Tag archive for ‘media’
By The Publisher On Saturday, October 15th, 2022

Quality journalism

By Hilbert Haar It is official. The government has published its house rules and procedures for the live Council of Ministers press briefing as well as its media accreditation policy in the National Gazette of More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 30th, 2020


We are amazed how often we hear or read a statement saying the media should write about this, publish a story about or that the media should do more investigations. Surprisingly, when the media do write about certain More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 1st, 2019

The Fourth Estate

By Hilbert Haar How is it possible that St. Maarten is the only island where the “local media” is from everywhere else in the world BUT St. Maarten? Thus begins a Facebook-post by historian Will Johnson. Pseudo More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Administration of justice is effective, judge says

TILBURG – The administration of justice in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom is just as efficient as it is in the Netherlands, Judge Frank Spreuwenberg says in an interview with Rik Haverman on Caribisch Netwerk. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Dutch cabinet will not help media on Sint Maarten

THE HAGUE - Several journalistic media on Sint Maarten are having it financially difficult because of the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Secretary of State Raymond Knops is not planning to assist them for the time More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Doncher thanks media for cooperation during tenure

Philipsburg — Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT) Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Tuesday thanked the general media on St. Maarten for its cooperation and professional More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 24th, 2017

SZV statement regarding ill-treatment incident

PHILIPSBURG — Regarding the incident that took place at the office of Social & Health Insurances SZV on Thursday November 23rd, SZV would like to express that we disagree with the statements made in the recent More...