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Source: SXMIslandTime
13 Feb 2020 07:44 PM

Mp Wescot-Williams: Where Does National Employment Service Center Fit In The Legal Organization Of The Country?

VSA Ministers Decision Regarding Work Permits is Haphazard and Uncoordinated.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – MP Wescot: Where does this National Employment Service Center fit in the legal organization of the country? The announcement by the VSA Minister regarding her policy relative to foreign work permit applications is reason to query governments modus operandi, as this comes across as a hasty and uncoordinated decision.

The organization of the country St. Maarten is regulated by national ordinance Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Jan 2018 07:10 AM

La Parlamentaria Leonard Solicita Reunión Urgente Al Parlamento Para Abordar El Tema De Trabajadores Extranjeros

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La parlamentaria (MP) Tamara Leonard del Partido del Pueblo Unido (UP), con la asistencia de otros parlamentarios solicitará una reunión urgente del Parlamento con el Ministro de Salud Pública, Desarrollo Social y Trabajo, Emil Lee Read more


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UPP
Source: 721 News
29 Jan 2018 02:13 AM

Mp Leonard Request An Urgent Meeting To Tackle The Issue Of Laborers From Abroad

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten —Member of Parliament (MP) Tamara Leonard of the United People’s Party (UP) will along with the Assistance of other MPs request an urgent meeting of Parliament with the Hon. Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, E Read more


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UPP
Source: SMN-News
28 Jan 2018 08:39 PM

Mp Leonard Calls Minister Of Vsa To Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament (MP) Tamara Leonard of the United People’s Party (UP) will along with the Assistance of other MPs request an urgent meeting of Parliament with the Hon. Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, E Read more


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Source: 721 News
13 Dec 2017 01:57 AM

Successful #Sxmstrong Art Auction Raises  15,000 Guilders Plus For Primary Schools

PHILIPSBURG –  The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, held an Art Auction on Saturday evening, the 9th of December 2017 at the Conference Room of the New Government Building in Philipsburg.

This project stemmed from the #SXMStrong Campaign which was held in the month of November and was facilitated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, together with General Affairs and Bearing Point. The initiative was taken to assist the schools after the devastation of Hurricane Irma and all proceeds from the bidding is given directly to the school that created the art work.

Invited guests and exuberant bidders in attendance included 1st Vice-President of the Collectivité Valerie Damaseau, Territorial Council Member Alex Pierre, Chief Advisor to The President Hervé Dorville, the Ombudsman Nilda Arduin, Members of Parliament Claret Conner and Tamara Leonard, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Anastacio Baker, school board representatives, school managers, teachers and students.

Some 12 4×4 foot wooden boards used as easels by primary and afternoon schools featuring creativity and the emotions of the young artists were auctioned Saturday evening in the conference room at the Government Administration Building as part of the Road to St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
01 Oct 2017 04:36 PM

EBENEZER:--- The Parliament of Sint Maarten finally convened last Monday, September 25th, to be updated by the Minister of General Affairs, the Honorable William Marlin, on the passing of hurricane Irma. An update, after two and a half weeks, to the highest representative body in the country, is unacceptable!

It took the Dutch Parliament less than a week (they met on September 12th) to deal with the hurricane situation in Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: 721 News
01 Jul 2017 06:24 AM

Education For Us All Beneficiary Graduates From Usm

PHILIPSBURG – Through an intervention of sorts just two years ago by Member of Parliament (MP) Tamara Leonard, a concept was born to attempt to assist one student with a scholarship.

This led to a vision of trying to assist many more that suffered the same fate of that student. This vision eventually led to the establishment of the Education For Us All Foundation (E4UA), an organization whose initiative is to give St Read more


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PPA
Source: SMN-News
29 Jun 2017 09:02 PM

Mp Tamara Leonard Queries Functioning Of Airport, And If There Is Any Truth To Board Member Johan “Alex” Dijkhoffz Threatening To Have Employees In Management Fired.

