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Source: SMN-News
17 Mar 2021 06:44 PM

Emmanuel: Prime Minister Must Explain Her Position On Petition.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs must explain her position on the petition submitted to the United Nations and added that the Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison as well as the initiator of the petition Grisha Marten-Heyliger, is busy undermining their own initiative.

MP Emmanuel reminded all Parliamentary factions that he had forewarned that they were playing a dangerous game with the Dutch government Read more


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Source: 721 News
15 Mar 2021 05:38 AM

Mp Ottley: Petition To The Un Is Not A Call For Independence

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — Member of Parliament for the United People’s Party MP Omar Ottley says the 2021 Parliament has exposed the untruth of the so-called 10-10-10 and St. Maarten’s autonomy, causing the main actors in that deal to “falsely claim that the March 9, 2021, Petition to the United Nations is a call for Independence.”

In a press release issued on Sunday, Ottley asked, “If since 10 10 10 the past Parliament and Governments of St Maarten have been telling the people that we are Autonomous and achieved self-governance, why did it take the parliament of 2021 to discover that this is not true?”

He said those scribes of the 10 10 10 agreement should have told the people of St Read more


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Source: 721 News
15 Mar 2021 05:38 AM

Mp Ottley: Petition To The Un Is Not A Call For Independence

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — Member of Parliament for the United People’s Party MP Omar Ottley says the 2021 Parliament has exposed the untruth of the so-called 10-10-10 and St. Maarten’s autonomy, causing the main actors in that deal to “falsely claim that the March 9, 2021, Petition to the United Nations is a call for Independence.”

In a press release issued on Sunday, Ottley asked, “If since 10 10 10 the past Parliament and Governments of St Maarten have been telling the people that we are Autonomous and achieved self-governance, why did it take the parliament of 2021 to discover that this is not true?”

He said those scribes of the 10 10 10 agreement should have told the people of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
14 Mar 2021 10:17 PM

Mp Ottley: Petition To The Un Is Not A Call For Independence

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten – Member of Parliament for the United People’s Party MP Omar Ottley saysthe 2021 Parliament has exposed the untruth of the so-called 10-10-10 and St. Maarten’s autonomy, causing the main actors in that deal to “falsely claim that the March 9, 2021, Petition to the United Nations is a call for Independence.”

In a press release issued on Sunday, Ottley asked, “If since 10 10 10 the past Parliament and Governments of St Maarten have been telling the people that we are Autonomous and achieved self-governance, why did it take the parliament of 2021 to discover that this is not true?” 

He said those scribes of the 10 10 10 agreement should have told the people of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
14 Mar 2021 09:25 PM

: Member of Parliament for the United People's Party MP Omar Ottley says the 2021 Parliament has exposed the untruth of the so-called 10-10-10 and St. Maarten's autonomy, causing the main actors in that deal to "falsely claim that the March 9, 2021, Petition to the United Nations is a call for Independence."

In a press release issued on Sunday, Ottley asked, "If since 10 10 10 the past Parliament and Governments of St Maarten have been telling the people that we are Autonomous and achieved self-governance, why did it take the parliament of 2021 to discover that this is not true?"

He said those scribes of the 10 10 10 agreement should have told the people of St Read more


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DP
Source: SMN-News
14 Mar 2021 03:18 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- March 8, 2021, marked International Women's Day 2021. This day was celebrated around the world in recognition of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and also brought awareness to areas that need improvement for gender equity and inclusion. This year, International Womens Day was themed Choose To Challenge.

As part of the global celebration, the University of St.Martin (USM), TelEm N.V and the Produce Wealth Revolution (PWR) Agency came together in a collaborative effort to produce Oualichi Politics - a virtual panel discussion highlighting seven (7) of the islands most influential women in the political arena Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Mar 2021 11:46 PM

Sarah Calls For Referendum To Be Held On Decolonization

Sarah Wescot-Williams during Thursdays press conference.

 ~ Also wants survey on what public feels is important ~

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Mar 2021 09:02 AM

Pfp: Petition Is Poor Start To Decolonization Discussion

PHILIPSBURG PFP Members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson once again reiterated their factions distance from the 5 November 2020 motion of Parliament relating to the decolonization process, after Parliament received a copy of a petition submitted by the Choharis Law Group to the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioners Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism and the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent.

The petition, totaling 37 pages with appendices, was sent to Parliament thirty minutes before the start of a closed-door meeting of the Committee for Constitutional Affairs & Decolonization, a fact the PFP says gives the impression that the meeting itself was called as a formality to share a document that had already been shared externally Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Mar 2021 12:18 PM

Speak Out Where Inequalities Exist, Jacobs Says For Intl. WomenS Day

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.

PHILIPSBURG--Speak out where inequalities exist, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs urged on Sunday in commemoration of International Womens Day, w Read more


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Source: 721 News
08 Mar 2021 12:39 AM

Sint Maarten Recovery And Resilience Trust Fund

Steering Committee Agrees on the Importance of Maintaining Focus on Rehabilitating Critical Infrastructure

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Steering Committee of the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund met virtually and was joined by Prime Minister Jacobs, Minister of Finance Irion of Sint Maarten and State Secretary Knops of the Netherlands in a High Level Meeting Read more


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Source: 721 News
07 Mar 2021 08:46 PM

Emmanuel Questions Government About Eye-Sore Festival Village

~ And US $4.2 million owed to Sheriff Security ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has written to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs about the St. Maarten Festival Village and, according to the MP, the public eyesore it has become as well as general operation questions surrounding the government foundation that runs the Festival Village, Stichting Overheids Gebouwen (SOG).

