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Nina Ansary files lawsuit against Central Bank

PHILIPSBURG — Nina Ansary, the 56-year old daughter of Hushang Ansary has filed a complaint at the US District Court for the District of Columbia in an effort to protect her multi-million 15.9 percent More...

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Nina Ansary files lawsuit against Central Bank

PHILIPSBURG — Nina Ansary, the 56-year old daughter of Hushang Ansary has filed a complaint at the US District Court for the More...

Cadastre is no stranger to controversy – Part 2

PHILIPSBURG — The Cadastre office on Back Street is no stranger to controversy. More than six years ago, in December 2016, internal More...

The Cadastre in the news again – and it is not good – Part 1

PHILIPSBURG – The Cadastre is in the news once again and that news is not positive: the supervisory board has suspended its More...

Minister prevents deportation – attorney Merx happy

~ Merx commends the minister, her staff and the immigration department ~ PHILIPSBURG — Attorney Cor Merx is more than happy More...

MP Heyliger-Marten questions suspension of Cadastre-director

PHILIPSBURG — Independent MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten has asked for a question hour with Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Minister More...

K1 Britannia under fire for financial shenanigans

PHILIPSBURG — The K1 Britannia Foundation, a nonprofit established in St. Maarten in 2014, is falling apart at the seams due More...

Eva Lista-De Weever’s CPS named Organization of the Year

PHILIPSBURG — If there is one organization that deserves the spotlight for its performance in 2022 it is Collective Prevention More...

Execution country packages encounters ups and downs

PHILIPSBURG — St Maarten has achieved ‘beautiful results” Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs wrote in a reaction to the fourth More...

Parliamentary Democracy at its finest

What happened today, Monday, October 17, 2022, in Parliament is Parliamentary Democracy at its finest. A motion to add an agenda point to today’s public meeting of Parliament More...

Paper trails and money trails

We don’t understand why the airport is asking employees to provide information about payments made to them while an internal audit – or even a forensic audit More...

Commonalities and consequences

It is a sign of the times when we see convicted former Port CEO Mark Mingo after five years of radio silence giving an interview about his conviction in the Court of First Instance More...

Front men

By Terrance Rey The time-tested and true use of a front man in business on Sint Maarten is a well-known phenomenon. This phenomenon is in line with the strategy: Own nothing, More...

Stooges

By Hilbert Haar StMaartenNews.com publisher Terrance Rey wrote an interesting column for dossierkoninkrijksrelaties.nl about the phenomenon of stooges in St. Maarten. I’d More...

Unlawful spending

By Hilbert Haar The General Audit Chamber investigates the lawful and efficient spending of public funds, or so I read in More...

Mixed reactions to removal of COHO-law

PHILIPSBURG — Local politicians have reacted with caution and at times enthusiasm to the news that the consensus More...

Government’s financial statements remain unreliable, Audit Chamber says

PHILIPSBURG — The government still has not put its financial household in order. According to the...

D66-MP Wuite urges voters to register

PHILIPSBURG — Jorien Wuite, St. Maarten’s member of the Dutch parliament for D66 is urging citizens...

Register now for Dutch Electoral College elections

PHILIPSBURG – For the first time in history, citizens of the Caribbean part of the kingdom...

Justice ministry struggles with regulating the legal position of its employees

PHILIPSPBURG — The Ministry of Justice is “making great progress with the final phase of regulating More...

Policy establishes fees for towing cars

PHILIPSBURG — Towed cars could cost their owners or users between $75 and $115 plus a daily storage fee of $15,..

Second Annual Justice Week Conference a Success for St. Maarten

Philipsburg – The Ministry of Justice held the second annual Justice Week Conference 2022 hosted by the Honorable Minister of Justice..

‘Soualiga isn’t who she used to be’

Dear Editor, Words can’t describe how distraught I am at this moment. I can only imagine how my ancestors More...

Sustainable Road Infrastructure or Quick Fixes?

Dear Editor, Traffic is a combination of three components: people, roads, and vehicles (motorised and non-motorised). Safety on public roads should..

Taking you back in COHO history

By Roberto Achken Richardson I made a complete Overview on the Facts of what had taken place in the past during..

Mixed reactions to removal of COHO-law

PHILIPSBURG — Local politicians have reacted with caution and at times enthusiasm to the news that the consensus kingdom law COHO..

Mixed reactions to removal of COHO-law

PHILIPSBURG — Local politicians have reacted with caution and at times enthusiasm to the news that the consensus kingdom law COHO..

Nina Ansary files lawsuit against Central Bank

PHILIPSBURG — Nina Ansary, the 56-year old daughter of Hushang Ansary has filed a complaint at the US District Court for..
 

Government’s financial statements remain unreliable, Audit Chamber says

PHILIPSBURG — The government still has not put its financial household in order. According to the government’s accountants bureau SOAB the..

Nina Ansary files lawsuit against Central Bank

PHILIPSBURG — Nina Ansary, the 56-year old daughter of Hushang Ansary has filed a complaint at the US District Court for..

St. Maarten embraces strategic development goals – with words

PHILIPSBURG — The United Nations has made good intentions its core business, or so it seems. Case in point is the..
 

For Sale Valley Estate land + building permit

For Sale Valley Estate land, lowest phase 1, 800m2, with VROMI-approved building permit for a house with 3 bedrooms + 1..

Minister Doran: “There is a systematic approach to keep me busy and to prevent progress”

PHILIPSBURG — “If it were up to me, I would fix all infrastructure. But it is all about the money and..

Its Time SXM, Kreative Juices and Carnival Foundation Fundraising Partnership in support of Queen Pageant Participants

PHILIPSBURG — Its Time SXM, Kreative Juices and the Pageantry Committee of the Carnival Development Foundation have come together to organize..