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Source: SMN-News
13 Jan 2020 12:10 PM

People Progressive Alliance: The Voters Have Spoken.

PHILIPSBURG:--- People Progressive Alliance (PPA) leader Gracita Arrindell, stated: following the outcome of the January 9th snap elections, we offer our congratulations to the parties that obtain one seat or more in Parliament Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
HOPE
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jan 2020 06:59 AM

Gracita Arrindell

PHILIPSBURG--Peoples Progressive Alliance (PPA) leader Gracita Arrindell on Sunday expressed hope that the incoming Members of Parliament (MPs) and new Council of Ministers continue working on pending core issues including much-needed electoral reform that doesnt tolerate any more delays.

She said in a press release on Sunday that most importantly, we need political stability, and continuity in government.

PPA was not successful in its bid to obtain a seat in the new Parliament during last Thursdays snap parliamentary elections.

Arrindell congratulated the parties that obtained seats in Parliament Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
HOPE
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jan 2020 12:59 AM

Ppa Hopes New Parliament, Ministers Address Core Issues

Gracita Arrindell

PHILIPSBURG--Peoples Progressive Alliance (PPA) leader Gracita Arrindell on Sunday expressed hope that the incoming Members of Parliament (MPs) and new Council of Ministers continue working on pending core issues including much-needed electoral reform that doesnt tolerate any more delays.

She said in a press release on Sunday that most importantly, we need political stability, and continuity in government.

PPA was not successful in its bid to obtain a seat in the new Parliament during last Thursdays snap parliamentary elections.

Arrindell congratulated the parties that obtained seats in Parliament Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jan 2020 04:23 PM

Clad in her partys colours, Peoples Progressive Alliance (PPA) leader Gracita Arrindell (right) was out early to cast her ballot in todays Parliamentary election. She encourages all eligible voters to come out and exercise their democratic right to vote.

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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Jan 2020 06:12 AM

PPA leader Gracita Arrindell.

PHILIPSBURG--In this third instalment of The Daily Herald (TDH) publishing the responses of various political parties contesting the snap election on Thursday, January 9, Peoples Progressive Alliance (PPA) party leader Gracita Arrindell gives her partys plans if elected to St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
PPA
USP
UPP
SMCP
UD
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


Candidates in this article:
DP
PPA
UPP
SMCP
SDM
UD
Source: SMN-News
05 Jan 2018 09:51 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The leaders of six political parties submitted their lists to the Electoral Council on Friday paving the way for them to contest the upcoming Parliamentary Elections slated for February 26, 2018. They are SDM, SMCP, PPA, USP, NA and the UD.
The United People's Party and Democratic Party joined forces hoping to garner enough votes for a majority in Parliament Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 May 2017 04:37 AM

A United States Air Force Boeing C-17 military transport aircraft caused a stir in and around Princess Juliana International Airport on Sunday, after its pilots did at least three touch-and-go landings. These were said to be part of a training exercise, similar to one’s carried out in the past. (Photo courtesy Gracita Arrindell)

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Source: 721 News
07 Mar 2017 12:06 AM

Vnp Donates To Women’S Day Fundraising Event

PHILIPSBURG – President of Peridot Foundation Gracita Arrindell stated: “We are pleased to have recently received a donation from the Representative of the Netherlands in Philipsburg, (VNP) Mr. Chris Johnson, towards the fundraising International Women’s Day celebration organized by Peridot Foundation. The event will be held on Friday, March 10, upcoming from 8:00 to 10:00pm at the Sonesta Maho Pavilion.”

The VNP office, over the years has been actively supportive towards informative domestic violence awareness campaigns as well as International Women’s Day commemorative events.  Such an example is the support towards the launch in 2003, of the statue-symbol located at the Church hill roundabout by then VNP representative H Read more


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Source: 721 News
02 Dec 2016 12:22 AM

Peridot Foundation Joins The World In Commemorating Of 16 Days Of Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Gracita Arrindell founder of Peridot foundation stated: “The UN call for action theme for this year: ‘Orange the world – Raise money to end violence against women and girls,’ is aimed to place more focus and address the fact that funding for this cause is still lacking. You have a voice. You have choice to support.”

“As the domestic violence awareness campaign, which started Friday, November 25, continues, more than ever before, thanks to the entrance of the social media era, has it been possible to share the voices and numbers of victims of domestic/relational violence perpetrated mostly against women and children.

Social media can also be an effective tool to raise funds for awareness campaigns Read more


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Source: SMN-News
01 Dec 2016 08:15 PM

 The UN call for action theme for this year: Orange the world: Raise money to end violence against women and girls, is aimed to place more focus and address the fact that funding for this cause is still lacking” Gracita Arrindell founder of Peridot foundation states:

“You have a Voice, You have Choice to support.


As the domestic violence awareness campaign which started Friday, November 25th, continues, more then ever before, thanks to the entrance of the social media era, has it been possible to share the voices and numbers of victims of domestic/ relational violence perpetrated mostly against women and children.
Social media can also be an effective tool to raise funds for awareness campaigns Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2016 09:32 PM

113 Donation Registrations Received By Electoral Council

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - At the end of the deadline, Wednesday, October 26, 2016, one hundred and thirteen (113) of the candidates had formally submitted their donation registration. Four (4) of the remaining twelve (12) candidates did not submit the donation registration but have concluded the registration online with no possibility to make any more adjustments. These registrations have yet to be signed by the candidates and submitted to the Electoral Council.