PHILIPSBURG:--- MP Tamara Leonard claims that in the absence of an official Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs at the time, several questions were posed to the Minister of Justice, Mr. Rafael Boasman who also functioned as acting Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs.

An attempt to answer these questions took place in the meeting regarding the affairs of the Princess Juliana International Airport, by Minister Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on June 28th, 2017.

Member of Parliament Tamara Leonard requested the answers from the minister in written form during the adjournment which was not given before the meeting resumed Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 May 2017 12:17 PM

Mp Franklin Meyers Plans To Publish Names Of Businesses That Were Tested Positive For E-Coli And Legionella.

Minister refuses to provide the names to Parliament stating it is not good for business.

PHILIPSBURG:--- At the closing of the public meeting of parliament on Friday where Minister of Public Health Emil Lee returned to answer questions that were posed to him by Members of Parliament. MP Meyers stated that since the Minister did not answer his question where he asked for the names of the businesses that were tested positive for E-coli, he intends to make that information known to the public since he has the information and in his view the members of the public including tourist must know where there are health risks.
Minister of VSA Emil Lee in his response to the question from the get-go said that 15% of the businesses that were tested showed that they had E-coli in their water Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 Apr 2017 04:30 PM

Mp’S Fires More Questions To Minister Of Vsa On Gag Order Through An Mb To Inspectorate.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of VSA Emil Lee provided some answers to the questions that was posed to him last week in the public meeting of parliament regarding health care on St. Maarten.
The Minister told parliament that he was not a signatory to the agreement signed between SZV and SMMC and therefore he could not provide parliament with that document Read more


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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
31 Mar 2017 12:35 PM

Mp Meyers Fires Several Questions To Minister Of Vsa On Vamed Agreement And Working Conditions At Smmc

Leonard wants to know what Minister did to Inspectorate for releasing information to SMN News.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Franklin Meyers fired a number of questions to Minister of VSA Emil Lee on Friday morning during a meeting of parliament.
MP Meyers said since last year February 2016 he requested information from the Minister and again earlier in February 2017 he resubmitted those questions but only few days ago after the meeting was requested by the UPP members that he received some of the answers from the Minister Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Mar 2017 12:31 AM

Up Requests Urgent Meetings On New Hospital, Public Health And Prison

PHILIPSBURG – The United People’s (UP) Party Board announced on Wednesday, March 29, that the party’s parliamentary faction has called for two meetings of Parliament.

The UP faction has requested an urgent meeting via the President of Parliament to have the Minister of Public Health be present to provide information related to developments surrounding the proposed new General Hospital, the current state of affairs at the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Jan 2017 06:22 PM

St. Maarten Parliament Passes A Law That Infringes On The Rights Of The People --- Mp Frans Richardson.

Kingdom must respect, PM, Parliament and its people.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Frans Richardson in his opening remarks on the floor of parliament on Thursday afternoon during the discussion on the appointment of a Quartermaster by the Minister of Interior and Foreign Affairs Ronald Plasterk said it’s a shame that the Kingdom has stopped so low when they chose not to inform the Prime Minister of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Dec 2016 06:57 PM

Lengthy Budget Debate Ended On Friday With Upp Members Voting Against For The 2017 Budget.

7 motions also passed.

PHILIPSBURG:--- After nine days of budget debate 10 Members of Parliament, those forming the current coalition NA, USP and DP MP’s voted in favor of the 2017 budget, while three of the UPP MP’s voted against Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Dec 2016 07:05 AM

$80,000 Spent On Govt. Christmas Decorations

PHILIPSBURG--During the handling of the draft 2017 budget discussion in the Central Committee meeting on Monday, Member of Parliament (MP) Tamara Leonard requested information on the amount spent by Government for Christmas decorations this year.

