Tag archive for ‘State Secretary Knops’
PM Silveria E. Jacobs - 2020061702
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs sends letter to Prime Minister Mark Rutte

PHILIPSBURG -– On June 16th, 2020, State Secretary Knops held and chaired a meeting regarding several urgent matters, including the conditions for further liquidity support from the Kingdom Council. Prime Minister More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Brutal package of conditions leaves government little choice

PHILIPSBURG – The Kingdom Council of Ministers had presented a brutal package of conditions for the release of continued liquidity support. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has labeled these conditions as an ‘indecent More...

SXM Airport ribbon cutting ceremony opening temp terminal building
By The Publisher On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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This does not add up

By Hilbert Haar Oh, oh, St. Maarten managed to generate some bad publicity again and the attempts by Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin to explain herself do not come across as utterly convincing. The story is this More...

Raymond Knops
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Bonaire agrees to ‘light supervision’

KRALENDIJK – After the Island Council of Bonaire approved the 22-page governing agreement with the Netherlands, State Secretary Raymond Knops and Lt. Governor Edison Rijna signed the document on behalf of More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
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It is better to do well than to say well

Dear Editor, The widely circulated video – via social media – of the approximately 10-man strong Dutch delegation, including Government Commissioner Mike Franco, Dutch State Secretary for the Interior More...

Premier-Mark-Rutte
By The Publisher On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Dispute regulation put on ice

THE HAGUE – The Dutch government has put the establishment of a dispute regulation on ice, John Samson reports on Caribisch Netwerk. It is the umpteenth disappointment for the autonomous countries St. Maarten, More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Knops: Kingdom not responsible for offshore games of chance in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE – The Kingdom is not responsible for legislation related to games of chance in St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao. “This is not a Kingdom concern and therefore the Kingdom has no authority over the issuance More...

Raymond Knops
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Parliament and senate approve intervention in Statia

THE HAGUE – The Second and First Chamber unanimously approved the legislation that underpins the Dutch administrative intervention in Statia. State Secretary Raymond Knops travels on Wednesday morning to Statia More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Dutch cabinet will not help media on Sint Maarten

THE HAGUE - Several journalistic media on Sint Maarten are having it financially difficult because of the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Secretary of State Raymond Knops is not planning to assist them for the time More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Knops: no deal with World Bank yet

THE HAGUE – Almost five months after the passing of Hurricane Irma the Netherlands still does not have an agreement with the World Bank about the reconstruction of St. Maarten, the Volkskrant reports. Pending More...