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Source: SMN-News
30 Dec 2016 10:14 PM

MAHO:--- (DMF) DOW MUSICAL FOUNDATION and EBONY STEEL ORCHESTRA 25th year annual concert celebration took place on Monday night December 26th, 2016 at Maho Royale Ballroom.
The Tallahasse-St. Maarten Foundation Inc. (TLH-SXMF) presented an award to Prime Minister William Marlin under the banner of: POLITICIAN OF THE YEAR 2016.
“The house was packed to capacity at the annual Steel Pan Concert and extravaganza celebrating the DOW MUSICAL FOUNDATION and EBONY STEEL ORCHESTRA 25th concert anniversary,” according to TLH-SXMF Executive Director Arthur Lugisse.
Lugisse continues: “Current Prime Minister of Sint Maarten William Marlin was first sworn in on November 19, 2015 and after serving one year he was again recently sworn in on December 20, 2016 as Prime Minister in the Red, White and Blue coalition government comprising of the Democratic Party, the National Alliance and the United St Read more


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DP
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
23 Dec 2016 02:26 PM

Hasani Ellis Tipped To Be Deputy Minister In Hague

Hasani Ellis

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maartener Hasani Ellis is tipped to be the country’s Deputy Minister Plenipotentiary in The Hague. He is currently undergoing justice and integrity screening.

  Ellis was a candidate with the Democratic Party (DP) of Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams in the September 26 Parliamentary election, but did not earn a seat in Parliament Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Dec 2016 06:28 AM

Brownbill Moves Tbo Interview

PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament (MP) Chanel Brownbill of United St. Maarten Party (US Party) has rescheduled his appointment with members of the Anti-Corruption Taskforce TBO to this week. He originally made the appointment with Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
16 Dec 2016 04:44 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Friday explained that the screening process for its candidate Minister Cecil Nicholas is still ongoing but nearing completion. As such, the swearing in on Tuesday will proceed without Mr. Nicholas who will be sworn in soon thereafter. Mr. Nicholas will take up responsibilities for the Ministry of TEATT."

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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
14 Dec 2016 05:50 AM

Frans Calls For Legislation To Protect Primary Home

PHILIPSBURG--Protect the primary home of residents via legislation to ensure this cannot be auctioned off by the tax marshal was a proposal United St. Maarten Party (US Party) leader Member of Parliament Frans Richardson made in t Read more


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Source: SMN-News
01 Dec 2016 07:49 PM

Haiti In Search Of Cooperation In Matters Of Tourism With Saint-Martin.

MARIGOT:--- Last Tuesday, Guy Didier Hyppolite, Minister of Tourism and the Creative Industries of Haiti, visited our island as part of a tour in the West Indies, at the head of a delegation of six employees.

In addition to the Collectivité and the CCISM, the Haitian dignitary went to the Office of Tourism to meet with its President Jeanne Rogers Vanterpool and reiterated his ambition to develop the tourism industry of his country Read more


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DP
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
25 Nov 2016 07:06 AM

Sarah Elected New Parliament Chair, Frans Second Vice Chair

PHILIPSBURG--Democratic Party (DP) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams was elected the new Chairperson of Parliament and United St. Maarten Party (Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
23 Nov 2016 06:21 AM

Frans: Us Party ‘Seriously Busy’ With New Government Formation

PHILIPSBURG--“We are committed and still seriously busy with finalizing the formation process,” said United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament Frans Richardson on Tuesday.

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Source: 721 News
22 Nov 2016 10:09 PM

Frans: Llamó A La Población A No Prestar Atención A Falsos Rumores, El Us Está Comprometido Con El Proceso De Formación

Traducido por Máximo Castro

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten.- El líder del UNITED ST. MAARTEN PARTY (US), el parlamentario Frans Richardson, pidió el miércoles en la noche a la población a no llevarse de rumores mal intencionados que circulan en las redes sociales, en los que se dice que el (US), ha estado en negociaciones con otro partido, intentado con lo que calificó; “un desesperado rumor”, crear confusión en la población.

