Tag archive for ‘credentials’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 7th, 2024

UP/NA Opposition submit urgent request to vet documents of incoming MPs

PHILIPSBURG — In light of recent developments regarding the vetting process for incoming Members of Parliament, the opposition members in Parliament representing the United People’s Party (UP) and the National More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 7th, 2024

Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement Expresses (URSM) Disappointment Over Handling of Incoming MPs’ Credentials

PHILIPSBURG — The board of the Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) expresses profound disappointment with the handling of the credentials of incoming Members of Parliament (MP) in recent parliament More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019

Opposition prevents substitute James from entering parliament

PHILIPSBURG — The opposition benches remained empty on Monday morning when parliament was supposed to examine the credentials of substitute MP Jules James. Due to a lack of quorum, the meeting could not take More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Understanding our Parliamentary Democracy Government: The nullifying of the political crises/dilemma

By Political Analyst, Julio R. Romney Knowledge is understanding – with the swearing in of the Council of Ministers on June 25, 2018, the ruling United Democrats/Sint Maarten Christian Party (UD/SMCP) coalition More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Parliament approves credentials incoming members

PHLIPSBURG — In its third attempt at holding an urgent plenary session of Parliament on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018, at 1pm, the ruling coalition was able to garner support from the National More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Incoming MPs must take case to court

~ The Credentials Crisis – How to solve the newest Constitutional Crisis in St. Maarten ~ by Terrance Rey The only solution for the incoming members of Parliament, Tamara Leonard and Claude "Chacho" Peterson, More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Credentials approved, governor administers oath of office today

GREAT BAY – The last meeting of the outgoing parliament began – for a change – exactly at 10 a.m. last Friday morning, though two members were missing in action at the beginning of the meeting. Governor Holiday More...