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By The Publisher On Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Is the economic growth projection too pessimistic?

PHILIPSBURG — Is the projection of 3 percent economic growth this year on the low end and therefore too pessimistic? That’s what MP Claudius Buncamper wants to know from Minister Ludmilla de Weever (Tourism More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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MP Buncamper: “Tax collection goes from one extreme to the other”

PHILIPSBURG — “Does the government presently have a policy to handle the outstanding tax collection seeing the pandemic we are in, or are we bullying taxpayers into paying or losing their property?” This More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Increased budget for Prosecutor’s Office triggers questions

PHILIPSBURG — The budget for the office of the prosecutor general increase by 125 percent to more than 1.5 million guilders. “That’s an increase of 863,000 guilders,” MP Claudius Buncamper notes in one More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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MP Sarah Wescot-Williams pose hard questions after sacking Airport CEO

~ MP Sarah Wescot-Williams wants hard guarantees from Government for the Uninterrupted Continuation of the Airport Reconstruction, Since They Condoned Sacking the CEO.” ~ Philipsburg, St. Maarten, 8 April 2021 More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Emmanuel asks about more cuts, how internal shifting will work

~ Says Irion trying to play word games ~ PHILIPSBURG — Civil servants possibly having to sustain more cuts to their salaries and benefits was one of the main areas of concern highlighted by Independent MP 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 7th, 2021
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Emmanuel wants all govt. decisions, documents regarding BTP building

PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Friday questioned Minister of TEATT Ludmila DeWeever about the financial status of the Bureau of Telecommunication & Post, in particular More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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UP Party condemns Dutch Christian Democratic Party’s remarks about Brison

PHILIPSBURG — To read an article that shows a Member of Parliament in The Hague questioning our Party’s Leader for interacting with a Citizen of St. Maarten, and making that a focal point for discussion, at More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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CDA-faction has doubts about St. Maarten’s reliability

THE HAGUE – Members of the CDA-faction in the Second Chamber have their doubts about St. Maarten’s commitment to the conditions attached to Dutch liquidity support. This appears from the minutes of a written More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Emmanuel writes to PM seeking answers and details about COHO

~ Says people must understand what’s coming ~ GREAT BAY — The Prime Minister and her government must answer urgent questions and provide truthful clarity to the people of St. Maarten about the COHO entity More...