Republic Bank close to taking over Scotiabank

Republic Bank logo on building

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) is now one step closer to expanding its reach within the Caribbean region. The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has approved the application for the transfer of the assets and liabilities of the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) to RFHL in Anguilla, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, More...

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StMaartenNews Opinion
By The Publisher On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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A thoughtful expose

By Hilbert Haar Running a country is not a profitable business. If the Netherlands, or St. Maarten or Curacao for that matter, had been private sector businesses they would have had to close their doors a long time More...

Gerrit Schotte Youtube video
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Schotte’s fundraiser gets the cold shoulder

WILLEMSTAD - Maria Ruiz, the mother of former Prime Minister of Curacao Gerrit Schotte has initiated a Gofundme-campaign in an attempt to collect the money Schotte has to pay back to the Public Prosecutor’s Office More...

Zita Jesus Leito
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Information about the sale of UTS to Liberty Latin America

WILLEMSTAD — A press release from the Ministry of Traffic, Transportation and Spatial Planning (VVRP) in Curacao on March 26, 2019, contained a letter from the Minister of VVRP, Zita Jeus-Leito, to Liberty More...

Guyana Flag
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Guyanese nationals no longer need Apostille

PHILIPSBURG — Guyanese Nationals will no longer need to have their documents stamped with the Apostille to ensure that it is authentic. This was brought to the attention of the Guyanese diaspora through a More...

Saba Airport runway under construction - 20180920 TR
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Saba Airport renovation well underway to be completed by October 8th

ZION’S HILL, SABA — Saba Airport renovation and runway resurfacing is well underway to be completed by the scheduled date of October 8th, 2018. StMaartenNews.com visited Saba on Thursday, September More...

Bonaire Prison Director Wibo De Vries
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Mega operation in Bonaire moved prisoners into new prison facility

BONAIRE, AUGUST 26, 2018 — Early Sunday morning the process to move about 90 to 100 prisoners to the newly constructed prison at Plantage Aruba in Bonaire started. Prison Director Wibo de Vries (see screenshot More...

SXM Airways BN Islander aircraft parked at Saba Airport
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 5th, 2018
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Saba to temporarily close airport but will gain 3 ferry services, 1 helipad and 1 new extra airline company

Saba to temporarily close airport but will gain 3 ferry services, 1 helipad and 1 new extra airline company. How do you like them numbers? Read our special report about the planned Saba airport closure for runway More...

Sculptor Mike with Calypsonian statue unveiled
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Bahamas Government and University unveil statue created by renowned sculptor

By Alfred Harley PHILIPSBURG/THE BAHAMAS–What motivates this African born ‘Sculpting King’ to exceed every level of excellence previously attained, is in his words “the joy of sculpting history’s heroes.” More...

BirdSleuth
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Bird Festival Inspires Youth Across the Caribbean

“We’re so excited to have an event in Haiti this year!” Ingrid Flores is delighted to add a new country to her map of events. She is the coordinator of the Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival (CEBF). More...