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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Dec 2021 11:00 PM

Usp Questions The Benefits Of Strategic Alliance With Schiphol

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – With the season and the projected increase in passenger arrivals to St. Maarten, the board of the United St. MaartenParty is concerned with the lack of measures in placeto manage passenger experience and questions the much-talked-aboutbenefits of the strategic Alliance with SchipholAirport.

Afterall, the CEO of PJIA Brian Mingo makes it a habit to highlight Schiphols level of expertise and experience as far surpassing our local capacity. So one would have expected that a strategic plan would be in place to address future growth and current passenger experience, instead of the reestablishment of a vision already brought to reality by our local experts for 40 million dollars less, President of the USP board Cecil Nicholas said.

Nicholas lamented the long lines outside of the terminal now being experienced by visitors to the country, some 4 years after hurricane Irma. Additionally, he questioned what exactly has been accomplished at PJIA since the government, Schiphol and Ballast Nedam shared a toast in August this year Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
23 Dec 2021 12:25 PM

~ Buncamper filed an appeal, but will be suspended from Parliament~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper has been convicted in the Ruby case that was filed by the Prosecutors Office.
The court convicted the longtime civil servant to 32 months imprisonment and has banned him for a period of 7 years as a civil servant, while his wife Maria Buncamper Molanus has been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
23 Dec 2021 12:02 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- With the season and the projected increase in passenger arrivals to St. Maarten, the board of the United St. Maarten Party is concerned with the lack of measures in place to manage passenger experience and questions the much-talked-about benefits of the strategic Alliance with Schiphol Airport.

After all, the CEO of PJIA Brian Mingo makes it a habit to highlight Schiphols level of expertise and experience as far surpassing our local capacity Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
22 Dec 2021 04:26 AM

Usp: Invisible Savings From 12.5% Cuts Do Nothing For Socioeconomic Hardships

President of the board of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) Cecil Nicholas

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — President of the board of the United St Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Dec 2021 11:47 PM

Us Party: Invisible Savings From Cuts Do Nothing For Socio-Economic Hardships

Cecil Nicholas

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) board president Cecil Nic Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Dec 2021 09:09 PM

Usp: Invisible Savings From 12.5% Cuts Do Nothing For Socioeconomic Hardships

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – President of theboard of the United St. Maarten Party(USP)Cecil Nicholas on Monday said his boardis baffled overwhyto date the mandatory 12.5% cut imposed by government on civil servants and workers of government owned companies, specifically GEBE andTelem, has notbeen followed up with an instruction to ensure that thesavingsbe used as a supplement to directly offset the bills of every citizen in the country.Headded: Obviously because the savings, a motivation used to impose the cuts, have not materialized and people lives were made harder for nothing.

Nicholas said the budget of country St Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
20 Dec 2021 06:46 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- President of the board of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) Cecil Nicholas on Monday said his board is baffled over why to date the mandatory 12.5% cut imposed by government on civil servants and workers of government-owned companies, specifically GEBE and Telem, has not been followed up with an instruction to ensure that the savings be used as a supplement to directly offset the bills of every citizen in the country Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
16 Dec 2021 11:55 PM

Pjia Board Calls Meeting To Fire Hyman, Mps Concerned

MIchel Hyman

 PHILIPSBURG--An Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) set for December 23, which has as an agenda point the termination of Michel Hyman as Managing Director of the airport, has caught the attention of Members of Parliament (MPs) Claudius Toontje Buncamper (US Party) and Christophe Emmanuel (independent), wh Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Dec 2021 12:01 AM

Us Party Wants Clarification On Proportional Representation

From Left: US Party board member Khalil Revan, Leader Pamela Gordon-Carty, Julio Romney, US Party board President Cecil Nicholas and board member Agnes Brooks.

PHILIPSBURG--The board of the United St Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
12 Dec 2021 10:43 PM

Usp: Clarification To Be Sought On Proportional Representation

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The board of the United St. Maarten Party Party (USP) will seek further clarification into what it deems as a serious constitutional issue after both of its MPs, Claudius Buncamper and Akeem Arrindell, declared themselves as independent members of Parliament, leaving the party with no representation in Parliament.

The board recently met with Dr Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
12 Dec 2021 07:17 PM

Usp: Clarification To Be Sought On Proportional Representation

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The board of the United St. Maarten Party Party (USP) will seek further clarification into what it deems as a serious constitutional issue after both of its MPs, Claudius Buncamper and AkeemArrindell, declared themselves as independent members of Parliament, leaving the party with no representation in Parliament Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
12 Dec 2021 05:37 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten Party Party (USP) will seek further clarification into what it deems as a serious constitutional issue after both of its MPs, Claudius Buncamper and Akeem Arrindell, declared themselves as independent members of Parliament, leaving the party with no representation in Parliament.

The board recently met with Dr Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Dec 2021 12:07 AM

Decade Post-Neths. Antilles Dissolution Put Under Microscope At 31St Congress

From left: MPs Rolando Brison (UP), Chairperson of Parliament Grisha Heyliger-Marten (UP) and Claudius Toontje Buncamper (US Party).

