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UNITED ST MAARTEN PARTY [USP] In The News 2017

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USP
Source: SMN-News
28 Dec 2017 06:29 PM

~ A waste of time and focus on country ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Thursday asked the people of St. Maarten to remember who manipulated the country into the chaos and instability that it is currently in, with a DP/UP/Brownbill coalition unable to form a government Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
26 Nov 2017 07:40 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Sunday said that anyone rejoicing over the unprecedented moves by the Dutch government to oust Prime Minister William Marlin is condoning a dangerous, self-defeating precedent that will be used again against St Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
USP
Source: SMN-News
03 Nov 2017 04:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Friday said that his party will not utilize the customary roadside billboards in the run-up to the January Parliamentary elections.

Richardson said that he believes the work put in by the USP in 9 months in office and the clear message that the party will have for the people of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
USP
Source: 721 News
01 Nov 2017 10:24 PM

Frans Urges Public Not To Fall For The Pretentious Games Of The Dp

~ Says DP manipulated young MP ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party is imploring the people of St. Maarten not to fall for the “pretentious saintly act” being put on display by the leader of the Democratic Party MP Sarah Wescot-Williams Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
USP
Source: SMN-News
01 Nov 2017 08:20 PM

~ Says DP manipulated young MP ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party is imploring the people of St. Maarten not to fall for the “pretentious saintly act” being put on display by the leader of the Democratic Party MP Sarah Wescot-Williams Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
USP
Source: SMN-News
01 Nov 2017 08:04 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Wednesday said the Minister of VSA Emil Lee should be held fully accountable for his failure to properly organize the relief effort following hurricane Irma.
Richardson said he cannot understand how the media have not attached accountability where it should go instead of letting Lee throw civil servants from his Ministry under the bus as the failures Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
USP
Source: SMN-News
01 Nov 2017 07:56 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party said it is very disappointed in MP Chanel Brownbill for the decision he took despite having stood by him through everything and involved him in even more. Brownbill ran on the slate of the US party in the last Parliamentary Elections.
The board explained that all effort was made to surround MP Brownbill, a new MP, with the assistance and guidance he needs to be successful in Parliament Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
Source: SMN-News
31 Oct 2017 10:22 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Information reaching SMN News states that Prime Minister of St. Maarten and Leader of the National Alliance William Marlin will submit a Ministeriële Beschikking (MB) to the governor to as early as tomorrow to dissolve the Parliament of St Read more


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USP
HOPE
Source: 721 News
20 Oct 2017 10:24 PM

Frans: Shta Should Guard Its Tone In Addressing Its Government Partner

~ Govt. will not be irresponsible in talks with Dutch ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson believes the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) should guard its tone and refrain from levying insults towards Parliament and the government of St. Maarten. Richardson’s US party holds the political responsibility for the Ministry of Tourism and Economic Affairs and that of Justice.

He said St Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
20 Oct 2017 06:56 PM

~ Govt. will not be irresponsible in talks with Dutch ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson believes the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) should guard its tone and refrain from levying insults towards Parliament and the government of St. Maarten. Richardson’s US party holds the political responsibility for the Ministry of Tourism and Economic Affairs and that of Justice.

He said St Read more


Candidates in this article:
MAP
Source: SMN-News
14 Sep 2017 09:18 PM

Caribbean Tourism Organization (Cto) Hurricane Irma - Update 5.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados:--- The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) continue to provide updates from their members in the northern Leeward Islands and the northern Caribbean following the impact Hurricane Irma.

Relief efforts are underway in a handful of the countries and both CTO and CHTA have set-up funds to assist in the efforts. CTO’s Relief Fund helps families and countries rebuild after hurricanes. For more information on CTO’s Relief Fund or to make a donation, visit www.gofundme.com/hurricane-relief-fund-cto Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
14 Sep 2017 04:17 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Tourism and Economy Minister Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher and her cabinet members have swung into action over the past few days to distribute much-needed supplies to various districts following the passing and destruction of Hurricane Irma.

The Minister along with her Chief of Staff Cecil Nicholas and Director of the St. Maarten Tourist Office Rolando Brison ensured that all the airlines that Ministry TEATT coordinated to come into St Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
09 May 2017 03:56 PM

Usp Extends Condolences Over Passing Of Neville York

PHILIPSBURG:---Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson and the board of the party on Tuesday extended condolences to the family and friends of Neville York who passed away early Tuesday morning.
Mr. York leaves behind a rich history of defending St. Maarten’s culture and exporting this culture whenever he could Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Apr 2017 06:00 AM

Governing Programme 2016-2020 Presented To Central Committee

PHILIPSBURG--The governing coalition of National Alliance (NA), United St. Maarten (US) Party and Democratic Party (DP), on Tuesday, presented its governing programme to the Central Committee of Parliament.

