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Government holds cost-cutting measures info-session with civil servants

By   /  November 10, 2020  /  Government, Labor  /  Comments Off on Government holds cost-cutting measures info-session with civil servants

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, November 6, 2020, Minister of General Affairs Silveria E. Jacobs held an information session for all civil servants. This virtual meeting was to provide an update concerning government’s cost-cutting measures as per the conditions for further liquidity support from the Netherlands. The conditions among others being the 12.5% reduction on the […]

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Government of St. Maarten in full support of the reconstruction projects

By   /  September 29, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Government of St. Maarten in full support of the reconstruction projects

POND ISLAND — The Council of Ministers refutes the claim that St. Maarten opposes reconstruction as published by Koninkrijks.nu in its article on Friday, September 25. The article was based on a letter from State Secretary Knops to the second chamber. The Government of St. Maarten considers this statement incorrect and misleading to the people […]

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Government’s counterproposal rejected in Kingdom Council of Ministers Meeting

By   /  August 20, 2020  /  Finance, Government  /  Comments Off on Government’s counterproposal rejected in Kingdom Council of Ministers Meeting

POND ISLAND — The counterproposal for COVID-19 third tranche of liquidity support had been finalized by the Council of Ministers ahead of the August 14, 2020, Kingdom Council of Ministers (Rijks Ministerraad) meeting. To receive the third tranche of liquidity support, the Netherlands’ proposal included the ‘new entity’ responsible for managing the 3rd tranche, amongst […]

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