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Source: 721 News
03 Oct 2021 09:24 PM

Minister Richardson Asks Minister Grapperhaus To Expand Cooperation Beyond Kpsm

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Monday September 27, 2021, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson, accompanied by the Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus visited Minister of Justice and Security in the Netherlands Mr. Ferdinand Grapperhaus.
In closing of her meetings with her Dutch counterparts, Minister Richardson paid a visit to Minister Grapperhaus.

There she reflected on the positive experience that she had during the work visit and the possibilities for further cooperation that the Minister saw, and which she felt needed to be explored Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Sep 2021 12:37 PM

A group of the new batch of St. Maarten students during the workshop at the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary in The Hague. (Photo by Yannick Mardenborough)

Engaged students during the workshop with at left, co-facilitator Edwina Hodge of Unified St. Maarten Connection. (Photo by Yannick Mardenborough)

THE HAGUE--The Cabinet of the St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary in The Hague hosted an event for the new St. Maarten students last Saturday as part of the Orientation Programme that assists the students in getting settled and to equip them with the tools that they need for a well-balanced life in the Netherlands.

  At the request of the student guidance counsellors for the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Sep 2021 09:01 AM

Minister Richardson Asks Minister Grapperhaus To Expand Cooperation Beyond Kpsm.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday, September 27, 2021, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson, accompanied by Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus visited Minister of Justice and Security in the Netherlands Mr. Ferdinand Grapperhaus.
In closing of her meetings with her Dutch counterparts, Minister Richardson paid a visit to Minister Grapperhaus Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Sep 2021 01:11 PM

Richardson And Knops Agree On Steps To Be Taken For New Prison

State Secretary Raymond Knops (centre) received both Minister of Justice Anna Richardson and Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus on Friday.

 THE HAGUE--Justice Minister Anna Richardson and Dutch caretaker State Secretary for Interior Affairs and Kingdom Relations BZK Raymond Knops met together with Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus, in The Hague, on Thursday, September 23 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Sep 2021 09:48 AM

Naf. 22M For St. Maarten

From left to right: St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus, Aruba Minister Plenipotentiary Guillfred Besaril and Curaao Minister Plenipotentiary Carlson Manuel after Fridays Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting. (Suzanne Koelega photo 

THE HAGUE--St. Maarten will be receiving the seventh tranche of liquidity support from the Dutch government within short Read more


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Source: 721 News
24 Sep 2021 02:31 AM

Minister Richardson Pays A Visit To State Secretary Knops

THE NETHERLANDS — The main items on the agenda of the meeting between Minister Richardson and State Secretary Knops on Thursday September 23, 2021 were the status of the discussions with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in connection with building a new prison, the Plan of Approach for the Pointe Blanche prison, measure H.11 of the Country package for Sint Maarten which concerns the further strengthening of Sint Maartens border control agencies with assistance of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee, and the status of the Function Book for KPSM Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Sep 2021 11:47 PM

Ole Tales, Sweet Memories Book Presented At St. Maarten House

Maria Plantz (left) presents a copy of the book Ole Tales, Sweet Memories to St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus at the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary in The Hague on Wednesday evening. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

THE HAGUE--The new book of Maria Plantz and her father Charles Irving Plantz Ole Tales, Sweet Memories was launched at the Cabinet of the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2021 09:18 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The main items on the agenda of the meeting between Minister Richardson and State Secretary Knops on Thursday, September 23, 2021, were the status of the discussions with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in connection with building a new prison, the Plan of Approach for the Pointe Blanche prison, measure H.11 of the Country package for Sint Maarten which concerns the further strengthening of Sint Maartens border control agencies with the assistance of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee, and the status of the Function Book for KPSM Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Sep 2021 09:03 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On 14 September 2021, the Island(er)s at the Helm program hosted its first Kingdom-wide event with societal partners and other stakeholders. This meeting is the start of a five-year collaboration that brings together researchers and societal partners to use technical, traditional, and contemporary knowledge practices to study climate change adaptation. Working closely together, the Island(er)s at the Helm program will co-create sustainable and inclusive solutions for social adaptation to climate challenges in the (Dutch) Caribbean.

