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Source: SMN-News
31 Jan 2023 07:49 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The dynamic and colorful new brand identity fits the SOAB of now and the future.
Last Monday, SOAB St. Maarten celebrated the launch of the companys new brand identity during a festive gathering of staff and clients at its office at Osprey Drive 4 in St. Maarten. During this event, guests were officially introduced to the new logo and brand identity presented in the presence of Prime Minister of St. Maarten, Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs, and Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion.
SOAB, founded as a foundation in 1994 to act as the internal auditor of the government of the then Netherlands Antilles, has made significant internal changes since 2020 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Jan 2023 12:14 AM

Sxm Notary Richards Launches New Website

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (second right), Minister Egbert Doran (second left), Minister Ardwell Irion (right) and staff member (left) with civil law notary Keshia Richards (centr Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Jan 2023 11:52 AM

La Mocin Del Parlamentario Emmanuel Sobre Los Pases De Mullet Bay En El Parlamento

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Una mocin presentada por el parlamentario independiente Christophe Emmanuel que insta al gobierno, como accionista del Banco Central, a retrasar cualquier venta de Mullet Bay hasta que se complete la investigacin del Parlamento sobre Mullet Bay, aprobada en el Parlamento el viernes con nueve votos a favor de la mocin y tres en contra. La mocin tambin peda que se concedieran a St. Maarten los derechos de preferencia para comprar Mullet Bay.

El Parlamentario Emmanuel, al motivar su voto sobre la mocin, dej en claro que hay ciertos temas con los que no se puede y nunca se debe jugar en el mbito de la poltica Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2023 06:45 PM

Good Corporate Governance Conference Planned. Register To Participate.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- On January 20 and 21, a unique conference on corporate governance will take place at the initiative of the Government of Sint Maarten. This two-day conference is organized by NR Governance and VANEPS; the conference venue is Sonesta Maho Beach Hotel.

 The conference is intended for everyone in Sint Maarten who holds or aspires to a management or supervisory position and aims to further professionalize their knowledge and skills.

 Representatives from all sectors are invited: organizations ranging from the (semi-)public sector to financial institutions and organizations in tourism, welfare, and health.

Questions that will be discussed at the conference are, for example: how should you, as a supervisor or supervisory director, properly fulfill your employer's role vis--vis the board? What is the best way to navigate when the organization is in dire straits? What skill requirements can you place on directors and supervisory directors and how should you evaluate supervisors and directors effectively? How can we on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2023 04:20 PM

Good Corporate Governance Conference Planned. Register To Participate.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- On January 20 and 21, a unique conference on corporate governance will take place at the initiative of the Government of Sint Maarten. This two-day conference is organized by NR Governance and VANEPS; the conference venue is Sonesta Maho Beach Hotel.

The conference is intended for everyone in Sint Maarten who holds or aspires to a management or supervisory position and aims to further professionalize their knowledge and skills.

Representatives from all sectors are invited: organizations ranging from the (semi-)public sector to financial institutions and organizations in tourism, welfare, and health.
Questions that will be discussed at the conference are, for example: how should you, as a supervisor or supervisory director, properly fulfill your employer's role vis--vis the board? What is the best way to navigate when the organization is in dire straits? What skill requirements can you place on directors and supervisory directors and how should you evaluate supervisors and directors effectively? How can we on St Read more


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Source: 721 News
07 Jan 2023 01:49 PM

Accomplishments Of General Affairs Minister For Civil Servants

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten —Silveria Jacobs has been Prime Minister of Sint Maarten for almost 4 years. Being Prime Minister also entails being Minister of General Affairs. The Ministry in charge of Personnel Affairs of civil servants. Prior to becoming Minister of General Affairs, Jacobs had many opinions on what civil servants were supposed to earn; which benefits should be for locals; how low the salaries for cleaners are; and how some of these cleaners and civilservants have reached their ceiling years ago.

