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D66 Senator Boris Dittrich, Feels That The Population Of Sint Maarten Is Being Unjustly Punished For A Conflict Between The Island Government And State Secretary Knops

This is because State Secretary Knops stopped the financial support after the States of Sint Maarten submitted a petition to the United Nations. In this, they accused the Netherlands of a colonial and racist attitude in setting conditions for liquidity support.

Concerns Developments in the health situation in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom

Dear Chairman,
In recent months, the share of the British variant of the Coronavirus (B.1.1.7) in the Leeward Islands has increased sharply. Germ surveillance in Curaçao has now shown to be 96% of the infections with the British variant. Partly as a result of this, there is currently a strongly increased incidence of infections with SARS-CoV 2, mainly on Curaçao and Bonaire. See also the graph below for the development of the incidence values. In Aruba, the increase is s

Pandora Case Two arrests, house searches related to sexual abuse of minors. (JOINT PRESS RELEASE KPSM AND OM). Stroud Worked UTS

Complaints about sexual abuse against minors involving an elementary school employee and her neighbor led to their arrests early today, Wednesday, April 7, 2021, by the Juvenile Department of the Police KPSM on the order of the Prosecutor’s Office OM SXM.

The houses of the two suspects were searched as part of the ongoing “Pandora” investigation that is also looking into child pornography. The investigation is ongoing and the suspects – Joyce D.Walters and B. E. H. Stroud remain in police custody.

SUMMARY: Policy debate Dutch Caribbean Kingdom April 6, 2021 Tuesday, Senate Debated State Secretary Knops of Interior and Kingdom Relations About Government’s policy Regarding Relations With Countries & municipalities In Caribbean part Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Policy debate on the Caribbean part of the Kingdom
April 6, 2021 On Tuesday, April 6, the Senate debated with State Secretary Knops of the Interior and Kingdom Relations about the government’s policy with regard to relations with the countries and municipalities in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The basis for the debate is formed by the budget statements of Kingdom Relations and the BES fund for 2021 .

Marines are currently lugging 1,600 kilos of equipment up a mountain on Saba for a new measuring station.

Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) and is intended to timely signal seismological and volcanic activity. An overview of Defense operations in the week from April 1 to April 6. 2 marines lug equipment for a new measuring station up a mountain on Saba.Show options The marines move the construction equipment on an inhospitable,

Rescue & Coordination Center van de Kustwacht door de politie van Bonaire gebeld assistentie te verlenen met de kustwacht patrouille helikopter bij een Search & Rescue geval. Meisje Samen Met Haar Ouders Werd Al Een Uur Vermist.

Rescue & Coordination Center van de Kustwacht door de politie van Bonaire gebeld met het verzoek om assistentie te verlenen met de kustwacht patrouille helikopter bij een Search & Rescue geval. Een meisje die samen met haar ouders een wandeltocht aan het maken was, werd al een uur vermist.
De helikopter was op dat moment net t

Driver injured after an altercation with a client. Dutch Sint Maarten

Personnel from the detectives’ department is busy investigating a stabbing that took place on the evening of April 2, 2021, around 05.30 pm in the vicinity of the casino on Welfare Road. According to the preliminary investigation, it appears that the victim made an arrangement with a man to take him to the casino on the island. An argument arose between the victim and the suspect in connection with the payment that ended in a scuffle.
During the scuffle, the victim sustained a cut in the face with a knife that the s

Traffic Department investigating a serious road accidents on the L.B. Scott Road.

The personnel of the Traffic Department is investigating a serious accident that took place on Sunday, April 4th, 2021 about 2.45 pm on the crossing L.B.Scott Road and the Flamboyant Road.
Upon investigating what transpired, it was discovered that the driver of a grey Pickup and the driver of a motorcycle both traveling in the same direction from St Peters towards the Church-Hill roundabout. At a given moment, the driver of the pickup opted to turn left to enter Flamboyant road. At the very same time, the gray pick-up was being ov

Appeal judges cancel flight to St. Maarten. MPs’ Buncamper, Heyliger, Richardson, Matser Trials Postponed Full Details From Curacao

At the moment that the decision was taken to continue with the hearings – after considering all the interests at stake and deliberation with the local health authorities in both St. Maarten and Curaçao – the governmental decision to close the borders was not yet in place. As that is the case now and the flights have been cancelled, there is no other choice but to cancel the trip,” Joint Court acting spokesperson Desi Dijkhuizen said in a statement on Saturday.

Knops 13: $5 – $10 Million For Fort Oranje Cliff Erosion Statia. Why No Townhalls? How Do The Dutch Expect To Reach Statians? Invasive Goats

Townhall meetings are one way. From my political experience, I know that when I went to a night of politics, for example about paid parking, it was always a one-way street. You could have yelled that you were against it. People just didn’t go anymore at some point. So has there been a real conversation? Would the Secretary of State like to look into that?
State Secretary Knops:
Sure. I had hoped that the efforts we have made among the people there would have led to a more positive picture. I cannot say that it is not now, but I do notice that those elected to the Island Council are very critical of what is going on. I sometime

Knops 13: Van Rij Asked To Be Dismissed, With His Departure, Alida Francis Will Take His Position Temporarily

On the basis of the Özütok motion, a table is currently being created to look at what intermediate results we can move towards next phases, the following milestones. In the progress report that will be sent to your Chamber in May, we will discuss this in more detail and reflect the latest state of affairs.
Then there is mr van Rij’s departure. Mr Van Rij has asked me to dismiss him because of the appeal that has been made against

Knops 12: $8 Million For BESt For Kids Program Caribbean Netherlands

BES(t) 4 kids, I can give you an answer to that, because that is indeed a program that the ministries of SZW, OCW and VWS, and BZK, have picked up, together with UNICEF. That’s just a really nice program, I guess. Very concretely on the ground ensure demonstrable results. But one part of that is childcare. Very important, of course, to facilitate this well, in order to give children a flying start and equal opportunities, at a very young age. For this purpose, 8 million were also made available under the Caribbean Netherlands Envelope region.

