PM Jacobs: “I never-ever flip-flopped”

PHILIPSBURG — MP Solange Ludmilla Duncan chairs the permanent parliamentary committee on Constitutional Affairs and Decolonization but during an interview on the USp-radio talk show The Review hosted by Khalil Revan it appeared that she was badly informed about the process surrounding the controversial petition the Choharis Law Group submitted More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Office space mini audit leaves many questions unanswered

PHILIPSBURG — The General Audit Chamber submitted its mini audit “Efficiency of government’s office space” to Parliament on Tuesday, March 30 with a rather embarrassing conclusion: the auditors were More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Invoking Article 59 is PM Jacobs’ final option

PHILIPSBURG — Government and Parliament are at a crossroads due to the continued dispute about the insistence by State Secretary Raymond Knops that the Parliament denounces the petition it submitted to the More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 29th, 2021

Quality Sweepers questions result solid waste tender

PHILIPSBURG – Cleaning company Quality Sweepers and Maintenance (QSM) has filed a complaint with the Ombudsman against the result of the public Solid Waste tender 2021-2026, claiming that the Ministry of More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 28th, 2021

PFP Calls on coalition to withdraw petition to UN

~ Personal agendas and lack of strategy at center of current crisis ~ PHILIPSBURG — PFP faction members Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson called on the current coalition to withdraw the petition submitted More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 27th, 2021

Adjusted COHO-proposal before the summer to Parliament

THE HAGUE / PHILIPSBURG – The adjusted draft consensus kingdom law Caribbean Reform and Development Entity (COHO) will reach the parliaments of the Netherlands, St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao before the summer More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 27th, 2021

The Hague freezes liquidity support

THE HAGUE / PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten needs 39 million guilders ($21.8 million) in liquidity support for the second quarter of this year but the Kingdom Council of Ministers is not going to provide these funds More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 26th, 2021

Jacobs and Marlin defend position on draft COHO-law

PHILIPSBURG — “We can only come to consensus if the advice from the Kingdom Council of State is followed,” Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said at a press conference hosted by the National Alliance about More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 25th, 2021

COHO draft law triggers questions about compatibility with Kingdom Charter

THE HAGUE — An earlier report on dossierkoninkrijksrelaties.nl about the advice concerning the draft kingdom law Caribbean Reform and Development Entity (COHO) stated incorrectly that the Kingdom Council of More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

Council of State criticizes COHO draft law, but supports its objectives

This article is exclusively for subscribers. You will have to buy at least a Daily, Monthly, Yearly or Insider subscription in order to read this special StMaartenNews.com news report. Login if you already have More...

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