Tag archive for ‘majority’
By The Publisher On Monday, October 17th, 2022

Grisha grateful for majority support to remain President of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — In a short press statement released on Monday morning, President of Parliament, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten expressed her appreciation for the majority of Parliament supporting her to continue More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 7th, 2022

Prime Minister Jacobs not concerned: “I think we still have a majority”

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance-United People’s party governing coalition continues discussions with members of parliament about their willingness to leave the opposition benches. But Prime Minister More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 19th, 2021

Knops hints at termination of liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG — State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) has confirmed in a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs what was already clear: the Parliament has put continued liquidity support at risk More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Foreign investors move in on St. Maarten’s banking sector

PHILIPSBURG – Foreign investors are moving in on the banking sector in St. Maarten, After Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited bought the activities of Scotia Bank – that will now become Republic More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Dutch coalition loses majority – sounds familiar?

THE HAGUE – The governing coalition of VVD, CDA, D66 and Christian Union lost its majority in the Dutch parliament last week after the VVD kicked its MP Wybren van Haga first out of the faction and then out of More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Second Chamber majority: Returning prisoners to St. Maarten is allowed

PHILIPSBURG — News coming out of The Netherlands reports that a majority in the Dutch Second Chamber in The Hague yesterday rejected a motion to suspend the relocation of prisoners back to St. Maarten. This More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Dictatorship of the majority

By Koos Sneek In the Daily Herald of Friday, January 19th, there was an article about the Island Council meeting in Statia held on the day before. In the article the reporter mentions that the faction of the Democratic More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Majority heads for motion of no confidence

PHILIPSBURG – The new parliamentary majority of eight is heading for a motion of no confidence against the government led by Prime Minister William Marlin. It’s not a done deal yet, because Wednesday’s meeting More...