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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Aug 2022 08:57 PM

Partido United St. Maarten: El Dficit Demcrata Es Una Pendiente Resbaladiza Para Autoritarismo

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La Junta del Partido St. Maarten Unido expres su preocupacin por la cultura recientemente desarrollada de la Coalicin NA/UP de maniobrar de manera informal, pero consistente y sistemtica, en torno a los principios fundamentales de la democracia. Parece que estn llevando al pas y a su gente por el sombro camino hacia un estado autoritario, dijo el presidente Cecil Nicholas.

Nicholas en un comentario invitado dijo: Los principios democrticos como la igualdad, la tolerancia poltica, la rendicin de cuentas y la transparencia estn siendo empaados actualmente por la retrica poltica polarizada y las decisiones que colocan el idealismo individualista por encima del bien mayor del pas Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Aug 2022 04:54 PM

United St. Maarten Party: Democratic Deficit Is A Slippery Slope To Authoritarianism

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Board of the United St. Maarten Party expressed concern over the newly developed culture of the NA/UP Coalition to casually, but consistently systematically maneuver around the core principles of democracy. They seem to be taking the country and its people down the shadowy pathway to an authoritative state, said President Cecil Nicholas.

Nicholas in an invited comment said, democratic principles such as equality, political tolerance, accountability, and transparency are currently being clouded by polarized political rhetoric and decisions that place individualistic idealism above the greater good of the country Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Aug 2022 09:51 PM

Exclusive: Mismanagement At Nv Gebe Results Into Bankruptcy CompanyS Time Deposits Reserves Were Tapped Into.

PHILIPSBURG:--- As the saga continues at the sole utility company NV GEBE, it appears that the company is buried in mountains of debts caused by the mismanagement and incompetence of the current temporary managers.
NV GEBE has had its fair share of trouble with the former Supervisory Board of Directors and their incompetence. The company also had rough patches with the former management team that is today campaigning and leaking information to various politicians and media personalities Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Jun 2022 11:34 PM

Gebe: No Disconnections, No Late Fees Until September

Commercial Manager Iris Arrindell speaking to staffers.

~ GEBEs main branch to open from 6:30am to 4:30pm ~

PHILIPSBURG--Utilities company GEBE appears to be giving consumers until September with no late fees and no disconnections.
The company, which will reopen for physical payments as of Monday, June 6, announced in an update that there will be no disconnections until September and no late fees will be charged to bills until September.
According to the update published on the company's Facebook page, GEBE's Philipsburg branch will reopen to the public on June 6 from 6:30am to 4:30pm Mondays through Fridays, and on Saturdays from 8:00am to 12:00 noon Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 May 2022 12:21 AM

Gebe Reopens June 6, Three Bills To Be Issued, No Disconnections, No Late Fees

From left: GEBE IT Department representative Leandro Amarello, board representative Dimar Labega, IT Department representative Cintje Milangelo, Commercial Manager Iris Arrindell, Acting Temporary Manager Sharine Daniel, Aurora InfoTech official Roy Richardson and GEBE Public Relations Officer Paula Gordon.


PHILIPSBURG--Utilities company GEBE will be reopening its doors to physically accept payments as of Monday, June 6, and while consumers will be issued three bills at the same time, payment arrangements can be made and there will be no disconnections until further notice and no late fees will be applied Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Jun 2021 02:37 PM

~ Engines 7, 15, 17,19, and 20 down, hotels must cooperate or else island-wide blackout~.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The load shedding announced by N.V GEBE some three days ago continues in several areas of the island. It is expected that the load shedding will increase as heavy fuel at the power plant ran out.
SMN News learned that engines 7, 15, 17 19, and 20 were all down, however, GEBE mechanics managed to get engine 20 back up but this engine is not producing its full capacity due to the light fuel Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Dec 2020 12:52 PM

~ Interim Managing Director being described as arrogant.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Less than two months after taking the helm of N.V. GEBE as the Interim Managing Director Sharine Daniel has been described as arrogant and bullying. Some of the employees contacted SMN News over the weekend saying that Daniel who held the position of Internal Auditor for a number of years has been demanding that they address her as dr Daniel while not addressing the issues affecting them.
The workers said on Sunday there have been power outages a number of times, this they alleged has to do with the promotions that were awarded to friends of Daniel and not those that are competent to do the job Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Feb 2020 08:36 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The management board of GEBE has paid former Supervisory Board member Louis Wever for five months even though he resigned from the post when his son Chris Wever was appointed Minister of VROMI on August 30th, 2019. Louis Wever was obliged to resign from his post to avoid a conflict of interest. However, removing himself from the board did not affect him financially since he was paid for 5 months by the current management board led by Kenrick Chittick.
SMN News learned that GEBE Finance Department made the discovery two days ago and has informed the management board that is busy trying to cove up the mismanagement of the companies finances Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Feb 2020 12:00 PM

Gebe Supervisory Board Reacts To Recruitment Process And Article Published On This Site.

