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Tag archive for ‘parliament’
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 8th, 2022
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Parliament handles MP Buncamper’s suspension with kid’s gloves

PHILIPSBURG — Parliament’s President Grisha Heyliger-Marten sent a letter to the Central Voting Bureau on Thursday, informing it about the suspension of convicted Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 5th, 2021
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Wie zwijgt stemt toe

By Hilbert Haar I honestly cannot remember a moment when there was no trouble at all at utilities company GEBE and I have followed the developments in energy-land closely for more than ten years. Being the managing More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
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MP Ludmila de Weever: “It is about doing what is right for the country”

PHILIPSBURG — Building relationships, maintaining them and keeping St. Maarten safe and clean, is part of the message former minister and now a member of parliament for the United People’s party (UP) Ludmila More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 16th, 2021
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Governor’s address: Focus on pandemic and economic recovery

PHILIPSBURG — Close to 4,000 infections, 183 people hospitalized and 57 deaths. Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday thus summarized the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the community of St. Maarten during his More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 27th, 2021
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MP Wescot-Williams on the Report of the Rental Tribunal (Rent Committee)

~ Suggests Areas for Improvement of this Vital Service to Renters and Landlords Alike ~ Philipsburg — During the 2021 budget debates, MP Wescot-Williams questioned how the Rental Tribunal “rent committee” More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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MP Buncamper questions landfill maintenance

PHILIPSBURG — The budget to maintain the landfill is lowered by 610,000 guilders in the draft 2021 budget. Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper (United St. Maarten party) wants to know from Minister Egbert More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Minister De Weever shifts focus to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG -– Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic, and Transportation (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever has decided to take up her seat in Parliament. “After careful consideration during this delicate time More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Central committee meeting about airport fizzles

PHILIPSBURG -- A Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the airport fizzled due to the absence of Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs, Ludmilla de Weever, exploitation company CEO Brian Mingo and his More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
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Invoking Article 59 is PM Jacobs’ final option

PHILIPSBURG — Government and Parliament are at a crossroads due to the continued dispute about the insistence by State Secretary Raymond Knops that the Parliament denounces the petition it submitted to the More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 27th, 2021
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Now we’re in the dog house

By Hilbert Haar Is anybody surprised about the decision by the Kingdom Council of Ministers to freeze liquidity support for St. Maarten? I saw this coming along time ago. The inevitable you-know-what has hit the More...






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