Tag archive for ‘advice’
Karel Frielink
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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VISION

~ 30 May 2015 • Column by Karel Frielink ~ It’s a complaint often heard: the government lacks vision. What really is a vision? If it is about a country, in our case the Country of Curacao, a vision is an inspiring More...

Minister of Education Rodolphe Samuel
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Minister of Education encourages parents to be ready for school Monday

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Education drs. Rodolphe Samuel issued a public statement on Thursday, Ascension Day, encouraging parents to be ready for school on Monday, May 25th, 2020. The minister especially More...

CBCS Central Bank Head Offce in St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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CBCS response to media reports regarding foreign exchange reserves

Willemstad/Philipsburg – The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has recommended the governments of Curaçao and Sint Maarten to invoke article 36 of the Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands More...

Emsley Tromp 1
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Dr. Emsley D. Tromp’s take on the CFTs’ recommendations to the RMR

PHILIPSBURG — In response to the advice the CFT has given to the Kingdom Council of Ministers (KCOM; or Rijksministerraad, RMR) on the request of Curacao for financial aid. We believe this analysis of Dr. More...

Raymond Gradius - Chairman Cft
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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CFT board members revolt

PHILIPSBURG – For the first time since its establishment almost ten years ago there is a public row among the board members of the Board financial supervision (Cft). The Cft-members representing St. Maarten (Russell More...

Attorney Co Merx - 2020040602 JH
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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Post Irma revisited: employers are breaking the law

PHILIPSBURG — The coronavirus lockdown has led to a wave of layoffs or salary deductions. “This is a similar situation to Hurricane Irma, when many employers did not pay their employees. Employees who brought More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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CFT: decision about liquidity support by April 15

PHILIPSBURG – The Board Financial Supervision (CFT) has advised the Kingdom Council of Ministers (KCOM) to allow St. Maarten to deviate from article 15 of the consensus kingdom law financial supervision. The More...

New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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Cft budget advice: civil servants and politicians have to pony up

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten has to take more measures to create a budget surplus, the Board financial supervision (Cft) writes in its advice about the 2020 budget to Finance Minister Perry Geerlings. The financial More...

Cdr. Bud Slabbaert at SXM Airport
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Make the microphone rock

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert In about two weeks I’m chairing the 4th annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference on St.Maarten/St.Martin. I’m often asked for advice by speakers. Here we go…. Many conferences suffer More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings
By The Publisher On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Finance Minister confirms Draft Budget Amendment is on track

PHILIPSBURG — Finance Minister, the Honourable Perry Geerlings, says the second Draft Budget Amendment 2018 will be presented to Parliament of Sint Maarten for approval by November 15th, as originally scheduled. The More...