Tag archive for ‘impact’
Clifford Illis office
By The Publisher On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Clifford Illis: Businesses and the middle class will be the hardest hit

PHILIPSBURG — When it comes to crisis analysis in post-disaster situations, Clifford Illis is our go-to expert. After hurricane Irma in 2017, Illis’ analysis of the subsequent insurance crisis that unfolded More...

Cole Bay at Night - Photo provided by LNWAD
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Business survey paints dark scenario

PHILIPSBURG – Within three to six months 45 percent of workers currently employed in the private sector will lose their jobs. This appears from a survey among 580 businesses by the St. Maarten Hospitality and More...

SMGH construction site file photo
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...

Minister Emil Lee - File Photo by Roland Bryson
By The Publisher On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Recommendations for Our Challenging Times Ahead

Dear Editor, In these challenging times, we must come together to help our country of St. Maarten and her people get through yet another crisis.  The impact of COVID-19 on St. Maarten likely will be far more devastating More...

Governor Holiday at Symposium June 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Steps must be taken for our country to be resilient

CUPECOY — His Excellency the Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday adequately set the tone for the 2019 Governor’s Symposium which was held at the American University of the Caribbean campus in Cupecoy on Friday. More...

Boeing 737 Max
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Mingo says restriction on 737 aircraft to St. Maarten has little impact

AIRPORT — “The restriction of the Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 to St. Maarten has little or no immediate effect to the airlift to the island,” said Chief Executive officer of the Princess Juliana International More...

Research impact hurricanes on Caribbean islands
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Predicting extreme weather events to reduce impact on coastal communities

Delft, The Netherlands – 31 July 2018. An international team of researchers, led by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, has developed adaptive risk management strategies for coastal communities. Coastal More...