Sarah: Parliament requests investigation into “integrity of our passport system”

President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams intro on passport issue - 24 June 2019

PHILIPSBURG — President of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams, during the opening of the budget presentation on Monday morning, June 24, 2019, as a notification, informed Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin that Parliament will be sending her a letter regarding the issue of the passport of suspended member of Parliament, Theodore Heyliger. The Prime More...

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Parliament Budget Meeting Postponement - 7 June 2019
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 8th, 2019
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Parliament postpones handling 2019 budget

PHILIPSBURG – At the proposal of MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel and Jurendy Doran parliament postponed handling of the draft 2019 budget on Friday until the first week of July, immediately after the More...

MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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“Giterson is the most underperforming minister since Irma”

PHILIPSBURG — Between 2015 and 2018 the country was involved in 1,182 court cases at a cost of 521,709 guilders, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin said in answer to questions from members of the parliamentary More...

Philipsburg - Capital of Dutch St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Collection long lease fees seems problematic

PHILIPSBURG — The government has issued 2,955 long lease contracts for land that covers 4.87 square kilometers of land; this is 14.3 percent of St. Maarten’s total area of 34 square kilometers. The annual More...

New Government Administration Building
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Pension reform possibly into effect per May 1

PHILIPSBURG -- The government aims to let pension reform for civil servants go into effect per May 1 of this year. With the carnival season almost upon us, parliament will have to move swiftly to get this done. LOGIN More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Government cuts electricity budget for schools

PHILIPSBURG — The power consumption at public schools varies wildly it appears from the draft 2019 budget. The government intends to save more than 46,000 guilders ($25,720) in 2019 on the electricity bills More...