New Justice Minister St. Maarten to be sworn in today

PHILIPSBURG - The last member of the William Marlin Cabinet will take the oath of office before Governor Eugene Holiday today at 9:30am.
 Edson Kirindongo has been vetted as a Minister candidate, based on the pertinent regulations concerning the appointment of Ministers. The vetting has not produced any data that could impede his appointment and swearing-in, according to a press statement from the Governor.
 Kirindongo will be the seventh member of the Marlin Cabinet that took office on November 19. The new Justice Minister will have an eight-month term in office, as snap elections are scheduled for September 26.

Kabinet verlengt steunpakket voor Caribisch Nederland

DEN HAAG - Het kabinet heeft besloten om het steun- en herstelpakket voor inwoners en bedrijven op Bonaire, Sint-Eustatius en Saba, vanwege het coronavirus, met nog eens negen maanden te verlengen tot 12 juli 2021.

CFT warns St. Maarten that loan is illegal

THE HAGUE--The Committee for Financial Supervision (CFT) on Monday admonished St. Maarten Finance Minister Ardwell Irion for issuing a loan on the local capital market without prior permission.

Saba and Sint Eustatius can submit court petitions through e-mail

SABA/STATIA - Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic it is currently not possible for the Court to travel to Saba or Sint Eustatius.