Overheidsschuld blijft stijgen

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG — ‘De overheden van zowel Curaçao als Sint Maartenhebben in 2021 een lager tekort op hun lopende begroting geboekt dan in 2020’, verklaartRichard Doornbosch, President van de Centrale Bank…

Economic growth is projected to accelerate across the monetary union in 2022

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG: The monetary union of Curaçao and Sint Maarten experiencedmoderate growth in 2021 following an unprecedented contraction in 2020 caused by the COVID-19pandemic, according to estimates of the Centrale Bank…

Public debt continues to rise

Willemstad/Philipsburg – “The governments of both Curaçao and Sint Maarten recorded a lowerdeficit on their current budget in 2021 compared to 2020,” Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten(CBCS) president…

Due to technical problems, no indexation of AOV and AWW amounts per January 1, 2022

PHILIPSBURG— The Minister of Public Health, SocialDevelopment and Labor, Omar Ottley informs the public, thatdue to technical problems with the establishment of theConsumer Price Index (CPI), the AOV (Old-age pension) andAWW…

Fire Dept. approves six permits for fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Fire Department of Sint Maarten, which falls under the Ministry of General Affairs, has approved six permits for firework displays at the start…

Nature Foundation St. Maarten Records Fourth Fatal Sea Turtle Boat Strike for 2021

Once more, a sea turtle was fatally struck by a boat engine in the Simpson Bay lagoon, the Nature Foundation counted four sea turtle fatalities for 2021. The Foundation received…

Ring in 2022 Viewing the Great Bay Fireworks Display

Preparations are well underway to ring in the New Year 2022 in Great Bay with a downscale fireworks display presented by the Port St. Maarten Group (PSG) at midnight on…

Police investigating fatal vehicle accident

At approximately 1:30am on Tuesday, December 28, Police Central Dispatch received numerous calls of a vehicle crash on L.B. Scott Road in which three people were severely injured. Several police patrols…

Prime Minister Jacobs updates Parliament and reacts to Knops letter

Philipsburg – Yesterday, December 23, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs updated Parliament in writing on the postponed decision of the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting (RMR) regarding liquidity support for the…

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