MP Irion bemoans lack of action on motion

MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019

PHILIPSBURG — National Alliance MP Ardwell Irion queried Education Minister Wycliffe Smith on Monday about a seemingly reasonable issue: why had the ministry not done anything with a motion Parliament passed on November 9 of 2018, asking to address bullying in schools? The motion in question asked the minister of education to present a safe school More...

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MP Franklin Meyers
By The Publisher On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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MP Franklin Meyers: “Laws put targets on the backs of our people”

PHILIPSBURG -- United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers made a number of remarkable statements during a broadcast if the Morning Show on Pearl 98.1 FM Radio on March 11 to the program’s host Elton Jones. Meyers suggested More...

MP Franklin Meyers - 6 March 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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MP Meyers exposes Dutch hypocrisy

PHILISBURG — “They want to show that they can do again what they did to Theo Heyliger’s grandfather years ago. That is the main reason for transporting him to Bonaire,” MP Franklin Meyers (United Democrats) More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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MP Claude Chacho Peterson: “MPs have not yet handled request to reduce salaries”

PHILIPSBURG — The request to reduce salaries has not been handled yet by the members of Parliament. According to Member of Parliament, Claude “Chacho” Peterson, of the SMCP, the information published More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Income parliamentarians under attack again

PHILIPSBURG – State Secretary Raymond Knops is not done yet with attempts to address the high remuneration of members of parliament in St. Maarten. This appears from answers to questions from SP-MP Ronald More...

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

Theo Heyliger
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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The road to UD-leader Theo Heyliger’s potential downfall

PHILISBURG - The arrest of Member of Parliament and leader of the United Democrats Theo Heyliger by the anti-orruption task force TBO has shocked quite a few people but it cannot have surprised anybody - not even More...

TEATT Minister Stuart Johnson
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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According to Johnson Emanuel’s comments offensive to FCCA and LGBTQ community

PHILIPSBURG—The comments “gay cruise” made in Monday’s sitting of Parliament by Member of Parliament for the National Alliance Christopher Emanuel are according to the Tourism Minister, the Honourable Stuart More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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MP Emmanuel announces motion of no confidence

~ Minister Johnson absent from airport-debate ~ PHILIPSBURG – On the fringes of the parliamentary debate about the financing of the airport’s reconstruction National Alliance MP Christophe Emmanuel called More...

Private Jet Exodus from SXM Airport
By The Publisher On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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USp & NA request urgent meeting on PJIA proposal

PHILIPSBURG — The United St. Maarten (US) party and National Alliance factions of Parliament has requested Chairlady of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams to convene an urgent meeting of Parliament to discuss More...