Tag archive for ‘research’
By The Publisher On Friday, January 26th, 2024

Imports affect impact of international tourism

PHILIPSBURG — Every dollar earned from international tourism induces almost 62 dollar cents in additional imports. This appears from research conducted by Dr. Shekinah Dare and Christopher Rigaud. The researchers More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Climate change: a serious problem nobody talks about

PHILIPSBURG — Climate change is going to be a serious problem for the Caribbean region and in particular for Saba, Statia and St. Maarten. Scientists of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) conclude More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 19th, 2021

Is St. Maarten’s minimum wage at the bottom of the pile? That depends on the pile

PHILIPSBURG — “A complete revamping for the economy boosting strategy is necessary, because it has not worked for the St. Maarten minimum wage earner.” That is the conclusion of Certified Risk Analyst More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Haviser in Netherlands National Archaeological Congress at Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn– From November 17-24, resident St. Maarten archaeologist, Dr. Jay Haviser, was in a National Congress session representing the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. The Netherlands National Archaeological More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

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...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Research scientists discover healthy coral reef near Saba

THE BOTTOM – Scientist of Wageningen Marine Research and the Royal Dutch Institute for Sea Research have discovered a previously unknown coral reef off the coast of Saba, the Volkskrant reported on Thursday. The More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Causal mechanism

Marijuana poses a greater mental health risk than any other substance, including class A drugs, according to new research out of Denmark. Regular users of the herb, particularly its super-strength varieties, were More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Better Tourists

Is St. Maarten on the right track or on the wrong track with the Pearl of China project? As we wrote earlier, we do not have sufficient information for a fact-based opinion. What we do have is a study by economist More...