Published On: Sun, Sep 23rd, 2018

Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the “Stand for SXM Petition” from citizens

PHILIPSBURG – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on Monday, September 24, 2018, to debate the “Stand for SXM” petition submitted by a group of citizens led by activists, Elton Jones and Rhoda Arrindell.

The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for 14:00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Justice will be present.

The agenda point is: Discussion about the points submitted in the “Petition Justice Sint Maarten” from citizens of Sint Maarten submitted to Parliament on August 29, 2018, during a demonstration/walk on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 (IS/945/2017-2018 dated September 7, 2018)

(This meeting was requested by MP T.E. Heyliger, MP C.E. Brownbill, MP L.F.E. Mercelina, MP S.M. Bijlani and MP C.A.H. Peterson)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations.

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.


Photo caption: Chairlady of Parliament MP Sarah Wescot-Williams, center, representing the United Democrats party, receives a signed petition from protesters including former Education Minister Rhoda Arrindell, left; former Member of Parliament Sylvia Meyers-Olivacce and activist Elton Jones. Photo by Duane Robin.