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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Apr 2020 03:57 PM

Pfp And Sarah Walk Out Of Virtual Parliament Meeting

PHILIPSBURG--The virtual public meeting on the airports reconstruction, finances and chief financial officer (CFO) on Wednesday ended prematurely when Members of Parliament (MPs) Sarah Wescot-Williams of United Democrats (UD), Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
UD
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Mar 2020 04:04 PM

Ud, Pfp And Us Party Mps Request Meeting On Tax Reform

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD), Party For Progress (PFP) and United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Members of Parliament (MPs) have submitted a request for a meeting of the Central Committee of Parliament on the issue of tax reform.

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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
17 Mar 2020 05:54 AM

Environmental Ngos Submit Letter To Parliament In Support Of Plastic Ban

Nina Bijnsdorp (left) of Green Initiatives and Melanie Meijer zu Schlochtern (right) of St. Maarten Nature Foundation presenting a letter to Parliament in support of the single-use plastic ban. The draft law initiator MP Sarah Wescot-Williams was on hand to receive the letter.

PHILIPSBURG--Several local environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on Monday submitted a letter to Members of Parliament (MPs) in support of the proposed law banning single-use plastic bags, plastic straws and Styrofoam Read more


Candidates in this article:
DLP
NA
USP
OSPP
UD
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Mar 2020 05:50 PM

Doran: Time Has Run Out On Cfatf Recommendations

Justice Minister Egbert Doran (second right) answering MPs questions on CFATFs recommendations and other related laws on Wednesday, February 26.

MPs listening to Justice Minister Egbert Dorans answers on Wednesday, February 26.

PHILIPSBURG--Time has run out to implement the recommendations of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), said Justice Minister Egbert Doran at last weeks meeting of the Central Committee of Parliament.

He said this in response to Members of Parliament (MPs) questioning the urgency and timeline necessary to comply with the recommendations and other related laws during a previous meeting of the Central Committee.

This meeting was a continuation of the Central Committee meeting on Tuesday, February 18.

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams of United Democrats (UD) asked during the previous meeting whether St Read more


Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
14 Feb 2020 06:08 AM

Sarah Says Decision On New Work Permit Policy Hasty, Uncoordinated

Sarah Wescot-Williams

PHILIPSBURG--Hasty, uncoordinated and haphazard were terms used by United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Read more


Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Feb 2020 05:40 AM

Sarah Questions Govt. On Motion To Lower Salaries, Cost For Mps

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
10 Feb 2020 03:38 PM

Fifteen Members Of Parliament Took Oath/Rolando Brison Elected Chairman Of Parliament

HARBOR VIEW, Sint Maarten – The 15 persons elected to the parliament of Sint Maarten during the parliamentary elections on January 9th, are now official Members of Parliament. They were sworn in by the Governor, His Excellency drs. Eugene B. Holiday during a ceremony held at the Governors Office in Harbor View Monday morning.

The 15 law makers to take the oath of office Monday morning were from the National Alliance Silveria Jacobs, Jurendy Doran, William Marlin, Christopher Emmanuel, Ardwell Irion and Rudolphe Samuel. From the United Peoples Party are Rolando Brison, Grisha Marten Heyliger, Omar Ottley and Sidharth Bijlani Read more


Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Feb 2020 05:30 AM

Sarah Says, We Are In Some Serious Trouble

PHILIPSBURG--Some serious trouble was the description used by United Democrats (UD) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams to describe the situation St. Maarten is currently in.

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Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
31 Jan 2020 06:01 AM

Sarah: Kicking Can Down The Road Not An Option On Pension Reform

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams said authorities will have to bite the bullet one way or another when it comes to the draft pension reform legislation for civil servants.

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Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jan 2020 04:48 AM

Sarah: Partial Payment From Uts Sale Not Sufficiently Addressed

Sarah Wescot-Williams

PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams has weighed in on what she calls the recent squeezing of NAf Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: 721 News
13 Jan 2020 12:47 AM

Governor Holiday Holds Consultations Regarding The Election Results

Harbour View Today, January 10, 2020, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday was informed by the chairman of the Central Voting Bureau about the proceedings of the January 9, parliamentary elections. Governor Holiday also received the preliminary results of the January 9, 2020, parliamentary elections.

Interim Prime Minister Ms. S. Jacobs has, in view of the elections, made the portfolios of the Ministers and the Minister Plenipotentiary available. The Governor informed the Prime Minister that he will take the resignation into consideration and requested the Ministers and the Minister Plenipotentiary to continue to handle the daily operations of government and to continue working with him in the interest of Sint Maarten until a decision has been taken concerning the request for resignation.

Based on the preliminary results the Governor decided to start consultations today with various persons to gather information to decide on the process for the formation of a new government Read more


Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jan 2020 11:29 PM

Re-elected UD MP Sarah Wescot-Williams.

PHILIPSBURG--The United Democrats (UD), which secured one of the 15 seats in the next Parliament for St. Maarten, is open to engage in talks for the formation of the next gov Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
10 Jan 2020 10:52 PM

Governor Holiday Holds Consultations Regarding The Election Results

Harbour View Today, January 10, 2020, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday was informed by the chairman of the Central Voting Bureau about the proceedings of the January 9, parliamentary elections. Governor Holiday also received the preliminary results of the January 9, 2020, parliamentary elections.

Interim Prime Minister Ms. S. Jacobs has, in view of the elections, made the portfolios of the Ministers and the Minister Plenipotentiary available. The Governor informed the Prime Minister that he will take the resignation into consideration and requested the Ministers and the Minister Plenipotentiary to continue to handle the daily operations of government and to continue working with him in the interest of Sint Maarten until a decision has been taken concerning the request for resignation.

