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Source: 721 News
24 Nov 2016 12:03 AM

“Reach Out Speak Out” Sunset Walk

PHILIPSBURG – Safe Haven in collaboration with the Elektralyets Foundation presented their “Reach Out Speak Out” Sunset Walk against Domestic Violence for women and girls on November 25.

Elektralyets Foundation President Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt was approached by Safe Haven as a community mobilizer to help with awareness activities and events against Domestic Violence Campaigns for Safe Haven.

“I wanted to do something different and innovative to get the attention of persons in our community to realize that women are suffering every day Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Oct 2016 04:42 AM

Kooyman Ready To Paint It Pink This Saturday!

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Positive & Elektralyets Foundations, together with Kooyman Megastore are excited to host the 2 nd annual “PAINT IT PINK”

breast cancer fundraiser event, taking place this Saturday October 22 nd from 5-9pm at the Kooyman Megastore.

The main feature for the evening is the MAKITA Power Tools Workshop, where 200 ladies will get a chance to work together to make their very own wooden wheel barrow planter. All participants

will be provided with a pink T-shirt that they must wear as they gear up to build their project and paint it pink.

After some hard work ladies will be treated to a night of fun, health tips and entertainment, with Makeovers by Beauty Lounge, entertainment with Fun Miles, Skin Care and make-up by Day/Night;

fashion by Park Lane Jewelry and a Bling It station for them to jazz up their works of art Read more


Candidates in this article:
Source: SMN-News
20 Oct 2016 07:04 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Positive & Elektralyets Foundations, together with Kooyman Megastore are excited to host the 2nd annual “PAINT IT PINK” breast cancer fundraiser event, taking place this Saturday, October 22nd from 5-9pm at the Kooyman Megastore.

The main feature of the evening is the MAKITA Power Tools Workshop, where 200 ladies will get a chance to work together to make their very own wooden wheelbarrow planter. All participants will be provided with a pink T-shirt that they must wear as they gear up to build their project and paint it pink.

After some hard work ladies will be treated to a night of fun, health tips, and entertainment, with Makeovers by Beauty Lounge, entertainment with Fun Miles, Skin Care and make-up by Day/Night; fashion by Park Lane Jewelry and a Bling It station for them to jazz up their works of art Read more


Candidates in this article:
Source: SMN-News
02 Oct 2016 09:44 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Several persons on Friday, September 30th, submitted a request to the Chairperson of the Central Voting Bureau for a recount of ballots in all districts on St. Maarten.
According to the law, every voter on St. Maarten has the right to do so.
The letter signed by Mr. Wycliff Smith, Frans Richardson, 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:
DP
NA
USP
OSPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: SXMIslandTime
22 Sep 2016 10:33 PM

Clean Debate Dominated Academy's ‘Generation Hope’ Panel Discussion

CUL DE SAC, St. Maarten  - How will they reduce the brain-drain on St. Maarten, what plans or programs will they put in place to reduce crime among the youth on the island, and how can they diversify the economy instead of us relying on tourism as the major economic activity, were just some of the questions posed during Tuesday's panel discussion by students of several high schools to representatives of the nine political parties contesting the September 26 parliamentary elections.

The event, which was sponsored by St Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
OSPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: SMN-News
22 Sep 2016 08:22 PM

Cul de Sac:--- How will they reduce the brain-drain on St. Maarten, what plans or programs will they put in place to reduce crime among the youth on the island, and how can they diversify the economy instead of us relying on tourism as the major economic activity, were just some of the questions posed during Tuesday's panel discussion by students of several high schools to representatives of the nine political parties contesting the September 26 parliamentary elections.

The event, which was sponsored by St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
PPA
USP
OSPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: 721 News
21 Sep 2016 08:55 PM

Y2x Crew: This Week Is All About Girl Power

CONCORDIA РRecent guests on Fresh with the Y2X Crew, Member of Parliament (MP) Cornelius de Weever, Ren̩ Violenus of the National Alliance (NA), Joslyn Richardson of One St Read more

Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Sep 2016 12:21 AM

Academy Hosts ‘Generation Hope’ Panel Discussion

CUL DE SAC, St. Maarten - St. Maarten Academy’s academic campus has taken the initiative to host a panel discussion with the representatives of the various political parties and high school students in the run-up to Parliamentary Elections.

The event, which takes place on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 under the theme, "Generation Hope; Our Future Leaders", will see an interactive discussion among the party representatives and students from the host school, Charlotte Brookson Academy, MAC Comprehensive High School, St Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
UPP
HOPE
Source: 721 News
13 Sep 2016 02:52 AM

Toastmasters Table Topic-A-Thon With New Political Candidates

PHILIPSBURG – Soualiga Corporate Toastmasters Club on Wednesday, September 7, in the evening held a session with the new political candidates on the different party lists for the upcoming election.

