Tag archive for ‘ministers’
Raymond Jessurun
By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Jessurun: salary cut politicians will affect civil servants

PHILIPSBURG - A cut in the salaries of ministers and parliamentarians means a cut in the salaries of civil servants too. That is the opinion of the chairman of the Anti-Poverty Platform. Drs. Raymond Jessurun. LOGIN More...

New Members of Parliament group photo - 20180402 KABGSXM
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Income parliamentarians under attack again

PHILIPSBURG – State Secretary Raymond Knops is not done yet with attempts to address the high remuneration of members of parliament in St. Maarten. This appears from answers to questions from SP-MP Ronald More...

Minister Jorien Wuite and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte 1
By Desk Editor On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Minister Plenipotentiary Wuite pays courtesy visit to Prime Minister Rutte

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — On Monday July 16 the Minister Plenipotentiary, Jorien Wuite, accompanied by staff member Kelly Busby, paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister of the Netherlands, More...

Julio R. Romney
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Understanding our Parliamentary Democracy Government: The nullifying of the political crises/dilemma

By Political Analyst, Julio R. Romney Knowledge is understanding – with the swearing in of the Council of Ministers on June 25, 2018, the ruling United Democrats/Sint Maarten Christian Party (UD/SMCP) coalition More...

Politicians Pointless
By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Local parliamentarians more than 4,000 times more expensive than their Dutch colleagues

PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE -  “It is difficult to explain why parliamentarians and ministers n St. Maarten – the smallest country in the Kingdom – receive the highest salaries,” State Secretary Raymond Knops More...

MinJust and PM visit scene of fire
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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PM and MinJust visit scene of Cole Bay fire

Cole Bay — Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin and Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever visited the scene of the fire in Cole Bay Tuesday night to get a first-hand view of the situation. At the same time, More...

Philipsburg - Capital of Dutch St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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SHTA supports Sarah’s call to suspend the MP/Minister redundancy pay immediately

GREAT BAY — The SHTA has taken note of a Facebook message by President of Parliament, Ms. Sarah-Wescot-Williams, in which she explains the law on redundancy pay for MP’s and Ministers. According to More...

Law-School
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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THE MOTION OF NO CONFIDENCE

In general a Motion is a question or issue put to a vote in Parliament expressing its position on a particular topic or issue, its feelings or view, a desire or an instruction of Parliament on any particular subject. More...

Law-School
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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FORMATION, SCREENING, APPOINTMENT and DISMISSAL OF MINISTERS

On February 26, 2018, a “snap” election will take place. Voters are called to cast their vote to elect 15 Parliamentarians. According to the Constitution of St. Maarten, Parliament has the task to approve concept More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Tempting

It is tempting to think all kinds of things about the prolonged screening process of the candidate-ministers for the new government. Is this really about the hiccup in the government’s computer systems? Or is More...