The management of the supermarket made an official complaint to the Detective Department on March 2, 2021, against several employees after an internal audit. These suspects are being accused of falsifying invoices and forging a signature.
Latest Info English/Dutch PDF Letter to Parliament on the decision-making of the Kingdom Council of Ministers on the liquidity need of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten (ACS), second quarter 2021
At the end of 2020, an agreement was reached with the autonomous countries of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten (hereinafter: the countries) regarding the country packages, in which reforms were agreed. This with the aim of strengthening the financial, economic, institutional and social resilience of the countries in such a way that the countries will be better able to independently absorb external shocks, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, in the future. As a condition for receiving the necessary liquidity support for the countries, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten must implement these reforms.
As of March 27th, there were six (6) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however nine (9) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to thirty (30). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand one hundred thirty (2130).
On Friday, March 26, 2021, The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Richard Panneflek and his staff had a working visit at the Fire and Ambulance department in Cay Hill.
Prime Minister Jacobs and Préfet Gouteyron discuss synchronization of current health protocols and vaccination strategy on St. Martin
Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs attended a high-level meeting together with Préfet Délégué for Saint Martin and St. Barths Serge Gouteyron and his support staff. Joining Prime Minister Jacobs were Head of the Department of Interior and Kingdom Affairs Angelique Gumbs, Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs Patrice Gumbs, and support staff. During this meeting, the synchronization of Dutch and French St. Martin’s current health protocols and vaccination strategy, travel restrictions, and the Platform for the realization of the proposed St. Martin United Congress were discussed.
Raymond Knops expected to offer an amended Coho proposal plus “further report” to the Lower House and the States of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten before the summer recess.
The State Secretary indicates that this further report “and a Coho proposal amended on the basis thereof” requires approval from all four countries. “As soon as agreement has been reached on this in the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom, the further report, together with the legislative proposal that accompanies it, will be sent to the States of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten and the House of Representatives. The aim is to do this before the summer recess. ”
Once agreement has been reached on the further report, the parliamentary debate on the proposal will commence. In the run-up to this, Knops would like to point out “that the core of the legislative proposal remains intact” in the advice of the Council of State.
“The Council of State
Breaking! Sylvana Simons BIJ1 Is Furious That Sint Maarten Will Not Receive Corona Money From The Netherlands: ‘Colonial reaction!’
March 27, 2021 It is unprecedented, but Sylvana Simons of BIJ1 accuses the Netherlands of literally still behaving like a colonial power. Because the Netherlands does not intend to transfer “corona money” to Sint Maarten for the time being. And that is not possible.
PAHO update: 32 countries and territories in the Americas have detected infection by one of three ‘variants of concern’
Washington, D.C. March 26, 2021 (PAHO)—The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said 32 countries and territories in the Americas have reported the presence of at least one of the three “variants of concern” of the virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, according to a new Epidemiological Update.
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Angers Fans By Posing With A Fan At Roxxy St Maarten, Wearing No mask on the terrace
Jean Claude van Damme, 60, posted a photo in which he appears without a mask on the terrace of “The Roxxy” restaurant on the island of St. Maarten, from the Caribbean. The image angered his fans, who accused him of believing himself to be the “Universal Soldier” in the greatest crisis of mankind in recent history.
LEAKED ADVICE DOCUMENTS PUBLIC RELATIONS DISASTER FOR MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR AND KINGDOM RELATIONS RAYMOND KNOPS
Now State Secretary Knops regrets the leakage and feels called upon to publish the draft Kingdom Act that was submitted to the Council of State as well. Now that the advice is quite negative, there will still be a lot of work to be done before a new proposal will eventually reach the House. A caretaker cabinet will not hurry, while the subject still requires determination. The defects indicated by the RvS will also be the product of haste. What is the case? Great haste is required to meet the acute liquidity problems of the three Caribbean countries of the Kingdom. But the money tap will only open – in phases – when a number of structural problems on the islands are addressed. And for this purpose a new governing body is being set up, the Coho. Th
Letter To Parliament About Leaked Advice From The Council Of State Of The Kingdom On The Bill Of The Caribbean Body For Reform And Development COHO PDF DOCUMENTS & ENGLISH TRANSLATION
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On 11 March last, the Advisory Division of the Council of State on the
Kingdom issued advice on the proposal for a Kingdom Act for the Caribbean Body
reform and development (COHO). Unfortunately I was advised, that less that two weeks later, it had been leaked to the Caribbean media.. This was obviously not the intention. Under the Council Act
Holland Punishes St Maarten As She Rewards Aruba €100 MILLION Euros. Latest From The Netherlands. Tacit Warning To Curacao…
Aruba will receive more than 100 million euros in support, Knops said on Friday. Curaçao does not need financial support for the time being. The Netherlands will continue to provide humanitarian aid such as food to the countries, if necessary. In return, the countries do not need to reform.
