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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
12 Apr 2021 08:56 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The alarming rate of major crimes in St. Maarten has the attention of United People's UP Party Member of Parliament Omar Ottley, who says better rehabilitation/reintegration programs are urgently needed to reintegrate formerly convicted persons into society.

He also has some robbery prevention tips for businesses to apply in their daily operation immediately Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Apr 2021 01:19 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent has erupted and displaced thousands of people, which Member of Parliament for the United People's (UP) Party Omar Ottley says "its a sad turn of events for the entire Caribbean."
In a Press Release issued Friday Morning, the MP also said the volcanic eruption and displacement of St. Vincent and the Grenadines people should be "a wakeup call for those who are responsible for making the decision that impacts St Read more


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UPP
Source: SMN-News
06 Apr 2021 09:58 AM

PHILIPSBURG On Thursday, April 1st, Member of Parliament for the United People's Party MP Omar Ottley sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs to urgently provide updates on a September 2020 motion that mandated her Government to establish a National Public Procurement Policy.
"We are talking about being able to redistribute the wealth locally, and Government being the largest purchaser of goods and services, can reshape the local market, " said MP Ottley in a press release issued Monday.

MP Ottley says the Executive Branch of Government can use its powers of purchasing to redistribute the wealth by ensuring local contractors have the first option on bids," said MP Ottley.
He suggested urgent attention be paid to the implementation of a procurement policy Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Mar 2021 10:12 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament for the United People's UP Party MP Omar Ottley says the public housing situation on St. Maarten is in urgent need of attention. He has also called on the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure to provide urgent answers to Belvedere residents on when they can expect the much-needed repairs in their homes to begin Read more


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UPP
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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Source: SMN-News
03 Mar 2021 01:12 PM

Minister Of Justice Advised To Collaborate With Other Ministries With The Overhaul Of Residency Permits Policy.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Anna Richardson appeared in the parliament on Wednesday and made a detailed presentation to the justice committee of parliament was told that while she took the bull by its horns to deal with the immigration situation on St. Maarten she must collaborate with the other ministries before writing such a detailed policy.
Questions were raised about the concubine agreement that has been using and accepted on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Feb 2021 06:39 PM

Pjiae And Minister Of Teatt Provided Vague Answers To Parliament.

~MPs demanded that their questions be answered, MP Ottley asked the PJIAE Management to take the podium to provide real answers. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Members of Parliament described the 48 pages of answers to questions posed to the Minister of TEATT Ludmilla de Weever provided to them on Wednesday regarding the reconstruction of the PJIAE terminal and operational projections for 2021 as vague and unacceptable.
Member of Parliament Christopher Emmanuel lamented that most of his questions were not answered while the Minister said the answers to the questions are confidential Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Feb 2021 05:53 PM

 PHILIPSBURG:--- On February 23rd the prosecutor's office notified lawyer S. R. Bommel that based on the investigation carried out by national detectives there is no need to continue an investigation against her client MP Ottley. There are insufficient grounds to proceed with prosecution therefore the case against MP Omar Ottley is dismissed (geseponeerd)

MP Ottley was nominated as a candidate Minister Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Feb 2021 05:53 PM

 PHILIPSBURG:--- On February 23rd the prosecutor's office notified lawyer S. R. Bommel that based on the investigation carried out by national detectives there is no need to continue an investigation against her client MP Ottley. There are insufficient grounds to proceed with prosecution therefore the case against MP Omar Ottley is dismissed (geseponeerd)

MP Ottley was nominated as a candidate Minister Read more


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USP
UPP
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
28 Oct 2020 03:12 PM

During the past week again Governments lack of cohesion on an important matter was as glaring as a sunlit day, commented Member of Parliament, Sarah A. Wescot-Williams on the public meeting regarding the financial and socio-economic outlook of Friday last.

