Préfecture of St. Martin and St. Barths. (Robert Luckock photo)
MARIGOT--Préfète Déléguée Sylvie Feucher stated on Wednesday that given the proximity of the tourist season and the current health situation, St. Martin will not be subjected to any new measures or restrictions for the time being in the wake of President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement of a second lockdown for the entire national territory.
From left: plaintiff Steven Johnson, representatives of Balaclava NV, the developer of Planet Hollywood St. Maarten Beach Resort, and attorney on behalf of the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI, Caroline van Hees, gathering at the courthouse for the – postponed – injunction hearing on Friday, October 9.
The roll-on, roll-off ramp at Fort Bay harbour in Saba.
SABA--Saba Business Association (SBA) slammed the island government’s decision to abruptly announce the closure of the harbour’s roll-on, roll-off cargo ramp for repairs in a letter to the Executive Council on Tuesday afternoon.
PHILIPSBURG--As the effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a grip on establishments in the country, Social and Health Insurances SZV is bleeding millions of guilders monthly, and has lost NAf. 23.1 million in revenues thus far this year.
The Little Switzerland store in Front Street.
PHILIPSBURG--Twenty four employees of high-end jewellery story Little Switzerland and their union Windward Islands Federation of Labour (WIFOL) have filed petitions with the Court of First Instance to launch an injunction against their former employer to obtain their due salaries.