Tag archive for ‘budget’
By The Publisher On Friday, February 9th, 2018

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...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Ferrier on saving money: lights out at the government building

PHILIPSBURG – “We still don’t know how much of the €550 million Dutch recovery fund will be a grant and how much will be a loan,” Finance Minister Mike Ferrier said at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Millions for training hospitality workers

PHILIPSBURG – The amendment to the 2017 budget contains a provision of 8 million guilders for a training program for employees in the hospitality sector, Finance Minister Richard Gibson said yesterday afternoon More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 11th, 2017

Government out of money by month’s end

PHILIPSBURG – The government will run out of money by the end of this month. This appears from a letter Cft-chairman Raymond Gradus sent to Finance Minister Richard Gibson about the proposal to amend the 2017 More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 5th, 2017

President of Parliament wants the financial position of Government presented to Parliament

Philipsburg — The President of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams has convened an urgent meeting of Parliament to hear from Government what the financial outlook of the country is. The President of Parliament More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Cft: “Curacao Budget 2017 developing inadequately”

Willemstad – During its visit to Curaçao, the Board of financial supervision Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Cft) indicated that the implementation of the 2017 budget was under great pressure. Revenue enhancing More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

“We want discussion, not instruction”

PM Marlin at info session for top civil servants: “We want discussion, not instruction” GREAT BAY (DCOMM) – The Council of Ministers hosted an information session last Friday for the secretaries general More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Minister Gibson: mixed feelings about new loan agreement

GREAT BAY – Finance Minister Richard Gibson disagrees with the opinion of financial supervisor Cft that the 2016 budget no longer meets the requirements of the kingdom law financial supervision. The Cft informed More...