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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Mar 2021 12:04 AM

St. Maarten House Hosts Debate By Second Chamber Candidates

A screenshot of the virtual debate in progress.

THE HAGUE--The Cabinet of St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus hosted a virtual debate by Dutch Caribbean and South American-affiliated candidates of six Dutch political parties on Friday, March 12.

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Source: 721 News
30 Dec 2020 11:22 PM

Emmanuel Requests LetterViolenus Read To Dutch Govt.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands for the position St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Dec 2020 04:31 PM

Emmanuel Requests Letter Violenus Read To Dutch Govt.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands for the position St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Dec 2020 03:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands of the position St Read more


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Source: 721 News
24 Dec 2020 06:58 PM

Pm Jacobs And State Secretary Knops Signs The Third Tranche Of Liquidity Support

~ Country Package agreements & extension of NAf 50 million loan secured ~

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — Sint Maarten was able to secure and finalize the necessary agreements for the third tranche of liquidity support after meeting additional conditions that were set during the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting held on Friday, December 18. On Monday, December 21, the government of Sint Maarten sent a clarification letter to State Secretary Knops responding to the additional requirement and confirmation was received from BZK to move forward with the agreements which were finalized in a virtual signing on both sides of the Atlantic this morning, Tuesday, December 22, 2020.

Leading up to the RMRmeeting,preparations had been made on a technical level, in order forState Secretary Knops to deliver a positive adviceto theRMRforSt Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Dec 2020 02:52 PM

~ Country Package agreements & extension of NAf 50 million loans secured ~

PHILIPSBURG:---  Sint Maarten was able to secure and finalize the necessary agreements for the third tranche of liquidity support after meeting additional conditions that were set during the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting held on Friday, December 18. On Monday, December 21, the government of Sint Maarten sent a clarification letter to State Secretary Knops responding to the additional requirement, and confirmation was received from BZK to move forward with the agreements which were finalized in a virtual signing on both sides of the Atlantic this morning, Tuesday, December 22, 2020.

Leading up to the RMR meeting, preparations had been made on a technical level, in order for State Secretary Knops to deliver positive advice to the RMR for St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Dec 2020 09:03 AM

Government Responds To Rmr Moving Of The Goalpost For Liquidity Support

Philipsburg In the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting held this morning in the Netherlands, Sint Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus was present to deliver Sint Maartens position for receiving the third tranche of liquidity support. However, this was not before an agenda point pertaining to statements made in a central committee meeting of Sint Maartens Parliament held on Monday, December 14, were addressed and discussed.

Following the RMR meeting, St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Dec 2020 12:11 AM

Government Responds To Rmr Moving Of The Goalpost For Liquidity Support.

PHILIPSBURG:--- In the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting held this morning in the Netherlands, Sint Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus was present to deliver Sint Maartens position for receiving the third tranche of liquidity support. However, this was not before an agenda point pertaining to statements made in a central committee meeting of Sint Maartens Parliament held on Monday, December 14, were addressed and discussed.

Following the RMR meeting, St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Oct 2020 12:00 AM

Up Considering Candidates For PanneflekS Replacement

VSA Minister Richard Panneflek (left), TEATT Minister Ludmila de Weever (second left) and Minister Plenipotentiary Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Oct 2020 01:57 PM

No Deal Yet At Kingdom Council Of Ministers

St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus on his way to the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting last Friday. (Otti Thomas/Amigoe photo)

THE HAGUE--The continued negotiations between the Netherlands and Aruba and Curaao about the third liquidity support tranche and future COVID-19 assistance meant that no decision was taken during Fridays Kingdom Council of Ministers.

Ministers Plenipotentiary Anthony Begina of Curaao, Eddy Paris of Aruba (acting) and Rene Violenus of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Aug 2020 03:46 PM

No Third Tranche Liquidity Support For St. Maarten

St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus arrives at the Binnenhof in The Hague for the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting on Friday. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

THE HAGUE--St. Maarten will not receive any funding from the third tranche liquidity support because the country has failed, for a second time, to meet the conditions of the second tranche Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Aug 2020 03:46 PM

No Concrete Results, But There Is Optimism

The three plenipotentiary ministers being interviewed after Fridays meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers. From left: Guillfred Besaril of Aruba, Rene Violenus of St. Maarten and Raymond Begina of Curaao. (Suzanne Koelega )

THE HAGUE--The Kingdom Council of Ministers on Friday didnt yield any concrete agreements. Nevertheless, the plenipotentiary ministers of Aruba, Curaao and St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Aug 2020 04:24 PM

Warm Welcome For 36 St. Maarten Students

The traditional group photo of the newly-arrived St. Maarten students at Amsterdams Schiphol Airport on Wednesday morning. (Kevin Javois pho

The official evening programme at Hampton Hilton Hotel in Hoofddorp on Wednesday included several speeches and many encouraging words for the newly-arrived students. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

HOOFDDORP--A warm welcome awaited the 36 St. Maarten students who arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday morning. The staff of the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary was at Schiphol Airport to welcome the group and in the evening, after a few logistical matters and a little bit of rest, the students attended the official welcome ceremonBecause the students were very tired after a long flight, added to a dose of nervousness about entering the next phase of their lives, the evening programme was kept short with a welcome message by Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus and addresses by law student Sjoerd Scott and Kingdom Council of State member Maria van der Sluijs-Plantz.

