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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Jan 2020 07:50 AM

Frans Richardson Is Found Guilty In Emerald Investigation

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – on Wednesday, the Court of First Instance found the leader of the USP and outgoing Member of Parliament, Frans Richardson guilty in the Emerald investigation.

The former Chief Executive Officer at the St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Jan 2020 05:40 AM

Update: Mp Frans Richardson Found Guilty Of Accepting Bribes For Dredging Project

Member of Parliament Frans Richardson at the Courthouse. (File photo)

PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament (MP) Frans Richardson was sentenced to 36 months for his role in an investigation into corruption at Port of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Jan 2020 09:13 PM

Mp Richardson, Mingo And Arrindell Found Guilty Of Bribery And Port Fraud

PHILIPSBURG--The Court of First Instance found Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the St. Maarten Port Authority Mark Mingo and businessman ONeal Arrindell guilty as charged in the so-called Emerald investigation into large-scale fraud in the Port of St. Maarten.

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Source: SMN-News
29 Jan 2020 04:27 PM

~ MP Frans Richardson lost voting rights for 5 years, Mingo unable to work for Government-owned companies.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Lawyers representing Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, Mark Mingo, and Oneal Arrindell all heard via teleconference on Wednesday that their clients were all convicted all charges brought against them in the Emerald Investigation which involves fraud at the Port of St Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
08 Jan 2020 06:17 AM

US Party leader Frans Richardson.

PHILIPSBURG--The United St. Maarten Party (US Party) elaborates on some of its Read more


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PFP
Source: 721 News
03 Jan 2020 01:52 AM

Seven Political Leaders In The Political Debate 2020 Organized By Pjd-2 Radio & Sxm Daily News


PHILIPSBURG, ST. MAARTEN — PJD-2 Radio & SXM Daily News is hosting a Political Debate 2020 to introduce and present the parties Leaders who are contesting the upcoming Island/Parliamentary election on Sunday, January 5, 2020 which will allow them to give the general public their party’s ideologies and views on the relevant issues.

The debate will broadcast live via St. Maarten Cable TV channel 115 and via www.stmaartenmediacenter.com and facebook.

Doors open at 7pm and everyone should be seated at 7.30pm because the live broadcast will start promptly at 8pm and end at 11pm.

The debate will be at the Musical Institute Building on Backstreet next to the alley leading to A.C Read more


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USP
HOPE
Source: The Daily Herald
23 Feb 2018 03:15 PM

PHILIPSBURG--Ten days after his arrest, United St. Maarten (US) party leader Frans Richardson was released from pre trial detention on Friday– three days before the parliamentary elections, which he is contesting as the number one candidate on the US slate.

He remains a suspect in the “Squid” and “Emerald” investigations. In a press release issued after his release, Richardson’s attorney Sjamira Roseburg of Sulvaran & Peterson Law Firm, said her client’s detention was not necessary at this time and indicated that his detention seemed to be aimed at undermining his campaign and intended to influence the outcome of Monday’s snap parliamentary elections.

“The investigation has been running since 2016 and the co-suspects are already free Read more


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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
23 Feb 2018 12:36 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Frans Richardson has been released from pretrial detention today Friday, February 23rd, 2018/ Richardson has spent 10 days behind bars as the TBO team investigates his role in the Squid and Emerald Investigation.

Suspect F.G.R. (1968) was released from pre-trial detention today but still remains a suspect in the “Squid” and “Emerald” investigations.

F.G.R., was arrested on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Feb 2018 06:40 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Director of Windward Roads Janhendrik Boekaar has been released on Wednesday while Member of Parliament Frans Richardson remains behind bars.
Reports reaching SMN News states that Boekaar was released around 4 pm on Wednesday.  The spokesperson for the Prosecutor Office Hazel Durand said in a statement that the suspect J.B Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
19 Feb 2018 10:56 PM

William: Timing Of Frans Detention Should Not Be Seen As Coincidence

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — National Alliance #23 candidate William Marlin said in a press release on Monday that the timing of the detention of United St. Maarten party leader Member of Parliament Frans Richardson is strange and seems to be intended to influence the outcome of the February 26, snap parliamentary elections.

“It should not be seen as any coincidence”, Marlin said Read more


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NA
USP
Source: SMN-News
19 Feb 2018 09:36 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- National Alliance #23 candidate William Marlin said in a press release on Monday that the timing of the detention of United St. Maarten party leader Member of Parliament Frans Richardson is strange and seems to be intended to influence the outcome of the February 26, snap parliamentary elections.

