Tag archive for ‘projects’
National Recovery Planning Bureau NRPB office building - 20200223 JH
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 21st, 2020

NRPB negotiates extension of trust fund deadline

PHILIPSBURG – “A high-level overview of the Trust Fund, applicable procedures, ongoing projects and challenges.” This is how the National Reconstruction Program Bureau (NRPB) describes the Focus Audit on More...

shta - Crystal Pineapple Awards
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 18th, 2018

SHTA OP-ED: Economic Recovery Process Too Slow

SHTA thanks the Netherlands for the generous support, primarily provided through the Trust Fund set up with the World Bank but also the funds spent on early help and recovery projects as well as the liquidity support More...

Trust Fund steering committee meet SMHDF
By The Publisher On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Irma Recovery and Resilience Trust Fund Steering Committee met on Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – On July 11-13, 2018, the Steering Committee of the Sint Maarten Recovery and Resilience Trust Fund attended the signing of the first Emergency Recovery Grant financed by the Trust Fund – More...

Culture Hold Historic Meeting
By Desk Editor On Friday, July 13th, 2018

Dutch & French Departments of Culture Hold Historic Meeting

Marigot — The Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) on Sint Maarten and the Department of Culture within the Overseas Collectivité of St. Martin held a More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

First US$55M Grant from the Sint Maarten Trust Fund for Recovery & Resilience

PHILIPSBURG — July 12, 2018 — Sint Maarten Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and World Bank Country Director, Tahseen Sayed, signed yesterday the first grant of the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction More...

min giterson at RIF copy
By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Minister Giterson attends Resilient Infrastructure Forum

PHILIPSBURG — On June 26th, 27th and 28th Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) Miklos Giterson attended the Resilient Infrastructure Forum (RIF) for Latin More...

Saba and Statia
By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

SFC concludes successful working visit and funding information session on Saba & Statia

Philipsburg — The project advisor of the ‘Samenwerkende Fondsen Caribbean or SFC’ (‘Cooperating Foundations for the Dutch Caribbean’) on Sint Maarten, whom caters to the islands of Sint Maarten, Saba More...

Minister Cornelius de Weever pic
By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Minister De Weever calls on nation to give ideas for the Golden 50 Carnival 2019

POND ISLAND — Sint Maarten — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF), the entity that organizes the annual Carnival festivities, this week started a campaign to garner ideas for the 50th More...

St. Maarten landfill dump on fire smoking
By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

VROMI waste forum initiates dialogue among stakeholders

The Ministry of VROMI hosted a waste forum last week Thursday, which was moderated by Mr. Jan Beaujon. The forum, which carried the theme, “No time to waste,” attracted a full house of attendees at the government More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Who is fooling who?

By Hilbert Haar A cornered cat tends to make unexpected and at times weird moves, a Dutch expression suggests. This applies to a certain extent to MP Frans Richardson whom one could label – with a stretch of the More...