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Tag archive for ‘conditions’
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, September 11th, 2020
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Third tranche of liquidity support remains elusive

THE HAGUE – The outcome of the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting of Friday cannot come as a surprise to anyone. “As long as St. Maarten does not agree with the core of the package, a fruitful discussion More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Knops: No liquidity support without agreement about conditions

THE HAGUE – The third tranche of liquidity support will only become available after St. Maarten has met all the conditions attached to the second tranche and after there is a clear political agreement about the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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CCSU members files official complaint against Government of St. Maarten

GREAT BAY — The members of the Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU), known in Dutch as the GOA, filed an official complaint with the Ombudsman against the Government of St. Maarten on Friday August 21, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
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Government still struggles with conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten has a fundamental difference of opinion with financial supervisor Cft about the conditions attached to the second tranche of liquidity support, Finance Minister Ardwell Irion said during More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Dutch intervention in Aruba with RST and National Detective Agency raises eyebrows

PHILIPSBURG – Alarm bells ought to go off in the Council of Ministers after learning of the Dutch demand that Aruba gives the RST (Detective Cooperation Team) and the National Detective Agency the authority to More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Editorial: Caribbean Reform Entity

The words of an insider: “We have met the conditions to get liquidity support via the 1st tranche and via the 2nd tranche. To get the 3rd tranche, we have to give up the country.” This seems to the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Will the Caribbean Reform Entity become a reality?

  PHILIPSBURG – The number of corona-virus infections has pushed attention for the Caribbean Reform Entity (CRE) to the background – but it is still there. Since Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs left More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Rejected? Yes; no; well, maybe

By Hilbert Haar I always thought that when a woman says no she means no but apparently the rules in politics are different. This thought crossed my mind after reading the press release from the Prime Minister’s More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
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Reform Entity: healthcare and education systems need improvement

PHILIPSBURG – The Caribbean Reform Entity (CRE) – if it ever becomes a reality – will take measures to reform the education systems in Curacao, Aruba, and St. Maarten and also look for ways to improve More...