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By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
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“Lack of political maturity in Parliament is alarming,” Peterson says

PHILIPSBURG – “Disrespectful to the floor of Parliament.” That’s what Member of Parliament for the Party for Progress faction (PFP) Raeyhon Peterson had to say about the recent conduct of some MPs on More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Two MPs keep bashing airport director Mingo

PHILIPSBURG -- Just two members of Parliament keep insisting that the Brian Mingo has to be fired from his position as CEO of the Princess Juliana International Airport Exploitation company: Claudius Buncamper More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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MPs question country package but don’t oppose it

PHLIPSBURG — Members of Parliament had literally hundreds of questions during Monday’s Central Committee meeting about the country package agreement the government signed with the Netherlands but nobody More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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Emmanuel: Government willfully stalling by postponing COHO meeting again

PHILIPSBURG — With a second postponement of the Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Organization for Reform and Development (COHO), Independent Member Of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has More...

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...






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