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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Minister of Finance Martin Hassink indicated to Members of Parliament that the budget was approved in April to the tune of 457 million guilders in income and expenses and that on paper it was a balanced budget.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Parliament of St. Maarten continued their meeting Thursday, discussing amendments to the 2013 draft budget.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The act of the cft in not lending their approval to the 2013 budget, has not sat too well with a number of Parliamentarians.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - During the continuation of 2013 budget debate on Thursday, the Finance Minister was faced with a barrage of questions coming from among others, Independent Member of Parliament Frans Richardson.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Speaking on the floor of parliament on Wednesday, Member of Parliament of the Democratic Party, Leroy de Weever stated that the 2013 budget which was approved by him and his colleagues four months earlier has proven not to be a repertory budget, but rather one that had holes in it.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The amendments to the 2013 draft budget were a point of contention during a central committee meeting of parliament on Wednesday.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – General Audit Chamber (GAC) is announcing that they have started on the Tax Compliance Performance Audit.
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – As of 2004 the Stichting Ontwikkeling Nederlandse Antillen (SONA) manages the cooperation funds which the Dutch Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Affairs ('BZK') puts available for the islands of the (former) Netherlands Antilles.
Dorcas Foundation receives Naf 73.973,83 from Cooperating Foundations of the Dutch Caribbean for upgrading their Soup kitchenWritten by Saskia Kliphuis Tuesday, 10 September 2013 13:55
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Elated members of the Dorcas Foundation, established in 2002 to formalize the community service activities of the Seventh Day Adventist Community in Cole Bay, received funds for a much needed improvement of their soup kitchen.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - As the island of St. Maarten encounters problems balancing its budget, "Knowing where the money is" is seemingly a top priority for some members of the Parliament of St. Maarten.