St. Maarten observer for Curaçao elections


WILLEMSTAD - St. Maarten is represented on a team of outside observers for Curaçao’s early parliamentary election on Friday, April 28, announced the Supreme Electoral Council (SEC). The others will More...

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Curaçao votes Friday


WILLEMSTAD - JCI IOBA held a political debate ahead of Curaçao’s early elections on April 28. Absent were “Kòrsou di Nos Tur” (KdNT), “Pueblo Soberano” (PS), “Movementu More...

Prime Minister dismisses Crime Fund Committee


WILLEMSTAD - Interim Prime Minister, who is also Minister of Justice, Gilmar Pisas has dismissed the committee that is in charge of the crime fund. This is an independent committee More...

More than 120,000 people eligible to vote


WILLEMSTAD - More than 120,000 people are eligible to vote on Friday next week. This was announced by the Supreme Electoral Council during a recent press conference. They also More...


CTB is hoping for a good end

WILLEMSTAD - There is hope that Air Berlin will continue to operate the Dusseldorf-Curaçao route until April 2018. The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) conducted positive discussions More...

CTO Earth Day Message 2017

By Hugh Riley, Secretary General, Caribbean Tourism Organization - 22 April 2017 - Theme: Environmental and Climate Literacy – The Caribbean is Taking Action. As the world More...

Corallo’s extradition may take another year


THE HAGUE – St. Maarten/Italian casino boss Francesco Corallo may remain incarcerated in St. Maarten for another year, More...

House search and arrests in ‘Robalo’ investigation


PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - In connection with the criminal investigation code-named “Robalo ” the suspects More...

border-dom-rep-and-haiti Security stepped up along Haiti/Dominican Republic border

SANTO DOMINGO – Following plans by the United Nations to withdraw its peacekeeping force, MINUSTAH, from...

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CARACAS – General Motors has denounced Venezuela’s seizure of its plant in the socialist Caribbean country...

Hurricane Season Arrives Hurricane Forecasters on preparedness mission To Mexico and Caribbean

FLORIDA – The official start to the 2017 hurricane season is fast approaching, and the US...



While electorates around the world get ready for ballot boxes, politicians like traders in smoky tavern rooms More...

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Sint Maarten Airport

PHILLIPSBURG - SXM Airways, a new charter company that aims to offer charter services to destinations in the More...

Caribbean Journal: JetBlue adding more Sint Maarten flights

NEW YORK - According to Caribbean Journal, the New York City-based air carrier JetBlue Airways is expanding its service to the..

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