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Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations to meet about IPKO and Tripartite

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations (CKAIR), will meet on November 14, 2019.

The urgent CKAIR Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 9.30 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is: Discussion on ratified dates for IPKO and Tripartite Curaçao January 2020.

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1 www.pearlfmradio.sxvia the internet www.sxmparliament.organd Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

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MHF organizes Family Support Meeting for Saturday

CAY HILL - Next Saturday, November 16th, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) organizes the sixth edition of the Family Support Meeting!

“Would you like to know more about mental health in general? Or do you have a friend or family member who is having a hard time or could need help? The support of the people close to you can make a huge difference!

“Besides the opportunity for everyone to share whatever is on their heart, the additional topic for this meeting is: How to deal with addiction and aggression.

“Are you interested in this topic or want to know what you can do to help? Come to the meeting at 5-6PM. As always, refreshments and snacks will be served,” MHF said in a statement.

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CARIBBEAN AIRLINES FLIGHT BW 526 DIVERTED DUE TO ENGINE PROBLEM

SINT MAARTEN/TRINIDAD – Caribbean Airlines confirms that flight BW 526 bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York from Guyana, diverted to Nassau, Bahamas due to a mechanical issue with one of its engines, the airline said in a press statement on Sunday.

There were 134 passengers and seven (7) crew on board. The flight landed safely at 10.51 p.m. and was met by airport services. The aircraft taxied to a gate where customers and crew deplaned normally.

The aircraft has been withdrawn from service and all appropriate inspections and procedures are in progress to return it to service in good time.

Caribbean Airlines assures all stakeholders that safety is our number one priority and thanks its valued customers for their continued support and understanding.

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Ministry VROMI Traffic Alert: Police Escort of Trailer on Sunday

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that on Sunday, November 10, the police will be escorting a trailer from Orange Grove road in Cole Bay to Mullet Bay Beach.

There will be an interruption in the traffic flow at 3.00AM on the following roads: Orange Grove road, Union road, Causeway Bridge, Airport road and Rhine road.

The temporary disruption will be approximately 25 minutes Motorists are advised to be vigilant and observant of the police escort and the trailer.

Ministry VROMI apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding the current financial status of SZV and the revenue losses post-hurricanes Irma and Maria

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on November 8. The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor will be present.

The Continuation Central Committee meeting no. 09 which was adjourned on February 22, 2019 will be reconvened on Friday, at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is: The current financial status of SZV and the revenue losses since the passing of hurricanes Irma and Maria (IS/116/2018-2019 dated September 26, 2018).

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1 www.pearlfmradio.sxvia the internet www.sxmparliament.organd Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

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Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the draft National Ordinance revision pension civil servants

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on, November 8. The Minister of General Affairs will be present.

The Central Committee meeting which was adjourned on October 22, 2019 will be reconvened on Friday, at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is:

National ordinance amending the National Ordinance on Pension for civil servants, amending the National Ordinance age limit civil servants, and repealing the Long-term Allowance regulation pensioners 1943 (National Ordinance revision pension civil servants) (Parliamentary Year 2018-2019-121)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1 www.pearlfmradio.sxvia the internet www.sxmparliament.organd Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

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Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform of Parliament to meet about the National Decree about the dissolution of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Ad Hoc Committee Electoral Reform (AHCER), will meet on, November 7.

The Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda points are:

  1. Terms of Reference Electoral Reform
  2. National Decree dated October 3, 2019, no. LB-19/0675

(IS/106/2019-2020 dated October 4, 2019)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1 www.pearlfmradio.sxvia the internet www.sxmparliament.organd Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

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Plenary public session of Parliament about the recent IMF criticism of the CFT and review of the Kingdom Law Financial Supervision

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a plenary public meeting on November 7. The Minister of Finance will be present.

The public meeting which was adjourned on October 8, 2019 will be reconvened on Thursday, at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda points are:

  1. The recent IMF criticism of the CFT and its intent to recommend an instruction for Curaçao
  2. Review of the Kingdom Law Financial Supervision against the backdrop of St. Maarten's economic development

IS/1188/2018-2019 dated June 19, 2019

(This meeting was requested by MP C.A.H. Peterson, MP J.C. James and MP S.M. Bijlani)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1 www.pearlfmradio.sxvia the internet www.sxmparliament.organd Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

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Committee of Parliament to meet about the current status of the Sint Maarten Jubilee Library

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Committee of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Affairs (CECYSA), will meet on, November 6.

The Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Board of the Sint Maarten Jubilee Library will be present

The agenda points are: Current status of the Sint Maarten Jubilee Library and Staf; The current financial situation of the Sint Maarten Jubilee Library; Status of the future plans for a new library building.

(IS/1318/2018-2019 dated July 26, 2019)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1 www.pearlfmradio.sxvia the internet www.sxmparliament.organd Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

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Plenary session of Parliament about National Ordinance Land Taxes

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a plenary public meeting on November 6, 2019. The Minister of Finance will be present.

The public meeting which was adjourned on March 8, 2019 and rescheduled for May 24, 2019 but was not held due to a lack of quorum, will be reconvened on Wednesday, at 17.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is: National Ordinance to amend the General National Ordinance Land Taxes in connection with international obligations (Parliamentary Year 2017-2018-106).

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1 www.pearlfmradio.sxvia the internet www.sxmparliament.organd Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

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