Central Committee of Parliament to Meet April 24

The Central Committee of Parliament will meet April 24 with respect to official travel to Parlatino.

The central committee will meet on Wednesday at 2.00pm in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Philipsburg.


The Central Committee will be requested to approve the travel of the President of Parliament to Panama to attend a meeting of the Junta Directiva (board) of Parlatino that is scheduled for May 10.

Parlatino is the Latin American Parliament, a regional permanent organization composed by the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Parlatino was created in 1964. The purpose of Parlatino is to promote, human rights, economic and social development; to maintain and foster relations with other geographic parliaments, as well as international organizations; and to promote self-determination and defense against imperialism and colonialism.

The Parliament of Sint Maarten became a member of Parlatino in the latter quarter of 2010.

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 120, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, the audio via the Internet www.pearlfmradio.com, and also via www.sxmparliament.org.