Arrindell fuels drive for independence

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GREAT BAY – Former Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Dr. Rhoda Arrindell has expressed optimism about the independence movement for St. Maarten. In her opinion, most of the current parliamentarians are realizing that independence is best for St. Maarten and this she believes will help propel the movement to another level. Petition More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

PM Marlin: “We don’t need an Integrity Chamber”

GREAT BAY – Prime Minister William Marlin was “flabbergasted” when he read that the Dutch government had appointed Hans Leijtens as the quartermaster for the Integrity Chamber. At the same time, Marlin noted More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Perry Geerlings sworn in

GREAT BAY – Governor Eugène Holiday administered the oath of office on Tuesday to new Member of Parliament Perry Geerlings at the Governor’s Cabinet. Geerlings takes the seat for the Democratic Party left More...

By webadmin On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Marlin has until December 12 to present new government

GREAT BAY – After the consultations of last Thursday Governor Eugène Holiday met with the leader of the National Alliance William Marlin on Friday to discuss the process to come to the formation of a new More...

By webadmin On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

NA-UP coalition fails: new agreement with DP and USp

GREAT BAY – The coalition of National Alliance and United People’s party is up in the air after the NA signed a coalition agreement with the Democratic Party and the United St. Maarten Party. The three parties More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Braam keeps his seat

WILLEMSTAD – Independent MP and general practitioner Eduard Braam will not surrender his seat to the PAR for the time being, Dick Drayer reports on Caribisch Netwerk. He will assess per topic whether he is going More...

By webadmin On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Credentials approved, governor administers oath of office today

GREAT BAY – The last meeting of the outgoing parliament began – for a change – exactly at 10 a.m. last Friday morning, though two members were missing in action at the beginning of the meeting. Governor Holiday More...

By webadmin On Friday, October 28th, 2016

Gracita Arrindell (PPA) fails to submit donation-registration

GREAT BAY – Seven of the fourteen candidates on the list of the People’s Progressive Alliance (PPA) that took part in the September 26 elections have failed to submit a registration of their donations to the More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

More than 50 candidates have not filed donation registration

GREAT BAY – With only today and tomorrow left for candidates that took part in the September 26 elections 42 percent of them (53) have not yet submitted their donation registration to the Electoral Council. More...

By webadmin On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

UP submits all financials to the Electoral Council

GREAT BAY – The United People’s (UP) party submitted yesterday its full slate of candidate financials related to September 26 elections to the Electoral Council.  Treasurer Earl Wyatt submitted the financials More...