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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Impasse on extending term of Central Bank Managing Director

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - The members of the Supervisory Board of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) are at an impasse about extending the term of one of its soon-to-be retiring managing directors. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Winair to service Curaçao and Haiti

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - Winair is in the process of beginning operations to Curaçao and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, weekly via St. Maarten in June. The airline has been negotiating for some time to use a wet-leased More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Prosecutor launches Asset Recovery Team

PHILIPSBURG – Government and the Prosecutor’s Office of St. Maarten are collaborating to go after money-launderers and combat illegal activities involving financial gain by these criminals. Prosecutor Ton Maan More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Court of Appeal quashes acquittals, sentences three ‘Masbangu’

PHILIPSBURG – The Court of Appeals on Wednesday sentenced three of the four suspects in the so-called “Masbangu-case.” The case concerns the investigation involving the buying and selling of votes on behalf More...

saba
By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Two Caribbean Islands among world’s most scenic airport approaches

Saba’s Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport has the shortest commercial runway in the world. PrivateFly, a booking platform for private jet charters, recently named the world’s top 10 most scenic airport approaches, More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Winair seeks jet equipment for regional ops

PHILLIPSBURG - Winair (WM, St. Maarten) is planning to begin jet operations in the coming weeks as part of plans to start 2x weekly flights routed Curaçao-St. Maarten-Port au Prince and return. The St. Maarten-based More...

Spaans
By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Solicitor-General to develop international legal aid center

PHILLIPSBURG - St. Maarten has had a new Solicitor-General, Jan Spaans (50), since January 1. He represents the Prosecutor’s Office in appeal cases at the Joint Court of Justice, such as the well-known “Menam” More...

Sint Maarten Airport
By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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SXM Airways still awaiting permit

PHILLIPSBURG - SXM Airways, a new charter company that aims to offer charter services to destinations in the region, is not happy with Government and the Civil Aviation Department, as it is still waiting to hear More...

Elections
By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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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 come from More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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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, as his actual extradition to Italy may not take place until the summer of 2018. This is due More...