MP Buncamper questions Minister of TEATT on Economic Recovery plan

PHILIPSBURG — On Thursday the USP faction leader in parliament, MP Claudius “Toontje” Buncamper, forwarded a letter to the minister of TEATT, the honorable Ludmilla de Weever. MP Buncamper’s letter to the minister is prompted from the fact that on August 25th, various MPs requested a meeting of parliament with the ministers of TEATT, VSA More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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PFP urges PM to resume discussions with the Dutch government

PHILIPSBURG — Party for Progress’ Members of Parliament MP Melissa D. Gumbs and MP Rayhean A. Peterson, in a letter sent from Parliament, urge Government to consider the two pieces of advice received More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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PFP Furious About Government ‘Lapse’ Over July 28 Advice from Council

PHILIPSBURG – In a media release dated August 31, 2020, Party for Progress members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson expressed their disappointment and agitation at what they call the ‘horse-leading’ More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
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Urgent changes to the Rules of Order need to be discussed

~ MP S.A. Wescot-Williams requests a meeting of Faction Leaders to discuss urgent changes to the Rules of Order to better serve the people in these unprecedented times ~ Philipsburg, St. Maarten, August 25, 2020 – More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Members of Parliament Want Information on Government-owned Companies

PHILIPSBURG – Members of Parliament Wescot-Williams, Gumbs, Heyliger-Marten and Buncamper have requested a meeting of Parliament to get information regarding the (financial) state of the government-owned companies. The More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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PFP Questions Minister of Finance on Way Forward

PHILIPSBURG – The PFP Faction submitted questions to the Minister of Finance, the Honorable Ardwell Irion, on Monday, 17 August 2020. The faction referenced the letter sent by State Secretary Raymond Knops to More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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PFP reports on first six months in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – Monday, August 10th, marked six months since the sitting Parliament was sworn in. Among the returning and new faces are Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 9th, 2020
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Every voter must buy a copy of this book

“The Constitution of Sint Maarten – When it is time to vote” By author Hensley G.A. Plantijn A book review for StMaartenNews.com by Terrance Rey ~ People must buy this book if they want to fully understand More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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A united Parliament says NO to Dutch conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliament stands firm behind the decision of the Council of Ministers to reject the establishment of a Caribbean Reform Entity as a condition for continued liquidity support. All fifteen MPs More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 19th, 2020
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MP Buncamper questions salary cut of Towers at Mullet Bay employees

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, June 19, 2020, Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper sent a letter to the Minister of TEATT, (Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications and Transportation) Ludmila de Weever, More...