Tag archive for ‘politicians’
Union members at the Government Building - 20200522
By The Publisher On Friday, May 22nd, 2020

No protection for civil servants against lower salaries

PHILIPSBURG – Now that the government has accepted the Kingdom’s conditions for liquidity support, the salaries of civil servants and politicians are up for review: a 25 percent cut in the remuneration of politicians More...

USM - entrance university - Constitutional
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Interactive Public Lecture on Understanding the Constitutional Structure of St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Political Analyst and scholar of Comparative Government & Politics in collaboration with the University of Saint Martin (USM) kindly invite the general public (the youth and aspiring politicians, More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Ancient history

By Hilbert Haar Remember September 11, 2015? It was not only the fourteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in the United States. It was also the day Attorney-General Guus Schram addressed More...

ENNIA - Photo Extra
By The Publisher On Monday, March 4th, 2019


By Hilbert Haar The recently held meeting of the parliamentary finance committee about the situation of insurance company ENNIA and its affiliated entities showed once more how ill-prepared some politicians are More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Sunday, November 25th, 2018

How politics failed in the BTP-case

By Hilbert Haar When I read that the anti-corruption taskforce (TBO) has started an investigation into the shenanigans at the Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP) I was not in the least surprised. Finally, I More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Gestapo tactics

By Hilbert Haar Oh oh; the justice system is doing what it is supposed to do and politicians start to feel the heat. Don’t let their cries of Gestapo-tactics, denationalization and Dutch takeover fool you. Nor More...

Hilbert Haar - foto Milton Pieters
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 16th, 2018

A Delta Plan for St. Maarten

By Hilbert Haar Actions speak louder than words; that thought came to mind during the seventh annual Governor’s Symposium, this time with climate change as its central theme. The time to act is now, I heard. The More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Raised eyebrows

By Hilbert Haar Will we now have to go through a parliamentary elections whereby the leader of one of the participating parties is in jail? Tuesday’s arrest of Member of Parliament Frans Richardson makes this More...

Lagoon Causeway Bridge
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Bribery probe against Windward Roads

PHILIPSBURG  – Officers of the anti-corruption task force (TBO) raided the offices of construction company Windward Roads on Wednesday morning based on suspicions of bribing civil servants, politicians and people More...

Politician Pointless
By The Publisher On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Politicians Pointless

Politicians are like nipples. Without them StMaartenNews.com would be pointless.  More...