Tag archive for ‘report’
By The Publisher On Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Pension fund toys with plan to reduce pensions

PHILIPSBURG – The General Pension Fund APS is not financially sound and never has been, it appears from a compliance audit published by the General Audit Chamber. While the APS coverage ratio significantly improved More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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PFP reports on first six months in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – Monday, August 10th, marked six months since the sitting Parliament was sworn in. Among the returning and new faces are Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
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Audit report: business license process is cumbersome

PHILIPSBURG – The business license process at the Economic License Department is cumbersome but there is plenty of room for improvement, it appears from the General Audit Chamber’s report entitled ‘Audit More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Report describes St. Maarten’s “silent crisis”

PHILIPSBURG – The Economic Bureau Amsterdam produced at the request of the Dutch parliament a report about performance, opportunities and solutions for the Caribbean part of the Kingdom, entitled Small Islands, More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...