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Voting for European elections in St. Maarten opens on June 3

PHILIPSBURG — Beginning on Monday June 3, eligible voters in St. Maarten will be able to cast their vote in the elections for the European parliament. The possibility to cast a vote ends on Thursday, June 6, at 3 p.m. local time. The voting bureau is established at the office of the Dutch Representative, on Front Street 26 in Philipsburg. Voters More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 28th, 2024
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MP Jacobs: “There was a lot of infighting in that coalition”

PHILIPSBURG — “I was never part of the recruitment of Kevin (Maingrette) or any other member of parliament,” National Alliance MP Silveria Jacobs said during an interview on Radio 101.5 FM on Monday, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 28th, 2024
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Pro Soualiga presents elegant solution for conflicts Article 59 of the Constitution with the electoral laws

PHILIPSBURG — The Pro Soualiga Foundation presented a third way to Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina and the Central Voting Bureau chairlady Natahlie Tackling to solve the conflict between article 59 of the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 28th, 2024
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Elections postponed until August 19

PHILIPSBURG — In consultation with Acting Governor Emily Bird-Lake, the government has postponed the elections for a new parliament from July 19 until August 19. Postulation Day is now set for July 2 and More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 28th, 2024
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Land Transfer Issue Being Resolved to Facilitate Met Office, Civil Aviation Projects, Says Grisha

GREAT BAY (May 27, 2024)—The process of the transfer of land from the Princess Juliana International Airport Holding company (PJIAH) to the government for the construction of the Weather Bureau and Civil Aviation More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 27th, 2024
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National Alliance Stands Firm in Support of Its Ministers

Philipsburg, St. Maarten – The Board of the National Alliance (NA) is deeply concerned about the false narratives being spread by the outgoing 2×4 coalition. These misleading claims undermine public trust More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 26th, 2024
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URSM Addresses Recent Political Developments regarding MP Maingrette

PHILIPSBURG — The board of the Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) has issued a statement regarding the recent actions of Independent Member of Parliament Kevin Maingrette. According to the reports, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 25th, 2024
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Supreme Court’s solicitor-general concludes in favor of same-sex marriage

THE HAGUE — The Common Court of Justice was correct when it ruled that excluding partners of the same sex from marriage in Aruba and Curacao violates the constitutional ban on discrimination. Both countries More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 24th, 2024
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MP Silveria Jacobs leads NA into snap elections

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance (NA) is ready to go into the upcoming snap election with overwhelming support within the party for Leader and Member of Parliament Silveria Jacobs. This is according to More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 24th, 2024
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URSM Congratulates SAM on Election Readiness

PHILIPSBURG -– The Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) extends congratulations to the Soualiga Action Movement (SAM) and its leader, Franklin Meyers, for their readiness to contest in the upcoming More...