Almost 4 years removed from those statements, Jacobs has not kept any of her political and pre-swearing promises to civil servants and their families Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2023 12:39 PM

Exclusive: At Least Three Politicians Duped Nrpb Through Esp Program. (Updated)

PHILIPSBURG: --- At least three known politicians will soon have to appear in courts as the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) tries to recover monies
that was given to them for specific investment projects.
SMN News learned that each of the politicians received between one hundred to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars to invest through the Enterprise Support Project (ESP) and they never invested the monies for which it was secured.
According to the information SMN News received the three politicians were asked to repay the NRPB but they opted not to do so as such the NRPB is now moving to courts to recover the money that was loaned to them.
The politicians that requested money for investment purposes are United St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2023 12:39 PM

Exclusive: At Least Three Politicians Duped Nrpb Through Esp Program. (Updated1)

PHILIPSBURG: --- At least three known politicians will soon have to appear in courts as the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) tries to recover monies
that was given to them for specific investment projects.
SMN News learned that each of the politicians received between one hundred to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars to invest through the Enterprise Support Project (ESP) and they never invested the monies for which it was secured.
According to the information SMN News received the three politicians were asked to repay the NRPB but they opted not to do so as such the NRPB is now moving to courts to recover the money that was loaned to them.
The politicians that requested money for investment purposes are United St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Dec 2022 12:15 AM

Village At The Border Opens Its First Phase

St. Maartens newest mixed-use location The Village at the Border at Bethlehem Estate, Dutch Quarter, officially opened its first phase on Wednesday, December 14.  From left: Carrefour representatives Anil Sabnani and Danny Ramchandani with BRED co-directors Rufus Plantz and Astrid Plantz Gartner, and Acting Minister of Infrastructure VROMI Ardwell Irion Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Dec 2022 12:49 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion announced on Wednesday that the government of St. Maarten found a solution within hours after heavy equipment operators took action for nonpayment of work. He said the contractors were paid for two months and that work will continue until government finalizes the tender process. Ardwell said the tender process took longer than the government would have liked while there was an unsuccessful tender that was sent back from the governors office, and this had to be corrected.
He said that the government of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Dec 2022 12:22 PM

~ Prince Bernard Bridge and Fort Amsterdam are on the list.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of VROMI Ardwell Irion announced on Wednesday that the government of St. Maarten intends to hold companies accountable for works they were paid for and it was not done or not completed.
The Minister said that it is unfortunate the government paid certain companies to conduct repair works and these works were not conducted Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 Dec 2022 06:01 PM

~Ife was nominated by the U.S. Consulate and is the first St. Maartener to be selected for this premier program~

PHILIPSBURG:---  A delegation from the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Consulate Curacao traveled to the island of Sint Maarten during Global Entrepreneurship Week. In addition to other official courtesy meetings, the Chief of Mission and Consul General, the Honorable Ms. Bond, invited a handful of key stakeholders to dinner for an opportunity to share challenges pertaining to economic growth, explore commercial opportunities, and discover ways in which the U.S Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Nov 2022 09:56 PM

St. Maarten Academy Psve Recibe Una Mencin Honorfica Por Su Actuacin En El Concurso Nacional De Lanzamientos Juveniles Por Parte De La Primera Ministra Y El Ministro De Finanzas.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El concurso National Youth Pitch que tuvo lugar el domingo 20 de noviembre de 2022 fue organizado por el Ministerio de Finanzas e Islandpreneur.

Siete equipos de varias escuelas participaron en este intenso entrenamiento y competencia, pero Island Croppin, se destac por su idea en torno a la agricultura. Nuestra honorable Primera Ministra, la Sra. Silveria Jacobs, elogi a nuestra escuela por tener una solucin comercial sostenible para la isla Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Nov 2022 12:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The National Youth Pitch competition that took place on Sunday, November 20th, 2022 was organized by the Ministry of Finance and Islandpreneur.
Seven teams from various schools took part in this intense training and competition but Island Croppin stood out for their idea surrounding agriculture. Our honorable Prime Minister, Ms. Silveria Jacobs commended our school for having a sustainable business solution for the Island Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
21 Nov 2022 10:30 PM

MpcS Upcycl Dominates Youth Pitch Competition

The winners: From left: Finance Minister Ardwell Irion; National Youth Pitch Competition project manager Dr. Ife Badejo; Upcycl team members Jael Jong-A-Lock, Kymora Reed, Isaiah Peterson, and Rani Plattel (not in picture), Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and host King Vers.

~ St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Nov 2022 10:11 PM

MpcS Upcycl Gana Concurso Nacional De Pitch Para Jovenes. St. Dominic Gana El Como El Favorito De La Multitud

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La final del primer Concurso Nacional de Mdula Juvenil se llev a cabo el 20 de noviembre con siete (7) equipos que representaban el 70% de las escuelas secundarias frente a cinco (5) jueces que competan por ganar ANG 10,000.

