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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Mar 2021 10:48 PM

Usp MpS Get Presentation On Ats

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Membersof Parliament (MPs) of the United St. Maarten Party (USP)Akeem ArrindellandClaudius Toontje Buncamperand their support staffmet withtheAudit Team Sint Maarten(ATS)onTuesday,February 24, 2020to gather some more information of the works the ATS is presently carrying out and is capable of carrying out.

During the meeting a presentation was given on the purpose, thefunctionsand the intentionsof theAudit Team Sint Maarten, whichwas established on the Islandby the Social & Health Insurances(SZV)inJanuary 2016with the aim of replacing the SBAB (Stichting BelastingAccountant Bureau)in order to save on travel and accommodation costs and to attract and retain St.Maarten-born experts in the interest ofcontinuity.

The main objective of the Audit Team Sint Maarten (ATS) is to increase compliance and to promote regular payment of the social security premiums, ensuring in this way that all companies pay their fair share of taxes in accordance with the Social Security Ordinances. Audit Team Sint Maarten (ATS) collaborates with various public and private entities, bringing them up to date with the social laws, and in complete compliance with their social premium payments. ATSs task is to control the social premiums by way of checking the businesses on behalf of SZV Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Mar 2021 03:40 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Members of Parliament (MPs) of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) Akeem Arrindell and Claudius Toontje Buncamper and their support staff met with the Audit Team Sint Maarten (ATS) on Tuesday, February 24, 2020, to gather some more information of the works the ATS is presently carrying out and is capable of carrying out.

During the meeting, a presentation was given on the purpose, the functions, and the intentions of the Audit Team Sint Maarten, which was established on the Island by the Social & Health Insurances (SZV) in January 2016 with the aim of replacing the SBAB (Stichting Belasting Accountant Bureau) in order to save on travel and accommodation costs and to attract and retain St Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Mar 2021 11:07 PM

Usp: The People Deserve Better Than Current Confused Leadership

PHILISBURG, Sint Maarten – The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Sunday said the NA/UP coalition has successfully managed to confuse the entire population about its position regarding the UN petition as well as that regarding the Caribbean Reform Entity known as COHO.

The US board pointed out that the coalition has yet to clearly explain to the people what its long-term plan is after the results of this petition is announced, no matter which side of the fence it falls Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Mar 2021 05:24 PM

Usp: The People Deserve Better Than Current Confused Leadership.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Sunday said the NA/UP coalition has successfully managed to confuse the entire population about its position regarding the UN petition as well as that regarding the Caribbean Reform Entity known as COHO.

The US board pointed out that the coalition has yet to clearly explain to the people what its long-term plan is after the results of this petition is announced, no matter which side of the fence it falls. Worse yet, the US board said, there is obviously a very clear split about COHO between the Prime Minister and the coalition MPs.

The governing coalition is clearly sitting on opposite sides of the discussion and the people of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Mar 2021 07:45 AM

Usp Congratulates Garrick Richardson

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The board of theUnited St. Maarten Party (USP) on Friday congratulated Garrick Richardson for his appointment as the new Secretary General of Parliament. Richardson has been active in the position for quite some time as Acting Secretary General. Parliamentapproved his appointment on Friday, March 19.

The party described Richardson as a dedicated public servant and an example of what a young person can achieve in their country once given the opportunity.

We our young and brightest people leave home to go study abroad, most are all filled with anticipation of coming back home to serve and apply the knowledge they have acquired Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Mar 2021 03:07 PM

Emmanuel And Usp Congratulates Garrick Richardson.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Friday said the appointment of Garrick Richardson as Secretary-General of Parliament was well deserved, and that Richardson is an efficient professional with whom he has had the pleasure of working.

Richardson was appointed on March 19 after holding the position in an acting capacity for some time. MP Emmanuel said Richardson has an extensive and impressive education and professional background.

