Minister Geerlings commences with stakeholder sessions about Tax Transformation Plan to Secure Country’s Future

MinFIN SER Session

POND ISLAND – Minister Geerlings is presenting his Tax Transformation plan to all key stakeholders on Sint Maarten. On May 23 and June 10th, the Minister of Finance Hon. Perry Geerlings presented the Government’s Tax Transformation Plan to the Social Economic Council (SER). During the Minister’s presentation, Geerlings highlighted the urgent More...

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MP Luc Mercelina - Budget Presentation 24 June 2019
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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Mercelina-motion tackles Minister Lee

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A constitutional revolution

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By The Publisher On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Another motion of no-confidence

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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MP William Marlin slams the State Secretary and the Dutch Government during speech in Parliament

Dubs State Secretary Raymond Knops the “President of Sint Maarten”. PHILIPSBURG — Instead of delving his time into discussing allocations in the 2019 National Budget, MP William Marlin on Tuesday More...

MP Luc Mercelina - Budget Presentation 24 June 2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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MP Mercelina tackles national health insurance plan again

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By The Publisher On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Sarah: Parliament requests investigation into “integrity of our passport system”

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Governor Holiday at Symposium June 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Steps must be taken for our country to be resilient

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By The Publisher On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Global Ports Holding eyeballs the cruise port in St. Maarten

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Screengrab Jeroen Kuipers
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Prosecutor: Heyliger got his passport back immediately upon second request

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