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Source: SXMIslandTime
08 Aug 2022 01:21 PM

El Partido Democrtico Felicita A St. Kitts Y Nevis Por Las Elecciones

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Partido Democrtico de St. Maarten (DP) extiende sus felicitaciones al pueblo de la Federacin de Saint Kitts y Nevis, quienes el viernes 5 de agosto de 2022 ejercieron su derecho democrtico y eligieron un gobierno, a ser presidido por St Kitts y Nevis Partido Laborista (SKNLP), que con su victoria captur 6 de los 8 escaos en St. Kitts, Los dos escaos restantes fueron para el Movimiento de Accin Popular (PAM) y el Partido Popular del Trabajo (PLP). El Movimiento de Ciudadanos Preocupados (CCM) captur los 3 escaos en Nevis.

Felicitaciones sinceras y calurosas al recin elegido Primer Ministro de St Read more


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Source: 721 News
08 Aug 2022 09:39 AM

Dp Extends Congratulations To The People Of The Federation Of Saint Kitts And Nevis

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Democratic Party of St. Maarten (DP)extends congratulations to the people of theFederation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, who on Friday, August 5th, z022 exercised their Democratic right and elected a government,to be lead by theSt Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), who with their victorycaptured6 ofthe8 seats in Saint Kitts. Theremaining two seats wenttothe Peoples Action Movement (PAM) and the Peoples Labour Party (PLP).The Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) captured all 3 seats in Nevis.

Heartfelt and warm congratulations go out to the newly elected Prime Minister of St. Read more


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DP
Source: SMN-News
07 Aug 2022 04:46 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Democratic Party of St. Maarten (DP) extends congratulations to the people of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, who on Friday, August 5th, z022 exercised their Democratic right and elected a government, to be led by St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), who with their victory captured 6 of the 8 seats in Saint Kitts. The remaining two seats went to the Peoples Action Movement (PAM) and the Peoples Labour Party (PLP) Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
28 Jul 2022 11:12 PM

Wuite Reminds The Hague To Include Caribbean Netherlands

THE HAGUE--Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Jorien Wuite of the Democratic Party D66 on Thursday reminded the Dutch government of the fact that it needs to involve the Caribbean Netherlands in its policy.

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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Jul 2022 11:09 PM

Raquel Spanner-Carty Elected Statia Democratic Party Leader

The new St. Eustatius Democratic Party Board (from left): Winston Fleming, Elvin Henriques, Magda Constania, Party Leader Raquel Spanner-Carty, Beverly Woodley, Sharon Berkel, Leona Spanner and Brian Carty.


ST. EUSTATIUS--Raquel Spanner-Carty has been elected as the new leader of the Democratic Party (DP) of St Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Jul 2022 11:15 PM

Democratic Party To Be Revived

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams

 
PHILIPSBURG--The Democratic Party (DP) will be making a comeback soon.
United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) and DP leader Sarah Wescot-Williams said on Tuesday that efforts will be made to revive the party Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
29 Jun 2022 10:14 AM

Broad Participation Of Islands At Meeting On Dutch Slavery Past

The Statia delegation, Island Council Member Adelka Spanner (left), Government Commissioner Alida Francis (second right) and DP Island Council assistant Ernie Simmons (right) with Member of the Second Chamber Jorien Wuite (second left) at Mondays round table consultation in the Second Chamber Read more


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Source: SMN-News
31 May 2022 11:28 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- After 12 long years of being accused of several crimes now suspended Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper has had his day in court on May 30th, 2022 when the joint court of appeals fully acquits Buncamper of all charges since the prosecution could not prove its case.
The verdict that was handed down on Monday has been freely translated below.
While the Buncampers were able to clear their names after 12 years of judicial persecution, former Minister Maria Buncamper Molanus was forced to resign when the investigation started as there appeared to be a semblance of conflict of interest Read more


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DP
Source: SXMIslandTime
27 May 2022 02:09 AM

El Plp Recuerda A Leonora Sneek-Gibbs

ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius – La comunidad de St. Eustatius se ha enterado con horror del prematuro fallecimiento de la Sra. Leonora Sneek-Gibbs tras una breve enfermedad. La impactante noticia gener un entumecimiento colectivo de incredulidad en la comunidad; Statia estaba de luto.

