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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Distinguished Guests, Good Afternoon and welcome to this Luncheon.

Minimum wage and labor market in Statia

Written by Tuesday, 16 July 2013 09:23

BES ISLANDS, Statia - This week State Secretary of social affairs Mrs. Jetta Klijnsma will visit Statia. The main purpose of her visit is to discuss issues like minimum wage and work permits with government and stakeholders.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The intense week with workshops for 93 young St. Maarten artists organized by the Art Saves Lives Foundation is considered a prime example of initiatives that the funding agency wants to support: namely enhancing youngsters to follow their dream.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams gave an update on the Budget on her weekly call-in radio program One on One with the Prime Minister on Pearl 98.1 FM on Friday.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - One of the issues addressed at the Council of Ministers weekly press briefing by the Minister in charge of Finance Martin Hassink on Wednesday was the quarterly financial reports.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Windward Island Teachers Union (WITU) recently had the opportunity to discuss the Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) and the vacation allowance with the Minister responsible for Education, Patricia Lourens.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - It is very important that government start working on the 2014 budget.

Inflation in Dutch Caribbean down again

Written by Thursday, 11 July 2013 09:40

BES Islands - Inflation on all three islands of the Dutch Caribbean fell further in the second quarter of 2013.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The 2013 budget is still a point of discussion for the Council of Ministers and it is very essential that the budget is approved as soon as possible, echoed Minister with the responsible for Finance Martin Hassink.

Central Bank sees less foreign currency

Written by Tuesday, 09 July 2013 15:33

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Seemingly, the Central Bank of St. Maarten and Curacao has been experiencing a decrease in its foreign currency.