Richardson holds a Masters Degree of Law, a Masters Degree of Legislation and a Bachelors of Law from the University of Tilburg and Hoogeschool Leiden Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Feb 2021 08:19 PM

Member Of Parliament (Mp) Claudius Toontje Buncamper Expressed His Disappointment With The Dearth Of Answers Provided By The Minister Of Teatt

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Member of Parliament (MP) ClaudiusToontje Buncamper, faction leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) in parliament, expressed his disappointmentwith thedearth ofanswers provided by the minister of TEATTduring WednesdaysCentral Committee meetingof parliament,to his questions posedduringthe adjourned meeting of Monday, February 15th.The lack of response to the questions asked was justified by the ministerand the airports managementas due to confidentiality,which frustrateda number ofMembers of Parliament, including MP Buncamper.

Wednesdays meeting did not yield the long awaited information regarding the airports terminal reconstruction project and the operational projections for 2021. Instead,many of the questions posed remained unanswered or were answered in a wishy-washy manner. The meeting was subsequently adjourned until a later date when the minister and the airport management will return to parliament to provide the answers to the questions posed by the members of parliament.

MP Buncamper questions the role of the State of the Netherlands in regards to the management of the airport. On January 31 the Director for Kingdom Relations/Countries on behalf of the State of the Netherlands, State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom Relations, sent a letter to the airports CEO, Brian Mingo, stating: I write to you to express our intention to continue the cooperation between PJIAH, PJIAE, Schiphol and the State of the Netherlands Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Feb 2021 05:23 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper, faction leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) in parliament, expressed his disappointment with the dearth of answers provided by the minister of TEATT during Wednesdays Central Committee meeting of parliament, to his questions posed during the adjourned meeting of Monday, February 15th. The lack of response to the questions asked was justified by the minister and the airports management as due to confidentiality, which frustrated a number of Members of Parliament, including MP Buncamper.
Wednesdays meeting did not yield the long-awaited information regarding the airports terminal reconstruction project and the operational projections for 2021 Read more


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Source: 721 News
22 Feb 2021 03:58 PM

Emmanuel: Govt. Willfully Stalling By Postponing Coho Meeting Again

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — With a second postponement of the Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Organization for Reform and Development (COHO), Independent Member Of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has questioned why government is now clearly stalling and keeping information from the people of St. Maarten. The meeting was requested weeks ago by Emmanuel along with MPs Claudius Buncamper and Akeem Arrindell of the USP faction.

The meeting has now been postponed twice with no explanation provided by government Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Feb 2021 10:16 PM

Emmanuel: Govt. Willfully Stalling By Postponing Coho Meeting Again

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – With a second postponement of theCentral Committee meeting to discuss theCaribbeanOrganization forReform and Development (COHO),Independent Member Of Parliament Christophe Emmanuelhas questioned why government is now clearly stalling and keeping information from the people of St. Maarten. The meeting was requested weeks ago by Emmanuel along with MPs ClaudiusBuncamperandAkeemArrindellof the USP faction.

The meeting has now been postponed twice with no explanation provided by government Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Feb 2021 04:19 PM

 PHILIPSBURG:--- With a second postponement of the Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Organization for Reform and Development (COHO), Independent Member Of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has questioned why the government is now clearly stalling and keeping information from the people of St. Maarten. The meeting was requested weeks ago by Emmanuel along with MPs Claudius Buncamper and Akeem Arrindell of the USP faction.

The meeting has now been postponed twice with no explanation provided by the government Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Feb 2021 10:39 PM

Mp Buncamper Responds To Green Light To Prosecute Him

Claudius Toontje Buncamper.

~ Says systemic abuse in justice system deeply rooted ~

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper says the systemic abuse in the justice system is unbelievable and deeply rooted.

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Source: SMN-News
12 Feb 2021 01:11 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- USP faction leader and Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper said in a press release that on Friday, February 12th he was officially informed by the Court of Appeal that the Prosecutor Generals Office has been granted permission to prosecute him for matters of crimes relating to him while working as a Civil Servant for Government.