En primer lugar, en nombre del Partido Laborista Progresista, queremos expresar nuestras ms sinceras condolencias a su esposo, el concejal Nicolas “Koos” Sneek, y al resto de la familia y sus amigos Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 May 2022 10:44 AM

Politicians Are Giving False Hope To The People As Preparation For The Elections?

The protest of Last May 5th ended by the protest-leaders giving a manifest to the same political leaders, that have no power to decide since 10-10-10 and that has agreed to put the Bonaire peoples in the Dutch Constitution in 2017 under unequal rights and are the keepers the peoples in this colonial status. Is this not manipulation of the peoples, then what is?

NKBB outright public warning, that the peoples initiative protesting was hijacked from the people by same traditional political leaders made an nationwide impact and raised the awareness on the Bonaire people that became very reluctant Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 May 2022 07:32 PM

SABA:--- The Executive Council has submitted a letter to the Dutch Parliament in which it expressed serious concerns about the deficient curative healthcare for Saba residents. Saba is calling for direly needed changes to the healthcare system to ensure good curative care for the people. The two recent deaths of patients on St. Eustatius underscore this need.

As you know, our neighboring island Statia was shaken in recent weeks by the unforeseen death of two residents. These events have a huge impact on all those directly involved, on Statias general population and also affected the people on Saba, it was stated in the letter to the members of the First and Second Chamber who recently visited Saba on Monday, May 2 Read more


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DP
Source: 721 News
06 May 2022 01:38 AM

Doing A Good Thing Wrong Is No Good

On Tuesday May 3, the world celebrated International Press Freedom Day, which inspired this article along with the recent press developments on our island. It is an honor to serve in this noble profession and I look forward to contributing towards the professions value, impact and legacy.

As a member of the St. Martin press and representative of my media house, I have noted with deep concern the need to ensure that freedom of the press, as enshrined in article 10 of the constitution, is never trampled upon Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
04 May 2022 10:29 AM

Adelka Spanner Accuses Island Council Of Sending Fake Letter To St. Maarten

From left: Registrars Office clerk Melissa Robins-Spanner and Island Council members Reuben Merkman, Koos Sneek, Rechelline Leerdam and Clyde van Putten prior to departing for St. Maarten to meet with the delegations to the Interparliamentary Kingdom Consultation IPKO.

ST. EUSTATIUS--Island Council Member and leader of the Democratic Party (DP) of St. Eustatius Adelka Spanner has accused her colleagues in the Council of having sent a letter to the Parliament of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Mar 2022 10:29 AM

Advice Against Motion To Park 30M Euros For Islands At Ministry

State Secretary Van Huffelen

THE HAGUE--Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations and Digitisation Alexandra van Huffelen is not in favour of parking the thirty million euros for the Caribbean Netherlands at her Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations BZK as Members of Parliament (MPs) Joba van den Berg of the Christian Democratic Party CDA and Attje Kuiken of the Labo Read more


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Source: 721 News
22 Mar 2022 03:37 PM

Members Of Second Chamber Updated On Saba Issues

SABA Commissioner Bruce Zagers and Island Secretary Tim Muller recently met with several Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament during their visit to The Hague.

Among the Members that Zagers and Muller met with was Chairperson of the Second Chambers Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations Marille Paul. The meeting was of an introductory nature since Paul, who is a member of the liberal democratic VVD party, took up her new position as Committee Chairperson some three weeks ago.

