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Raeyhon Peterson


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NA
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HOPE
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Source: 721 News
24 May 2024 12:10 AM

Jansen-Webster Provides Update On Sinkhole At Cole Bay Hill

PHILIPSBURG Acting Minister of VROMI Veronica Jansen-Webster, in keeping with her remarks during the State of Affairs press briefing on Tuesday, 21 May 2024, provided an update on the status of the sinkhole that was identified on the A.J.C. Brouwers road.

First, I want to thank the public for their patience while the Department of Infrastructure Management has worked on identifying solutions for this problem, Jansen-Webster said in her statement Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
23 May 2024 12:57 AM

Jansen-Webster: Permanent Damage Caused In Vromi Over Last Four Years

Deputy VROMI Minister Veronica Jansen-Webster.


~ VROMI completely without leadership ~

PHILIPSBURG--At a press conference on Tuesday acting Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Veronica Jansen-Webster painted a grim picture of the situation encountered when the new government took office.

She said the conditions under which the ministry was managed over the last four years have left permanent damage in the organisation and on civil servants Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
20 May 2024 08:51 AM

The Daily Herald Sets Record Straight After Jacobs' Accusation Of Fake News

The VDSM letter regarding the screening of candidate-minister Raeyhon Peterson includes the signature of VDSM head Leijgrave on page two.

PHILIPSBURG--Former Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, now an opposition Member of Parliament for the National Alliance party, has accused The Daily Herald of publishing an unsigned letter from the National Security Services VDSM regarding the screening of candidate minister Raeyhon Peterson on May 4, 2024 Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
08 May 2024 02:01 PM

Governor Ajamu Baly Has Not Yet Sent Unsigned National Decrees To The King

PHILISPBURG--Governor Ajamu Baly has not yet forwarded the two unsigned National Decrees for candidate Ministers Raeyhon Peterson and Christophe Emmanuel to the Kingdom Council of Ministers in The Hague for annulment, as required by Article 21 of the Regulations for the Governor of St. Maarten. The Daily Herald has learned that this ste Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
PFP
Source: 721 News
22 Apr 2024 01:01 PM

Update: Party For Progress St. Maarten

After a challenging, and at many times unclear, frustrating and incoherent screening process, the formation process has moved forward with the submission of the final formateur’s report to Governor Ajamu Baly.

Nine names were submitted: seven for the seven local posts and two for the Minister Plenipotentiary and Deputy Minister Plenipotentiary posts in the Netherlands. This includes PFP’s very own Raeyhon Peterson and Patrice Thierry Gumbs Jr Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
USP
ND
UD
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
15 Dec 2023 11:42 AM

Parliament Approves 2023 Budget Amendment, 2 Motions

PHILIPSBURG--Parliament on Thursday unanimously approved the 2023 budget amendment as well as passed two motions tabled by United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Rolando Brison.

  Only eight of the 15 MPs were present for Thursdays public meeting of Parliament in which the budget amendment was voted upon. Present were United Peoples (UP) party MPs Brison and Sidharth Cookie Bijlani, Party for Progress (PFP) MP Melissa Gumbs, National Alliance (NA) MPs George Pantophlet, Angelique Romou, Hyacinth Richardson and William Marlin and independent MP Ludmila de Weever Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Oct 2023 01:16 AM

St. Maarten Is Capable Of Creating Its Own Cannabis Law, Mp Peterson Says

PHILIPSBURG--Indications that a foreign private company will draft cannabis legislation for country St. Maarten and will assist each relevant ministry with the legislative changes needed to make the legislation a reality, as per Minister of Public Health, Social Affairs and Labor VSA Omar Ottleys statements, have Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
PFP
Source: 721 News
25 Aug 2023 02:12 PM

Pfp, De Weever Reaffirms Motion Of Disapproval With Over-The-Bank Verdict

PHILIPSBURG PFP members of Parliament Raeyhon Peterson and Melissa Gumbs, as well as independent member of Parliament Ludmila de Weever, reaffirmed the passing of the motion of disapproval towards Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran, following the verdict handed down in the Over the Bank case Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Apr 2023 09:37 AM

Pfp Faction Suspects Procurement Fraud In Awarding Of District Cleaning Contracts

PHILIPSBURGThe Party for Progress (PFP) faction in Parliament is requesting information from Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran regarding the 2022-2025 District Cleaning Tendering and Awarding Process. PFP believes there is reason to suspect fraud being committed.

A March 31, 2023, letter to the minister, signed by Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson said there are valid concerns of fraud and/or corruption related to this tendering process, similar to the concerns expressed in the Ombudsmans 2022 Systemic Investigation Report into the garbage collection tendering process Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
23 Mar 2023 11:58 PM

Land Awarded For Social Housing Is Already In Lease, Mp Peterson Says

Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran and Helen Salomons-Brown, director of St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation, award land allegedly already leased to the company High Tech Development NV since 2012.


