Financial supervisor severely criticizes draft budget amendment

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By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – The board financial supervision (Cft) has expressed severe criticism about the draft amendment to St. Maarten’s 2018 budget. In a ten-page letter to Finance Minister Perry Geerlings Cft-chairman Raymond Gradus identifies no less then twelve issues that require adjustment. The supervisor’s main conclusion is that More...

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SMDF Meetss with Council of Ministers - 20181022
By The Publisher On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

SMDF meets Council of Ministers

Photo caption: Recently, St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) took a pause from its regular activities to meet with the Council of Ministers. In the meeting, SMDF took the opportunity to formally update the Ministers More...

Ombudsman Sint Maarten Nilda Arduin
By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Ombudsman starts Systemic Investigation regarding PJIAE’s procurement process

Philipsburg — The Ombudsman, Dr. Nilda Arduin, has started a systemic investigation at the level of the functionally responsible Minister, into the procurement process/Procurement Management Policy of Princess More...

PM Leona Romeo PSS Tour
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 4th, 2018

PM visits PSS new location

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin visits Postal Services Sint Maarten new location at former Civil Registry Building PHILIPSBURG – On Wednesday afternoon, Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin visited the new location More...

vromi minister giterson visit vvrp curacao
By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Giterson Working To Improve Functionality of VROMI Departments

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) Miklos Giterson recently returned from a working visit to the Ministry of Traffic, Transport and Urban Planning More...

Drs. Nichalin Martina (Tax Office Bonaire) visits Minister of Finance 20092018
By The Publisher On Monday, September 24th, 2018

Minister Geerlings receives Director Tax Administration Caribbean Netherlands

~ ‘Further talks on collaboration as part of the restructuring Tax Office’ ~ Philipsburg – Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings received Nichalin Martina, Director of Belastingdienst Caribisch Nederland (B/CN) More...

Minister Stuart Johnson visit St. Maarten House
By The Publisher On Friday, September 21st, 2018

Minister Johnson visits St. Maarten House

~ says strengthening TEATT’s NL link is vital ~ Den Haag/Philipsburg – Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication the Honourable Stuart Johnson discussed a number of topics such More...

King Willem Alexander - Troonrede 2018 - Photo
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Troonrede 2018 – the unabridged translation

“Post-war history tells a story of progress and improvement” THE HAGUE – On Tuesday, King Willem-Alexander opened the new parliamentary year in the Ridderzaal in The Hague with the traditional Troonrede. More...

Minister Wycliffe Smith at Sr. Regina School
By The Publisher On Monday, September 17th, 2018

Minister Smith Visits Sr. Regina School – Apologises for Error Made in Presentation to Parliament

Philipsburg, September 17, 2018 — Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, the Honourable Wycliffe Smith visited the Sister Regina Primary School on Monday to personally apologize to the Principal, More...

Cabinets of the Kingdom and BZK at the Sint Maarten Cabinet
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary of St. Maarten hosts informative session for Policy Staff BZK

THE HAGUE — The Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary was the location for the informative session between the three Cabinets of the Ministers Plenipotentiary and the Ministry of Interior Affairs and Kingdom More...