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Agreement about flights to Dominican Republic

PHILIPSBURG -- The seemingly bitter fight between the civil aviation authorities in the Dominican Republic and St. Maarten has fizzled before it even started. Winair can continue offering flights on this route, but in the meantime it will have to obtain an operating license in the Dominican Republic. The dispute began when the Junta Aviacion Civil More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
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PM Jacobs launches electoral reform campaign

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs “spearheads” an electoral reform campaign, a press release from the Ministry of General Affairs states. The release announces the initiative for a survey to More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 1st, 2022
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Minister Lawrence steps down

PHILIPSBURG — Roger Lawrence has stepped down as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication, citing health reasons. The Council of Ministers received Lawrence’s resignation during More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 31st, 2022
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MP Peterson strikes back at Minister Doran

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Raeyhon Peterson (Party for Progress, PFP) made mince meat of the accusations Minister Egbert Jurendy Doran (of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 30th, 2022
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Pro Soualiga demands retraction of Statia’s mediation-report

PHILIPSBURG — The Pro Soualiga Foundation recommends in a letter dated July 27 to the island Council of Statia and to the kingdom representative to withdraw a report written by mediators Suzy Camelia-Römer More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 18th, 2022
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Richard Gibson Sr. response to article in Antilliaans Dagblad

Saturday morning July 16, 2022, the Curacao newspaper Antilliaanse Dagblad published an article on its front page with a photo of Richard Gibson (Sr) titled: “INDICATION OF BRIBERY”. From the content of the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 14th, 2022
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MPs flee Parliament meeting to frustrate motion of no confidence

PHILIPSBURG — MPs Rolando Brison (UP) and Hyacinth Richardson (NA) fled a meeting of Parliament on Wednesday to prevent the handling of a motion of no confidence against Minister Egbert Doran (Public Housing, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 14th, 2022
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PFP: Walkouts Becoming the Norm to Keep Accountability in the Dark

PHILIPSBURG — Members of Parliament (MPs) Rolando Brison of United People’s Party (UP) and Hyacinth Richardson of National Alliance (NA) walked out of Wednesday’s parliament meeting because Party for More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
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Court supports dismissal of air traffic controller

PHILIPSBURG — René Guishard no longer has his job as air traffic controller at Princess Juliana International Airport, after the Court in First Instance ruled it justified that the SXM Airport fired him More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
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Court rejects all demands but one from fired airport COO Hyman

PHILIPSBURG — Leaking confidential information to Parliament and the Council of Ministers and refusing to enlighten the Supervisory Board of Directors of the Princess Juliana International Airport Exploitation More...