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Tag archive for ‘airport’
By The Publisher On Monday, July 26th, 2021
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MP Emmanuel draws criticism for questioning airport reconstruction tender

PHILIPSBURG — Parliamentarian Christophe Emmanuel is at it again. This time he sent a letter of 600 words to the Integrity Chamber with the request to provide an opinion on the outcome of the tender for the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 13th, 2021
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Knops withholds liquidity support and bashes Prime Minister Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG — State Secretary Knops has put the fifth tranche of liquidity support on hold until the government has acted “sufficiently vigorous” to rectify the problems at Princess Juliana International More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
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Déjà vu

Dear Editor, I can remember back in the 90s and early 2000s, with the first large renovation project of the Port at Point Blanche, the Conditions for the financing by the Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (RBTT), More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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Schiphol alarmed about airport’s corporate governance

PHILIPSBURG -- Schiphol International director Kjell Kloosterziel expressed his “profound concerns” about the corporate governance of the Princess Juliana International Airport and about the airport holding. More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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The press release-parliamentarian

By Hilbert Haar The press release-parliamentarian, aka independent MP Christophe Emmanuel, is at it again, together with his public relation officer, mini market-owner Michael Granger. In his umpteenth press release, More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 14th, 2021
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Knops not happy with the way St. Maarten manages its airport

~ Political agreement no guarantee for smooth cooperation ~ THE HAGUE – State Secretary Raymond Knops is not happy with the way St. Maarten manages its airport. This appears from his answer to written question More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Alpha Team made another arrest for drugs smuggling

PHILIPSBURG — The Alpha team has been kept busy with the ongoing investigation into drug smuggling that have taken place earlier this year.  On Tuesday November 3rd, 2020, the team arrested a man with the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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Airport to open on August 1 to American flights

GREAT BAY — The Council of Ministers decided to have a reduced schedule of flights from the United States to St. Maarten starting August 1. Minister responsible for Tourism Ludmilla De Weever stated that More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Are we ready?

Minister of TEATT Ludmilla De Weever announced via a press statement on Friday evening that the airport will reopen on July 1st, Emancipation Day. The question is, are we ready? According to the airport workers, More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 9th, 2020
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A reason for flying on a private charter

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert One of the reasons why people prefer to fly on a private charter are the typical inconveniences of flying scheduled commercially. A good longtime friend of mine, Prissy, prefers to fly private. More...