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Bombscare at Philipsburg Police Station last night

Philipsburg Police Station evacuated; prisoners moved to Simpson Bay ~ PHILIPSBURG - Late Monday night, September 28th, 2020, the Philipsburg Police Station was evacuated after an apparent call to the station about a bomb in the building....

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ENNIA and the theft of the century: who are the key players?

PHILIPSBURG - Hushang Ansary is not the only one facing a lawsuit initiated by insurance company ENNIA; other defendants in this case include his daughter Nina, his holding Parman International and three others that have played a role in what...

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Hushang Ansary: the colorful character at the heart of ENNIA

PHILIPSBURG - The bitter fight between insurance company ENNIA and its major shareholder Hushang Ansary has resulted in several court cases and there are more to come. From the 200-page petition attorneys Karina Keizer and Sabine Altena have...

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Parman International files lawsuit against Central Bank

WILLEMSTAD - Parman International B.V. ('PIBV') announced today that it is filing its statement of defense required by court-procedure in response to an extraordinary and unprecedented suit filed with the Court in First Instance in which the CBCS ...

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ENNIA: "Measures Tax Department is a misunderstanding"

WILLEMSTAD - On September 23, the debt collector of the Tax Department visited ENNIA to place a lien in connection with back taxes. ENNIA says it considers the lien as a misunderstanding. ENNIA and the Tax Department are in conversation about...

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Central Bank may share information with the Netherlands

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bank may provide information about banks, insurers and financial institutions to the Netherlands. Provided that those institutions give written permission for this. This is according to the Advisory Board. The Netherlands ...

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17 Recoveries today

PHILIPSBURG - As of September 28th, there was one (1) person who tested positive for COVID-19; however there was a recovery of seventeen (17) persons; reducing the total active cases to seventy-four (74). The total number of confirmed cases is...

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Positive report from SOAB for SSRP income, unemployment...

All persons registered received assistance ~ PHILIPSBURG - The Government's accounting Bureau (SOAB) has returned a positive report to Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion on the St. Maarten Stimulus and Relief Program (SSRP - income and...

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What is the best short term solution for the islands?

Dear Sir, All political positions and posturing are supported by broad supportive beliefs that are held in the communities which the politicians represent. Does this explain how we are ending up with islands in the Dutch Kingdom not being able to ...

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Sonesta Ocean Point Resort Introduces the Azul Experience.

SINT MAARTEN (MAHO BAY) ­- For a limited time only now through December 23rd, Sonesta Ocean Point invites local Sint Maarten residents to take part in its new, dining series at its signature fine dining restaurant, Azul. The Azul Restaurant sits...

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SXM Daily News September 28, 2020

SXM Daily News September 28, 2020

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St. Maarten Weather Updates & Forecasts

DATE ISSUED: Monday, September 28, 2020 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Tuesday evening (18:00 LST) September 29, 2020 WEATHER: Tonight: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible. Tuesday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers and ...

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'Draag het hospitaal over en zet op grotere afstand van...'

ORANJESTAD - De constructie die is bedacht om het nieuwbouw- en renovatieproject van Horacio Oduber Hospital (HOH) te kunnen doen, maakt het 'te ingewikkeld' om Aruba's enige hospitaal goed te laten draaien. "Het komt de zorg ook niet ten goede." ...

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Aruba: Leningen voor 171 miljoen

Van onze correspondent Oranjestad - De twee recent uitgegeven obligatieleningen hebben respectievelijk 100 miljoen florin en 40,3 miljoen dollar opgebracht. Volgens de minister van Financiën, Xiomara Maduro, brengen deze leningen de waarde van de ...

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Tips for closing down a business

Close down your business before you are forced to do so. A piece of counter-intuitive advice for dealing with the economic crisis as a result of the coronavirus pandemic ~ LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS IS A PREMIUM ARTICLE. ... Some articles or...

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SZV announces application open for July Business Payroll

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The SZV announced on Monday that the July business payroll support application process is now open. For additional information read the notice below.

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Certificates of Conduct Delay Notice

POND ISLAND - The MINISTRY OF JUSTICE hereby informs you that the application process for requesting certificates of conduct is experiencing a prolonged delay due to staff shortages. The entity responsible for providing the information for the...

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Two jailed for Telegraaf building attack

Two men have been jailed for up to 10 years for an attack on the offices of the Telegraaf newspaper in June 2018. The men drove a Volkswagen Caddy van into the facade of the building on Amsterdam's Basisweg and set fire to it, causing extensive...

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Coronavirus does affect the brain: UMC

Researchers at Amsterdam's UMC teaching hospital have found evidence for what many scientists have suspected, that coronavirus does appear to have an impact on the brain via the immune system. The research, published in The Lancet medical...

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