Tag archive for ‘government’
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By Online Editor On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Irresponsible transportation of garbage

Government must be held responsible for the reckless transportation of garbage by individuals and garbage haulers. Flat bed trucks and garbage containers can be seen with garbage or garbage bags falling onto the More...

MP Rolando Brison in Parliament
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 16th, 2019
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MP Brison: Government the hold up on UTS share sale

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Rolando Brison on Sunday said regrettably that his first initiative law is falling behind due to waiting on answers from the government of St. Maarten. The legislation MP More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

by Seth Miller Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the forefront. With representatives More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Websites for dummies (UPDATED)

By Hilbert Haar Technology is wonderful. I can be anywhere in the world, watch what is happening anywhere else and write about it. Organizations – like the parliament and the government of St. Maarten – use More...

St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP on Nomination Day - 20180105 HH
By The Publisher On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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SMCP supports lowering MP salaries by 10%

PHILIPSBURG — In a press release today, St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP announced that it still stands firm on its position with regard to the reduction of the salaries of Members of Parliament. “Initially More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Government studies alternatives for waste-to-energy plant for dump

PHILIPSBURG – While the parliamentary committee for Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) debated last week the proposal for the construction of a waste-to-energy plant with the More...

Minister of Health Emil Lee - 27 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Tripartite committee looking into increase of minimum wage

PHILIPSBURG — Families who are suffering to “make ends meet” are encouraged to visit the Ministry of Labor to acquire financial aid, said Minister of Health, Labor and Social Affairs Emil Lee. The Labor More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 12 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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“Government favors businesses over citizens”

PHILIPSBURG -- The government’s decision to deny citizens an extension for the payment of road tax and to offer businesses a payment plan for turnover taxes is discrimination, Anti-Poverty Platform chairman Drs. More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Government cuts electricity budget for schools

PHILIPSBURG — The power consumption at public schools varies wildly it appears from the draft 2019 budget. The government intends to save more than 46,000 guilders ($25,720) in 2019 on the electricity bills More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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A party for the happy few

By Hilbert Haar St. Maarten’s parliamentarians do not have a strong record when it comes to appreciating the contents of critical reports about the functioning of the government or about the dire straits the country More...