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Source: SMN-News
22 Nov 2023 05:31 PM

~ National Alliance with the largest turnout of supporters on Postulation Day. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- On January 11th, 2024, voters would have eight (8) political parties to choose from when they reach the polling stations to cast their votes.
The eight political parties lit up Philipsburg as they marched to the Parliament Building to submit their lists of candidates to the voting bureau that will be contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections.
At 9 am the Party for Progress (PFP) marched from Clem Labega Square chairing their leader Melissa Gumbs to submit the PFP lists of candidates Read more


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RSM
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ND
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Nov 2023 09:27 AM

Ursm Concerned About Voting Cards Distribution

Party leader Luc Mercelina


PHILIPSBURG--The Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) expressed deep conce Read more


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NA
SPA
USP
ND
Source: SMN-News
13 Nov 2023 08:13 PM

Cps And Diabetes Foundation Invites Public To Diabetes Panel Discussion On November 14.

PHILPSBURG (DCOMM):--- Tuesday, November 14 is World Diabetes Day (WDD) which will be observed around the globe to raise awareness under the theme, Access to Diabetes Care.

The Diabetes Foundation of St. Maarten (DFS) in collaboration with the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) will be hosting a panel discussion on diabetes where a number of speakers will share information about diabetic foot care and diabetes.

Guests speakers will be Dr. Adacia Bourne (General Practician),
Dr Read more


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RSM
NA
SPA
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
10 Nov 2023 07:13 AM

Ursm Says Process Of Nation Building Is A Priority

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — The process of Nation building, the knowledge of the history of St. Martin has to become a priority. It is time that we St. Martiners get our historical facts crystalized in our school curriculum.

On a day like St. Martin day, November 11, we celebrate and acknowledge the North and South as a United People of Sint Martin.

Although the physical borders of this Island and two administrations, the One People concept is pre-existent. Our common Culture, language, values and heritage that are inherent to us, are those factors that constantly break down all barriers between North and South to make us one.

It is at the end of the day the preexistent concept of one Island, one people, one destiny that make us One St Read more


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RSM
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
10 May 2023 08:12 AM

Ursm Leader Dr. Luc Mercelina Champions Rent-To-Own Home Ownership

Philipsburg – Leader of theURSMParty, Dr. Luc Mercelina says its time for a realistic and future Housing Programme for St. Maarten as it forms part of theURSMshousing policy which seeks to provide for the more vulnerable in society inclusive of addressing social housing as part of the vision.

This program, which is expected to benefit legal citizens employed within the public and private sectors, including senior citizens, young professionals, and people of lesser means is part of that policy which goes with the understanding that Government has a responsibility to provide for those who have greater difficulty fending for themselves.

Dr Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 May 2023 12:00 AM

Ursm Unveils Some Candidates At Capacity-Filled Event Sunday

URSM deputy leader Chris Wever addressing the capacity crowd at the partys congress on Sunday.

 

~ Mercelina elected leader, Wever deputy leader ~

COLE BAY--Surgeon Dr. Luc Mercelina was elected leader of the Unified Resilience St. Maarten Movement (URSM) party and Chris Wever elected the partys deputy leader Read more


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DP
NA
USP
UPP
Source: SMN-News
07 May 2023 07:49 PM

~Attorney Brenda Brooks was elected president of the board.~

Cole Bay:--- A sizeable crowd turned out to the URSM's first congress held on Sunday afternoon at the Tropicana Ball Room in Cole Bay. Attorney at law Brenda Brooks was elected president of the URSM board while the other elected board members are Veronica Webster Jensen, Josianne Artsen-Fleming, Stuart Johnson and ---
The elected leader of the URSM is its founder Dr Read more


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Source: 721 News
27 Mar 2023 03:25 AM

Richinel Brug Officially Joins Ursm.

On Sunday March 19th, 2023, Mr. Richinel Brug released a statement officially announcing his candidacy on the URSM. Brug, is no stranger to the political arena as he has been an active member in the community for most of his life. Brug was born in Curacao and moved to Sint Maarten when he was five years old. He was raised in Town, by Antillean and West-Indian parents, his parents instilled in him strong Christian values and principals Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Mar 2023 06:48 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Sunday, March 19th, 2023, Mr. Richinel Brug released a statement officially announcing his candidacy for the URSM. Brug, is no stranger to the political arena as he has been an active member of the community for most of his life. Brug was born in Curacao and moved to Sint Maarten when he was five years old. He was raised in Town, by Antillean and West-Indian parents, his parents instilled in him strong Christian values and principles Read more


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Source: 721 News
16 Mar 2023 07:45 AM

Grand Rising People Of Sint Maarten.

Dear Editor,

Joseph Peterson

My name is Joseph Peterson, I’m a candidate on the URSM party list.
I am here to talk to you about The Dangers of Selling Your Vote.

You are a loyal follower of your political party, however you need to ask yourself the question: are you better off now, then how you were before you voted for them, if you are not satisfied with your situation right now, then it’s time for you to make a change.

I have lived practically my entire life on Sint Maarten Read more


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SPA
Source: SMN-News
13 Mar 2023 10:05 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Peridot Foundation President Gracita R Arrindell said: International Womens Day March 8th event hosted on Tuesday, March 7th was celebrated together with a very appreciative audience. Persons in attendance included former Ombudsman Dr. Nilda Arduin, Honorable MP Sarah Wescot-Williams, Dr. Luc Mercelina and his wife Dr Read more


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HOPE
Source: 721 News
13 Mar 2023 09:26 AM

Dr. Mercelina Is Concerned About The Current Situation Within The Ministry Of Justice


Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — Leader of the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten Movement (URSM) Dr. Luc Mercelina expressed his concerns with the current situation concerning the placement and retroactive payment of Justice workers.

