Tag archive for ‘integrity’
President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams intro on passport issue - 24 June 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Sarah: Parliament requests investigation into “integrity of our passport system”

PHILIPSBURG — President of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams, during the opening of the budget presentation on Monday morning, June 24, 2019, as a notification, informed Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin More...

Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink - avatar
By The Publisher On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Interview with the departing Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink

~ Invisible yet driven and focused behind the scenes ~ It seems much longer but Interim Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink has only been serving in St. Maarten for little over a year. Steenbrink started last year More...

Code of Conduct
By The Publisher On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Codes of Conduct

A post on Facebook caught our attention today. The topic was Codes of Conduct. Apparently, this was triggered by screenshots of a chat conversation circulating on Whatsapp. For all intents and purposes, the chat More...

Hilbert Haar - foto Milton Pieters
By The Publisher On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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A wonderful premise

By Hilbert Haar My, my, what a thing! As if our little island does not have enough headaches on its plate, now VROMI-Minister Miklos Giterson has been arrested on suspicion – I repeat: on suspicion – of drunk More...

Integrity Directions
By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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With the many institutions we already have, do we really need the Integrity Chamber?

Dear Editor, It might be nothing new for us, but it is embarrassing to be constantly reading and hearing about members of the highest governing body on our island being corrupt. Yes, there is corruption worldwide, More...

Hilbert Haar - foto Milton Pieters
By The Publisher On Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Integrity

By Hilbert Haar It is tempting to note that integrity issues have soared to the surface again in St. Maarten after the common Court of Justice gave the green light for the prosecution of MP Theo Heyliger. The suspicions More...

Hilbert Haar - foto Milton Pieters
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Unpaid Advice to Incoming Government

By Hilbert Haar The new government seems to be almost there. Is that number seven or number eight since 10-10-10? I’ve lost count and I suspect that many of my readers have no idea. Seven (or eight) governments More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Stricter screening …. in the Netherlands

By Hilbert Haar The municipal elections in the Netherlands that take place on Wednesday have brought the issue of integrity in local governments sharply into focus. Reading through reports in Dutch newspapers it More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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House of corruption

By Hilbert Haar Two things come to mind after the arrest of USp-leader MP Frans Richardson. One: everybody is innocent until proven guilty. That applies to everyone and also to Richardson. Two: there is no smoke More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Raised eyebrows

By Hilbert Haar Will we now have to go through a parliamentary elections whereby the leader of one of the participating parties is in jail? Tuesday’s arrest of Member of Parliament Frans Richardson makes this More...