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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:
RSM
DP
NA
SPA
ND
PFP
URSM
NOW
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:
NA
SPA
ND
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2024 12:49 PM

Pfp Leader Votes

 Party leader of the Party for Progress (PFP) Melissa Gumbs after casting her vote at the Melford Hazel Sports and Recreational Center. Read more

Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Dec 2023 11:57 PM

Minister Of Justice Co-Signs Justice Legislative Package On Wednesday

Minister of Justice Anna Richardson signing the justice legislative package during Wednesday's ceremony.

 

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Justice Anna Richardson co-signed the justice legislative package at the Government Administration Building on Wednesday, December 27.

The official signing of the national decrees solidified the legal position of officers and established essential structures for human resources management in the Ministry of Justice.

The signing encompassed the national decree containing general measures for the legal position of officers with police tasks, the new police salary scales and the national decree to enact the legal position and approved function book.

In her address, Richardson acknowledged the challenges faced on the journey to this point and expressed her pleasure in bringing it to a successful conclusion Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
USP
ND
UD
PFP
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:
NA
SPA
ND
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
08 Dec 2023 12:14 PM

Pfp Presents Party Manifesto: Focus On Improving Quality Of Life For All

Party for Progress, led by Melissa Gumbs (centre), presented 10 candidates for the January 11, 2024, elections.

PHILIPSBURG--In presenting the Party for Progress (PFP) 2024-2028 manifesto, titled Five for the Future: Working Today to Transform Tomorrow, party leader Melissa Gumbs said: We have prepared this document under what remains the PFPs central vision and intended governing theme of improving quality of life for all on St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
18 Oct 2023 02:05 AM

Gumbs Asks For Update On Curtain Trajectory

PHILIPSBURG--Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament (MP) Melissa Gumbs submitted a brief letter to Prime Minister Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UD
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
21 Apr 2023 10:32 AM

No Meeting To Approve Ipko Delegation Due To No Quorum

MP Ludmila de Wever, standing, about to sign in for the meeting, which could not be held due to no quorum, on Thursday morning.

 PHILIPSBURG--Thursdays scheduled meeting of Parliament to approve the composition of the delegation to participate in the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultations IPKO and Tripartite, did not take place due to a lack of quorum.

IPKO Is scheduled to be held in The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 5.

Chairperson of Parliament Sidharth Cookie Bijlani opened a gathering of Parliament, and told MPs present that the meeting was not able to start as there had been no quorum Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Apr 2023 09:37 AM

Pfp Faction Suspects Procurement Fraud In Awarding Of District Cleaning Contracts

PHILIPSBURGThe Party for Progress (PFP) faction in Parliament is requesting information from Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran regarding the 2022-2025 District Cleaning Tendering and Awarding Process. PFP believes there is reason to suspect fraud being committed.

A March 31, 2023, letter to the minister, signed by Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson said there are valid concerns of fraud and/or corruption related to this tendering process, similar to the concerns expressed in the Ombudsmans 2022 Systemic Investigation Report into the garbage collection tendering process Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Mar 2023 11:56 PM

Mps Want The Diamond Estate Ruins Rebuilt At Offenders Expense, Rubble On Monument List

MPs preparing to vote on the motion during Thursdays meeting.

~ Pass motion to this effect ~

PHILIPSBURG--Taking legal action against the persons who demolished the Diamond Estate ruins, rebuilding the historical site at the offenders expense and having government expedite efforts for the area and the remaining rubble to be placed on the protected monument list were among the actions Members of Parliament (MPs) want to see executed in a motion passed on Thursday.

  The motion, which was tabled by United Peoples (UP) party MP Rolando Brison, was passed by 10 MPs voting in favour and none against Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Mar 2023 06:24 PM

Mp De Weever Finds New Political Home With Pfp

From left: PFP MP Raeyhon Peterson, independent MP Ludmila de Weever and PFP MP Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jan 2023 11:58 PM

Duncan, Gumbs, Grisha Seek Urgent Meeting On Heritage Preservation

PHILIPSBURG--Independent Members of Parliament (MPs) Solange Ludmila Duncan and Grisha Heyliger-Marten, as well as Party for Progress (PFP) MP Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
17 Jan 2023 11:49 PM

Revitalize The Lagoon, Do Not Place Further Environmental Stress On It, Says Pfp Faction

The Simpson Bay Bridge.

