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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Sep 2016 10:55 PM

Frans: When Elected, Us Party Will Represent All People

PHILIPSBURG--The United St. Maarten (US Party) attracted a large crowd on Saturday night for its final public rally, anchored by its candidates who stuck to and re-iterated its main campaign theme; the US party is a family of leaders, who have displayed its ability to govern when it received the opportunity to do so in January 2016, and is prepared to continue doing so with the blessing of the people of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Sep 2016 06:55 PM

Mp Maurice Lake Says Article Aimed To Discredit Good Public-Private Initiative For The Residents Of Weymouth Hill

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Independent MP Maurice Lake is not surprised by Weymouth Hill news article that aimed to discredit a good public-private initiative for the residents which was supported by the other two property owners in the area.  

“Just to set the record straight, the two property owners Prima Vista and Valley Estate approach myself and the Minister of VROMI Angel Meyers to do a public-private partnership to help fix the deplorable road for the residents in the area and to also enhance the value of their property Read more

Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
25 Sep 2016 05:57 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---- Independent MP Maurice Lake is not surprised by Weymouth Hill news article that aimed to discredit a good public-private initiative for the residents which was supported by the other two property owners in the area.
“Just to set the record straight, the two property owners Prima Vista and Valley Estate approach myself and the Minister of VROMI Angel Meyers to do a public-private partnership to help fix the deplorable road for the residents in the area and to also enhance the value of their property 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:
USP
HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Sep 2016 11:08 AM

Frans: I Remain Hopeful, Confident In Future And People Of St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Member of Parliament and leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Frans Richardson stated recently that he remains very hopeful in the future of St. Maarten primarily because he believes in the people of St. Maarten.

This belief he said, is not grounded in the typical political rhetoric, but in the fact that St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
HOPE
Source: 721 News
19 Sep 2016 03:29 AM

Frans: I Remain Hopeful, Confident In Future And People Of St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Member of Parliament and leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Frans Richardson stated recently that he remains very hopeful in the future of St. Maarten primarily because he believes in the people of St. Maarten. This belief he said, is not grounded in the typical political rhetoric, but in the fact that St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: 721 News
19 Sep 2016 03:17 AM

Us Praise Reusable Bag Use, Says Frans Its Still Priority For Frans

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Friday applauded the initiave by Le Grand Marché, Le Gourmet Marché, Carrefour Market and Prime Distributors Cash and Carry, to start switching from plastic bags to resusable shopping bags.

The board took the opportunity to remind the public that its leader, the Honorable Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, is the legislator that has championed the ban on plastic bags, tabled the legislation to get it done and continues to push for the use of reusable bags instead of plastic.

“Along with the Honorable MP Janchi Leonard, Frans is the only MP to consistently push this effort and will continue to call on all supermarkets to follow-suit, as well as ensure that the legislation is finalized 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:
USP
Source: 721 News
18 Sep 2016 10:56 PM

Mp Maurice Lake Lobbies For Sucker Garden Speedbumps

SUCKER GARDEN – The simple things make the biggest difference in a community and this is why independent Member of Parliament (MP) and United St. Maarten Party USP candidate Maurice Lake has taken the need for two speedbumps on Arch Road in Sucker Garden to VROMI Minister Angel Meyers. “Sucker Garden is a forgotten area which needs Government’s full attention to upgrade and beautify Read more

Candidates in this article:
USP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
18 Sep 2016 05:00 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament and leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Frans Richardson stated recently that he remains very hopeful in the future of St. Maarten primarily because he believes in the people of St. Maarten. This belief he said, is not grounded in the typical political rhetoric, but in the fact that St. Maarteners “are a resilient people who always finds a way through.”
MP Richardson acknowledged that like everyone else, he feels the disappointment many people carry over what has happened politically since 10-10-10 Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
16 Sep 2016 08:48 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Friday applauded the initiative by Le Grand Marché, Le Gourmet Marché, Carrefour Market and Prime Distributors Cash and Carry, to start switching from plastic bags to reusable shopping bags.

The board took the opportunity to remind the public that its leader, the Honorable Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, is the legislator that has championed the ban on plastic bags, tabled the legislation to get it done and continues to push for the use of reusable bags instead of plastic.

