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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Aug 2020 10:30 AM

Payroll Support List Has Been Released

PHILIPSBURG--The Finance Ministry on Friday released the long-awaited list of businesses that received payroll support under the St. Maarten Stimulus and Relief Plan (SSRP).

The list shows the businesses that received payroll support in April and May.

An average of NAf. 13 million per month in payroll support was subsidised by the government of St. Maarten, which assisted in paying more than 6,100 employees per month. Once again, we would like to thank our executing partners [Social and Health Insurances Ed.] SZV for their continued support through this process, said the Finance Ministry in a statement on Friday.

Persons who have not received their salary for April and May, but see their employers name on the list are requested to contact governments Labour Department.

Finance Minister Ardwell Irion reminds the public that applications for June payroll support is open until Friday, August 14 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Aug 2020 11:15 AM

St. Maarten Receives Naf.19.3M For Ssrp Support.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion announced on Wednesday during the Council of Ministers press briefing that the State Secretary has released some NAF.19.3M as SSRP support, he said the funds should arrive in St. Maartens coffers by Friday this week. The Minister explained that St. Maarten has met all conditions set forth by the Dutch Government, however, St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Jul 2020 04:45 AM

Portal Soon Open For June Payroll Support

PHILIPSBURG--Businesses in need of payroll support for June can apply as of Friday, July 31, announced Finance Minister Ardwell Irion on Wednesday.

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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jul 2020 04:51 AM

Irion Clarifies That Cft Only Green-Lit SsrpS Payroll Support Programme

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion clarified in a press release on Friday that the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT only green-lit the country meeting the loan requirements for the June amendments to the business payroll support programme of the St. Maarten Stimulus and Relief Plan (SSRP). It was earlier reported that St. M Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Jul 2020 05:13 AM

St. Maarten Met Criteria For Liquidity Support, Says Irion

Finance Minister Ardwell Irion

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion said during the live virtual Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday morning that the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT had confirmed on Tuesday that St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Jul 2020 04:55 AM

Irion: St. Maarten On Target To Comply With Dutch Conditions

PHILIPSBURG--All-in-all, we are on track with most of the conditions, said Finance Minister Ardwell Irion during the live virtual Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday morning. He was referring to St. Maartens compliance with the Dutch conditions for liquidity support.

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Source: SMN-News
15 Jul 2020 11:09 AM

St. Maarten Will Get The 3Rd Tranche For Ssrp Support.

~ 12.5% salary cuts will be across board.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- St. Maartens finance Minister Ardwell Irion said on Wednesday that St. Maarten will receive the NAF23M as the third tranche for the SSRP support. Irion said that St. Maarten has met all the conditions required by the Dutch Government for SSRP support. He said just recently the CFT confirmed that St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Jul 2020 11:08 AM

St. Maarten Has No Plan B To Secure Funds Should The Dutch Government Pull Out.

~ Government working on diversification and phased reopening.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Government of St. Maarten has decided that they will not accept the draft law to establish a Caribbean Reform Entity on the overseas countries namely St. Maarten, Curacao, and Aruba.
Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said on Wednesday that prior to accepting the conditions set forth by the Dutch Government the Government of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jul 2020 07:02 PM

~IMF, Central Bank, High Council, and Social Economic Council all solicited.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Finance, Ardwell Irion has sought counsel on the impact of implementing the several infamous conditions on St. Maarten. Measures were presented to St. Maarten by the Kingdom Council of Ministers (KCOM), in order to qualify for the second and third tranche of COVID-19 liquidity loans Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Jun 2020 08:13 AM

Islandpreneur Live 2020 Attracts 650 People In 35+ Countries

Organizers to start Islandpreneur Network based on the overwhelmingly positive feedback.

Great Bay, St. Maarten Islandpreneur Live 2020 was a success. This 3 day virtual summit attracted 650 registrants from more than 35+ countries,  of which the majority were Caribbean countries.  Unexpected, were those who attended the summit from India, Brazil, Morocco, and Austria. A world map highlighting where registrants came from and a listing of the countries were shared on the last day of the summit.

Hosted by Ife Badejo of Produce Wealth Revolution (PWR) Agency, this summit was designed to empower Caribbean entrepreneurs to thrive in the digital world and be more resilient.  The organizing team included Dwayne Griffith, Chief Impact Officer of PWR Agency, Kerai Kreative Style who focused on strategic marketing, and Optimize Curacao who designed the website and managed its search engine optimization (SEO).  Shekina Dare from Central Bank van Curacao en Sint Maarten, played an improtant role as well in the organization of the event, helping to secure speakers Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Jun 2020 06:43 PM

Organizers start Islandpreneur Network based on the overwhelmingly positive feedback.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Islandpreneur Live 2020 was a success. This 3-day virtual summit attracted 650 registrants from more than 35+ countries, of which the majority were Caribbean countries. Unexpected were those who attended the summit from India, Brazil, Morocco, and Austria. A world map highlighting where registrants came from and a listing of the countries were shared on the last day of the summit.

