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Tag archive for ‘Integrity Chamber’
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 Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
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Useless political saber rattling

By Hilbert Haar The history of St. Maarten’s Integrity Chamber is an interesting one. Parliamentarians bickered endlessly over the establishment of this institution and when they finally agreed with it in August More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
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Integrity Chamber turns down MP Emmanuel’s request for opinion about Ballast-Nedam

PHILIPSBURG — Integrity Chamber President Rian Vogels has informed independent parliamentarian Christophe Emmanuel that providing opinions “does not fall within the scope of its assigned tasks.” Emmanuel More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 24th, 2021
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The airport reconstruction is more important than Chris

Dear Editor, It’s becoming a political norm now that whatever the government does, MP Christophe Emmanuel automatically has a criticizing article ready to publish. In his last article that he sent to the entire More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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MP Emmanuel asks Integrity Chamber to provide opinion on Ballast Nedam selection

PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday asked the Integrity Chamber to provide its opinion on whether the awarding of the reconstruction of the airport project to Ballast More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 13th, 2020
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Integrity Chamber continues introductory meetings with government-owned companies

PHILIPSBURG – The Integrity Chamber Sint Maarten has wrapped up introductory meetings with the supervisory boards and management of the “big four” government-owned companies. These virtual meetings were aimed More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Anti-Corruption Day 2020: whistleblower protection program needed

Wednesday, December 9th, was International Anti-Corruption Day. The difficulty of exposing corruption makes a mechanism to support whistleblowers essential. In St. Maarten, the Integrity Chamber was established More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Council of Ministers has introductory meeting with Integrity Chamber

PHILIPSBURG — The Council of Ministers met with the newly-established Integrity Chamber of Sint Maarten for an introductory meeting on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Present were the three current members Mrs. More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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Integrity Chamber’s integrity in peril

PHILIPBURG – What is going on with the Integrity Chamber? The quartermasters – Rafael Boasman for St. Maarten and Hans Lodder for the Netherlands – were appointed in May 2018. The national ordinance Integrity More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Slowly but surely the Integrity Chamber is taking shape

By Hilbert Haar Part 3 about the final steps needed to be taken to finalize the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on St. Maarten. In part 1 we reviewed the history leading up to the establishment of the Integrity More...






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