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No deadlines for registering political parties at the Electoral Council

PHILIPSBURG -- “Deadlines that would make it impossible for the Electoral Council to register new political parties do not exist.” More...

Citizens had to resort to reporting manually on Facebook about GEBE public meeting

PHILIPSBURG — The much anticipated public session organized by NV GEBE on Friday, June 7th, 2024, quickly saw tension grew as More...

Supreme Court confirms conviction of former MP Frans Richardson

PHILIPSBURG — The Supreme Court in The Hague has confirmed the conviction of former parliamentarian Frans Richardson for accepting More...

No Need to Point Fingers, We All Failed

Dear Editor, I observe Mr. Olivier Arrindell embarking on the process of founding his own political party and initiating his campaign. More...

Chacho to contest snap elections with SAM party

PHILIPSBURG — Former Member of Parliament and Engineer, Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson, has decided to run as a candidate in the More...

Plenty of options to improve energy supply, but nothing is happening

By Hilbert Haar The issues NV GEBE is experiencing to the dismay of many of its clients is not something that fell unexpectedly out More...

Solar systems offer a solution to frequent power cuts

PHILIPSBURG -- Is there a way to combat the persistent power cuts plaguing Utilities Company GEBE and its customers? David Salomon, More...

Power cuts lead to heated debate on social media

PHILIPSBURG — The detrimental situation at utilities company GEBE has triggered a fierce debate on social media on Saturday in More...

Industry standards be damned!

Utilities company NV GEBE had to do something quick to answer to the growing frustration about the power cuts that have been plaguing everybody’s life on St. Maarten these days. More...

A painful omission

Editorial Yes, we missed it too, but an alert by Renate and Denicio Brison pointed our noses on to the facts: the national decree announcing elections for August 19 contains More...

Voters’ real concerns: the Bread and Butter Issues

In the midst of political debates and legislative complexities surrounding the use of Article 59 of the Constitution of St. Maarten, it’s crucial to remember the core More...

St. Maarten is not real place; akin to St. Tosia

The situation on St. Maarten regarding the ongoing energy crisis with NV GEBE, the island’s utility company, highlights severe challenges that are affecting daily life on More...

The Screening Process Screams for Reform

By Terrance Rey One thing has become crystal clear in the screening of ministerial candidates for the new government under the leadership of formateur Dr. Luc Mercelina (URSM), More...

Plenty of options to improve energy supply, but nothing is happening

By Hilbert Haar The issues NV GEBE is experiencing to the dismay of many of its clients is not something that fell unexpectedly More...

A firm beating

By Hilbert Haar There are two reasons for putting an inmate at the Pointe Blanche prison in an isolation cell: More...

No deadlines for registering political parties at the Electoral Council

PHILIPSBURG -- “Deadlines that would make it impossible for the Electoral Council to register new political...

Citizens had to resort to reporting manually on Facebook about GEBE public meeting

PHILIPSBURG — The much anticipated public session organized by NV GEBE on Friday, June 7th, 2024,...

Supreme Court confirms conviction of former MP Frans Richardson

PHILIPSBURG — The Supreme Court in The Hague has confirmed the conviction of former parliamentarian Frans...

VidMedia Solutions Wraps Up Successful Election Coverage

ST. PETERS — VidMedia Solutions, the video production company behind the groundbreaking ‘Election More...

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,..

Support the Election Watch broadcast with your donation

Dear Readers, Tonight, election night, we have the live broadcast of the Election Watch: St. Maarten Decides, a production of VidMedia..

No Need to Point Fingers, We All Failed

Dear Editor, I observe Mr. Olivier Arrindell embarking on the process of founding his own political party and More...

How to record GEBE blackouts in the Tax environment

Colombian educated Certified Risk Analyst, Terence Jandroep CRA CQA CLA, contemplated the constant energy blackouts that has created significant losses to..

The Need for Critical Analysis of the Recent Government Formation Process

Dear Editor,  The recent events surrounding the government formation process in St. Maarten warrant a thorough and critical analysis. Here’s a..

National Alliance Stands Firm in Support of Its Ministers

Philipsburg, St. Maarten – The Board of the National Alliance (NA) is deeply concerned about the false narratives being spread by..

No deadlines for registering political parties at the Electoral Council

PHILIPSBURG -- “Deadlines that would make it impossible for the Electoral Council to register new political parties do not exist.” This..

Citizens had to resort to reporting manually on Facebook about GEBE public meeting

PHILIPSBURG — The much anticipated public session organized by NV GEBE on Friday, June 7th, 2024, quickly saw tension grew as..
 

Draft 2024 budget shows modest surplus

PHILIPSBURG — The draft 2024 budget mentions 572.2 million guilders ($319.7 million) in expenditures and 574.8 million ($321.1 million) in revenue..

What’s happening with Republic Bank Anguilla and their affiliates around the Caribbean? Are you a victim?

From our Correspondent ANGUILLA — A wave of frustration and anger have swept through Anguilla as about 200 residents joined forces..

Airport beats expectations with higher number of passengers

PHILIPSBURG -- Airlines operating at Princess Juliana International Airport have added 1,596 seats to their carrying capacity during the period that..
 

Mullet Bay sale intended to cover Sun Resorts-debts

PHILIPSBURG — The intention to sell a small part of Mullet Bay aims to cover “huge debts” at its formal owner..

Cusha Cartoons book in production

Dear reader, Welcome to this page where I will be compiling the best of the satirical cartoons we have published over..

Luciano Homemade Gelato: A Taste of The Netherlands in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Luciano Homemade Gelato, a renowned name with 15 locations in the Netherlands and 2 in Bonaire, has recently opened..