Tag archive for ‘Dutch State Secretary Knops’
Unified unions of St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Unions file complaint against salary cuts

PHILIPSBURG – The Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions (WICLU) has filed a complaint with the Attorney General about what it labels as “punishable acts of racial discrimination, embezzlement and theft.” More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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Knops: “Countries cannot support their own autonomy”

PHILIPSBURG – “Once more we see now what was already clear for a longer period of time: the countries cannot support their own autonomy.” That explosive remark comes from a letter State Secretary Drs. Raymond More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Razor-thin motivation

By Hilbert Haar The motion of CDA parliamentarian Chris van Dam that calls for Dutch involvement in law enforcement on St. Maarten comes across as a fine example of Dutch meddling in our island’s affairs. That More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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New Coalition: St. Maarten Ministers accountable to Parliament, not Knops

~ Says Wescot-Williams again spinning ~ PHILIPSBURG — The new Parliamentary coalition of nine on Tuesday clarified its decision not to attend a meeting scheduled with State Secretary Raymond Knops that was More...

Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Chairlady of Parliament cancels meeting with State Secretary Knops

~ Chairlady of Parliament cancels meeting with State Secretary Knops due to confirmed none attendance of a majority of factions ~ PHILIPSBURG — “In order to avoid any embarrassment in front of the State More...

MP Claude Chacho Peterson - 2nd Vice Chair of Parliament
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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MP Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson requests meeting to be convened with State Secretary Knops

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, SMCP Member of Parliament Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson submitted a letter to Parliament requesting, through the Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin, that More...

Knops and Marlin-Romeo - 20180208 - HH
By The Publisher On Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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Kingdom imposes conditions for liquidity support

THE HAGUE — St. Maarten will only get liquidity support from the Netherlands in 2019 if it complies with several conditions the Kingdom Council of Ministers has put in place. “These conditions see – More...

Raymond Knops
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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State Secretary Knops to PM Marlin-Romeo: elections must go on

THE HAGUE/PHILIPSBURG — In a letter dated January 25 addressed to the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, Leona Marlin-Romeo, Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops turned down the request of the Sint Maarten Government More...

State Secretary Knops meets PM Rafael Boasman
By The Publisher On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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State Secretary Knops meets with Council on Ministers

PHILIPSBURG  — A brief meeting between the Council of Ministers and Dutch State Secretary, Mr. Raymond Knops, was held on Monday, November 27, 2017. Parties discussed the steps that will be taken to actualize More...