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

Governor Eugene Holiday - Story
By Online Editor On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Governor Holiday receives final report from formateur S. Jacobs

Harbour View – On Saturday evening, November 16, 2019, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency Drs. E.B. Holiday received the final report from Formateur Ms. S. Jacobs. The Formateur has accepted the commission More...

Ombudsman short film launch - 25 Oct 2019
By The Publisher On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Ombudsman releases short film on Home Repair

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, October 25 at 11:00 AM the Ombudsman released the short film to complement the report:  ‘Home Repair. A revelation of a social crisis’. The turnout at the Bureau was successful. More...

Presentation Outreach Report Ombudsman to Parilament
By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Ombudsman presents community Outreach report on the progress of Home Repair to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — In 2019, the Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel and her team embarked on an initiative with the objective of reaching out to the general public, in particular, the most vulnerable in the society. Over More...

Arrival Pavilion SXM Airport 20180323
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Travelers beware: cross-border money transports-law in effect

PHILIPSBURG – The ministry of justice announced in a press release that amendments to the national ordinance on the obligation to report cross-border money transports took effect on July 30. However, according More...

Effect sea level rise - 201807615 HH
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
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Climate change: nobody moves

By Hilbert Haar Australia: 400,000.Berlin: 100,000. London: 100,000. Hamburg: 50,000. All of Germany: 1.4 million. St.Maarten: zero. These are just a few numbers highlighting the millions of people across the world More...

Former Labor Office Building - front
By The Publisher On Monday, May 6th, 2019
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World Bank trust fund disbursed $21 million in first six months

PHILIPSBURG -- Sint Maarten needs $2.3 billion for the next seven years to overcome the impact of Hurricane Irma. This estimate was already published last summer in the country’s National Recovery and Resilience More...

Parliament & Courthouse Building 20180704 TR
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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Parliament to discuss police and prison in Central Committee meeting on Wednesday

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, at 10am Parliament is scheduled to discuss the Progress Committee St. Maarten’s report on the police department and the prison and the proposed measures More...

MOT Director Lygia Stella in Parliament 20 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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MOT handles billions in unusual financial transactions

PHILIPSBURG – In 2017 and 2018, St. Maarten’s Financial Intelligence Unit (MOT) received close to 53,000 reports about unusual financial transactions with a combined worth of 29.7 billion guilders ($16.6 More...

IMF headquarters in NY
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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A party for the happy few

By Hilbert Haar St. Maarten’s parliamentarians do not have a strong record when it comes to appreciating the contents of critical reports about the functioning of the government or about the dire straits the country More...