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Source: 721 News
13 Jan 2022 07:32 AM

A Realistic Decision

Member of Parliament George Pantophlet

Member of Parliament George Pantophlet disagrees with MP Sarah Wescot-Williams’ remarks in her article Stop the cat and mouse game Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2022 11:35 AM

A Realistic Decision.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament George Pantophlet disagrees with MP Sarah Wescot-Williams' remarks in her article Stop the cat and mouse game. MP Pantophlet insists that this is not a game Read more


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Source: 721 News
10 Jan 2022 10:06 AM

Sarah Objects To The Postponement Of Meeting With The Prime Minister To Update Parliament.

Expects the COHO Trajectory to Backfire Big Time.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, Member of Parliament, Sarah A. Wescot-Williams expounded on her objection to the postponement of the Central Committee meeting on Thursday January 6th regarding the recent meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers. I objected to putting off the meeting, because I believe there is some explaining to be done by the Prime Minister regarding the meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers (KCOM) of December 17th last Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
08 Jan 2022 02:48 PM

Sarah Follows Up On The Changes To The Civil Code That Reduces The Period Allowed For Short Term Contracts, Extends Maternity Leave And Introduces Paternity Leave.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The changes in the Civil Code regarding short term labor contracts, maternity and paternity leave have been in the making since 2015! These changes were finally approved by Parliament on August 26, 2019. Upon investigation, it was revealed that this law was not published by Government, which is necessary for the law to go into effect, said MP Sarah Wescot-Williams(UD) in a recent statement.

The MP explained that pointing this omission out to Government only yielded the publication of a wrong version of the law, which had to be undone Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Jan 2022 05:08 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The changes in the Civil Code regarding short-term labor contracts, maternity, and paternity leave have been in the making since 2015! These changes were finally approved by Parliament on August 26, 2019. Upon investigation, it was revealed that this law was not published by Government, which is necessary for the law to go into effect, said MP Sarah Wescot-Williams(UD) in a recent statement Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 Jan 2022 11:18 AM

Voting Bureau To Decide Who Will Replace Suspended Mp Buncamper.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Parliament of St. Maarten in a public meeting on Thursday said that the Voting Bureau will decide who will be replacing suspended MP Claudius Buncamper. Buncamper was suspended since he was convicted on December 23rd, 2021.
Members of Parliament in their debate said that the letter sent by the Prosecutor General recommended that the convicted member of parliament be suspended based on Article 50-2-b Read more


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Source: SMN-News
01 Dec 2021 01:11 PM

Committee Of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, And Infrastructure Of Parliament To Meet With Representatives Of The Rental Tribunal (Rt).

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Committee of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure will meet in a session on December 2, 2021.

The Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 14:00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. Representatives of the Rental Tribunal (RT) will be present.

 The agenda point is:
Discussion on the Rental Tribunal and its proposals for legislative amendments (IS/931/2020-2021 dated August 17, 2021)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Nov 2021 11:09 AM

Ronald Estephane (right) accepting his prizes from event organiser Sinclair Carty.

PHILIPSBURG--Under the watchful eye of Sinclair Carty, judges announced the winners of the Sinclair Cute Cake Competition. The event was held Saturday at John Larmonie Center in Philipsburg and attracted persons from both sides of the island.

A sample of the cakes on display.

Participating cakemakers also came from districts across the island to showcase their wares and creativity. Complementing beautiful cakes and other delicatessens were homemade juices and punches Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Nov 2021 10:51 PM

Sinclair Carty Cute Cake Competition Dubbed A Tremendous Success; Young Cake Makers Hold Their Ground.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Under the watchful eye of Sinclair Carty,judges announced the winners of the Sinclair Cute Cake Competition.The event was held on Saturday at the John Larmonie Center in Philipsburg and attracted persons from both sides of the island.

Participating cake makers also came from districts across the island to showcase their ware and creativity. Complementing the beautiful cakes and other delicatessens, were also homemade juices and punches. 

