Published On: Sun, Nov 15th, 2020

SHTA sounds the alarm and supports Caribbean Reform Entity

~ A StMaartenNews.com review of the open letter of the SHTA to the Prime Minister of St. Maarten ~

PHILIPSBURG – That St. Maarten is in dire financial straits does not need further explanation. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed the local economy and at the moment of this writing, there is no end in sight to the economic misery. If nothing changes, the country will soon run out of money and then the National Alliance-led government will no longer be able to pay its civil servants. Is there a way out of this doomsday scenario? According to the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA), there is.


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