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Ownership Mullet Bay property may be illegal

PHILIPSBURG - "The 'ownership' of the property may already be illegal." says MP Rolando Brison in response to an opinion piece by independent journalist Hilbert Haar published on Haar's take on the inquiry is that it is indeed...

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Resolution government debt of NAf 91 million to SZV closer

PHILIPSBURG - Director of SZV Glen A. Carty and Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings signed a letter of intent on Friday August 23rd regarding the outstanding social & health insurances premiums owed by Government to SZV. The letter of intent...

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Social Economic Council presents joint Migration report

PHILIPSBURG - The Social Economic Council (SER) represented by the Chairman ir. Damien Richardson and the Secretary-General, Mr. Gerard Richardson paid a visit to the Honorable Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin, and presented her with the SER's...

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Change in bond issue on behalf of the St. Maarten Government

Willemstad/Philipsburg - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) acts as Agent on behalf of the government of the Country of Sint Maarten to issue the following government bond: Bond of Sint Maarten - August 2019/2044 for the...

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CBCS Annual Report review: Balanced budget rule

Consolidation is crucial at a calibrated pace ~ WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG - Acting president of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten Bob Traa stated in the Bank's 2018 Annual Report that one of the challenges the two countries face is to...

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CBCS Annual Report review: CUR and SXM economies contract

Circumstances challenging in 2018 ~ WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG - "The economic circumstances in the monetary union remained challenging in 2018 with both Curaçao and Sint Maarten recording a contraction," Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten...

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CBCS Annual Report review: Decline in official reserves

Sound policy response needed ~ WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG - "The deepening current account deficit of the balance of payments of the monetary union and gradual slippage in the gross official reserves require a sound policy response," stated Bob Traa,...

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Time for appropriate action

By Hilbert Haar ~ Giving back Mullet Bay to the people - the lofty objective behind MP Rolando Brison's proposal for a parliamentary inquiry into the state of affairs with the location of the former Mullet Bay Resort - is not going to be a walk in...

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Dear Editor, Divide and conquer used to be the tool by which the Dutch acquired colonies and controlled them. This principal is well known as is the savvy with which it has been applied through the years . Even long after the Dutch Kingdom agreed ...

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