Tag archive for ‘opposition’
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...

Parliament Budget Meeting Postponement - 7 June 2019
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Parliament postpones handling 2019 budget

PHILIPSBURG – At the proposal of MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel and Jurendy Doran parliament postponed handling of the draft 2019 budget on Friday until the first week of July, immediately after the More...

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

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...

File Photo Parliamentary meeting
By The Publisher On Monday, January 21st, 2019

Chairlady Wescot-Williams: “My role is to facilitate the workings of Parliament, not assuage the opposition

Philipsburg St. Maarten, January 21, 2019 – “I started my New Year’s address with a quote from Hal Borland: ‘Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience More...

MP Franklin Meyers
By Online Editor On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Opposition applauds labor law changes

GREAT BAY – While the opposition lauded Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, Social Development and Labor) yesterday afternoon for proposed changes to the civil code to combat abuse of short-term contracts and coalition More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 21st, 2017


That the opposition UP opted to stay away from a meeting about the governing program is indeed weird and it serves no obvious purpose. Maybe the opposition is okay with the governing program, who knows? But it is More...