Tag archive for ‘questions’
Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Sarah: “US Preclearance More Than Just a Presence at PJIA”

Philipsburg – Now the issue that is polarizing the community of St. Maarten is the planned US preclearance presence at the PJIA. Not the Dutch aid, or the pace of the Trust Fund Program, not the reconstruction More...

Reduce Re-Use Recycle Infographic
By The Publisher On Friday, May 24th, 2019

Asking the right question

Hilbert Haar is on point with his opinion piece about the question whether members of Parliament have a hidden agenda when it comes to solving the problem of our mounting garbage dump. The question we have is why More...

MP Ardwell Irion - 20 March 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

“Giterson is the most underperforming minister since Irma”

PHILIPSBURG — Between 2015 and 2018 the country was involved in 1,182 court cases at a cost of 521,709 guilders, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin said in answer to questions from members of the parliamentary More...

TEATT Minister Stuart Johnson
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Questions for the Minister of TEATT about the FAA status of the St. Maarten Civil Aviation Authority

Philipsburg — Since the honourable Minister of Transportation, Stuart Johnson, left the Wednesday’s Council of Minister’s press briefing without taking questions from the media, we would like More...

MP Claude Chacho Peterson
By The Publisher On Monday, November 19th, 2018

MP Claude Peterson wants to know who is André Wright

PHILIPSBURG — During an urgent meeting of Parliament on Monday, November 19, where the Minister of TEATT, Stuart Johnson together with management and staff of the PJIA Airport and the Harbor Group of Companies More...

MP Ardwell Irion
By The Publisher On Sunday, July 29th, 2018

MP Irion questions the lack of availability of the Finance Minister

Philipsburg — MP Ardwell Irion, the current Chair of the Committee of Finance, is calling to question the continued lack of availability by the Minister of Finance. MP Irion initially requested multiple meetings More...

Frans under pressure
By The Publisher On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Questions remain about MP-status Frans Richardson

PHILIPSBURG – “I do not share your opinion that Member of Parliament Frans Richardson’s letters of credence have been wrongly approved,” President of Parliament MP Sarah Wescot-Williams writes in  a letter More...

Raymond Knops - 2018020801 HH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Knops: Kingdom not responsible for offshore games of chance in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE – The Kingdom is not responsible for legislation related to games of chance in St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao. “This is not a Kingdom concern and therefore the Kingdom has no authority over the issuance More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

From the SHTA: To all political parties participating in the upcoming election

Philipsburg — The St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) issued a press statement directed to all political parties participating in the upcoming election containing a series of questions in More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Monday, January 15th, 2018


We have been asked by one of our readers why no one is posing questions to the COO of PJIA airport about the status and progress of the airport’s insurance claim. The reader writes that he thinks everyone More...