Tag archive for ‘Integrity Chamber’
Prime Minister William Marlin
By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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PM William Marlin clarifies the position of Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister William Marlin said on Sunday afternoon following a phone call from Minister Ronald Plasterk, that it is not right for the Dutch government to hold the people of Sint Maarten hostage More...

Hilbert Haar
By webadmin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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In the right direction

By Hilbert Haar In times of crisis you get to know who your friends are. That certainly applies to our young country St. Maarten now that it is picking up the pieces after the devastation created by Hurricane Irma. The More...

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By webadmin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Impossible

Kingdom Relations Minister Plasterk has put his cards on the table. Financial aid for the reconstruction of St. Maarten is now linked to two demands: the establishment of an integrity chamber and putting the Royal More...

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By webadmin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Conditions apply: Dutch ready to force the issue

THE HAGUE – A Dutch fund – with hundreds of millions of euros – for the reconstruction of St. Maarten will only become available after the government of Prime Minister William Marlin agrees to two conditions More...

Hilbert Haar
By webadmin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Power play

By Hilbert Haar Minister Plasterk said it during his last visit to St. Maarten: the Netherlands is not just going to open a bank account and let the island help itself. That makes sense. Funds that are available More...

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By Online Editor On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Integrity Chamber

The clash between Prime Minister Marlin and opposition MP Claret Connor feels like an example of politics 101 – Connor teased and Marlin did all the biting. But the prime minister was on the right side of the More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Integrity Chamber

Did we really get what we asked for as MP Claret Connor suggested yesterday during the debate about the Integrity Chamber drama? As much as we dislike the overpowering approach of Minister Plasterk, we figure that More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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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...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Tactical mistake

Where does St. Maarten stand with its intention to appeal the kingdom instruction about the Integrity Chamber? Not even on shaky grounds, because as things stand today, St. Maarten – and Aruba and Curacao as well More...

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By webadmin On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Integrity Chamber within a couple of months

THE HAGUE – The Netherlands is going to force St. Maarten to establish an Integrity Chamber within the next couple of months, John Samson reports on Caribisch Netwerk. This independent institute has to tackle More...