IPKO :“I feel your pain,”‘ Chairperson of the St. Maarten Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams said Thursday. addressing representatives of Saba, St. Eustatius and Bonaire. “Continue your efforts for issues that are important to your people. Nobody knows these issues better than the people who were elected. In St. Maarten we also hear gentle sounds about new structures. But I think there are topics that deserve much more attention of the parliament.”
Wescot-Williams made her comments during the second day of the Inter-Parliamentary Consultation for the Kingdom IPKO in The Hague. It was an historic meeting, as it was the first time since the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles that all six Caribbean Islands were present at the IPKO.