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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...

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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...

Trust Fund steering committee meet SMHDF
By The Publisher On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
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Irma Recovery and Resilience Trust Fund Steering Committee met on Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – On July 11-13, 2018, the Steering Committee of the Sint Maarten Recovery and Resilience Trust Fund attended the signing of the first Emergency Recovery Grant financed by the Trust Fund – More...

WORLD BANK SIGNING GROUP
By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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First US$55M Grant from the Sint Maarten Trust Fund for Recovery & Resilience

PHILIPSBURG — July 12, 2018 — Sint Maarten Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and World Bank Country Director, Tahseen Sayed, signed yesterday the first grant of the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction More...

Ombudsman Sint Maarten Nilda Arduin
By Desk Editor On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Trust Fund, Ombudsmen Dr. Arduin and Mr. van Zutphen, have issued a joint letter

Philipsburg — Following their meetings on 14 June, 2018 with various stakeholders on the island regarding the ongoing hurricane recovery and the Trust Fund, Ombudsmen Dr. Arduin and Mr. van Zutphen, have More...

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By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Prime Minister’s address to Parliament on National Recovery & Resilience Plan

PHILIPSBURG, June 21, 2018 – Madam Chair, After months of intensive preparations, I’m pleased to present two important documents to Parliament today: (1) the National Recovery and Resilience Plan of Sint Maarten, More...

New Government Administration Building
By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Doing Business with the World Bank on St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a Recovery Trust Fund for Sint Maarten in the amount of €470 million was established by the Netherlands. The Trust Fund will be More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Repairs to police station get priority

PHILIPSBURG – The first emergency repairs funded by the trust fund at the World Bank will begin in June, Prime Minister Leona Marlin-Romeo announced during Wednesday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. There More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Reconstruction priorities

By Hilbert Haar Roofs have to be repaired and businesses have to get back on their feet in the wake of Hurricane Irma. All that makes sense. But the real priorities for the country still lie elsewhere, as became More...

PM Leona Marlin-Romeo & Governor & Ferrier - 15 Jan 2018 - Photo by Roland Brison
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Prime Minister Romeo Marlin travels to Washington DC for Trust Fund of 580 Million US Dollars

PHILIPSBURG – A delegation of the World Bank is visiting Sint Maarten this week to help with the preparation of the early priority projects. The World Bank delegation is focused on disaster preparedness and emergency More...