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Power cuts lead to heated debate on social media

PHILIPSBURG — The detrimental situation at utilities company GEBE has triggered a fierce debate on social media on Saturday in which former Finance Minister Ardwell Irion, former GEBE-director Jerome Chittick and even former Public Health Minister Emil Lee took part.See: https://www.facebook.com/StMaartenNewsOnline/posts/pfbid02ec5Egpi73zAnN46fb96za7xeeoiLyr43mmVrFjSyJG6tBmoUHBefSz9aY1bFvbxRl Lee More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 6th, 2024
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Sol Ecolution Investing In Sustainability Through Renewable Energy Agreement with NIPA

CAY HILL — Sol Ecolution, the low-carbon and renewable energy division of The Sol Group, has signed its first renewable energy agreement in St. Maarten with the National Institute for Professional Advancement More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 21st, 2024
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Dr. Richardson presents book for Mother Tongue Language Day

~ More and more English is now being used  in court to support language rights ~ Great Bay, Sint Maarten – On Monday, February 19, Dr. Linda Richardson officially presented her book “Trilingual Terminology More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 21st, 2024
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Appeltjes van Oranje offers big cash prizes

PHILIPSBURG — The Oranje Fund is inviting candidates for its 2024 Appeltjes van Oranje program. Three winners will each receive a cash prize of 25,000 Euros and a bronze statuette crafted by Princess Beatrix More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 29th, 2023
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Supreme Court likely to dismiss appeals against same-sex marriages

THE HAGUE — Aruba and Curacao have to allow marriages between same-sex partners. Both countries appealed the decision by the Common Court of Justice that ordered both countries to recognize these marriages More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 24th, 2023
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GET READY TO ‘MOVE FOR A CURE’ WITH CIBC FIRSTCARRIBEAN’S CANCER CHARITY MARATHON EVENT

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, October 23, 2023 – Steadfast efforts are in full force as CIBC FirstCaribbean gets ready to “Move for the Cure” on Saturday, October 28th. With an unswerving pledge to support More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 30th, 2023
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One SXM Presents Reparations Claim on Behalf of St. Martin People Against the Netherlands

GREAT BAY — The One St. Martin (One SXM) Association, acting on behalf of the People of St. Martin, has submitted a formal claim for reparations against the Netherlands (also referred to as the Dutch or Dutch More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 27th, 2023
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Is Fuel Clause rephrasing gross mismanagement?

Is Fuel Clause rephrasing gross mismanagement? By Terence Jandroep Communities of the Dutch Caribbean are consistently complaining about the utility bills and therefore a simplified explanation is necessary. Colombian More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 3rd, 2023
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Freegan Food Foundation Empowers Low-Income Families with Choice-Based Food Bank

PHILIPSBURG — The Freegan Food Foundation, a prominent non-profit organization dedicated to combating food scarcity, recently concluded its intake process for the upcoming phase of its innovative client choice More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 6th, 2023
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Where freedom ends

By Hilbert Haar I have written this more than once but this seems an opportune moment to repeat it: freedom ends where it intrudes upon the freedom of others. Unfortunately, the prime ministers of St. Maarten, More...