Judging the event were Shujah Reiph; MP Wescot-Williams and Jalanie Fleming.

Two categories of cakes were judged, as well as the famous black cake.

The resulting winners were in category A, Elizabeth de Weever and young Joshua Carty, respectively first and second place.

In category B, The winners were Ronald Estephane and Khenya Metura, respectively first and second place.

In the much anticipated black cake competition, Ronald again emerged the winner with Deborah Timothy close on his heels. 

In the pictures, young Joshua shows his prizes; a sample of the cakes on display and Ronald accepting his prices from Sinclair Carty, the organizer of the event. 

Carty: It was lovely to see the young persons who participated so confidently competing in a warm and embracing atmosphere Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Nov 2021 02:53 AM

Living Museum Connects St. Martin History, Culture At Sr. Regina Primary School

SIMPSON BAY, St. Martin Sr. Regina Primary School pupil Marley-Bo Deekman (R, top pic) was the representation of St. Martin writer Lasana Sekou (L), at the schools 6th annual Living Museum.

It was an honor to meet and hear Miss Marley-Bo; shes clearly bright and brave. I wish her well with her schooling, for herself, her family, and for our St. Martin future, said Sekou.

An author of over 20 books, Sekou was invited by the school to tour the living museum (11.10.21), which is part of Sr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Nov 2021 04:19 PM

Continuation Central Committee Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Financial Status Of The Bureau Telecommunications And Post St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on November 23, 2021.

This Central Committee meeting which started on December 7, 2020, with a continuation on February 5, 2021, will be reconvened on Tuesday at 14.00 hrs. The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication, Mr. Roger Lawrence will be present to answer questions posed by Members of Parliament regarding the financial standing of the Bureau.
Members of Parliament, S.A Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Nov 2021 09:55 PM

~ Donations made to K1 Britania and Mental Health Foundation.~

Cole Bay:--- Several dignitaries and members of the business community joined the Al Yousef family at the grand opening of the Ashleys Furniture Homestore in Cole Bay St. Maarten on Wednesday night. The Al Yousef family have been doing business on St. Maarten for years as they started off with Ace Liteline in Philipsburg then advanced to Ace Home Center in Cay Hill then expanded to Ace Mega Center.
At the Ace Stores, the Al Yousef family began selling Ashley's Furniture some years ago Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Nov 2021 10:57 AM

Committee For District Councils To Meet On Wednesday.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Committee for District Councils of Parliament will meet on November 17, 2021.

The Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. Representatives of the Resources 4 Community Resilience (R4CR) will be present.
Member of Parliament, MP S.A. Wescot-Williams requested this meeting Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Nov 2021 02:26 PM

Sarah Insists On Answers From Minister Doran Regarding Mullet Bay

AlsoInquiresRegarding the Mullet Bay Inquiry to Give Mullet Bay Back to the People.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, 10 November 2021 With the Mullet Bay beach very much in the news lately, MP Sarah Wescot-Williams is attempting to get answers to her questions which were evaded by the Minister of VROMI in the public meetings dealing with Governments policies on the granting of long lease land.

In her letter to the Minister, the MP reminded the Minister of her attempts to get some clarity with respect to what is taking place at Mullet Bay beach Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Oct 2021 06:59 PM

Continuation Central Committee Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Financial Status Of Winair.

PHILIPSBURG:---The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on October 20, 2021.

This Central Committee meeting, which was adjourned on October 7, 2021, will be reconvened on Wednesday at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of General Affairs and representatives of Winair will be present.

The agenda point is:
The (financial) status of Windward Islands Airways (IS/1135/2019-2020 dated August 18, 2020 and IS/ 169/2020-2021 dated November 16, 2020)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Oct 2021 06:58 PM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Management Of Government Long Lease Land By The Government Of Sint Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a public meeting on October 20, 2021.

This urgent public meeting which started on September 23, 2021, with a continuation and adjournment on October 13, 2021, will be reconvened on Wednesday at 9.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure and the Minister of Finance will be present.

