Tag archive for ‘motion’
Go Pay cartoon
By The Publisher On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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MOTION SAYS “GO PAY”

PHILIPSBURG – On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, during a continuation meeting with the minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), Miklos Gitterson, a motion was presented More...

MP Tamara Leonard 2019070901
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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MP Tamara Leonard saw first amendment passed in Parliament to fund pilot breakfast programme

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament for the United Democrats UD party, Tamara Leonard, recently saw her first amendment law being passed in Parliament during the budget debate on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. On More...

MP Luc Mercelina - Budget Presentation 24 June 2019
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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Mercelina-motion tackles Minister Lee

PHILIPSBURG – United Democrats rookie MP Luc Mercelina tabled a motion of no-confidence against Public Health Minister Emil Lee during the budget debate on Friday. The motion has the support of all seven members More...

MP Frans Richardson - Budget Debate June 26 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Another motion of no-confidence

PHILIPSBURG – For the second time in less than half a year the opposition has announced a motion of no confidence against a minister in the UD/SMCP cabinet. During the budget debate on Wednesday United St. Maarten More...

MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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MP Irion bemoans lack of action on motion

PHILIPSBURG — National Alliance MP Ardwell Irion queried Education Minister Wycliffe Smith on Monday about a seemingly reasonable issue: why had the ministry not done anything with a motion Parliament passed More...

Parliament meeting on PSS with Chairlady - 18 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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True colors

By Hilbert Haar This morning the political life of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Stuart Johnson hangs in the balance. There are two motions of no confidence on the More...

Captain The Ship Is Sinking
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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A polite expression of my thoughts

By Hilbert Haar Come Thursday, the unity of the governing coalition of United Democrats and the St. Maarten Christian Party will be put to the test. If everybody shows up and toes the party line, the motion of no More...

Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin in Parliament
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Motion seeks Prime Minister Romeo-Marlin’s departure

PHILIPSBURG – Opposition parties National Alliance (NA) and United St. Maarten party (USp) launched a frontal attack on the position of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin on Monday afternoon during the continuation More...

MP Rolando Brison Live-Streaming Review of Parliament Meeting
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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MP Brison: “Chair of Parliament seems to use her ‘prerogative’ just at a whim”

Philipsburg — Parliament held two continuation meetings regarding the repercussions of the verdict by the European Court of Human Rights in the Corallo case for the country St. Maarten and the Ministry of More...

MP Wycliffe Smith
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Motion to lower salaries angers MP Richardson (UPDATED)

PHILIPSBURG – MP Wycliffe Smith’s motion to lower the salaries of parliamentarians by 15 percent received sufficient support from three members of the United Democrats faction – MPs Meyers, Bijlani and Mercelina More...