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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...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Explosion of corona-infections: Curacao and The Bahamas take action

PHILIPSBURG – Despite the official figures published, the latest reports indicate that there are now 35 active corona-infections on St. Maarten – and the number keeps trending upwards. Epidemiologist Izzy Gerstenbluth More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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Knops issues tight deadlines for liquidity support conditions

PHILIPSBURG – Government and Parliament will have their hands more than full in the next couple of weeks now that State Secretary Drs. Raymond Knops has released the detailed conditions for continued liquidity More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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Knops: “We need to take measures to safeguard autonomy”

THE HAGUE -- The meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers did not result in any decisions about the establishment of the consensus Kingdom law Caribbean Reform Entity (CRE). State Secretary Knops made clear More...






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