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Ship jumper MP Kevin Maingrette in problems with bribery-allegations

PHILIPSBURG — The Detective Collaboration Team (RST) searched the house and the workplace of an outgoing Member of Parliament, More...

Taxi drivers express concerns about additional licenses

PHILIPSBURG -- Taxi permit holders are up in arms about the 120 licenses the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and More...

Supreme Court validates same-sex marriages in Curacao and Aruba

THE HAGUE – Curacao and Aruba – and by extension St. Maarten – have to allow partners of the same sex to marry, the More...

Central Bank says it has become pro-active after Girobank disaster

PHILIPSBURG — The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) has learned some valuable lessons from the downfall of the More...

Comissiong makes strong case for slave trade reparations

PHILIPSBURG — Attorney David Comissiong made a strong case for the payment of reparations for harm caused by the Trans-Atlantic More...

Claude A. H. Peterson, SAM Party Candidate, Calls for Serious Electoral Reform to Ensure Stable Government

Philipsburg, St. Maarten — Claude A. H. Peterson, the number 4 candidate on the Soualiga Action Movement (SAM) party list, has issued More...

Container generators to arrive this month

PHILIPSBURG — Utilities Company GEBE has made a down payment for renting container generators with an output of 10 MegaWatt. More...

Minister Heyliger-Marten opposes new contract for airport director Brian Mingo

PHILIPSBURG — Outgoing Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Grisha Heyliger-Marten 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...

The real problem

By Hilbert Haar Plans to help St. Maarten move forward in a positive direction are wonderful, unless those plans are at 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 More...

Ship jumper MP Kevin Maingrette in problems with bribery-allegations

PHILIPSBURG — The Detective Collaboration Team (RST) searched the house and the workplace of an outgoing...

Supreme Court validates same-sex marriages in Curacao and Aruba

THE HAGUE – Curacao and Aruba – and by extension St. Maarten – have to allow...

Comissiong makes strong case for slave trade reparations

PHILIPSBURG — Attorney David Comissiong made a strong case for the payment of reparations for harm...

Ship jumper MP Kevin Maingrette in problems with bribery-allegations

PHILIPSBURG — The Detective Collaboration Team (RST) searched the house and the workplace of an outgoing More...

Cusha Cartoons: the ultimate political satirical guide to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Cusha Cartoons is more than a collection of 96 satirical cartoons, published on StMaartenBews.com between 2016 and 2023. Almost..

VidMedia Solutions Wraps Up Successful Election Coverage

ST. PETERS — VidMedia Solutions, the video production company behind the groundbreaking ‘Election Watch: St. Maarten Decides’ coverage for the 2024..

Letter to the Editor: Urgent Call for Environmental Leadership in Sint Maarten’s Upcoming Snap Elections

Dear Editor, With the snap elections set for August 19th, 2024, it is crucial for the residents of Sint More...

Universal Health Care at the Cigar Bar

Dear Editor, A while back at the Cigar Bar, seeing our conditions, the boys decided to discuss health care systems, on..

Seizing the Green Energy Opportunity for St. Maarten

Letter to the Editor by Tadzio Bervoets As St. Maarten grapples with an ongoing power crisis, the call for robust solutions..

National Alliance with seventeen candidates in August 19 elections

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance submitted a list of seventeen candidates for the August 19 elections on Postulation Day to the..

Ship jumper MP Kevin Maingrette in problems with bribery-allegations

PHILIPSBURG — The Detective Collaboration Team (RST) searched the house and the workplace of an outgoing Member of Parliament, 721news.com reported...

Taxi drivers express concerns about additional licenses

PHILIPSBURG -- Taxi permit holders are up in arms about the 120 licenses the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and..
 

Finance Minister Gumbs criticizes Ennia-solution

PHILIPSBURG — Finance Minister Marinka Gumbs is highly critical of the proposed solution to keep insurance company Ennia out of bankruptcy...

Central Bank says it has become pro-active after Girobank disaster

PHILIPSBURG — The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) has learned some valuable lessons from the downfall of the..

Taxi drivers express concerns about additional licenses

PHILIPSBURG -- Taxi permit holders are up in arms about the 120 licenses the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and..
 

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..