ADMINISTRATION CRISIS: St Maarten is not doing well, and that is mildly stated. Last week, on the Caribbean island, part of the Kingdom, the ninth governmentfell in ten years . After hurricane Irma, the Netherlands pledged half a billion in emergency aid, but only a tiny part has been spent. State Secretary Knops (Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations, CDA) wants to wait until there is a stable government before he makes more money available. But will take a while.