Ministry of General Affairs targets optimization of public services for budgetary year 2019

PM Leona Romeo-Marlin in Parliament with COM - Budget 2019

PHILIPSBURG -- The priority of the Ministry of General Affairs for the 2019 National Budget would be focused on maximizing opportunities and optimizing public services, as emphasized by General Affairs Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin during the Parliament Meeting on Monday, June 24. The Public Service Center (PSC) Department continuously strives More...

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PM AT GOV SYMPOSIUM
By The Publisher On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Prime Minister Romeo-Marlin address challenges and opportunities on shaping St. Maarten’s Economic Recovery

CUPECOY — Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Governor Eugene Holiday addressed the challenges and opportunities on shaping sustainable economic recovery in St. Maarten at the 8th Governor’s Symposium More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Government studies alternatives for waste-to-energy plant for dump

PHILIPSBURG – While the parliamentary committee for Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) debated last week the proposal for the construction of a waste-to-energy plant with the More...

MinAGZ SXM House The Hague MP Luc Mercelina visits Cabinet
By The Publisher On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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MP Dr. Mercelina pays a courtesy visit to the Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten and her Cabinet

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Member of Parliament (MP) L.F.E. Mercelina, during a private visit to the Netherlands to attend a medical symposium, made use of the opportunity to pay a visit to the Cabinet More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, May 6th, 2019
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World Bank trust fund disbursed $21 million in first six months

PHILIPSBURG -- Sint Maarten needs $2.3 billion for the next seven years to overcome the impact of Hurricane Irma. This estimate was already published last summer in the country’s National Recovery and Resilience More...

Electoral Reform Committee
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Prime Minister Romeo Marlin resumes discussions on Electoral Reform

PHILIPSBURG – On March 22nd, the newly formed workgroup on electoral reform met for the first time led by Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin. As outlined in the Governing Program “Building a Sustainable Sint More...

Bingo Balls
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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No control on number games since 2009

PHILIPSBURG — Gamblers who put their money on number games whereby the numbers are drawn with bingo balls could have a problem on their hands. Minister Stuart Johnson (Tourism and Economic Affairs) told the More...

PM Leona Romeo-Marlin - 20 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Prime Minister to look into the high cost of rents

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin has promised to look into the high cost of rentals by home owners which is spiraling out of control following the hurricanes of 2017. Marlin in her capacity More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Government wants to establish a bodyguard unit – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG — The government wants to renovate and equip the waiting room and the conference room of the Council of Ministers on the fourth floor of the government building for 800,000 guilders (close to More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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There is a hole in the budget

POND ISLAND — The draft 2019 budget closes with a deficit of 67.2 million guilders. The government projects 478.8 million in expenditures this year and 411.6 million guilders in revenue. The tax office project More...