Hosted by Ife Badejo of Produce Wealth Revolution (PWR) Agency, this summit was designed to empower Caribbean entrepreneurs to thrive in the digital world and be more resilient Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jun 2020 05:59 PM

Deadline Approaching To Comply With Dutch Conditions For Liquidity Support

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion presented to Members of Parliament (MPs) on Wednesday an overview of the Dutch governments conditions for (further) liquidity support. The deadline to comply is July 1.

St. Maarten has received two disbursements of liquidity support funding from the Dutch government. The first amounted to budgetary support of NAf Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jun 2020 06:06 AM

Dutch Conditions Result In Sweeping Changes To Payroll Support Scheme

PHILIPSBURG--A graduated payroll support scheme, public disclosure of payroll support recipients, and a twenty per cent salary cut for private-sector employees are among several sweeping changes to the St. Maarten Stimulus and Relief Plan (SSRP) brought on by the conditions set by the Netherlands for continued financial support, Finance Minister Ardwell Iri Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Jun 2020 11:52 AM

~ WEBINAR for Financial literacy soon to be launched.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion announced on Wednesday that the Dutch Government has imposed additional conditions for recipients of payroll support. The Minister said that these conditions must be implemented by July 1st in order for the Dutch Government to provide the financing Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
18 Jun 2020 06:34 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Sends Letter To Prime Minister Mark Rutte

Philipsburg On May 16th, 2020 State Secretary Knops held and chaired a meeting regarding several urgent matters, including the conditions for further liquidity support from the Kingdom Council. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion were in attendance Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
18 Jun 2020 05:27 AM

Knops Abruptly Leaves Tense Meeting With Jacobs, Irion

~ Knops disrespectful, says Jacobs ~

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs says she and Finance Minister Ardwell Irion were stunned when Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops abruptly ended his live stream during a virtual meeting on Tuesday about the conditions for Dutch financial support to St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jun 2020 09:03 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On June 16th, 2020 State Secretary Knops held and chaired a meeting regarding several urgent matters, including the conditions for further liquidity support from the Kingdom Council. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion were in attendance Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jun 2020 11:37 AM

Iron Debunked Rumors On Salaries And Vacation Pay For Civil Servants.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion announced on Wednesday that the stimulus payments through the SSRP are moving along smoothly for persons that already in the system both for income and unemployment support. He said thus far he said 991 applications have been screened with NAF 471,000.00 paid out. The Minister said the deadline has been extended to June 22nd and thereby called on all persons that are in need of income support to apply on time through the SSRP website.
The Minister said that the government already informed the unions that unless a decision is taken on the vacation pay for civil servants no payment could be processed since they cannot make changes in the system with a solid decision Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jun 2020 11:02 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion said on Wednesday that St. Maarten is not treated as equal partners from the part of the Kingdom. He said that the State Secretary does not show any respect to St. Maartens Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Jun 2020 11:59 AM

~Unions responded to governments proposal on cuts~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion said the government is working on ways to be more transparent regarding the companies that have received payroll support thus far this will enable workers to see if their bosses got the stimulus and did not pay them. The Minister called on companies that were paid to disburse the funds immediately by paying their workers Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Jun 2020 03:44 PM

Duncan Wants Ser Advice On Taxing Monies Leaving Country

NA MP Solange Ludmila Duncan.

PHILIPSBURG--National Alliance (NA) Member of Parliament (MP) Solange Ludmila Duncan recently sent separate letters to General Affairs Minister Silveria Jacobs and Finance Minister Ardwell Irion questioning the impact of funds leaving St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 May 2020 03:21 PM

Buncamper Writes Irion About Effects Of Remittances On Country

Recent lines at money transfer service

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper has written Finance Minister Ardwell Irion about the effects of remittances on St. Maart Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 May 2020 05:13 AM

Irion Says Unions Counter-Proposal Hints Of Demands, Not Suggestions

Union representatives during the meeting.

PHILIPSBURG--The counter-proposal presented to government by unions on Thursday hints of demands as opposed to suggestions, Finance Minister Ardwell Irion said in a press statement last night.

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Source: SMN-News
28 May 2020 12:56 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Scores of Civil Servants including police officers turned up at the Government Administration Building to protest the proposed cut in vacation pay for the years 2020 and 2021.The Chamber of Labor Unions already indicated to the Government of St. Maarten that they were not going to accept cuts in their salaries and or vacation pay to meet the demanded cuts laid down by the Dutch Government.
Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion gave the unions his last proposal on Monday where he indicated that the government of St Read more


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