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Pirate cartoon
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 9th, 2024
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The Pirate Society

By Hilbert Haar My publisher Terrance Rey posed the question whether we can be both a socialist and a capitalist country. Interesting question. American politicians tend to use socialism as a derogatory term, accusing More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 2nd, 2024
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Debate about screening of candidate-ministers comes back to life

PHILIPSBURG — After every elections the same issue comes up: criticism of the screening of candidate-ministers. Whether this is justified or just sour grapes from candidates that did not make the cut remains More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 1st, 2024
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Sint Maarten Must Pivot to Sustainable Development Amid Environmental Concerns and Climate Uncertainty

Dear Editor, In the face of an increasingly devastating hurricane season and ongoing environmental degradation, the need for Sint Maarten to adopt sustainable development strategies has never been more urgent. More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, April 7th, 2024
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Uncertainty looms for St. Maarten Revolut users

PHILIPSBURG — Former Member of Parliament Rolando Brison’s recent intervention regarding the availability of digital banking services in St. Maarten has sparked considerable debate, especially as local More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2024
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Will St. Maarten finally leave the monetary union?

PHILIPSBURG — The Social Economic Council advised the government more than ten years ago, in February 2013 to leave the monetary union with Curacao as soon as possible. Politicians may have read the advice, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 7th, 2024
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ReyJets.com is spreading its wings with launch new website

PHILIPSBURG — Reyjets.com, a company of StMaartenNews.com publisher Terrance Rey, is spreading its wings by offering seamless transfers from St. Maarten to St. Barths from anywhere in the world. Terrance More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 6th, 2024
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StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV Launch News Cafe

StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV Launch News Cafe: A Weekly Intellectual Debate Show about St. Maarten news and developments St. Maarten, January 31, 2024 — StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV are excited More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 17th, 2024
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Justice Bob Wit passed away

PHILIPSBURG — Justice Bob Wit passed away aged 71, the Caribbean Court of Justice stated in a press release dated January 6. Wit served at the court since its establishment in 2005 until he retired in December More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 28th, 2023
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Cft remains critical of St. Maarten’s annual account

PHILIPSBURG — It is uncertain that the 2021 annual account presents an accurate picture of St. Maarten’s financial position, Drs. Lidewijde Ongering, the chairlady of financial supervisor Cft writes in More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 20th, 2023
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Dutch subsidy for Makana ferry service

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations (BZK) has made €1 million ($1.1 million) in subsidies available to support the Makana ferry service that connects Statia and Saba with St. More...