MPs question country package but don’t oppose it

PHLIPSBURG — Members of Parliament had literally hundreds of questions during Monday’s Central Committee meeting about the country package agreement the government signed with the Netherlands but nobody expressed explicit objections. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs had asked for the meeting to provide Parliament with an update. She described More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, February 21st, 2021

Emmanuel: Government willfully stalling by postponing COHO meeting again

PHILIPSBURG — With a second postponement of the Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Organization for Reform and Development (COHO), Independent Member Of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

MPs renew attack on airport director Mingo

PHILIPSBURG — Members of Parliament fired dozens of questions about the airport at Minister Ludmilla de Weever (Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication) during a central committee meeting More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 7th, 2021

Emmanuel wants all govt. decisions, documents regarding BTP building

PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Friday questioned Minister of TEATT Ludmila DeWeever about the financial status of the Bureau of Telecommunication & Post, in particular More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Government sidelines unions with unilateral decisions about austerity measures

PHILIPSBURG — The government had decided to take decisions about COVID-19 related cost saving measures without the express approval of the unions that are represented in the CvV (Commissie van Vakorganisties More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 18th, 2021

Chairman Main Voting Bureau dispels rumors about holdup appointment Rolando Brison as Minister of VSA

PHILIPSBURG – Rumors have been circulating that the holdup in the appointment of the Chairman of Parliament Rolando Brison as the new Minister of VSA is due to the fact that there is no Main Voting Bureau because More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 9th, 2021

According to Justice Minister department managers fiddled with piket-allowance

PHILIPSBURG – Management of “certain departments within the Justice Ministry” were booking the piket-stipend for all the days of a month, Justice Minister Anna Richardson said on Friday during a meeting More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 7th, 2021

No fundamental changes after debate about IPKO-statement

PHILIPSBURG – MP William Marlin announced during a preparatory meeting for the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (IPKO) on Tuesday that “no fundamental changes” would be made to the draft of a More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation off to a harmonious start

PHILIPSBURG — On the first day of the virtual Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (IPKO), chaired by Aruba’s MP Ady Thijsen, representatives of Aruba and Curacao expressed their willingness for cooperation More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 21st, 2020

MP Wescot wants DeCo meeting to discuss Pro Soualiga Foundation

MP Wescot-Williams wants meeting of Constitutional and Decolonization Committee of Parliament. Wants to discuss the  consequences of the endorsement by Parliament of the Pro Soualiga Foundation. Philipsburg, St. More...

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