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Youth Orchestra and Family String Band highlight cultural heritage with concert at Divi Resort

PHILIPSBURG — The National Institute of Arts (NIA) hosted a concert at the Divi Resort with the Family String Band with its lead vocalist Edsel Eusebius and NIA’s Youth Orchestra. “With this project we would like to continue the legacy of St. Maarten’s cultural heritage,” NIA-director Arlene Halley said. “This is about instilling a More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, December 19th, 2022
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Airport ready to handle more than 7,000 passengers per day

PHILIPSBURG – The departure hall of the Princess Juliana International Airport will be fully operational before the 2023 high season, the airport announced in a press release. The new terminal building More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 15th, 2022
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Phase 1 infrastructure completed at Village at the Border

BETHLEHEM, Sint Maarten – Sint Maarten’s newest mixed-use location ‘Village at the Border at Bethlehem’ marked the completion of Phase 1 infrastructure on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Phase 2 will commence More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 15th, 2022
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For Sale Valley Estate land + building permit

For Sale Valley Estate land, lowest phase 1, 800m2, with VROMI-approved building permit for a house with 3 bedrooms + 1 bedroom apartment for $100.000,- US Dollars. Renderings of this property are based on the More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 10th, 2022
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MP Heyliger-Marten calls for independence

PHILIPSBURG – “The only realistic alternative to remaining in this dysfunctional Kingdom relationship is for the relationship to be terminated,” independent MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten stated in an opinion More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 8th, 2022
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Court orders Aruba and Curacao to allow same-sex marriages

WILLEMSTAD — Curacao and Aruba can no longer prevent marriages between partners of the same sex. The Common Court of Justice ruled on December 6 in two separate, though identical cases, that refusing to marry More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 8th, 2022
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King orders investigation into his family’s role in colonial history

THE HAGUE — Prof. Dr. Gert Oostindie has been appointed as the chairman and lead researcher of a committee that will investigate the role of the royal family in the colonial history. King Willem-Alexander More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 3rd, 2022
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Minister Doran: “There is a systematic approach to keep me busy and to prevent progress”

PHILIPSBURG — “If it were up to me, I would fix all infrastructure. But it is all about the money and about prioritizing. Financing is one of our major issues,” Minister of Public Housing, Urban Planning, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 1st, 2022
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Alegria loses battle for long lease rights

PHILIPSBURG — More than six years ago, Alegria Real Estate, owner of what is now the Morgan Resort in Burgeaux Bay, asked for long lease rights to a water parcel adjacent to its property. VROMI-Minister Miklos More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
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MP Bijlani elected chairman of parliament

PHILIPSBURG — Parliament elected  MP Sidharth Bijlani (UP) as the successor of MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten for the function of chairman. MP Rolando Brison (UP) was elected as the second vice-chair. MP Heyliger-Marten More...