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National Alliance suggests budget amendment to facilitate solution for energy crisis

PHILIPSBURG – The faction of the National Alliance (NA) has requested an urgent meeting of parliament with the objective to establish an amendment to the national budget to facilitate the purchase of generators for utilities company GEBE. The NA states in a press release that it is dissatisfied with the lack of clarity after a meeting with Prime More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, June 17th, 2024
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Egbert J. Doran Calls to Cancel 2024 Parliamentary Recess Amid Crisis and urgent pending matters

Philipsburg, St. Maarten – June 17, 2024 – MP Egbert J. Doran is requesting the upcoming Parliamentary recess to be canceled due to the ongoing national crisis. He believes it is important for Members of Parliament More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 17th, 2024
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MP Wescot-Williams wants public meeting about GEBE

PHILIPSBURG — Democratic Party Member of Parliament and President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams has asked Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina to reconsider his decision to hold a meeting about utilities More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 14th, 2024
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National Alliance calls for open meetings on N.V. GEBE

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance faction is pushing for transparency regarding the recent changes to the parliamentary schedule about N.V. GEBE. In a letter to President of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams, 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 Tuesday, May 21st, 2024
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Governor on “current political developments”

HARBOUR VIEW, PHILIPSBURG — On May 20th, 2024, Member of Parliament Mr. Kevin Maingrette (NOW) withdrew his support from the URSM/PFP/DP/NOW-coalition government and subsequently declared himself an independent More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 21st, 2024
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Governor Baly swears-in new MPs

HARBOUR VIEW, PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, May 21, 2024, His Excellency Governor Ajamu G. Baly administered the oath to new Members of Parliament Mr. Richinel S.J. Brug and Mr. Viren V. Kotai at the Governor’s More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 9th, 2024
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New rule: no more meetings of Parliament without a quorum

PHILIPSBURG — No more meetings of parliament without a quorum; assistance from the police to remove belligerent parliamentarians from a meeting and undesired visitors from the parliament building; and rules More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 7th, 2024
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UP/NA Opposition submit urgent request to vet documents of incoming MPs

PHILIPSBURG — In light of recent developments regarding the vetting process for incoming Members of Parliament, the opposition members in Parliament representing the United People’s Party (UP) and the National More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 7th, 2024
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Still no quorum for credentials approval meeting in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — Today’s continuation of a public meeting of Parliament to vet the credentials of incoming members of Parliament Viren Kotai (DP) and Richinel Brug (URSM) failed to achieve quorum after More...