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By The Publisher On Monday, October 31st, 2022
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Parliament’s annual report contains a recurring piece of misinformation

PHILIPSBURG — The annual report of the parliament for the year 2020-2021 is a document that runs 274 pages, stuffed with information related to the function and authority of parliament, a financial overview, More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
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Suspended MP Buncamper accuses Council of Advice of dereliction of duty

PHILIPSBURG — Suspended Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper accuses the Council of Advice in a press release of an “apparent dereliction of duty” for its refusal to provide advice on the lawfulness More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
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Buncamper response to Council of Advice position

Dear Editor, On June 3rd 2022, I presented a compelling and detailed analysis to the Parliament of Sint Maarten identifying how article 50 sub 2b of our Constitution has proven to be in violation of International More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 14th, 2022
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Who has the power to change this?

Dear Editor, Going independent affects Government liquidity position, which has always been a known fact that no one, whether MP or Minister has seriously touched on since 10 10 10. All Ministers of Finance, whether More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 14th, 2022
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Going independent affects government’s liquidity position

PHILIPSBURG — The new makeup of Parliament with nine factions and five independent MPs has some financial consequences, it appears from answers by Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion to questions posed by MP More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 14th, 2022
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Proportional Representation in Danger

Julio R. Romney Political Analyst With one-third (5 out of 15) Members of Parliament having declared themselves as “Independent Members of Parliament”, this clearly undermines the fabric of our statutory Election More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 11th, 2022
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Government maintains majority support in Parliament

~ Two new MP’s support the coalition~ PHILIPSBURG — In a joint statement issued by the leadership of the National Alliance (NA) and United People’s (UP) Party it has been confirmed, that it was a success; More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 11th, 2022
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Government maintains majority support in Parliament

~ Two new MP’s support the coalition~ PHILIPSBURG — In a joint statement issued by the leadership of the National Alliance (NA) and United People’s (UP) Party it has been confirmed, that it was a success; More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 11th, 2022
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Government maintains majority support in Parliament

~ Two new MP’s support the coalition~ PHILIPSBURG — In a joint statement issued by the leadership of the National Alliance (NA) and United People’s (UP) Party it has been confirmed, that it was a success; More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 18th, 2022
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Finance Minister Ardwell Irion successfully tackles backlog of financial statements

PHILIPSBURG — Finance Minister Ardwell Irion is diligently working on the backlog of annual financial statements. On Wednesday, he presented these statements for the years 2019 and 2020, accompanied by an More...