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Source: SMN-News
21 Nov 2022 03:52 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United People's UP Party and Member of Parliament MP Rolando Brison and UP President Francisco Lacroes have committed to working with veteran US Dr. Edward Lee MD to help to diminish the exponential breeding of stray dogs and cats on the island.

Dr Read more


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UPP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
29 Oct 2022 07:29 PM

~ Stakeholders are still not paid, and they can walk out on carnival. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Member of Parliament Rolando Brison called on the government to look into the status of St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) whose financials are not in order. The UP member of Parliament said that this foundation is receiving government subsidies and they are expected to share information with the government in order to comply with the subsidy ordinance Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2022 12:03 PM

~Removal from Chair is not gender-based --- Marlin~

 PHILIPSBURG: --- The majority of 8 members of parliament voted out Grisha Heyliger Marten from the chair of parliament on Thursday during a public meeting. The national alliance members of parliament made it clear that their decision to remove Marten Heyliger has nothing to do with gender but mostly because of the way Heyliger Marten treated her coalition members Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Oct 2022 08:21 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---The Electronic Conference is going to take place on the island of St Kitts in less than one month. Most of the Speakers are now published on their website www.bitcoincash22.com.
Prime Minister of St Kitts & Nevis Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew will be a guest speaker and will share his insights on the BitcoinCash Legal Tender panel with the leader of the United party of St Maarten. Member of Parliament Hon. Rolando Brison Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: SMN-News
21 Oct 2022 08:38 PM

Pop Job On The Line Again Next Week Thursday.

PHILIPSBURG:--- It seems that the current President of Parliament United Peoples(UP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten will have to deal with her job being on the line on Thursday, October 27. According to a schedule sent out by parliament on Friday, a public meeting will handle the agenda points, Incoming documents, Ratification of the decision list of the Interparliamentary Kingdom Consultations (IPKO) held from September 27-30, 2022 in the Hague, the Netherlands (IS/048/2022-2023 dated September 30, 2022) and Thank the Chair for her services thus far and relieve her from her duties (IS/026/2022-2023 dated September 20, 2022)
The latter agenda point was requested by MP W.V Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
Source: SMN-News
14 Oct 2022 03:48 PM

Mp Brison Straightens Prime Minister Jacobs On The Appointment Of Shareholder Representatives.

~GEBE has $29M in liquidity, investigation ongoing.~


PHILIPSBURG:--- The continuation of the meeting called by parliament on Friday did not bear much fruit when it comes to answers to critical questions posed by various members of parliament.
Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said she requested more time, but she did show up when parliament calls despite not having all the answers to the questions that were posed.
Jacobs informed the parliament of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
UPP
Source: SMN-News
13 Oct 2022 07:37 PM

"Govt should merge work/residence permit and Permanent Residency for those born here."

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United People's Party, MP Rolando Brison, expressed satisfaction over the Government of St. Maarten's announcement that it has instituted a "grace period" during which undocumented persons living on the island can apply for residence and work permits Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
Source: SMN-News
03 Oct 2022 06:54 PM

~MP Tamara Leondards amendment is finally in effect~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament and leader of the United Peoples Party Rolando Brison has noted with pleasure the new labor law that goes into effect in October that extends maternity leave from 12 to 16 weeks and introduces a new 7-day paternity leave Read more


Candidates in this article:
UPP
Source: SMN-News
02 Oct 2022 07:08 PM

~Council of State Member: Caribbean Dutch citizens are European citizens and have such rights~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United Peoples Party MP Rolando Brison brought forward at the Interparliamentary Kingdom Meetings (IPKO) the concern of thousands of St. Maarteners that local banks are not providing many citizens with timely bank accounts and proper services, which is in contravention of European law Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
Source: SMN-News
21 Sep 2022 03:47 PM

~ Brison unleashed the other side of the party scandal.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Its been months now that it was rumored that there have been internal problems with the UPP Leader MP Rolando Brison and the wife of the party founder MP Grisha Marten Heyliger which today has tipped over in the public domain and have hindered civil servants that are eagerly awaiting the removal of the 12.5% cuts mandated by the Dutch Government.
On Tuesday Heyliger Marten took to the airwaves where she said that she would break her silence Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
Source: SMN-News
19 Sep 2022 08:53 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- During today's Public Meeting of Parliament (Sept 19, 2022), President of Parliament MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten abruptly adjourned the meeting, convened to ratify the payment of civil servants' vacation pay, and begin the removal of the 12.5% cuts imposed on civil servants.

MP Heyliger-Marten's action came after learning of the proposal to thank her for serving as Chair and relieve her of her duties Read more


Candidates in this article:
UPP
Source: SMN-News
19 Sep 2022 01:45 PM

Chairlady Of Parliament Grisha Heyliger Marten Holds Parliament Hostage.

