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Cusha Cartoons: the ultimate political satirical guide to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Cusha Cartoons is more than a collection of 96 satirical cartoons, published on StMaartenBews.com between 2016 and 2023. Almost all of the cartoons come with back stories that offer readers a candid insight into St. Maarten’s political history during the seven years that are covered by the 244-page book. Author Terrance Rey, the More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, April 7th, 2024
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Uncertainty looms for St. Maarten Revolut users

PHILIPSBURG — Former Member of Parliament Rolando Brison’s recent intervention regarding the availability of digital banking services in St. Maarten has sparked considerable debate, especially as local More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 4th, 2023
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Luciano Homemade Gelato: A Taste of The Netherlands in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Luciano Homemade Gelato, a renowned name with 15 locations in the Netherlands and 2 in Bonaire, has recently opened a new shop in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. The opening took place on Saturday, More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 2nd, 2023
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Counterfeiting

By Hilbert Haar Tee shirts, watches, booze, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics. There is hardly a product for which consumers cannot find cheaper (and therefore counterfeited) alternatives. Stores in St. Maarten are stuffed More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 2nd, 2023
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Anti-counterfeit conference at Simpson Bay Resort

PHILIPSBURG — The second annual anti-counterfeit and intellectual property protection conference will take place on October 19 and 20 at the Simpson Bay Resort the Ministry of Justice announced in a press More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 13th, 2023
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Trade fairs

Dear Editor, After previously shining the light on ‘Call Centers’ as an avenue to diversify the economy, the topic today will surround ‘Trade Fairs’. See related article: Call centers as a way to diversify 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 Monday, August 1st, 2022
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When opportunity knocks

By Hilbert Haar Our story about the Pott rum factory shows that it is possible to have foreign investors come to the island that offer meaningful employment to locals. But the complaint is more often than not, More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
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CX Pay B.V. partners with Cybersource

MIAMI/WILLEMSTAD — Curaçao based CX Pay B.V. announced that the FinTech company has selected the payment and anti-fraud platform CyberSource, a Visa solution, to broaden its service offering, while further More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 9th, 2021
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Sol St. Maarten to serve customers in new Sol-branded service stations

PHILIPSBURG – Sol Antilles N.V. (Sol) has begun the process of rebranding its recently acquired Gulfstream Petroleum Dominicana SRL’s (GPD’s) Service Station Network, to the Sol retail brand. Sol and its More...