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Source: SXMIslandTime
08 Oct 2020 08:58 PM

Mp Buncamper Questions The Whereabout Of The Time Share Ordinance.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – A report in the daily media of a verdict from the Supreme Court that referred to the Time Share Ordinance of St. Maarten has prompted United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) and faction leader, Claudius Toontje Buncamper to question the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT), the honorable Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
08 Oct 2020 05:21 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- A report in the daily media of a verdict from the Supreme Court that referred to the Time Share Ordinance of St. Maarten has prompted United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) and faction leader, Claudius Toontje Buncamper to question the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT), the honorable Ludmila de Weever on the exact whereabouts of the ordinance.
In his letter to the Minister, MP Buncamper stated that to this day there is no clear indication where the law is and when it will pass Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
07 Oct 2020 08:03 PM

Mp Akeem Arrindell Meets With Mental Health Foundation

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – United St Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Akeem Arrindell met on Monday with representatives of the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) to discuss the way forward his party wants to undertake to improve the overall
welfare of the island.

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USP
Source: SMN-News
07 Oct 2020 03:57 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- United St Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Akeem Arrindell met on Monday with representatives of the Mental Health Foundation (MHF)
to discuss the way forward his party wants to undertake to improve the overall welfare of the island.
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USP
Source: 721 News
07 Oct 2020 03:44 PM

Mp Akeem Arrindell Meets With Mental Health Foundation.

CAYHILL, Sint Maarten — United St Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Akeem Arrindell met on Monday with representatives of the Mental Health Foundation (MHF)to discuss the way forward his party wants to undertake to improve the overall welfare of the island.

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USP
Source: SMN-News
02 Oct 2020 03:58 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Julian Lake a well-known government civil servant who was arrested as a suspect in the Seabass investigation will spend another 8 days in pretrial detention. Lake was arrested on Tuesday even though the Seabass investigation began in 2019. Seabass investigation has to do with irregularities in the procurement of ICT projects in recent years. This investigation focuses on the Head of ICT for Country Sint Maarten, M.D. M.D. is suspected of abuse of his position in awarding public ICT tenders and of laundering the illegal proceeds Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Oct 2020 11:00 AM

Rainforest Adventures Files Request To Return Portion Of Leased Land To Govt.

MP Claudius "Toontje" Buncamper.

PHILIPSBURG--A request has been filed by Rainforest Adventures (RFA) to relinquish or give back a substantial part of the leased land it occupies to government, and United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius "Toontje" Buncamper wants all, or a substantial portion of the land to be used for agricultural purposes.

Although the precise dimensions of the piece of land that will be relinquished is still being concluded, it looks like it will be approximately 44 per cent of the property, Buncamper said in a press release on Wednesday Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Sep 2020 08:11 PM

Mp Bucamper Commends Minister Of Vromi For Re-Acquiring Portion Of Rfa Land.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – In reply to a letter received from MP Claudius Toontje Buncamper of the USP Faction in parliament, Minister of VROMI, Egbert Doran responded to the various questions posed and suggestions made by the MP.

MP Buncamper, referring in his letter to the property currently being exploited by Rain Forest Adventure (RFA), questioned the Minister on, among other things, the illustrious plans for agriculture/reforestation of the Cul de Sac area and suggested that we take back at least two thirds of the lands, seeing the need to have land available for agriculture and that the property was acquired for such purposes, including a natural park.

The Minister informed MP Bucamper that there are no known plans for agriculture and that the agreed reforestation program was carried out between July 2017 and May 2018 Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
30 Sep 2020 05:24 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In reply to a letter received from MP Claudius Toontje Buncamper of the USP Faction in parliament, Minister of VROMI, Egbert Doran responded to the various questions posed and suggestions made by the MP.
MP Buncamper, referring in his letter to the property currently being exploited by Rain Forest Adventure (RFA), questioned the Minister on, among other things, the illustrious plans for agriculture/reforestation of the Cul de Sac area and suggested that we take back at least two-thirds of the lands, seeing the need to have land available for agriculture and that the property was acquired for such purposes, including a natural park.
The Minister informed MP Bucamper that there are no known plans for agriculture and that the agreed reforestation program was carried out between July 2017 and May 2018 Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Sep 2020 05:30 AM

Buncamper Questions Economic Recovery Plan

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper sent a letter to Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever on Thursday whi Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
10 Sep 2020 05:34 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday the USP faction leader in parliament, MP Claudius Toontje Buncamper forwarded a letter to the Minister of TEATT, the honorable Ludmilla de Weever.
MP Buncampers letter to the minister is prompted from the fact that on August 25th, various MPs requested a meeting of parliament with the ministers of TEATT, VSA, and Finance, which never took place.
Unfortunately, the urgency of the said meeting has not been underscored and I have therefore decided to submit my questions to you in writing as time is not on our side Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Sep 2020 04:42 AM

Mps Question Richardson About Inmate Testing, Prison Conditions

PHILIPSBURG--The conditions at the Pointe Blanche prison and COVID-19 testing among inmates have come under scrutiny from United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Members of Parliament (MPs) Claudius Toontje Buncamper and Akeem Arrindell, Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
31 Aug 2020 04:04 PM

Usp Faction Dispatch Letter To Minister Of Justice On Prison Affairs.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Following last weeks media reports that the Point Blanche Prison Inmates Association expressed its concerns about the health conditions at the institution, United St. Maarten Party (USP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Akeem Arrindell and Claudius Toontje Buncamper sent a letter to Justice Minister Anna Richardson on Monday, requesting clarification on the concerns brought forward by the Inmates Association.
The association, represented by Sjamara Roseburg sounded, what is being referred to as an even louder alarm urging the powers-that-be to get serious about restructuring the prison system or risk facing a situation they will not be able to control Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
07 Aug 2020 02:34 PM

Mp Buncamper Adopt Tolerance Policy For The Usage Of Soft Drugs And Cannabis.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – United St Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper sent a letter to the Minister of Justice, the honorable Anna Richardson on Thursday recommending the instituting of a tolerance policy on the usage of soft drugs and cannabis plants.