Durante el transcurso del martes, ciertas personas difundieron en las redes sociales, el rumor del que la coalición blanco, azul y rojo, se había roto, dando paso a que el partido (US), iniciara negociaciones con otro partido.  “Nosotros estamos comprometidos y seriamente ocupados con la finalización del proceso de formación del nuevo gobierno”, dijo Richardson, y agregó que rara vez reacciona a rumores, pero entendió que el pueblo merecía escuchar la verdad en este sentido.

Dijo que el partido (US) no tiene ninguna intención de hablar / negociar con ninguna otro partido y no lo ha hecho Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
22 Nov 2016 08:28 PM

Frans: Don’T Listen To Rumor Mongers, Us Committed To Formation Process

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Leader of the UNITED ST. MAARTEN PARTY (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Wednesday evening dispelled and dismissed what he called “desperate rumor-mongering” regarding the state of the Red-White-Blue coalition.

“During the course of the day on Tuesday, certain people on social media thought it was cute or funny to start rumors, but we are committed and still seriously busy with finalizing the formation process,” Richardson said, adding that he rarely reacts to rumors, but the public deserved to hear the truth in this regard.

He said the US party has no intention whatsoever to talk/negotiate with any other party and have not done so Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
22 Nov 2016 07:56 PM

Frans: Don’T Listen To Rumor Mongers.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Tuesday evening dispelled and dismissed what he called “desperate rumor-mongering” regarding the state of the Red-White-Blue coalition.

“During the course of the day on Tuesday, certain people on social media thought it was cute or funny to start rumors, but we are committed and still seriously busy with finalizing the formation process,” Richardson said, adding that he rarely reacts to rumors, but the public deserved to hear the truth in this regard.

He said the US party has no intention whatsoever to talk/negotiate with any other party and have not done so Read more


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DP
NA
USP
UPP
Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Nov 2016 06:26 PM

Upp Deputy Leader Denies Failing Screening

PHILLIPSBURG, St. Maarten -  Deputy leader of the United People’s Party, Member of Parliament Frankie Meyers has refuted reports that he failed the screening process paving the path for him to become a Minister in the next government.

As a result of the alleged failed screening of candidate Ministers of the UP, the National Alliance has shifted from the September 27th signed agreement between the political parties to form the next government, opting to work instead with the Democratic Party and the United St Read more


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DP
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Nov 2016 06:02 AM

Governor Instructs Marlin To Deliver Final Report By Dec. 12

HARBOUR VIEW--After the swearing in of the “Halloween” Parliament on October 31, it now looks as though the country will get a Christmas Government.

  Governor Eugene Holiday has tasked National Alliance (NA) leader Prime Minister William Marlin with delivering a final report on the formation of a new Council of Ministers, reflecting the newly formed red, white and blue coalition, by December 12 Read more


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DP
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
17 Nov 2016 02:55 AM

Red, White And Blue Coalition To Again Form Govt., Up Out

PHILIPSBURG--The red, white and blue coalition that was formed after the 2010 elections, but ended up short lived, will get another chance to firmly take the helm of the country with the signing of a new coalition agreement on Wednesday by the Democratic Party (DP), United St. Maarten Party (US Party) and National Alliance (NA) Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Nov 2016 07:06 AM

Frans Wants To Know Severity Of Virus Attack

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party Member of Parliament (MP) Frans Richardson has issued a call to Government to immediately inform the public about the severity of the Ransomware virus attack that has forced the shut-down of several departments’ servers.

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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2016 09:32 PM

113 Donation Registrations Received By Electoral Council

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - At the end of the deadline, Wednesday, October 26, 2016, one hundred and thirteen (113) of the candidates had formally submitted their donation registration. Four (4) of the remaining twelve (12) candidates did not submit the donation registration but have concluded the registration online with no possibility to make any more adjustments. These registrations have yet to be signed by the candidates and submitted to the Electoral Council.