Sint Maarten is currently not receiving financial corona support from the Netherlands, because it has complained to the United Nations about alleged racism by the Dutch government . The conditions that Sint Maarten must meet in exchange for support return colonial rule, that is the complaint.
Hague – The Dutch government will investigate wether residents of the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom can also use the “digital green certificate” that is being developed in a European context. The “vaccination passport” with which citizens can demonstrate that they have been vaccinated, tested or recovered is intended to restart internationl travel.
The Hague The National Council of Ministers has today decided to no longer provide liquidity support to Sint Maarten as long as the States do not unambiguously confirm that they support the agreement previously concluded with the Jacobs cabinet. This means that the Netherlands will not transfer the 39 million guilders that the Sint Maarten government needs to be able to meet its payment obligations to Philipsburg for the time being.
No vaccinations at Belair Community Center Friday. Close to 11.000 registered for a vaccine, Dutch Sint Maarten
The Vaccination Management Team (VMT) would like to inform the public that the Belair Community Center will not be open for the administering of COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday, March 26th, due to a previously planned event. Vaccinations at Belair will resume on Monday the 29th of March.
Collective Prevention Services and Ministry VSA would like to inform the public that COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to anyone 18 years and older.
The Minister of Justice launches Justice Sector Essay Contest **
In an effort to introduce secondary students to the criminal justice sector on Sint Maarten, the Honorable Minister of Justice, Anna E. Richardson, has invited secondary schools to participate in the Justice Sector Essay Contest which aims to encourage students to pursue a career in the criminal justice field.
KNOP’S COHO PROPOSAL -ALL 51 PDF DOCUMENTS Translated To English: Proposal Of Kingdom Act On The Caribbean Body For Reform And Development COHO. Articles And EM
Articles 9 and 13, paragraph 1, of the Autonomous Administrative Bodies Framework Act, a member of the board cannot also be: a. Governor; b. minister or state secretary; c. King’s Commissioner or Commissioner; d. member of the States General or of the States of Aruba, Curaçao or Sint Maarten; e. mayor or alderman or island governor or island commissioner; f. member of the Advisory Board of Aruba, Curaçao or Sint Maarten; g. member of or state councilor of the Council of State of the Kingdom; h. member of the General Audit Chamber of a country within the Kingdom; i. ombudsman or deputy ombudsman of a country within the Kingdom; j. member of the Aruba Financial Supervision Board or of the Curaçao and Sint Maarten Financial Supervision Board; k. the Kingdom Representative of the public entities Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba; l. member of the Law Enforcement Council; or m. civil servant at a ministry or a subordinate institution, service or company of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten or the Netherlands. Article 10 (board regulations) 1. The
Irate Minister Knops Forced To Publish Confidential Advice, After Documents Were Leaked And Posted Here Yesterday: YOU CAN FIND THE LEAKED DOCUMENTS BELOW WITH ENGLISH TRANSLATION
On 11 March, the Council of State of the Kingdom issued advice on the Kingdom Act establishment of the COHO. In a consultation between State Secretary Knops and the three prime ministers of
the Landen was agreed on 18 March, as under the law with advice from the Council
of State is customary, that the advice is confidential and is only published when
the bill and the joint response to it from the four countries to the House of Representatives
and the States are sent.
Because the confidential advice is apparently already leaked and widely distributed, which we
The Hague State Secretary Knops (BZK) believes that the core of his draft Kingdom Act on the Caribbean Body for Reform and Developments remains intact despite the fundamental criticism of the Council of State
The advice resembles the criticism made by the countries of Curaçao. Aruba and Sint Maarten themselves have previously given up on the Coho plans. This involves hundreds of millions of euros that the Netherlands wants to invest for the improvement of government, education, health care and the protection of the rule of law.
DOCUMENTS With English Translation: Just In… Council of State, St Maarten Harshly Criticized In The Hague Today For Their Resistance To COHO
Relationship COHO – Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations and government
According to the proposal, the COHO appears to perform its tasks with a high degree of independence. Large parts of the Independent Administrative Bodies Framework Act have been declared applicable. This does not alter the fact that on a number of important points the proposal gives the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations the authority to issue instructions or to limit or complete the powers of the COHO. For example, the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations can determine how the COHO should spend financial resources made ava
Updated Breaking! Minister Knops Power Overrules The Council: COHO Controversy Fully Explained English & Dutch
On Monday, Dossier Kingdom Relations reported that the Council of State has passed a damning judgment on the draft Kingdom Act for the establishment of the Caribbean body for reform and development (COHO) that must direct and supervise the spending of loans that the Netherlands has on Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten will provide as well as the implementation of the required reforms. Today the sequel. In a way, the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations comes above the governments of the countries In its 20-page advisory report, the Council of State of the Kingdom of the Kingdom Act filters the Caribbean body for reform and development (Coho). It starts off nicely: The Advisory Division of the Council of State appreciates the intentions expressed
Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Commemoration Speech of the 373rd Anniversary of the Treaty of Concordia
Today March 23, 2021, though having special significance for me, as the day I became a mother for the first time, it is the day that we celebrate Treaty of Concordia Day. As Madam VP Valerie Damaseau said, “Since 2018, we have been working to make it more than about nice speeches.” As Melissa just said as well and as the youth said on Saturday, “Time for talk has finished.” Let today be the last day we only just talk about it.