The remaining eight (8) have not concluded the registration online nor provided the Electoral Council with any information Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2016 07:52 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- At the end of the deadline, Wednesday, October 26, 2016, one hundred and thirteen (113) of the candidates had formally submitted their donation registration. Four (4) of the remaining twelve (12) candidates did not submit the donation registration but have concluded the registration online with no possibility to make any more adjustments. These registrations have yet to be signed by the candidates and submitted to the Electoral Council.
The remaining eight (8) have not concluded the registration online nor provided the Electoral Council with any information Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
Source: The Daily Herald
24 Oct 2016 06:51 PM

Gracita Calls On St. Maarten People To Continue Supporting Hurricane Relief For Haiti

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (October 24, 2016)—“The loss of human life and the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in southwestern Haiti on October 4 are no longer among the hot news of the day. But we can still help to relieve the hardships that the storm piled on the people of our fellow Caribbean country,” said drs. Gracita Arrindell, leader of the People’s Progressive Alliance (PPA).

Arrindell, who personally responded to calls earlier this month from relief organizers to contribute hurricane relief goods for Haiti, said that she has faith in the St Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
Source: SMN-News
24 Oct 2016 01:04 PM

PHILIPSBURG:----- “The loss of human life and the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in southwestern Haiti on October 4 are no longer among the hot news of the day. But we can still help to relieve the hardships that the storm piled on the people of our fellow Caribbean country,” said drs. Gracita Arrindell, leader of the People’s Progressive Alliance (PPA).

Arrindell, who personally responded to calls earlier this month from relief organizers to contribute hurricane relief goods for Haiti, said that she has faith in the St Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
PPA
USP
UPP
CPA
SMCP
HOPE
Source: 721 News
27 Sep 2016 12:17 AM

Voting Is Showing Politicians Their ‘Report Card,’ Says Residents

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Voters in today’s election say they are deciding to hold their leaders accountable by going to the polls. More than 20,000 people could cast the vote in Monday’s parliamentary election, the second in two years.

For resident Jefferson George, voting today meant exercising his right and guaranteeing himself a say in how the island is run.

“Now that I vote I can have a say, I can complain. If I didn’t vote, I would just have to accept what they give,” George told 721news.com.

He was among the trickle of voters trooping into the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex in Cay Hill after 1:00pm Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
PPA
USP
OSPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Sep 2016 05:55 AM

It’S Election Day

By Alita Singh

PHILIPSBURG--The fate of the country of St. Maarten, just two weeks shy of its sixth birthday, and its 59,800 plus residents from more than 115 countries lies in the hands of 22,302 people. Those voters, privileged by birth or naturalisation with the Dutch nationality, head to the polls today, Election Day, to cast their ballots for one of the 125 candidates across the slates of nine political parties.

The number of eligible voters may change this morning when the Court of First Instance hands down its decisions on several petitions filed by people with Dutch nationality who registered in the Civil Registry after the Voters Register was closed on June 11 Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
PPA
USP
OSPP
UPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2016 05:29 PM

The Grand Finale- Bigger And Better with an All-Star Panel.

Concordia:---- Recent guests on Fresh with the Y2X Crew, Jennifer Richardson da Silva of NA, May- Ling Chun of UP, Marinka Gumbs of DP, Angelina Williams of PPA, Anna Rabess-Richardson of USP, Mulrose Toulon of the St Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Sep 2016 01:49 PM

Gracita: Personal Invitation To All Political Party Leaders For “Blue Economy” Model Presentation On Tuesday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten — “I have personally invited all political party leaders in St. Maarten to attend the presentation of Prof. Gunter Pauli on ‘The Blue Economy’ model for St. Maarten,” at Belair Community Center, Cay Hill, on Tuesday, September 20, at 8 PM, said Gracita Arrindell.

“Along with the open invitation to the public, this is a unique opportunity for everyone, regardless of political affiliation, sentiments or views, to hear about and even start practicing the economic model by Prof Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
OSPP
Source: 721 News
14 Sep 2016 02:10 AM

Stop Playacting At Being Mp’S

I read with interest statements from UP Party MP Franklin Meyers that St. Maarten’s citizens have not benefited from the political changes since 10-10-10 and this statement raised my eyebrows. The people did not benefit because every proposal that was submitted by the OSPP to help the people– make them business owners in their country, help them become home owners, put our young people to work, etc Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
OSPP
Source: SMN-News
13 Sep 2016 06:42 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- I read with interest statements from UP Party MP Franklin Meyers that St. Maarten’s citizens have not benefited from the political changes since 10-10-10 and this statement raised my eyebrows. The people did not benefit because every proposal that was submitted by the OSPP to help the people-- make them business owners in their country, help them become home owners, put our young people to work, etc Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
OSPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: SMN-News
02 Sep 2016 11:25 AM

OSPP almost missed getting their color.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The One St. Maarten People’s Party (OSPP) Lenny Priest almost missed his party color since he showed up to the meeting on Friday morning just seconds before the Voting Bureau announced that they would follow the law and assign the political party one of the five remaining colors since no one from the OSPP did not attend the 9am meeting submit in writing the color they wanted for this year’s election Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
HOPE
Source: 721 News
08 Aug 2016 03:00 AM

Ppa Launch List Of 14 Candidates Sunday

Edward Gumbs

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The Peoples Progressive Alliance Sunday presented their slate of 14 candidates to the general public of St. Maarten at the John Larmonie Center in Philipsburg.

Leader and number one candidate drs.

Gracita Arrindell told those present for the presentation on Sunday that this is the year for the people of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Jul 2016 04:47 AM

Ppa Plans Real Estate Tax And Flat Income Tax Levy

PHILIPSBURG--A 2.5 per cent “real estate” tax and the levying of a flat ten per cent income tax are proposed by People’s Progressive Party (PPA), headed by former Member of Parliament (MP) Gracita Arrindell, in its manifesto themed “Strong, Safe and Secure St Read more


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