Tag archive for ‘motion’
Wycliffe Smith - SMCP
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Why call a new meeting concerning the financing of the airport

Dear Editor, My first order of business after being sworn in as a Member of Parliament was to send a letter, dated November 25th 2019, to the Chairman of Parliament, requesting him to reconvene the meeting concerning More...

MP Claude Chacho Peterson - Parliament Photo
By The Publisher On Monday, November 4th, 2019

MP Peterson to present motion to break the impasse on PJIA financing

GREAT BAY — On Sunday, November 03, 2019, MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson issued the following press release. As announced in my press release of October 28, 2019, I posed 4 questions to the caretaker Minister More...

Tweede Kamer - Staten Generaal
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Motion Dutch Parliament targets St. Maarten’s law enforcement

PHILIPSBURG – A large majority of the Dutch Second Chamber (107 out of 150 possible votes) supported the motion Van Dam on Tuesday – a decision that is bound to create confusion if not outrage about what could More...

PM Leona Romeo Marlin 20191010
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Prime Minister Romeo-Marlin steps down in order to depoliticize important matters

PHILIPSBURG – On Thursday October 10th, Prime Minister the Honorable Leona Romeo Marlin decided to step down to depoliticize important matters that are pending decision at Parliament. In a letter addressed to More...

Sarah Wescot-Williams - U 2 Can Move founder
By The Publisher On Friday, September 27th, 2019

Individual MPs to nominate incoming ministers, a new phenomenon, says Sarah

PHILIPSBURG — In the very first meeting chaired by MP Marlin on Wednesday, September 25th, a motion was allowed to be tabled and passed, the motion having nothing to do with the agenda points on education, More...

Parliament & Courthouse Building 20180704 TR
By The Publisher On Friday, September 20th, 2019

Integrity Chamber: a work in progress

By Hilbert Haar Part 2 about the circumstances surrounding the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on St. Maarten. In part 1 we reviewed the history leading up to the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on More...

Go Pay cartoon
By The Publisher On Monday, August 19th, 2019


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

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

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

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...