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Tag archive for ‘coalition’
By The Publisher On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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Knops hints at termination of liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG — State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) has confirmed in a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs what was already clear: the Parliament has put continued liquidity support at risk More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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MP Grisha Marten-Heyliger: Lack of communication and cohesion in coalition

~ Says Stimulus Package not discussed ~ PHILIPSBURG — Parliamentary Faction Leader of the United People (UP) party MP Grisha Marten-Heyliger on Friday said communication and cohesive efforts by the coalition More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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NA-UP sign coalition agreement to form the next government of St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance and United People’s Party on Saturday, January 11, 2020, signed a coalition agreement to form the next government of St. Maarten. The agreement will see the two largest More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Instability is here to stay

By Hilbert Haar Based on results, issues like integrity and transparency do not appeal to our electorate. The United Democrats and the St. Maarten Christian Party campaigned on these issues and look where it got More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Emmanuel does not sign NA-UP coalition agreement

PHILIPSBURG – Hardly two days after the elections, winner National Alliance (NA) has signed a rather surprising coalition agreement with the United People’s party (UP). In the new government, the NA has five More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 21st, 2019
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The Human Factor in Government

By Wycliffe Smith The human factor is the most important element in maintaining or destabilizing government. The Informateurs’, Dr. Nilda Arduin and Mr. Jan Beaujon, in their Report of March 2018, entitled “More More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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SMCP stance on the fall of government and new elections

PHILIPSBURG — The Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP), represented by the party leader and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Wycliffe Smith and Member of Parliament Claude Chacho Peterson issued More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Meyers breaks his silence on his political decision

PHILIPSBURG — In a press statement issued on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Member of Parliament Franklin Meyers wrote the following regarding his recent political decision to become an Independent Member More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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MP Peterson: A true team player in the coalition

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Claude Chacho Peterson today had the distinction of having to give his prepared closing speech immediately after the unexpected announcement made by MP Franklin Meyers during More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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True colors

By Hilbert Haar This morning the political life of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Stuart Johnson hangs in the balance. There are two motions of no confidence on the More...