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By The Publisher On Monday, December 20th, 2021
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Draft COHO-law hits another stumbling block

PHILIPSBURG — Contrary to earlier optimistic reports, the draft consensus kingdom law COHO (Caribbean Development and Reform Organization) is not ready to be sent to the parliaments of the four countries More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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Ansary’s attorneys: No evidence of solvency deficit at ENNIA

WILLEMSTAD — “The plaintiffs present circumstances that are incorrect, in violation of the law or otherwise simply made up,” attorneys Karan Doekhi and Mirto Murray said on the second day of the lawsuit More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 8th, 2021
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Gambling industry-reform stalls in Curacao but is on schedule in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Curacao is not making any progress with the reform of its policy for games of chance, the third-quarter report about the execution of the country packages states. Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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Curacao violates constitution by excluding same-sex couples from marriage, court rules

WILLEMSTAD — By maintaining that marriage is only possible between a man and a woman is unlawful and in doing so, the government of Curacao violates article 3 of the constitution (the equality-principle), More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 5th, 2021
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St. Maarten shows strong growth in stay-over arrivals

PHILIPSBURG — The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the tourism industry to its knees, but the latest numbers issued by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) show that St. Maarten is getting out of this slump More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 16th, 2021
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Curacao also puts liquidity support at risk

WILLEMSTAD — Just like St. Maarten, Curacao is also playing a poker game with Dutch liquidity support. If incoming Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas sticks to his refusal to participate in the Caribbean Development More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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PM Jacobs refuses to sign implementation agenda and demands liquidity support first

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs demands that the Netherlands provides 39 million guilders ($21.8 million) in liquidity support to St. Maarten before she signs the implementation agenda of the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 21st, 2021
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Independence NO, Renegotiate COHO YES

WILLEMSTAD -- If anyone could have predicted that MFK would capture 9 seats in the Curacao elections, the party would have had 11 seats for sure.   MFK leader Gilmar 'Pik' Pisas himself was adamant that his More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Integration with the Netherlands gains momentum in Curacao

PHILIPSBURG – With the tenth anniversary of St. Maarten as an autonomous country within the kingdom of the Netherlands rapidly approaching, the discussion about the constitutional status of the island is slowly More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Mullet Bay once again takes center stage

No one on St. Maarten, living and working on the island in the 70s and 80s, was not affected by Mullet Bay in one form or another. Every family had at least one or more relatives that worked at Mullet Bay. Many More...






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