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Source: 721 News
10 Nov 2022 11:59 AM

Emmanuel : Report Identified Pjia Paint Damage Since 2017

The management of the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) received the final inspection report on the super structure of the airport on December 4, 2017, according to the report compiled by ABT, a European multidisciplinary engineering firm contracted by PJIA.

With that information in hand, Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel doubled down on his vehement critique of PJIA management and main contractor Ballast Nedam who announced this week that the airport reconstruction will again be delayed.
He said the final report of EBT proves that PJIA management and Ballast Nedam continues to lie to the people of St Read more


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Source: 721 News
08 Nov 2022 01:26 AM

Chris: Facebook Is Governing The Country, Still No Governing Accord

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Sunday evening said it has become evident that social media giant Facebook is the government of St. Maarten. Emmanuel drew this conclusion after two Ministers of the Council of Ministers spent more time on Facebook during Saturday nights downpour than seeing to the peoples business at that moment or being proactive from before.

Emmanuel said that the weather system that caused havoc on Saturday into Sunday, was forecasted days prior to Saturday Read more


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Source: 721 News
27 Oct 2022 10:06 PM

Emmanuel: Fire Fighters Are The Latest Workers Who Are Not Priority For Govt.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Telling protesting fire-fighters to go come back, is typical attitude of the government of St. Maarten who cannot seem to understand its people, and the protection of its people, should always come first. So says Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday after personnel of the Fire Department was told by the Prime Minister that she is busy in another meeting come back tomorrow.

Mind you, these are men and women who run into fires to save lives and are forced to do so, God forbid, with equipment that is old, useless and unsafe Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2022 02:44 PM

La Parlamentara Grisha Heyliger-Marten Es Despedida Como Presidenta Del Parlamento

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Parlamento de Sint Maarten se reuni en una reunin pblica urgente el jueves 27 de octubre.

El propsito de la reunin fue agradecer a la Presidenta del Parlamento por sus servicios y relevarla de sus funciones.

Este punto de la agenda fue solicitado por los miembros del Parlamento, a saber, William Mar Read more


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Source: 721 News
21 Oct 2022 11:29 AM

Mp Emmanuel: Giving Back Money You Illegally Took Should Not Be Celebrated

Proudly boasting that passing a law to put money back in the pockets of civil servants, after you illegally used another law to take the money in the first place, is a shameful spin to put on your biggest failure as a government, said Independent MP Christophe Emmanuel on Monday after Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs put lipstick on a pig to once again fool the people of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
18 Oct 2022 10:53 AM

Mp Emmanuel: Devolver Dinero Que Tomaste Ilegalmente No Debe Celebrarse

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Alardeando con orgullo de que aprobar una ley para devolver dinero a los bolsillos de los funcionarios pblicos, despus de que usted us ilegalmente otra ley para tomar el dinero en primer lugar, es un giro vergonzoso para poner su mayor fracaso como gobierno, dijo el parlamentario independiente Christophe Emmanuel el lunes despus de que la Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs “pusiera lpiz labial en un cerdo” para engaar una vez ms a la gente de St Read more


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Source: 721 News
17 Oct 2022 09:51 AM

Chris: Taxing Pensions Of Seniors Is Borderline Criminal, Immoral

~ Questions existence of tax inspector quotas ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The taxing of senior citizens pensions and subsequent aggressive collection methods by tax authorities, “is downright criminal and immoral”, while large entities such as casinos are given much more leeway, says Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel.

The MP was reacting to the announcement by Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion that casinos were sent a letter to pay their tax arrears, with no indication of deadlines and/or fines or liens as legal measures that would be applied.

“The government considers seniors, poor residents and small business owners as low lying fruit Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
14 Oct 2022 09:22 AM

Mp Emmanuel Pregunta Sobre El Estado Del Dinero De Ehas

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El miembro independiente del parlamento, Christophe Emmanuel, pidi el jueves al gobierno que publique informacin relevante, incluyendo las cifras, para el Sistema electrnico de autorizacin de salud (EHAS). Emmanuel dijo que el EHAS es obligatorio para cada visitante y se estableci debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, pero el gobierno nunca ha publicado informacin sobre el sistema y/o su efectividad.

