Tag archive for ‘government’
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, June 23rd, 2020
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Attorneys threaten Minister Richardson with new lawsuit over prison conditions

PHILIPSBURG — The attorneys representing thirty inmates of the Pointe Blanche prison have put the feet of Justice Minister Anna Richardson to the fire with a demand to improve the conditions in the detention More...

Gate at Pointe Blanche Prison
By The Publisher On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Will Parliament and Government allow Dutch takeover of the Prison?

Dear Editor, On Monday, June 22, 2020, at 7:00 am, Sint Maarten time, Chris van Dam, Member of the Dutch Second Chamber, will be presenting a motion to the Second Chamber in which he is requesting the Dutch Government More...

Wycliffe Smith 2018 Election Photo
By The Publisher On Friday, June 19th, 2020
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Current government lives up to agreements made by former government

Dear Editor, I was pleasantly surprised and extremely pleased to hear the Honorable Prime Minister declare during the Council of Ministers Press Briefing on June 17, 2020, that her Government is living up to the More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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UD board: Serious times require strong forward-thinking leadership

“We are in serious times, that require strong forward-thinking leadership,” says UD board PHILIPSBURG — The board of the United Democrats (UD) held an urgent meeting on Tuesday evening to discuss More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Supervisory Board of Directors Telem Group request Shareholders Meeting with the Council of Ministers

POND ISLAND — The Supervisory Board of Directors of the Telem Group of Companies has recently requested a shareholders meeting with the Council of Ministers; specifically, with the Shareholder Representative More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Duncan: Cut the school subsidies by 12,5% and leave the schools alone (VIDEO)

PHILIPSBURG — In a personal interview with StMaartenNews.com, Chairman of the Board of the St. Maarten Academy PSVE (Preparatory Secondary Vocational Education) Roland E. Duncan called on the government to More...

Unified unions of St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Unions still at odds with government over salary cuts

PHILIPSBURG – The labor unions and the Council of Ministers still have not reached an agreement about the 12.5 cut in the labor conditions for civil servants – a requirement for receiving continued financial More...

Unified unions of St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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The Unified Unions of St. Maarten submits counter-proposal to COM

POND ISLAND — The Unified Unions of Sint Maarten submitted today Thursday, May 28, 2020, a counter-proposal to the Council of Minister regarding the 12.5% cuts on personnel salaries, vacation allowance, etc.. In More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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Open Letter: “Reasonable Offer”

Dear Honorable Minister Ardwell Irion, We are a group of concerned teachers who have taken note of the proposed cuts by the government. While everyone would love for our finances to be stable, we acknowledge the More...