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St. Maarten Day Diamond Jubilee OneSXM Youth  Concert
By Online Editor On Friday, November 8th, 2019

St. Maarten Day Diamond Jubilee OneSXM Youth Concert

Philipsburg — Among the three St. Maarten’s Day celebration events taking place in November, including the Spiritual-Jollification (Sunday 10th at 4:30 pm), and a Concert for St. Maarten (Monday 11th at More...

St. Maarten Day 60 th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary
By Online Editor On Thursday, November 7th, 2019

St. Maarten Day 60th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary

Philipsburg – St. Martin Day 2019. A 60th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary celebration of Kinship, an indomitable spirit of solidarity, resilience, and endurance. This 60th Anniversary of St. Martin Day, a people’s More...

Vendors back at Philipsburg Marketplace - 20180105 HH
By The Publisher On Saturday, October 26th, 2019

‘St. Maarten is a free port for counterfeit goods’

PHILIPSBURG — Knockoffs of popular brands, including Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Chanel, are being sold on the market in Philipsburg, in stores in Backstreet and Frontstreet, and online to customers on the island. More...

St. Maarten Government Flag
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

European Commission waiting on St Maarten to present plan

PHILIPSBURG — A breakthrough in the joint wastewater management program for St. Maarten and St. Martin is long overdue. While government secured some €6.1 million from the 10th European Development Fund More...

Tweede Kamer - Staten Generaal
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Motion Dutch Parliament targets St. Maarten’s law enforcement

PHILIPSBURG – A large majority of the Dutch Second Chamber (107 out of 150 possible votes) supported the motion Van Dam on Tuesday – a decision that is bound to create confusion if not outrage about what could More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Razor-thin motivation

By Hilbert Haar The motion of CDA parliamentarian Chris van Dam that calls for Dutch involvement in law enforcement on St. Maarten comes across as a fine example of Dutch meddling in our island’s affairs. That More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By Online Editor On Monday, October 14th, 2019

Let Our Environment Not be an Afterthought During our Crises

Dear Editor, I am no longer a resident of Sint Maarten; I now live on Bonaire. But I am a born and bred St. Maarten man and although I am not physically there, my spirit and my navel string still are. So seeing More...

Confiscated sail boat police- 20191003
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Official police report: Sail boat with illegals intercepted

GREAT BAY — On  Thursday,  October 3rd, 2019,  approximately 2:45 pm  a  concerned citizen call the police dispatched, concerning a  suspicious yacht that  just docked at Walther Plantz pier. At the More...

Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Sarah says St. Maarten can not afford financial “blacklisting”

PHILIPSBURG — “Crunch time for the Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism legislation,” writes Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams in a press release. “St. Maarten can not afford More...

Arrival Pavilion SXM Airport 20180323
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019

The nuts and bolts of US Pre-clearance for St. Maarten – Part 2

Part 2 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read what exactly is pre-clearance and what it involves in this second installment. A review. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS More...