Based on the preliminary results the Governor decided to start consultations today with various persons to gather information to decide on the process for the formation of a new government Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UPP
UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
10 Jan 2020 06:01 PM

Harbour View:--- Today, January 10, 2020, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday was informed by the chairman of the Central Voting Bureau about the proceedings of the January 9, parliamentary elections. Governor Holiday also received the preliminary results of January 9, 2020, parliamentary elections.
Interim Prime Minister Ms. S. Jacobs has, in view of the elections, made the portfolios of the Ministers and the Minister Plenipotentiary available. The Governor informed the Prime Minister that he will take the resignation into consideration and requested the Ministers and the Minister Plenipotentiary to continue to handle the daily operations of government and to continue working with him in the interest of Sint Maarten until a decision has been taken concerning the request for resignation Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
PPA
USP
SMCP
UD
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
10 Jan 2020 03:54 PM

Los Mayores Ganadores De La Alianza Nacional Comienzan Las Conversaciones De Formacin

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Los resultados preliminares de las elecciones parlamentarias interrumpidas que acaban de celebrarse el jueves 9 de enero estn en marcha y la Alianza Nacional (NA) y sus 22 candidatos acumularon un total de 4.694 votos.

El Partido UP es el siguiente en lnea con 3.232 votos. Los dos partidos ms grandes fueron seguidos por el Partido Unido de Sint Maarten (USP), que obtuvo 1.759 votos, el PFP recin llegado recibi 1, 408, SMCP reuni 752 y PPA obtuvo 326 votos.

Haba 111 candidatos representando los siete partidos polticos que participaron en las elecciones Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UD
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jan 2020 11:37 AM

National Alliance leader Silveria Jacobs with party candidates and supporters just after the final results were announced on Friday morning.

~ UP 4, PFP 2, US Party 2, UD 1 ~

PHILIPSBURG--National Alliance (NA) captured the most seats in the snap parliamentary election on Thursday, clearing five seats outright and earning one residual seat for a total of six seats in the new parliament of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
PPA
USP
SMCP
UD
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
10 Jan 2020 11:32 AM

National Alliance Biggest Winners Formation Talks To Start

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Preliminary results in the just concluded snapped parliamentary elections held on Thursday, January 9th are in and the National Alliance and its 22 candidates amassed a total of 4,694 votes.

The UP Party is next in line with 3,232 votes. The two largest parties were followed by the US Party who garnered 1,759 votes the new comer PFP received 1, 408, SMCP gathered 752 and PPA acquired 326 votes Read more


Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jan 2020 04:37 PM

United Democrats (UD) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams and members of her family voted at the polling station at the Charles Leopold Bell School in Cole Bay mid-morning on Thursday. Wescot-Williams, who has maintained that theRead more


Candidates in this article:
NA
USP
UPP
SMCP
UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
08 Jan 2020 08:57 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Eligible voters will be heading to the polls on Thursday, January 9th, 2020 to cast their votes to elect 15 Members of Parliament. The anticipation as to which political party will take over power will come to an end Thursday night into early Friday morning. Contesting the election are seven political parties, namely: United Democrats (UD), United People's Party (UPP), United St Read more


Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
08 Jan 2020 05:03 PM

From left: United Democrats (UD) party stalwarts Perry Geerlings, Stuart JohnsonRead more


Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jan 2020 06:31 AM

UD leader Sarah Wescot-Williams.

PHILIPSBURG--The Daily Herald will be publishing the responses of leaders of the various political parties contesting the January 9 snap parliamentary election who respond to a number of standard questions posed by this newspaper, over the next few days leading up to the election. Here Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
PPA
USP
UPP
SMCP
UD
PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
03 Jan 2020 07:32 AM

Political Leaders To Square Off In Debate Ahead Of Election

PHILIPSBURG, Sint. Maarten, PJD-2 Radio & SXM Daily News is hosting a Political Debate 2020 to introduce and present the parties Leaders who are contesting the upcoming Island/Parliamentary election on Sunday, January 5, 2020 which will allow them to give the general public their party’s ideologies and views on the relevant issues.

The debate will broadcast live via St. Maarten Cable TV channel 115 and via www.stmaartenmediacenter.com. And face book. Doors open at 7pm and everyone should be seated at 7.30pm because the live broadcast will start promptly at 8pm and end at 11pm.

The debate will be at the Musical Institute Building on Backstreet next to the alley leading to A.C Read more


Candidates in this article:
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jan 2020 06:08 AM

Emil Lee and Richardson share The Kapock Tree, which will appear on the sustainable shopping bags.

PHILIPSBURG--Former Minister and United Democrats (UD) candidate Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
PPA
USP
UPP
SMCP
UD
PFP
Source: 721 News
03 Jan 2020 01:52 AM

Seven Political Leaders In The Political Debate 2020 Organized By Pjd-2 Radio & Sxm Daily News


PHILIPSBURG, ST. MAARTEN — PJD-2 Radio & SXM Daily News is hosting a Political Debate 2020 to introduce and present the parties Leaders who are contesting the upcoming Island/Parliamentary election on Sunday, January 5, 2020 which will allow them to give the general public their party’s ideologies and views on the relevant issues.

The debate will broadcast live via St. Maarten Cable TV channel 115 and via www.stmaartenmediacenter.com and facebook.

Doors open at 7pm and everyone should be seated at 7.30pm because the live broadcast will start promptly at 8pm and end at 11pm.

The debate will be at the Musical Institute Building on Backstreet next to the alley leading to A.C Read more


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