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cruise port
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Global Ports Holding eyeballs the cruise port in St. Maarten

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – Global Ports Holding is the world’s largest operator of cruise ports. Soon it could be operating the port in Philipsburg as well, if a loosely defined group of makers and shakers More...

Minister Wycliffe Smith deputizing for Minister of Justice - 29 May 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Current formation plan prison presented in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — During an urgent meeting of Parliament on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, regarding the management structure of the detention facilities on St. Maarten, minister Wycliffe Smith deputizing for the minister More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 19 March 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Minister Geerlings: “Time for drastic measures”

PHILIPSBURG - “We are close to one billion guilders in debt without having a good idea about how to pay it back if we look at our budget over the past almost ten years,” Finance Minister Perry Geerlings told More...

Minister Cornelius De Weever - 6 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Minister De Weever: “We don’t need pressure from the Netherlands”

PHILIPSBURG — The debate in the Central Committee on Wednesday about the situation at the Pointe Blanche Prison and the Police Force turned into a frontal attack on the Dutch government, the Progress Committee More...

Minister of Health Emil Lee - 20 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Medical expenditures explode

PHILIPSBURG - Medical expenditures in St. Maarten went through the roof between 2014 and 2017 and increased by 48.2 percent from 82.3 to 122 million guilders. In 2017 alone SZV collected 74 million in premiums More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, February 8th, 2019
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CFATF: Anti-money laundering system remains vulnerable

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten is the only member of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) that can be considered a risk to the framework of anti-money laundering and the fight against the financing More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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GEBE looks beyond cost cutting measures to the future

PHILIPSBURG – Utilities company GEBE is looking for a new insurance broker after it found out that its pre-Irma insurance covered damages caused by hail and snow but not damages caused by wind speed, the More...

St. Maarten Cable TV building
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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“Keeping Cable TV staff would have been detrimental to TelEm”

PHILIPSBURG – The central committee of parliament devoted a bit more than an hour to the continuation of a meeting that was held exactly a year ago on Tuesday. Topic of the meeting was the purchase of Cable More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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MP Emmanuel announces motion of no confidence

~ Minister Johnson absent from airport-debate ~ PHILIPSBURG – On the fringes of the parliamentary debate about the financing of the airport’s reconstruction National Alliance MP Christophe Emmanuel called More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Housing demand doubled after Irma

PHILIPSBURG — Applications for housing jumped after hurricane Irma from 1,500 to 9,000 according to the St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation but Louis Brown, secretary-general at the ministry of VROMI, More...