Tag archive for ‘proposal’
Kendall Dupersoy - Canto photo
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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TelEm-director sends confusing proposal to Prime Minister Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG – In a rather confusing letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, TelEm director Kendall Dupersoy seemingly proposes a 30 percent increase of the maximum income for managers of all government-owned More...

Roland E. Duncan 20200612 AB
By The Publisher On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Duncan: Cut the school subsidies by 12,5% and leave the schools alone (VIDEO)

PHILIPSBURG — In a personal interview with StMaartenNews.com, Chairman of the Board of the St. Maarten Academy PSVE (Preparatory Secondary Vocational Education) Roland E. Duncan called on the government to More...

SXM Airport - PJIA - 2020040501 JH
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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Mingo: Airport personnel cost has to be reduced

AIRPORT — The outcome of an analysis, with the goal to secure the business continuity during the COVID-19 crisis, brought the executive team of the PJIA operating company, PJIAE, to the difficult conclusion More...

Government Building Flags Half-mast
By The Publisher On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Political storm brewing over “unconditional” letter of Minister Plenipotentiary

PHILIPSBURG – There is a political storm brewing over a letter Minister Plenipotentiary René Violenus sent to State Secretary Drs. Raymond Knops on May 20, informing him that St. Maarten has accepted the requirements More...

Omar Ottley (UPP)
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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MP Omar Ottley proposes district shopping

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Omar E. C. Ottley submitted a proposal asking the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson and her staff to allow people to shop within their districts. Ottley stated More...

National Recovery Planning Bureau NRPB office building - 20200223 JH
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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Report: use World Bank Trust Fund money for emergency economic response

PHILIPSBURG – Use the balance of the World Bank Trust Fund to finance a $200 million emergency economic response to support the local economy. That is the focus of a proposal by a private sector task force to More...

Philipsburg Aerial Photo by Aarti Baran
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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IMA fears economic doom with mass closures and layoffs

~ Economic Doom, Mass Closures and Layoffs on the Horizon for Sint Maarten. ~ PHILIPSBURG — In reference to the proposed draft Stimulus Plan, which was made public, the Indian Merchants Association (IMA), More...

Rodolpe Samuel
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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MP Samuel looks at enhancing sports and sporting facilities

PHILIPSBURG — There is a new initiative to seek funding for developing sports and sports facilities on the island. This initiative which was announced by Member of Parliament Rudolph Samuel is expected to More...

Minister Perry Geerlings 6 - proposal
By Online Editor On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Minister Geerlings submits proposal of US$10-15 million to stimulate national economy

POND ISLAND, Sint Maarten – Caretaker Minister of Finance Hon. Perry Geerlings has developed a detailed proposal to grow the economy through a stimulus for micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises. The proposal More...

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams - 20191010
By The Publisher On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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MP Wescot-Williams: “Tread carefully with parliamentary inquiry”

PHILIPSBURG – MP Sarah Wescot-Williams asked some critical questions during Thursday’s central committee meeting about MP Rolando Brison’s initiative proposal to conduct a parliamentary inquiry into Mullet More...