Emmanuel: Any recommendation for property tax is dead on arrival

~ Tackle tax reform before Dutch do it for you ~ PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday said that the government of St. Maarten has to say once and for all if land and property taxes as proposed by the CFT is on the table for consideration and future implementation yes or no. Plain and simple, the MP said, More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, July 8th, 2021

MP Buncamper issues statement about CFT: All smiles, but no answers

On Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 the parliament members of the Finance committee had a closed-door meeting with the CFT to be informed of the position of the CFT on the financial situation of the island. A presentation More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 17th, 2021

Heyliger-Marten and Brison tackle Prime Minister Jacobs over airport and de-colonization

PHILIPSBURG — In an open letter dated May 14, Heyliger-Marten fires more than thirty questions to Prime Minister Jacobs. This letter addresses the airport reconstruction and the de-colonization issue. “The More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 14th, 2021

MP Wescot-Williams demands an explanation on government’s handling of the PJIA affair; wants clarity on the suspension of D. Doncher

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams is demanding an explanation of the government’s handling of the PJIA airport affair. The MP also wants clarity on the suspension of the airport holding More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

PFP: Schiphol Group Letter Worrying, But Not Shocking

PHILIPSBURG – PFP members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson expressed concern, but not surprise, at the May 6th letter sent by Schiphol Group to the Government of St. Maarten. In the letter, Schiphol More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Minister De Weever shifts focus to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG -– Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic, and Transportation (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever has decided to take up her seat in Parliament. “After careful consideration during this delicate time More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 8th, 2021

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams pose hard questions after sacking Airport CEO

~ MP Sarah Wescot-Williams wants hard guarantees from Government for the Uninterrupted Continuation of the Airport Reconstruction, Since They Condoned Sacking the CEO.” ~ Philipsburg, St. Maarten, 8 April 2021 More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

The press release-parliamentarian

By Hilbert Haar The press release-parliamentarian, aka independent MP Christophe Emmanuel, is at it again, together with his public relation officer, mini market-owner Michael Granger. In his umpteenth press release, More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, April 4th, 2021

Former MP Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson called already for a forensic airport-audit in 2019

~ According to Chacho now it is time to open up Pandora’s Box ~ PHILIPSBURG — The call for an investigation into the finances of the Princess Juliana international airport Ernst&Young Advisory recommends More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 28th, 2021

PFP Calls on coalition to withdraw petition to UN

~ Personal agendas and lack of strategy at center of current crisis ~ PHILIPSBURG — PFP faction members Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson called on the current coalition to withdraw the petition submitted More...

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