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500 job applicants at the police

WILLEMSTAD – More than 500 people applied for a job at the police. These are now going through 7 different tests, including condition, fear of heights and knowledge of Dutch. Ultimately there is room for 60 people in the training. It starts in October.

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Star Flyer Will Sail Full 2019-2020 Season Out of St. Maarten – Travel Agent


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Star Flyer Will Sail Full 2019-2020 Season Out of St. Maarten
Travel Agent
Star Clippers announced its ship, the Star Flyer, will sail the entire 2019-2020 season out of St. Maarten. Between December 2019 and March 2020, it will make 13 departures for itineraries of seven, 11 and 14 nights. This upcoming 2018-2019 season Star ...
Star Clippers' Boosting St. Maarten TripsTravelPulse Canada (press release) (blog)

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$400000 repairs being executed at Port St. Maarten cargo facility – The Daily Herald (press release)


The Daily Herald (press release)

$400000 repairs being executed at Port St. Maarten cargo facility
The Daily Herald (press release)
The cargo platform area for resurfacing at Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facility –view from above. PHILIPSBURG--An area of 4,000 square metres at Port St. Maarten's cargo container terminal is being resurfaced with an investment of approximately US ...

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Star Clippers schedules a full season from St. Maarten – Seatrade Cruise News


Seatrade Cruise News

Star Clippers schedules a full season from St. Maarten
Seatrade Cruise News
'Tourism plays a crucial role in the Caribbean's economy, and we're encouraged by the reports that St. Maarten, as well as so many of the islands affected by last year's hurricane season, are well on the road to recovery,' said Mirell Reyes, president ...

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Sonesta Is Planning a New Kind of Rebuild in St Maarten – Caribbean Journal


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Sonesta Is Planning a New Kind of Rebuild in St Maarten
Caribbean Journal
CJ Contributor. St Maarten's landmark Maho Beach Resort has launched reconstruction in the wake of last year's Hurricane Irma, the Maho Group announced. This rebuild will be different, though, with plans for innovative, resilient, storm-resistant ...

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DMO and SKO want insight into contract PAC and VVRP

WILLEMSTAD – On behalf of Downtown Management Organization (DMO) and Otrabanda Merchants Association (SKO), the law firm HBN Law sent a letter to Minister Jesus-Leito to gain openness about the agreements between Parking Authority Curacao (PAC) and the Ministry of Traffic, Transportation and Spatial Planning (VVRP). In particular, it disputes the legal basis of drawing […]

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Close the refinery, it’s enough!

Curaçao has approximately 52,000 employees. Approximately 2,000 of them find employment as long as the refinery is maintained. There are also 30,000 unemployed. 20,000 families live / work under the smoke of the refinery. Statistically, it has been demonstrated on several occasions that 18 people die prematurely each year. The refinery is standing still again. […]

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Reorganization at the Tax Department

WILLEMSTAD – According to the Minister of Finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha, the process is underway to dismantle Centrale Debtors Ledger Management (CDA) and to centralize all collection service at the Tax Department. The first service that is being moved is the collection of use of leasehold land and rent of land. How it will work is […]

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Virgin Group-backed company buys and is rebuilding hurricane-damaged Caribbean clean energy project

NEW YORK – Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is revamping a hurricane-damaged solar facility in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). BMR Energy, a developer, owner and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America – which the Virgin Group bought in 2016 – announced today that it has acquired a 4-megawatt, fixed ground-mount […]

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