The remaining eight (8) have not concluded the registration online nor provided the Electoral Council with any information Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2016 07:52 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- At the end of the deadline, Wednesday, October 26, 2016, one hundred and thirteen (113) of the candidates had formally submitted their donation registration. Four (4) of the remaining twelve (12) candidates did not submit the donation registration but have concluded the registration online with no possibility to make any more adjustments. These registrations have yet to be signed by the candidates and submitted to the Electoral Council.
The remaining eight (8) have not concluded the registration online nor provided the Electoral Council with any information Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Oct 2016 05:25 AM

Silvio Matser’S Tax Appeal Now Set For December 13

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) elect and local businessman Silvio Matser’s appeal against his tax-fraud conviction was postponed again on Thursday. A new date for the appeal hearing was t Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
28 Sep 2016 05:54 AM

Frans: Us Party On Steady Growth Path

CUL DE SAC--“Now with three seats, we are on a steady path of growth and we are very proud of this,” said United St. Maarten Party (US Party) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Frans Richardson about his party’s earning an add Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
28 Sep 2016 04:19 AM

Frans: Usp Is On A Steady Path Of Growth

PHILIPSBURG – Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Tuesday, September 27, said he is “extremely proud” of the overall effort of his candidates and party during the 2016 Parliamentary elections and looks forward to continue working for the people of St. Maarten.

“Now with 3 seats, we are on a steady path of growth and we are very proud of this,” he said.

Richardson noted that the US was the only returning party that increased in votes (more than 1,100) compared to the 2014 Parliamentary elections, something he attributed to a proven record of accomplishments for the people and the party’s steadfast people-first approach.

“We went into this election championing a very clear approach; show the people how you intend to improve their quality of life Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Sep 2016 11:16 PM

Frans: Usp Is On A Steady Path Of Growth

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Tuesday said he is “extremely proud” of the overall effort of his candidates and party during the 2016 Parliamentary elections and looks forward to continue working for the people of St. Maarten. “Now with 3 seats, we are on a steady path of growth and we are very proud of this,” he said.

Richardson noted that the US was the only returning party that increased in votes (more than 1,100) compared to the 2014 Parliamentary elections, something he attributed to a proven record of accomplishments for the people and the party’s steadfast people-first approach.

“We went into this election championing a very clear approach; show the people how you intend to improve their quality of life Read more


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DP
NA
USP
UPP
SMCP
HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Sep 2016 10:43 PM

Smcp Thanks Voters And Requests A Recount

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) wishes to thank the general public and particularly our 856 voters for your support and confidence in us during the 2016 Parliamentary Elections.

As a new party, we believe that we conducted a clean and transparent campaign that was focused on educating the electorate, demonstrating a zero tolerance towards vote buying and challenging our Parliamentarians to offer good representation to the People.

Preliminary results from the Main Voting Bureau indicate that we were 116 votes short of gaining a seat in Parliament Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
27 Sep 2016 05:56 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Tuesday said he is “extremely proud” of the overall effort of his candidates and party during the 2016 Parliamentary elections and looks forward to continue working for the people of St. Maarten. “Now with 3 seats, we are on a steady path of growth and we are very proud of this,” he said.

Richardson noted that the US was the only returning party that increased in votes (more than 1,100) compared to the 2014 Parliamentary elections, something he attributed to a proven record of accomplishments for the people and the party’s steadfast people-first approach.

“We went into this election championing a very clear approach; show the people how you intend to improve their quality of life Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Sep 2016 10:01 AM

Up 5, Na 5, Usp 3, Dp 2

~ Six ‘new’ Parliamentarians ~

PHILIPSBURG--The United People’s (UP) party captured the most votes, but National Alliance (NA) and United St. Maarten Party (US Party) can be considered the winners, as they each picked up an additional seat, while the Democratic Party (DP) remained constant with its two seats after Monday’s Parliamentary election Read more


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