Tag archive for ‘Dutch side’
By The Publisher On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Borderless

I follow the trails in the kochia bushes And find the age-old footprints of the Diamond 26 and the dew-fresh shoe prints of sobbing children escaping to go to school, backpacks caught in the prickly thorns of the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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European Commission waiting on St Maarten to present plan

PHILIPSBURG — A breakthrough in the joint wastewater management program for St. Maarten and St. Martin is long overdue. While government secured some €6.1 million from the 10th European Development Fund More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Government seeking ways to address the influx of Venezuelans

PHILIPSBURG — There are ongoing discussions between the Netherlands and the governments of the French and the Dutch sides of the island on the influx of Venezuelans. According to reports millions of Venezuelans More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Garbage fraud

By Hilbert Haar It is no news that French-side garbage ends up on the dump on Soualiga Boulevard. What is however news is that the department of infrastructure apparently has no idea how to prevent this from happening. On More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Insurance matters

By Hilbert Haar Anybody who has ever insured a car on our island on the French side knows one thing for sure: those insurances are much more expensive than the ones on the Dutch side. The reason for this price More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Dutch and French side cement joint tourism promotion

LOTERIE FARM – By the end of the year, 2,145 rooms will be available for tourists on the Dutch side of the island – 54 percent of the room inventory the island had before Hurricane Irma. The French side will More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Dutch ex-cop sentenced for selling forged international driver’s licenses

PHILIPSBURG – The court in Marigot sentenced a former Dutch policeman for selling forged international driver’s licenses to at least one hundred people on  the French side of the island for amounts varying More...