How entrepreneurs responded to CIBC FirstCaribbean’s First in Business Seminar

CIBC FirstCaribbean's First in Business Seminar at Belair Community Center March 14th 2019 - - - Richard Hazel Photo

BELAIR — CIBC FirstCaribbean recently held it First in Business Seminar at Belair Community Center on Thursday, March 14th, 2019. According to Garth Sherwood, Country Manager CIBC FirstCaribbean, the aim was to provide business owners in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector with an opportunity to help grow their business by More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Whistleblowers need plenty of guts

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG — The suspicions of bribery and money laundering leveled against United Democrats-leader and now former Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger reveal that there is at least an aura More...

ENNIA - Photo Extra
By The Publisher On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Ill-prepared

By Hilbert Haar The recently held meeting of the parliamentary finance committee about the situation of insurance company ENNIA and its affiliated entities showed once more how ill-prepared some politicians are More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Statia in Peril: The case against “Public Entity” – REVISED

By Political Analyst, Julio R, Romney The Court of First Instance in Philipsburg is scheduled (on Tuesday, November 20, 2018) to hear open arguments from the dissolved insular Government of Sint Eustatius which More...

Rhoda Arrindell
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Independence is Pro-St. Martin. Period.

By Rhoda Arrindell, PhD One day in 1982, I wrote an essay entitled “Waarom St. Maarten onafhankelijk moet worden” for Mr. Bijnsdorp’s Dutch class. Though I hated the class (not because of the teacher, but More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Country embarrassment

The country is constantly being faced with dilemma after dilemma. It goes deeper than a few chats or accusations that transpired over the past months. What has boggled me is the mindset of so many educated persons More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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The Bastion of Society

It was in the early 1804 that Haiti became the first country to become independent in this hemisphere. The rest of the world thought that Haiti which was a former colony of France was “bold and out of place” More...

Code of Conduct
By The Publisher On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Codes of Conduct

A post on Facebook caught our attention today. The topic was Codes of Conduct. Apparently, this was triggered by screenshots of a chat conversation circulating on Whatsapp. For all intents and purposes, the chat More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Special Report: 7-parts series explaining the Public Prosecutor’s views on the statutes of limitations

This is a special report brought to you by StMaartenNews.com outlining the views of the Public Prosecutor’s Office on the statutes of limitations pertaining to the length of investigations, in particular those More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Is it legal to attach conditions to an offer for financial aid?

By Roeland Zwanikken Art. 36 of the Kingdom Charter stipulates that the Netherlands, Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten (will) provide each other aid and assistance. According to the Explanatory Notes, countries within More...