PHILIPSBURG--The newly appointed Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT) Leo Lambriex priority of widening the Simpson Bay Bridge raised concerns with the Party for Progress (PFP) Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Sep 2022 10:56 PM

Ipko Talks About Democratic Deficit, Kingdom Without Tensions Unfeasible

St. Maarten MPs Melissa Gumbs (left) and Sarah Wescot-Williams during Wednesdays IPKO meeting. (Otti Thomas photo)


THE HAGUE--There will always be tensions wi Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
20 May 2022 01:12 PM

Pfp Expels Co-Founder, Who Calls Move Drastic

Charlon Pompier

PHILIPSBURG--Party for Progress (PFP) has severed ties with its co-founder Charlon Pompier, who called the move an extreme and sudden form of drastic action.

  Pompier was informed of his expulsion from the party via a letter dated May 17 Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
03 May 2022 11:58 PM

Pfp Proposes A New Trust Fund As Coho Alternative In Position Paper

PFP MP Raeyhon Peterson.

 ~ Suggests 12.5 per cent cuts eliminated by year end ~

PHILIPSBURG--Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson have outlined an alternative to the Caribbean Body for Reform and Development COHO in a position paper sent to the Parliaments of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Apr 2022 11:48 PM

Pfp: Govt.S Media Policy Sets Dangerous Dictator-Like Precedent Of Press Censorship

From left: PFP MPs Raeyhon Peterson and Melissa Gumbs.

~ Requests meeting to discuss ~

PHILIPSBURG--Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
25 Mar 2022 12:00 AM

Pfp Denounces Mp Rolando BrisonS Disregard For Advisory CouncilS Report

PHILIPSBURG--After reviewing an advice rendered on the proposed Tourist Health Levy drafted by Member of Parliament (MP) Rolando Brison, Party for Progress (PFP) MPs Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Nov 2021 06:02 PM

Pfp Requests Public Meeting To Vote On President Of Parliament

~ UD, UP, USP and Emmanuel sign on ~

PHILIPSBURG - Stemming from the recently leaked, controversial statements of President of Parliament Rolando Brison, Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson have called on MP Brison to resign from his position Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Oct 2021 12:04 AM

Pfp Berates PmS Approach To Censor Press And Public

PFP MP Melissa Gumbs                    PFP MP Raeyhon Peterson.

~ Wants whistle Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Sep 2021 10:43 AM

Minister Doran Publicly Apologises For Insulting Ombudsman Mossell

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran has publicly apologised for his letter to Ombudsman Gwendolyn Mossel.

  Doran had been urged to do so by Members of Parliament (MPs), who unanimously called his letter abominable.

  On Tuesday, Doran wrote to the ombudsman, who had asked the minister questions about Vineyard Heights/Over The Bank and announced a systemic investigation into the allocation of pieces of land, saying that he suspected that the ombudsman was not impartial in this matter.

  These properties and the allocations of same that you are seeking clarification on are directly tied into person that you were/are legally and/or physically involved with Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Aug 2021 11:36 PM

Gumbs Reflects On Opportunities For Collaboration Coming Out Of Ipko

From left: MP Gwendell Mercelina Jr. (Partido Nashonal di Pueblo, Curaao), MP Melissa Gumbs (Party for Progress, St. Maarten) and MP Miguel Mansur (ACCION21, Aruba).

 ~ Disappointed some local MPs did not attend ~

PHILIPSBURG--Taking an opposing stance to several St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Aug 2021 10:03 AM

4-Person Delegation At Ipko, Several Mps Did Not Attend

Kralendijk, Bonaire

PHILIPSBURG--Vice Chairman of Parliament and Chairman of Parliaments Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations William Marlin, along with Members of Parliament (MPs) Grisha Heyliger-Marten (UP), Melissa Gumbs (PFP), and Secretary General Garrick J Read more


Candidates in this article:
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Jun 2021 12:04 AM

Teen Times Submits Request To Include St. Maarten History In School Curriculum

Teen Times editor Lavisha Dadlani (third left) submitting its request to MP Melissa Gumbs (fourth left) on Saturday. Other Teen Times members are also in the photo.

~ Asks PFP to facilitate ~

PHILIPSBURG--Members of youth publication Teen Times have requested that the Party for Progress (PFP) faction in Parliament take whatever steps it deems necessary to facilitate the inclusion of St Read more


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