“It should not be seen as any coincidence”, Marlin said Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
18 Feb 2018 07:27 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The United St. Maarten (US) party hosted its largest public meeting to date on Saturday, February 17 in Philipsburg and its candidates had one unified message: They were well prepared by their leader Frans Richardson to overcome any obstacle and focus solely on St Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
16 Feb 2018 05:02 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The leader of the United St. Maarten Party and Member of Parliament Frans Richardson along with the Director of Windward Roads Janhendrik Boekaar have to spend the next eight days behind bars as the investigators for the TBO team continue with their investigations. A statement from the Prosecutor Office on Friday states that both suspects, detained on Wednesday in Sint Maarten, will remain in detention. J.H.B Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Feb 2018 07:13 PM

Prime Minister Romeo-Marlin Believes In The Legal Process.

DEN HAAG:--- The news of the arrest of Member of Parliament Frans Richardson has the attention of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin; she stated, “It is regrettable that as a young country we find ourselves in this situation once again, where the integrity of the highest body (Parliament) is being tested Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
15 Feb 2018 01:02 AM

Usp Board: Leader Maintains His Innocence, Candidates Will Push On

ST PETERS, Sint Maarten — The board of the United St. Maarten Party, in reaction to the detention of its leader MP Frans Richardson, on Wednesday said their leader maintains his innocence and expects to be fully vindicated of all chargers. The board and candidates stands behind its leader and his family and awaits with confidence the outcome of any trial before a court of law.

The timing of the arrest has however not gone unnoticed, so close before an election Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
14 Feb 2018 09:30 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten Party, in reaction to the detention of its leader MP Frans Richardson, on Wednesday said their leader maintains his innocence and expects to be fully vindicated of all charges. The board and candidates stand behind its leader and his family and await with confidence the outcome of any trial before a court of law.

The timing of the arrest has however not gone unnoticed, so close before an election Read more


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UPP
Source: SMN-News
14 Feb 2018 02:23 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United Peoples Party Frans Richardson and Director of Windward Roads Janhendrik Boekaar have been detained by members of the TBO team.
The Spokesperson of the Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed that raids were conducted and two persons were detained Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
14 Feb 2018 01:58 PM

Update: Frans Richardson And Janhendrik Boekaar Arrested By Member Of The Tbo Team

~ Two arrests on Sint Maarten, one home seized ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The anti-corruption team TBO executed two searches in homes and one in a company on Sint Maarten. Two suspects were arrested. One home was seized.

Member of Parliament (MP) Frans Richardson

The arrest of F.G. R. (1968) is the result of the research “Emerald”, an investigation into fraud and corruption in the port of Sint Maarten Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
11 Feb 2018 05:12 PM

Frans Asks Gebe To Expedite Restoration To Parts Of Cay Bay.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament and leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Frans Richardson is calling on GEBE to at least explain to residents of Cay Bay why they are still without electricity 6 months after the passing of hurricane Irma.

Richardson said while he fully compliments the staff and management of GEBE for the work they have done in restoring St Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
07 Feb 2018 07:32 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In light of the current ongoing fires at the Philipsburg landfill, the United St. Maarten (US) party is once again pointing out that the constant instability of government has effectively stalled any progress at the landfill.

Party leader Frans Richardson explained that every time government falls for whatever so-call reasons, efforts that underway stopped and the reset button is hit by every new incoming government with its own ideas.

“When will there be a start, so this reoccurring problem can stop? Only when we stop playing politics with people’s lives and get serious about governing Read more


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USP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
06 Feb 2018 12:17 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Monday questioned what the role of the Post Office will be in distributing voting cards for the February 26 Parliamentary election.
Richardson was reacting to information from the Prime Minister and Civil Registry that voting cards would be distributed via the community centers in the various districts, with several voting districts grouped together Read more


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DP
NA
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UD
Source: 721 News
24 Jan 2018 10:02 PM

Marinka Gumbs: The Way I See It….

As I ponder over the latest campaign rhetoric, coming out of the USP camp, I wonder about the use of some words and terms by the USP’s political leader. I want to give the author and the presenter of the latest USP release the benefit of the doubt, because surely had both these persons given any serious thought to the use of the word MANIPULATION, as an accusation directed to members of the United Democrats, the USP would have refrained from the word manipulation. Imagine, accusing others of manipulation and this coming from the one who is best known to have orchestrated the “Carnival Coupe” Read more

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UD
Source: SMN-News
19 Jan 2018 06:30 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Friday said the leader of the United Democrats (UD) MP Sarah Wescott-Williams continues to insult the people by persisting with manipulative ways to sow confusion in the country.

Richardson also wondered when Wescot-Williams was appointed as a Minister since she feels free to speak for the Council of Ministers and more specifically the Prime Minister Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
18 Jan 2018 05:28 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The United St. Maarten (US) party will host the first of many town hall meetings for the 2018 campaign on Tuesday, January 23. The meeting will be held at the Rupert Maynard Community Center in St. Peters from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

Leader of the US MP Frans Richardson said although the party is still very young, but going into its third campaign, the principle of going to the people remains the same Read more


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