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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...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 8th, 2020
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Parliament torpedoes its own committee before it even gets to work

~ Statements by MP André Bosman have now become our frame of reference ~ PHILIPSBURG – With all the pressing matters before us, such as the financial position of Government, the state of our Government agencies More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 6th, 2020
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Parliament hops on the de-colonization bandwagon

PHILIPSBURG – Members of Parliament approved a motion on Thursday that instructs the government to complete the de-colonization process by hiring lawyers that should also pursue reparations for Dutch violations More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Parliament establish historic Permanent Constitutional and Decolonization Committee

~ Motion to finalize decolonization, organize RTC by July 2021 ~ PHILIPSBURG — A joint proposal by MP’s Solange Ludmila Duncan (NA) and Grisha HeyligerMarten (UPP) to establish a Permanent Committee for More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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MP Brison brought Fredericka Ford to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Ethegrity Healthcare Consulting’s appearance in a parliamentary committee for public health has triggered a tidal wave of questions. Was its director Fredericka Ford in this meeting to provide More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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A multi-million dollar sales pitch

By Hilbert Haar Finding the best possible solution in any situation requires first and foremost that you understand and acknowledge the problem. That’s why recovering alcoholics always begin their stories at AA-meetings More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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GRACITA: “Parliament has not only the Power but the Obligation to Steer the Course of Government”

PHILIPSBURG — Gracita Arrindell states: “the current state of governance is critical as our island continues to grapple with business closures, under- use of Trust Fund millions, archaic government IT More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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PFP reports on first six months in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – Monday, August 10th, marked six months since the sitting Parliament was sworn in. Among the returning and new faces are Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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MP Wescot-Williams wants clarity about liquidity support conditions

PHILIPSBURG – United Democrats MP Sarah Wescot-Williams questions the measures the government is taking to meet the requirements for receiving the second tranche of liquidity support. She points in particular More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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A united Parliament says NO to Dutch conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliament stands firm behind the decision of the Council of Ministers to reject the establishment of a Caribbean Reform Entity as a condition for continued liquidity support. All fifteen MPs More...






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