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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
02 Feb 2021 11:48 AM

Petition To Have Statue For Curaao Ex-Prime Ministers

Juancho Evertsz and Maria Liberia-Peters

THE HAGUE--Candidate Jaap Jonkers for the Christian Democratic Party CDA in the upcoming Dutch parliamentary elections wants to have statues in honour of two former Curaao prime ministers, Maria Liberia-Peters and Juancho Evertsz, in the Netherlands.

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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Feb 2021 10:42 AM

PNP got the most votes.

KEM was second.

DP is back on the ballot.

WILLEMSTAD-Trabou pa Krsou (TPK), Un Kambio pa Krsou (UKP), Krsou un Munisipio Ulandes Nobo (KUMUN), Krsou esun Miho (KEM), Partido Nashonal di Pueblo (PNP), Movementu Kousa Prom (MKP), Partido Demokrat (DP) and Vishon will participate in Curaaos upcoming elections.

  Sixteen political parties without current representation in Parliament during last weekends pre-election had two days to get the support of 789 votes for the candidate lists.

  The eight qualifying parties mentioned all received more than the minimum number of votes Read more


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DP
UPP
Source: 721 News
26 Jan 2021 07:47 AM

Up Party Condemns Dutch ChristianDemocratic PartyS Remarks About Bryson

PHILIPSBURG To read an article that shows a Member of Parliament in The Hague questioning our Partys Leader for interacting with a Citizen of St. Maarten, and making that a focal point for discussion, at a time when our people are suffering through a global pandemic, economic decline, job loss, homelessness and an uncertain future, belittles the integrity of our elected leaders.

The UP Party issued the press release Sunday evening saying it found the article that appeared in the local newspaper portrayed an arrogant insistence by Dutch Politicians that they can dictate every action our elected officials take, without regard for the masses who they represent.

The Honorable Rolando Bryson as President of Parliament has a responsibility to all Citizens of this Country and no one should be telling grown people who they can and cannot be in contact with Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jan 2021 12:32 PM

Three Caribbean List Pushers On D66 Slate

Photo:

Jurenne Hooi

THE HAGUE--Three persons of Dutch Caribbean descent will be pushing the slate of the Democratic Party D66 in the upcoming Dutch parliamentary elections. One of them is a born St. Maartener with St. Eustatius roots: Thomas Hellebrand.

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DP
UPP
Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Jan 2021 08:35 PM

Up Party Condemns Dutch Christian Democratic PartyS Remarks About Bryson

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – To read an article that shows aMember of Parliament in The Hague questioning our PartysLeader for interacting with aCitizen of St. Maarten,and making that a focal point for discussion,at a time when our people aresuffering througha global pandemic, economic decline, job loss, homelessness andan uncertain future, belittlesthe integrity of our elected leaders.

The UP Party issued the press release Sunday evening saying it found the article that appeared in the local newspaper portrayed an arrogant insistence by Dutch Politicians that they can dictate every action our elected officials take, without regard for the masses who they represent. 

The Honorable Rolando Bryson as President of Parliament has a responsibility to all Citizens of this Country and no one should be telling grown people who they can and cannot be in contact with Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jan 2021 11:36 PM

Cda Mps Enquire About Winair Loan

THE HAGUE--Members of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament of the Christian Democratic Party CDA Charis van Dam and Mustafa Amhaouch want clarity on the US $3-million mortgage loan to Windward Islands Airways International Winair.

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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jan 2021 10:49 AM

Rozendal Joined Dp

Elsa Rozendal

WILLEMSTAD--Curaao politician Elsa Rozendal has switched to the Democratic Party (DP) formerly led by her late father Boy and uncle Frank Rozendal

   Last month, she broke with the MAN and resigned as its Member of Parliament (MP). Main reason for her switch is that she feels that the COVID-19 era requires a different policy than what her ex-party and c Read more


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DP
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
31 Dec 2020 10:46 AM

Dp Statia Party Leader Hopeful For New Year

Adelka Spanner

ST. EUSTATIUS--This is always a hopeful time of year, as we celebrate the end of one year, 2020, and the beginning of another. 2020 was a difficult year for all of us with the COVID-19 pandemic. This virus disrupted the lives of people worldwide and brought economic hardship and sorrow to so many people around the world, said Democratic Party (DP) of St. Eustatius par Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
24 Dec 2020 11:33 AM

Prison Funding A Positive First Step, Says Van Dam

THE HAGUE--Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Chris van Dam of the Christian Democratic Party CDA is content with the allocation of thirty million euros by the Dutch government for the construction of a new prison and the improvement of detention facilities in St. Maarten.

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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
21 Dec 2020 10:38 AM

Statia Government And Plp Refute Claims Of Support For SneekS Trip To Netherlands

From left: Island Councilmembers Koos Sneek (independent) and Adelka Spanner (Democratic Party), Government Commissioner Marnix van Rij, and Progressive Labour Party Councilmembers Rechelline Leerdam, Clyde van Putten and Reuben Merkman. (File photo)

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DP
Source: SMN-News
09 Dec 2020 06:39 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Democratic Party of St. Maarten that was led by MP Sarah Wescot Williams has been officially dissolved and removed from the National Ordinance of Registration and Finances of Political Parties.
The Electoral Council published its decision in the National Gazette Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Dec 2020 10:59 AM

Wuite Is Number 20 On Definitive D66 Slate

Jorien Wuite

THE HAGUE--Jorien Wuite from St. Maarten is number 20 on the definitive candidates list of the Dutch Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Dec 2020 10:51 AM

List Sneek Presents Its Action Plan 2020-2023

Nicolaas Koos Sneek

ST. EUSTATIUS--The recently formed List Sneek presented its action plan 2020-2023 to Government Commissioner in St. Eustatius Marnix van Rij. The one-man faction was formed after Island Councilman Nicolaas Koos Sneek resigned from the Democratic Party (DP) almost immediately after the Island Council election of October 21.

