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Supreme Court puts civil inquiry at harbor companies to rest

PHILIPSBURG — The Supreme Court has firmly closed the door on a request from the Public Prosecutor’s Office to order a civil inquiry into the St. Maarten Harbor Holding company and twelve associated businesses. The Common Court of Justice denied the request in a ruling dated December 11, 2020, and the Prosecutor’s Office went to the Supreme More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 21st, 2022
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Sol Antilles hosted oil spill response training

PHILIPSBURG — Eighteen energy professionals received their specialist certificates from the international industry cooperative Oil Spill Response Ltd. (OSRL) upon completion of their large-scale oil spill More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 10th, 2022
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Supreme Court’s conclusion goes against Eratos in Sabra-bankruptcy

PHILIPSBURG — The Erato-family is on the brink of losing ownership of 38 rights of apartment after a conclusion by the Supreme Court’s Attorney-General G. Snijders. This is the story about the downfall More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 10th, 2022
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The Prins Bernhard Culture Fund awards NIA for its efforts in the fields of Arts and Culture on St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — On November 9th, 2022, His Excellency, Mr. Ajamu Baly, Governor of St. Maarten addressed the attendees at the Prins Bernard Culture Funds Caribbean Region award ceremony for the National Institute More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 10th, 2022
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Heyliger-Marten reflects on St. Martin symbols and belongership in SXM Day address

PHILIPSBURG — In her St. Maarten’s Day address, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten reflected on two symbols that represent the people of the nation and “those born here and born to be here”. “Symbolism is More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 8th, 2022
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Miedema? Dutch government has never heard of him

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations does not know Jacob A. Miedema, the representative of a Dutch consortium that claims to be negotiating the refinancing of St. Maarten’s liquidity More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 5th, 2022
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Mysterious Dutch consortium interested in refinancing St. Maarten’s debt

PHILIPSBURG -- Independent MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten has lit the fire under a discussion about the refinancing of debts that include Dutch liquidity loans and possibly also the loan from the European Investment More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 29th, 2022
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Ousted MP Heyliger-Marten strikes back, leaves the UP and goes Independent

PHILIPSBURG — MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten took her sweet revenge after the parliament voted her out of her position as president of parliament with an 8 to 7 vote by announcing her resignation from the United More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 25th, 2022
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Taxi association alarmed about intention to issue more permits

PHILIPSBURG — The Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association (DSTA) has sounded the alarm over rumors that the acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Omar Ottley intends More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
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Buncamper response to Council of Advice position

Dear Editor, On June 3rd 2022, I presented a compelling and detailed analysis to the Parliament of Sint Maarten identifying how article 50 sub 2b of our Constitution has proven to be in violation of International More...