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By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

President of Parliament: “Conviction Schotte bad publicity for politics”

WILLEMSTAD - President of Parliament William Millerson thinks Schotte's verdict is not the best advertisement for politics. He says so in response to the ruling of the Supreme Court. The Court sees no reasons to More...

By Edition On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Doing Nothing Corporation

Despite the fact that more and more companies are forced to cut back on their staff, the aforementioned club seems to increasingly enjoy the interest of local politicians. One is abroad for some singing performances, More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 5th, 2018

CFT asks about salary cut of St. Maarten politicians

THE HAGUE - The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT wants to know when the St. Maarten government intends to carry out the earlier promise to cut the salaries of ministers and members of Parliament by ten per More...

By Edition On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Jan Paternotte new chairman Kingdom Relations Committee

THE HAGUE - Jan Paternotte of the Democratic Party D66 is the new Chairman of the Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament. Paternotte (34), who was unanimously elected More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Central Trade Union: ‘Not all trade unions want to cooperate’

WILLEMSTAD - The joint trade unions organized a conference for tomorrow evening to get everyone looking in the same direction. According to trade union leader Edward St Jacobs of the SSK, the Sentral Sindikal di More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Dos Santos MP tops absentee list

WILLEMSTAD - Amparo Dos Santos is the most absent Member of Parliament in the third quarter. Again, because since the election, he is at the top of the absentee list every quarter. Of the nine meetings, the faction More...

By Edition On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Melvin Cijntje resigns from the Pubelo Soberano party

WILLEMSTAD - Melvin Cijntje says goodbye to Pueblo Soberano. The former Member of Parliament believes that it unacceptable that the party appointed Ben Whiteman as party leader without first calling all members More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

The Netherlands looks away, and the Venezuelan refugee is the victim

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - People in need are the victims of a political conflict between the Netherlands and Curaçao, according to Irene Broekhuijse, assistant professor at VU University Amsterdam. The Netherlands More...

By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018

Whiteman wants to lead Pueblo Soberano party

WILLEMSTAD - Former Prime Minister Dr. Bernhard Whiteman wants to lead opposition party Pueblo Soberano. He has nominated himself a candidate for the leadership position which became vacant after Jaime Cordoba, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

St. Maarten: MP Brison to Minister of Finance: Respect our Constitution Follow your own advice

PHILIPSBURG - Member of Parliament MP Rolando Brison for the USP faction, has expressed disappointment in the Minister of Finance for his handling thus far of the country’s 2019 budget. The budget, which as per More...