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MP De Weever: Issues at GEBE a matter of national security now

PHILIPSBURG — The Honorable Member of Parliament (MP) Ludmila de Weever sounded the alarm that the deafening silence coming from the management of GEBE is very concerning and requested an urgent public meeting. The meeting request was also supported by MPs Christophe Emmanuel, Melissa Gumbs, and Sarah Wescot-Williams. “It may be a sign that More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 16th, 2022
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Solid waste collection tender was rigged, says MP Emmanuel

PHILIPSBURG -- The tender for solid waste collection for the period 2021-2026 was not only unfair and not transparent, as the Ombudsman states in its report about its systemic investigation into this matter, it More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 8th, 2022
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Ombudsman gives VROMI-ministry bad report card

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and infrastructure (VROMI) gets a very bad report card in the 2021 annual report of the Ombudsman. “The Ombudsman continues to be More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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Evaluating politicians: “Everyone is selfish”

PHILIPSBURG — The boys and girls at Teen Times are having a lot of fun with their annual evaluation of local politicians. They do their homework on this topic, and they don’t mince their words either. For More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
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PM Jacobs launches electoral reform campaign

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs “spearheads” an electoral reform campaign, a press release from the Ministry of General Affairs states. The release announces the initiative for a survey to More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 14th, 2022
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MPs flee Parliament meeting to frustrate motion of no confidence

PHILIPSBURG — MPs Rolando Brison (UP) and Hyacinth Richardson (NA) fled a meeting of Parliament on Wednesday to prevent the handling of a motion of no confidence against Minister Egbert Doran (Public Housing, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 14th, 2022
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PFP: Walkouts Becoming the Norm to Keep Accountability in the Dark

PHILIPSBURG — Members of Parliament (MPs) Rolando Brison of United People’s Party (UP) and Hyacinth Richardson of National Alliance (NA) walked out of Wednesday’s parliament meeting because Party for More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 7th, 2022
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Prime Minister Jacobs not concerned: “I think we still have a majority”

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance-United People’s party governing coalition continues discussions with members of parliament about their willingness to leave the opposition benches. But Prime Minister More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
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MP Wescot-Williams vents frustration about political shenanigans

PHILIPSBURG — United Democrats-MP Sarah Wescot-Williams vented her frustration about recent political developments in a press statement that suggested the appointment of a professional as the new minister More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 3rd, 2022
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Minister Doran ducks PFP-motion of no confidence

PHILIPSBURG — The Party for Progress hit a brick wall during last week’s Parliament meeting about the Ombudsman-report that details everything that went wrong with the tender for solid waste collection More...