Tag archive for ‘announcement’
By The Publisher On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Aruba’s decision to borrow locally is “the same as printing money”

PHILIPSBURG – Aruba has reportedly a deal with a consortium of local banks for a loan in an attempt to get away from the conditions the kingdom has attached to the provision of liquidity support. Prime Minister More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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A coup at the Social Economic Council (SER)

By Hilbert Haar When any government announces the “restructuring” of a board or of any organization that is supposed to be independent from the political decision makers, I always become a bit suspicious. The More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Duncan: Nearly impossible to revoke a person’s permanent residence permit

PHILIPSBURG — Former Minister of Justice and Attorney at Law Roland E. Duncan says that it is nearly impossible to revoke a person’s permanent residence permit. It is difficult to send them back to More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Central Bank allows moratorium on all loans

PHILIPSBURG — The Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten already took steps to counter the effects of the corona-virus crisis in March. At least one of these measures seems to be at odds with statements More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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Prime Minister Jacobs: “Shops will reopen on Thursday”

PHILIPSBURG — As of Thursday April 16th, Government will allow more residents to access grocery stores and supermarkets within their neighborhoods. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (NA) announced the easing More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Schools Closed on Tuesday

~ Fire Dept./ODM/Ministry MECYS: Schools Closed on Tuesday. Coastal residents advised to be vigilant. Swimmers stay away from the beach. ~ GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Minister Johnson spinned the Vidanova airport-funding story

PHILIPSBURG – Financing a US pre-clearance facility at the airport is not part of a refinancing proposal by Curacao-based pension fund Vidanova, as Minister Stuart Johnson (Tourism and Economic Affairs) claimed More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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New Prison Director appointed

PHILIPSBURG — The government has appointed Drs. Alwin Queeli as the new Interim Prison Director for the Pointe Blanche Prison. This was announced by the Justice Minister Cornelius De Weever during the weekly More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Teachers and educators to meet on behavioral management

PHILIPSBURG — Teachers and educators will be attending meetings today and tomorrow on a training program on behavioral management which is geared to address the behavior children in the classroom and the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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VROMI announces daily closing of landfill dump site at 6pm

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), Miklos Giterson, informs the general public that as of today, August 9th, the main landfill will close at 6pm More...