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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Aug 2016 06:37 AM

Sdm Wants Awarding Of Colours To Go Ahead

PHILIPSBURG--The awarding of colours to political parties without representation in Parliament should not be held up due to the court case filed by United St. Maarten Party (US Party), said St. Maarten Development Movement (SDM) leader Benjamin Ortega Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Aug 2016 10:04 PM

Usp Congratulates Daniel On Her Appointment At Szv

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Tuesday congratulated Sharine Daniel on her appointment as Chairwoman of the SZV supervisory board.

Richardson said whenever a local, qualified young person gets appointed in such positions, they should be lauded and supported "because this is what we need to see more of."

"The fact that she is a hard-working, professional woman is significant as it is the first for a local female in that position, but the fact that she was appointed on her merits and qualifications is even more significant," Richardson said.

"Ms Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
23 Aug 2016 03:36 PM

Says opponents scared of what he can deliver 

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Silvio Matser, in a very candid and personal interview on Tuesday, acknowledged that his legal troubles do worry him, his love for St. Maarten is unwavering, his political opponents fear his ability to deliver and his choice to contest the September 26 elections with the United St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
22 Aug 2016 08:16 PM

Frans: Environmental Protection, Sound Economy Goes Hand In Hand

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Monday said that unparalleled changes on the island over the past decades have not only reduced areas of ecological value but have also undermined the durability of our economy.

“No other island in the Caribbean has sacrificed as much of its natural resources as St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: 721 News
22 Aug 2016 07:33 PM

Frans: Environmental Protection, Sound Economy Goes Hand In Hand

PHILIPSBURG, Sint maarten — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Monday said that unparalleled changes on the island over the past decades have not only reduced areas of ecological value but have also undermined the durability of our economy.

“No other island in the Caribbean has sacrificed as much of its natural resources as St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Aug 2016 03:21 AM

Frans: Us Party Sees Shift To Indirect Taxes

PHILIPSBURG--Leader of the United St. Maarten Party (US Party) MP Frans Richardson believes that St. Maarten should “get serious” about tax reform and said his party prefers to shift from a direct to an indirect tax model.

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Candidates in this article:
DP
USP
UPP
Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Aug 2016 09:42 AM

Maria Buncamper Molanus On Working With Usp

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - “There is no fundamental difference between the Democratic Party, the United People’s Party and the United St. Maarten Party as far as their ideology is concerned” stated former Minister of VSA, the number five candidate on the slate of the USP, Maria Buncamper Molanus Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Aug 2016 02:08 AM

Us Party Candidate Removed From List By Voting Bureau

Main Voting Bureau Chairman Jason Rogers (centre) with Vice Chairwoman Tamara Richardson, member Bass van den Bosch and substitute members Patrice Gumbs Jr. and Nerissa de la Rosa.

~ Party petitions Court against decision ~

PHILIPSBURG--Whether United St. Maarten Party (US Party) will have a number 15 candidate on its slate come Parliamentary Election Day on September 26 is n Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: 721 News
19 Aug 2016 10:08 PM

Usp Will Use The Legal Recourse To Contest Non-Admission Of Candidate

PHILIPSBURG – Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson explained on Friday, August 19, that the party will use the legal recourse available to it to contest the non-admission of a candidate on its list by the Main Voting Bureau for the September 26 Parliamentary election.

A petition to the court was submitted since Thursday, August 18, and the petition letter would be sent to the Main Voting Bureau on Friday afternoon.

Richardson explained that due to an administrative oversight and several unforeseen circumstances up to the deadline to submit the list of candidates, one change wasn’t made on one piece of documentation.

He said the initial candidate was stuck in transit off-island and could not get back in time to sign his declaration or issue it in writing from where he was Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Aug 2016 01:42 PM

Usp Party To Defend Number 15 Position In Court

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson explained on Friday that the party will use the legal recourse available to it to contest the non-admission of a candidate on its list by the Main Voting Bureau for the September 26 Parliamentary election.

A petition to the court was submitted since Thursday and the petition letter would be sent to the Main Voting Bureau on Friday afternoon.

Richardson explained that due to an administrative oversight and several unforeseen circumstances up to the deadline to submit the list of candidates, one change wasn't made on one piece of documentation Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
19 Aug 2016 12:33 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- The leader of the United Saint Maarten’s People Party (USP) Frans Richardson already filed an injunction at the Court of First Instance since last Thursday to contest the decision the voting bureau has taken to remove his number 15 candidate from the list.
In an interview with SMN News on Friday morning Richardson said that the Voting Bureau gives political parties 3 days to correct all mistakes that are found on the lists submitted on postulation day 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:
USP
HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Aug 2016 06:38 PM

Usp's Youngest Voices Want Peers To Believe In St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The United St. Maarten (US) party has charged its candidates, but especially it's youngest candidates, to find progressive ways forward in governing the country and to inspire their peers to believe in St. Maarten once again.