PHILIPSBURG--Government recently awarded land in Hope Estate for social housing development while the specific lot allegedly was already issued in long lease since 2012 to another party. This was brought forward by Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Mar 2023 06:24 PM

Mp De Weever Finds New Political Home With Pfp

From left: PFP MP Raeyhon Peterson, independent MP Ludmila de Weever and PFP MP Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: 721 News
02 Mar 2023 01:40 PM

Pfp Submits Draft Lb-Ham To Prime Minister

MP Peterson: Parliament changing Election Ordinance would be rats minding the cheese

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Via a letter penned by Member of Parliament Melissa Gumbs, the Party for Progress faction in Parliament submitted a draft LB-HAM (national decree containing general measures) to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on Thursday, 23 February 2023, prior to leaving for the IPKO session Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Jan 2023 06:28 AM

Pfp: La Prioridad De Ampliacin Del Puente Del Nuevo Min Teatt Puede Entrar En Conflicto Con Los Objetivos Ambientales

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Los miembros del Parlamento del Party for Progress, Melissa Gumbs y Raeyhon Peterson, compartieron sus preocupaciones sobre el plan de 100 das en el cargo que el recientemente juramentado Ministro del TEATT, el Sr Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: 721 News
17 Jan 2023 08:08 PM

Pfp: Bridge Widening Priority Of New Minteatt May Conflict With Environmental Goals

PHILIPSBURG Party for Progress members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson shared concerns about the 100 days in office plan that the recently sworn in Minister of TEATT, Mr Read more


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Source: 721 News
07 Dec 2022 07:30 PM

Grisha Tells President Of Parliament Not To Risk CountryS Lifeline

~Stop tip-toeing around airport saga~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten on Tuesday advised Chairman of Parliament Sidharth Bijlani to stop stalling, protecting and tip-toeing and immediately convene the requested urgent meeting on the Princess Juliana International Airport before the country loses its most strategic asset due to weak and subpar management Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
HOPE
PFP
Source: 721 News
27 Nov 2022 10:31 PM

Pfp, Duncan Request Meeting To Continue Process To Adopt ParliamentS Code Of Conduct

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson and independent MP Solange Duncan have requested a Central Committee meeting of Parliament to continue the process to adopt a Code of Conduct that MPs will be required to adhere.

There is a draft Code of Conduct already on the table Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Nov 2022 03:27 PM

El Responsable Del Atentado Contra La Vida De La Ex Reina Del Carnaval Enfrentar Cargos Por Asesinato/Homicidio Involutario

CARGOS DE ASESINATO/HOMICIDIO INVOLUNTARIO POR PRESUNTO ATENTADO CONTRA LA VIDA DE LA EX REINA DEL CARNAVAL

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten El hombre sospechoso de haber apualado varias veces a la Reina del Carnaval de 2016, Estika Halley y que supuestamente trat de cortarle la garganta el 31 de julio, enfrentar cargos de intento de asesinato y homicidio involuntario, anunci el fiscal durante la audiencia pro forma del jueves. La audiencia de juicio real se llevar a cabo el 1 de marzo de 2023.

Halley tuvo que luchar por su vida despus de que la apualaran varias veces, en la garganta, la espalda, el pecho, las manos, los dedos y los tobillos Read more


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Source: 721 News
27 Oct 2022 10:02 PM

St. Maarten Drunk Driver Saga Part 1

On Saturday the 15th of October I was on my way to cheer for the St. Maarten ladies volleyball team in the ECVA competition. Unfortunately, I never made it to the game as I was struck by what would later turn out to be a drunk driver. Without diving into too much details, the police were on the scene quite promptly and all required information was taken from both parties. During the interaction with the Police the intoxicated driver was not allowed to operate his vehicle any further. This was reassuring to me as I was under the impression that once intoxicated, i.e Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2022 02:44 PM

La Parlamentara Grisha Heyliger-Marten Es Despedida Como Presidenta Del Parlamento

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Parlamento de Sint Maarten se reuni en una reunin pblica urgente el jueves 27 de octubre.

El propsito de la reunin fue agradecer a la Presidenta del Parlamento por sus servicios y relevarla de sus funciones.

Este punto de la agenda fue solicitado por los miembros del Parlamento, a saber, William Mar 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


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Source: SMN-News
06 Sep 2022 05:35 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Wheeling and dealing among politicians and civil servants continue as the government of St. Maarten struggles to stay afloat.
SMN News received some internal information on the Alegria scandal that we believe the people of St. Maarten should know.
Didnt MP Raeyhon Peterson say publicly that he always rendered 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


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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Aug 2022 01:04 PM

Mps Buscan Respuestas Sobre Acusaciones De Mala Conducta En La Escuela Secundaria

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Los miembros del Parlamento (MP) plantearon docenas de preguntas al Ministro de Educacin, Cultura, Juventud y Deporte (ECYS) Rodolphe Samuel con respecto a las denuncias de conducta sexual inapropiada que ocurrieron entre el exdirector de la escuela secundaria St. Dominic y un estudiante, y qu ha sido el enfoque del ministerio para manejar el asunto.

Samuel abri la reunin pblica del jueves con una presentacin sobre el proceso del ministerio de informar incidentes que involucran a figuras de autoridad escolar y estudiantes al ministerio 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


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