El Concurso Nacional de Lanzamientos para Jvenes fue diseado para desarrollar la educacin financiera, perfeccionar las habilidades empresariales y fomentar la cultura innovadora entre los jvenes. Estas finales, que se llevaron a cabo en el Edificio de la Administracin Gubernamental con ms de 100 personas en la audiencia.

Las finales tambin se transmitieron en vivo a las pginas de Facebook de Global Entrepreneurship Week Sint Maarten, Islandpreneur, TelEm y Government of Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Nov 2022 06:20 PM

~The National Youth Pitch Competition was a huge success. St. Dominic wins Crowd Favorite~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The finals of the first-ever National Youth Pith Competition was held on November 20 with seven (7) teams representing 70% of the secondary schools pitched in front of five (5) judges vying to win ANG 10 000. The National Youth Pitch Competition was designed to develop financial literacy, hone entrepreneurial skills and foster an innovative culture among the youth. These finals were held at the Government Administration Building with more than 100 persons in the audience Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Nov 2022 10:36 PM

Week Of Events Planned For Global Entrepreneurs Week

Finance Minister Ardwell Irion speaking to students.

PHILIPSBURG--The Ministry of Finance is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) November 14-20. During this week, the ministry will be joining various other countries worldwide in coming together to host events geared towards creating solutions for worldwide economic growth Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Nov 2022 11:47 AM

~Week-long events planned for the Ministry~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Ministry of Finance will be celebrating Global Entrepreneur Week, from November 14-20. During this week, the Ministry will be joining various other countries worldwide in coming together to host events geared towards creating solutions for worldwide economic growth. The focus of this week centers around the finals for the National Youth Pitch Competition, taking place on November 20.

Last Pitch Practice

The last pitch practice for the Youth Pitch Competition will take place on November 17, giving the students one last opportunity to practice their pitch Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Nov 2022 09:32 AM

Ministerio De Hacienda Celebra La Semana Mundial Del Emprendedor

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten El Ministerio de Finanzas celebrar la Semana Global del Emprendedor, del 14 al 20 de noviembre. Durante esta semana, el Ministerio se unir a otros pases de todo el mundo para organizar eventos orientados a crear soluciones para el crecimiento econmico mundial. El enfoque de esta semana se centra en las finales del Concurso Nacional de Lanzamientos Juveniles, que tendr lugar el 20 de noviembre.

Prctica del ltimo lanzamiento
La ltima prctica de lanzamiento para la competencia de lanzamiento juvenil se llevar a cabo el 17 de noviembre, lo que brindar a los estudiantes una ltima oportunidad para practicar su lanzamiento Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Nov 2022 12:36 AM

Seven Teams Pitch For Naf. 10,000 In Youth Pitch Competition Finals

 Ife Badejo and Finance Minister Ardwell Irion going over the finance assignment of a finalist team.

PHILIPSBURG--Seven teams will be pitching for a chance to win a NAf.10,000 cash prize in the National Youth Pitch Competition on November 20.

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Source: SMN-News
14 Nov 2022 04:21 PM

~Seven teams pitch to win ANG 10 000 at the Finals of the National Youth Pitch Competition on Nov. 20~

PHILIPSBURG:---  Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the largest entrepreneurship campaign in the world with national hosts in more than 180 countries and 20 000 local partner organizations. Powered by the Global Entrepreneurship Network and with the support of Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, GEW 2022 celebrates 15 years of promoting entrepreneurship around the world. This year, throughout November 14 - 20th, countries will host activities under the key themes: of ecosystems, inclusion, education, and policy.

As a part of the GEW Dutch Caribbean, St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Nov 2022 09:45 AM

Dutch State Secretary Or Government Does Not Know Miedema.

~ Proposal to refinance loans seems like a scam.~

PHILIPSBURG:---Dutch State Secretary Alexandra Van Huffelen in a letter to the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion in response to his letter enquiring of the Dutch loan and guarantees said that Miedema is not known to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or anyone in the Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Nov 2022 11:21 PM

Grisha Responds To Irion On Dutch-Based Consortium Interested In Refinancing Loans

Finance Minister Ardwell Irion.

PHILIPSBURG--A Dutch-based financial consortium which was interested in exploring the possibilities of refinancing the liquidity support loans that St. Maarten has received from the Netherlands, became a topic of discussion recently after statements made by Finance Minister Read more


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