PHILIPSBURG:--- NV GEBE, hereby represented as per article 2:11 Civil Code and article 8 paragraph 11 of its Articles of Incorporation, by its Supervisory Board of NV GEBE took note of the incorrect information reported via a media blog last Saturday, February 8th, 2020.

In an article on Saint Martin News Network, with as title Exclusive: GEBE Management team given another six months extension to finalize WIB loan the following incorrect and as such disputed statements were made:

Sources say as much as 35 persons applied for the coveted positions, including the current management team CEO Kenrick Chittick, CFO Iris Arrindell, and COO Veronica Webster, also it's Chief Internal Auditor Sharine Daniel, Andrew Zagers GEBE finance manager Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Feb 2020 12:42 PM

Exclusive: Gebe Management Team Given Another 6-Months Extension To Finalize Wib Loan.

~ 35 candidates applied for positions on the new management board. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- The Council of Ministers have decided to grant the management team of GEBE another 6-month contract for them to finalize a loan with Windward Islands Bank (WIB). SMN News learned the GEBE management has been in discussion with the local bank for a 48M USD loan, sources say the bank asked that there be some stability with GEBE management since they began discussions with the current management team for the loan for the utility company and the bank wants to continue and finalize the discussions with the same team since they are the ones working with the bank Terms of Reference for the loan.
Minister of VROMI Chris Wever said that the Council of Ministers proposed the extension to the management of GEBE for them to finalize some important matters Read more


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Source: 721 News
18 Jan 2018 09:11 PM

Minister Miklos Giterson Meets With Nv Gebe Management

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure, Mr. Miklos Giterson, accompanied by his cabinet members, conducted an initial visit to NV GEBE yesterday. Minister Giterson met Wednesday with the members of the Managing Board of the utility company, Mr. Kenrick Chittick, Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Veronica Jansen-Webster, Chief Operations Officer and Ms Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Jan 2018 03:33 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure, Mr. Miklos Giterson, accompanied by his cabinet members, conducted an initial visit to NV GEBE yesterday. Minister Giterson met Wednesday with the members of the Managing Board of the utility company, Mr. Kenrick Chittick, Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Veronica Jansen-Webster, Chief Operations Officer and Ms Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jan 2018 10:08 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- CEO of government-owned company GEBE Kenrick Chittick scored poorly during the evaluation process, while the CFO Iris Arrindell and COO Veronica Jansen-Webster met the expectations of the Supervisory Board.
SMN News learned that Chittick scored a “2” meaning that he needs to improve his performance as the CEO Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Nov 2017 12:07 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Frans Richardson on Friday lauded the management of GEBE for the diligent work currently being executed and for their professionalism under pressure-filled circumstances following hurricanes Irma and Maria. The MP also praised GEBE’s personnel for going above and beyond in putting St. Maarten I position for a quicker recovery.

Richardson said the government and people of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Feb 2017 06:11 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---Utility provider GEBE and the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) have partnered for Carnival 2017 to specifically highlight SCDF’s Culture Night and culture in general throughout Carnival. The two entities are no strangers, having partnered for well over three decades in various forms.

SCDF President Alston Lourens accepted GEBE’s contribution towards Carnival 2017 on Thursday from the company’s Chief Operations Office Veronica Jansen-Webster and the Chief Financial Officer Iris Arrindell.

Lourens expressed thanks on behalf of the board and volunteers of the SCDF and noted that it’s a perfect fit for GEBE to support Culture Night as it will feature the various national groups that make up St Read more


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Source: 721 News
19 Dec 2016 11:44 PM

Gebe Distribute Gifts To Children

PHILIPSBURG – NV GEBE celebrated its yearly “Santa Comes to GEBE,” where children from the I Can Foundation, Hope Outreach Foster Care, and students of the public schools received an early Christmas gift at GEBE’s Christmas Village located on the Ring Road.

