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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs addresses halt of fifth tranche of liquidity support

Philipsburg – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs expresses grave concern for the future of relations within the Kingdom, when out of one side of their mouths, the Dutch Government claims it is looking out for the welfare of the people of St. Maarten and continuously seeks ways and means to move the goal post even after conditions have been met and agreements More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, May 13th, 2021
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Knops withholds liquidity support and bashes Prime Minister Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG — State Secretary Knops has put the fifth tranche of liquidity support on hold until the government has acted “sufficiently vigorous” to rectify the problems at Princess Juliana International More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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Audit Chamber report: Personalized License Plates

PHILIPSBURG -– The General Audit Chamber submitted its report entitled “Mini audit: Implementation of personalized license plates” to Parliament today. The report highlights the possibilities of implementing More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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St. Maarten requests follow up on loan agreement for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG -– Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs questions follow-through from the Netherlands on liquidity support and requests Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte’s intervention to address unnecessary More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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Schiphol alarmed about airport’s corporate governance

PHILIPSBURG -- Schiphol International director Kjell Kloosterziel expressed his “profound concerns” about the corporate governance of the Princess Juliana International Airport and about the airport holding. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Minister De Weever shifts focus to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG -– Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic, and Transportation (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever has decided to take up her seat in Parliament. “After careful consideration during this delicate time More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
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Ombudman submits austerity measures for review to Constitutional Court

PHILIPSBURG — The office of the Ombudsman has submitted three national ordinances that regulate salary cuts for employees in the (semi) public sector for review to the Constitutional Court. The Ombudsman asks More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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PM Jacobs refuses to sign implementation agenda and demands liquidity support first

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs demands that the Netherlands provides 39 million guilders ($21.8 million) in liquidity support to St. Maarten before she signs the implementation agenda of the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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St. Maarten and the Netherlands meet over liquidity support

Philipsburg –- On Monday, March 29, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and her support staff were invited to a meeting arranged by the Dutch representative’s office with State Secretary Knops. The meeting More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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PM Jacobs: “I never-ever flip-flopped”

PHILIPSBURG — MP Solange Ludmilla Duncan chairs the permanent parliamentary committee on Constitutional Affairs and Decolonization but during an interview on the USp-radio talk show The Review hosted by Khalil More...






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