Tag archive for ‘financial management’
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 5th, 2023

Poor financial management remains a concern

PHILIPSBURG — That the country’s financial management leaves a lot to be desired is no secret. Cft-chairman Raymond Gradus underlines in a letter dated January 31 to St. Maarten’s Minister of Finance More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 4th, 2021

Audit Chamber has its financial management under control

PHILIPSBURG — The General Audit Chamber shows in its 2020 annual report that its financial management is in good shape and that the organization lives up to promise to deliver its annual report to parliament More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Minister Geerlings: “Unable to maintain current expense-levels”

PHILIPSBURG –Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings painted a dramatic picture of the country’s financial position during the handling of the draft 2019 budget on Monday. “An example of the way of thinking in More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 28th, 2019

Curacao’s agreement with the Dutch: heaven or hell?

PHILIPSBURG — Last week Curacao’s Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath signed an agreement with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. It’s rather optimistic title is ‘Samenwerkingsconvenant Groeistrategie Curacao’ More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 4th, 2018

MP Smith urges Parliament to be pro-active

PHILIPSBURG – MP Wycliffe Smith (SMCP) got almost instant satisfaction from his remark during Thursday’s Central Committee meeting about the 2018 budget that Parliament should be more involved in the country’s More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

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 Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

University’s financial management under fire

PHILIPSBURG – Minister Silveria Jacobs (Education) expressed doubts about the University of St. Martin’s (USM) financial management at yesterday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. She has asked SOAB, the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Financial management

That the country’s financial management needs improvement is old news. But that the books are altered after the fact is something new. Apparently that happened in 2015 if we go by the letter from the Cft to the More...