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Tag archive for ‘motion’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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A waste of time, energy and money

By Hilbert Haar The spin doctors in Parliament, spearheaded by UP faction leader Grisha Heyliger-Marten are going all out in their attempt to sell their story about the decolonization process. So far, twelve parliamentarians More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 8th, 2020
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Parliament torpedoes its own committee before it even gets to work

~ Statements by MP André Bosman have now become our frame of reference ~ PHILIPSBURG – With all the pressing matters before us, such as the financial position of Government, the state of our Government agencies More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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PFP says: Motion Another Example of Coalition Confusion

PHILIPSBURG – The motion approved by eleven members of Parliament on November 5th is yet another indication of the crossed signals currently bouncing around the governing UP/NA coalition and an unfortunate preview More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Parliament hops on the de-colonization bandwagon

PHILIPSBURG – Members of Parliament approved a motion on Thursday that instructs the government to complete the de-colonization process by hiring lawyers that should also pursue reparations for Dutch violations More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Parliament establish historic Permanent Constitutional and Decolonization Committee

~ Motion to finalize decolonization, organize RTC by July 2021 ~ PHILIPSBURG — A joint proposal by MP’s Solange Ludmila Duncan (NA) and Grisha HeyligerMarten (UPP) to establish a Permanent Committee for More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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A united Parliament says NO to Dutch conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliament stands firm behind the decision of the Council of Ministers to reject the establishment of a Caribbean Reform Entity as a condition for continued liquidity support. All fifteen MPs More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Van Dam wants Kingdom to take control of Pointe Blanche prison

THE HAGUE – CDA-parliamentarian Chris van Dam wants the Netherlands to take control of the Pointe Blanche prison for the next five years. In a motion, he will present on Monday in a meeting of the Parliamentary More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Under duress

By Hilbert Haar Motions are the political banana peel of the political arena. In St. Maarten they seldom result in the desired action expressed in a motion and only in extreme cases (like with a motion of no confidence) More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten wants review of Kingdom Charter – UPDATED

~ MP Heyliger-Marten: “Time to correct 65 years of wrongs and revisit 10-10-10” ~ Wants review of Kingdom Charter – Motion carried by Parliament 12 for and 3 against. PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Mingo under fire about airport reconstruction and CFO contract

~ Motion passed to have supervisory board evaluate CEO within four weeks ~ PHILIPSBURG – The current state of affairs related to the reconstruction of the airport is “an embarrassment,” airport-director Brian More...