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Emmanuel: When is actual work going to begin at PJIA?

 PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Wednesday once again questioned when the actual reconstruction work of the Princess Juliana International Airport will begin. The MP noted that the end of the year is approaching along with another peak season and PJIA is still showing the world the same face it has been showing More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, September 30th, 2021
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PFP Calls for Implementation of Whistleblower Policy

~ Denounces Jacobs’ Approach to Censor Press and Public ~ PHILIPSBURG — Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson denounced recent statements made by Prime More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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MP Peterson: Fair procedures for granting long-lease land need to be put in place to prevent abuse and nepotism

PHILIPSBURG — The brewing controversy surrounding the granting of long-lease rights in the area known as Vineyard Heights has shed light on the government’s systemic lack of procedures, transparency and More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 19th, 2021
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MP Gumbs proposes to end Parliament’s membership to Parlatino

PHILIPSBURG – With an eye to redirect Sint Maarten’s limited resources into initiatives that would deepen cooperative ties between the Dutch Caribbean and other islands in the region, Party for Progress More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 17th, 2021
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D66-Minister Kaag steps down after motion of disapproval

THE HAGUE — Outgoing Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag stepped down in the night from Wednesday to Thursday after a majority of the Dutch parliament supported a motion of disapproval against her because More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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MP Peterson questions Minister Doran about reported long-lease land grants in Vineyard Heights

PHILIPSBURG — With recent media reports indicating that 25 persons have been granted long-lease land in the so-called Vineyard Heights area of Over The Bank, Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 6th, 2021
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Central Voting Bureau members sworn in

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, September 3, 2021 the recently appointed new members and substitute members of the Central Voting Bureau were sworn in by His Excellency Governor drs. Eugene B. Holiday at his cabinet. These More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 26th, 2021
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MP Gumbs reflects on opportunities for Kingdom-wide collaboration coming out of IPKO

PHILIPSBURG — Taking an opposing stance to several Sint Maarten Members of Parliament (MPs), Party for Progress (PFP) MP Melissa Gumbs came out of the recently held the Kingdom Inter-Parliamentary Consultations More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
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Integrity Chamber turns down MP Emmanuel’s request for opinion about Ballast-Nedam

PHILIPSBURG — Integrity Chamber President Rian Vogels has informed independent parliamentarian Christophe Emmanuel that providing opinions “does not fall within the scope of its assigned tasks.” Emmanuel More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
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MP Buncamper: “Corporate Governance for whom exactly”

PHILIPSBURG — In an open letter to government, member of Parliament Claudius ‘Toontje’ Buncamper asks the question “Corporate Governance for whom exactly?” The open letter goes on More...






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