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Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
15 Apr 2017 04:54 AM

Governing Programme To Be Tabled To Mps Tuesday

PHILIPSBURG--After a delay of some three weeks, Parliament is again scheduled to receive the 2016-2020 Governing Programme of the National Alliance/United St. Maarten Party/Democratic Party Coalition along with the year plans of the seven ministers on Tuesday.

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USP
Source: SMN-News
09 Apr 2017 04:22 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---The United St. Maarten (US) party will host a Family Fish-Fry and Soup Sale for the general public on Saturday, April 15. With a focus on “Soups by US”, the day will also feature activities for children and is being touted as an affair the whole family can enjoy.
It will be held at the USp headquarters property in Cul de Sac and will run from 10 am to 6 pm. “We simply wanted to do an event that brings two things we love together; family and local food,” the board of the USp said Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
USP
Source: The Daily Herald
24 Mar 2017 06:05 AM

Coalition Outlines Plans, Focus On ‘Stability For Prosperity’

PHILIPSBURG--Investment in a “state-of-the-art” tax office, implementation of ordinances to impose stiffer penalties for violent crimes, diversify the economy and stimulate upward mobility in living standards are among the key areas the National Alliance/United St. Maarten Party/Democratic Party coalition plans to tackle in this governing term Read more


Candidates in this article:
MAP
DP
NA
USP
Source: 721 News
24 Mar 2017 02:06 AM

Stability For Prosperity! Is Title Governing Program 2016-2020

PHILIPSBURG – On Thursday, March 23, Prime Minister William Marlin presented, as part of the launch of the governing program 2016-2020 “Stability for Prosperity!” a hard copy of the program to Parliament. The presentation was made to Chairlady of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams and Member of Parliament (MP) Frans Richardson, second Vice Chairman.

The governing program outlines the vision and strategy for the governing period Read more


Candidates in this article:
MAP
DP
NA
USP
Source: SMN-News
23 Mar 2017 09:17 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---- On Thursday, March 23, Prime Minister William Marlin presented as part of the launch of the governing program 2016 – 2020 “Stability for Prosperity!”, a hard copy of the program to Parliament. The presentation was made to the Chairlady of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams and MP Frans Richardson, second Vice Chairman.

The governing program outlines the vision and strategy for the governing period Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
17 Mar 2017 05:31 PM

Mp Stays Behind Bars, Us Party Supports Him

PHILIPSBURG--Thursday marked the second day Member of Parliament (MP) Chanel Brownbill stayed in detention on order of the Anti-Corruption Team that detained him on Wednesday morning. Brownbill is a suspect in the Emerald investigation.

  The United St. Maarten Party (US Party) board said Thursday that it stands by and supports its party member and MP in the current investigation Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
16 Mar 2017 06:34 PM

Usp Board And Members Stand By And Supports Mp Chanel Brownbill.

The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Thursday said it stands by and supports its party member and Member of Parliament Chanel Brownbill in the current ongoing investigation. Though the situation is one to be concerned about, the board also cautions against a rush to judgment as MP Brownbill still has rights under the law.
"In such time we tend to forget how families are also affected, so we also stand in support of them in these troubling times Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
15 Mar 2017 09:37 PM

Mp Brownbill Detained By Anti-Corruption Team

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten party (USP) Member of Parliament Chanel Brownbill has been detained by authorities on Wednesday morning along with two other suspects in connection with the Emerald investigation.

Brownbill and the other suspects in the case are suspected of forgery and tax evasion Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
14 Feb 2017 06:19 AM

Marlin Expected Back From Colombia Today

POND ISLAND--The country has been in the hands of Deputy Prime Minister/Justice Minister Rafael Boasman (United St. Maarten Party) for the past week due to Prime Minister William Marlin seeking medical consultation in Colombia.

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USP
Source: 721 News
15 Jan 2017 09:37 PM

Matser Guilty Again, Prison Sentence And 150,000 Guilders Fine For Tax Fraud

Source Today Newspaper

GREAT BAY – The common Court of Justice has found United St. Maarten party parliamentarian Silvio Matser also guilty on appeal for tax fraud, though it mitigated the sentence the Court in First Instance imposed on January 7, 2015. Instead of a prison sentence of 24 months *with 18 months suspended), Matser now has a prison sentence for 22 months (with 18 months suspended, three years of probation and a fine of 150,00 guilders Read more


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