All about Sint Maarten

Sarah Wescott-Williams
By Edition On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Sarah: Monetary union’s fate must not be left to ‘political winds of day’

PHILIPSBURG - “The fate of the monetary union should not be left up to the ‘political winds of the day,’ but now that calm seems to be returning somewhat, is the time to decide; how further and for how long,” More...

By Edition On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Winair flying towards a bright future. Local airline books $3.8 million profit

PHILIPSBURG - The Winair shareholders of St. Maarten and the Netherlands attended the Annual General Meeting on July 12th 2017 to receive the Managing and Supervisory Boards report on the company’s business and More...

USA_Sint Maarten
By Edition On Friday, July 14th, 2017

United States and Sint Maarten sign open skies agreement

PHILIPSBURG - On July 14, 2017, the United States and Sint Maarten signed a modernized bilateral Open Skies Agreement that will continue to foster opportunities for air travel and commerce between both countries. More...

Sint Maarten airport
By Edition On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Tourist killed in St Maarten after blast from plane Knocks her into wall

PHILIPSBURG - A 57-year-old tourist was killed in St Maarten yesterday after the jet blast from a plane taking off from the island’s seaside airport knocked her into a wall. The woman, reported to be from New More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

What Thomas Morgan did to the Heyligers and Slaak

Dear Anansi, listen to what I just heard on the radio. A rogue politician of St. Maarten is claiming to have become a victim of Dutch persecution. “My name, my reputation, and determination to do more for St. More...

CarPIF Co-Hosts Shernon Osepa and Bevil Wooding
By Edition On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Caribbean Internet Peering Forum Kicks-Off in Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - The third Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum (CarPIF) kicked off today, with the theme "Expanding the Caribbean Internet." The annual meeting gathers regional and international experts for More...

By Edition On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Call for changes to strengthen Kingdom as connecting factor

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Kingdom as a connecting factor between the four countries. That was the general message of speakers at the 20thanniversary of the Netherlands Aruba Society (“Genootschap Nederland Aruba”) More...

By Edition On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Cooperation programs largely deemed successful

THE HAGUE - The cooperation programs for the Dutch Caribbean financed by the Dutch Government have largely yielded desirable results. However, the integral approach to increase the security on the islands has barely More...

By Edition On Monday, June 19th, 2017

Caribbean Parliaments optimistic about future

THE HAGUE - Caribbean participants of the Inter-Parliamentary Consultation of the Kingdom (IPKO) appeared to be hopeful about the future. Several days of discussions with members of the Dutch Parliament were concluded More...

By Edition On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Inter-Parliamentary Conference (IPKO) was very productive

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Inter-Parliamentary Conference (IPKO) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands which took place between June 14 and 16 in The Hague was finalized yesterday with the signing of the list of actions. President More...