PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Monday, January 26, 2015) – United People’s (UP) Party Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Maurice Lake, this past weekend commenced with his district observation visits in his capacity as MP to see where and how he can assist Sint Maarten communities.
MP Lake said he started his back to basics district visits 2015 with his home district of St. Peters.
GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Monday, January 26, 2015)-In a press conference which was held at the Parliament Building held earlier today, Member of Parliament and Leader of the Democratic Party, Sarah Wescot-Williams updated the press on The DP's proposal regarding Parliament's integrity, The timeshare draft ordinances and The Emilio Wilson Estate.
GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Monday, January 26, 2015)-Government on Monday, January 26th submitted to Parliament the plan of approach to implement the recommendations of the three integrity reports as instructed by Parliament in a motion that was unanimously passed by Parliament on October 22, 2014. The plan addresses the General Audit Chamber Report, the Wit-Samson “Doing Things Right” and the PwC report on Integrity
Monday, January 26, 2015 -Sucker Garden, St. Maarten - The Walichi Basketball Association (WBA) & Motorworld and Jeep Presents Ladies Basketball Championship games continued last weekend and started off with a Saturday game between MGM Lightning and Learning Unlimited. MGM lead 23-13 at the half.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Monday, January 26, 2015)- The St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), the largest private business representative on the island,SHTA has taken notice of the remarks made, with respect to the implementation of the Counterpart Policy (CPP), by the honorable Members of Parliament Cornelius de Weever and Maurice Lake (in support of CPP) as well as the published opinion of the leader of the OSPP Mr. Lenny Priest (opposing CPP).
GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (Monday, January 26, 2015) (DCOMM) – Representatives from the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) namely, Louis Halley, Head of Civil Aviation, Claudius Carty, Acting Section Head of Shipping and Inspection, and Secretary General Miguel de Weever, met with the Council of Ministers (COM) recently to brief the council with respect to the current state of affairs of both departments.
SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten (Monday, January 25, 2015)—St. Maarten government representatives from the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT) and the Ministry of Justice will attend a meeting on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, hosted by the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, to discuss the possible establishment of an Automated Passport Control with officials of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and other stakeholders.