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Tag archive for ‘reconstruction’
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 14th, 2021
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Knops not happy with the way St. Maarten manages its airport

~ Political agreement no guarantee for smooth cooperation ~ THE HAGUE – State Secretary Raymond Knops is not happy with the way St. Maarten manages its airport. This appears from his answer to written question More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Mingo under fire about airport reconstruction and CFO contract

~ Motion passed to have supervisory board evaluate CEO within four weeks ~ PHILIPSBURG – The current state of affairs related to the reconstruction of the airport is “an embarrassment,” airport-director Brian More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Just a pipe dream

By Hilbert Haar Wow, the funding agreements for the airport-reconstruction with the World Bank and the European Investment Bank have finally been signed by the current government. That’s good news for the airport More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Government signs long-overdue funding agreements for airport reconstruction

PHILIPSBURG – In February MP Frans Richardson of the United St. Maarten party (USp) declared during a debate about funding for the reconstruction of the airport terminal in parliament that “The agreement with More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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MP Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson requests meeting to be convened with State Secretary Knops

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, SMCP Member of Parliament Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson submitted a letter to Parliament requesting, through the Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin, that More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Steps must be taken for our country to be resilient

CUPECOY — His Excellency the Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday adequately set the tone for the 2019 Governor’s Symposium which was held at the American University of the Caribbean campus in Cupecoy on Friday. More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Labor Minister speaks out on work permits

PHILIPSBURG—The Minister of Labor Emile Lee has refuted the allegations that to acquire work permits is difficult. He stated that the documentation and the acquisition process of obtaining work permits are set More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Knops puts Van Raak at ease about parliament building

PHILIPSBURG – There is no proposal at the parliament in St. Maarten to use money earmarked for the reconstruction after Hurricane Irma for “a new expensive parliament, a futuristic project for a salt-crystal More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Time to Objectively Evaluate World Bank Program and Bottlenecks, says President of Parliament Wescot-Williams

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, February 4, 2019 – Amidst reports of accomplishments by the Government of St. Maarten as far as the Trust Fund is concerned, the debate continues as to the speed or lack there-of in More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Prime Minister confirms that the $100 million is only for the airport reconstruction

PHILIPSBURG—Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin has confirmed that the 100 million Euros that is being acquired from the World Bank and the European Investment Bank is only being used for the reconstruction of More...







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