Introducing St. Maarten’s new dental hygienist: Esmee Bakker

By Terrance Rey Esmee Bakker is an oral hygienist or what is known as a dental hygienist. She is 41 years of age, married and has two sons, 6 and 9 years old. Esmee is a new dental hygienist on the island of St. Maarten. She completed her studies at the Academic Center for Dentistry in Amsterdam in The Netherlands. She worked in Curacao for 4 years More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, February 21st, 2021

Complaints cast shadow over garbage collection bidding process

PHILIPSBURG -- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is extremely concerned about complaints he has received about the tendering process to award new waste disposal contracts. Emmanuel said if some More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 19th, 2021

TelEm awaits new proposal from union

PHILIPSBURG -- The spat between TelEm CEO Kendal Dupersoy and SMCU-leader Ludson Evers has calmed down a bit after Dupersoy retracted the first paragraph of a letter he sent to the union that began with the sarcastic More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Relationship between TelEm and union deteriorates

~ TelEm CEO admits to ghetto tone in letter to SMCU ~ PHILIPSBURG -- The relationship between TelEm’s Chief Executive Officer Kendal Dupersoy and Ludson Evers, the President of the St. Maarten Communication Union More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

MP Buncamper balks at decision to prosecute him

PHILIPSBURG — The Common Court of Justice has ordered the Public Prosecutor’s Office to prosecute MP Claudius Buncamper for crimes he allegedly committed when he was heading the Infrastructure Department More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

MPs renew attack on airport director Mingo

PHILIPSBURG — Members of Parliament fired dozens of questions about the airport at Minister Ludmilla de Weever (Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication) during a central committee meeting More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 15th, 2021

Airport holding agreed with World Bank funding-conditions and still turned to Piper Jaffray

PHILIPBURG -- It is about time to get the facts straight about the Princess Juliana International Airport now that politicians use every opportunity to badmouth its management, the role of the World Bank, State More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 14th, 2021

Knops not happy with the way St. Maarten manages its airport

~ Political agreement no guarantee for smooth cooperation ~ THE HAGUE – State Secretary Raymond Knops is not happy with the way St. Maarten manages its airport. This appears from his answer to written question More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 14th, 2021

Knops: “St. Maarten has made too little progress”

THE HAGUE — State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) and Minister Sander Dekker (Legal Protection) share concerns about the dismal conditions in St. Maarten’s detention system and say that improvements More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs responds concerning leaked letter from World Bank

PHILIPSBURG – In response to the article published in The Daily Herald on February 9th, regarding a leaked letter from the World Bank Country Director for St. Maarten Tahseen Sayed concerning the state of affairs More...

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