What did SMCP do in Parliament

MP Claude Chacho Peterson & Minister Wycliffe Smith - 10 Sep 2019

What has the Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) accomplished during its 19 months in Parliament and 17 months in Government? Our worst critics would say “nothing” while our best supporters would say “a lot!” The truth lies somewhere in between and in my assessment, it lies closer to “a lot”. Having been elected to Parliament, SMCP is obliged More...

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Wycliffe Smith 20180125 - HH
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 29th, 2019
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Amendments bring election ordinance in line with the Constitution

PHILIPSBURG – Rather than come up with a comprehensive package for electoral reform, MP Wycliffe Smith, in his role as caretaker prime minister, already suggested amendments to the Election Ordinance and the More...

Mullet Bay Inquiry Committee
By The Publisher On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Mullet Bay Inquiry Commission members installed by Parliament

~ MP Brison to Chair, MP Emmanuel Vice Chair ~ PHILIPSBURG — The members of the Mullet Bay Inquiry Commission were appointed on Wednesday by Parliament with MP Rolando Brison being appointed Chairman and More...

MP Rodolphe Samuel
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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MP Samuel files an initiative to prevent frequent elections

PHILIPSBURG — MP Rudolphe Samuel has taken an initiative in the Parliament of St. Maarten to amend article 59 of the Constitution which deals with the calling for new elections after the Parliament is dissolved More...

Minister Wycliffe Smith deputizing for Minister of Justice - 29 May 2019
By The Publisher On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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MP Smith not pleased that Parliament meeting on agriculture was postponed

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament, Wycliffe Smith, said that he is not pleased that the urgent public meeting, requested by his predecessor MP Claude Peterson of the SMCP Faction in Parliament, was postponed. More...

Wycliffe Smith - SMCP
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Why call a new meeting concerning the financing of the airport

Dear Editor, My first order of business after being sworn in as a Member of Parliament was to send a letter, dated November 25th 2019, to the Chairman of Parliament, requesting him to reconvene the meeting concerning More...

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs
By Online Editor On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Overview of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs’ First Week in Office

Philipsburg— Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs reports on her first week in office. The much-lamented woes of the reconstruction of PJIA was the first order of business, with meetings, presentations and the sharing More...

SMCP on Postulation Day 21 Nov 2019 - 20191121
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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SMCP SUBMITS A STRONG LIST OF 13 CANDIDATES

PHILIPSBURG — On Postulation Day, Thursday, November 21, 2019, the Sint Maarten Christian Party, SMCP, submitted a list of 13 candidates for the upcoming 2020 elections to be held on Thursday, January 9. The More...

Sarah Wescot-Williams - Parliament
By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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MP Wescot-Williams Requests Meeting of General Affairs Committee

Parliament’s Role is Still a Full-Fledged One, Its Dissolution Notwithstanding Philipsburg St. Maarten, November 19, 2019 – “It has been some time now since the Parliament has been apprised of progress More...

Rodolphe Samuel with Griffier Nancy Joubert
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Rodolphe Samuel to return to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — StMaartenNews.com was informed by Drs. Rodolphe Samuel that he submitted his documents on Tuesday, November 19, to the Secretary General of the Secretariat of Parliament. These documents will More...