Financial position airport is “extremely fragile”

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PHILIPSBURG – After a parliament meeting that lasted close to three hours and fifty minutes, Christian Party MP Claude Peterson’s motion that aimed to assure bondholders about the caretaker government’s authority to sign off on loans from the World Bank and the European Investment Bank for the reconstruction of the airport failed to get majority More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Parliament approves of Mullet Bay parliamentary inquiry

PHILIPSBURG – Parliament unanimously approved the initiative of MP Rolando Brison to conduct a parliamentary inquiry into issues concerning the Mullet Bay property. An amendment presented by MP Sarah Wescot-Williams, More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Parliament unanimously passes MP Brison’s Mulley Bay inquiry

PHILIPSBURG — MP Rolando Brison made Parliamentary history again on Tuesday when his proposal to conduct a Parliamentary into Mullet Bay was approved by Parliament by a unanimous vote. All members of Parliament More...

MP Roland Brison on Mullet Bay Beach
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Mullet Bay Inquiry passed unanimously in Parliament

GREAT BAY — MP Rolando Brison made Parliamentary history again on Tuesday when his proposal to conduct a Parliamentary into Mullet Bay was approved by Parliament by a unanimous vote. All members of Parliament More...

MP Roland Brison on Mullet Bay Beach
By The Publisher On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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Parliament to vote on Brison’s Mullet Bay proposal on Tuesday

GREAT BAY — The Parliament of St. Maarten will vote on Tuesday for or against a proposal for a Parliamentary inquiry into Mullet Bay as tabled by Member of Parliament Rolando Brison. Entitled “Proposal More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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MP Peterson to present motion to break the impasse on PJIA financing

GREAT BAY — On Sunday, November 03, 2019, MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson issued the following press release. As announced in my press release of October 28, 2019, I posed 4 questions to the caretaker Minister More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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“Impending financial crisis at PJIA is of national importance”

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday, October 28th, SMCP Faction Leader and Member of Parliament, Mr. Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson dispatched two letters to the President of Parliament, Mr. William Marlin, regarding More...

Opinion - St Maarten News
By The Publisher On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Occam’s razor

By Hilbert Haar On August 29, 2017, I wrote an opinion about Parlatino for the Today newspaper that contains the following paragraphs. “The ties between the island – via the former Netherlands Antilles – and More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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MP Peterson requests urgent parliament meeting with minister of VROMI to discuss land Denicio Wyatte

~ Wants status update of government lease land agreement with Denicio Wyatte ~ PHILIPSBURG — MP Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson, together with four of his parliamentary colleagues, is requesting an urgent More...

Presentation Outreach Report Ombudsman to Parilament
By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Ombudsman presents community Outreach report on the progress of Home Repair to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — In 2019, the Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel and her team embarked on an initiative with the objective of reaching out to the general public, in particular, the most vulnerable in the society. Over More...