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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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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...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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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...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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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...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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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...