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Source: SMN-News
25 Nov 2021 07:58 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, November 18, the Council of Ministers held a fruitful consultation meeting with the Committee for Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) and its members of the Windward Island Civil Servants Union (WICSU/PSU), Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), and Algemene Bond van Overheid en Overige Personeel (ABVO) union as well as a representative of NAPB. The meeting, which was chaired by CCSU Chair Mr. Rafael Boasman, served as an opportunity for the membership to be updated on the Constitutional Courts verdict which confirmed governments position surrounding the three temporary national ordinances and pose their questions concerning this Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Nov 2021 06:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- During Thursdays central committee independent member of parliament, Claudius Buncamper addressed the minister of finance, Ardwell Irion regarding the country packages related to the ministry of finance Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2021 11:26 PM

Chris Asks Irion Whether Doran Will Be Held Liable For Alegria Penalties

MP Christophe Emmanuel.

PHILIPSBURG--Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel on Monday asked Finance Minister Ardwell Irion whether he will make an example of VROMI Minister Egbert Doran and hold him accountable over his mishandling of the Alegria affair that will now cost the tax-payer approximately NAf 500,000.

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Source: 721 News
22 Nov 2021 06:00 PM

Emmanuel To Irion: Will Doran Be Accountable For Alegria Penalties?

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent MP Christophe Emmanuel on Monday asked Finance Minister Ardwell Irion if he will make an example of Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran and hold him accountable over his mishandling of the Alegria affair that will now cost the tax-payer approximately Naf 500,000.

Emmanuel used Irions own words to remind him of his statement earlier this year that Ministers should be made examples of and be held accountable for their actions Read more


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Source: 721 News
20 Nov 2021 12:44 AM

Smmc Upgrades John Cooper Jose Lake Sr. Multipurpose Sports Court

L-R: Department Head of the Department of Sports, Jonelle Richardson, SMMCs Medical Director, Dr. Felix Holiday, Hon. Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, drs. Rodolphe Samuel, Hon. Minister of Finance, Ardwell Irion, Director of the National Sports Institute, Maikel Cornet and Sports Facility Manager Sigfried Hodge.

CAY HILL, Sint Maarten — St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Nov 2021 12:27 PM

PHILIPSBURG The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) through the Department of Sport and its executive arm, the National Sports Institute (NSI) collaborated with the Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) in the refurbishment of the multipurpose court at the John Cooper Jose Lake Ball Park. The Minister of ECYS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SMMC in which renovations would be made to the court in exchange for the temporary usage of space at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex for the ongoing construction of the hospital and the placement of the Covid-19 pavilion Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Nov 2021 04:28 PM

Cbcs Conference: Building Value With Emerging Technologies.

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG:--- On the 2nd of December, 2021, the Centrale Bank van Curaao en Sint Maarten (CBCS), will be hosting the Building Value with Emerging Technologies Conference at the Simpson Bay Resort in Sint Maarten. During this event, several renowned speakers, such as Mr. Olivier Rikken (Partner and founder of Emerging Horizons), Mr. Rik Willard (Founder and Managing Director of Agentic), and Mr. Errol Cova (Head of the Expert Supervision Department and Chair of the Innovation Platform of the CBCS) will provide an insight into blockchain and other emerging technologies Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
12 Nov 2021 12:27 AM

Officials from both sides of the island stand at the Cole Bay border monument on Thursday.

PHILIPSBURG--Leaders from Dutch St. Maarten and French St. Martin conveyed a message of resilience during their respective addresses on the 62nd annual St. Maarten/St. Martin Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021.

  President of the Territorial Council of St. Martin Daniel Gibbs said the theme chosen for this years celebration, We stand triumphant in the face of adversity, has a significant meaning for those who have faced the COVID-19 global pandemic not long after having gone through the worst natural disaster in the islands geographical area.

  We overcame adversity after Hurricane Irma, despite the obstacles, the blockages, and sometimes the sarcasm Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Nov 2021 11:29 PM

Cft Notes Significantly Lower St. Maarten 2021 Budget Deficit

Chairman Raymond Gradus

THE HAGUE--The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT, prior to its visit to St. Maarten last week, sent a letter to St. Maarten Finance Minister Ardwell Irion in which it pointed out that it had identified a significantly lower budget deficit for 2021: 174 million Netherlands Antillean guilders instead of the projected NAf Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Nov 2021 01:35 AM

Richardson Heirs Claim Vineyard: It Is Time For Redemption Now

By Jacqueline Hooftman
Source: The Daily Herald

Alfred Richardson Hassell, born in St. Maarten on November 15, 1887

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — 45 heirs of the late Alfred Richardson are the owners of the Over the Bank and Vineyard Heights area, liquidator Mylene Imelda Richardson revealed to The Daily Herald. Forty heirs have come forward to claim what is rightfully theirs, and to stop the unlawful actions of the Government of St. Maarten.

In addition to in St. Maarten, Richardson heirs reside in Curaao, Aruba, Bonaire, the Netherlands, Italy and the United States Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Nov 2021 11:57 AM

Secret Recording And Statements With Chairman Of Parliament Is A Up Internal Matter.

PHILIPSBURG: --- Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran in response to questions posed by the media on Wednesday at the Council of Minister's press briefing regarding the statements made in a secret recording of the chairman of parliament said that he is of the opinion that the matter is an internal matter of the United Peoples Party (UPP) Read more


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Source: 721 News
02 Nov 2021 01:28 PM

Minister Irion Approves Aps Budget 2022

Cayhill, Sint Maarten, — On October 29, 2021, Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten received a letter from Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion informing the pension fund that its 2022 budget has been approved. The deadline for approval was November 1.