~ Refused to resign or be removed as the chair of parliament~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Parliament of St. Maarten is held hostage by the chairlady of parliament Grisha Heyliger Marten who is at odds with her party leader Rolando Brison.
A public meeting of parliament was reconvened on Monday, September 19th, 2022 to further discuss the daft draft national ordinance amending the Temporary National Ordinance Covid-19 cuts in employment conditions for government employees in connection with the phased reduction of the COVID-19 cuts in government employees.
As the meeting opened, leader of the United Peoples Party (UPP) Rolando Brison tabled a proposal to add an agenda point which was to thank the chairlady Grisha Heyliger Marten and to relieve her as the chair of parliament Read more


Candidates in this article:
UPP
SMCP
Source: SMN-News
13 Sep 2022 10:04 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United Peoples Party MP Rolando Brison is following up on the motion of August 13th, 2019 in which the government was asked to ensure the millions of guilders owed by Shipyard N.V and its then director Michael Ferrier are paid, and that allegations of Fraud and Forgery by Mr Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
Source: SMN-News
11 Sep 2022 08:57 PM

~Two new MPs support the coalition~


PHILIPSBURG:--- In a joint statement issued by the leadership of the National Alliance (NA) and United Peoples (UP) Party it has been confirmed, that it was a success; a proactive measure to ensure stability within the governing coalition. This was mentioned many weeks ago when they began exploring options to broaden the coalition.
After many discussions regarding support for the sitting government, we hereby inform the public that the government, coalition, and by extension its governing accord in its present form, despite the announcements of independence by sitting coalition members, has the support of two extra members of Parliament, namely MPs A Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UPP
Source: SMN-News
09 Sep 2022 12:46 PM

~ UPP Founder holding  MP Sidhardt Cookie Bijlani hostage to maintain his wife as chair of parliament.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The coalition of 8 has selected the faction staff and policy advisor to Member of Parliament Akeem Arrindell to take up the position as Minister of TEATT that has been vacated by former Minister Roger Lawrence.
Lambriex is the son of Leo Chance former Manager of SEL Maduro and Sons who worked for several years at SEL Maduro and Sons and at Port of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UPP
UD
Source: SMN-News
07 Sep 2022 02:18 PM

Government Mum On Current Majority In Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs remains mum on the majority her government has in the Parliament of St. Maarten. The Prime Minister was asked on Wednesday about the possible fall of her government since former Minister and now Member of Parliament Ludmilla de Weever declared herself as an Independent Member of Parliament last week.

Jacobs said that the weekly press conference is not for political topics but said that her government does have a majority in parliament.
During the recess Leader of the United Peoples Party, Rolando Brison went ahead and seek the support of the two independent members of parliament Akeem Arrindell and Chanel Brownbill Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
02 Sep 2022 03:31 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- As the motion on no confidence facing the Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran and the return of Member of Parliament William Marlin for the continuation of the meeting of parliament Read more


Candidates in this article:
UPP
Source: SMN-News
28 Aug 2022 06:25 PM

~Changes are needed, but what we have must be upheld~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United Peoples Party MP Rolando Brison recently explained the responsibility Parliament has to uphold the constitution, despite it having some flaws. His comments were made during the recent public meeting in which questions were posed to the council of advice regarding the application of article 50 of the constitution, which has provisions for the suspension of members of parliament that are convicted of certain crimes Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: SMN-News
17 Aug 2022 07:04 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Two months after the public meeting of parliament was called to discuss the Ombudsman report on the systemic investigation of the issuance of contracts for garbage collection.
Leader of the Party for Progress Mellissa Gumbs presented the long-awaited motion of no confidence against the Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran on Wednesday afternoon Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
07 Aug 2022 08:36 PM

Brison Lauds The Work Of Former Minister Of Teatt R. Lawrence.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United People's (UP) Party and Member of Parliament Rolando Brison says, "Within less than a year, Minister of TEATT Roger Lawrence made significant strides towards improving the economic reality for St. Maarten."
He said the UP Party was happy to have had the experience Lawrence brought from the corporate world to the Ministry of TEATT (Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication) Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: SMN-News
13 Jul 2022 12:29 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Members of the Party for Progress were left with their mouths hanging on Wednesday when they tried to dupe parliament into adding an agenda point to the urgent meeting of parliament called to debate the constitution of St. Maarten in order to bring back suspended Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper.
PFP MP Raeyhon Peterson asked that the chair of parliament add an agenda point to the meeting on Wednesday on the confidence of parliament in the Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran.
The urgent meeting of Parliament was called during the recess which commenced with 9 members present, including MP Rolando Brison and MP Hyacinth Richardson.

When the PFP requested the agenda point be added which the chair of parliament obviously agreed with, MP Brison in a point of order pointed out the shenanigans that are being played in parliament by some politicians, he then notified the chair that she could only continue with such a meeting when the parliament has more than half of its members present Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UPP
Source: SMN-News
02 Jul 2022 05:05 PM

Negotiations To Broaden Coalition Ongoing.

~ 4 MPS off-island signed prior to leaving. ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Some members of parliament namely those from the current National Alliance and United Peoples Party (NA/UP) coalition continue to meet in order to strengthen their coalition after MP Solange Ludmilla Duncan resigned from the National Alliance.
The formation meetings began after an urgent meeting of parliament was called on Wednesday, June 29th, 2022, where the Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran was invited to discuss the most recent report from the Ombudsman Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
29 Jun 2022 04:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Solange Ludmilla Duncan declared herself an Independent member of Parliament on Wednesday afternoon and has resigned from the National Alliance Political party that is led by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.
Duncan said that the party on which her father served no longer shares her core values since she has been a civil servant for a number of years.
It was anticipated that MP Duncan would have left the national alliance since they seemed to have drifted apart.
The Parliament of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
UPP
Source: SMN-News
21 Jun 2022 06:37 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- "It's time for the Government to have its own bank," which, according to Leader of the United Peoples Party, MP Rolando Brison, will alleviate many challenges experienced by persons within the community when they try to open new accounts or keep the existing bank accounts Read more


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