Minister De Weever: “We don’t need pressure from the Netherlands”

Minister Cornelius De Weever - 6 Mar 2019

PHILIPSBURG — The debate in the Central Committee on Wednesday about the situation at the Pointe Blanche Prison and the Police Force turned into a frontal attack on the Dutch government, the Progress Committee and financial supervisor Cft. All this came on the heels of the question hour in the Dutch parliament on Tuesday where Minister Sander More...

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Minister VSA Emil Lee with SMMC Management & Board in Parliament 4 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Hospital-director Klarenbeek explains tariff increase

PHILIPSBURG – The new general hospital is a non-profit organization that aims to realize just 1.5 percent profit on top of costs to enable future investments, St. Maarten Medical Center director Kees Klarenbeek More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Parliament to discuss police and prison in Central Committee meeting on Wednesday

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, at 10am Parliament is scheduled to discuss the Progress Committee St. Maarten’s report on the police department and the prison and the proposed measures More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Week of meetings scheduled in Parliament for March 4-8, 2019

Parliament of Sint Maarten Monday, March 4, 2019 – OV 23 – 12:00PM The agenda point is: Ontwerp van Landsverordening tot wijziging van de Landsverordening op het notarisambt ten behoeve van de uitoefening van More...

MP Franklin Meyers on FATF regulation in Parliament - 27 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Resistance against money laundering ordinance

PHILIPSBURG – National Alliance MP Christophe Emmanuel and United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers are not in favor of a national ordinance that aims to regulate the fight against money laundering and the financing More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Knops puts Van Raak at ease about parliament building

PHILIPSBURG – There is no proposal at the parliament in St. Maarten to use money earmarked for the reconstruction after Hurricane Irma for “a new expensive parliament, a futuristic project for a salt-crystal More...

Minister of TEATT Stuart Johnson & Prime Minister Leona Marlin-Romeo in Parliament 22 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Motions of no confidence defeated

PHILIPSBURG – Two motions of no confidence – one against Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and one against Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Stuart Johnson – failed to get majority support More...

Minister of Finance Geerlings with CBCS Director Jose Jardim in Parliament - 20 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

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

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 More...

Parliament meeting on GEBE with MP Frans Richardson - 5 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

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...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

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...