Jardim: “We do our utmost to protect ENNIA’s policyholders”

Minister of Finance Geerlings with CBCS Director Jose Jardim in Parliament - 20 Feb 2019

PHILIPSBURG – The Central Bank will “do its utmost” to protect the interests of policyholders at troubled insurance company ENNIA, but there are no guarantees. That is the message members of the parliamentary finance committee received on Tuesday afternoon from the Central Bank’s financial and economic director José Jardim. The opposition More...

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Parliament meeting on GEBE with MP Frans Richardson - 5 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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MP Richardson suggests new company for renewable energy

PHILIPSBURG – United St. Maarten party MP Frans Richardson suggested that during a central committee meeting on Tuesday that GEBE establish a new company for the production of renewable energy and give the More...

NV GEBE logo
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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GEBE looks beyond cost cutting measures to the future

PHILIPSBURG – Utilities company GEBE is looking for a new insurance broker after it found out that its pre-Irma insurance covered damages caused by hail and snow but not damages caused by wind speed, the More...

Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin in Parliament
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Motion seeks Prime Minister Romeo-Marlin’s departure

PHILIPSBURG – Opposition parties National Alliance (NA) and United St. Maarten party (USp) launched a frontal attack on the position of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin on Monday afternoon during the continuation More...

MP Claude Chacho Peterson
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson sarcastic comments misunderstood

PHILIPSBURG — Faction Leader in Parliament for the St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP and Member of Parliament Claude “Chacho” Peterson has sought to explain his “sarcastic” comments during last Friday’s More...

File Photo Parliamentary meeting
By The Publisher On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Chairlady Wescot-Williams: “My role is to facilitate the workings of Parliament, not assuage the opposition

Philipsburg St. Maarten, January 21, 2019 – “I started my New Year’s address with a quote from Hal Borland: ‘Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience More...

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams Presentation IPKO Jan 2018 (2)
By The Publisher On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Sarah Deems IPKO a Success

~ Consultations Should Always Be With End Goal In Mind ~ Philipsburg St. Maarten, January 18, 2019 – “I wish to again congratulate all of the persons who contributed to the success of the Interparliamentary More...

IPKO consultation meeting - 10 Jan 2019
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Ipko-agreements are detailed, yet vague

PHILIPSBURG – Delegates to the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (Ipko) that ended on Friday found common ground for a list of agreements that was signed by all delegations. The document contains quite More...

IPKO meeting - 10 Jan 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Dispute regulation heats up Ipko-meeting

PHILIPSBURG – Discussions about the dispute regulation during the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation got heated when the delegations from Curacao, Aruba and St. Maarten expressed their disappointment More...

IPKO consultation meeting - 10 Jan 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Ipko positive about structural election observation

PHILIPSBURG – All four delegations taking part in the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (Ipko) reacted positively to a proposal by VVD parliamentarian André Bosman to establish structural election More...