Tag archive for ‘parliament’
Websites for Dummies
By The Publisher On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Websites for dummies

By Hilbert Haar Technology is wonderful. I can be anywhere in the world, watch what is happening anywhere else and write about it. Organizations – like the parliament and the government of St. Maarten – use More...

Parliament Budget Meeting Postponement - 7 June 2019
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 8th, 2019
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Parliament postpones handling 2019 budget

PHILIPSBURG – At the proposal of MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel and Jurendy Doran parliament postponed handling of the draft 2019 budget on Friday until the first week of July, immediately after the More...

Lack of Quorum Parliament 23 April 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Follow the money

By Hilbert Haar Was it a serious collective Carnival hangover or a deliberate attempt to sabotage the government’s attempts to put legislation in place that regulates the cross-border transport of money and valuables? More...

Parliament with Chairlady of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams - 01 Apr 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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Opposition criticizes credentials-procedure; walks out on Chairlady

~ no objections against the verbal declaration of approval of credentials of Jules James ~ PHILIPSBURG — Opposition members of Parliament made a song and dance about procedural matters in a meeting on Monday More...

MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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MP Irion bemoans lack of action on motion

PHILIPSBURG — National Alliance MP Ardwell Irion queried Education Minister Wycliffe Smith on Monday about a seemingly reasonable issue: why had the ministry not done anything with a motion Parliament passed More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 19 March 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Minister Geerlings: “Time for drastic measures”

PHILIPSBURG - “We are close to one billion guilders in debt without having a good idea about how to pay it back if we look at our budget over the past almost ten years,” Finance Minister Perry Geerlings told More...

New Government Administration Building
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Pension reform possibly into effect per May 1

PHILIPSBURG -- The government aims to let pension reform for civil servants go into effect per May 1 of this year. With the carnival season almost upon us, parliament will have to move swiftly to get this done. LOGIN More...

MP Theo Heyliger - 20181105 screengrab
By The Publisher On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Parliament silently accepts Heyliger’s suspension

PHILIPSBURG — Chief Prosecutor Mirjam Mol informed Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever already on March 1 in writing about the beginning of United Democrats leader Theo Heyliger’s pretrial detention. More...

MP Franklin Meyers - 6 March 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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MP Meyers exposes Dutch hypocrisy

PHILISBURG — “They want to show that they can do again what they did to Theo Heyliger’s grandfather years ago. That is the main reason for transporting him to Bonaire,” MP Franklin Meyers (United Democrats) More...

Minister Cornelius De Weever - 6 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Minister De Weever: “We don’t need pressure from the Netherlands”

PHILIPSBURG — The debate in the Central Committee on Wednesday about the situation at the Pointe Blanche Prison and the Police Force turned into a frontal attack on the Dutch government, the Progress Committee More...