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Tag archive for ‘Party for Progress (PFP)’
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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PFP urges PM to resume discussions with the Dutch government

PHILIPSBURG — Party for Progress’ Members of Parliament MP Melissa D. Gumbs and MP Rayhean A. Peterson, in a letter sent from Parliament, urge Government to consider the two pieces of advice received More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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PFP Furious About Government ‘Lapse’ Over July 28 Advice from Council

PHILIPSBURG – In a media release dated August 31, 2020, Party for Progress members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson expressed their disappointment and agitation at what they call the ‘horse-leading’ More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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PFP concerned about Plan B and economic recovery

PHILIPSBURG – Party for Progress members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson issued a press release on Thursday, expressing their concern over responses received to questions sent to the Prime Minister, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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PFP Questions Minister of Finance on Way Forward

PHILIPSBURG – The PFP Faction submitted questions to the Minister of Finance, the Honorable Ardwell Irion, on Monday, 17 August 2020. The faction referenced the letter sent by State Secretary Raymond Knops to 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 Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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PFP questions immigration-initiative Minister Richardson

PHILIPSBURG – Justice Minister Anna Richardson has issued a press statement about the status of temporary residence permit-holders, warning them to arrange the extension of their permit or run the risk of deportation. More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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PFP Requests Clarity from Justice Minister on Illegal Immigration Announcement

Concerned about Compliance with International Human Rights Standards PHILIPSBURG – PFP Members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson have submitted questions to Minister Anna Richardson, following the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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Motion asks for modest paycuts but Parliament approves budget without it

PHILIPSBURG – Reluctantly, Parliament accepted a motion tabled by National Alliance MP Ludmilla Duncan to cut salaries of parliamentarians and ministers, while it rejected a further-reaching motion with the same More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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PFP leaves digital meeting: waste of time

PHILIPBURG – Party for Progress Members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson walked out of an online meeting of parliament on Monday when it was about to handle the resignation of the (already departed) More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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The impressive rise of the Party for Progress

PHILIPSBURG – In 2017 a group of “dynamic and forward-thinking St. Maarteners” – as the party describes this on its Facebook-page – came together and founded the Party for Progress. On January More...