Tag archive for ‘advice’
New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

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

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

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...

Angry Waves at Belair
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Coastal residents advised to have plans in place for storm surge flooding

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Coastal residents are advised to have plans in place for possible storm surge in the event of a passing hurricane along the south coastal areas of the country. Office of Disaster More...

Maurice Lake
By The Publisher On Friday, June 1st, 2018

Open letter from Maurice Lake to all Community Councils

Dear Editor, I have listened, heard, and read the recent discussions and workshops on hurricane preparedness. For this Hurricane season which officially starts June 1st, 2018. As a Community spirited person, my More...

CFT Sint Maarten chairman Gradius
By The Publisher On Monday, April 30th, 2018

Cft urges Minister Ferrier to hire technical assistance

PHILIPSBURG – Financial supervisor Cft  urges Minister Mike Ferrier (Finance) to hire technical assistance to increase the capacity at the finance department, including the tax inspectorate. “Possibly technical More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Friday, January 26th, 2018

Parliament seeks advice on dissolution decree

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliament will ask the Council of Advice for a legal opinion about the constitutionality of the November 10 decree to dissolve the Parliament, to call elections for February 26, and to install More...

St. Maarten Government Flag
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

CPS advises persons at risk to get their flu vaccine

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Influenza, better known as the flu, is a highly contagious viral infection. Unlike the common cold, influenza can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications such More...

Wycliffe Smith
By The Publisher On Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Sint Maarten Deserves a Stable Coalition Government

After the new interim UP/DP/Brownbill government is sworn in, Sint Maarten would have had seven coalition governments in seven years. This is an average of one government per year. If we also count the number of More...

Political Parties 2016
By The Publisher On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Unpaid Advice to political parties

Philipsburg — We found the following unpaid advice to political parties on Facebook. Good advice that we felt compelled to share with our readership as Postulation Day approaches on Monday, November 13th, More...