Tag archive for ‘parliament’
Gate at Pointe Blanche Prison
By The Publisher On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Will Parliament and Government allow Dutch takeover of the Prison?

Dear Editor, On Monday, June 22, 2020, at 7:00 am, Sint Maarten time, Chris van Dam, Member of the Dutch Second Chamber, will be presenting a motion to the Second Chamber in which he is requesting the Dutch Government More...

Incoming Members of Parliament 2020
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Opposition request meeting with Prime Minister regarding NRPB

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, May 29th, 2020, Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper sent an email to the President of Parliament, MP Rolando Brison, requesting an urgent meeting regarding the still pending NRPB More...

Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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MP Wescot Poses Questions on Kingdom Government Negotiations and Conditions

PHILIPSBURG — It is interesting to see how the Government is managing its negotiations with the unions representing government workers. While on May 19th, the Government presented to Parliament a so-called More...

MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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Heyliger-Marten not impressed by airport’s response to Parliament

~ Re-iterates areas of priority ~ PHILIPSBURG—Faction Leader of the United People (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten on Tuesday said she was unimpressed with answers given to Parliament More...

Airport Terminal Building - 2020040501 JH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Mingo under fire about airport reconstruction and CFO contract

~ Motion passed to have supervisory board evaluate CEO within four weeks ~ PHILIPSBURG – The current state of affairs related to the reconstruction of the airport is “an embarrassment,” airport-director Brian More...

Venezuelan with Empty Fridge - 20200505 JH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Venezuelans continue to cry for help

PHILIPSBURG – A little more than a week after some of them received help from some Good Samaritans, scores of Venezuelans on Dutch St. Maarten are without food still and begging for help. A group in Cay Hill More...

Marijuana medical bottle
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Marijuana in Parliament

Dear Editor, Thank you for allowing me space in your publication. On April 28, 2020, I read an article on the website StMaartenNews.com with the headline “MP Emmanuel: Legalize marijuana now“. While More...

PFP Members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs Rayheon Peterson
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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PFP leaves digital meeting: waste of time

PHILIPBURG – Party for Progress Members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson walked out of an online meeting of parliament on Monday when it was about to handle the resignation of the (already departed) More...

Digital Meeting of Parliament via Zoom - 20200323
By The Publisher On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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St. Maarten Parliament first to pass a law via remote meeting

PHILIPSBURG — The Parliament of St. Maarten on Monday became the first Parliament body in the history of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to digitally vote on a law. President of Parliament MP Rolando Brison More...

Parliament visit SZV - 21 Feb 2020
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Parliament at SZV for informative orientation meeting

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Friday, February 21, 2020 Members of Parliament participated in an informative meeting with SZV at the offices of SZV at Harbour View, as part of the Orientation for (new) Members More...