European Commission waiting on St Maarten to present plan

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PHILIPSBURG — A breakthrough in the joint wastewater management program for St. Maarten and St. Martin is long overdue. While government secured some €6.1 million from the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), and €7 million is waiting to be secured, steps need to be taken to move the Sewage Project another step closer to reality. Exactly More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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The pros and cons of US Pre-clearance – Part 3

Part 3 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read the nuts and bolts of pre-clearance and what it will take to make things happen in this third installment. A review. LOGIN More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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The nuts and bolts of US Pre-clearance for St. Maarten – Part 2

Part 2 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read what exactly is pre-clearance and what it involves in this second installment. A review. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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The history of US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten – Part 1

Part 1 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read how it all started in this first installment. A review. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS IS A PREMIUM ARTICLE. ... Some articles More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Slowly but surely the Integrity Chamber is taking shape

By Hilbert Haar Part 3 about the final steps needed to be taken to finalize the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on St. Maarten. In part 1 we reviewed the history leading up to the establishment of the Integrity More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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Integrity Chamber: a work in progress

By Hilbert Haar Part 2 about the circumstances surrounding the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on St. Maarten. In part 1 we reviewed the history leading up to the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Why St. Maarten has an Integrity Chamber

By Hilbert Haar Part 1 of the history leading up to the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on St. Maarten. Log in here on StMaartenNews.com to read this full review or become a patreon on https://www.patreon.com/posts/29984975 More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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SHTA’s Reflections on Recovery Progress two years Post-Irma

PHILIPSBURG — As we pensively anticipate the anniversary of Hurricane Irma, after witnessing Dorian’s destruction of the Bahamas, we reflect on how little meaningful progress has been made not one but a More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Ownership Mullet Bay property may be illegal

PHILIPSBURG — “The ‘ownership’ of the property may already be illegal.” says MP Rolando Brison in response to an opinion piece by independent journalist Hilbert Haar published on StMaartenNews.com. Haar’s More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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CBCS Annual Report review: Decline in official reserves (Part 3)

Sound policy response needed WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – “The deepening current account deficit of the balance of payments of the monetary union and gradual slippage in the gross official reserves require a sound More...