PHILIPSBURG:---  While debating in the second round, MPs received answers to questions in the first round via email from the Minister of VSA Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Oct 2020 04:31 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The parliament of St. Maarten approved a motion that was presented by MP Omar Ottley to amend the guidelines as St. Maarten prepares to reopen its ports. Some of the measures in the proposed motion is to introduce the Antigen rapid testing for the coronavirus.
The motion allows the Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek to immediately explore the possibility to adjust the admittance policy Read more


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NA
UPP
Source: SMN-News
21 Oct 2020 06:19 PM

Mps Calls On Government To Reopen All Ports Now To Rebound Economy.

PHILIPSBURG:--- I told you so, says Member of Parliament Omar Ottley when he was pushing the government to begin rapid testing as visitors arrive on the island for the COVID-19 tests.
Ottley told the Ministers that attended the parliament meeting on Wednesday that they to reopen all business on St. Maarten so that money could circulate Read more


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UPP
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: SMN-News
28 Sep 2020 06:59 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Parliament of St. Maarten passed the draft motion presented by Member of Parliament Omar Ottley that was presented weeks ago when the NRBP accompanied by the Prime Minister of St. Maarten appeared in Parliament. On Monday during the continuation of the meeting, 13 Members of Parliament voted in favor of the draft motion that is geared towards providing work to local contractors and or businesses on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Aug 2020 08:57 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- MP Omar Ottley, in collaboration with Argos, Keianna Liburd, Klass Electronics, Good Food & Mojitos, Brooks Modeling Agency (in the Netherlands), will collectively be donating 63 handheld tablets and laptops for students in need during the upcoming school term.

The MP stated that it is no secret that St Maarten as a country is faced with what is now known as the new norm, and unfortunately distance learning is part of this norm Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Apr 2020 09:47 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In 2020 budget meeting member of parliament Omar Ottley stressed on the importance of mass rapid testing. This method has been adapted all over the world in places like America, Asia, and even Europe.
The MP went on to state that now is the time to exercise all options. The current method used by the government of St. Maarten is a PCR swab test done through the nasal area and goes to the throat.
Ottley went on to state that he is not at odds with the EOC or the epidemiologist but urges them to utilize both the PCR swab test and antibodies testing.
While there are arguments about the accuracy of the rapid antibody test being only 90% accurate as opposed to the desired 97% accuracy of the RT- PCR Test Read more


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UPP
Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2020 07:11 PM

Exclusive: ProsecutorS Office Delays Swearing In Of Omar Ottley.

~Swearing imminent is their class justice at the Prosecutors Office.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Reliable information reaching SMN News states that the incoming Minister of VSA Omar Ottley may have to wait a bit longer than usual to be sworn in as Minister of VSA, while the other Ministers forming the National Alliance and United Peoples Party coalition may take office anytime soon Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
16 Mar 2020 12:50 PM

Dutch Should Take Their Responsibility And Monitor Borders ---Mp Buncamper.

PHILIPSBURG: --- Several Members of Parliament expressed their concerns on the effects of the COVID- 19 a pandemic that has worldwide concerns causing many countries to shut down.
MP Claudius Buncamper called on the Dutch Government to monitor the borders because they asked for border control and it is now their competency. MP Buncamper said that he is concerned about the influx of Venezuelans that managed to secure refugee statuses on the French territory but crosses the border to work and live illegally on the Dutch side Read more


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NA
USP
HOPE
PFP
Source: SMN-News
10 Feb 2020 03:08 PM

~ MP Rolando Brison elected Chair of Parliament, Vice-Chair MP William Marlin, 2nd Vice-Chair Rodolphe Samuel.


PHILIPSBURG:--- Of the 15 Members of Parliament that cast their votes to elect the chairman of parliament, 12 voted in favor of MP Rolando Brison, while one voted for Grisha Heyliger Marten and one blank Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Jan 2020 08:22 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Elect Omar Ottley urges The Health Department, The Princess Juliana International Airport, and The Port of St. Maarten to pay keen attention to the rapid spread and growth of the Wuhan Coronavirus.

The Coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China mid-December 2019. The virus has since spread to Europe, the US, and Australia; infecting more than 1300 worldwide Read more


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