All about Recovery

Kenneth A. Gijsbertha
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Gijsbertha wants to give boost to economic recovery plan

Kenneth A. Gijsbertha WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha has come up with a plan to invite all the government ministries to submit laws with possible changes that could contribute to a better More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Trust Fund second payment approved for St. Maarten

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved a budgetary amendment to transfer the second tranche of 150 million euros to the St. Maarten Reconstruction Trust Fund. The More...

Leona-Romeo-Marlin
By Edition On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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St. Maarten PM shares World Bank info with MPs behind closed doors

PHILIPSBURG - Negotiations are still ongoing between the World Bank and the Government of St. Maarten about the administration of the recently-set-up Dutch Recovery Trust Fund. This resulted in Prime Minister (PM) More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Leona: St. Maarten awaiting setup of recovery trust fund

PHILIPSBURG - While grateful for the “excellent cooperation” and financial assistance from the Dutch Government, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin said the step the country is really awaiting is the actual establishment More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Assessing progress and challenges for Caribbean recovery six months after massive hurricanes

NEW YORK - Six months after two of the most powerful hurricanes recorded over the Atlantic wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, women and men in island countries like Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, British Virgin Islands More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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St. Maarten Prime Minister Leona Marlin meets Rutte, seeks clarity on recovery fund

THE HAGUE - St. Maarten looks forward to clarity about the funds that are destined to finance St. Maarten’s recovery. That in a nutshell is the general message of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Minister More...

Boasman
By Edition On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Boasman seeks to manage expectations of aid money

PHILIPSBURG - New caretaker Prime Minister Rafael Boasman said on Wednesday that he will use his finite time in office to focus on the reconstruction of the country, get parties to work together on that goal and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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ARIN backs Caribbean Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Of all the problems unleashed by recent hurricanes, the failure of communications networks is one of the most worrying issues for Caribbean territories grappling with uphill recovery efforts. Among the islands hardest More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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European and Caribbean Banks commit millions to reconstruction in hurricane-ravaged islands

BONN - The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the region recover from recent hurricanes. The More...