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2018 Budget voting list Parliament
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Parliament approves 2018 budget

PHILIPSBURG – Parliament approved the 2018 budget on Tuesday evening shortly after 8 p.m. with 8 votes in favor and 5 votes against. Thus the government met the kingdom’s demand for an approved budget no later More...

Emerald case investigation
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Budget 2018: A patchwork of little known facts

PHILIPSBURG – The second day of the 2018 budget debate went through the motions on Tuesday morning and continued into the afternoon until the meeting was adjourned until 6.30 p.m. to give ministers the time to More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Kingdom puts pressure on deadline for 2018 budget

PHILIPSBURG – The Central Committee meeting about the 2018 budget continues on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. under pressure of a deadline set by State Secretary Raymond Knops who demanded on Wednesday morning an More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Dump gets hardly attention in draft budget

PHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) does not spend a word on the situation at the dump in the draft 2018 budget.  Under a heading that addresses More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

No new initiatives in draft budget

PHILIPSBURG – The accumulated deficits on the national budget increase to a total of 486.2 million guilders in 2020. The government projects that 2021 will be the first year when the budget shows a slim surplus More...

CFT Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Friday, February 9th, 2018

CFT: “An adopted 2018 budget and get the economy rolling again are top priorities for Sint Maarten”

Philipsburg — The Cft board has visited St. Maarten and Saba this week. It was the first visit of Cft after the devastating Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September. On Saba we discussed financial and reconstruction More...

smmc hospital
By The Publisher On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Minister Lee approved budget financing for SMMC

Philipsburg — Minister Lee on Friday afternoon, January 12th, met with the Sint Maarten Consumer Coalition coordinators to address their concerns with the Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) tariff increase More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, December 29th, 2017

Parliament passes budget 2017 amendments

Philipsburg — Parliament passes the budget 2017 amendments with 10 votes for and 0 against. Today Members of Parliament sat in an urgent plenary public meeting in the General Assembly Chamber of the House More...

Valerie Giterson - USM Board President
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

University turns down rescue-budget; memorandum of understanding remains a secret

PHILIPSBURG – “What is the big secret? That memorandum of understanding should not be confidential,” said an exasperated UP-MP Tamara Leonard on Tuesday morning during the continued central committee meeting More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Cft: “Curacao Budget 2017 developing inadequately”

Willemstad – During its visit to Curaçao, the Board of financial supervision Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Cft) indicated that the implementation of the 2017 budget was under great pressure. Revenue enhancing More...