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 in its confidential Financial Baseline Report echoes a request Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson, at that time a Member of Parliament for More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Report recommends external review of airport investments

PHILIPSBURG — The airport’s financial performance for fiscal year 2018 resulted in a 16.4 million guilders ($9.16 million) overdraft. The total bank withdrawal led to a 12.6 million guilders ($7 million) More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Office space mini audit leaves many questions unanswered

PHILIPSBURG — The General Audit Chamber submitted its mini audit “Efficiency of government’s office space” to Parliament on Tuesday, March 30 with a rather embarrassing conclusion: the auditors were More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Invoking Article 59 is PM Jacobs’ final option

PHILIPSBURG — Government and Parliament are at a crossroads due to the continued dispute about the insistence by State Secretary Raymond Knops that the Parliament denounces the petition it submitted to the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 25th, 2021

COHO draft law triggers questions about compatibility with Kingdom Charter

THE HAGUE — An earlier report on dossierkoninkrijksrelaties.nl about the advice concerning the draft kingdom law Caribbean Reform and Development Entity (COHO) stated incorrectly that the Kingdom Council of More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 19th, 2021

PoP Brison bloopers with charge against MP Wescot-Williams

PHILIPSBURG — Maybe President of Parliament Rolando Brison is not good at math. Or maybe he just wanted to take a cheap shot at MP Sarah Wescot-Williams for criticizing parliament’s decision to hire the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

The answer is clear: Parliament opposes conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG — The Choharis-petition to the special rapporteur of the United Nations has drawn widespread criticism, but the backers of this initiative – eleven of the fifteen members of Parliament – More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 26th, 2021

The airport-saga: facts and fiction

PHILIPSBURG -- What’s up with the Princess Juliana International Airport? What is fact and what is fiction? What is true and what is false of the relentless charges against the airport-management by local politicians? More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 1st, 2021

Supreme Court sends Buncampers case back to the appeals court

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper will have to go back to court for a replay of his appeal against his conviction for tax fraud. That is the conclusion of the Supreme Court’s Attorney-General More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Progress Committee: Situation at prison gloomier than in 2010

PHILIPSBURG — More than three years after Hurricane Irma there are still 21 inmates from St. Maarten housed in prisons in the Netherlands. This appears from the 38th Progress Committee report. Per January More...

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