Prime Minister confirms that the $100 million is only for the airport reconstruction

PM Leona Romeo Marlin - Pressbriefing 23 Jan 2019

PHILIPSBURG—Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin has confirmed that the 100 million Euros that is being acquired from the World Bank and the European Investment Bank is only being used for the reconstruction of the Princess Juliana International airport. “This has nothing to do with loss of revenues or anything else,” she said. However political More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, January 20th, 2019
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Prime Minister and Minister of Finance successfully negotiate 15 million dollar bridge loan for the Airport

PHILIPSBURG – Last week, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings travelled to the Netherlands to successfully negotiate and secure a bridge loan amounting up to 15 million US More...

New Government Administration Building
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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No clear indication on when the financing will become available for the airport

PHILIPSBURG — There has been no clear indication from the Council of Ministers of how long it will take to pay back the Euros 100 million which was offered to the Government of St. Maarten from the Netherlands More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Council of Ministers supports airport financing through the World Bank and European Investment Bank

PHILIPSBURG – Over the past months, the Government of Sint Maarten has worked closely with the Netherlands, the World Bank and the European Investment Bank to secure the necessary funding for the full recovery More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Council of Ministers appoints Claret Connor as Director of National Recovery Program Bureau

PHILIPSBURG – On Wednesday January 9th, during the Council of Ministers Press Briefing, Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin confirmed the appointment by the Council of Ministers of Claret Connor as Director of More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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Prime Minister Romeo-Marlin signs Grant Agreement for Debris and Landfill project

PHILIPSBURG – On Friday, December 21, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin signed the grant agreement with the World Bank for the Emergency Debris Management Project. This agreement provides US$ 25 million in funding More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Prime Minister of Sint Maarten responds to reports of the General Audit Chamber and the World Bank

PHILIPSBURG -– On December 14th, the General Audit Chamber of the Netherlands released a focus study on the contribution of the Netherlands to the recovery and reconstruction of Sint Maarten. This report recognizes More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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St. Maarten still a billion short after Dutch recovery-aid

Philipsburg – The total cost for the execution of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) have been estimated at €1.9 billion ($2.15 billion). The €550 million ($622 million) the Netherlands More...

Minister Emil Lee signing cooperation agreement
By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Ministry of VSA sign health cooperation agreement with French Government

On Monday December 3rd, Minister of Public Health Emil Lee and Regional General Director Mrs. Valerie Denux of the French Government signed the long awaited MOU to solidify a structural working relationship between More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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SMMC receives building permit for new hospital

CAY HILL — St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) is elated to announce that it has officially received the building permit for the construction of the new hospital for which a groundbreaking ceremony is planned More...