Tag archive for ‘government’
frans-richardson
By webadmin On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Frans: SHTA should guard its tone in addressing its government partner

GREAT BAY — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson believes the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) should guard its tone and refrain from levying insults towards More...

Boardwalk Philipsburg after Hurricane Irma - SHTA
By webadmin On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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WHY IS GOVERNMENT STILL STALLING?

PHILIPSBURG – It is with deep concern and mounting frustration that the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) is witnessing our Government’s ongoing reluctance to engage in a cooperative More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By webadmin On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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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...

usm-entrance
By webadmin On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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University of St. Martin (USM) to close doors in November if it does not get Government financial support

POND ISLAND — Yesterday the Board of the USM sent a letter to the Honourable Minister of Education Culture Youth & Sports, Ms. Silveria Jacobs, informing her that if the government of Sint Maarten does More...

theo-heyliger
By webadmin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Theo Heyliger: “Not in any talks to form a government”

GREAT BAY — On Friday, September 22, the President of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams, issued a press statement pushing for an urgent meeting of Parliament on Monday, September 25. Rumors have been circulating More...

today-newspaper-opinion
By Online Editor On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Corruption is still rampant in government

Sint Maarten has probably made it in the Guinness Book of world records for having four integrity reports, within a period of fifteen months, written about the rampant corruption in government. These reports led More...

airport
By Online Editor On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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PJIA, Gov’t could be responsible for tourist’s death, says legal expert

GREAT BAY—A legal expert is arguing that the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) or even the Government of St. Maarten could be liable for the death of a 57-year-old woman from New Zealand who tragically More...

airport
By Online Editor On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Gov’t expresses condolences to family of jet blast incident

GREAT BAY—Minister of Tourism Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher expressed to the family of the visitor from New Zeeland who died Wednesday in the jet blast incident at Beacon Hill Road. The tourist was being blown away More...

dutch
By Online Editor On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Change of scenery for Dutch gov’t formation talks

THE HAGUE—The Dutch government formation talks are continuing this week, but not on the Binnenhof. On Monday and Tuesday the leaders of the VVD, CDA, D66 and ChristenUnie, and their seconds, will be negotiating More...

Stability for Prosperity
By webadmin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Government priorities remain opaque

GREAT BAY – The Council of Ministers began yesterday morning with the presentation of its governing program 2016-2020 to the Central Committee of Parliament. Today reported extensively about the contents of the More...