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Sint Maarten continues quest to  join CARICOM as an Associate Member

Sint Maarten continues quest to join CARICOM as an Associate Member

PHILIPSBURG – On Friday December 14th, a high level delegation representing CARICOM paid a working visit to Sint Maarten to engage in discussions to further formalize the application of Associate Membership to CARICOM by the Government of Sint Maarten. The Honorable Secretary General Ambassador of CARICOM Irwin LaRocque led the CARICOM delegation. Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin and Minister of...

Rotary Sunset Welcomes Rotary International President Bassin

Minister Wuite building relationships at Cape Verde President’s Official State Dinner & Working Round-Table Meetings

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten, drs. Jorien Wuite, has been busy developing relationships and creating opportunities at a round-table, lunch meeting and state dinner for the Cape Verde president’s official visit to the Netherlands.   King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands hosted President Jorge Carlos de Almeide Fonseca and First Lady Ligia...


Behind closed doors

Behind closed doors

The General Auditing Chamber of the Netherlands is preparing a report on the recovery aid which after its completion is scheduled to be discussed in a closed door meeting on December 13, 2018. The report is being prepared because numerous complaints have been made about the slow progress of the reconstruction aid. The investigation has to do with the governance...



PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - Yo, el Sr. Fernando Clark, hice declaraciones que se publicaron en diversos medios de comunicación el 18 de octubre de 2018, en las que se alegaba que el Sr. Cornelius de Weever abusó de su poder...