Latest Update Coho / BZK: According To Antilliaans Dagblad, Coho / BZK Is LEGIT and Does NOT Overstep The Boundaries Of The Kingdom Act
The Advisory Division of the Council of State (RvS) has several criticisms of the proposal for a consensus Kingdom Act Coho, such as by the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK) with regard to the CAS (island) countries of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten.
Photos Justice Minister Anna Richardson Today, Commemoration The 373rd anniversary of the 1648 Treaty of Concordia.
Photos of the Honorable Minister of Justice, Ms.Anna E. Richardson this morning, in attendance of the commemoration of the 373rd anniversary of the 1648 Treaty of Concordia.
Moroccans and people with an Antillean background run less risk of corona death than the Dutch population as a whole
In the period studied, more than 8,500 people with a Dutch background, 1042 with a Western migration background and 456 with a non-Western migration background (Africa, Latin America, almost all of Asia and Turkey) died.
The Hague The Kingdom Act on the Caribbean Body for Reform and Development (COHO) is in conflict with the Statute for the Kingdom. According to the Council of State, which therefore advises State Secretary Knops (BZK) not to present the bill in its current form to the parliaments of the four countries, because it falls short.
SXM Has Both A Prime Minister and A Governor. Why? Governor Holiday’s ONLY Job, Is Sucking Holland’s Ass The Right Way…After 10-10-10, Our Colonial Governor HAS TO GO!
WHY DOES ST MAARTEN NEED A GOVERNOR, IF WE HAVE A PRIME MINISTER? Since 2010, his position has been obsolete. And he is a CROOK, but he’s jaknikker for The Dutch. Using […]
This group consists of roughly 900 medical frontline workers, 3000 persons of 60 years or older, 2200 persons with underlying medical conditions, and the remaining 3900 essential workers and persons aged 18-59 without underlying medical conditions.
The SSRP Income and Unemployment Support online portal is now open for application requests for the month of April 2021. Both programs of the St. Maarten Stimulus and Relief Program disburse ANG 1,150 for the applicable month to approved persons who demonstrate a financial need for the support. In order to receive continued financial assistance, new and existing applicants must submit a support request monthly t
THE CONCORDIA AGREEMENT WAS SIGNED IN MY GRANDPARENTS YARD, Photos Today: celebration Mont des Accords border.Unity and prosperity for Country Saint-Martin
THE CONCORDIA AGREEMENT WAS SIGNED IN MY GRANDPARENTS YARD, SO THESE PHOTOS SHOW WHERE I WAS GREW UP AGE 3 UNTIL 12: Treaty of Concordia – 373 years of celebration
Mont des Accords border.
Unity and prosperity for Country Saint-Martin
Nature Foundation Reminds Residents and Visitors to Take Care During Sea Turtle Nesting Season. St Maarten, The Caribbean
The Nature Foundation Sint Maarten encourages residents and visitors to protect adult sea turtles and their eggs by limiting lighting and disturbances along the shore, and reporting sea turtle activity to the Foundation. With the start of the annual sea turtle nesting season, three endangered sea turtle species are expected to lay their nests on many of Sint Maarten’s beaches from April until November and sometimes even as late as in December. The Nature Fou
The inappropriate use of fire can endanger lives, property and the environment in these dry weather conditions that the country is currently experiencing.
Philipsburg – On behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten, the Council of Ministers hereby take this opportunity to congratulate the Movement for the Future of Curaçao (MFK), party, and particularly its leader Gilmar ‘Pik’ Pisas – with his overwhelming support from the population and winning the election held in Curacao on Friday, March 19, 2021, with 9 out of 21 seats. The people of Curaçao have clearly spoken, and congratulations are also extended to the PAR, PNP, MAN, KEM and TPK parties winning seats to represent the people of Curaçao.
On Saturday, March 20th, Prime Minister Jacobs attended the recruitment day of the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard in St. Maarten.
Prime Minister received a tour from senior officer Thomas Hercule who took her through different stations where they each made a brief presentation of equipments, procedures as well as the metal sharks and cutter.