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HOPE
PFP
Source: 721 News
25 Jan 2022 06:07 AM

Pfp: Passing Of 2022 Budget Marks A Low Point In Modern Sint Maarten History

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Despite having independent legal advice demonstrating that the countrys draft 2022 budget is in contravention of Sint Maartens Constitution, a majority of Members of Parliament (MPs) on Monday night still passed the draft legislation.

Party for Progress (PFP) MPs Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson were among the four (4) MPs who voted against the draft legislation.

The legal advice – which was discussed by MPs during Mondays public meeting of Parliament – was compiled and signed by former Secretary-General of Parliament Nancy Joubert, LL.M, on January 7, 2022 Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Jan 2022 11:47 PM

Pfp: Passing Of 2022 Budget Marks A Low Point In Modern Sint Maarten History

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Despite having independent legal advice demonstrating that the countrys draft 2022 budget is in contravention of Sint Maartens Constitution, a majority of Members of Parliament (MPs) on Monday night still passed the draft legislation.

Party for Progress (PFP) MPs Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson were among the four (4) MPs who voted against the draft legislation. 

The legal advice – which was discussed by MPs during Mondays public meeting of Parliament – was compiled and signed by former Secretary-General of Parliament Nancy Joubert, LL.M, on January 7, 2022 Read more


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PFP
Source: 721 News
23 Jan 2022 09:52 AM

Government, Majority Of Mps Show Blatant Disregard For Sint Maarten Constitution, Says Pfp

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The eight Members of Parliament (MPs) who voted against a proposal to suspend voting on the countrys 2022 budget until after the next Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting have shown their blatant disregard for the Sint Maarten Constitution. This is what Party for Progress (PFP) MPs Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson had to say following Fridays public meeting of Parliament.

The proposal in question was brought forward by MP Gumbs on Friday afternoon during Parliaments handling of the countrys draft 2022 budget Read more


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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Jan 2022 10:38 PM

Government, Majority Of Mps Show Blatant Disregard For Sint Maarten Constitution, Says Pfp

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The eight Members of Parliament (MPs) who voted against a proposal to suspend voting on the countrys 2022 budget until after the next Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting have shown their blatant disregard for the Sint Maarten Constitution. This is what Party for Progress (PFP) MPs Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson had to say following Fridays public meeting of Parliament.

The proposal in question was brought forward by MP Gumbs on Friday afternoon during Parliaments handling of the countrys draft 2022 budget Read more


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UPP
Source: SMN-News
21 Jan 2022 12:36 PM

Parliament Missing Documents Created Storm In Parliament.

~ Documents going missing is a concern for parliament~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Two files containing documents from the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) that were sent to the Parliament of St. Maarten some two years ago that are now missing created some confusion in the Parliament of St. Maarten.
On Wednesday Member of Parliament, Christopher Emmanuel questioned why all members of parliament did not receive the documents that were sent to parliament some two years ago when UPP Faction Leader Rolando Brison was the chairman Read more


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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Jan 2022 09:24 PM

Pfp: Coalition Obsession With Pre-Clearance Is Disrespect For Airport Workers

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament (MP) Melissa Gumbs took aim at what she calls a constant push for United States (US) pre-clearance to be established Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) Read more


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PFP
Source: 721 News
20 Jan 2022 01:08 PM

Pfp: Coalition Obsession With Pre-Clearance Is Disrespect For Airport Workers

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament (MP) Melissa Gumbs took aim at what she calls a constant push for United States (US) pre-clearance to be established Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA).

US pre-clearance allows US-bound passengers to clear customs before their flight Read more


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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Jan 2022 10:13 PM

Pfp Renews Call To Establish Poverty Line, Cola

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Following Saturdays industrial action by a majority of the countrys air traffic controllers, Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson have renewed their call for Government to establish an official poverty line, as well as the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).

This weekends industrial action is symptomatic of what the entire country is currently going through Read more


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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
07 Jan 2022 12:27 AM

Pfp Poses Questions About Vromi Tender Policy

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Although on the surface the recently published Tender Procurement Policy for the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), published on 23 December 2021 in theLandscourantNational Gazette, could be seen as a step in the right direction, the measure actually contravenes the countrys National Accountability Ordinance, thus making it illegal.

This grave concern motivated Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson to submit official questions to VROMI Minister Egbert J Read more


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PFP
Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2022 07:35 AM

Pfp Poses Questions About Vromi Tender Policy

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Although on the surface the recently published Tender Procurement Policy for the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), published on 23 December 2021 in the Landscourant National Gazette, could be seen as a step in the right direction, the measure actually contravenes the countrys National Accountability Ordinance, thus making it illegal.

This grave concern motivated Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson to submit official questions to VROMI Minister Egbert J Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Jan 2022 01:53 PM

Pfp Questions Government About Ongoing Gebe Leadership Saga

PHILIPSBURG, Simt Maarten – Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson have sent questions to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) Egbert J Read more


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PFP
Source: 721 News
14 Dec 2021 09:52 AM

Pfp Against Efforts To Silence Mps, Rush Through The 2022 National Budget

~ Faction proposes to extend debates into Parliament recess ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten With only one week left before Parliament goes on recess, Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson are spearheading a proposal for MPs to continue working well into the holiday season.

