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Tag archive for ‘liquidity support’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
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Government bends over backwards for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG / THE HAGUE – St. Maarten will receive the third tranche of liquidity support from the Netherlands – 61.2 million guilders ($34.2 million) – before the end of the year and the Netherlands More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Emmanuel: Dutch gave preview of COHO with latest demands

~ Government should meet urgently, float bond ~ GREAT BAY — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Friday night said that he has no qualms with the COHO deal not seeing the light of day, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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A very bad situation

By Hilbert Haar Now they’ve really done it. I never thought that the government would be so daft to put the livelihood of its citizens at risk by stubbornly refusing to accept the Dutch conditions for liquidity More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Now or never: Knops demands hard guarantees in exchange for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG – The Jacobs-government is facing a tough couple of days. Monday is the last opportunity to create sufficient political support for an agreement with the Kingdom about continued liquidity support. More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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Gracita: Now it not the time to demand 12,5% civil servant’s cut

“PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL TREATMENT VIOLATED”                           Philipsburg, November 19. 2020. Gracita Arrindell said: the billion dollar question facing government and our citizens More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 14th, 2020
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No liquidity support yet but talks have finally started

THE HAGUE / PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten’s needs 61.2 million guilders in liquidity support until the end of 2020 but the government will not get this money yet because it does not meet the requirements for the More...

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 Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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The mother of all challenges

By Hilbert Haar Our island is facing the mother of all challenges – and even that is an understatement. The COVID-19 crises has laid bare what decision makers have known for a very, very long time: it is dangerous More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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PFP urges PM to resume discussions with the Dutch government

PHILIPSBURG — Party for Progress’ Members of Parliament MP Melissa D. Gumbs and MP Rayhean A. Peterson, in a letter sent from Parliament, urge Government to consider the two pieces of advice received More...





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