Tag archive for ‘st. maarten’
today_editorial
By Online Editor On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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A phone call from Koenders

Since a team of 25 gendarmes came down on Captain Oliver’s in Oyster Pond in October of last year nothing much seems to have been done to find a solution for the border dispute. Yesterday, almost three months More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Arrindell fuels drive for independence

GREAT BAY – Former Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Dr. Rhoda Arrindell has expressed optimism about the independence movement for St. Maarten. In her opinion, most of the current parliamentarians More...

IGY marina award
By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Isle de Sol wins super yacht marina of the year award

FORT LAUDERDALE– IGY Marinas’ 5-Gold Anchor Yacht Club at Isle de Sol in St. Maarten, received the 2017 Super yacht Marina of the Year award. The company – which also received the prestigious accolade More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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XL Airways flies in cruise passengers from Paris

GREAT BAY –Port St. Maarten CEO Mark Mingo, is pleased with the progress to advance Sint Maarten as a homeport destination in the Northeastern Caribbean. During a meeting that included Minister of Tourism and More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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One month on the job

Dear Editor, By the end of November our Members of Parliament would have been on the job for one month and it is good to take a look at how well they have represented us during their first month in office. In the More...

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By webadmin On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Promoting St. Maarten

The report about spending by cruise passengers in St. Maarten is a clear yard stick for the effects drops in passenger arrivals will have on the local economy. When the chairlady of the Florida Caribbean Cruise More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
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Immigration department back at the police force

GREAT BAY – Under supervision of Chief Commissioner Denise Jacobs the immigration department is again part of the police force. The department is fully operational. The aim is to further professionalise the More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Mega ship arrives in port

GREAT BAY– The arrival of five ships in port yesterday was certainly not an unusual sight, but what made the day special was the presence of the Harmony of the Seas, the largest passenger ship in the world More...

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By webadmin On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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No contract yet for destination marketing in United States

By Hilbert Haar GREAT BAY – On October 20, Minister Ingrid Arrindell (Tourism and Economic Affairs) held a farewell speech at the Council of Ministers press briefing. During this address she said, among other More...

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By webadmin On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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Another blooper

What is it with our outgoing minister of tourism and economic affairs? First there was the confusion about the appointment of Rolando Brison as the director of the Tourism Authority, now there is another blooper More...