Violenus, who came on the flight with the students together with his children, welcomed the students to their new home for the next four to five years Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Jul 2020 02:57 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs To Attend Kingdom Council Of Ministers Meeting In The Netherlands Today

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Based upon the approved motion passed in the Parliament of Sint Maarten on July 8, Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs left for The Netherlands earlier today to join our Minister
Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus in the Kingdom Council of Ministers’ meeting in The Hague on July 10, 2020.

The motion was approved with 15 votes for and 0 votes against supporting the decision of the Government of Sint Maarten to reject the conditions as presented in the Concept Rijkswet Caribische Hervormingsentiteiten and to present a counter proposal to the Kingdom Council of Ministers.

During her closing remarks in Parliament, Prime Minister Jacobs stated, ‘I am willing to stand on the frontlines for the people of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jul 2020 04:53 PM

Curaao, St. Maarten Reject Dutch Package

St. Maarten Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs as she arrives at the Binnenhof on Friday morning for a meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers. Directly behind her is St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Jul 2020 09:19 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Based upon the approved motion passed in the Parliament of Sint Maarten on July 8, Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs left for The Netherlands earlier today to join our Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus in the Kingdom Council of Ministers' meeting in The Hague on July 10, 2020.

The motion was approved with 15 votes for and 0 votes against supporting the decision of the Government of Sint Maarten to reject the conditions as presented in the Concept Rijkswet Caribische Hervormingsentiteiten and to present a counter-proposal to the Kingdom Council of Ministers.

During her closing remarks in Parliament, Prime Minister Jacobs stated, 'I am willing to stand on the frontlines for the people of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
06 Jul 2020 12:38 PM

Countries Protest Speed Of Reforms Not Doable

THE HAGUE – The governments of Aruba, Curaao and St. Maarten on Friday again sought attention for the challenges that they are facing during the coronavirus crisis. The three countries ministers of plenipotentiary were critical of the speed that The Hague is demanding in the execution of reform measures.

Ministers Plenipotentiary Anthony Begina of Curaao, Guillfred Besaril of Aruba and Rene Violenus of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jul 2020 04:56 AM

Countries Protest Speed Of Reforms Not Doable

From left: Ministers Plenipotentiary Guillfred Besaril of Aruba (left), Rene Violenus of St. Maarten (centre) and Anthony Begina of Curaao after Fridays Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting. (Otti Thomas/Amigoe photo)

THE HAGUE--The governments of Aruba, Curaao and St. Maarten on Friday again sought attention for the challenges that they are facing during the coronavirus crisis Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Jul 2020 08:23 AM

Caribbean Countries Want To Reform, But Not As Quickly As The Dutch Government Demands

THE HAGUE – Curaao, Aruba and Sint Maarten would like to reform, but not as quickly as the Dutch cabinet asks. The pace that the Netherlands is demanding in exchange for aid is too high, the plenipotentiary ministers of the Caribbean countries of the Kingdom said after consultation with the Dutch government.

They believe that more attention should be paid to local conditions. The differences are not being considered. We have difficulty with that, said Guillfred Besaril from Aruba Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 May 2020 09:42 PM

Council Of Ministers To Deliberate Dutch Proposal For Financial Assistance With Parliament

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The Council of Minister of St. Maarten has received a proposal from the Kingdom Council of Ministers on the liquidity support for St. Maarten to be able to carry out the Sint Maarten Stimulus and Relief Plan (SSRP).

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra and State Secretary Raymond Knops, in a hastily called meeting with the Prime Ministers of the Dutch Caribbean via video conference, verbally outlined the intentions of the Netherlands to assist the countries in this time of crisis and beyond Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 May 2020 06:25 PM

Council Of Ministers To Deliberate Dutch Proposal For Financial Assistance With Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Council of Minister of St. Maarten has received a proposal from the Kingdom Council of Ministers on the liquidity support for St. Maarten to be able to carry out the Sint Maarten Stimulus and Relief Plan (SSRP).

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra and State Secretary Raymond Knops, in a hastily called meeting with the Prime Ministers of the Dutch Caribbean via video conference, verbally outlined the intentions of the Netherlands to assist the countries in this time of crisis and beyond Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Mar 2020 05:17 AM

Governor Urges New Ministers To Take Up Role With Sense Of Urgency

From left: Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Rodolphe Samuel; Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour VSA Richard Panneflek; Minister of Tour Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Mar 2020 06:07 PM

Gobernador Recibe Informe Final S. Jacobs

HARBOUR VIEW – El 26 de marzo del 2020, Su Excelencia el Gobernador de Sint Maarten, El Dres. E.B. Holiday, recibi el informe final actualizado de la formadora Silveria Jacobs.

La formadora acept la comisin para formar un nuevo gobierno que cuenta con el apoyo de una amplia mayora en el Parlamento compuesto por la fraccin NA y la fraccin UP Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Mar 2020 04:57 PM

Governor Receives Final Report S. Jacobs

HARBOUR VIEW On March 26, 2020, His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E.B. Holiday,
received the updated final report from formateur S. Jacobs.

The formateur has accepted the commission to form a new government which has the support of a broad majority in Parliament comprised of the NA-fraction and the UP-fraction. The new government consists of Ministers who are committed to the promotion of the well being of Sint Maarten, who will amongst others give priority to concluding the legislation regarding the combating of money laundering and financing of terrorism, including the penal procedure code, the development of initiatives aimed at the sustainable social economic recovery of Sint Maarten including the execution of the agreements made with The Netherlands and the World Bank, realizing sustainable government finances, including the completion of the 2020 budget, the safety and security of Sint Maarten by investing in the strengthening of the law and order services, the improvement of our environment with an emphasis on realizing sustainable waste management solutions, and the amending of the electoral laws Read more


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