PHILIPSBURG--A four-person delegation from the Parliament of St Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
07 Dec 2021 03:08 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Companies should make qualifications, skills, and experience the basis for their job recruitment, placement, training, and advancement of their staff at all levels and not discriminate via race. So says the leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Pamela Gordon-Carty in reaction to a vacancy ad that circulated on social media on Monday seeking a waitress who must be white.

 The US leader, who is also a former Minister of VSA who established the Pamela Policy, called on the current Minister of VSA to look into this matter Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
07 Dec 2021 03:35 AM

Gordon-Carty: Being Black Is Not An Impediment For Employment

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Companies should make qualifications, skills and experience the basis for their job recruitment, placement, training and advancement of their staff at all levels and not discriminate via race. So says leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Pamela Gordon-Carty in reaction to a vacancy ad that circulated on social media on Monday seeking a waitress who must be white.

The US leader, who is also a former Minister of VSA who established the Pamela Policy, called on the current Minister of VSA to look into this matter.

The Pamela Policy was introduced mainly to try to eradicate this type of behavior on the labor market which is hidden yet existing on country St Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
06 Dec 2021 11:44 PM

Gordon-Carty: Being Black Is Not An Impediment For Employment

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Companies should make qualifications, skills and experience the basis for their job recruitment, placement, training and advancement of their staff at all levels and not discriminate via race. So says leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Pamela Gordon-Carty in reaction to a vacancy ad that circulated on social media on Monday seeking a waitress who must be white.

The US leader, who is also a former Minister of VSA who established the Pamela Policy, called on the current Minister of VSA to look into this matter Read more


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MAP
USP
Source: 721 News
05 Dec 2021 11:47 PM

Pamela Gordon Carty Usp Leader: Mp ArrindellS Departure Lacked Integrity

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Pamela Gordon-Carty on Sunday said while she was not surprised by the declaration by MP Akeem Arrindell as an independent member of Parliament, she would have preferred that the MP used a more integer manner of walking away from the party regardless of the reason that has been expressed.

The US board had already earlier in the weekend stated that Arrindells excuse to Parliament and the public was void of the truth Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Dec 2021 08:16 PM

Usp Not Surprised By Mp Arrindell, Deficit In Electoral Structure Persists

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Saturday said the announcement by MPAkeemArrindellthat he was breaking from the US was a plan months in the making by the MP, and once again highlights the deficits in the countrys electoral structure.

The party board said it is unfortunate that MPs do not have the same conviction to the truth as they have in their attempt to present a sympathetic picture to the public. The board said it is not at all surprised by the announcement since MP Arrindellthreatened the board via letter in March 2021.

This threat to declare himself an Independent Member of Parliament came after the board tried to strengthen USPs faction office in Parliament by way of staffing Read more


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MAP
USP
Source: SMN-News
05 Dec 2021 06:54 PM

Us Leader: Mp ArrindellS Departure Lacked Integrity.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Pamela Gordo Carty on Sunday said while she was not surprised by the declaration by MP Akeem Arrindell as an independent member of Parliament, she would have preferred that the MP used a more integer manner of walking away from the party regardless of the reason that has been expressed.
The US board had already earlier in the weekend stated that Arrindells excuse to Parliament and the public was void of the truth Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
04 Dec 2021 08:22 PM

Usp Not Surprised By Mp Arrindell, Deficit In Electoral Structure Persists

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Saturday said the announcement by MP Akeem Arrindell that he was breaking from the US was a plan months in the making by the MP, and once again highlights the deficits in the countrys electoral structure.

The party board said it is unfortunate that MPs do not have the same conviction to the truth as they have in their attempt to present a sympathetic picture to the public Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
04 Dec 2021 07:34 PM

Usp Not Surprised By Mp Arrindell, Deficit In Electoral Structure Persists.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Saturday said the announcement by MP Akeem Arrindell that he was breaking from the US was a plan monts in the making by the MP, and once again highlights the deficits in the countrys electoral structure Read more


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NA
USP
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
03 Dec 2021 11:40 AM

~ USP has no representation in the parliament of St. Maarten.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament and Faction leader of the United St. Maarten Peoples Party (USP) has declared himself an Independent Member of Parliament on Friday morning.
MP Arrindell made the notification during a public meeting of parliament on Friday morning. In addressing parliament Arrindell said that he was heavily ridiculed by the President of the USP board Cecil Nicolas during a live talk show, that video was played so that members of parliament and the general public could see his reasons for leaving the USP Party Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
30 Nov 2021 10:00 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Political and social activist Shujah Reiph has urged the United St. Maarten Party (USP) to approach independence for the territory with confidence.
Reiph was the guest speaker at the USP congress last Sunday at John Larmonie Center, where the party membership elected Pamela Gordon-Carty as the new political leader.
The theme of Reiphs speech was Independence The way forward Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
29 Nov 2021 11:58 PM

Gordon-Carty Elected Elected Us Party Leader

Former Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour VSA Pamela Gordon-Carty was elected as the new political leader of the United St. Maarten Party (US Party) on Sunday, November 28. In photo: Gordon Carty (centre) with incoming and outgoing party board members and former leader Frans Richardson (second right). 

~ Nicholas new board President ~

PHILIPSBURG--Former Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour VSA Pamela Gordon-Carty was elected as the new political leader of the United St Read more


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