Minister Lee prepares smooth transition

Minister Lee

GREAT BAY – “I will make every effort to make sure that the progress we have made during the past ten months continues with the next government,” outgoing Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, Social Development and Labor) said at yesterday’s council of Ministers press briefing. “I am planning a very public handover of my ministry to my successor More...

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By webadmin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Aerial Shot Government Building

The old and the new government administration building captured in one shot. In the foreground is the old building at Clem Labega Square with the post office to the left. In the heart of the picture is the new More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Ministers move into new government building

Things are shaping up at the new government administration building. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar GREAT BAY – Right on time before the elections, the Council of Ministers will move into the new government administration More...

The Council of Ministers in a conga-line on Wilhelmina Street with Prime Minister William Marlin in the lead and vice Finance Minister Richard Gibson right behind. Photo Today / Milton Pieters
By webadmin On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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Emphasis on political and fiscal stability

Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday sets his first step on the red carpet in front of the parliament building. To the right is MP Johan Leonard with MP Franklin Meyers behind him. To the left is the governor’s spouse More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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Beijing businessman Trey Cui behind Little Bay investment

GREAT BAY – Beijing businessman Trey Cui is the driving force behind the Pearl of china project in Little Bay, Cengiz Kucuk, founder of the Caribbean-China People Foundation says. Cui wants to establish a global More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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PM Marlin condemns gloom and doom reactions to project

“We found a year-round economic activity” GREAT BAY – Prime Minister William Marlin has reacted with dismay to the reaction “certain persons covering the event” posted on Facebook last Thursday while the More...

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By webadmin On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Minister Gibson: We Have Struck The Jackpot

Chinese promise 1 million tourists; build large hotel and apartment project GREAT BAY – One million Chinese tourists every year, the construction of a 326-room hotel and showroom and 450 apartment suites in Belair More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, September 1st, 2016
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Richard Gibson Announces Major Chinese Hotel Development Project In St. Maarten

Richard Gibson Announces Major Chinese Hotel Development Project in Little Bay, St. Maarten, with 326 hotel rooms and 450 condo apartments. During his Town Hall Meeting entitled “Inequality and Demand”, More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Tax Reform Is An Expensive Exercise

GREAT BAY — “Tax reform without reforming the tax department is counterproductive,” Finance Minister Richard Gibson said in a meeting of the finance committee of parliament yesterday afternoon. “These More...

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By webadmin On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Budget Meets Deadline For First Time

Celebration Time: Budget meets deadline for the first time GREAT BAY — “Today is a day for celebration;” Finance Minister Richard Gibson said at yesterday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. The More...