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Tag archive for ‘st. maarten’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
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Central Bank projects strong economic growth

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten’s economy could grow by as much as 14.3 percent this year, but the Central Bank warns that the length and the intensity of the war in the Ukraine could have a mitigating effect. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 10th, 2022
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St. Maarten must amend ordinance top salaries

PHILIPSBURG — The national ordinance that regulates the ceiling for salaries in the (semi-)public sector is not in line with the decision of the Kingdom Council of Ministers of September 24 of last year. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 10th, 2022
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The trouble with dualism in St. Maarten (and in the Netherlands)

PHILIPSBURG — When St. Maarten became an autonomous country in the kingdom of the Netherlands on October 10, 2010, the Island Council disappeared and was replaced by the Parliament as we know it today. The More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 1st, 2022
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Central Bank President Doornbosch: “Promote job creation through public investments”

PHILIPSBURG — “Unlock private investments and promote job creation through public investments.” That is one of the recommendations Richard Doornbosch, President of the Central bank of Curacao and St. More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 31st, 2022
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Making St. Maarten a better place

By Hilbert Haar We have lost out trust in our politicians. We have lost our moral compass. Our integrity compass. Actually, we don’t have a compass at all anymore. Court rulings are wrong. I am not making this More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 21st, 2022
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St. Maarten benefits from increased traffic to St. Barths

PHILIPSBURG — The important role of Princess Juliana International Airport as a hub, and that of local airline Winair as the main carrier for flights to and from St. Barths were confirmed by data released More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 15th, 2022
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More month than money

By Terrance Rey We are good in hiding things. Poverty is one of the things we are good in hiding. It is hidden so well that you would be inclined to blame the poverty itself for staying hidden so well. But that More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 20th, 2021
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Draft COHO-law hits another stumbling block

PHILIPSBURG — Contrary to earlier optimistic reports, the draft consensus kingdom law COHO (Caribbean Development and Reform Organization) is not ready to be sent to the parliaments of the four countries More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 29th, 2021
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Pamela Gordon-Carty elected new political leader of USP

Photo caption: New USP leader Pamela Gordon Carty (center) with incoming and outgoing party board members and former leader Frans Richardson (second from right). ~ Nicholas new board President ~ PHILIPSBURG — More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021
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Gordon-Carty warns: Lack of dignity casts St. Maarten as mediocre on world stage

PHILIPSBURG — Former Minister of VSA Pamela Gordon-Carty on Tuesday cautioned the country’s elected representatives about the dangers of casting St. Maarten, its government and its people, as mediocre on More...