Tag archive for ‘dissolution’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Invoking Article 59 is PM Jacobs’ final option

PHILIPSBURG — Government and Parliament are at a crossroads due to the continued dispute about the insistence by State Secretary Raymond Knops that the Parliament denounces the petition it submitted to the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Payday for jeweler’s former employee

PHILIPSBURG – KRK Corporation, the entity that operates Milano Diamond Gallery and Diamonds Are Forever in Philipsburg is on the ropes for a hefty payment to a former employee after the Common Court of Justice More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Governor signs amendment decree to dissolve Parliament and call early elections 2020

Harbour View – On October 3, 2019, His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E.B. Holiday, received a draft national decree from the Council of Ministers regulating the amendment of the decree of September More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

The thing with article 59

Is there a cure for the seemingly never-ending battle between an obstinate parliament – that sends the government home – and an evenly stubborn Council of Ministers that reacts by invoking Article 59 of the More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Council of Ministers invoke article 59

~ allowing the voters of Sint Maarten the opportunity to decide ~ PHILIPSBURG – On Monday September 23rd, Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin and the Council of Ministers held a press conference in which the Prime More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Tit for tat

Reality set in yesterday for the Marlin-government. Parliament voted 8 to 6 on a no-confidence motion. The Marlin-cabinet subsequently resigned and used their trump card and submitted a national decree to the Governor More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Cabinet Marlin II submits resignation; Sends National Decree to dissolve Parliament

HARBOUR VIEW — Prime Minister William Marlin tendered the resignation of his cabinet to Governor Eugene Holiday on Thursday afternoon following the motion of no confidence against himself and the other ministers. Marlin More...