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Elections promise earthquake shift in the balance of power

PHILIPSBURG - Seven parties, 112 candidates and fifteen seats available in parliament: the theoretical odds of winning a seat are close to 1:7.5. The January elections promise an earthquake shift in the balance of power, due to the absence of two ...

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Playing dead

By Hilbert Haar ~ The interim government led by Silveria Jacobs currently consists of five ministers - one from the United St. Maarten party (USp) and the rest are all with the National Alliance (NA). Until the remaining two ministers - proposed by..

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CBCS counters complaints by ENNIA's supervisory board

PHILIPSBURG - The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) is not happy with a letter Faroe Metry, president of the supervisory board of insurance company Ennia's operating units, wrote. The Central Bank hardly gives any information to the...

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Norwegian Bliss Welcomed by Minister Rene Violenus

PORT ST. MAARTEN - Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) vessel Bliss was welcomed on Wednesday to the destination during its inaugural call. Port St. Maarten Management and other representatives lead by Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs (Ministry...

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A Salute To Men - International Men's Day Observed At FCIB

St. Maarten, Philipsburg, November 21, 2019 - CIBC FirstCaribbean St. Maarten saluted their male staff as the bank observed International Men's Day (IMD) recently. Under this year's theme, "Men Leading by Example" young men from secondary schools ...

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The writing is on the wall

By Hilbert Haar ~ Let me make one thing clear before writing anything else. The real winners and losers will become apparent only after the January 9, 2020 elections. But I still think, quoting Greta Thunberg, that "change is coming whether you...

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Shola the Farmer: from the backyard to a full-blown farm

PHILIPSBURG - Farm today or die tomorrow. That was the in-your-face text on a billboard in front of the agricultural ministry in Anguilla several years ago. Agriculture in St. Maarten has always been a bit of a sideshow with a few locals - like...

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