The University of St. Martin (USM) was the venue for this event. The parties contesting the upcoming election had the opportunity to send a candidate on their list that will participate for the very first time in the election process.

The following parties were represented: Help Our People Excel (HOPE) Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt; United St Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
UPP
HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
09 Sep 2016 07:08 PM

Soualiga Corporate Toastmasters Table Topic-A-Thon With New Political Candidates

PHILIPSBURG, Sint maarten  –  Soualiga Corporate Toastmasters Club on Wednesday September 7th 2016 in the evening had a session with the new political candidates on the different party lists for the upcoming election.

The University of Sint Maarten was the venue for this event. The parties contesting the upcoming election had the opportunity to send a candidate on their list that will participate for the very first time in the election proces.

The following parties were represented: Help Our People Excel, HOPE in the person of Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt: United Sint Maarten Party, US in the person of Early Charlemagne; Democratic Party Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
UPP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
08 Sep 2016 06:09 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Soualiga Corporate Toastmasters Club on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 in the evening had a session with the new political candidates on the different party lists for the upcoming election. The University of Sint Maarten was the venue for this event. The parties contesting the upcoming election had the opportunity to send a candidate on their list that will participate for the very first time in the election process. The following parties were represented: Help Our People Excel, HOPE in the person of Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt: United Sint Maarten Party, the US in the person of Early Charlemagne; Democratic Party Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
Source: The Daily Herald
16 Aug 2016 10:09 PM

213 Voter Signatures Put Hope Officially In Race

HOPE leader Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt give a thumbs up after getting word that her party surpassed the require number of signatures.

POND ISLAND--Helping Our People Excel (HOPE) has mustered 213 Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Aug 2016 05:16 PM

Hope Cruises Past 146 Votes Tuesday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten -The HOPE political party Tuesday had their list of three candidates supported by the required 146 voters.

The party surpassed the required amount by having 213 voters support their list as of 4pm Tuesday.

The Central Voting Bureau will meet on Thursday to review the corrected discrepancies of all of the political parties as well as to review the endorsed list of the HOPE after which it will be announced that the parties are eligible to contest the September 26th 2016 Parliamentary elections.

In a press statement Tuesday afternoon the HOPE party Leader Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt stated that she was elated to hear the final count at 4pm of 213 signatures Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
PPA
USP
OSPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: The Daily Herald
15 Aug 2016 09:41 PM

Hope Gets A Second Chance For Signatures

POND ISLAND--Helping Our People Excel (HOPE) may yet get on the ballot for the September 26 Parliamentary Elections.

  The party, headed by former radio personality Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt, has been given three days, starting Tuesday, to get 80 more signatures of endorsement for its slate of three-candidates.

  Van der Waals-Wyatt told The Daily Herald she was informed on Monday of the additional time by the Main Voting Bureau Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
Source: Today SXM
28 Jun 2016 07:54 PM

New Politicians Complete Good Governance Course

Party leaders Wycliffe Smith and Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt show their certificates. Photo contributed

St. Maarten News – Party leaders, Mercedes “Elektra” van der Waals-Wyatt of Hope and Wycliffe Smith of Sint Maarten Christian Party, were part of the first graduating class of Scell’s good governance course offered by the University of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
MAP
HOPE
Source: Today SXM
16 Dec 2015 05:50 PM

New Parties Come With Joint Statement About Elections

St. Maarten – The five newly established political parties will come with a joint statement about the decision to move the elections from February 9 to September 26, Christian Party leader Wycliffe Smith told this newspaper yesterday evening. He declined to make an individual comment on the situation, but it stands to reason to assume that the five parties are not happy with the outcome of the process.

The Christian Party, Hope, led by Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt (aka Elektra),MAP, led by Peter Gittens, SMD, led by Benjamin Ortega and Beyond St Read more


Candidates in this article:
MAP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: Today SXM
02 Dec 2015 02:13 PM
DP
NA
PPA
USP
OSPP
UPP
SRP
SMCP
HOPE
Source: Today SXM
10 Nov 2015 04:48 PM

Seven New Political Parties Report For 2016 Elections

St. Maarten – An astonishing number of seven new political parties reported to the offices of the Electoral Council yesterday to submit their request to be registered for the February 9 elections. Among them is the St. Maarten Christian Party, led by Pastor Wycliffe Smith. On the other hand, the party of European Dutch residents did not show up, reportedly because they did not have enough time to prepare their documentation.

With the seven new parties – if they get all their formalities in order – the field for the elections will consist of eleven and possibly twelve parties Read more


Candidates in this article:
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