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Roger Lawrence sworn in as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication

PHILIPSBURG — Today, Thursday, August 26, 2021, former Senior Manager of Port St. Maarten Roger Lawrence was ceremoniously sworn in as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT) at the cabinet of His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday. Lawrence was put forth by the United People’s (UP) party as candidate minister More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Is the economic growth projection too pessimistic?

PHILIPSBURG — Is the projection of 3 percent economic growth this year on the low end and therefore too pessimistic? That’s what MP Claudius Buncamper wants to know from Minister Ludmilla de Weever (Tourism More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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TelEm awaits new proposal from union

PHILIPSBURG -- The spat between TelEm CEO Kendal Dupersoy and SMCU-leader Ludson Evers has calmed down a bit after Dupersoy retracted the first paragraph of a letter he sent to the union that began with the sarcastic More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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Relationship between TelEm and union deteriorates

~ TelEm CEO admits to ghetto tone in letter to SMCU ~ PHILIPSBURG -- The relationship between TelEm’s Chief Executive Officer Kendal Dupersoy and Ludson Evers, the President of the St. Maarten Communication Union More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 7th, 2021
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Emmanuel wants all govt. decisions, documents regarding BTP building

PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Friday questioned Minister of TEATT Ludmila DeWeever about the financial status of the Bureau of Telecommunication & Post, in particular More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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An opportunity to shine

By Hilbert Haar The much anticipated meeting of Parliament about the financial status of the Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP) has not yet provided much clarity but especially questions asked by MP Claudius More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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Answers to questions about BTP will have to wait until next year

PHILIPSBURG — Monday’s Parliament meeting about the financial status of the Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP) produced many questions, but no answers yet because Minister Ludmilla de Weever needs More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Emmanuel wants clarity from BTP on telecom quality, operations

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Monday posed several questions concerning the status, current and future outlook of Bureau Telecommunications and Post (BTP) St. Maarten. Speaking More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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MP Buncamper questions Telem subcontractor working with illegals

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, Member of Parliament, (MP) Claudius Buncamper, of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in Parliament, sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs addressing the local sub-contractors More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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BTP paid nothing to government since 2017

PHILIPSBURG – The report Retrospective – Ten years of the General Audit Chamber – revisits the state of affairs at the Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP), five years after it first took a closer look More...






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