Over 300 gifts were distributed this year to children ages of 2-12. Children within the public schools were selected by the teachers. The children were joyful and enjoyed the day GEBE hosted in their honor.

GEBE started this event 4 years ago for the children of the employees and friends Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Dec 2016 06:42 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- NV GEBE celebrate its yearly “Santa Comes to GEBE”, where students from the I can Foundation, Hope Out Reach Foster Care and the Public Schools received an early Christmas gift at the GEBE’s Christmas Village located on the Ring Road. Over 300 gifts were distributed this year to children between the ages of 2 - 12. Children within the public schools were selected by the teachers. The children were joyful and enjoyed the day GEBE hosted in their honor.
GEBE started this event 4 years ago for the children of the employees and friends and the new Managing Board took it a step further by giving back to the community Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Dec 2016 06:39 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- As of 5pm on Friday afternoon residents on Dutch St. Maarten have been experiencing power outages at various locations. However, about an hour ago all generators at the Cape Bay power plant shut down causing a total blackout.
Chief Financial Officer Iris Arrindell said in an invited comment that GEBE mechanics are working on getting engine 19 back online in order for the St Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Nov 2016 01:24 AM

Council Of Ministers Meet With Representatives Of Sol, Us Laundry And Nv Gebe

PHILIPSBURG – On Thursday, November 24, the Council of Ministers met with management of the three major industries operating in the Cay Bay area: SOL, US Laundry and NV GEBE, to discuss the environmental and health situation at hand.

While Minister of Education Silveria Jacobs, has been addressing the situation in the Cay Bay area for the past couple of weeks, the complaints of residents in that area as well as of the Miss Lalie Center have increased.  For this reason, the Council, upon request of Minister Jacobs, called for the urgent meetings.

SOL, represented by the Operations Manager Robert James and Bernard Cumberbatch, Senior Engineer from SOL Corporate office, explained to the Council that the company is the distributor of end products to their users Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Nov 2016 10:14 PM

Council Of Ministers Meet With Representatives Of Sol, Us Laundry And Nv Gebe.

POND ISLAND:--- On Thursday, November 24, 2016 the Council of Ministers met with the management of the three major industries operating in the Cay Bay area – SOL, US Laundry and NV GEBE - to discuss the environmental and health situation at hand. While Minister of Education, Ms. Silveria Jacobs, has been addressing the situation in the Cay Bay area for the last couple of weeks, the complaints of residents in that area as well as of the Miss Lalie Center have increased Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Nov 2016 03:35 PM

Great Bay:--- The business community in St. Maarten was set alight on Friday with the announcement that Dr. Natasha Gittens had resigned as Director of the University of St. Martin’s SCELL program. In a press release published on Friday, the Board of the USM thanked Dr. Gittens for her contribution to the SCELL-USM. This newspaper sought out Dr. Gittens for an exclusive interview as it is yet another departure of yet another director at USM over the past few years in a row and a personal insight into the motivations of this move was felt to be warranted.
“To be honest, I have been saddened by it.” says Dr Read more


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Source: 721 News
17 Oct 2016 11:42 AM

Video Image Of Gebe Engine Wartsila Been Transported To Cape Bay Power Plant

Here is a bird view of the transportation. (721news Drone)

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Source: The Daily Herald

Relocation GEBE’s new generator incident-free

CAY BAY–The relocation of utilities company GEBE’s new diesel generator (Engine 20) from the Port in Pointe Blanche to its final location at the production plant in Cay Bay on Sunday morning was successful and incident-free.

“The move of the engine went pretty smoothly,” GEBE Interim General Manager and designated Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kenrick Chittick told The Daily Herald on Sunday.

The entire process took several hours – from around 12:00 midnight to about 4:00am Sunday Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Oct 2016 05:49 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- NV GEBE announced today that its newest Diesel Generator (Engine 20) will be transported by Wartsila to its final destination at the Production Plant at 2am (Wednesday morning). This exciting happening will be witnessed by Managing Board Mr. Kenrick Chittick and Ms. Iris Arrindell and other personnel of GEBE. The transport of this newest engine will be videotaped and published on the company’s Facebook page for further viewing Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 Sep 2016 06:40 PM

Matser Believes In Economic Development For St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG--Chairman of Parliament’s Committee of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication (TEATT) independent Member of Parliament (MP) Silvio Matser says he has been working in collaboration with the TEATT Minister Read more


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