Representatives of trade unions in St. Maarten were out in full force during Thursday’s meeting.
~ Smith says law should be revisited, resubmitted ~
PHILIPSBURG--Several Members of Parliament (MPs) expressed concern on Thursday about aspects of the draft national ordinance amending the pension regulations for civil servants. At least one MP suggested that the draft be revisited and resubmitted to Parliament.
VROMI Minister Christopher Wever (standing) addressing Parliament on Thursday.
PHILIPSBURG--Representatives of St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) did not attend Thursday’s urgent plenary public session of Parliament, which saw Members of Parliament (MPs) across the political spectrum voice criticism and concern over the foundation and its operation.
Formateur Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.
PHILIPSBURG--Formateur and leader of the National Alliance (NA), interim Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has met with the candidate ministers, who are expected to make up the new Council of Ministers and she is hoping to have “all the necessary information” to present to Governor Eugene Holiday by the end of this week.