President of Parliament pushes for urgent meeting of Parliament: Agenda point: hurricane Irma

Sarah Wescot-Williams 20170814 - HH

Philipsburg, St.Maarten, September 22nd,2017 —  The President of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams, has convened a meeting of Parliament for September 25th at 10 am in the morning.Although the Parliament building is not functional, temporary accommodation has been secured at the new government building. “It has been 2 weeks since the passing More...

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Ardwell Irion
By Online Editor On Monday, August 7th, 2017

MP Irion wants voting record in parliament’s annual report

GREAT BAY – Member of Parliament Ardwell Irion recently brought forward an initiative through Parliament’s Secretary General to revise the voting record in the annual report of Parliament. The report is More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

“Multi-lingual education creates a strong community”

GREAT BAY – The Sint Maarten Youth Parliament and the Youth Territorial Council of Saint Martin held a debate session yesterday about multi-lingual education in Parliament. The St. Maarten Youth Parliament More...

By Online Editor On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

A line in the sand

We don’t want to get ahead of the court in Curacao in the case of Member of Parliament Jacintha Constancia but we are of the opinion that the demand of just 200 hours of community service for hitting fellow MP More...

Stability for Prosperity
By webadmin On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Disappointment about absence opposition

GREAT BAY – The third and last day of a central committee meeting yesterday afternoon about the governing program was more about the absence of the opposition UP party than about the program’s content. Ministers More...

Cartoon - Claret Connor on Prison Reform
By webadmin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

MP Connor: “Sometimes you really get what you asked for”

Integrity Chamber back on the agenda GREAT BAY – Integrity remains high on the government’s list of priorities, Prime Minister William Marlin said yesterday afternoon during a central committee meeting about More...

Sarah Wescot-Williams 20170330 - HH
By webadmin On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Wescot-Williams about the instruction: “Let’s reset and work forward”

GREAT BAY – “I don’t remember a time that the relationship between the kingdom and the government of St. Maarten has not been strained,” President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams said in a press statement More...

Gibbs inauguration
By webadmin On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Renewed plea for United Congress

MARIGOT – On Sunday morning Governor Eugene Holiday and his wife Marie-Louise, President of Parliament Sarah Wescot Williams and Prime Minister William Marlin and his wife Gabrielle formed the government’s More...

By webadmin On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Donors gave parties more than one million in 2014

GREAT BAY – Most parties and politicians hardly have accurate knowledge of the contents of the national ordinance on registration and finances of political parties and the role of the Electoral Council. This is More...

cartoon - Brownbill Internet History
By webadmin On Monday, March 20th, 2017

MP Brownbill released

GREAT BAY – United St. Maarten Party MP Chanel Brownbill was released from police custody on Saturday but he remains a suspect in the Emerald-investigation into tax fraud, forgery and money laundering. Four other More...