Suspect says he had no serious plans to kill Dutch PM

MAIN | By Correspondent Oct. 20, 2021 THE HAGUE – Yavuz O., a 22-year-old Amsterdam man in custody for threatening to kill Prime Minister Mark Rutte and recruiting people to storm parliament violently, did…

Curaçao clergy against homosexual court president

MAIN | By Correspondent Oct. 20, 2021 WILLEMSTAD – The association of Christian Clergy (APK) in Curaçao expresses itself against the nomination of a new president of the Common Court of Justice. “How can…

11 confirmed COVID-19 cases today.

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, OmarOttley extends his condolences to the family and friends of SintMaarten’s 75th COVID-19 victim, who has passed away. MinisterOttley wishes the…

Netherlands no longer have world’s best pension system

MAIN | By Correspondent Oct. 19, 2021 AMSTERDAM – The Dutch pension system is performing even better than last year, but still, the Netherlands lost the title of the best pension system in the…

Javier Silvania: “one percent of taxes paid in cash”

MAIN | By Correspondent Oct. 19, 2021 WILLEMSTAD – In Curaçao, only one percent of all tax and premium income is paid in cash. Minister Javier Silvania gave this as an answer to the…

POLICE REPORT SXM

Arrest made in “Coconut man” caseAn arrest was made in the case of “Coconut Man” on Friday, October 15, 2021, by detectives of the Police Force of Sint Maarten KPSM.“Coconut…

Minister Lawrence: Destination Investment Confidence Continues to Scale Up

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Minister TEATT) Hon. Roger Lawrence met with Divi Little Bay Beach Resort President Marco Galaverna and General Manager…

8 confirmed COVID-19 cases today.

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, OmarOttley extends his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of SintMaarten’s 74th COVID-19 victim, who has passed away. Peace andhealing…

Recent rainfall could increase mosquito population. Residents advised to Check Gardens/Yards for Breeding Habitats

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The country has been experiencing rainfall events for several days, and the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public…

Minister Richardson escalates a call for action to the Attorney General to combat reckless riders

MINISTER OF JUSTICE  Philipsburg — Having taken note of the senseless act of violence carried out by bikers on Friday, October 15, 2021, on a family, whereby a four-month-old baby…