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St. Maarten_Government
By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Political crisis looms as governing coalition remains two MPs short

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten is facing yet another unique political and constitutional crisis. The governing coalition is two Members of Parliament (MPs) short of a majority. This leaves the two opposition parties More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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First 100 evacuees from Sint Maarten being flown to Netherlands

THE HAGUE - The first planeload of evacuees from the hurricane-ravaged island of Sint Maarten has taken off for Eindhoven. Around 100 people are being flown to the Netherlands from neighboring Curaçao. At the More...

Central Bank_front
By Edition On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Central Bank: Results 0.83% bond per August 25, 2017-2032 of the Country of Sint Maarten

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten has received subscriptions with respect to the 0.83% loan per August 25, 2017- 2032 of the Country of Sint Maarten for a total nominal amount More...

SMMC
By Edition On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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SMMC confirms baby born with ‘characteristics of microcephaly’

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) confirmed on Monday that a baby was born at the institution on Saturday, August 19, “with characteristics of microcephaly.” SMMC Medical Director Dr. Felix Holiday More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Kinder approach Sint Maarten towards Venezuelans

PHILIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - While Venezuela’s direct neighbours Aruba and Curaçao are still sending back migrants fleeing the crisis-hit South American nation in turmoil, St. Martin is offering them the opportunity More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Extradition Corallo signed

PHILIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - The Governor of Sint Maarten signed Francesco Corallo's extradition decision last Friday. This is according to Norman Serphos, spokesman of the Public Prosecutor's Office. With this, the More...

Central Bank_front
By Edition On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Money transfer companies now under Central Bank supervision

PHILIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - Money transfer/courier companies are to now fall under the supervision responsibilities of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) with the unanimous adoption of a new piece More...

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By Edition On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Dutch television crew films Nature Foundation activities

COLE BAY - Well-known Dutch Television show “Bestemming” was on St. Maarten last week to film and document Nature Foundation’s activities that are funded by the Dutch National Postcode Lottery. The Dutch television More...

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By Edition On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Extra flight Winair to Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Winair is also flying between Sint Maarten and Curaçao on Thursday. The direct flight is in addition to the current flight schedule. In addition, Winair commutes on Saturday and Tuesday between Willemstad More...

Health Ministers
By Edition On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Health Ministers St. Maarten, Aruba, Curaçao sign cooperation agreement

PHILIPSBURG - Health authorities in St. Maarten, Aruba and Curaçao are expected to collaborate and work closer in several areas, thanks to a cooperation and collaboration agreement the health ministers of the three More...