"Along with the Honorable MP Janchi Leonard, Frans is the only MP to consistently push this effort and will continue to call on all supermarkets to follow suit, as well as ensure that the legislation is finalized Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
16 Sep 2016 03:35 PM

SUCKER GARDEN:---The simple things make the biggest difference in a community and this why independent Member of Parliament (MP) and United St. Maarten Party USP candidate Maurice Lake has taken the need for two speedbumps on Arch Road in Sucker Garden to VROMI Minister Angel Meyers.

“Sucker Garden is a forgotten area which needs Government’s full attention to upgrade and beautifies Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: 721 News
15 Sep 2016 09:42 PM

Frans: Prosecutors Attempt To Change Its Role A Positive Step

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) Party MP Frans Richardson on Thursday complimented the Public Prosecutors office for realizing that it had to change its role in the community.

“I have always said that if the prosecutor wants to solicit the cooperation of the public, it had to get closer and be more accessible to the public Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
14 Sep 2016 05:18 AM

Update: Frans: Na Manifesto Contradicts Gibson’S Stance On Indirect Tax

PHILIPSBURG--The National Alliance (NA) Manifesto and the stand of its Finance Minister Richard Gibson Sr. contradicts each other on tax reform, said United St. Maarten Party (Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
13 Sep 2016 07:12 PM

Frans Calls On Pm To 'Shut Gibson Up'

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Monday night urged Prime Minister of St. Maarten William Marlin to finally "put to bed and shut up" Minister of Finance Richard Gibson who, according to Richardson, is "becoming rude and bold in this country."

Richardson tore into Gibson during the USp's public meeting on Monday night, chastising him for not taking care of workers in his places of business for many years, but quick to talk down colleague MP's of the current coalition government Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
13 Sep 2016 06:08 PM

Frans: Alliance Manifesto Contradicts Gibson's Stance On Indirect Taxation

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Member of Parliament Frans Richardson on Tuesday said Gibson's so called "watch" should be over since his party didn't agree with him on the issue of tax reform.

Richardson, whose party was the first to propose tax reform that would lead to indirect taxation, noted that the National Alliance included indirect taxation in its manifesto released on Monday Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Sep 2016 05:20 PM

Frans: Alliance Manifesto Contradicts Gibson's Stance On Indirect Taxation

Press Release  ~ "Is Gibson's watch now over?" ~

Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Member of Parliament Frans Richardson on Tuesday said Gibson's so called "watch" should be over since his party didn't agree with him on the issue of tax reform. Richardson, whose party was the first to propose tax reform that would lead to indirect taxation, noted that the National Alliance included indirect taxation in its manifesto released on Monday Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: 721 News
13 Sep 2016 01:05 PM

Frans Calls On Pm To ‘Shut Gibson Up’

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Monday night urged Prime Minister of St. Maarten William Marlin to finally “put to bed and shut up” Minister of Finance Richard Gibson who, according to Richardson, is “becoming rude and bold in this country.”

Marlin and Gibson

Richardson tore into Gibson during the USp’s public meeting on Monday night, chastising him for not taking care of workers in his places of business for many years, but quick to talk down colleague MP’s of the current coalition government Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: 721 News
13 Sep 2016 01:01 PM

Frans: Alliance Manifesto Contradicts Gibson’S Stance On Indirect Taxation

~ “Is Gibson’s watch now over?” ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Member of Parliament Frans Richardson on Tuesday said Gibson’s so called “watch” should be over since his party didn’t agree with him on the issue of tax reform. Richardson, whose party was the first to propose tax reform that would lead to indirect taxation, noted that the National Alliance included indirect taxation in its manifesto released on Monday.

Gibson in late August went on record in the media to state that indirect taxation would not be implemented “under my watch”, prompting Richardson to dub Gibson as completely out of touch with the realities of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: SMN-News
13 Sep 2016 11:49 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Monday night urged Prime Minister of St. Maarten William Marlin to finally "put to bed and shut up" Minister of Finance Richard Gibson who, according to Richardson, is "becoming rude and bold in this country."

Richardson tore into Gibson during the USp's public meeting on Monday night, chastising him for not taking care of workers in his places of business for many years, but quick to talk down colleague MP's of the current coalition government 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


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