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Democratic Party (Dp) Responds To Hillaire.

Source: SMN-News 08 Nov 2023 03:38 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Its not the intention of the Board of the SPArty/21/democratic-party'>Democratic Party (SPArty/21/democratic-party'>SPArty/21/democratic-party'>(DP)) to join the political frays that mar our country today. Political caNDidates aND HOPEfuls are seeking where to position themselves, as to get on a list, one needs to align oneself with a political party. A political party that, according to our laws, must be an association with political objectives, vision, aND platform.

On postulation day, caNDidates officially sign their allegiance with the slate of their choice, affirming to be informed aND in agreement with all others on the same slate. Until then, we can expect to see persons leaving aND joining for reasons best known to them.

However, the SPArty/21/democratic-party'>SPArty/21/democratic-party'>(DP) board wishes to address the statement by former SPArty/21/democratic-party'>SPArty/21/democratic-party'>(DP) caNDidate NDidate' href='/newspolitician/663/shirley-hilaire'>Shirley Hilaire. Not so much to refute, but to put thinSPArty/9/general-solidaire'>GS into perspective, as the statement by Ms. Hilaire leaves out much of what led up to her resigSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAtion from the SPArty/21/democratic-party'>Democratic Party.

Important to note is also that Ms. Hilaire was a member of the board of the SPArty/21/democratic-party'>SPArty/21/democratic-party'>(DP) aND worked in the UDs faction office.

Ms. Hilaire was asked to formally resign as a member of the SPArty/21/democratic-party'>Democratic Party Board aND cabinet staff after weeks of hinting at being iNDecisive about whether to remain a caNDidate of the SPArty/21/democratic-party'>SPArty/21/democratic-party'>(DP), to which she had already committed in writing or join the UP party, that relentlessly pursued her with offers of a more permanent position at a company falling uNDer a portfolio of an UP appointed Minister. All of this is uNDer the watchful eye of Prime NDidate' href='/newspolitician/548/silveria-jacobs'>Minister Jacobs, who is responsible for Government-owned Companies.

While this political lobbying was going on, Ms. Hilaire continued to profess that she was remaining loyal to SPArty/21/democratic-party'>SPArty/21/democratic-party'>(DP) Leader, Sarah A. NDidate' href='/newspolitician/544/sarah-wescot-williams'>Wescot-Williams. In her letter of September 14th, Ms. Hilaire stated that her reasons for resigning were persoSPArty/23/national-alliance'>NAl, aND we respected that.

We wish Ms. Hilaire much success in her future political career, conclUDed the President of the SPArty/21/democratic-party'>SPArty/21/democratic-party'>(DP) Board.

Sarah Wescot-Williams mentioned 2 times
Silveria Jacobs mentioned 1 time
Shirley Hilaire mentioned 1 time

General Solidaire [GS] mentioned 1 time
Democratic Party [DP] mentioned 22 times
National Alliance [NA] mentioned 9 times
St Maarten Patriotic Alliance [SPA] mentioned 28 times
Hope Party [HOPE] mentioned 1 time
New Direction St. Martin [ND] mentioned 14 times
United Democrates 2018 [UD] mentioned 2 times Corner Stone Solutions NV