El seguro de viaje ha provocado algunas preguntas en la comunidad de varios grupos e incluso ha sido criticado por los empleados de EHAS que han denunciado abuso de su estado a corto plazo Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
14 Oct 2022 08:22 AM

Emmanuel: Las Reuniones Del Parlamento A Puertas Cerradas Son Una Afrenta A La Poblacin

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La prctica de ocultar informacin a la gente de St. Maarten mediante la celebracin de sesiones parlamentarias a puertas cerradas, segn el parlamentario independiente Christophe Emmanuel, es una “locura” y debe cesar a menos que exista un peligro claro para la seguridad nacional o un bien nacional. Adems, se refiri a la reunin de la NRPB que tuvo lugar a puertas cerradas en el Parlamento el jueves como una afrenta a los residentes de St. Maarten.

El parlamentario no asiste a la mayora de las reuniones a puertas cerradas que, en su opinin, muchas entidades y el gobierno utilizan como tapadera para involucrar a la poblacin Read more


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Source: 721 News
11 Oct 2022 09:56 PM

Emmanuel Launches Now Party, Says The Time Is Now To Rise Like A Phoenix

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Monday, October 10, launched his party Nation, Opportunity, Wealth (NOW) and signaled with absolute certainty that it will contest the next Parliamentary elections. The time is NOW, the MP proclaimed as he addressed a filled-to-capacity hall at the John Larmonie Center.

Emmanuel didnt choose October 10 because it was Constitution Day, but because it is his late mothers birthday. His mother Lillian, who was killed at just 38 years old by a speeding driver, was remembered during the course of the evening by Emmanuels aunts and other speakers who credited her for the complete and positive influence over Emmanuels life Read more


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Source: 721 News
09 Oct 2022 08:27 AM

Mp Emmanuel: Vsa Minister Must Explain Smmc Construction Delay, Letter Of Intent

~ 10 years before hospital project is completed ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel announced on Tuesday that he had sent a letter to the Minister of Public Health regarding the recently signed letter of intent (LOI) between SMMC and contractor FINSO. He called the development “amazing and embarrassing” in light of previous statements made by SMMC, FINSO, and the Minister as well as the fact that FINSO has not mentioned that hospitals it is building in other parts of the world are experiencing delays.

It should be plainly evident to the average observer and the people of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
06 Oct 2022 08:38 AM

Mp Emmanuel: El Ministro De Vsa Debe Explicar El Retraso En La Construccin De Smmc

~ 10 aos antes de que se complete el proyecto del hospital ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El miembro independiente del parlamento, Christophe Emmanuel, anunci el martes que haba enviado una carta al Ministro de Salud Pblica con respecto a la carta de intencin (LOI) recientemente firmada entre SMMC y el contratista FINSO. Llam al desarrollo “sorprendente y vergonzoso” a la luz de las declaraciones anteriores hechas por SMMC, FINSO y el Ministro, as como el hecho de que FINSO no ha mencionado que los hospitales que est construyendo en otras partes del mundo estn experimentando retrasos.

Debera ser claramente evidente para el observador promedio y la gente de St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Sep 2022 04:40 PM

Mp Emmanuel Pide Al Gobierno Que Aclare Si El Proyecto Pjia Se Retras

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El miembro independiente del parlamento Christophe Emmanuel pidi el domingo al gobierno de St. Maarten que confirme o niegue los informes de que el proyecto del aeropuerto est retrasado y que las operaciones actualmente dentro de la terminal se volver a colocar en tiendas de campaa.

El parlamentario aprovech la oportunidad para recordarle al pblico que ha estado advirtiendo sobre los retrasos pendientes del proyecto que an no ha mostrado ningn progreso significativo en la reconstruccin en ms de cinco aos Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Sep 2022 08:04 AM

Mp Emmanuel Calls On Govt To Clarify If Pjia Project Delayed

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Sunday called on the government of St. Maarten to confirm or deny reports that the airport project is delayed and that operations currently inside the terminal will be moved back into tents.

The MP used the opportunity to remind the public that he has been warning of pending delays of the project which has still not shown any significant reconstruction progress in over five years. He pointed out that the airport and its main contractor Ballast Nedam continues to get an influx of financing that now stands at approximately US $ 150 million with little to show for it.

The airport project, he stressed, is not a new one, it is a reconstruction of areas Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Sep 2022 11:23 PM

Mp Emmanuel: La Podredumbre En El Gobierno Comienza Desde Arriba

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La gente de St. Maarten debe soportar otro escndalo de un gobierno cuya “podredumbre comienza en la parte superior” con el respaldo parlamentario de los parlamentarios que sacrifican su reputacin por un poder fugaz y una relevancia, se lament el lunes el parlamentario independiente Christophe Emmanuel. “En este punto, solo la ambicin corrupta est impulsando a este gobierno”. declar el diputado.

