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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jul 2024 11:29 AM

From left: Finance Minister Marinka Gumbs, TEATT Minister Grisha Heyliger-Marten, Chairperson of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams and Member of Parliament Viren Kotai.

 PHILIPSBURG--The decision on whether St Read more


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GS
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ND
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2024 03:42 PM

Emilio Wilson Park Awash In Red To Mark 161 Years Since Emancipation

Parliament Chairperson Sarah Wescot-Williams and MP Silveria Jacobs were the first two officials to join the dancers at the end of Monday mornings Emancipation Day commemoration Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
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Source: 721 News
30 Jun 2024 09:38 AM

Dp Clocks 70, Unveils Candidates List On Emancipation Day

Great Bay, St. Maarten The Democratic Party of St. Maarten is celebrating its seven decades of serving the island with a gathering at the Aleeze Convention Center in Madame Estate on Monday, July 1st , 2024 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm.

The party was founded in 1954 by the late Clem Labega, with his friend, Claude Wathey leading the party for the better part of 40 years. The two of them formed a formidable team which turned the DP into a political juggernaut that governed the island uninterruptedly for almost four decades Read more


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UPP
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ECE
Source: 721 News
14 Jun 2024 12:13 AM

Gevmin Announces Sint Maarten Diaspora Database Project

THE NETHERLANDS — In the margins of the annual Interparliamentary Kingdom consultations (IPKO), the Ministers Plenipotentiary Patrice Gumbs and Deputy Gracita Arrindell hosted a reception for the Members of Parliament and members of the Sint Maarten community at the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary (Sint Maarten House), earlier this week, under the theme Connecting Horizons: Strengthening the Sint Maarten Community Abroad.

Chosen by the President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams, the theme reflects the growing call for engagement with the Sint Maarten communities abroad (the diaspora) and the Government at home.

In his address, Minister Plenipotentiary Gumbs acknowledged the differences between the communities, but that opportunities existed if we found ways to bridge the gap Read more


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HOPE
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Source: 721 News
06 May 2024 09:44 PM

New Minister Of Finance Marinka Gumbs Addresses Nation With Vision Of Unity, Progress

~ First female Minister of Finance ~

In a humbling address to the nation, newly appointed Minister of Finance Marinka Gumbs, the first woman to hold the position, stood before her fellow St. Maarteners to express profound gratitude and outline a vision for the future of the island’s economy and society.

The Minister began by acknowledging the divine grace that has allowed her to take on this pivotal role Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Apr 2024 10:09 AM

President Of Parliament Continues Courtesy Visits

From left: Parliament Secretary General Garrick Richardson; President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams with TWO local team members Leona Romeo and Tjandra Lake.

PHILIPSBURG--President of Parliament, Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams is continuing her courtesy introductory visits Read more


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Source: 721 News
24 Apr 2024 10:31 PM

Official Joint Statement From The Three Coalition Party Leaders Of Dp Pfp Now

PHILIPSBURG On Wednesday, 24 April 2024, MP Sarah Wescot-Williams (DP), MP Melissa Gumbs (PFP) and MP Christophe Emmanuel (NOW) issued a joint statement in reaction to the press release sent out by the Cabinet of the Governor Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
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SPA
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UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
23 Apr 2024 05:00 PM

District Governor Visits St. Maarten

District Governor of Sub-District 60B, Lion Dr. Carlisle Goddard, PMJF recently made his official visit to the St. Maarten Leo Club, St. Maarten South Leo Club, and the Sint Maarten Lions Club.

The District Governor was met upon his arrival by a welcoming delegation that included Lion Felix Richards, President of the Sint Maarten Lions Club, Zone Chairperson 2B, Lion Oralie Boirard, MJF, Past District Governor Lion Wally Havertong, PMJF, and Lion Dennis Lake.

The District Governor visit included an enlightening radio interview streamed live on the Viewpoint with Wendell Moore show where he expounded on the responsibilities of a District Governor and shared his experiences in visiting the various of Lion and Leo clubs within his District which comprises of 16 English and Dutch speaking islands with St Read more


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ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
23 Apr 2024 10:25 AM

Sarah Attends Intl. Mp Conference In Norway

Participants in a session facilitated by St. Maarten MP Wescot-Williams pause for a photo.

PHILIPSBURG--President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams recently returned to the island from Oslo, Norway, where she attended the 8th International Parliamentarians Conference on the Implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action (IP Read more


Candidates in this article:
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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Mar 2024 02:07 AM

Outgoing State Secretary At Parliament

Caretaker State Secretary for Kingdom Relations and Digitization Alexandra Van Huffelen, accompanied by a delegation of support staff and head of the Dutch Representation Office in Philipsburg VNP Chris Johnson, visited the House of Parliament and met with the President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams and faction leaders on Mon Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
19 Mar 2024 10:44 AM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding Nv Gebe

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten- The House of Parliament will sit in a Public meeting on March 18, 2024.

The Public meeting, which was adjourned on March 7, 2024 will be reconvened on Monday at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of General Affairs will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:

Deliberations on NV GEBE (IS/060/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023)

This meeting was requested by MP S.A. Wescot-Williams, MP G.S Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Feb 2024 09:50 AM

Unanimous Vote For Sarah As Chairperson Of Parliament

From left: First Vice Chairperson of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel, Chairperson of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams and second Vice Chair of Parliament Melissa Gumbs.