The facility has been sitting in an eye-sore state since Hurricane Irma with no visible repairs having taken place Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 Mar 2021 03:28 PM

Steering Committee Agrees On The Importance Of Maintaining Focus On Rehabilitating Critical Infrastructure.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Steering Committee of the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund met virtually and was joined by Prime Minister Jacobs, Minister of Finance Irion of Sint Maarten, and State Secretary Knops of the Netherlands in a High-Level Meeting. The High-Level Meeting focused in particular on the sustainability of projects critical for Sint Maartens development Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Mar 2021 10:54 AM

~ And US $4.2 million owed to Sheriff Security ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has written to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs about the St. Maarten Festival Village and, according to the MP, the public eyesore it has become as well as general operation questions surrounding the government foundation that runs the Festival Village, Stichting Overheids Gebouwen (SOG) Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
04 Mar 2021 01:11 AM

Jacobs: Screening Of Mp Brison Remains An Internal Discussion

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs says details surrounding the screening of Member of Parliament (MP) Rolando Brison remain confidential and will not be divulged to th Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Mar 2021 12:09 AM

Taxes, Financial Sector, Health And Education Among Proposed Country Package Reform Areas

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs in Parliament on Monday.

PHILIPSBURG--The structural reform measures that have been proposed in the country package are in the sectors of financial management, cost and effectiveness of the public sector, taxes, the financial sector, economic reforms, health, education and strengthening the rule of la Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Mar 2021 12:00 AM

Emmanuel Says Jacobs, Governor Owe Public Update On BrisonS Swearing-In

MP Rolando Brison.

PHILIPSBURG--On Tuesday, independent Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel issued a public call on Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs and Governor E Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
02 Mar 2021 02:39 PM

Emmanuel Questions Who Or What Is Keeping Brison From Being Sworn In

~ PM, Governor owes public an update ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday issued a public call to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday, to update the general public on what is happening with the swearing in of MP Rolando Brison as Minister Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Mar 2021 11:21 AM

~ PM, Governor owes public an update ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday issued a public call to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday, to update the general public on what is happening with the swearing-in of MP Rolando Brison as Minister Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Mar 2021 11:33 PM

Mps Pepper Pm With Questions On Country Reform Packages

PM Silveria Jacobs.

PHILIPSBURG--Members of Parliament (MPs) on Monday posed a list of questions primarily related to the country packages to Prime Minister (PM) Silveria JacobsRead more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Feb 2021 07:18 AM

Government Of St. Maarten Encourages The Community To Take A Stand Against Violence

Philipsburg On Wednesday, February 24th, a Candelight vigil was held in the honor of the late Rhonda Thomas, a school teacher of the Methodist Agogic Center who was brutally murdered on February 14, 2021, in a domestic violence case. Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport drs. Rodolphe Samuel were amongst the attendees at the event held at the Carib Lumber Ball Park to show their support for ending violence against women and girls.

Prime Minister Jacobs shared a few words with attendees calling them to action Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Feb 2021 11:07 PM

Mp Emmanuel: Airline Handlers Letter Is Biggest Indictment Of Pjia Ceo

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Wednesday said that a letter from the St. Maarten Airline Handlers Association (SAHA) and its Airline Operating Committee (AOC) is the biggest indictment yet presented against CEO of the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) Brian Mingo.

When the representative of all major airlines, your most important stakeholder, decries working conditions that go against basic principles in aviation, then it is past time that you pack up and leave or the airport holding board finalizes his dismissal, the MP said.

On February 22, the AOC sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs drawing her attention to what it termed an urgent matter regarding the airports reconstruction project Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Feb 2021 10:23 PM

Government Of St. Maarten Encourages The Community To Take A Stand Against Violence

Philipsburg On Wednesday, February 24th, a Candelight vigil was held in the honor of the late Rhonda Thomas, a school teacher of the Methodist Agogic Center who was brutally murdered on February 14, 2021, in a domestic violence case. Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport drs. Rodolphe Samuel were amongst the attendees at the event held at the Carib Lumber Ball Park to show their support for ending violence against women and girls.

Prime Minister Jacobs shared a few words with attendees calling them to action Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Feb 2021 07:55 PM

Government Of St. Maarten Encourages The Community To Take A Stand Against Violence

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten On Wednesday, February 24th, a Candelight vigil was held in the honor of the late Rhonda Thomas, a school teacher of the Methodist Agogic Center who was brutally murdered on February 14, 2021, in a domestic violence case. Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport drs. RodolpheSamuel were amongst the attendees at the event held at the Carib Lumber Ball Park to show their support for ending violence against women and girls.

Prime Minister Jacobs shared a few words with attendees calling them to action Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Feb 2021 07:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, February 24th, a Candelight vigil was held in the honor of the late Rhonda Thomas, a school teacher of the Methodist Agogic Center who was brutally murdered on February 14, 2021, in a domestic violence case. Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport drs. Rodolphe Samuel were amongst the attendees at the event held at the Carib Lumber Ball Park to show their support for ending violence against women and girls.
Prime Minister Jacobs shared a few words with attendees calling them to action Read more


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