Taxi drivers express concerns about additional licenses

PHILIPSBURG -- Taxi permit holders are up in arms about the 120 licenses the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication issued at the end of last year. The permit holders published a manifesto that contains seventeen questions about this issue. They claim that in October and November of last year the ministry issues 120 More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, July 7th, 2024

Container generators to arrive this month

PHILIPSBURG — Utilities Company GEBE has made a down payment for renting container generators with an output of 10 MegaWatt. Prime Minister Luc Mercelina stated in a press release that these containers are More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 7th, 2024

Minister Heyliger-Marten opposes new contract for airport director Brian Mingo

PHILIPSBURG — Outgoing Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Grisha Heyliger-Marten opposes the renewal of the contract of airport director Brian Mingo, it appears More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 29th, 2024

Finance Minister Gumbs criticizes Ennia-solution

PHILIPSBURG — Finance Minister Marinka Gumbs is highly critical of the proposed solution to keep insurance company Ennia out of bankruptcy. The Netherlands has made the interest rate St. Maarten has to pay More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 28th, 2024

Elections postponed until August 19

PHILIPSBURG — In consultation with Acting Governor Emily Bird-Lake, the government has postponed the elections for a new parliament from July 19 until August 19. Postulation Day is now set for July 2 and More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 27th, 2024

National Alliance Stands Firm in Support of Its Ministers

Philipsburg, St. Maarten – The Board of the National Alliance (NA) is deeply concerned about the false narratives being spread by the outgoing 2×4 coalition. These misleading claims undermine public trust More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024

New elections will be held on July 18

PHILIPSBURG — It is a done deal: Governor Baly has signed the national decree to dissolve the Parliament based on Article 59 of the Constitution. New elections will be held on July 18. When former Prime Minister More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 21st, 2024

Governor on “current political developments”

HARBOUR VIEW, PHILIPSBURG — On May 20th, 2024, Member of Parliament Mr. Kevin Maingrette (NOW) withdrew his support from the URSM/PFP/DP/NOW-coalition government and subsequently declared himself an independent More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 14th, 2024

Government takes control of carnival organization

PHILIPSBURG -- The organization of carnival will from now on be under the control of a newly established St. Maarten Carnival and Planning Committee it appears from the restructuring policy for carnival published More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 7th, 2024

PM Mercelina praises utilities company GEBE

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina and Minister of VSA and Acting Minister of VROMI Veronica Jansen-Webster made a tour of the GEBE power plant, amid rising concerns about power cuts and problems More...