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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Jan 2021 11:49 PM

Brison Says He Will Not Be Stopped From Asking The Proper Questions

A screenshot of MP Brison on the scene.

~ Emmanuel: Brison setting dangerous precedent ~

PHILIPSBURG--Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison says he will not be stopped from asking the proper questions when he sees injustice taking place on the island.

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Source: SMN-News
15 Jan 2021 07:23 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Sewing seditious behavior and interfering with civil servants executing directives is a dangerous precedent to set, says Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel in response to a circulating video of Chairman of Parliament Rolando Brison confronting economic inspectors at a nightlife establishment.

In the video, Brison is recorded chiding and questioning the inspectors for trying to close the establishment, questioning their authority and the legal basis Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Jan 2021 07:12 PM

Interparliamentary Kingdom Consultations (Ipko) January 2021 To Be Hosted Virtually.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On January 6th and 7th, 2021 a delegation from the Parliament of Sint Maarten will participate virtually in the Interparliamentary Kingdom Consultations (IPKO), with Aruba as the host country.

Delegations from the Parliaments of Curaao, the Netherlands, and Aruba will also be participating.

The IPKO will kick off on Wednesday at 9.00 hrs. with opening remarks by the Chairperson followed by a presentation from each country within the Kingdom concerning the state of affairs in said country, in a plenary session Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Dec 2020 11:22 PM

Emmanuel Requests LetterViolenus Read To Dutch Govt.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands for the position St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Dec 2020 04:31 PM

Emmanuel Requests Letter Violenus Read To Dutch Govt.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands for the position St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Dec 2020 03:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is seeking to obtain the letter read by St. Maartens Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus during the most recent Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in Holland on December 18, 2020. Emmanuel sent the request for the letter to the Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison on December 24.

Emmanuel explained that media outlets and others are on record as stating that the letter read by Violenus was not well received by the Dutch government as it supposedly accused the Netherlands of the position St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Dec 2020 02:54 PM

~ Official declaration still to be made, as discussions with Dutch Government still ongoing, MP Grisha Heyliger Marten to be President of Parliament.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- MP Rolando Brison has passed the screening process to become the next Minister of VSA Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Nov 2020 11:26 AM

~ MP Ottley filed a complaint with the oversight committee, Chairman of Parliament recused himself from the case. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- The oversight committee that supervises VDSM has issued a decision after a complaint was filed by MP Omar Ottley regarding the screening of candidate Ministers.
The decision which was rendered on Friday states that VDSM does not have any authority to be screening Ministers because Ministers are not listed in the appropriate order in the national decree.
The three-member committee consists of the President of the Joint Court of Justice M.W Scholte, Chairman of the Council of Advice M Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Nov 2020 06:56 PM

~Hoping that other companies will give other local young men the opportunity to work.~

Airport: Member of Parliament Rolando Brison paid a surprised visit to the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) on Wednesday.
MP Brison told SMN News in an invited comment that he got word that a number of local young men were hired to conduct the remediation work at PJIAE Read more


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Source: 721 News
11 Nov 2020 02:54 AM

The Decolonization Noise.

Endorsing the comments and observations by Sarah Wescot Williams and Melissa Gumbs regarding all the noise about De-Colonization, I ask Grisha Heyliger, Rolando Brison, George Pantophlet and all other noisemakers: What, according to your coalition, are Governments immediate plans to:

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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Nov 2020 12:24 AM

Brison: Presidium Has Right To Engage Legal Support

Rolando Brison


~ Thats their opinion, he says of MPs concerns ~

PHILIPSBURG--Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison says the presidium of Parliament has th Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Nov 2020 11:31 AM

Mps Accuse Civil Servants Of Undermining Ministers, Forging Documents, And Writing False Statements

Some MPs during Wednesdays meeting.

~ Doran: We do have some rotten apples ~

PHILIPSBURG--Several Members of Parliament (MPs) on Wednesday accused a small number of civil servants of undermining the authorities and even sabotaging ministers, and called for this category of government workers to be uprooted and weeded out.

However, Party for Progress (PFP) MP Raeyhon Peterson says a minister can only be undermined if he or she allows it Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Oct 2020 12:00 AM

Up Considering Candidates For PanneflekS Replacement

VSA Minister Richard Panneflek (left), TEATT Minister Ludmila de Weever (second left) and Minister Plenipotentiary Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Oct 2020 07:56 PM

St. Maarten Commemorates 1 St Decade Of Country Status With Virtual Events

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On behalf of the Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs hereby invites the people of St. Maarten to join and take part in the Virtual Commemoration of Constitution Day under the theme Decadal Growth and Progress, on October 12 th , 2020 at 10:00 am via Government of Sint Maarten Facebook page.

