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Tag archive for ‘budget’
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Recovery plan and European budget: major advances for overseas territories like St. Martin and St.Barth

FRENCH SAINT MARTIN — The agreement reached this week at the European Council marks an important step in the recovery of Europe: the budget of the European Union for the period 2021-2027 is increased to €1,074 More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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“Sint Maarten is Still Broke!” Cyntje speaks on St. Maarten’s budget

~ Adonis Cyntje speaks on St. Maarten’s budget ~ Dear Editor, During last week’s press briefing, the Minister of Finance informed one of the reporters about Sint Maarten’s current liquidity status. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Government cuts electricity budget for schools

PHILIPSBURG — The power consumption at public schools varies wildly it appears from the draft 2019 budget. The government intends to save more than 46,000 guilders ($25,720) in 2019 on the electricity bills More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Financial supervisor severely criticizes draft budget amendment

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – The board financial supervision (Cft) has expressed severe criticism about the draft amendment to St. Maarten’s 2018 budget. In a ten-page letter to Finance Minister Perry Geerlings More...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Geerlings tells over 100 civil servants restructuring government is a priority

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings outlined critical elements of his strategic plan focused on driving efficiency and restructuring government, during an introductory meeting with over 100 More...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Budget control and related risks is insufficient; without additional measures a new deficit for 2018 is unavoidable”

Willemstad — During its visit to Curaçao, the Board of financial supervision of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Cft) indicated that more insight and better management are needed in the execution of the budget. More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Dump gets hardly attention in draft budget

PHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) does not spend a word on the situation at the dump in the draft 2018 budget.  Under a heading that addresses More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Cft criticizes financial management again

PHILIPSBURG – Financial supervisor Cft has advised Minister of Finance Mike Ferrier to hire external technical assistance to put the government’s financial administration and financial management in order. Cft-chairman More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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94% of households need at least 2222 USD a month to survive

PHILIPSBURG — Not 75% of the households in Sint Maarten but at least 94% of the households in Sint Maarten cannot survive monthly and live in poverty with an household income of less than 4000 ANG or 2222 More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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CFT: “An adopted 2018 budget and get the economy rolling again are top priorities for Sint Maarten”

Philipsburg — The Cft board has visited St. Maarten and Saba this week. It was the first visit of Cft after the devastating Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September. On Saba we discussed financial and reconstruction More...