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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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St. Maarten and the Netherlands meet over liquidity support

Philipsburg –- On Monday, March 29, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and her support staff were invited to a meeting arranged by the Dutch representative’s office with State Secretary Knops. The meeting More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 27th, 2021
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Now we’re in the dog house

By Hilbert Haar Is anybody surprised about the decision by the Kingdom Council of Ministers to freeze liquidity support for St. Maarten? I saw this coming along time ago. The inevitable you-know-what has hit the More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 15th, 2021
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Understanding racism

By Hilbert Haar Let me begin with full disclosure. I am white. I was born in the Netherlands and therefore I have the Dutch nationality. I have not lived in that country for more than 25 years and I have come to More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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St. Maarten detention system needs enhanced supervision

PHILIPSBURG — Enhanced supervision by the (European) Committee of Ministers is “of vital importance to ensure structural improvement of the St. Maarten detention system in line with international human More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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CDA-faction has doubts about St. Maarten’s reliability

THE HAGUE – Members of the CDA-faction in the Second Chamber have their doubts about St. Maarten’s commitment to the conditions attached to Dutch liquidity support. This appears from the minutes of a written More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
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Government bends over backwards for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG / THE HAGUE – St. Maarten will receive the third tranche of liquidity support from the Netherlands – 61.2 million guilders ($34.2 million) – before the end of the year and the Netherlands More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Frontal collision: no deal about liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG / THE HAGUE – The government caused a frontal collision with the Kingdom Council of Ministers on Friday that makes it highly questionable that there will be a deal about continued liquidity support More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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SCDF moves ahead with Carnival 2021 preparations

~ Says financial realities unavoidable ~ PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) is moving ahead with its plans towards hosting a safe Carnival 2021 and stressed that St. Maarten’s More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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Worrisome trend in mental health issues

PHILIPSBURG – Monday’s meeting of the parliamentary committee for Public Health, Social Affairs and Labor about mental health did not pay a lot of attention to the relationship between the Mental Health Foundation More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Take the survey: Online Shopping, is St. Maarten ready?

PHILIPSBURG – On behalf of one of our local business partners, we are asking our readers to take the following online survey to determine the interest in ‘Online Shopping’ on St. Maarten. Survey: More...







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