Tag archive for ‘State Secretary Raymond Knops’
IPKO delegation meeting in Den Haag 2018
By The Publisher On Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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Fight for fair dispute regulation continues

PHILIPSURG — Members of Parliament Rolando Brison, Silveria Jacobs, Tamara Leonard Claude Peterson will travel to the Netherlands for an April 13 to 21 mission to discuss the upcoming vote in the Dutch parliament More...

Parliament Building 20180704 TR
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...

New Members of Parliament group photo - 20180402 KABGSXM
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Income parliamentarians under attack again

PHILIPSBURG – State Secretary Raymond Knops is not done yet with attempts to address the high remuneration of members of parliament in St. Maarten. This appears from answers to questions from SP-MP Ronald More...

Point Blanche Prison
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Government promises – again – to improve situation at Pointe Blanche prison

PHILIPSBURG – The government signed an agreement with State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) on October 19 to “shortly introduce a series of measures to improve the state of the Pointe Blanche More...

Clyde van Putten - Statia
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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No scheduled meeting with Van Putten as Dutch State Secretary visits St. Eustatius this weekend

PHILIPSBURG/ST. EUSTATIUS—The visit of the Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops is not expected to include a meet with the Leader of the Progressive Labor Party Clyde van Putten during his More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Kingdom puts pressure on deadline for 2018 budget

PHILIPSBURG – The Central Committee meeting about the 2018 budget continues on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. under pressure of a deadline set by State Secretary Raymond Knops who demanded on Wednesday morning an More...

Knops and Marlin-Romeo - 20180208 - HH
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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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...

PM Leona Marlin - Raymond Knops visit roof repair candidates
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin & State Secretary Raymond Knops visit Roof Repair Program Candidates

Philipsburg – On Thursday afternoon a delegation including Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin, Minister of VROMI Miklos Giterson and State Secretary Raymond Knops visited 2 of the 480 homes that have been More...

Prince Willem and Princess Maxima
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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King and Queen to visit St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will visit St. Maarten on Saturday December 2 as part of a tour that includes visits to Saba and Statia. State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) More...

Staatssecretaris Raymond Knops - cn js
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Knops advice: vote sensibly

THE HAGUE – The Dutch cabinet warns citizens of St. Maarten: if they vote in the elections in majority for parties that do not accept the conditions for Dutch relief funds, the flow of money will be stopped immediately, More...