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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Nov 2022 12:35 AM

Sarah Condemns Humiliating Body Searches, Less Would Lead To Suspensions, Resignations

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams.

PHILIPSBURG--Sad and unacceptable were the terms used by United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Nov 2022 06:33 PM

Los Parlamentarios De La Oposicin Se Sienten Silenciados Y Amordazados Por La Coalicin

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Los miembros de la oposicin en el Parlamento (MP) dicen que ellos, y por extensin la gente de St. Maarten, estn siendo amordazados y silenciados en la legislatura.

Esta opinin fue expresada por varios parlamentarios, que organizaron una conferencia de prensa conjunta en la Cmara del Parlamento el mircoles. En la conferencia de prensa estuvieron los parlamentarios independientes Christophe Emmanuel, Ludmila de Weever y Grisha Heyliger-Marten y la parlamentaria de United Democrats (UD) Sarah Wescot-Williams.

Una de las formas en que se silencia a los parlamentarios es que no se cumplen las solicitudes de reuniones Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Nov 2022 10:40 PM

Request For More Speaking Time Sparks Walkout In Budget Amendment Meeting

~ 2022 budget amendments passed ~

PHILIPSBURG--A request by United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams for the speaking time in Tuesday mornings 2022 budget amendment meeting to be extended to t Read more


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DP
UD
Source: 721 News
11 Nov 2022 09:59 PM

The Much Anticipated Dp Meeting Has Been Postponed Until Further Notice

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Democratic Party (DP) leader MP Sarah Wescot on Friday informed the general public that the much anticipated DP meeting this Saturday has been postponed until further notice.

However, the DP leader explained the postponement is only for a short period, as we allow the many events scheduled for the same date to take precedence and truth be told, t Read more


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UD
Source: 721 News
11 Nov 2022 09:54 PM

Mp George Pantophlet: Irresponsible Behavior

There is no plausible argument for the irresponsible behavior displayed on Monday November 7, 2022 by the so called representatives of the people of St. Maarten who were present but did not sign in to allow the meeting to discuss the Unity Flag to be held. It is an insult to the persons who were present and more so an act of self above country when it comes to the people of St. Maarten both North and Southern side.

To add insult to injury, when it was decided to hold an informal meeting or gathering these perpetrators decided to attend and some even took pictures which is total hypocrisy Read more


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DP
UD
Source: SMN-News
11 Nov 2022 07:11 PM

Democratic Party Meeting Postponed.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Democratic Party (DP) leader MP Sarah Wescot on Friday informed the general public that the much anticipated DP meeting this Saturday has been postponed until further notice.

However, the DP leader explained, the postponement is only for a short period, as we allow the many events scheduled for the same date to take precedence, and truth is told, the response has be Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Nov 2022 11:08 PM

Sarah Wants To Know Status Of Govt., Says Rush To Remove Grisha, Yet No New Chair

PHILIPSBURG--What the current status and state of the sitting government is, is a question that United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams wants answered.

  She said on Tuesday that althoug Read more


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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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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


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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


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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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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
21 Aug 2022 11:59 PM

Sarah: In-Depth Investigation Needed Of Alleged Inappropriate Conduct At School

Sarah Wescot-Williams.


~ Says youth law should be considered ~

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Read more


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PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jul 2022 11:51 PM

Sarah: Back And Forth Between Doran, Peterson Can Harm Country

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams.

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams believes that the back and forth between Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran and Party For Progress (PFP) MP Raeyhon Peterson over the Alegria case can harm St Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Jul 2022 11:15 PM

Democratic Party To Be Revived

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams

 
PHILIPSBURG--The Democratic Party (DP) will be making a comeback soon.
United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) and DP leader Sarah Wescot-Williams said on Tuesday that efforts will be made to revive the party Read more


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NA
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
29 Jun 2022 04:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Solange Ludmilla Duncan declared herself an Independent member of Parliament on Wednesday afternoon and has resigned from the National Alliance Political party that is led by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.
Duncan said that the party on which her father served no longer shares her core values since she has been a civil servant for a number of years.
It was anticipated that MP Duncan would have left the national alliance since they seemed to have drifted apart.
The Parliament of St Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jun 2022 11:19 PM

Mps Approve SarahS Proposal For Govt. To Decide When Plastic Ban Takes Effect

Initiative taker Sarah Wescot-Williams.


PHILIPSBURG--Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday unanimously approved a proposal tabled by United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams to give government the authority to determine when the ban on single-use plastics, plastic straws and Styrofoam goes into effect Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jun 2022 11:24 PM

Sarah: Another Week, Still No Word On LawrenceS Absence

UD MP Sarah Wescot-Williams.


PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams said on Sunday that she has noted with much concern that another week has gone by and there is still no news about Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Roger Lawrence and his return to office Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
20 May 2022 12:01 AM

Sarah Wants Answers On Mou With Royal Caribbean Group

~ Asks what is involved in deal to reconstruct marketplace ~

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams is seeking answers on the memorandum of understanding (MOU) that government has inked with Royal Caribbean Group and said the information she is requesting should have been shared with the legislature without it having to be requested Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
15 May 2022 11:47 PM

Sarah Tables Proposal For Govt. To Decide When Single-Use Plastic Ban Takes Effect

PHILIPSBURG--If a proposal tabled by United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams during a meeting of the Central Committee of Parliament on Friday is passed, government will be given the authority to d Read more


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NA
USP
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
04 May 2022 04:18 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Protocol having been established, I would like to simply say good afternoon, goede middag, bon tardi, to all of you here with us today and viewing online.

It is an honor for me to on behalf of the host country and Sint Maarten delegation at this IPKO to give you a presentation today on the State of Affairs of Sint Maarten.

I would like to pause here to mention MP William Marlin, a veteran politician and mentor to many of us in Parliament, myself included, who is not with us today due to a medical procedure abroad but sends his warmest regards to you all Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
03 May 2022 12:06 AM

Sarah: Coho Not Solution For Sustainable Reform

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams said on Monday that when the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation IPKO discussions get underway this Wednesday, the elephant in the room will be the draft consensus kingdom law to establish the Caribbean Body for Reform and Development COHO for the Dutch Caribbean countries Aruba, Curaao and St Read more


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UD
Source: SMN-News
01 Apr 2022 03:26 PM

Minister Lawrence Does Not Have Special Mandate.

~Information can be shared in closed-door meetings to avoid liabilities.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of TEATT Roger Lawrence told the parliament of St. Maarten that he does not have a special mandate when it comes to the government-owned company Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE). The Minister said that the shareholder decided that he would be attending parliament to respond to questions posed by parliament and to also handle the dismissal of the Chief Operations Officer Michel Hyman, while he would keep the shareholder updated Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
29 Mar 2022 12:14 AM

Sarah Calls On Cbcs To Give Stance On Crypto Currencies

UD MP Sarah Wescot-Williams.

 PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams on Monday called on Central Bank for Curaao and St Read more


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NA
UD
Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Mar 2022 10:10 PM

Pfp, Pantophlet & Wescot-Williams Solicita Cc Urgente Sobre Ciberseguridad

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Los miembros del parlamento (MP) del Partido para el Progreso (PFP) Melissa Gumbs y Raeyhon Peterson, junto con los parlamentarios George Pantophlet de National Alliance (NA) y Sarah Wescot-Williams de United Democrats (UD), han solicitado una reunin urgente del comit central del Parlamento, luego del ataque de seguridad ciberntica de la semana pasada en la empresa estatal NV GEBE.

En un comunicado de prensa del jueves 17 de marzo de 2022, N.V Read more


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