Leader of the USP Member of Parliment Frans Richardson said the party is "blessed with young adults who believe in St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
15 Aug 2016 01:35 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The United St. Maarten (US) party has charged its candidates, but especially it's youngest candidates, to find progressive ways forward in governing the country and to inspire their peers to believe in St. Maarten once again. The leader of the USP Member of Parliment Frans Richardson said the party is "blessed with young adults who believe in St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
HOPE
Source: 721 News
15 Aug 2016 02:20 AM

Usp Asks Parents To Stay Involved This School Year

Leader of the United St. Maarten party (US) MP Frans Richardson over the weekend extended best wishes to all parents, teachers and students for the new school year. On behalf of the board of the USP, Richardson said he hopes the school year will be a “happy and rewarding one for our children.”

He told students that being back at school with their school mates is always an exciting and energetic time Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
14 Aug 2016 07:24 PM

Usp Asks Parents To Stay Involved This School Year

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Leader of the United St. Maarten party (US) MP Frans Richardson over the weekend extended best wishes to all parents, teachers and students for the new school year. On behalf of the board of the USP, Richardson said he hopes the school year will be a “happy and rewarding one for our children.”

He told students that being back at school with their school mates is always an exciting and energetic time Read more


Candidates in this article:
PPA
USP
OSPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: Soualiganewsday
09 Aug 2016 06:43 PM

POND ISLAND - On August 8th 2016, the representatives to the Central Voting Bureau of nine (9) political parties have submitted the list of candidates of their respective political parties. As per article 23, paragraph 1 Electoral Ordinance, the lists would need to be endorsed on August 9th 2016, between 09.00hrs and 16.00hrs with an amount of signatures equal to 1% of the valid votes casted during the last Parliamentary Election.

The requisite amount of signature is 146. Those parties that have obtained 1 or more seats during the previous Parliamentary Election are exempted from being endorsed, as per paragraph 4 of the aforementioned article.

Below, please find the result of today’s endorsement:

Political PartyEndorsement  UPExemptedHOPE66SMCP221OSPP150PPA165SDM191DPExemptedUS PartyExemptedNAExempted

On Friday, August 12th 2016, the Central Voting Bureau will meet to examine the lists that were submitted and shall also take note of the endorsement list of each political party that needed to be endorsed (Article 28, paragraph 1 Electoral Ordinance) Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
PPA
USP
OSPP
UPP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: SMN-News
09 Aug 2016 02:40 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Of the five political parties that had to secure 146 signatures at the Census Office on Tuesday to qualify their list to contest the September 2016 Parliamentary elections. The St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) surpassed the amount by 1:00pm on Tuesday. The leader of the SMCP Wycliffe Smith told SMN News that at 1:30pm his party got 165 signatures and people were still in the line and some more on their way to endorse his party Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
PPA
USP
OSPP
UPP
SRP
SMCP
HOPE
SDM
Source: 721 News
08 Aug 2016 11:51 PM

Nine Political Parties Postulate For September Elections

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – On Monday, August 8th postulation day, nine (9) political parties postulated to contest the September 26th parliamentary election.

The parties are the

United People’s Party (UP) 23, Helping our People Excel (HOPE) 3, St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) 9, One St Read more

Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: 721 News
08 Aug 2016 01:08 AM

Usp Unveils Three More New Candidates, Public Event Booked For Next Weekend

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Leader of the United St. Maarten party (US) MP Frans Richardson on Sunday introduced three additional new candidates who will contest the September 26 Parliamentary Elections. The US has made an effort to introduce the new candidates in its camp prior to submitting the full list of candidates on Monday, August 8 Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
HOPE
Source: 721 News
08 Aug 2016 01:02 AM

Lewis Resign From Abvo In Preparation To Run With Usp

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Police Inspector Lyndon Lewis on Sunday, August 7, tendered his resignation from the ABVO-SXM union which clears the way for his venture into the political arena. Lewis will be contesting the September 26 elections as part of the United St. Maarten party (US) list. It will be the first time he will be contesting a political election.

Lewis informed ABVO-SXM President Sharlon Cathalina and ABVO board members that he is moving on to serve the people of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NDP
USP
Source: 721 News
08 Aug 2016 12:54 AM

Usp Board: Police Deserve More Respect Than That

A recent letter by an MP in your Saturday publication drew our interest.

The board of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) has a simple message it would like to share with the people of St. Maarten as it pertains to leadership and the role of Members of Parliament. It is noteworthy that a political party has included MP’s on their list who only underscore the party’s lack of leadership by clearly demonstrating that they too do not understand the expectations of their constituents.

Every MP, we are sure, understand the importance of the so-called “arms-length” approach when it comes to Ministers being given the space to execute their tasks Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
08 Aug 2016 12:00 AM

Usp Unveils Three More New Candidates, Public Event Booked For Next Weekend

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Leader of the United St. Maarten party (US) MP Frans Richardson on Sunday introduced three additional new candidates who will contest the September 26 Parliamentary Elections.

The US has made an effort to introduce the new candidates in its camp prior to submitting the full list of candidates on Monday, August 8 Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
07 Aug 2016 11:19 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---Leader of the United St. Maarten party (US) MP Frans Richardson on Sunday introduced three additional new candidates who will contest the September 26 Parliamentary Elections. The US has made an effort to introduce the new candidates in its camp prior to submitting the full list of candidates on Monday, August 8. The entire team of candidates will be introduced on Sunday, August 14 to the public as a special event planned at party headquarters on L.B Read more


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