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PFP leader Gumbs Questions MinTEATT On BTP Matters

PHILIPSBURG – Party for Progress member of Parliament Melissa Gumbs sent questions to Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications and Transportation Ludmila de Weever on Tuesday, September 28, 2020, about the current status of several outstanding items related to Bureau Telecommunications & Post (BTP). BTP is the country regulator More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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St. Maarten Weather Updates & Forecasts

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) \VALID UNTIL: Wednesday evening (18:00 LST) September 30, 2020   WEATHER:  Tonight: Generally cloudy and breezy with isolated showers and isolated More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Integration with the Netherlands gains momentum in Curacao

PHILIPSBURG – With the tenth anniversary of St. Maarten as an autonomous country within the kingdom of the Netherlands rapidly approaching, the discussion about the constitutional status of the island is slowly More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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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 Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Bombscare at Philipsburg Police Station Monday night

~ Philipsburg Police Station evacuated; prisoners moved to Simpson Bay ~ PHILIPSBURG — Late Monday night, September 28th, 2020, the Philipsburg Police Station was evacuated after an apparent call to the station More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 28th, 2020
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ENNIA and the theft of the century: these are the key players

PHILIPSBURG – Hushang Ansary is not the only one facing a lawsuit initiated by insurance company ENNIA; other defendants in this case include his daughter Nina, his holding Parman International and three others More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Unpaid Advice: How Government Can Cut Phone Costs

PHILIPSBURG — “St Maarten’s Government Crazy Phone Bills” is the headline heading up an article on the website of our colleague in the media business, Mervin Hanley of THG News Today. That More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Medical liability issue gets attention from government

PHILIPSBURG — The government, led by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, wants a St. Maarten version of the Dutch Individual Health Care Professions Act (Wet BIG). This is stated in the NA-UP Governing Program More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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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
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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...