Minister Ferrier criticizes World Bank involvement

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PHILIPSBURG – Finance Minister Mike Ferrier criticized in veiled terms the involvement of the World Bank in St. Maarten’s post-Irma recovery process when he presented the draft 2018 budget to the central committee of parliament on Thursday morning. ... Some articles are restricted exclusively for our registered members and paying subscribers. Please More...

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Frans under pressure
By The Publisher On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Questions remain about MP-status Frans Richardson

PHILIPSBURG – “I do not share your opinion that Member of Parliament Frans Richardson’s letters of credence have been wrongly approved,” President of Parliament MP Sarah Wescot-Williams writes in  a letter More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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No action from Central Voting Bureau against MP Richardson

PHILIPSBURG – For the time being the Central Voting Bureau (CVB) does not see a role for itself in assessing the right of United St. Maarten party (USp) leader Frans Richardson to his seat in Parliament. CVB-chairman More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Political analyst Romney: “Informateurs disrupt political process”

PHILIPSBURG – The concept of the informateur disrupts the political process, political analyst Julio Romney said in a broadcast of the discussion program Viewpoint on PJD2 shortly after the elections. That’s More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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MP-status Frans Richardson called into question

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – There are strong indications that Frans Richardson, leader of the United St. Maarten party (USp) has been wrongfully admitted to the parliamentary elections on February 26 and that More...

New Members of Parliament Oath of Office Governor - 20180402 KABGSXM
By The Publisher On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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Oath of Office Ceremony for Parliamentarians Address by The Governor of Sint Maarten

Focus on addressing the broader and higher revival ideals of our society Oath of Office Ceremony for Parliamentarians Address by The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. Eugene B. Holiday   April More...

Informateurs with Governor presenting report 12 March 2018
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Human factor the largest stumbling block for new coalition

PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) does not want to be part of a coalition that includes the United St. Maarten party (USp). This appears from the final report informateurs Dr. Nilda Arduin More...

Governor Eugene Holiday
By The Publisher On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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Governor Holiday receives report informateurs

Harbour View – On March 12, 2018, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday received the report from the informateurs, Mrs. Dr. R.J.A. Arduin and Mr. J.J. Beaujon. The Governor thanked the More...

Wycliffe Smith 2018 Election Photo
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 11th, 2018
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The Formation of Parliament and Government (Part 2)

by Wycliffe Smith After one week of discussions with party leaders, MPs-elect, social partners and others, informateurs Mr. Jan Beaujon and Dr. Arduin will be submitting their findings to His Excellency, Governor More...

International Women Day March 8
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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International Women’s Day reflections

by President of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams International Women’s Day, March 8th, is a day to reflect on the achievements of women all around the world as well as ponder on the goals and objectives yet More...