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, APS net operational result in 2022 is expected to be positive at ANG 13.6 million, driven by strong positive results on investments Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Nov 2021 11:12 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On October 29, 2021, Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten received a letter from Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion informing the pension fund that its 2022 budget has been approved. The deadline for approval was November 1.

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, APS net operational result in 2022 is expected to be positive at ANG 13.6 million, driven by strong positive results on investments Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Oct 2021 09:29 AM

The Minister Of Vromi Lied To Parliament

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Documents from the Ministry of VROMI in the ongoing saga about government long lease land situated at Over The Bank, paints a contradictory picture than what was relayed to Parliament by Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran. In fact, the documents paints Doran as a liar.

Doran, on multiple occasions, told Parliament that information could not be found on the 50 plus persons who were granted land in long lease by former VROMI Minister Angel Myers. Doran stressed that nothing at all could be found anywhere in the government’s administration or from civil servants Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Oct 2021 07:35 PM

Central Committee Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Draft National Decree On International Assistance With The Levying Of Taxes.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on October 22, 2021.

The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for Friday at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Finance, Mr. Ardwell Irion will be present.

The agenda point is:
Draft National Decree, containing general measures, in connection with the implementation of Article 61a of the General National Ordinance on Country Taxes (National Decree on international assistance with the levying of taxes (IS/081/2021-2022 dated October 1, 2021)

Due to measures taken to mitigate the coronavirus (COVID-19), the House of Parliament is only allowing persons with an appointment to enter the Parliament building.
The parliamentary sessions will be carried live on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
14 Oct 2021 03:01 PM

Aps Offers Budget 2022 To Minister Of Finance.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On September 29, 2021, before the annual deadline of October 1st, stipulated in the National Ordinance, Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten (APS) offered its proposed Budget 2022 to the Honorable Minister of Finance Mr. Ardwell Irion.

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, APS net operational result in 2022 is expected to be positive at ANG 13.6 million, driven by strong positive results on investments Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Sep 2021 11:36 PM

Finance Minister Signed Off On Land For Family Member Minister Doran

PHILIPSBURG--Ardwell Irion, Minister of Finance on behalf of National Alliance (NA), signed for the issuance of long-lease land in the area Over the Bank, to a relative of his NA party colleague Egbert Doran, Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Sep 2021 11:54 PM

Minister Of Vsa Chairs First Tripartite Meeting Of Year

Representatives of government, SZV and SMMC during Tripartite meeting of September 17.

PHILIPSBURG--The first 2021 Government, St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC), Social and Health Insurances SZV Tripartite meeting was held on Friday, September 17. It was the first meeting that government took part in since it discontinued its participation in 2020. This was announced in a press release from SZV on Monday.

  The meeting was chaired by Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley, welcoming representatives of SZV, SMMC and several members of the Ministry of VSA, including Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion and his staff.

  Ottley emphasised on the importance of governments participation in the Tripartite meetings, stating All three entities, government, SZV and SMMC share the overall objective of having qualitative, affordable and accessible health care for the residents and visitors of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 Sep 2021 10:10 PM

Irion Clarifies Tax Reform Concerns, Encourages Healthy Discussions

Finance Minister Ardwell Irion.

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion sought to clarify concerns regarding the recent tax reform suggestions presented in Parliament recently Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Sep 2021 06:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Sunday said the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion proved once again that the financial information he shares with the Parliament and the people of St. Maarten cannot be trusted. The misinformation and hiding of the truth continue, MP Emmanuel said.
The MP was referring to the disclosure by Minister Irion that a 7.5% sales tax for online purchases is on the table as part of the governments tax reform plans Read more


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Source: 721 News
19 Sep 2021 05:12 PM

Emmanuel: Finance Minister Proves Again He Cannot Be Trusted With Financial Information

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Sunday said the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion proved once again that the financial information he shares with the Parliament and the people of St. Maarten cannot be trusted. The mis-information and hiding of the truth continues, MP Emmanuel said.
The MP was referring to the disclosure by Minister Irion that a 7.5% sales tax for online purchases is on the table as part of the governments tax reform plans Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Sep 2021 11:43 PM

7.5% Tax Proposed For Online Purchases, To Level Playing Field, Stimulate Buying Local

Finance Minister Ardwell Irion in Parliament on Thursday.

~ 12.5% VAT off the table ~ 

PHILIPSBURG--If a proposal currently on the table goes into effect, consumers purchasing items online such as from Amazon will be required to pay a 7.5 per cent tax on the items, they buy on the world wide web.

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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Sep 2021 10:37 AM

New Building Codes And Environmental Norms Presented To Build Back Better

Final reports on Building Codes and Technical Norms were handed to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Finance Minister Ardwell Irion on behalf of VROMI Minister Egbert Doran together Read more


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Source: 721 News
13 Sep 2021 10:13 AM

A Message To Minister Of Finance Mr. Ardwell Irion

The tax witch hunt should first and foremost start with the large foreign business investors prior to going after our struggling local businesses. In fact government should give incentives, tax break/relief and even exemption to local businesses for a period of time. It is Minister of Finance Mr. Ardwell Irion’s turn to show case his ambitious plan in turning around our bleak financial situation into a balanced then onto a bright one.

Armed with a law book presented by tax advisors Tax Inspector Mr Read more

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