Afirm que la accin ms reciente tomada por la coalicin gobernante, un gobierno en desorden, ha llevado a otro escndalo que St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Sep 2022 10:04 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United Peoples Party MP Rolando Brison is following up on the motion of August 13th, 2019 in which the government was asked to ensure the millions of guilders owed by Shipyard N.V and its then director Michael Ferrier are paid, and that allegations of Fraud and Forgery by Mr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Sep 2022 02:18 PM

Government Mum On Current Majority In Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs remains mum on the majority her government has in the Parliament of St. Maarten. The Prime Minister was asked on Wednesday about the possible fall of her government since former Minister and now Member of Parliament Ludmilla de Weever declared herself as an Independent Member of Parliament last week.

Jacobs said that the weekly press conference is not for political topics but said that her government does have a majority in parliament.
During the recess Leader of the United Peoples Party, Rolando Brison went ahead and seek the support of the two independent members of parliament Akeem Arrindell and Chanel Brownbill Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Aug 2022 02:04 PM

Mp Emmanuel: Brison Intenta Enturbiar El Agua Contra Buncamper

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El miembro independiente del parlamento Christopher Emmanuel dijo el domingo que en algn momento la gente de St. Maarten tiene que ver cun peligroso es el diputado Rolando Brison para el pas, considerando la facilidad con la que usa a las personas y sus circunstancias para aferrarse al poder y la distorsin encubierta de un problema para influir en los resultados a su favor Read more


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Source: 721 News
29 Aug 2022 05:34 AM

Mp Emmanuel: Brison Attempts To Muddy The Water Against Buncamper

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christopher Emmanuel on Sunday said that at some point in time the people of St. Maarten have to see how dangerous MP Rolando Brison is to the country, considering the ease with which he uses people and their circumstances to hold on to power and the underhanded twisting of an issue to influence outcomes in his favour Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Aug 2022 12:14 PM

~ Government needs more time to analyze the information provided by NV GEBE. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs in response to questions regarding NV GEBE since the March 17th, 2022, Black byte hacking said that she received a slew of information from the government-owned company, while the shareholders meeting was held on Friday last Read more


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Source: 721 News
27 Jul 2022 11:52 PM

Emmanuel: Trying To Come After Me Will Not Change Ombudsman Report

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Wednesday told Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion to go ahead and join the charade being perpetrated on the public, and investigate what he (Irion) called possible bid rigging in the repairs of the Prins Bernard bridge in 2017 while he (Emmanuel) was the Minister of VROMI.

However, the MP at the same time urged Irion and the entire government to stop deflecting from the issue of the systemic investigation into the bidding process for the garbage contracts conducted by the Ombudsman and vindictively trying to dig up whatever they can to distract the people of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Jul 2022 12:25 PM

Ministry Of Vromi Investigating The Issuance Of Contract To Repair Prins Bernard Bridge.

~Possible Bid Rigging detected~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Acting Minister of VROMI Ardwell Irion said that the government of St. Maarten is busy investigating the contract that was issued to Soualiga Infrastructure to repair the walkway of the Prins Bernard Bridge, this contract he said was awarded by the former Minister of VROMI Christopher Emmanuel in 2017.
Irion said that after conducting preliminary research government determined that the contract was awarded to the companion of the former Ministers chief of staff Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jul 2022 11:40 AM

Emmanuel: Government Actively Trying To Distract From The Ombudsman Report

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten –– In a democracy, elected officials are accountable to the public they govern. As of late however, a worrying trend has emerged: The Minister of VROMI and the entire government, has made it a political tactic to attack any institution that makes that accountability possible, from the press to Parliament.

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Wednesday said it is embarrassing, yet telling, that the Minister of VROMI is openly and blatantly trying to de-legitimatize, and disqualify the result of the systemic investigation conducted by the Ombudsman on the tendering process for garbage contracts Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jul 2022 03:22 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Former Chief Operating Officer of the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAH/PJIAE) Michel Hyman paid the ultimate price when he was asked by the current chair of parliament to resubmit the stack of internal documents he sent to the Parliament of St. Maarten and Council of Ministers regarding what he termed as wrongdoing by the Chief Executive Officer Brian Mingo.

Hyman first submitted the internal documents in 2020 which parliament claimed to have misplaced Read more


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