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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...

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By Edition On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Kingdom ministers not popular

WILLEMSTAD - The Kingdom ministers enjoy little trust in the Dutch public. Public opinion researcher Maurice de Hond examined the popularity of all ministers. Minister of Foreign Relations Stef Blok dangles at the More...

By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018

St. Maarten: Meyers dispels misinformation about coalition government crisis

PHILIPSBURG - A lunch on Tuesday between two St. Maarteners who happen to also be politicians has spawned a stream of misinformation about a possible coalition crisis. However, this is far from the truth. There More...

By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018

Integrity Office focuses on prevention and enforcement

WILLEMSTAD - The legislation for an integrity bureau has been completed and is being sent to the Advisory Council. If everything goes according to plan, adjustments can be made at the end of October in order to More...

Dos Santos
By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018

Dos Santos again last on the attendance list parliament

WILLEMSTAD - Members of Parliament and leaders of their respective political parties Amparo Dos Santos and Gerrit Schotte are the most absent during parliamentary meetings. Both were present at 8 of the 21 meetings. More...

Theo Heyliger
By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Heyliger’s fate in the hands of Joint Court

PHILIPSBURG - The Prosecutor of St. Maarten held a hearing with the Joint Court of Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten on Tuesday seeking permission to bring criminal charges against Member of Parliament (MP) Theodore More...

By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Schotte’s case in Cassation Court continues

WILLEMSTAD - The cassation case of the leader of the opposition party MFK, Gerrit Schotte continues as usual. Last week, some radio and TV stations on the island reported that the Supreme Court in the Netherlands More...

By Edition On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Humphrey Davelaar has left the PNP party

WILLEMSTAD - Humphrey Davelaar has left the PNP party. The former political leader of that party says he no longer receives support from his own party members. Under his leadership, the green party did not win a More...

By Edition On Monday, June 4th, 2018

More than oil; why Venezuela matters

Late Venezuelan President Chávez said in 2012 that his country had finally regained its independence from the evil Yankee empire when it signed a total of 8 oil cooperation agreements with Russia. He predicted More...