Emancipation Day falls on a Saturday


GREAT BAY – In late December 2016 the National Public Holiday schedule was published. Please take note of the error regarding Emancipation Day that was mentioned in the 2017 Schedule. The correct date is Saturday July 1 as stipulated in article 23, paragraph 3a of the Labor regulation. Emancipation Day is celebrated annually on July 1 unless that More...

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By Online Editor On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Minister Lee: “Hospital project held hostage by personal financial interests”

GREAT BAY – “Due to the recent court case filed by VAMED against SZV, the development of the new hospital and most importantly quality care close to home has been delayed. This does not mean that a new hospital More...

By webadmin On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Incompetent employees put Cadastre at risk

By Hilbert Haar GREAT BAY – The Cadastre office has struggled in the past with incompetent employees and notorious troublemakers, it appears from internal correspondence this newspaper has in its possession. More...

By webadmin On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Court blocks long lease on water parcels in Great Bay

GREAT BAY – The Court in First Instance has forbidden country St. Maarten to give out a water parcel in Great Bay to Corplease Ltd., an entity established in Tortola, or to any other entity. The court furthermore More...

By webadmin On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Dutch side gets support from Louis Mussington

MARIGOT—“I am in full agreement with the decision taken by the government of the day and the Council of Ministers to boycott the November 11 event,” leader of the political party Movement for Justice and Prosperity More...

By webadmin On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Screening candidate-ministers nears completion

GREAT BAY – Formateur William Marlin met yesterday afternoon at 4 p.m. with Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday to discuss the state of affairs around the screening of candidate-ministers and the formation of the new More...

By webadmin On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Progress Committee: “Security major concern for stakeholders”

GREAT BAY – The Progress Committee St. Maarten was in St. Maarten last week for the usual quarterly meetings with the director of the Pointe Blanche prison Edward Rohan and with the management of the police force More...

By webadmin On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Final report formateur Marlin on Friday

William Marlin. File photo – Milton Pieters / Today GREAT BAY – Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday met last Thursday with formateur William Marlin and received a progress report. During the meeting the formateur More...

By webadmin On Friday, October 21st, 2016

STA does not want Brison as director

GREAT BAY – The supervisory council of the St. Maarten Tourism Authority does not support the appointment of Rolando Brison as its director, the board said in a press statement issued yesterday. “Under the current More...

By webadmin On Friday, October 14th, 2016

PM Marlin attends sustainable energy conference in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN – Prime Minister William Marlin, accompanied by the Head of the Department of Foreign Relations Khalilah Peters and the Policy Advisor for Donor Coordination from the Department of Interior and More...