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Tag archive for ‘Ombudsman’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021
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Court declares cost-cutting ordinances constitutional

PHILIPSBURG – After careful consideration the Constitutional Court has rejected the Ombudsman’s request to void three temporary national ordinances that regulate cuts in the labor conditions for civil servants, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
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Controversy about Vineyard Heights triggers integrity-row

PHILIPSBURG -- The controversy over the Over the Bank - Vineyard Heights housing development is affecting Minister Egbert Doran (VROMI) and Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel, as well as the 54 applicants who applied for More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 19th, 2021
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Ombudsman starts systemic investigation into collection of solid waste tender 2021-2026

PHILIPSBURG — Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel has started a Systemic Investigation into the collection of solid waste tender 2021-2026.  On 25 and 31 March 2021 respectively, complaints were filed with the Ombudsman More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
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Ombudman submits austerity measures for review to Constitutional Court

PHILIPSBURG — The office of the Ombudsman has submitted three national ordinances that regulate salary cuts for employees in the (semi) public sector for review to the Constitutional Court. The Ombudsman asks More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 29th, 2021
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Quality Sweepers questions result solid waste tender

PHILIPSBURG – Cleaning company Quality Sweepers and Maintenance (QSM) has filed a complaint with the Ombudsman against the result of the public Solid Waste tender 2021-2026, claiming that the Ministry of More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 5th, 2020
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“The role of the Ombudsman is misunderstood”

PHILIPSBURG – Statements by Minister of Justice Anna Richardson about the Ombudsman’s investigation into the country’s parking and towing policy show that “the role of the Ombudsman is misunderstood,” More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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Ombudsman: “There is no proper towing policy”

PHILIPSBURG – The government’s towing and parking policy is a mess, and in parts nonexistent, and the public prosecutor’s office has failed to collect approximately 1.3 million guilders ($758,855) in More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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CCSU members files official complaint against Government of St. Maarten

GREAT BAY — The members of the Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU), known in Dutch as the GOA, filed an official complaint with the Ombudsman against the Government of St. Maarten on Friday August 21, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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Former Minister Johnson frustrated Ombudsman investigation into airport’s procurement policy

PHILIPSBURG – Former Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs (TEATT) Stuart Johnson actively frustrated an investigation by the Ombudsman into the procurement policy at the Princess Juliana International Airport. More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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The National Ombudsman will visit Bonaire, Saba and Statia in November

CARIBBEAN –This November, the National Ombudsman’s team will be visiting the Caribbean Netherlands. Three times a year, the researchers come to Bonaire, Saba, and Statia to assist residents with their More...






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