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Minister of Finance launches corporate governance traineeship

POND ISLAND — The Ministry of Finance is launching a pilot program for corporate governance and supervisory board member traineeship. The Ministry of Finance hopes to attract young professionals interested in learning about good corporate governance, becoming a member of a Supervisory Board or Managing Board and we have developed a tailor-made More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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Evaluating politicians: “Everyone is selfish”

PHILIPSBURG — The boys and girls at Teen Times are having a lot of fun with their annual evaluation of local politicians. They do their homework on this topic, and they don’t mince their words either. For More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
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Doing business in St. Maarten: bottlenecks and solutions (part 1)

1. The Licensing system PHILIPSBURG — Establishing a business in St. Maarten is an at times an expensive road littered with stumbling blocks. The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations and the Ministry More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
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PM Jacobs launches electoral reform campaign

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs “spearheads” an electoral reform campaign, a press release from the Ministry of General Affairs states. The release announces the initiative for a survey to More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 1st, 2022
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Minister Lawrence steps down

PHILIPSBURG — Roger Lawrence has stepped down as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication, citing health reasons. The Council of Ministers received Lawrence’s resignation during More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 22nd, 2022
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Kingdom puts liquidity support on hold

PHILIPSBURG / THE HAGUE — St. Maarten has started to pay out vacation allowances without a positive advice from financial supervisor Cft and without permission from the Kingdom Council of Ministers (KCoM), More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 14th, 2022
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Second Annual Justice Week Conference a Success for St. Maarten

Philipsburg – The Ministry of Justice held the second annual Justice Week Conference 2022 hosted by the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson from Monday, July 11, 2022, through Wednesday, July 13, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 7th, 2022
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Prime Minister Jacobs not concerned: “I think we still have a majority”

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance-United People’s party governing coalition continues discussions with members of parliament about their willingness to leave the opposition benches. But Prime Minister More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
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Audit Chamber doubts whether lowering rental costs is feasible

PHILIPSBURG — “We question if the goals set forth in the country package are realistic,” the General Audit Chamber states in its audit on the possibilities of rent reduction for government. Prime Minister More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 30th, 2022
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PFP: VROMI Minister is playing stalling tactics to avoid accountability

PHILIPSBURG – Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson are not surprised by the deliberate stalling tactics played by the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, More...