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NA
UPP
Source: SMN-News
05 Oct 2016 12:32 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The recounting of the ballots the last two days which ran up to early Tuesday morning has made a small change as to who will be elected to Parliament. When the preliminary count was disclosed last Tuesday it showed that Jules James would have returned to parliament, however, with the recount MP Tamara Leonard outrun James by 6 votes causing her to be the 5th MP from the UPP slate to be elected.
However, while there was that change some of the candidates lost a few votes while some gained Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Sep 2016 06:13 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle was fortunate to have MP Tamara Leonard and Ms. Sharalee Lint of ‘Education for Us All’ as guest speakers at our regular weekly meeting.
Education for Us All is a new opportunity for higher education for the island’s students.
The project is the brainchild of MP Tamara Leonard, who gave us an outline of the requirements which are to be met by the students who are desirous of obtaining a scholarship Read more


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NDP
Source: 721 News
22 Sep 2016 04:05 AM

Parlamentaria Leona Marlin Romeo Encabeza Llamado De Reunión Pública Urgente Del Parlamento

Traducido por Máximo Castro

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten.- La miembro del Parlamento, Leona Marlin-Romeo declaró el lunes que una solicitud ha sido hecha a la Presidenta del Parlamento para que convoque de manera urgente a una reunión pública, en relación con el proyecto “La perla de China en Belair.

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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Sep 2016 06:09 AM

Urgent Parliament Meeting Requested On Pearl Of China

PHILIPSBURG--An urgent public meeting of Parliament has been requested by three Members of Parliament about the Pearl of China project slated for the Belair beachfront.

The request comes two days after the symbolic ground-breaking, about three weeks following the announcement by Finance Minister Richard Gibson Sr. of the 326-room hotel with showroom and 450 executive apartments and less than a week before the September 26 Parliamentary election Read more


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Source: 721 News
20 Sep 2016 12:11 AM

Mp Marlin-Romeo: Request Made For Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament About Pearl Of China Project

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Member of Parliament (MP) Leona Marlin-Romeo on Monday stated that a request has been made to the Chair of Parliament to call an urgent public meeting regarding the Pearl of China project for Belair.

MP Marlin-Romeo said that there were too many questions out in the community that needed to be add Read more


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NA
SMCP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
17 Sep 2016 08:07 PM

Political Parties mostly involved in the peaceful protest at the groundbreaking site.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The chairman of New Lifetown Shuqiang Cui aka Trey called on the less than 50 persons that showed up at the Belair Beach where the groundbreaking ceremony for the Pearl Caribbean China was taking place Saturday afternoon to put their hands together and join them as they seek to develop St. Maarten and its economy with the Pearl Caribbean China Resort that will be constructed in Belair.
At Belair beach the protestors with no more than 50 persons bearing placards included the leader of the St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Aug 2016 10:24 PM

Mp Tamara Leonard Questions Financial Impact On Effective Functioning Of Justice Chain

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten  –  Member of Parliament (MP) Tamara Leonard has questioned the impact of Government’s flagging financial state on the effective functioning of the country’s justice chain via a letter to both Finance Minister Richard Gibson and Justice Minister Edson Kirindongo. 

Leonard of the United People’s (UP) party stated in her letter she was directing the questions both ministers “considering the severity of the situation” based on information she has gathered Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Aug 2016 04:28 PM

Contractors said that opposition politicians are setting up people to dump garbage and set fires on the dump.

PHILIPSBURG:-- The contractors that were awarded the bid for garbage collection in parcel five and six broke their silence once again. Robelto Flanders and Leroy la Paix of Robelto and Sons said in an interview with SMN News that those dumping garbage in St. Peters is doing it deliberately for political purposes. “These people are being motivated by the opposition because their aim is to make the present coalition government look bad during this election period.”
La Paix said on Tuesday morning he caught a man with a pick-up truck dumping garbage beside the garbage bins in the vicinity of the Jose Lake Ball Park Read more


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Source: 721 News
16 Aug 2016 03:42 AM

Parliamentary Meeting With Justice Minister Postponed

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The Parliamentary plenary public meeting that was scheduled to deliberate on the Ministry of Justice and its relationship within the Kingdom did not take place on Monday.

The meeting was to have been held at 2.00 pm and was at the request of Members of Parliament (MPs) MP Leona Marlin-Romeo, MP Read more


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