Arrindell wants more action from Electoral Reform committee

PHILIPSBURG – The parliamentary ad-hoc committee Electoral Reform has to become more active ahead of the elections that are scheduled for 2024, Gracita Arrindell, leader of the extra-parliamentary political party People’s Progressive Alliance (PPA) says in a press statement. The ad-hoc committee consists of ten members of parliament: four from More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, October 24th, 2021

MP Buncamper queries transfer of domain land in Beacon Hill

PHILIPSBURG — After seeing the numerous outcries on Facebook and reading the headlines on the front page of the Daily Herald of Friday/Saturday, October 15 – 16, 2021, “Beacon Hill residents angry about More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

USP to restructure party operations

PHILIPSBURG — With an eye on the future and living up to its founding principles, the United St. Maarten (US) party is in the process of restructuring its board, party platform and representation in preparations More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

PFP pleased that historic Motion of Disapproval passes

PHILIPSBURG — Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson are pleased that their Motion of Disapproval against Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

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 More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 30th, 2021

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

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

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

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

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...

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