Tag archive for ‘decline’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Businesses in Philipsburg struggle to survive

GREAT BAY — After a slow start of the tourist high season, several stores and restaurants in Philipsburg have trouble paying this month’s rent. Earlier this year Port St. Maarten and the tourism authorities More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 9th, 2019

Hustled and harassed in Philipsburg

GREAT BAY — To visit Philipsburg today is to see how the declining benefits of cruise tourism and lack of government support have turned the city into a hustlers’ arena. Hundreds of street advertisers and More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

CBCS Annual Report review: Decline in official reserves (Part 3)

Sound policy response needed WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – “The deepening current account deficit of the balance of payments of the monetary union and gradual slippage in the gross official reserves require a sound More...

Georgette Berghuis-Leutscher. Photo Caribisch Netwerk/Rik Haverman
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Sharp decline in interns after Irma

PHILIPSBURG – Hurricane Irma destroyed St. Maarten, caused economic uncertainty and disrupted the community, Rik Haverman reports on Caribisch Netwerk. St. Maarten was also a favored spot for interns and they More...