Finance Minister clarifies claim of 2019 budget delay

Finance Minister Perry Geerlings 20180717

PHILIPSBURG—Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings has every intention of delivering the final budget for 2019 to Parliament of St. Maarten before the December 15, 2018 deadline but says he will take the time necessary to “fine tune” the budget. Hi statement came as a reaction to media reports on Monday that the 2019 budget will not be ready for More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Notaries accept short term solution for Kadaster

PHILIPSBURG — On Sunday, July 15th, 2018, in an invited comment regarding the expiration of the ultimatum issued by the notaris, minister of Finance, Perry Geerlings, stated that the notaries have accepted More...

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By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Geerlings tells over 100 civil servants restructuring government is a priority

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings outlined critical elements of his strategic plan focused on driving efficiency and restructuring government, during an introductory meeting with over 100 More...

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By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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First US$55M Grant from the Sint Maarten Trust Fund for Recovery & Resilience

PHILIPSBURG — July 12, 2018 — Sint Maarten Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and World Bank Country Director, Tahseen Sayed, signed yesterday the first grant of the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Mullet Bay land worth 460 million guilders at the heart of Ennia’s pension problems

PHILIPSBURG – Over the weekend, reports reaching our news desk indicated that the Prosecutor’s Office in Curacao at the behest of the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) requested the assistance of More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Central Banks should take leading role in financial innovation

Willemstad/Philipsburg — ‘There’s an important role to play for central banks in adopting a proactive approach and giving direction to the changes and innovations that are currently affecting the financial More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Minister Johnson Statement regarding Qredits

On Tuesday we read the headline in the daily paper, “Qredits discontinues soft-loan programme.” The information in the newspaper was based on a press release that was issued by Qredits in the Netherlands. I More...

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By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Prime Minister’s address to Parliament on National Recovery & Resilience Plan

PHILIPSBURG, June 21, 2018 – Madam Chair, After months of intensive preparations, I’m pleased to present two important documents to Parliament today: (1) the National Recovery and Resilience Plan of Sint Maarten, More...

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By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Discipline with financial management Bonaire is troublesome”

Kralendijk — During its visit to Bonaire on June 19th, the Board of financial supervision Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Cft) expressed its concerns to the Executive Council and the Island Council. The More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Budget control and related risks is insufficient; without additional measures a new deficit for 2018 is unavoidable”

Willemstad — During its visit to Curaçao, the Board of financial supervision of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Cft) indicated that more insight and better management are needed in the execution of the budget. More...