourable Perry Geerlings, is critical of “the false claims made by the St. Maarten Consumer Coalition & Anti-Poverty Platform who recently said his Ministry’s More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2019

Daring mid-morning robbery in Dutch Quarter

  DUTCH QUARTER — The Police are investigating a daring mid-morning robbery at the Super 2-3 Market which was formally Afoo Supermarket in Dutch Quarter at about 11am on Monday morning.  More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 12 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019

“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...

MP Franklin Meyers
By The Publisher On Saturday, March 16th, 2019

MP Franklin Meyers: “Laws put targets on the backs of our people”

PHILIPSBURG -- United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers made a number of remarkable statements during a broadcast if the Morning Show on Pearl 98.1 FM Radio on March 11 to the program’s host Elton Jones. Meyers suggested More...

Director NRPB Claret Conner and members of the World Bank
By The Publisher On Friday, March 15th, 2019

National Recovery Program Bureau opens

PHILIPSBURG — The National Recovery Program Bureau headed by former parliamentarian Claret Connor has finally opened its doors to the general public. Connor in his new function held a press conference to More...

Finance Minister Perry Geerlings tours Oryx Residence in Cay Hill with APS
By The Publisher On Friday, March 15th, 2019

Finance Minister impressed with Oryx Residences

‘Construction to be finalised by the end of Summer’ CAY HILL — Construction of the Oryx Residences in Cay Hill is at 60 per cent according to its developers the Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten APS More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry waives fees up to 2014

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry (COCI) has decided to waive all fees pending prior to and including 2014. The waiver was announced as part of the Chamber’s 40th anniversary celebrations More...

Baker's Suites - Hospitality Assured
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Alicia’s Inn and Baker’s Suites become Hospitality Assured

POND ISLAND, Sint Maarten – Two local businesses that were part of a pilot Hospitality Assured (HA) program sponsored by the European Union’s Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME) program More...