The agenda point is:
Management of government (long lease) land by the government of Sint Maarten (IS/016/2021-2022 dated September 15, 2021)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Oct 2021 07:59 PM

Mp George Pantophlet- What Is The Fuss.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Member of Parliament George Pantophlet is asking the people of St. Maarten to allow him this brief distraction from his quest for debt cancellation, to address a very serious matter.

MP Pantophlet thought he misread the paragraph of an article appearing in The Daily Herald newspaper on Thursday entitled Sarah: Civil Code does not contain amendments made by Parliament.

What caught the MPs attention was the phrase: Then there is this constant fuss in Parliament about an initiative law amendment of 2011 by the NA [National Alliance] faction to address short term labor contracts that – in view of some MPs -is being frustrated.

After reading this, MP Pantophlet looked up the meaning of the word ‘fuss’ Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Oct 2021 04:36 PM

What Is The Fuss?

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament George Pantophlet is asking the people of St. Maarten to allow him this brief distraction from his quest for debt cancellation, to address a very serious matter.

MP Pantophlet thought he misread the paragraph of an article appearing in The Daily Herald newspaper on Thursday entitled Sarah: Civil Code does not contain amendments made by Parliament Read more


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Source: 721 News
14 Oct 2021 02:31 AM

Mp Wescot-Williams: Short-TermLaborContractLawHitsAnotherSnag

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, —MP Wescot-Williamshas expressed her disappointment that the publication of the new Civil CodeBook as far as this regards employment contracts (shortterm contracts), the bookdoes not include any of the amendments made byParliament in 2019.

Now I can understand why the Minister of VSA was so evasive whenhe wasrecently asked about short term labor contracts, locally referred to as 6-months contracts, the MPstated Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Oct 2021 09:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- MP Wescot-Williams has expressed her disappointment that the publication of the new Civil Code Book as far as this regards employment contracts (short term contracts), the book does not include any of the amendments made by Parliament in 2019.
Now I can understand why the Minister of VSA was so evasive when he was recently asked about short-term labor contracts, locally referred to as 6-months contracts, the MP stated Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Oct 2021 06:58 PM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Management Of Government Long Lease Land By The Government Of Sint Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG:---The House of Parliament will sit in a public meeting on October 13, 2021.

This urgent public meeting, which was adjourned on September 23, 2021, in the first round; will be reconvened on Wednesday at 13.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure, and the Minister of Finance will be present.

The agenda point is:
Management of government (long lease) land by the government of Sint Maarten (IS/016/2021-2022 dated September 15, 2021)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 Oct 2021 06:46 PM

Central Committee Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Financial Status Of Winair.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on October 7, 2021.

The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of General Affairs and representatives of Winair, will be present.

The agenda point is:

The (financial) status of Windward Islands Airways (IS/1135/2019-2020 dated August 18, 2020, and IS/ 169/2020-2021 dated November 16, 2020)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Oct 2021 07:29 PM

Central Committee Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Financial Status Of St. Maarten Port Authority.

PHILIPSBURG:---  The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on October 6, 2021.

The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.
The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport, and Telecommunication, will be present.

The agenda point is:
The (financial) status of St. Maarten Port Authority
(IS/1135/2019-2020 dated August 18, 2020, and IS/ 169/2020-2021 dated November 16, 2020)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Oct 2021 02:49 PM

Parliament Railroaded With Answers Provided By Nv Gebe.

~ Minister they are setting you up. MP Emmanuel~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Members of Parliament expressed concerns over the answers to the questions they posed regarding NV GEBE's financial status.
Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran returned to Parliament on Monday to provide the answers to the questions that were posed. The answers that were read out by the Minister were the ones provided by the Temporary Manager of NV GEBE, Mauricio Dembrook.

The Temporary Manager did not show up to Parliament as he reported sick on Monday morning.
Members of Parliament were furious with the answers provided by the Minister to the Parliament of St Read more


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