Prime Minister Romeo Marlin resumes discussions on Electoral Reform

Electoral Reform Committee

PHILIPSBURG – On March 22nd, the newly formed workgroup on electoral reform met for the first time led by Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin. As outlined in the Governing Program “Building a Sustainable Sint Maarten”, any reform on election procedures can be viewed as political but we must consider that there is a fundamental public lack of trust. More...

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Point Blanche Prison Wall Security Installation - 25 March 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Security installations progressing at Point Blanche Prison

SINT MAARTEN (POINT BLANCHE) – Repair works at the Point Blanche Prison is steadily progressing with the security installations presently taking place. Caribbean Engineering & Consultancy Company (CECC), More...

SMIA New Board for 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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SMIA Elects New Board

GREAT BAY — The St. Maarten Insurance Association (SMIA) have elected a new board following their recent elections last week. The incoming board is now headed by President Eric Ellis, Managing Director of More...

Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (1)
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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BREAKING NEWS: Driver exits car in Marigot with knife in back

~ Driver of a car steps out with knife in back ~ MARIGOT — At present, Gendarmes have the intersection of Rue de la Republique and Boulevard de France closed off and the surrounding premises secured as they More...

Court House Philipsburg square
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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No Dutch citizenship for former President Louis Constant Fleming

PHIIPSBURG — Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday was within his rights when he refused Dutch citizenship to the former President of the Collectivité de Saint Martin, Louis Constant Fleming, it appears from a ruling More...

Hallway Police Detention Cells - 21 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Philipsburg detention cells near completion. To meet international standards

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – For years the quality of the Sint Maarten prison cells has been up for discussion. One of the locations that was heavily criticized are the Philipsburg Police Station cells. One of More...

Dutch Quarter sewage project works 1 (2)
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Dutch Quarter sewerage project progressing

~ Young employees praise supervisor for training ~ DUTCH QUARTER — The Minister responsible for Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure Miklos Giterson has announced that the Dutch 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...

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