Tag archive for ‘Parliament meeting’
Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 9th, 2019

No sense of urgency

By Hilbert Haar Membership of parliament is supposed to be a full time job and our fifteen parliamentarians are handsomely paid for it. Yet, according to a proposal submitted by MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel More...

Jules James (2)
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019

Opposition prevents substitute James from entering parliament

PHILIPSBURG — The opposition benches remained empty on Monday morning when parliament was supposed to examine the credentials of substitute MP Jules James. Due to a lack of quorum, the meeting could not take More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

New hospital-tender a real possibility

PHILIPSBURG – A new tender for the construction of St. Maarten’s General Hospital is a real possibility it appeared during Monday’s meeting of Parliament about the financing of this prestigious project. More...

MP Rolando Brison Live-Streaming Review of Parliament Meeting
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

MP Brison: “Chair of Parliament seems to use her ‘prerogative’ just at a whim”

Philipsburg — Parliament held two continuation meetings regarding the repercussions of the verdict by the European Court of Human Rights in the Corallo case for the country St. Maarten and the Ministry of More...

Derek Downes
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

WIB took loss of 6 million on hurricane relief

PHILIPSBURG – The Windward Islands Bank has taken a loss of 6 million guilders on the grace period it extended after Hurricane Irma to private clients, WIB-director Derek Downes, chairman of the Bankers Association, More...