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StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV Launch News Cafe

StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV Launch News Cafe: A Weekly Intellectual Debate Show about St. Maarten news and developments St. Maarten, January 31, 2024 — StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV are excited to announce the launch of the new news debate show, News Cafe, airing every Thursday night at 8 pm. The inaugural episode is set for Thursday, More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, January 25th, 2024
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Frontier Airlines starts service to San Juan in June

PHILIPSBURG — Low cost carrier Frontier Airlines will begin nonstop services from Princess Juliana International Airport to Luis Muňoz International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 3. Frontier More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 20th, 2023
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St. Maarten continues to ignore climate change threats

PHILIPSBURG — Climate activist Riddhi Samtani asked attention for St. Maarten during the recently concluded United Nations climate conference in Dubai, wondering why her island cannot get help from climate More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 17th, 2023
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When a speedboat charter to St. Barths is your best option

PHILIPSBURG — On a day like today, Sunday, December 17, 2023, a family’s worst nightmare is coming true. They were scheduled to arrive on Air France flight AF 498 at 2:50pm. Air France is 2,5 hours More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 4th, 2023
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Tourism Bureau inaugurates new office

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) inaugurated its new office in the Convent Building on Front Street on Friday, December 1 under the watchful eye of government officials, tourism stakeholders More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 23rd, 2023
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Potential voting power puts National Alliance ahead of the rest

PHILIPSBURG — Eight parties will contest the January 11 elections. Together they are fielding 131 candidates of whom 42 also took part in the 2020 elections, bringing the total of new faces in the political More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 9th, 2023
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Investment-levels lag behind Caribbean average

PHILIPSBURG — The International Monetary fund (IMF) observes in its 2022 Article IV Consultation that public investments levels in St. Maarten are too low compared to the Caribbean region. The average Caribbean More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 8th, 2023
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Almost one in five households live under the poverty line

PHILIPSBURG — At least 19 percent of St. Maarten’s population has a monthly income of 1,000 guilders ($558.66) or less, it appears from an analysis of the local labor market by the Economic Bureau Amsterdam More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 29th, 2023
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Wycliffe Smith installed as Chief in Ghana

GHANA/ST. MAARTEN — On October 14, 2023, in a momentous display of cultural and spiritual significance, former Pastor and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of Sint Maarten, Wycliffe Smith, was More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 29th, 2023
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Emiko Bird-Lake appointed as Acting Governor

PHIIPSBURG — Emiko Bird-Lake has been appointed as Acting Governor. The Kingdom Council of Ministers approved her nomination for the position on Friday. Bird-Lake was born in St. Maarten in 1971. She studied More...