Tag archive for ‘reconstruction’
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019

There is a need to prioritize recovery projects on the French side

MARIGOT—Examining the reconstruction of the French side of the island compared to the Dutch Side it will seem that hurricanes of 2017 apparently happened on the French side, said Senator Guillaume Arnell. In More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 15th, 2018

St. Maarten still a billion short after Dutch recovery-aid

Philipsburg – The total cost for the execution of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) have been estimated at €1.9 billion ($2.15 billion). The €550 million ($622 million) the Netherlands More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

MP Doran: Unacceptable that Ministers keep postponing meetings

~ “The people need answers now” says MP Doran ~ Philipsburg – A continuation of Central Committee meeting of the Princess Julianna International Airport scheduled on Friday 3, August, 2018, to More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Johnson wants urgent action to bring SXM Airport back online

PHILIPSBURG—Enhancing the experience for arriving and departing travelers and bringing the Terminal Building back online “post-haste”, was the message given to airport management by Tourism Minister Stuart More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Lee Elaborates On Process For Reconstruction Work Permits

In the Council of Ministers press briefing of Wednesday June 20th, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development & Labor, Emil Lee elaborated on the efforts of the Ministry in relation to the granting of More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Parliament Meet on SXM Airport Reconstruction Status

Philipsburg — St. Maarten — Members of the Parliament of St. Maarten paid keen attention to the updates presented by the Princess Juliana International Airport – SXM on the reconstruction of the terminal More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 30th, 2018

Reconstruction priorities

By Hilbert Haar Roofs have to be repaired and businesses have to get back on their feet in the wake of Hurricane Irma. All that makes sense. But the real priorities for the country still lie elsewhere, as became More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018


We can’t help the feeling that it is going to be a while before St. Maarten sees the funds from the World Bank allocated to where it is badly needed. In our report on the World Bank, we read too many big words More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Reconstruction of Sint Maarten starts

The Hague — It is now possible to start immediately with the reconstruction of Sint Maarten. State Secretary Knops wrote this in a letter to the Second Chamber. Now that Sint Maarten has agreed to the establishment More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

SHTA Organizes Recovery Photo Contest

Philipsburg — Over the next week, the Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) will be holding a recovery photo contest. By means of collecting pictures of the rebuilding of Sint Maarten, SHTA More...