In his letter to the minister the MP outlined the uphill battle in dealing with the review and amendments of the laws pertaining to the legalization of the use of soft drugs and the use of medicinal cannabis Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
06 Aug 2020 04:24 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- United St Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper sent a letter to the Minister of Justice, the honorable Anna Richardson on Thursday recommending the instituting of a tolerance policy on the usage of soft drugs and cannabis plants.
In his letter to the Minister, the MP outlined the uphill battle in dealing with the review and amendments of the laws pertaining to the legalization of the use of soft drugs and the use of medicinal cannabis Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
27 Jul 2020 03:26 PM

Exclusive: National Recovery Program Bureau (Nrpb) Fired Contractor, Shelters Will Not Be Ready For Impending Storm Or Hurricane.

~NRPB hand-picked condemned contractor for double amount to repair 4 shelters.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- With the possibility of the island having to deal with either a tropical storm or category one hurricane as early as Wednesday St. Maarten will not have its hurricane shelters ready even though the Minister of VROMI announced two weeks ago that these shelters should be ready for the peak of the 2020 hurricane season. The peak season is known to be the end of August thru October of the year.
While the 2020 hurricane season is indeed an active one that begins way before the expected timeframe for the Lesser Antilles, governments, and the NRPB had 3 years to repair the shelters that were damaged since the passing of hurricane IRMA in September 2017 yet in 2020 these shelters are still in a dilapidated condition Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Jul 2020 08:50 AM

Usp Calls Government Negligent, Wants Arrival Protocols Published

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – After what it termed “irresponsible decisions” taken by government, the board of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) on Friday called government negligent in safeguarding the safety and health of the people of St. Maarten.

The USP board called government’s decision to not compel a negative PCR test for persons returning on a repatriation flight as the “height of negligence” especially with these travellers being repatriated from Florida, the foremost horspot for Coronavirus infections in the US Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
18 Jul 2020 11:07 AM

Usp Calls Government Negligent, Wants Arrival Protocols Published.

PHILIPSBURG:--- After what it termed "irresponsible decisions" taken by government, the board of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) on Friday called government negligent in safeguarding the safety and health of the people of St. Maarten.

The USP board called the government's decision to not compel a negative PCR test for persons returning on a repatriation flight as the "height of negligence" especially with these travelers being repatriated from Florida, the foremost hotspot for Coronavirus infections in the US.

"Government knows full well that such a decision is tantamount to playing Russian roulette with the health and lives of the population of SXM," the USP board said.

"Anyone who wanted to return home under the current circumstances would have understood if they needed to get the test 3 days prior to travel Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jul 2020 04:46 AM

Majority Of Rain Forest Adventures Land Should Be Retaken For Agriculture

Claudius Buncamper

~ Says MP Buncamper ~

PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament (MP) of the United St. Maarten Partys (US Party) faction Read more


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USP
SMCP
Source: SXMIslandTime
08 Jul 2020 06:16 PM

CountryS Strategic Assests At Risk

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – “No governing program or a clear ministerial list of priorities continue to place our country at risk as we go through this pandemic,” says Stuart Johnson former Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT).

“Port of St. Maarten and Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) are our biggest assests but fail to meet the needs of our people and our country.”

PJIAE’s restoration must include US Pre-Clearance and it would be unacceptable if this sitting coalition Government allowed it to be excluded.

In media reports both the National Alliance and United People’s Party endorsed US Pre-Clearance especially during my tenure Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
08 Jul 2020 04:13 PM

Mp Buncamper Proposes That Government Initiate The Selling Of Shares Of Government Owned Companies To Uszv.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament and Faction leader of the USP Claudius Buncamper on Wednesday proposed to the government of St. Maarten that they put in place a Ministerial Decree that would allow the government to sell shares from its government-owned companies in exchange for $100M.
Buncamper agreed with the government of St Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
08 Jul 2020 03:15 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Last Tuesday Member of Parliament of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction Claudius Buncamper sent a letter to the minister of VROMI (Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure) the honorable Egbert Doran, in which the MP expressed his concerns with the current situation with the land at Emilio Wilson Estate which is currently being exploited by Rain Forest Adventures Read more


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NA
USP
UPP
SMCP
Source: SMN-News
08 Jul 2020 02:37 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- "No governing program or a clear ministerial list of priorities continue to place our country at risk as we go through this pandemic," says Stuart Johnson former Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT).

"Port of St. Maarten and Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) are our biggest assets but fail to meet the needs of our people and our country."

PJIAE's restoration must include US Pre-Clearance and it would be unacceptable if this sitting coalition Government allowed it to be excluded.

In media reports, both the National Alliance and United People's Party endorsed US Pre-Clearance, especially during my tenure Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Jul 2020 04:56 AM

Buncamper Questions Panneflek About Unemployment Support

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper sent a letter to Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour VSA Richard Panneflek on Monday that questioned the distribution of unemployment benefits under the St Read more


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