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By The Publisher On Thursday, January 20th, 2022
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Gordon-Carty: Civil servant exodus due to victimization, hopelessness

PHILIPSBURG — Leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) Pamela Gordon-Carty on Wednesday decried the amount of civil servants that are leaving government service and placed the blame squarely on the shoulders More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 5th, 2021
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Wie zwijgt stemt toe

By Hilbert Haar I honestly cannot remember a moment when there was no trouble at all at utilities company GEBE and I have followed the developments in energy-land closely for more than ten years. Being the managing More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 11th, 2021
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PFP questions Minister Jacobs, Doran about acting positions within government

PHILIPSBURG – In light of the apparent norm within the civil service of having one person fulfil multiple critical roles at the same time, Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 30th, 2021
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PFP Calls for Implementation of Whistleblower Policy

~ Denounces Jacobs’ Approach to Censor Press and Public ~ PHILIPSBURG — Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson denounced recent statements made by Prime More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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MP Peterson: Fair procedures for granting long-lease land need to be put in place to prevent abuse and nepotism

PHILIPSBURG — The brewing controversy surrounding the granting of long-lease rights in the area known as Vineyard Heights has shed light on the government’s systemic lack of procedures, transparency and More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 12th, 2021
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Cabinet of the Ministry of VROMI: After Court Case, Shareholder to continue to Address Current Situation at NV GEBE

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – NV GEBE and their two (2) remaining members of the Supervisory Board of Directors lost both of the cases they filed against Country Sint Maarten on Friday, September 10th, 2021, More...

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 Friday, August 27th, 2021
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MP Wescot-Williams on the Report of the Rental Tribunal (Rent Committee)

~ Suggests Areas for Improvement of this Vital Service to Renters and Landlords Alike ~ Philipsburg — During the 2021 budget debates, MP Wescot-Williams questioned how the Rental Tribunal “rent committee” More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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St. Maarten requests follow up on loan agreement for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG -– Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs questions follow-through from the Netherlands on liquidity support and requests Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte’s intervention to address unnecessary More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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MP Sarah Wescot-Williams pose hard questions after sacking Airport CEO

~ MP Sarah Wescot-Williams wants hard guarantees from Government for the Uninterrupted Continuation of the Airport Reconstruction, Since They Condoned Sacking the CEO.” ~ Philipsburg, St. Maarten, 8 April 2021 More...






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