Published On: Tue, Apr 14th, 2020

The muddy waters of political pensions

Government Administration Building with Flags- 20200220 JHPHILIPSBURG – For decades politicians in St. Maarten have been freewheeling towards their old age pension: from their already impressive salaries they never paid a penny for it. If Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion is good for his word, this is about to change – but no matter what he wants to regulate by law, politicians will always be better off than the ordinary working people.

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