Island Financial

Island Financial (984)

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.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Corporate management has entered an era in which the SXM business community and government entities are inclined to take more risks in order to meet their principal objectives.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – President of Parliament Hon. Gracita Arrindell met with Minister of Finance Hon. Martin Hassink on Thursday to discuss handling of amendments to the 2012 and 2013 national budgets.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Wednesday after their practice the young drummers of the Council of Cultural and Artistic Expressions Youth Drumband (Cocaae) were surprised with a big cheque from funding agency Cooperating Foundations.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Representatives of Soualiga Social Movement met with the Social Economic Council to discuss the role of NGO's in the socio-economic development of Sint Maarten.

HOLLAND - The Dutch annual rate of inflation reached 2.9% in June, a rise of 0.1 percentage point on May, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday.