Citgo Petroleum in talks with Aruba on refinery contract

HOUSTON/ORANJESTAD - Citgo Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it is holding talks with the government of Aruba on its oil refinery operating contract, a day after Aruba disclosed it would form a committee to decide the fate of the plant.
 
The U.S. subsidiary of state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) said it is holding “active conversions with our counterparts in Aruba and hopeful that we will reach a solution for future work together.”
 
Aruba said on Monday it expects the contract to be overhauled or terminated due to U.S. sanctions against Venezuela that have hampered production.

Top hotels sued for 'industry-wide failures' to prevent sex trafficking

NEW YORK--Landmark U.S. legal action was filed on Monday accusing several major hotel groups of profiting from sex trafficking on behalf of 13 women who claimed they were sold for sex in hotel rooms.

Agreement signed for renovation Courthouse Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG--Last week the Joint Court of Justice signed a construction agreement with Leeward Island Construction Company LICCOM for repairs and renovation of the historical Courthouse in the heart of Philipsburg.

Hotel art wall exceeded height allowed in building regulations

MARIGOT--The colourful murals on the perimeter wall fronting Hotel Mercure in Baie Nettle may be in jeopardy since a court ruling in Marigot deemed the height of the wall exceeds that permitted in the building regulations.