The other two Members of Parliament (MPs) with whom the Saba delegation met were Joba van den Berg of the Christian Democratic Party CDA and Jorien Wuite of the Democratic Party D66 Read more


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DP
Source: SMN-News
22 Mar 2022 02:43 PM

SABA:--- Commissioner Bruce Zagers and Island Secretary Tim Muller recently met with several members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament during their visit to The Hague.
Among the Members that Zagers and Muller met with was Chairperson of the Second Chambers Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations Marille Paul. The meeting was of an introductory nature since Paul, who is a member of the liberal democratic VVD party, took up her new position as Committee Chairperson some three weeks ago Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
21 Mar 2022 10:09 AM

Giselle Mc William Keynote Speaker At First Cda Statia General Meeting

Sjahairah Fleming and Koos Sneek.

ST. EUSTATIUS--The Christian Democratic Party CDA Statia will be hosting its first general assembly meeting at the Suares Building in Princess Garden 7:00-10:00pm Saturday, March 26.

  CDA members, persons interested in becoming a member and anyone else who is interested in CDA Statia are urged to join for what CDA said in a press release Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Feb 2022 11:25 PM

Jorien Wuite Calls Coho Accord An Important Step

Jorien Wuite (File photo)

THE HAGUE--Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Jorien Wuite of the < Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jan 2022 11:38 AM

Knops Disappointed Not To Be In New Government

THE HAGUE--Caretaker State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops said on Friday that he was disappointed to a certain extent to not be reappointed in the new Dutch Rutte IV government which will be sworn in today, Monday.

  Knops (50) would have liked to stay on, and in the corridors during the formation period he was mentioned as a possible candidate to become the next minister of defence. However, that portfolio is going to current caretaker Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Kajsa Ollongren.

  I would have loved to continue with a whole lot of energy, he told the media just before the last Council of Ministers meeting of the caretaker Rutte III government on Friday Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Jan 2022 12:29 AM

Alexandra Van Huffelen State Secretary Kingdom Relations

Rotterdam Acting Mayor Alexandra van Huffelen (centre) poses for a photo during the 2012 Rotterdam Summer Carnival with on the left then Director of the Cabinet of the St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary and later Minister Perry Geerlings. (Nico van der Ven photo)

THE HAGUE--Alexandra van Huffelen (53) of the Democratic Party D66 will be the new State Secretary of Kingdom Relations and Digitalising in the Rutte IV cabinet Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Dec 2021 12:02 PM

Martijn Is New Ocan Director

New Ocan Director Lionel Martijn. (Nick van der Ven photo)

THE HAGUE--Lionel Martijn (62) has been appointed director of Foundation Ocan, the organisation for Dutch Caribbean persons in the Netherlands, per January 1, 2022.

  Martijns appointment was approved during a meeting of the Supervisory Board on December 19. Martijn, who originates from Curaao, will succeed Cynthia Ortega-Martijn, whose appointment in 2020 was of a temporary nature.

  Martijn brings a lot of experience, as he has worked in several advisory and directors functions at multiple organisations Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Oct 2021 11:27 PM

Wuite Gives Maiden Speech In Parliament

Jorien Wuite (far left) is congratulated by Member of the Second Chamber Sylvana Simons of the BIJ1 party on her maiden speech while other Members of Parliament await their turn. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

THE HAGUE--It was a very special moment for Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Oct 2021 03:14 PM

SABA/THE HAGUE:--- Saba Island Governor Jonathan Johnson paid a working visit to The Hague from Tuesday, October 5 to Friday, October 8. The main reason for Johnsons visit to the Netherlands was his attendance of the Mayors Conference of the Netherlands Association of Mayors which took place this year in Veenendaal on October 6 and October 7.
During this congress, Johnson was able to catch up with many Dutch mayors on recent developments and important subjects in areas like crisis management, safety, government administration, and the pandemic Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jun 2021 10:39 AM

Retreat Weekend For Dp Statia Members

DP faction leader Adelka Spanner explaining the workings of the Island Council during the weekend retreat.

ST. EUSTATIUS--A weekend retreat at Gwendoline van Putten School for leading members of the Democratic Party (DP) of St. Eustatius also provided an opportunity for the party to present the existing Code of Ethics for elected and appointed officials.

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