Knops 11: £5 Million Added To BES Provisions, With Regarding Baseline Measurement: Was Baseline Measurement Done At That Time?

Moreover, on the basis of this coalition agreement in the field of infrastructure, 5 million has been structurally added to the provision for the BES.  But for Bonaire, for example, there was money, but those resources were not used. So the public body had set aside money for infrastructure projects, but they never came to a conclusion, or the maintenance was never done. Then you have a problem, too. So it’s not always just a matter of money. It is often a bit more complicated, but I have just said in the first part of the answer that I see that it is very difficult financially when it comes to the question: can the BES Islands do what they have to do on the basis of the task?

Knops 10: Job Center Set Up Bonaire. Job Advice Career Opportunities. Affordable housing 500 New Rented Homes FCB. 76 Are Ready.

Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Affairs, a job centre has been set up. That was before corona. There, people looking for a job can get advice on their job and career opportunities. Then affordable housing; 500 social rented homes, that is really a breakthrough with the local housing corporation FCB. There are now 76 ready. I’ve been visiting, too. Beautiful houses. Work is currently underway on the realization of the next phases. A bill has now been passed, also by this Chamber, on the rental committee on Bonaire.

Knops 9: Can Knops Call What The Dutch Did In Statia, A Democracy?

That board doesn’t deliver and even performs so poorly that you have to intervene. That has been unanimously supported here and across the street. Then there is an interim situation for two years, in which the Netherlands does everything and everything. Then there are elections and then the same administration comes back. Can you suffice to say that that is democracy? Is that all? That is certainly democracy, of course, but should you not also think about what we have actually achieved? Because it’s also about doing it with the people, isn’t it? Those are your words, too, and they’ve been taken from my heart.
State Secretary Knops:
That’s definitely democr

Knops 4: “Sometimes you have to maneuver around something to get to the target… With Sint Maarten, that was just much more complicated.”

State Secretary Knops:
I do not think it helps in the relationship between two countries the charges just mentioned, namely elements such as doubting the intentions and placing things in the perspective of postcolonial et cetera. That makes it all complicated. Sometimes you have to maneuver around something to get to the target. In a relationship in which there are only two countries in the Kingdom, one of which has a problem as a result of a natural disaster, you hope to be able to organize it differently.

Knops 3: With The Airport, There Was A Lack Of ‘Political Will’, At The Dump And Vromi, A Lack Knowledge, Expertise & Execution Powers

But we saw, for example, at the airport that there was a lack of political will; Let me put it this way. With the dump, it is also an issue that the knowledge and expertise are hardly available and that there was no follow-up. The ministries responsible, the Ministry of VROMI in this case, did not have sufficient execution power to be able to do so themselves. So you can have a very capable World Bank with all the technical expertise, but if on the other side of the partnership one is insufficiently receptive or does not have enough knowledge to be able to respond to it, then it does not work. That balance has to be sought. We may have thought too easily

Knops 2: The Netherlands Has No Intentions Of Taking Over The $72 Million Grant Loan St Maarten Has With The World Bank

arrangements that had to be concluded, for example an establishment agreement that the government of Sint Maarten had to conclude, so that the World Bank can legally work well on Sint Maarten. That’s taken way too long. Covid got over it, so people weren’t allowed to fly in and out. That made it complicated, too. B

Knops 1: €352 MILLION Deposited In Trust Fund, 9 Projects Underway. 2 Being Prepared Worth $419 Million. 2000+ Participants Income Support/Training. 1300+ Roofs Repaired

We have currently deposited €352m into the trust fund. Nine projects are in progress and two are in preparation, worth $419 million. We have successfully completed an income support and training project with 2,000 participants, who are therefore more employable in the labour market. More than 1,300 roofs have been repaired. More than 100 shipwrecks in the Simpson Bay Lagoon have been cleared. The new building of the hospital has started. The tender for the reconstruction of the airport is currently underway. The tenders have just been received and are currently being assessed.

UPDATED Knops Answers English, FULL Policy Debate On Kingdom Relations. Minister Raymond Knops Questions Answered: Sint Maarten, Aruba & Curaçao

But we all have a good heart for the people of those islands. And such a good heart that Mr van der Burg even says: we want to get involved so badly, because it has to go well for that population. And then you come to the question: we would like to get involved, but how does that relate to the Statute for the Kingdom of the Netherlands? Article 41 states that the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten independently represent their own affairs. That is a basic principle, which we cannot ignore unless we are going to amend the Statute. Mr Recourt has already said that perhaps the Statute is not entirely contemporary.
In the letter from the State Secretary to the State Council of Ministers, I read about the interventions involved. For example, I read: “Labour markets need to be reformed to give opportunities to the large and growing group of outsiders in the labour market.” 


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