Mingo says restriction on 737 aircraft to St. Maarten has little impact

Boeing 737 Max

AIRPORT — “The restriction of the Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 to St. Maarten has little or no immediate effect to the airlift to the island,” said Chief Executive officer of the Princess Juliana International Airport Brian Mingo. The restriction came after an Ethiopian airline crashed shortly after takeoff in Addis Ababa killing all 157 persons More...

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Theo Cartoon - What is he saying now
By The Publisher On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Heyliger’s detention extended by 60 days

PHILIPSBURG -- The judge of instruction ruled on Friday that United Democrats leader MP Theo Heyliger will remain incarcerated for another 60 days. This term ends on May 14. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THERE IS MORE More...

Director NRPB Claret Conner and members of the World Bank
By The Publisher On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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National Recovery Program Bureau opens

PHILIPSBURG — The National Recovery Program Bureau headed by former parliamentarian Claret Connor has finally opened its doors to the general public. Connor in his new function held a press conference to More...

Nagico New Product Live Fit Health Plan
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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NAGICO Group Launches LIVE FIT Plan to Promote Physical and Financial Wellness

GREAT BAY — NAGICO Group, a diversified insurance company serving 21 territories in the Caribbean, is pleased to announce the launch of its LIVE FIT health program in St. Maarten. The health plan will provide More...

Lights on at government building 20180131 - HH-min
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Government wants to establish a bodyguard unit – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG — The government wants to renovate and equip the waiting room and the conference room of the Council of Ministers on the fourth floor of the government building for 800,000 guilders (close to More...

Administration building
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Civil service operates at 70 percent

PHILIPSBURG — The civil service currently employs 1,685 people divided over seven ministries and there are 710 vacancies. If all vacancies were filled, the civil service would be 2,395 strong. This appears More...

Hole in the bucket
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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There is a hole in the budget

POND ISLAND — The draft 2019 budget closes with a deficit of 67.2 million guilders. The government projects 478.8 million in expenditures this year and 411.6 million guilders in revenue. The tax office project More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 12 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Draft 2019 budget closes with 67.2 million deficit

PHILIPSBURG — The draft 2019 budget closes with a deficit of 67.2 million guilders. The government projects 478.8 million in expenditures this year and 411.6 million guilders in revenue. According to the More...

SZV-building
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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SZV victim of sophisticated phishing scam

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (Tuesday March 12th, 2019) — Social & Health Insurances SZV has recently been targeted by a seemingly international phishing scam. As a good corporate citizen, SZV takes this opportunity More...

Finance Minister Perry Geerlings 20180717
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Geerlings offers payment plan on unpaid taxes to ease the pressure on businesses

PHILIPSBURG — Times are still “tough for everyone” and in recognition of this reality, Finance Minister, the Honourable Perry Geerlings, has decided to offer an extension of the deadline for payment of More...