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Tag archive for ‘advice’
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 9th, 2021
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Government takes its time with the appointment of confidential advisors

PHILIPSBURG — In 2014 the government appointed fourteen confidential advisors for a period of two years. After their tenure ended, no new appointments were made. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs expressed her More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 14th, 2021
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Corporate Governance Council has reservations about appointment Daniel as GEBE-CEO

PHILIPSBURG -- The Corporate Governance Council expressed concerns in its advice on the possible appointment of Sharine Daniel as the next Chief Executive Officer of utilities company GEBE that are somewhat surprising, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Politicians and civil servant must contribute to pension system and SZV-funds, Cft advises

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten ought to amend legislation as soon as possible so that civil servants and politicians start paying a 10 percent contribution towards healthcare costs, financial supervisor Cft writes More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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Dead or alive

By Hilbert Haar Reactions in St. Maarten to the negative Council of State-advice about the draft kingdom law COHO were jubilant and that is understandable. But the COHO, the Caribbean Reform and Development Entity, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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Emmanuel on COHO: I told you so

~ Says govt an embarrassment onto itself ~ GREAT BAY — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday had only four words in response to reports that the Council of State has determined that More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Advice from the Council of Advice Regarding Decolonization Questions Sets the Record Straight.

PHILIPSBURG – Another advice from our Council of Advice is in. This time it is the advice regarding the United Nations–Decolonization–St. Maarten, as presented to the Council by the Parliament of St. Maarten. MP More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Council of Advice does not support the government’s position

~ Council of Advice: “A Consensus Kingdom Law can be a useful solution” ~ PHILIPSBURG – The Council of Advice sent its advice about the draft consensus kingdom law Caribbean Reform entity (CRE) already on More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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PFP Furious About Government ‘Lapse’ Over July 28 Advice from Council

PHILIPSBURG – In a media release dated August 31, 2020, Party for Progress members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson expressed their disappointment and agitation at what they call the ‘horse-leading’ More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Same dog …

By Hilbert Haar Same dog and not even a different hat; that is the best description I can come up with for the so-called research of UP faction leader Grisha Heyliger-Marten into the matter of decolonization. Heyliger-Marten More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Knops advises against Van Dam’s prison motion

THE HAGUE –- State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) advises against the motion tabled by CDA-MP Chris van Dam that asks the government to let the Kingdom Council of Ministers control the Pointe Blanche More...






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