Motions of no confidence defeated

Minister of TEATT Stuart Johnson & Prime Minister Leona Marlin-Romeo in Parliament 22 Feb 2019

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 in parliament on Friday morning. Both motions, tabled by the opposition factions of the National Alliance and the United St. Maarten party, More...

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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...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Johnson describes action by MP as an embarrassment

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister responsible for Tourism Stuart Johnson has described the actions of Member of Parliament Rolando Brison for withholding funds that was to be paid to Caribbean Tourism Organization More...

MP Rolando Brison at IPKO 2018-05-29
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Brison: New hospital construction firm INSO facing potential bankruptcy of parent company

Philipsburg — Ferfina S.P.A Group, the parent company of INSO, the construction company contracted to build the new hospital on St. Maarten, has allegedly amassed over US $833 million in debt with an apparent More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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USP: 2019 budget lacks transparency and details

~ Faction seeks postponement of debate ~ Philipsburg — The faction of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Tuesday said the draft 2019 country budget is rushed, even less transparent than the last, lacks More...

MP Rolando Brison Live-Streaming Review of Parliament Meeting
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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MP Brison: “Chair of Parliament seems to use her ‘prerogative’ just at a whim”

Philipsburg — Parliament held two continuation meetings regarding the repercussions of the verdict by the European Court of Human Rights in the Corallo case for the country St. Maarten and the Ministry of More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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USP Board asks Justice Minister if he will investigate TBO theft

PHILIPSBURG — The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party is echoing the call by its leader MP Frans Richardson by publicly asking the Minister of Justice if he will investigate the theft of jewelry from More...