St. Maarten has painted itself into a corner that offers only one way out. The advice from the financial supervisor Cft on the approved amendment to the 2013 budget is far from complimentary and the threat of yet another humiliating instruction is al
During a recent Parliamentary debate I stated that where it pertains to remarks made by Members of the Second Chamber of the Netherlands, these remarks are almost certain to be carried front page by our two daily papers. I have also stated that the B
GREAT BAY – If Sint Maarten does not have an approved 2014 budget by December 15, the board for financial supervision Cft will advise the Kingdom Council of Ministers to give the country a budget-instruction. This appears from the Cft-advice on the
St. Maarten – Julian Rollocks lost a lawsuit in the Court in First Instance this week against Country Sint Maarten over the ownership of a piece of land in Lower Princess Quarter. Rollocks demanded that the court declared he obtained ownership of t
Bernie Verhoeven’s winning picture displayed at the arrival hall of the Princess Juliana International Airport. Photo Today/Milton PietersSt. Maarten / By Milton G Pieters - The most striking photograph taken by a professional or an amateur t
St. Maarten – Motorworld and the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) have once again joined forces to offer the winner of the Ms. Mature Carnival Queen Pageant and Senior Carnival Queen pageant, brand new cars as their grand prize.
St. Maarten – The nominations for the 8th annual Crystal Pineapple Awards are coming to a close on Monday, the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) stated in a press release. The Pineapple Awards is the only event which gives b
St. Maarten – Stalon Murphy Ogarro and the mother of his children are still living together in spite of a flurry of violent incidents that puts their relationship in the stormy-category. The court sentenced Ogarro, 24, yesterday to a 2-month condit
St. Maarten – Prosecutor Maarten Noordzij demanded a 4-year prison sentence against Sylvester Giovanni M. for an attempted robbery at the Tackling gas station in Cole Bay on April 30. The 20-year-old defendant claimed he does not remember anything.
St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Francis Clifford on Wednesday to an 8-month conditional prison sentence with 2 years of probation and 58 hours of community service for a drunken fight in a little bar on Arch Road whereby he bit
St. Maarten – The Collective Preventive Services (CPS) has sent out a notice to all general physicians to remain on alert with respect to cholera after the Ministry of Public Health received a Cholera Alert from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (