Tag archive for ‘recovery fund’
By The Publisher On Saturday, December 15th, 2018

St. Maarten still a billion short after Dutch recovery-aid

Philipsburg – The total cost for the execution of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) have been estimated at €1.9 billion ($2.15 billion). The €550 million ($622 million) the Netherlands More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Recovery money goes as grant into World Bank trust fund

PHILIPSBURG – The €550 million reconstruction fund the Netherlands has made available to St. Maarten will be deposited as a grant into a trust fund at the World Bank. How the money will be spent and  made More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Ferrier on saving money: lights out at the government building

PHILIPSBURG – “We still don’t know how much of the €550 million Dutch recovery fund will be a grant and how much will be a loan,” Finance Minister Mike Ferrier said at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Minister Ferrier: “We have to pick our battles carefully”

PHILIPSBURG – Finance Minister Mike Ferrier picked up on Nico Schoof’s statement in his interview with stmaartennews.com that St. Maarten is in the driver’s seat as far as recovery efforts is concerned. “I More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Hurricane recovery: St. Maarten in the driver’s seat

PHILIPSBURG – “Because St. Maarten is in the driver’s seat it is important that the government organizes itself well to be able to carry that responsibility.” Nico Schoof, head of the civil mission that More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Recovery fund finances strengthened border control

PHILIPSBURG – The mutual Dutch-St. Maarten agreement about strengthening border control in St. Maarten remains in place for two years, until January 1, 2020. This appears from the text of the agreement that was More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 8th, 2018

The border control agreement

By Hilbert Haar The mutual agreement between the Netherlands and St. Maarten that regulates the strengthening of border control through the deployment of Dutch officers from the Royal Marechaussee and the Customs More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Marlin: Dutch government sets recovery fund at 550 million Euros

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister William Marlin said that the first thing he did on Friday morning was call State Secretary of Kingdom Relations, Mr. Knops after receiving news that the Dutch government had taken More...