Minister De Weever shifts focus to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG -– Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic, and Transportation (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever has decided to take up her seat in Parliament. “After careful consideration during this delicate time and after close consultation with the many who keep St. Maarten’s best interests at heart, I decided to accept the parliamentary seat More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Ombudman submits austerity measures for review to Constitutional Court

PHILIPSBURG — The office of the Ombudsman has submitted three national ordinances that regulate salary cuts for employees in the (semi) public sector for review to the Constitutional Court. The Ombudsman asks More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, April 4th, 2021

Former MP Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson called already for a forensic airport-audit in 2019

~ According to Chacho now it is time to open up Pandora’s Box ~ PHILIPSBURG — The call for an investigation into the finances of the Princess Juliana international airport Ernst&Young Advisory recommends More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 2nd, 2021

Central committee meeting about airport fizzles

PHILIPSBURG -- A Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the airport fizzled due to the absence of Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs, Ludmilla de Weever, exploitation company CEO Brian Mingo and his More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 28th, 2021

PFP Calls on coalition to withdraw petition to UN

~ Personal agendas and lack of strategy at center of current crisis ~ PHILIPSBURG — PFP faction members Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson called on the current coalition to withdraw the petition submitted More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 22nd, 2021

MP Wescot wants urgent meeting of the Decolonization Committee of Parliament

“The route to the UN via the CLG petition is a way to circumvent the route to the people of St. Maarten for their opinion.” PHILIPSBURG — MP Sarah Wescot is of the opinion that the longer the government More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

The answer is clear: Parliament opposes conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG — The Choharis-petition to the special rapporteur of the United Nations has drawn widespread criticism, but the backers of this initiative – eleven of the fifteen members of Parliament – More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

“Constitution being trampled on by the chairpersons” Peterson says

PHILIPSBURG – Member of Parliament for the Party for Progress faction (PFP) Raeyhon Peterson has expressed his concerns for the complete disregard for the Constitution that is being displayed by the chairpersons More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Choharis-petition puts liquidity support at risk

PHILIPSBURG -- The Washington-based Choharis Law Group has filed a petition on behalf of St. Maarten’s Parliament to the United Nations in pursuit of its desire to complete the decolonization process. LOGIN TO More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

“Lack of political maturity in Parliament is alarming,” Peterson says

PHILIPSBURG – “Disrespectful to the floor of Parliament.” That’s what Member of Parliament for the Party for Progress faction (PFP) Raeyhon Peterson had to say about the recent conduct of some MPs on More...

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