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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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Source: 721 News
03 Oct 2021 09:33 PM

Mp Wescot-Williams: In Politics, What You Say Can Come Back To Haunt You.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten — In politics, what you say can come back to haunt you.
This is how MP Wescot-Williams introduced her statement regarding the budget 2022 for the country. MP Wescot-Williams has written to Finance Minister Irion, seeking information regarding the budget 2022.

Several weeks ago in a meeting of Parliament the Minister confidently stated that the draft 2022 budget would reach the Parliament by the date prescribed in the Constitution of Sint Maarten, that being no later than September 1st Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Oct 2021 07:46 PM

Continuation Central Committee Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Financial Status Of Nv G.E.B.E

PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on October 4, 2021. The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for Monday at 10.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The Central Committee meeting, which was adjourned on June 17, 2020, will be reconvened on Monday at 10.00 hrs.
The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure, Mr. Ebert J. Doran, and the management team of the Government-owned company, NV G.E.B.E will be present to answer questions posed by Members of Parliament regarding
the financial status of the organization.

This meeting was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
03 Oct 2021 03:16 PM

Mp Wescot-Williams: With The Coho Not Yet Embodied, The St. Maarten Government Is Already On The Path Of Leading From The Country Package.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, 20 September 2021According to MP Wescot-Williams, “informationattributed to State Secretary Knops and the BZK Ministry, St.Maarten while not totally in compliancewith all the set conditions will nevertheless receive the 7th tranche of the liquidity assistance from theNetherlands, which according to reports amounts to approximately 22 million guilders.”

For once, the approval of liquidity assistance for St.Maarten has come without too much drama and unnecessary rhetoric between the two Governments Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Sep 2021 11:44 PM

Sarah Questions Delay In Draft 2022 Budget

UD MP Sarah Wescot-Williams.

PHILIPSBURG--The delay in the finalisation of the draft 2022 budget is being questioned by United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Sep 2021 06:24 PM

Mp Wescot-Williams- Budget 2022

Philipsburg, St. MaartenIn politics, what you say can come back to haunt you. This is how MPWescot-Williams introduced her statement regarding the budget 2022 for the country.MPWescot-Williams has written to Finance Minister Irion, seeking information regarding the budget 2022 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Sep 2021 09:42 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday said the fact that Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has not uttered a single word publicly about the offensive comments made by the Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran towards the Ombudsman is a shame and apparently indicates that she condones the comments. And you are what you condone, the MP said.
Emmanuel pointed out that several Members of Parliament stated that it behooves the Prime Minister to state her position on or give a reaction to Dorans offensive comments towards the Ombudsman Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 Sep 2021 09:02 PM

Mp Emmanuel: Shameful That Pm HasnT Denounced Minister DoranS Statements

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday said the fact that Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has not uttered a single word publicly about the offensive comments made by the Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran towards the Ombudsman is a shame and apparently indicates that she condones the comments Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Sep 2021 10:43 AM

Minister Doran Publicly Apologises For Insulting Ombudsman Mossell

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran has publicly apologised for his letter to Ombudsman Gwendolyn Mossel.

  Doran had been urged to do so by Members of Parliament (MPs), who unanimously called his letter abominable.

  On Tuesday, Doran wrote to the ombudsman, who had asked the minister questions about Vineyard Heights/Over The Bank and announced a systemic investigation into the allocation of pieces of land, saying that he suspected that the ombudsman was not impartial in this matter.

  These properties and the allocations of same that you are seeking clarification on are directly tied into person that you were/are legally and/or physically involved with Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Sep 2021 12:36 PM

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 an urgent Public meeting on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

The Public meeting is scheduled for 14.00 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 in attendance.

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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