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By The Publisher On Monday, June 6th, 2022
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Concerns about UNOPS-involvement in construction of new prison

PHILIPSBURG — The Progress Committee is concerned about the participation of UNOPS, the United Nations Office for Project Services, in the construction of a new prison. This appears from the 43rd progress-report More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
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SMGH hospital construction delays due to international developments

CAY HILL — Due to international developments, St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH) construction activities have slowed down over the recent weeks. As a lingering result of the pandemic, there have been delays More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
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Sewage system to be updated via Windward Roads $2M USD fine

FOGA, Sucker Garden – The construction of a new sewerage pumping station at Foga with a pressure line to the A. Th. Illidge Road wastewater treatment plant is one of three major projects to directly benefit the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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New hospital project also affected by COVID-19 restrictions

CAY HILL — In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent traveling restrictions imposed worldwide, one of the consequences is a possible extension of the original construction timeline for St. Maarten More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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New hospital construction officially commences

Cay Hill – St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has officially handed over the grounds where the construction will take place to INSO, the general contractor for the construction of the new St. Maarten General Hospital More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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The pros and cons of US Pre-clearance – Part 3

Part 3 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read the nuts and bolts of pre-clearance and what it will take to make things happen in this third installment. A review. LOGIN More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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SMMC requests no interference

~Current wording used in Motion of No Confidence could cost St. Maarten over USD 30 million~ CAY HILL – The Board of Directors and the Supervisory Council of St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has taken note of More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Dutch Quarter sewerage project stopped

DUTCH QUARTER — The Dutch Quarter sewerage project which took off with a quite an impressive start is now stalled for financial reasons. This project which is financed by European funding is said to have More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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A bit of a disappointment

By Hilbert Haar During the groundbreaking ceremony for the new hospital, in early December 2018, everything seemed to be nice and dandy. Alesandro Cambri of contractor INSO was present at this photo opportunity More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Knops puts Van Raak at ease about parliament building

PHILIPSBURG – There is no proposal at the parliament in St. Maarten to use money earmarked for the reconstruction after Hurricane Irma for “a new expensive parliament, a futuristic project for a salt-crystal More...