Council of Ministers supports airport financing through the World Bank and European Investment Bank

SXM Airport ribbon cutting ceremony opening temp terminal building

PHILIPSBURG – Over the past months, the Government of Sint Maarten has worked closely with the Netherlands, the World Bank and the European Investment Bank to secure the necessary funding for the full recovery and strengthening of Princess Juliana International Airport. The Government has initiated this process based on a request for financial assistance More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Council of Ministers appoints Claret Connor as Director of National Recovery Program Bureau

PHILIPSBURG – On Wednesday January 9th, during the Council of Ministers Press Briefing, Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin confirmed the appointment by the Council of Ministers of Claret Connor as Director of More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, January 4th, 2019

There is need for more parking at PJIA

AIRPORT—“There is need for more parking space for aircraft at the Princess Juliana International Airport,” said General Manager of Signature, Matumi Shigemoto. He pointed out that this is one of the constraints More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, January 4th, 2019

Western Union continues to face challenges in St. Maarten

~ Light at the end of the tunnel ~ COLE BAY—The continuing criticisms of the functioning of the Western Union has the attention of the Operation Manager Patrice Paines. The crowds that gather at the establishment More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten publishes Financial Statements for 2017

PHILIPSBURG/WILLEMSTAD — Over a week ago, the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten published its financial statements for 2017. In a press release the Bank announced that the 2017 financial statements More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Court denies Smartplay right to text message lottery

Philipsburg — Telecom provider UTS does not have to offer services for phone lotteries to Smartplay, the company doing business as Robbie’s Lottery in St. Maarten. The Common Court of Justice rejected Smartplay’s More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Residents frustrated after GEBE turns off water

PHILIPSBURG — Several residents who live in the St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation project in Cole Bay have expressed their frustration after the water to their homes have been turned off by the island More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Removal of Air Lekkerbek

PHILIPSBURG – The owner of the former restaurant known as Air Lekkerbek, located at Walter J.A. Nisbet Road (Certificate of Admeasurement # 186/2014) is informed that the condition of the building structures More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Husband and wife shot in Grand Case

MARIGOT — Husband and wife, Antione “Tony” Richardson and Annabelle Richardson, are nursing gunshot wounds in the Louis Constant General Hospital after they were shot by the neighbor at about 1:30pm on More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Justice Minister removes Checkmate guards from prison

PHILIPSBURG — Checkmate Security Services that manned the towers at the Pointe Blanche Prison for the past 16 years has been removed and replaced by the Voluntary Korps of St. Maarten (VKS). According to More...