Today, Saturday, October 10, 2020, the commemoration commenced with a live National Address delivered by his Excellency, Governor of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Oct 2020 07:58 PM

St. Maarten Commemorates 1St Decade Of Country Status With Virtual Events.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On behalf of the Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs hereby invites the people of St. Maarten to join and take part in the Virtual Commemoration of Constitution Day under the theme Decadal Growth and Progress, on October 12th, 2020 at 10:00 am via Government of Sint Maarten Facebook page.

Today, Saturday, October 10, 2020, the commemoration commenced with a live National Address delivered by his Excellency, Governor of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Oct 2020 06:58 PM

~ Richard Panneflek to take up deputy Minister of Plenipotentiary Post.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Chairman of Parliament Rolando Brison will give up his position in Parliament to take up the post as Minister of Health and Social Affairs (VSA) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
13 Sep 2020 07:48 AM

The Parliament Of Sint Maarten Marked An Historical Event By Hosting The Opening Of The Parliamentary Year 2020-2021 In A Virtual Setting

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Tuesday, September 8, 2020 marked the beginning of the Parliamentary Year 2020-2021.

In accordance with article 46 of the Constitution of Sint Maarten, the New Parliamentary Year begins on the second Tuesday of September. On this occasion a Solemn Plenary Session was convened on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 10.00am with a speech by His Excellency the Governor, drs. Eugene B. Holiday. 

This years event marked an historical event for Country Sint Maarten as this was the first Opening Ceremony to be held in a virtual setting, making use of the Zoom platform. 

Present in the virtual meeting room were, Members of Parliament, the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, the Council of Ministers accompanied by the Secretary General of the Council of Ministers, and Chair persons of the High Councils of State Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Sep 2020 06:05 PM

The Parliament Of Sint Maarten Marked An Historical Event By Hosting The Opening Of The Parliamentary Year 2020-2021 In A Virtual Setting.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Tuesday, September 8, 2020, marked the beginning of the Parliamentary Year 2020-2021.

In accordance with article 46 of the Constitution of Sint Maarten, the New Parliamentary Year begins on the second Tuesday of September. On this occasion a Solemn Plenary Session was convened on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 10.00 am with a speech by His Excellency the Governor, drs. Eugene B. Holiday.
This years event marked a historical event for Country Sint Maarten as this was the first Opening Ceremony to be held in a virtual setting, making use of the Zoom platform Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Sep 2020 05:01 AM

Cft A No-Show In Parliament

PHILIPSBURG--Representatives of the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT did not show up for a Central Committee meeting of Parliament on Thursday morning and reportedly did not respond to the meeting request by Parliament Chairperson Rolando Brison.

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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Sep 2020 04:07 PM

Erwin Romney Wins This YearS President Of Parliament Award

Erwin Romney (right) receiving the 2020 President of Parliament Award from Parliament Chairperson Rolando Brison.

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Source: SMN-News
08 Sep 2020 05:50 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Erwin Romney was awarded the President of Parliament Award 2020.

A youth is awarded annually the President of Parliament Award for being a role model, demonstrating leadership skills as well as contributing to the community.

At the tender age of nine, Mr. Erwin Romney began his journey in making a difference for his country when he joined the first St. Maarten Boys Brigade. At the age of fourteen, he was promoted to Lance Corporal and at eighteen promoted to Sergeant Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Aug 2020 02:07 PM

Pfp Concerned About Plan B And Economic Recovery

PHILIPSBURG Party for Progress Members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson issued a press release on Thursday, expressing their concern over responses received to questions sent to the Prime Minister, particularly those related to Governments much-discussed plan B.

The faction noted that they had submitted questions to the Prime Minister regarding the ongoing discussion with the Kingdom Government over support for the country, the economic recovery plan (which was requested by Parliament on July 8th and what was in Governments plan B.

Clarity on the economy, it seems, will not be available for several more weeks, according to the responses received to the factions questions Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Aug 2020 04:58 AM

Mingo, Brison Draw Battle Lines In Conversation After Airport Reopening

~ Workers ask for CEOs dismissal ~

SIMPSON BAY/AIRPORT--Seemingly underlying tensions between Parliament Chairperson Rolando Brison and Princess Juliana International Airport operating company PJIAE chief executive officer (CEO) Brian Mingo reportedly boiled over in a tense conversation at Chinese restaurant White Swan in Sim Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Jul 2020 11:54 PM

Member Of Parliament Test Positive For Covid 19

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – One of the persons tested positive for the virus, is a Member of Parliament of the United People Party, Sidharth Bijlani.

This was confirmed by the president of Parliament and leader of the political party, Rolando Brison in a Facebook post Thursday night, in which, he wishes his colleague and team mate a speedy recovery Read more


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