Buncamper in his press release said that the methods and agendas are known to many, so from day one he informed everyone that he would be prosecuted by the Dutch as this investigation is conducted from Curacao by the RST/TBO where many people on the island have been threatened to say things about the RST/TBO target, or be prosecuted themselves Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Feb 2021 09:24 PM

Mp Buncamper Questions Minister Of Vsa On Vaccines And Collaboration Agreement

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper, leader of the USP faction in parliament, fired off a letter to Minister of VSA, the honorable RichardPanneflek, congratulating the minister and his ministry for the progressbeingmade in combatting the COVID-19 and the planned role out for the vaccine. The MP outlined his concerns withthenumber of people who are uncertain about taking the vaccine after reading in the media that 15 elderly persons died after taking the vaccine in the Netherlands Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Feb 2021 04:18 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper, leader of the USP faction in parliament, fired off a letter to Minister of VSA, the honorable Richard Panneflek, congratulating the minister and his ministry for the progress being made in combatting the COVID-19 and the planned rollout for the vaccine Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Feb 2021 04:05 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday, MP Claudius Toontje Buncamper of the USP faction in parliament sent a letter to Minister of Justice, the honorable Anna Richardson, stating that it has come to his attention that boats registered in Anguilla were picking up and dropping off passengers at the pier in the Simpson Bay lagoon Airport ferry dock Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Feb 2021 04:52 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- During Fridays central committee meeting the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT), the honorable Ludmilla de Weever, revealed that the Bureau Telecommunications and Post (BTP) is not responsible for the poor internet service being experienced on the island as the bureau is not mandated by law to carry out those services. This was very perturbing to MP Claudius Buncamper of the USP faction in parliament Read more


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Source: 721 News
04 Feb 2021 10:00 PM

Mp Buncamper Questions Minister Of Ecyas On Nipa & Usm

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Wednesday Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in parliament forwardeda letter to the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, the honorable Rudolphe Samuel, enquiring about the possibilities ofscholarships being granted for students to attend courses at NIPA and USM.

In his letter to the minister MP Buncamper stated that NIPA recently began offering associates classes for their new nursing program, and the University of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
04 Feb 2021 08:42 PM

Mp Buncamper Questions Minister Of Ecyas On Nipa & Usm

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Wednesday Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in parliament forwarded

a letter to the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, the honorable Rudolphe Samuel, enquiring about the possibilities of

scholarships being granted for students to attend courses at NIPA and USM.

In his letter to the minister MP Buncamper stated that NIPA recently began offering associates classes for their new nursing program,

and the University of St Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
04 Feb 2021 11:12 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in parliament forwarded a letter to the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, the honorable Rudolphe Samuel, enquiring about the possibilities of scholarships being granted for students to attend courses at NIPA and USM.
In his letter to the minister, MP Buncamper stated that NIPA recently began offering associates classes for their new nursing program, and the University of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Feb 2021 11:44 PM

Buncamper Questions If Limit Can Be Placed On Funds Being Sent Abroad

MP Claudius Toontje Buncamper

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Toontje Buncamper asked on Monday whether a limit can be placed on the amount of remittances individuals can send abroad from St. Maarten.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Jan 2021 02:52 PM

Mp Emmanuel, Usp Faction Call For Meeting On Coho

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – Independent MP Christopher Emmanuel, supported by the MPs representing the USP Faction in Parliament Claudius Buncamper and Akeem Arrindell, has forwarded a letter to the Chairperson of Parliament requesting a Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Body for Reform & Development (COHO), the law supporting this entity and the country packages.

The letter reads as follows: 

On Tuesday, December 21, 2020, the Prime Minister Of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Jan 2021 11:39 PM

Cannabis Farming, Animal Cruelty Laws Among Us Party Focus Points For 2021

MP Claudius Toontje Buncamper

PHILIPSBURG-- A tolerance policy for the decriminalisation of possession, use and cultivation of cannabis, permitting cannabis farming for medicinal and recreational purposes, and pursuing a law on animal cruelty are amongst the many issues on which United St. Maarten Party (US Party) wants to focus this year.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
14 Jan 2021 07:20 PM

Usp Outlines Its Plan Of Action Of 2021

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in parliament outlines its plan of actions for the year 2021. The work on some of the projects outlined in the 2021 plan of actions have begun in 2020, while the party intends to have them completed during the course of this year.

The Animal Cruelty Law is one of the projects on the list. This law already exists in parts of our penal code. Aruba has a more in-depth law with a penalty section. The faction intends to review this law to establish if there is a need to implement a similar law with adaptations that are best suitable for St Read more


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