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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:
UPP
Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2022 04:09 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Grisha Heyliger Marten, the wife of the founder of the United People's Party has officially resigned from the party the Heyliger founded.
Heyliger Marten made the announcement on Thursday afternoon on a Facebook live video 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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UPP
Source: SXMIslandTime
17 Oct 2022 03:48 PM

Parliament Strikes Down Mp BrisonS Proposal Of Order To Sack Chairlady Of Parliament

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten – On Monday, October 17th, the Parliament of Sint Maarten handled to proposal of order to thank and relieve the Chairlady of Parliament, the Honorable Grisha Heyliger Marten of her duties.

The proposal, which was supported by MPs William Marlin and George Pantophlet and presented by leader of the United Peoples Party, the Honorable Rolando Brison on Monday, September 19th was finally put to a vote on Monday Read more


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NA
UPP
Source: SMN-News
17 Oct 2022 03:26 PM

Brownbill And Arrindell Gives Coalition Partners A 6 For 9 When They Voted To Keep Grisha Heyliger Marten As Chair Of Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday the two contentious members of parliament Akeem Arrindell and Chanell Brownbill that supports the coalition of eight stunned their colleague's members of parliament of the National Alliance and United Peoples Party when they voted against placing the agenda point to remove the chairlady of parliament Grisha Heyliger Marten from the chair.

15 members of parliament cast their vote to decide whether or not the agenda point will be added to Mondays public meeting, when the votes were cast, 9 voted against while 6 voted in favor Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Oct 2022 09:26 AM

El Relevo De Grisha Como Presidente Del Parlamento Ser Manejado El Prximo Lunes

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Un punto de la agenda para relevar a la miembro del parlamento (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten United Peoples party (UP) de sus deberes como presidenta del parlamento se agregar a la agenda de una reunin programada para las 10:00a.m. del prximo lunes 17 de octubre .

La reunin del lunes es la continuacin de una reunin sobre los recortes de COVID-19 que haba sido suspendida abruptamente el 19 de septiembre en la ronda final despus de que el parlamentario de United Peoples party (UP), Rolando Brison, pidiera que se agregara un punto de agenda para agradecer a la presidenta del Parlamento por su servicio durante el pasado ao parlamentario y relevarla de estos deberes.

Heyliger-Marten suspendi abruptamente la reunin despus de preguntarle a la Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs, quien estaba en el Parlamento en ese momento, su opinin sobre la solicitud y Jacobs indic que no tena comentarios.

El 20 de septiembre, varios parlamentarios solicitaron una reunin urgente con el mismo punto del orden del da: relevar a la presidenta de sus funciones 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


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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
12 Oct 2022 01:21 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Faction leader of the National Alliance William Marlin made it known during the notifications on Wednesday that the chairlady of parliament Grisha Heyliger Marten is abusing her authority when it comes to the convening of meetings of parliament.
Marlin who is a member of 8- the member of the coalition says that some weeks ago he had a discussion with the chair on how urgent meetings are being convened Read more


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UPP
Source: SXMIslandTime
04 Oct 2022 07:28 PM

Brison Aplaude La Implementacin De La Nueva Licencia De Maternidad Y La Introduccin De La Licencia De Paternidad La Enmienda De La Diputada Tamara Leondard Finalmente Est En Vigor

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Brison ha tomado nota con satisfaccin de la nueva ley laboral que entra en vigor en octubre que ampla el permiso de maternidad de 12 a 16 semanas e introduce un nuevo permiso de paternidad de 7 das. Brison est de acuerdo con la ley laboral desde una perspectiva tanto social como legal. Socialmente, dar a los padres tiempo suficiente para prepararse para el nacimiento de su hijo y tambin estar all para un momento tan crtico de su desarrollo es algo grandioso para nuestra sociedad 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


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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


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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
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


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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


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UPP
Source: SMN-News
31 Jul 2022 03:26 PM

~Minister Roger Lawrence addresses the public~

PHILIPSBURG:---The Honourable Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs, Silveria E. Jacobs, on behalf of the Council of Ministers (COM), hereby makes known that the Honourable Roger A. Lawrence, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunication (TEATT), has resigned because of medical challenges. The Council of Ministers received Minister Lawrences formal resignation, which was accepted during its meeting of Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
PFP
Source: 721 News
14 Jul 2022 11:11 PM

Pfp: Walkouts Becoming The Norm To Keep Accountability In The Dark

PHILIPSBURG Members of Parliament (MPs) Rolando Brison of United Peoples Party (UP) and Hyacinth Richardson of National Alliance (NA) walked out of Wednesdays parliament meeting because Party for Progress (PFP) MP Raeyhon Peterson introduced an additional agenda point to discuss the parliaments confidence in Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) Egbert J Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
UPP
PFP
Source: SMN-News
06 Jul 2022 01:45 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said that the Minister of VROMI is working towards providing the answers parliament requested and he would also work on improvement. The Prime Minister was responding to questions posed by the media regarding the motion of no confidence the Party for Progress promised to table along with the other developments such as the resignation of MP Ludmilla Duncan along with the bickering within the UPP party with whom she has a coalition government.
Jacobs said after she received the letter from MP Duncan, she contacted the member of parliament who told her she would be explaining her position via the media 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


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