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By The Publisher On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Knops demands that Parliament accepts legal basis for consensus kingdom law

PHILIPSBURG – The government will not have all its ducks in a row before the end of the year. That puts a big question mark behind the preparedness of State Secretary Drs. Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) to More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Will Parliament play hardball?

By Hilbert Haar There is no meeting scheduled for Monday, December 14, on the Parliament’s website but that could still happen with a last-minute announcement. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs needs that meeting 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 Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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“Barking up the wrong tree”, says MP Wescot-Williams

~ Prime Minister Jacobs cautions Parliament about Decolonization chatter ~ PHILIPSBURG — In a letter dated November 17, the Prime Minister of St. Maarten apprised Parliament of her most recent contact with More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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A waste of time, energy and money

By Hilbert Haar The spin doctors in Parliament, spearheaded by UP faction leader Grisha Heyliger-Marten are going all out in their attempt to sell their story about the decolonization process. So far, twelve parliamentarians More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten clarifies Parliament’s approach towards decolonization

~ “Understanding the process requires extensive reading and understanding of international law” ~ PHILIPSBURG – In a statement issued on November 9th, the Faction Leader of the UPP and Second Vice-Chair More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 8th, 2020
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Parliament torpedoes its own committee before it even gets to work

~ Statements by MP André Bosman have now become our frame of reference ~ PHILIPSBURG – With all the pressing matters before us, such as the financial position of Government, the state of our Government agencies More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Parliament hops on the de-colonization bandwagon

PHILIPSBURG – Members of Parliament approved a motion on Thursday that instructs the government to complete the de-colonization process by hiring lawyers that should also pursue reparations for Dutch violations More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Parliament establish historic Permanent Constitutional and Decolonization Committee

~ Motion to finalize decolonization, organize RTC by July 2021 ~ PHILIPSBURG — A joint proposal by MP’s Solange Ludmila Duncan (NA) and Grisha HeyligerMarten (UPP) to establish a Permanent Committee for More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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MP Brison brought Fredericka Ford to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Ethegrity Healthcare Consulting’s appearance in a parliamentary committee for public health has triggered a tidal wave of questions. Was its director Fredericka Ford in this meeting to provide More...





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