In this event, participating organizations and researchers exchanged ideas for collaboration within the Island(er)s at the Helm research program Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Jun 2021 08:13 PM

No Sixth Tranche Liquidity Support

Curaaos new Minister Plenipotentiary Carlson Manuel attended the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting for the first time on Friday. Afterwards, he spoke to the media. Passing behind him is St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

THE HAGUE--Because Curaao and St. Maarten for the most part are not complying with the conditions of the sixth tranche of liquidity support, the Kingdom Council of Ministers on Friday decided to hold off on the allocation of this funding (see related story) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 May 2021 04:18 PM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Travels To Netherlands To Rectify Non-Payment Of Liquidity Support

Philipsburg Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion traveled to the Netherlands yesterday, May 25, 2021, to rectify the non-payment of the fifth tranche of liquidity support Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 May 2021 11:27 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion traveled to the Netherlands yesterday, May 25, 2021, to rectify the non-payment of the fifth tranche of liquidity support Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 May 2021 07:55 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs sent a terse response to State Secretary Raymond Knops letter of May 12th, with regards to the delays of the 5th tranche NAf 39 million liquidity support expected by St. Maarten since the week following the decision made on April 23rd in the Kingdom Council. In responding to the May 12th letter, Prime Minister Jacobs drew reference to the events leading to the delays Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Mar 2021 12:04 AM

St. Maarten House Hosts Debate By Second Chamber Candidates

A screenshot of the virtual debate in progress.

THE HAGUE--The Cabinet of St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus hosted a virtual debate by Dutch Caribbean and South American-affiliated candidates of six Dutch political parties on Friday, March 12.

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Source: 721 News
30 Dec 2020 11:22 PM

Emmanuel Requests LetterViolenus Read To Dutch Govt.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands for the position St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Dec 2020 04:31 PM

Emmanuel Requests Letter Violenus Read To Dutch Govt.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands for the position St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Dec 2020 03:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands of the position St Read more


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Source: 721 News
24 Dec 2020 06:58 PM

Pm Jacobs And State Secretary Knops Signs The Third Tranche Of Liquidity Support

~ Country Package agreements & extension of NAf 50 million loan secured ~

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — Sint Maarten was able to secure and finalize the necessary agreements for the third tranche of liquidity support after meeting additional conditions that were set during the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting held on Friday, December 18. On Monday, December 21, the government of Sint Maarten sent a clarification letter to State Secretary Knops responding to the additional requirement and confirmation was received from BZK to move forward with the agreements which were finalized in a virtual signing on both sides of the Atlantic this morning, Tuesday, December 22, 2020.

Leading up to the RMRmeeting,preparations had been made on a technical level, in order forState Secretary Knops to deliver a positive adviceto theRMRforSt Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Dec 2020 02:52 PM

~ Country Package agreements & extension of NAf 50 million loans secured ~

PHILIPSBURG:---  Sint Maarten was able to secure and finalize the necessary agreements for the third tranche of liquidity support after meeting additional conditions that were set during the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting held on Friday, December 18. On Monday, December 21, the government of Sint Maarten sent a clarification letter to State Secretary Knops responding to the additional requirement, and confirmation was received from BZK to move forward with the agreements which were finalized in a virtual signing on both sides of the Atlantic this morning, Tuesday, December 22, 2020.

Leading up to the RMR meeting, preparations had been made on a technical level, in order for State Secretary Knops to deliver positive advice to the RMR for St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Dec 2020 09:03 AM

Government Responds To Rmr Moving Of The Goalpost For Liquidity Support

Philipsburg In the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting held this morning in the Netherlands, Sint Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus was present to deliver Sint Maartens position for receiving the third tranche of liquidity support. However, this was not before an agenda point pertaining to statements made in a central committee meeting of Sint Maartens Parliament held on Monday, December 14, were addressed and discussed.

Following the RMR meeting, St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Dec 2020 12:11 AM

Government Responds To Rmr Moving Of The Goalpost For Liquidity Support.

PHILIPSBURG:--- In the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting held this morning in the Netherlands, Sint Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus was present to deliver Sint Maartens position for receiving the third tranche of liquidity support. However, this was not before an agenda point pertaining to statements made in a central committee meeting of Sint Maartens Parliament held on Monday, December 14, were addressed and discussed.

Following the RMR meeting, St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Oct 2020 12:00 AM

Up Considering Candidates For PanneflekS Replacement

VSA Minister Richard Panneflek (left), TEATT Minister Ludmila de Weever (second left) and Minister Plenipotentiary Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Oct 2020 01:57 PM

No Deal Yet At Kingdom Council Of Ministers

St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus on his way to the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting last Friday. (Otti Thomas/Amigoe photo)

THE HAGUE--The continued negotiations between the Netherlands and Aruba and Curaao about the third liquidity support tranche and future COVID-19 assistance meant that no decision was taken during Fridays Kingdom Council of Ministers.

Ministers Plenipotentiary Anthony Begina of Curaao, Eddy Paris of Aruba (acting) and Rene Violenus of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Aug 2020 03:46 PM

No Third Tranche Liquidity Support For St. Maarten

St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus arrives at the Binnenhof in The Hague for the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting on Friday. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

THE HAGUE--St. Maarten will not receive any funding from the third tranche liquidity support because the country has failed, for a second time, to meet the conditions of the second tranche Read more


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