Price gougers will be fined when caught

Hurrican Irma Relief Efforts 2

Philipsburg — Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher has asked residents to be vigilant and report all instances of price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The Minister had already received reports of price gouging before the hurricane impacted the area, and now wants to send a clear message to businesses that More...

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Hurrican Irma Damages 3
By webadmin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

SXM needs a “Social & Economic Recovery Body”

PHILIPSBURG — With our island having suffered badly, both socially and economically by hurricane Irma,  which has caused everyone to be affected significantly in their homes and businesses, Philipsburg Promotional More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

“Captain Dino never had a vending license”

GREAT BAY – Captain Dino Arrundell never had a vending license to operate his chicken shack on the parking lot at Kim Sha Beach, the ministry of tourism and economic affairs said in answer to questions from this More...

Blaksley and Wilson
By Online Editor On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

St. Maarten third country in the world to adopt what3words

GREAT BAY – The postal services have revolutionized their capability of pinpointing addresses on the island through a deal with what3words, a British company that has divided the globe in 57 trillion 3×3 More...

By webadmin On Friday, October 28th, 2016

Economy contracted in second quarter

GREAT BAY – According to the Quarterly Bulletin of the Central Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, the monetary union recorded an economic contraction in the second quarter of 2016 as real GDP dropped in both Curaçao More...

By webadmin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Pension fund APS signs deed for parking facility

GREAT BAY – With a deed signed before a notary as well as a purchase and sale agreement reached between parties concerned, the way has been paved for construction of new parking facilities on Pond Island near More...

By webadmin On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Cruise industry requires multi-language skills

GREAT BAY – Port St. Maarten Management and Supervisory Board representatives were informed about new trends in the cruise industry at Seatrade Cruise Med on Wednesday in Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. Carnival More...

Port staff member Ho-Fung speaks with Chinese cruise passengers at the Cruise Terminal Helpdesk. Photo contributed
By webadmin On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Port Chief Mingo endorses Pearl of China project

Port staff member Ho-Fung speaks with Chinese cruise passengers at the Cruise Terminal Helpdesk. Photo contributed GREAT BAY – Port St. Maarten management welcomes the Pearl of China project especially its More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Local economy expands, contraction in Curacao

CBCS Headquarters in St. Maarten – Photo by GREAT BAY – According to the Quarterly Bulletin of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, economic developments in the monetary union were More...