Tag archive for ‘VVD’
By Online Editor On Thursday, July 6th, 2023

No support for motion to give St. Maarten more time to repay liquidity loans

THE HAGUE – St. Maarten will not get more time to repay the loans for liquidity support it received from the Netherlands during the corona pandemic. A motion by Green Left MP Kauthar Bouchallikh to give the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 26th, 2023

VVD concerned about weaknesses in mutual agreement

THE HAGUE — The VVD-faction in the Dutch parliament has serious concerns about the mutual agreement St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao recently signed with the Netherlands as the replacement of the controversial More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Dutch coalition loses majority – sounds familiar?

THE HAGUE – The governing coalition of VVD, CDA, D66 and Christian Union lost its majority in the Dutch parliament last week after the VVD kicked its MP Wybren van Haga first out of the faction and then out of More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Council of Ministers meets Committee on Kingdom Relations of the Dutch House of Representatives

PHILIPSBURG — On Thursday, July 12, 2018, the full Council of Ministers met with the standing Committee on Kingdom Relations of the Dutch House of Representatives. The committee comprised of Alexander Pechtold More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Holland has a new Rutte cabinet with a very thin majority; most ambitious governing accord ever presented

THE HAGUE — Four parties in The Netherlands finally reached an agreement today and presented their governing accord for the next cabinet period under Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s leadership. The four More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

D66 wins here, VVD steamrolls its opponents in the Netherlands

GREAT BAY – With a turnout of 90.4 percent, the 167 eligible voters in St. Maarten showed a keen interest in the Dutch parliamentary elections yesterday. Of the 151 valid votes cast, the majority went to D66 (42; More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Populism sidelined

Dutch voters seem to have come to their senses by not letting Geert Wilders‘ populist PVV party even come close to the winner of yesterday’s elections. Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD emerged the clear winner More...