Tag archive for ‘st. maarten’
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...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Corruption follows the Venezuelan diaspora

PHILIPSBURG – According to Venezuelans in St. Maarten, corruption at home prevents Venezuelan emigrants from gaining legal status abroad. Many have requested necessary documents from Venezuela without success. More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Hundreds of illegal Venezuelans leave St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Four months before the introduction of the planned visa requirement for Venezuelans in the Dutch Caribbean, more than half of the group of illegal Venezuelans on St. Maarten has left to return More...

Marva Sam - SMCP Candidate #8
By The Publisher On Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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You can become a Nation-Builder

Dear Editor, Sint Maarten became an autonomous country on October 10, 2010. This year, we will be celebrating ten years of its existence. I am proud that we have reached thus far, yet, I would like to bring the More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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Ten years no supervision of notaries on St. Maarten

By Harriot Voncken PHILIPSBURG — Citizens who believe a notary has not complied with the rules and therefore wish to submit a complaint cannot turn to the Chamber of Notaries. This professional body in charge More...

Michael Somersall WSF - 20191211 MS
By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Somersall meets with the World Sustainable Fund to discuss solutions for Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE — Although out of function, Michael Somersall, former Deputy Minister of Plenipotentiary for the Sint Maarten Christian Party, SMCP, in The Hague, The Netherlands, is still busy working More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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“Public statement is a blemish on the whole Kingdom”

PHILIPSBURG – The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) issued a public statement against St. Maarten during its fiftieth plenary meeting in Antigua last week. This is due to the country’s failure to More...

First Members of Parliament - 10-10-10
By The Publisher On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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MPs and Ministers have earned over 50 million guilders since 10-10-10

~ The political cost of autonomy since 10-10-10: more than 50 million guilders ~ PHILIPSBURG – Members of parliament and ministers have cost the St. Maarten tax payers more than 50 million guilders since the More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Referring to St. Martin & the Dutch, Cyntje: We People vs Them People?

Dear Editor, I’d like to point out the fact that we had an amazing array of activities and events for our 60th St. Martin Day Celebration. People were having a good time; cultural wears displays organized More...