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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...

Wycliffe Smith
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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The Question Hour in Parliament

By MP Wycliffe Smith On Monday, January 20th the Parliament of Sint Maarten held its first Question Hour (QH) for the parliamentary year 2019-2020. This QH was the fourth held thus far since it was instituted in More...

Parliament Building 20180704 TR
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Bank Fees should be justified and approved by Parliament

The Sint Maarten Insurance Brokers Association is calling on the 15 newly elected members of parliament to go to work soonest and focus on some key issues relating to the financial sector. Besides our own experiences, More...

Editorial - St Maarten News
By The Publisher On Monday, January 6th, 2020
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What did any other parties really do in Parliament?

The question was raised when we published the achievements article about the SMCP on our front page outlining what the party did in Parliament during its 19 months’ term. Few parties if any can publish anything More...

MP Claude Chacho Peterson & Minister Wycliffe Smith - 10 Sep 2019
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 4th, 2020
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What did SMCP do in Parliament

What has the Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) accomplished during its 19 months in Parliament and 17 months in Government? Our worst critics would say “nothing” while our best supporters would say “a lot!” More...

StMaarten News Com page8-9 - Candidates
By The Publisher On Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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Election candidates are running for office in Parliament

Reminder: election candidates are running for office in Parliament, not to become a minister in government. Each political party that obtains proportional representation in Parliament via its candidates and is More...

MP Rodolphe Samuel
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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MP Samuel files an initiative to prevent frequent elections

PHILIPSBURG — MP Rudolphe Samuel has taken an initiative in the Parliament of St. Maarten to amend article 59 of the Constitution which deals with the calling for new elections after the Parliament is dissolved More...

Wycliffe Smith - SMCP
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Why call a new meeting concerning the financing of the airport

Dear Editor, My first order of business after being sworn in as a Member of Parliament was to send a letter, dated November 25th 2019, to the Chairman of Parliament, requesting him to reconvene the meeting concerning More...

Tswana Nunes - SMCP Candidate #7
By The Publisher On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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Tswana Nunes-Burleson is “determined to make a difference”

“My humble, down-to-earth character and naturally caring personality allows me to connect with people of all walks of life without prejudice”. This is one of the ways that this remarkable SMCP candidate describes More...