Tag archive for ‘Kingdom Council of Ministers’
By The Publisher On Saturday, May 29th, 2021

Kingdom demands action in exchange for liquidity support

THE HAGUE — The Kingdom Council of Ministers supported in its meeting of Friday, May 28, the decision of State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) to freeze the fifth tranche of liquidity support More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 5th, 2020

New conditions for liquidity support are still unclear

THE HAGUE – St. Maarten, Curacao and Aruba are quite prepared to implement reforms, but not as fast as the Dutch government demands, the NOS reports. The tempo the Netherlands demands in exchange for assistance More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Confusion and uncertainty about help from The Hague

PHILIPSBURG – “We are one Kingdom, we are all in the same boat and will help each other,” said Minister Raymond Knops (CDA) of the Interior and Kingdom Relations ten days ago. But after the reunion More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, April 6th, 2019

When Parliaments speak ….

By Hilbert Haar When parliaments speak, governments have to listen. Those iconic words came from Jeroen Recourt, leader of the Dutch delegation after a meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (Ipko) More...

By Desk Editor On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Minister Plenipotentiary Wuite attends first Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in The Hague

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — Minister Plenipotentiary, the Honorable Drs. Jorien Wuite, on Friday July 7th attended her very first Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting, since taking up her post More...

By Online Editor On Sunday, May 13th, 2018

Council of Ministers nominate Maria Plantz for position on Kingdom Council of State

PHILIPSBURG – The Council of Ministers has put Maria Plantz forward to the Kingdom Council of Ministers as nominee for the position of member of the Kingdom Council of State (Raad van State) as per October 1, 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 Hilbert Haar On Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Political sabre-rattling

By Hilbert Haar Parliament can pass all the motions it wants but it won’t get the government to do something that it does not want to do. After all, a motion is nothing more than a request to the government. Over More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Sarah Wescot-Williams sends urgent letter to Kingdom Council of Ministers

GREAT BAY — Sarah Wescot-Williams today sent an urgent letter to the Dutch Kingdom Council of Ministers (Rijksministerraad) outlining her personal feelings and gratitude for the assistance the Netherlands More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Herbert Domacassé succeeds Hyden Gittens at Cft

Willemstad – The Kingdom Council of Ministers appointed Drs. Herbert F. Domacassé last Friday as a member to the board for financial supervision (Cft) on behalf of the public entities Bonaire, Sint Eustatius More...

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