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The Constitution of Sint Maarten – When it is time to vote - book by Hensley Plantijn

“The Constitution of Sint Maarten – When it is time to vote” By author Hensley G.A. Plantijn A book review for StMaartenNews.com by Terrance Rey ~ People must buy this book if they want to fully understand our parliamentary system and the election process that governs the selection of representatives in Parliament. ~ Someone with practical More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Border closure has taken on a European context, says MP Wescot-Williams

MP Wescot-Williams: “St. Maarten/St. Martin’s border closure has taken on a European context and should be elevated to a Kingdom level.” Philipsburg, St. Maarten, August 2, 2020 – MP Wescot-Williams: More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

MP Wescot-Williams questions function books saga

PHILIPSBURG – United Democrats MP Sarah Wescot-Williams expressed her surprise about a press release from Justice Minister Anna Richardson about her effort to be informed about the process to arrive at the establishment More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, July 9th, 2020

A united Parliament says NO to Dutch conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliament stands firm behind the decision of the Council of Ministers to reject the establishment of a Caribbean Reform Entity as a condition for continued liquidity support. All fifteen MPs More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

MP Heyliger-Marten requests formal position of Bar Association

~ Racism and bigotry in St. Maarten are unacceptable, says MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten ~ PHILIPSBURG—”The fact that Mr. Hatzmann sees the people of Sint Maarten as “little village people” proves that he More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, June 28th, 2020

Van Dam’s plan to take over prison is unlawful

~ Knops gets it right for once, says MP Heyliger-Marten ~ PHILIPSBURG — Faction Leader for the United People’s UP Party in Parliament on St. Maarten Grisha Heyliger-Marten says Dutch MP Chris van Dam’s More...

Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 27th, 2020

“Government finds itself between a rock and a hard place”

UD Board: “In order to appease the part of the St. Maarten governing coalition that wants to say “thanks, but no thanks” to the Netherlands, the government finds itself between a rock and a hard place.” When More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Buncamper: the fight is legit

PHILIPSBURG — “Their message is fair and it is clear,” said Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper about the protest by employees that took to the streets on Monday morning to air their dissatisfaction More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, June 19th, 2020

PM Jacobs demands respect of State Secretary Knops

Dear Editor, In the Council of Ministers Press Briefing held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the Honorable Prime Minister Jacobs recounted the virtual meeting that she and the Minister of Finance had with State Secretary More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, June 18th, 2020

UD board: Serious times require strong forward-thinking leadership

“We are in serious times, that require strong forward-thinking leadership,” says UD board PHILIPSBURG — The board of the United Democrats (UD) held an urgent meeting on Tuesday evening to discuss More...