The late submission of the countrys 2022 budget is the reason for the proposal Read more


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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
13 Dec 2021 06:32 PM

Pfp Against Efforts To Silence Mps, Rush Through The 2022 National Budget

~Faction proposes to extend debates into Parliament recess~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – With only one week left before Parliament goes on recess, Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson are spearheading a proposal for MPs to continue working well into the holiday season.

The late submission of the countrys 2022 budget is the reason for the proposal Read more


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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Nov 2021 05:48 PM

Pfp Urges Creation Of A Lottery Booth Policy

~Informal count reveals 130~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Alarming, troubling, and disturbing. These were the words that 16 members and supporters of Party for Progress (PFP) used to describe the number of lottery booths they tallied in an informal count on a hot and sunny Saturday, November 6, 2021.

Armed with pens, paper and mobile phones, these volunteers drove through every district in the country and marked the names and/or addresses of the lottery booths they saw Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Nov 2021 01:35 AM

Richardson Heirs Claim Vineyard: It Is Time For Redemption Now

By Jacqueline Hooftman
Source: The Daily Herald

Alfred Richardson Hassell, born in St. Maarten on November 15, 1887

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — 45 heirs of the late Alfred Richardson are the owners of the Over the Bank and Vineyard Heights area, liquidator Mylene Imelda Richardson revealed to The Daily Herald. Forty heirs have come forward to claim what is rightfully theirs, and to stop the unlawful actions of the Government of St. Maarten.

In addition to in St. Maarten, Richardson heirs reside in Curaao, Aruba, Bonaire, the Netherlands, Italy and the United States Read more


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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


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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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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Sep 2021 09:45 PM

Pfp Calls For Implementation Of Whistleblower Policy

~ Denounces Jacobs’ Approach to Censor Press and Public ~

PHILIPSBURG – Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson denounced recent statements made by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, who, during the Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday, warned that governments attention will be focused on adjusting the countrys legislation to criminalize the press and members of the public from sharing leaked internal government documents Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 Sep 2021 10:51 AM

Part 1-2-3:


A land saga at Vineyard Heights (proposed housing development in Over the Bank) is currently brewing due to 25 persons receiving long lease parcels that were also allotted to 54 persons in 2016. The situation is technical because the issuance of government land (erfpacht) has no clear policy. This leads to the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) ultimately deciding who gets land. That lack of policy eliminates checks and balances 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


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NA
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2021 11:28 PM

Erfpact Land Distribution A Known Taboo For Politicians On St. Maarten.

~ A policy is like placing a band-aid over a life sore.~

PHILIPSBURG: --- The distribution of long lease land to voters during an election is a known taboo for politicians on St. Maarten, it is one of the reasons why the Ministry of VROMI is fought for during coalition negotiations. In most cases, the best negotiator wins.

Members of Parliament that were either commissioners or ministers are guilty of receiving parcels of land for themselves their family members, close friends, and party supporters Read more


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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Sep 2021 11:08 PM

Mp Peterson: Fair Procedures For Granting Long-Lease Land Need To Be Put In Place To Prevent Abuse And Nepotism

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The brewing controversy surrounding the granting of long-lease rights in the area known as Vineyard Heights has shed light on the governments systemic lack of procedures, transparency and accountability. This is the view of Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament (MP) Raeyhon Peterson, who is renewing his call for fair policies and procedures to be put in place to prevent abuse by political authorities in the issuance of government-owned land parcels. 

From the very beginning, in 2016, the granting of parcels in the area was done in a way that was not in line with good governing practices Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Aug 2021 01:10 PM

Driver License Examiner, Vks Gun Controller Not Suspended After Causing Fatal Accident.

~ No advice sent to Minister of TEATT informing him that the civil servant is under investigation. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- The civil servant and VKS gun controller and officer Charles Samuel who caused the fatal accident on L. B Scot Road on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 is still on active duty and not suspended even though the police has started an investigation into the deadly accident that left Simpson Bay resident Jason Peterson dead.
Based on research conducted by SMN News it turned out that the driver of the SUV that was involved in the accident is the brother of Minister of Education Rodolphe Samuel.
Besides having a brother in the Council of Ministers, the driver is also a civil servant that works at the Ministry of TEATT at the Drivers License Department and is responsible for conducting the driver's licenses examination on St Read more


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PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Aug 2021 01:38 PM

Mp Peterson Calls For Reactivation Of Police Complaints Committee

MP Raeyhon Peterson advocates for the reestablishment of the Complaint Committee on Police Action. 

PHILIPSBURG--When police cross the line, you as a citizen can file a complaint with St. Maarten Police Force KPSM, but that rarely leads to disciplinary action. This has to change, there needs to be an independent complaints co Read more


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