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Prime Minister William Marlin
By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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PM William Marlin clarifies the position of Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister William Marlin said on Sunday afternoon following a phone call from Minister Ronald Plasterk, that it is not right for the Dutch government to hold the people of Sint Maarten hostage More...

Hilbert Haar
By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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St. Maarten completely in control

By Hilbert Haar It does not happen very often that St. Maarten gets help from an unexpected source on the other side of the ocean. In the middle of the discussions about the conditions the Dutch government has attached More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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TEATT Minister: jetBlue starts twice weekly as of November 1

GREAT BAY — Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Thursday announced that jetBlue will resume service to the island twice-weekly on its New York route as of November 1, 2017. As More...

Hilbert Haar
By webadmin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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In the right direction

By Hilbert Haar In times of crisis you get to know who your friends are. That certainly applies to our young country St. Maarten now that it is picking up the pieces after the devastation created by Hurricane Irma. The More...

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By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Library wants to speed up plan for multifunctional building

GREAT BAY – The Philipsburg Jubilee Library is history in its current form. Hurricane Irma dealt the building at the Voges Street a deadly blow on September 6. “The roof was already in a bad condition for a More...

Aviation conference 2017
By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Aviation conference will return to St. Maarten in 2018

SXM Airport — The 3rd Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will again be held on St.Maarten in June 12-14, 2018, provided that the appropriate conference facilities are available. “In a time like this, More...

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By webadmin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Conditions apply: Dutch ready to force the issue

THE HAGUE – A Dutch fund – with hundreds of millions of euros – for the reconstruction of St. Maarten will only become available after the government of Prime Minister William Marlin agrees to two conditions More...

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By webadmin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Refugees from St. Maarten in “bureaucratic nightmare”

HAARLEM – A group of fifteen homeless citizens from St. Maarten has hired attorney Leandro Thomas. He has to make sure that they are able to register in a Dutch municipality, Natasja Gibbs reports on Caribisch More...

Hilbert Haar
By webadmin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Power play

By Hilbert Haar Minister Plasterk said it during his last visit to St. Maarten: the Netherlands is not just going to open a bank account and let the island help itself. That makes sense. Funds that are available More...

PAWA - Prime Minister William Marlin
By webadmin On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Prime Minister & Minister of Tourism welcome back 1st Commercial Flights to Sint Maarten

SIMPSON BAY  –  On Tuesday 10-10-17, Prime Minister William Marlin and Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication Melissa Arrindell Doncher welcomed the 1st commercial flights to More...