Tag archive for ‘meetings’
Opinion - St Maarten News
By The Publisher On Sunday, October 27th, 2019

Occam’s razor

By Hilbert Haar On August 29, 2017, I wrote an opinion about Parlatino for the Today newspaper that contains the following paragraphs. “The ties between the island – via the former Netherlands Antilles – and More...

MP Rolando Brison on presentation MOT in Parliament 20 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Brison: Wescot-Williams failed St. Maarten on electoral reform

PHILIPBURG — MP Sarah Wescot-Williams has failed St. Maarten in her capacity of Chairlady of the Electoral Reform Committee and is now making disingenuous statements about the subject of electoral reform More...

File Photo Parliamentary meeting
By The Publisher On Monday, January 21st, 2019

Chairlady Wescot-Williams: “My role is to facilitate the workings of Parliament, not assuage the opposition

Philipsburg St. Maarten, January 21, 2019 – “I started my New Year’s address with a quote from Hal Borland: ‘Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience More...

MP Rolando Brison
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Brison: TEATT Committee calls 7 meetings on economy

Philipsburg – The chairman for the committee for Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication MP Rolando Brison, Faction Leader of United St. Maarten Party (USP), has called 7 meetings More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Replacement ministers

MP Doran has a point when he states that every minister has a replacement in the event of their absence. Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin made a point of outlining this clearly during her speech after the swearing More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Fruitful scoping mission ECLAC on Sint Maarten

Officials of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) visited St. Maarten last week during June 5 – 7 to undertake a scoping mission, with a view to assisting St. Maarten in More...

Wycliffe Smith - 20180517 WS
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Experiences of a first time MP in Parliament

Dear Editor, Going through two elections within a mere seventeen months and emerging from that experience as the third highest vote getter with 580 votes, qualified me to become a Member of the Parliament of Sint More...

Capt. Mike Ferrier - Minister of Finance
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Ferrier to NLD

AIRPORT–Finance Minister Michael “Mike” Ferrier along with three civil servants head to the Netherlands today, Tuesday, via Curacao. Ferrier, a pilot, will fly a privately owned aircraft from More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Continuation Urgent Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the current situation at the dump including possible solutions

PHILIPSBURG – The House of Parliament will sit in an urgent Central Committee meeting on February 9, 2018. The minister of General Affairs as well as the minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor More...

World Bank team meets Civil Servants
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

World Bank Team starts work with Government Civil Servants

PHILIPSBURG – Over the next two weeks a World Bank team will work with Government civil servants to identify priorities for the recovery and reconstruction of Sint Maarten. The team was welcomed by Prime More...