Tag archive for ‘st. maarten’
Staatssecretaris Raymond Knops - cn js
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Confusion and uncertainty about help from The Hague

PHILIPSBURG – “We are one Kingdom, we are all in the same boat and will help each other,” said Minister Raymond Knops (CDA) of the Interior and Kingdom Relations ten days ago. But after the reunion More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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A nightmare scenario

By Hilbert Haar For anybody who thought St. Maarten would be able to weather the corona-virus crisis on its own, José Jardim, the interim president of the Central Bank presented some sobering numbers during a press More...

Jose Jardim
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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St. Maarten needs massive financial support

Central Bank interim-President Jardim sounds the alarm: St. Maarten needs humongous financial support PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten’s government needs between 86 and 104 million guilders ($48 to $58.1 million) More...

Minister Emil Lee - File Photo by Roland Bryson
By The Publisher On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Recommendations for Our Challenging Times Ahead

Dear Editor, In these challenging times, we must come together to help our country of St. Maarten and her people get through yet another crisis.  The impact of COVID-19 on St. Maarten likely will be far more devastating More...

Coastguard Curacao
By The Publisher On Friday, March 20th, 2020
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Family’s round-the-world sailing trip turns nightmare – UPDATED

A Norwegian family which sailed from St. Maarten to Curaçao last Sunday and arrived there last night, is refused by the Curaçao authorities due to COVID-19 lockdown. The Coast Guard threatens to tow the ship More...

Government Administration Building with Flags- 20200220 JH
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Travel restrictions to St. Maarten stepped-up from 14 to 21 days

~ Travel restrictions to the destination stepped-up from 14 to 21 days. EOC to Meet Thursday and MPs to be informed ~ GREAT BAY – The travel restrictions which were issued by the Government of Sint Maarten have More...

Kim Lucas - Honorary Consul of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana - 20200311 AB
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Kim Lucas appointed as Guyana Honorary Consul to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — The Cooperative Republic of Guyana has appointed Mrs. Kim Lucas as the Honorary Consul to St. Maarten. Guyana is a South American country that forms part of the Caribbean nations. Lucas is the deputy More...

Jetair owner & managemeent team - 02022020 JH
By The Publisher On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Jetair now serving St. Maarten and Curacao twice weekly

PHILIPSBURG — From Princess Juliana International Airport to Hato Airport in Curaçao in an hour and twenty minutes. This is now possible twice a week with Jetair Caribbean. Jetair flies a Fokker 70 between More...

CBCS Central Bank Head Offce in St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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SHTA questions the survival of the monetary union between Curaçao and St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — An ‘existential threat’ towards the St. Maarten economy is what the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) calls the possible increase of foreign exchange license fees in More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Jetair to start scheduled service on the St. Maarten-Curacao route February 2

PHILIPSBURG — Jetair has received its permit from the Sint Maarten authorities to start two weekly flights to and from Curaçao, the airline said on Thursday in a press statement. “The 1st commercial flight More...