Tag archive for ‘government’
Money US Dollars
By The Publisher On Saturday, November 30th, 2019

“Public statement is a blemish on the whole Kingdom”

PHILIPSBURG – The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) issued a public statement against St. Maarten during its fiftieth plenary meeting in Antigua last week. This is due to the country’s failure to More...

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs
By Online Editor On Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Overview of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs’ First Week in Office

Philipsburg— Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs reports on her first week in office. The much-lamented woes of the reconstruction of PJIA was the first order of business, with meetings, presentations and the sharing More...

CDEMA - St. Maarten Government to co-host Disaster Conference
By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

St. Maarten Government to co-host Disaster Conference December 2-6

Philipsburg — The Government of St. Maarten will co-host the 11th Edition of the Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

The National Ombudsman will visit Bonaire, Saba and Statia in November

CARIBBEAN –This November, the National Ombudsman’s team will be visiting the Caribbean Netherlands. Three times a year, the researchers come to Bonaire, Saba, and Statia to assist residents with their More...

Formateur Jacobs forms new Interim Ministers Cabinet
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Formateur Jacobs forms new Interim Ministers Cabinet

On September 22, 2019, a shift in the majority in Parliament took place resulting in the request to form a new government and in the decision of the outgoing government to dissolve parliament and call new elections More...

Governor Eugene Holiday - Story
By Online Editor On Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Governor Holiday receives final report from formateur S. Jacobs

Harbour View – On Saturday evening, November 16, 2019, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency Drs. E.B. Holiday received the final report from Formateur Ms. S. Jacobs. The Formateur has accepted the commission More...

Government and Unions of Civil Servants in Curaçao
By Online Editor On Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Government and Unions of Civil Servants in Curaçao reach Agreement on Priority List for the next six months

~ To achieve more efficiency and effectiveness in the functioning of public administration and to reduce personnel expenses ~ Willemstad, October 30, 2019 – During an informal meeting that took place on the 29th More...

Sarah Wescot-Williams - U 2 Can Move founder
By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Sarah: Government smartly secures unanimous support for AML/CTF legislation; Opposing MPs make an about-face

PHILIPSBURG — The changes to the Criminal Code as submitted by former Minister of Justice, Cornelius de Weever, were passed on Friday, October 11th, unanimously in Parliament. The Civil, Criminal and Criminal More...

Roofs - Boardwalk
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Government stonewalls questions about responsibility for Hurricane Irma looting

PHILIPSBURG – The White and Yellow Cross Foundation’s attempts to get answers from the government about who is to blame for the large-scale looting that occurred in the wake of Hurricane Irma in September 2017 More...

Solar panels on roof
By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Not going solar: how St. Maarten ignored its own energy policy

PHILIPSBURG – On April 24, 2014, the Council of Ministers approved a rather unique document: the National Energy Policy for Country Sint Maarten. The document has an ambitious subtitle: Towards a sustainable development. More...