Tag archive for ‘French side’
Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By webadmin On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Motion: “Institute regular consultation with French St. Martin”

GREAT BAY – Government and Parliament shall immediately activate a weekly question and answer hour. That is one of the stipulations in a motion MP Sarah Wescot-Williams submitted during yesterday’s meeting of More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

The silent majority

The gap between politics and “the people’ has been a subject for debate in many countries. This weekend we witnessed the size of this gap on the French side of the island where citizens had the opportunity to More...

Voters outside polling station
By webadmin On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Dramatic low turnout for first round of territorial elections

MARIGOT – The enthusiasm for the territorial elections on the French side has never been impressive. In 2012, just 52.1 percent of the 17,892 voters went to the polls and yesterday the numbers looked even worse More...