~ Emmanuel First Vice Chair, Gumbs Second Vice Chair ~

PHILIPSBURG--Democratic Party (DP) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams made history on Saturday when she became the first person to be unanimously elected to serve as Chairperson of the Parliament of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: 721 News
12 Feb 2024 09:16 AM

The Newly Elected Parliament Of Sint Maarten Held Its First Meeting, Public Meeting

Phillipsburg, Sint Maarten — The newly elected Parliament of Sint Maarten held its first meeting, Public meeting no. 11, on Saturday, February 10, 2024. In accordance with the Rules of Order for Parliament, since neither the Chairperson nor the Vice-Chairpersons of the previous period form part of the new Parliament, the Member with the longest membership and the oldest in years acts as the Chairperson. Hence, Member of Parliament, Mrs. Sarah A Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jan 2024 10:19 PM

Ursm, Dp, Pfp, Now Ink Coalition Agreement To Form New Govt.

From left: NOW leader Christophe Emmanuel, DP leader Sarah Wescot-Williams, URSM leader Dr. Luc Mercelina and PFP leader Melissa Gumbs.

PHILIPSBURG--The Unified Resilient St Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
UPP
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2024 12:58 PM

Dp Leader Votes

Democratic Party President Achken Roberto Richardson, along with a delegation of two dozen DP members, demonstrated their unwavering support for party leader Sarah Wescot Williams as she exercised her civic duty by casting her Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Dec 2023 11:42 AM

Parliament Approves 2023 Budget Amendment, 2 Motions

PHILIPSBURG--Parliament on Thursday unanimously approved the 2023 budget amendment as well as passed two motions tabled by United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Rolando Brison.

  Only eight of the 15 MPs were present for Thursdays public meeting of Parliament in which the budget amendment was voted upon. Present were United Peoples (UP) party MPs Brison and Sidharth Cookie Bijlani, Party for Progress (PFP) MP Melissa Gumbs, National Alliance (NA) MPs George Pantophlet, Angelique Romou, Hyacinth Richardson and William Marlin and independent MP Ludmila de Weever Read more


Candidates in this article:
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Source: 721 News
25 Nov 2023 01:01 PM

Mp Wescot-Williams, Focus Should Be On What Is Coming After.

THE APOLOGY FROM THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT ON ITS SLAVERY PAST.

The apology has been issued and with as much remorse as you could get in a situation like this, also with the acknowledgement by Prime Minister Rutte that he personally had it wrong all along, was MP Sarah Wescot-Williams reaction, after being present at the ceremony at USM on Monday, December 19th.

Having been present at the location on St Read more


Candidates in this article:
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USP
UPP
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PFP
Source: SMN-News
22 Nov 2023 05:31 PM

~ National Alliance with the largest turnout of supporters on Postulation Day. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- On January 11th, 2024, voters would have eight (8) political parties to choose from when they reach the polling stations to cast their votes.
The eight political parties lit up Philipsburg as they marched to the Parliament Building to submit their lists of candidates to the voting bureau that will be contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections.
At 9 am the Party for Progress (PFP) marched from Clem Labega Square chairing their leader Melissa Gumbs to submit the PFP lists of candidates Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
17 Nov 2023 09:10 PM

Question Hour With The Minister Of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport And Telecommunication Regarding Taxi And Bus Licenses.

PHILIPSBURG:---The House of Parliament will sit in a Public session on November 20, 2023.
The Public meeting is scheduled for Monday at 13.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:
Question hour: Questions from MP S.A. Wescot-Williams directed to the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication regarding taxi and bus licenses (IS/076/2023-2024 dated October 4, 2023)

The intention of a question hour is to create the possibility for Members of Parliament to exercise their supervisory activities by posing questions and interacting with Ministers on current matters Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
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NA
SPA
HOPE
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UD
Source: SMN-News
08 Nov 2023 03:38 PM

Democratic Party (Dp) Responds To Hillaire.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Its not the intention of the Board of the Democratic Party (DP) to join the political frays that mar our country today. Political candidates and hopefuls are seeking where to position themselves, as to get on a list, one needs to align oneself with a political party. A political party that, according to our laws, must be an association with political objectives, vision, and platform Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
08 Nov 2023 11:41 AM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Proposed National Health Insurance (Nhi) Rescheduled.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The urgent Public meeting no. 04 that was adjourned on October 12, 2023 in the first round with as agenda point:
Deliberations on the proposed National Health Insurance (IS/059/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023). This agenda point was requested by MP S.A. Wescot-Williams, MP G.S. Heyliger-Marten, and MP C.T Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
07 Nov 2023 04:23 PM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Proposed National Health Insurance (Nhi)

PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a Public meeting on November 8, 2023.
The Public meeting which was adjourned on October 12, 2023, will be reconvened on Wednesday at 09.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:
Deliberations on the proposed National Health Insurance (IS/059/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023)
This agenda point was requested by MP S.A Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: SMN-News
06 Nov 2023 01:03 PM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding Nv Gebe Postponed.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The continuation of Public meeting no. 03 of Parliament which was to be held today Monday, November 6, 2023, at 14.00hrs. with as agenda point:

Deliberations on NV GEBE (IS/060/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023)

This meeting was requested by MP S.A. Wescot-Williams, MP G.S. Heyliger-Marten, and MP C.T. Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
06 Nov 2023 08:43 AM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding Nv Gebe.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a Public meeting on November 6, 2023.
The Public meeting, which was adjourned on October 11, 2023 will be reconvened on Monday at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of General Affairs will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:
Deliberations on NV GEBE (IS/060/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A. Wescot-Williams, MP G.S Read more


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