Tag archive for ‘MP Frans Richardson’
Parliament meeting on GEBE with MP Frans Richardson - 5 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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MP Richardson suggests new company for renewable energy

PHILIPSBURG – United St. Maarten party MP Frans Richardson suggested that during a central committee meeting on Tuesday that GEBE establish a new company for the production of renewable energy and give the More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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What a disgrace

By Hilbert Haar In a moment of weakness and – I have to admit, bad judgment - I reacted on Facebook to a post about Member of Parliament Frans Richardson where he stated that two members of the anti-corruption More...

Public Prosecutor's Office entrance
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Prosecutor’s Office distances itself from the statements made by Mr. Richardson

PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office does not recognize the statement of Mr. Richardson made in Parliament and to the media about the theft of jewelry by two TBO members in December 2016 and that More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Theo agrees with Frans’ call for a Parliamentary Inquiry

PHILIPSBURG — MP Theo Heyliger was quick to agree with MP Frans Richardson’s call for a parliamentary inquiry into the justice system here on St. Maarten. On Monday, November 5, 2018, on the floor of More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Frans: Dutch TBO officers stole and should have been arrested

PHILIPSBURG — Leader of the USP, MP Frans Richardson on Monday disclosed that two members of the TBO arresting team stole jewelry from Francesco Corallo during his arrest and the raid on his residence in December More...

Frans under pressure
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Frans: I will not sit by silently and let my name be tarnished

PHILIPSBURG — With the main part of his trial still pending, Member of Parliament Frans Richardson on Tuesday said he is not going to sit back silently and let the Prosecutor’s Office paint a negative picture More...

Emerald investigation
By The Publisher On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Emerald-trial: forged invoices, bribes and tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – Three high-profile defendants appeared in court on Monday morning for the highly anticipated first step in the Emerald-trial: Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, suspended Port Director Mark More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Who is fooling who?

By Hilbert Haar A cornered cat tends to make unexpected and at times weird moves, a Dutch expression suggests. This applies to a certain extent to MP Frans Richardson whom one could label – with a stretch of the 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...

MP Wycliffe Smith
By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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MP Smith takes parliament to task

PHILIPSBURG – “This budget will not win any stellar awards,” MP Wycliffe Smith (St. Maarten Christian Party) said on Monday during the first day of the 2018 budget debate. “It shows a deficit, it is not More...