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MP William Marlin bids politics farewell with a flourish

PHILIPSBURG — National Alliance stalwart MP William Marlin said farewell to his political career in a speech during his last appearance as an MP on Friday, February 9. The family-tradition will continue though, as his son Cloyd Ondhae has in the meantime taken his seat as a member of the newly elected parliament. Marlin’s political career began More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 7th, 2024
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Governor Baly appoints Formateur Mercelina

HARBOUR VIEW, PHILIPSBURG — Considering the results of the January 11, 2024 elections, the information received following the informateur consultations, His Excellency Governor Ajamu G. Baly, LL.M. has requested More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 20th, 2024
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Governor appoints two informateurs

Dr. Nilda ArduinDrs. Candia Joseph PHILIPSBURG — Governor Ajamu Baly has appointed Dr. Nilda Arduin and Drs. Candida Joseph RO EMIA as informateurs and requested that they submit their report by February More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 16th, 2024
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Coalition intends to align manifestos by February 3

PHILIPSBURG — The four parties that have signed a coalition agreement – URSM, DP, PFP and NOW – will present no later than February 3 a document in which they align their respective manifestos. More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 16th, 2024
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Parlatino costs a lot and brings St. Maarten nothing

PHILIPSBURG — The Parliament spends hundreds of thousands of guilders each year on its membership of Parlatino without showing any tangible results. This appears from an audit of the General Audit Chamber More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 16th, 2024
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Audit Chamber report is critical of travel expenditures

PHILIPSBURG — The General Audit Chamber’s audit into public sector travel contains a handful of recommendations aimed at improving accountability. Among them is the establishment of a national decree containing More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 13th, 2024
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Winners and losers: four top candidates were outvoted

PHILIPSBURG — Four number one candidates were outvoted by other candidates during Thursday’s parliamentary elections. Ludmila de Weever bested Melissa Gumbs on the Party for Progress list with 576 to 462 More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 12th, 2024
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Comfortable win for National Alliance

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance (NA) sailed to a comfortable win in the parliamentary elections on Thursday by winning 3,468 of the 14,490 votes; good for 23.9 percent. The NA left the United People’s More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 8th, 2024
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Vote for Terrance Rey: Candidate #21 on the National Alliance list

Newcomer on the National Alliance list is candidate number 21, Terrance Rey, publisher of StMaartenNews.com. Rey ran in the 2020 elections as candidate number 12 on the Christian Party, SMCP list. From 2010 until More...

By Online Editor On Saturday, November 18th, 2023
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The Central Voting Bureau announce the schedule for Postulation Day

The Central Voting Bureau is pleased to announce the schedule for Postulation Day, Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023, at the House of Parliament. On Postulation Day, representatives or deputy representatives from More...