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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, May 27. The former prime minister discussed in the interview political developments after the fall of the Mercelina government and the call More...

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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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Legislative Oversight

By Hilbert Haar An unintentional failure to notice or do something. That is, according to the Oxford dictionary, the definition of the term oversight. The current discrepancies between Article 59 of the Constitution More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 25th, 2024
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Interim elections: “A dilemma about fundamental values”

PHILIPSBURG — No elections on July 19, as the outgoing government has proposed, but on Monday, August 19. That is the proposal of the Central Voting Bureau. Its chairlady Natalie Tackling expressed concerns 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...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
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The Root of Political Instability: A Critical Examination of URSM and NOW’s Leadership Failures

Dear Editor, Concerns about the disarray within the URSM and NOW parties suggest that this could lead to a significant loss of seats in the upcoming election. The limited time the URSM leader has allowed his party More...