It is my hope that we are truly nearing the end of this unfortunate and unnecessary process. For too long our men and women in the Police force have sacrificed their lives, their own families to protects the people of Sint Maarten, while their employer continued to neglect and disrespect them Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
13 Mar 2023 08:10 AM

Herbert Martina Joins Ursm Party

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Monday March 6th, 2023, Herbert Prince Martina officially announced his candidacy on the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten Movement (URSM). Martina, affectionately known as Prince, has been working behind the scenes as a member of URSM since the beginning of 2022. Martina is also a co-host on the Live URSM Facebook Table Talk program that airs every Monday at 6:00 p.m.

As leader of URSM, it is my pleasure to have Mr. Herbert Martina as one of our candidates for the upcoming elections Read more


Candidates in this article:
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
12 Mar 2023 04:10 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten Movement (URSM) Dr. Luc Mercelina expressed his concerns with the current situation concerning the placement and retroactive payment of Justice workers.

It is my hope that we are truly nearing the end of this unfortunate and unnecessary process. For too long our men and women in the Police force have sacrificed their lives, and their own families to protect the people of Sint Maarten, while their employers continued to neglect and disrespect them Read more


Candidates in this article:
USP
Source: SMN-News
09 Mar 2023 04:28 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday, March 6th, 2023, Herbert Prince Martina officially announced his candidacy for the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten Movement (URSM). Martina, affectionately known as Prince, has been working behind the scenes as a member of URSM since the beginning of 2022. Martina is also a co-host on the Live URSM Facebook Table Talk program that airs every Monday at 6:00 p.m.

As the leader of URSM, it is my pleasure to have Mr. Herbert Martina as one of our candidates for the upcoming elections Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Feb 2023 05:20 PM

Sucker Garden:--- On Sunday, February 19th local businessman and aspiring politician Julian Rollocks jr officially opened his Computer Center, during that time he also made use of the opportunity and officially announced his candidacy with the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten Movement (URSM) party, led by Surgeon and political leader Dr. Luc Mercelina Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 Jan 2023 09:11 AM

Integrity Chamber Provides Integrity Session To Ursm

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On January 19, 2023, the Integrity Chamber provided an integrity session to candidates of the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten (URSM) party, on the request of party leader Dr. Luc Mercelina. The session was part of a series of training sessions for the candidates to prepare them for the upcoming elections.

Dr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Jan 2023 05:16 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On January 19, 2023, the Integrity Chamber provided an integrity session to candidates of the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten (URSM) party, at the request of party leader Dr. Luc Mercelina. The session was part of a series of training sessions for the candidates to prepare them for the upcoming elections.
Dr. Mercelina stated, The Unified Resilient St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jan 2023 12:07 AM

Mercelina: Amputations On The Rise In St. Maarten

Dr. Luc Mercelina (stooping, front left) and Julian Rollocks Jr. (stooping, second left) and their support group.

SUCKER GARDEN--Diabetes and peripheral arterial disease (poor circulation) are responsible for most leg and foot amputations in St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Jan 2023 07:49 PM

PHILLIPSBURG:--- Diabetes and peripheral arterial disease (poor circulation) are responsible for most leg and foot amputations in St. Maarten. The number of leg foot, and toes, amputations are on the rise. This was revealed by Dr. Luc Mercelina at a Health and Wellness event organized by Julian Rollocks Jr along with the Diabetes Foundation, on Sunday, December 18th.2022
In a well-staged event, held on Arch Road, over 50 persons of various backgrounds took the advantage of having their Health systems checked Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2023 08:30 PM

Amputations On The Rise In St Maarten

Sucker Garden, Sint Maarten — Diabetes and peripheral arterial disease (poor circulation) are responsible for most leg and foot amputations in St. Maarten. The number of leg foot, and toes, amputations is on the rise. This was revealed by Dr. Luc Mercelina at a Health and Wellness event organized by Julian Rollocks Jr along with the Diabetes Foundation, on Sunday, December 18th.2022

In a well staged event, held on Arch Road, over 50 persons of various backgrounds took the advantage of having their Health systems checked Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Dec 2022 06:32 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On behalf of the entire URSM family, my wife, and my children I would like to wish you a Blessed, Safe, Healthy, and Hopeful New Year.

Every Holiday season we reflect on the highs and lows of the past year and set our sights on the year ahead. At the beginning of 2022, I promised you that as a party, URSM would be taking another road, a different approach toward politics. A new attitude to ensure that we capture and focus on what counts and what is important in building a future for the next generation, and the generations to come.

In doing so, we worked tirelessly as a party to find competent and qualified candidates who are compassionate, who have an unconditional love for their country, and who will always put our Country above self Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
18 Dec 2022 11:58 PM

Ursm: Accept Apology, But Discuss, Propose And Agree On Reparations

URSM leader Dr. Luc Mercelina.

PHILIPSBURG--Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) leader Dr. Luc Mercelina believes that this is an historic opportunity for St. Maarten to not only accept the Dutch governments apology for the manner in which the Netherlands benefitted from slavery in St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Dec 2022 12:10 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---- Leader of the URSM (Unified Resilient Sint Maarten Movement) Dr. Luc Mercelina along with members of the party Chris Wever and Herbert Prince Martina outlined the position of the URSM during their live weekly Monday afternoon Table Talk Program.

Dr. Mercelina emphasized the importance of this historic opportunity to not only accept the Dutch Governments apology for the manner in which the Netherlands benefitted from slavery in Sint Maarten, Curaao, Aruba, BES Islands, and Suriname, but also to discuss, propose and agree on reparations that will actually impact the Sint Maarten society moving forward for generations to come Read more


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