Tag archive for ‘civil servants’
Door2door Ltiquidity Support - Cartoon
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Liquidity support still up in the air

PHILIPSBURG – The government is still in a bind about the liquidity support it is expecting from the Netherlands for 2018 and 2019. But so far, St. Maarten has not met the conditions the Kingdom Council of Ministers More...

Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 6th, 2020

PM Jacobs unaware of freedom of speech rules for civil servants

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said during Wednesday’s Council of Ministers press briefing in a reaction to the row over a Facebook-video published by the head of the labor department, Peggy Ann More...

New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

The right to freedom of expression for civil servants – an overview

PHILIPSBURG – Where does the right to freedom of expression of civil servants begin and where does it stop? That question becomes relevant in the wake of the Facebook-rant by the head of the labor department, More...

Opinion - St Maarten News
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Does a Facebook-rant justify disciplinary measures?

PHILIPSBURG – Peggy Ann Dros-Richardson, since time immemorial head of the Labor Department is in some serious trouble after she ranted about her job in a Facebook-video. The government has issued a warning letter More...

MinFIN Oath taking ceremony of civil servants - 20191002
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Eleven civil servants in the Ministry of Finance take oath

Minister Geerlings says civil servants the foundation of Sint Maarten’s democracy as 11 take the oath POND ISLAND, Sint Maarten – On Friday September 27, 11 civil servants from the Ministry of Finance took More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Hands off

The times they are a’changin and so is the political makeup of St. Maarten’s government. Once upon a time – and not all that long ago – appointments to key positions, be it as policy advisors or in executive More...

Raymond Jessurun
By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2019

Jessurun: salary cut politicians will affect civil servants

PHILIPSBURG - A cut in the salaries of ministers and parliamentarians means a cut in the salaries of civil servants too. That is the opinion of the chairman of the Anti-Poverty Platform. Drs. Raymond Jessurun. LOGIN More...

New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019

Anti-Poverty Platform criticizes pension reform

PHILIPSBURG -- The Anti-Poverty Platform contests the notion that civil servants will receive a higher pension once the legislation to amend the pension ordinance. Referring to an article in The Daily Herald that More...

New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Pension reform possibly into effect per May 1

PHILIPSBURG -- The government aims to let pension reform for civil servants go into effect per May 1 of this year. With the carnival season almost upon us, parliament will have to move swiftly to get this done. LOGIN More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Civil Servants return from World Bank procurement training in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO – The World Bank Group recently organized a training on the ‘New Procurement Regulations for Investment Project Financing (IPF) Borrowers’ within the Caribbean region. The training More...