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PFP: VROMI Minister is playing stalling tactics to avoid accountability

PHILIPSBURG – Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson are not surprised by the deliberate stalling tactics played by the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) Egbert J. Doran to avoid a motion of no confidence in Wednesday’s urgent public meeting. MP More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 28th, 2022
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PFP: Ombudsman’s report is the final straw in a long list of poor governance

~ Calls on Minister Doran to resign; requests Urgent Public Meeting ~ PHILIPSBURG – Following Monday’s publication of the Ombudsman’s report on the tendering and awarding process of the garbage collection More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 28th, 2022
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Ombudsman: Garbage collection-tender was not fair and not transparent

PHILIPSBURG — The public tender for the collection of solid waste for the period 2021-2026 was “neither fair nor transparent,” the office of the Ombudsman concludes in a report about its systemic More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 16th, 2022
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Audit Chamber issues adverse opinion about 2020 financial statements

PHILIPSBURG — The government is not very good at managing the money it has at its disposal to run the country. This becomes clear once more from the General Audit’s Chamber audit of the country’s 2020 More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 24th, 2022
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Agreement about draft COHO-law seems highly unlikely

PHILIPSBURG — What are the chances that the four countries in the Dutch Kingdom reach an agreement about the draft consensus kingdom law COHO? If you look at the criticism from the Caribbean side of the ocean, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 24th, 2022
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MP Gumbs Requests Question Hour to Receive Answers about GEBE’s ongoing cyber-attack woes

PHILIPSBURG — With the public demanding answers about the cyber-attack at NV GEBE, Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament (MP) Melissa Gumbs has called on Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 20th, 2022
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Peterson: Clarity Needed on SG Function in VROMI

~ Legality of Nearly Two Years’ Worth of Documents Could Be in Question ~ PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, 17 May 2022, PFP member of Parliament Raeyhon Peterson sent questions to the Minister of VROMI, Egbert More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 5th, 2022
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Draft COHO-law encounters fierce criticism; PFP proposes alternative

PHILIPSBURG — Party for Progress MPs Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson, as well as MP Sarah Wescot-Williams (United Democrats) have made their positions about the draft COHO-law clear ahead of the Inter-Parliamentary More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 28th, 2022
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Parliament Curacao wants amendments to draft COHO-law

WILLEMSTAD — “The Parliament of Curacao finds the draft consensus kingdom law COHO in its current form unacceptable,” the website dossierkoninkrijksrelaties.nl reports. But the motion to which the site More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 14th, 2022
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Round table debate about Kingdom Charter: “Not correct to state that we are still a colony of the Netherlands”

PHILIPSBURG — Next week Tuesday, April 19, the parliamentary committee for Constitutional Affairs and Decolonization organizes a round table panel discussion with four experts about the Kingdom Charter, its More...