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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Nov 2020 11:23 AM

Enquiry About Status Of Talks With St. Maarten

THE HAGUE--The Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament has enquired about the status of talks with St. Maarten regarding the third tranche of liquidity support and the associated conditions.

  The question about the status of the talks was part of a series of remarks and questions the Committee sent to State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops this week in relation to the liquidity support for Aruba, Curaao and St Read more


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DP
Source: 721 News
13 Nov 2020 09:29 AM

United Democratic Party Supports WuiteS Candidacy On Slate Of D66.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, The United Democratic Party (UDP) is thrilled by the confirmation of its member and former Minister contesting the Dutch election in March 2021 on the slate of D66. While Jorien had to resign from the UDP, we support her all the way with this courageous endeavor.

Jorien Wuite in our opinion will be an asset to the D66 Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Nov 2020 06:44 PM

Caribbean Netherlands: More Leeway, Less Poverty

The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament in session.

THE HAGUE--Parties that have published their election programme indicated that they want more manoeuvring space for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, but also more attention for the social minimum and poverty eradication.

We set a social minimum that secures a decent existence. Access to basic necessities such as medical care, drinking water and electricity are guaranteed, stated the green left party GroenLinks in its election programme Time for new realism.

The Labour Party PvdA wants the eradication of poverty to become a priority, and for rent and groceries to become affordable again Read more


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DP
Source: SMN-News
12 Nov 2020 04:16 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The United Democratic Party (UDP) is thrilled by the confirmation of its member and former Minister contesting the Dutch election in March 2021 on the slate of D66. While Jorien had to resign from the UDP, we support her all the way with this courageous endeavor.
Jorien Wuite in our opinion will be an asset to the D66 Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Nov 2020 11:38 PM

Wuite To Run On D66 Slate

Former St. Maarten minister Jorien Wuite is running number 19 on the slate of the Dutch Democratic Party D66. She hopes to bring colour to the Second Chamber.

THE HAGUE--Former St. Maarten minister Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Nov 2020 12:01 PM

Spanner Wants End To Proxy Voting In Statia

Clockwise from left: State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops, a member of his delegation, DP leader and Island Council Member Adelka Spanner and Government Commissioner Marnix van Rij.

ST. EUSTATIUS--Democratic Party (DP) leader and Island Council Member Adelka Spanner wants to see an end to proxy voting in St. Eustatius. She conveyed her sentiments on this during a meeting with Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops during his recent visit to St Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Nov 2020 11:32 AM

Parliament Supports Aid For Islands, Asks If It Is Enough

Second chamber (file picture)

THE HAGUE--The VVD, CDA, D66 and GroenLinks parties in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament are content with the financial support the Dutch government is giving Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, but wondered whether the assistance is sufficient.

While the parties stated it was good to see that there is active support for the governments, entrepreneurs and dismissed employees in the Caribbean Netherlands, they did have a number of questions for State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops Read more


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DP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
08 Nov 2020 05:11 PM

Ud Extends Us Election Congratulatory Message.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The United Democratic Party of Sint Maarten extends congratulations to President-Elect, Joe Biden, and Vice President-Elect Kamalah Harris of the United States of America.
To all the American people for massively exercising their fundamental democratic right to elect their President and Senate and House representatives: You have demonstrated that the power of the people is by the ballot.

History has been made showing that regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity, barriers have been broken Read more


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DP
HOPE
UD
Source: 721 News
08 Nov 2020 10:44 AM

Ud Extends Us Election Congratulatory Message

Philipsburg — The United Democratic Party of Sint Maarten extends congratulations to President-Elect, Joe Biden and Vice President Elect Kamalah Harris of the United States of America. To all the American people for massively exercising their fundamental democratic right to elect their President and Senate and House representatives: You have demonstrated that the power of the people is by the ballot. History has been made showing that regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity, barriers have been broken Read more

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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Nov 2020 11:00 AM

St. Eustatius Island Council Discusses SneekS Decision

Clockwise from left: Clyde van Putten (PLP), Rechelline Leerdam (PLP), Reuben Merkman (PLP), civil servant Militza Connell-Maduro, Government Commissioner Marnix van Rij, Councilwoman Adelka Spanner (DP) and Councilman Nicolaas Koos Sneek (Independent).

~ Debates Sneeks request to call faction the new Democratic Party ~

ST. EUSTATIUS--The decision of newly-elected Island Councilman Nicolaas Koos Sneek declaring himself independent from the Democratic Party (DP) on whose slate he was elected was discussed during an extraordinary meeting of the Island Council at V.A Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
02 Nov 2020 12:20 AM

Koos Sneek Leaves Dp And Declares Himself Independent

Nicolaas Koos Sneek (left) speaking at the installation ceremony of the Island Council of St. Eustatius on Thursday, October 29, with leader of the Democratic Party (DP) councilwoman Adelka Spanner (right).

ST. EUSTATIUS--Island Councilman Nicolaas Koos Sneek declared himself an independent member of the newly-elected Island Council of St. Eustatius on Friday, October Read more


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