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By The Publisher On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Alarming spike in corona-infections

PHILIPSBURG – The COVID-19 crisis seems to be raising its ugly head again as reports came in claiming that initially three patients with corona-virus related illnesses were hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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Budget 2020: personnel costs keep going up

PHILIPSBURG – The draft 2020 budget understandably shows significantly higher expenditures due to the COVID-19 crisis, but it seems that the government is unable to get a grip on its ballooning personnel costs More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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SHTA questions the survival of the monetary union between Curaçao and St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — An ‘existential threat’ towards the St. Maarten economy is what the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) calls the possible increase of foreign exchange license fees in More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Cruise industry takes a hit

PHILIPSBURG – Neighboring islands are benefitting immensely from the way Hurricane Irma brought St. Maarten’s cruise industry to its knees. Cruise ships that had St. Maarten on their itinerary before More...