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Luc Mercelina


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 May 2024 04:10 PM

PHILIPSBURGIn a letter to Prime minister Luc Mercelina, the Central Voting Bureau has announced a proposed postponement of Election Day to August 19, 2024, citing significant legal and practical concerns. The Bureau has suggested a revised timeline to ensure a fair, free, and transparent electoral process.

The revised election timeline, as proposed by the Central Voting Bureau:

Voter Registry Closure: Monday, June 3, 2024

Deadline for Registration of Political Parties: Monday, June 17, 2024

Postulation Day: Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Election Day: Monday, August 19, 2024

Assembly of New Parliament: Friday, September 20, 2024

On May 21, 2024, a National Decree was signed calling for new elections under Article 59 of the Constitution, which mandates a three-month timeframe Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
Source: 721 News
15 May 2024 03:43 PM

Strategic Discussion On The Future Of Social & Health Insurances (Szv)

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten The honorable Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina, alongside the Minister of Public Health, Social Development & Labor (VSA) Mrs. Veronica Jansen-Webster, Minister of Finance Ms Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
13 May 2024 01:33 PM

Cabinet Mercelina Prioritizes Inclusiveness And Communication With Public Servants

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Friday morning, May 10, 2024, the Council of Ministers (CoM) met with the newly proposed Employee Engagement Council (EEC), composed of 17 members from various departments and executing bodies within government. This initiative follows an independent employee satisfaction survey and recent exit interviews. The EEC analysed the survey results, which highlighted concerns over primary labor conditions, and has formulated 21 recommendations aimed at four specific target groups: colleagues, middle management, secretary generals, and political leaders, along with six general recommendations. Key priorities identified include enhancing open communication, implementing the full human resource cycle throughout the government, and increasing transparency through the publication of annual plans and quarterly progress reports, which are supported by monthly updates from middle management Read more

Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
13 May 2024 10:21 AM

No Debt Restructuring

The new government has been sworn in. There is still a discussion ongoing as to the two other members Christoph Emanuel and Rayeon Peterson as to whether they will be sworn in as Ministers.The Parliament at present consists of 13 Members, hopefully sooner than later the other two seats will be filled by Richniel Brug and Viren Vinod Kotai whose credentials are to be approved. In his presentation the Prime Minister of St. Maarten Dr. Luc Mercelina raised the matter of the countrys debt burden and the importance of the Dispute Regulation, the latter being thrown back and forth for some 14 years now with no end in sight.

Although important, I am of the opinion that Debt cancellation has to be a priority Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
11 May 2024 08:25 PM

Prime Minister MotherS Day Message 2024

Honorable Mothers of St. Maarten,

On this special day, I extend my deepest gratitude and heartfelt appreciation to all the mothers of our beloved St. Maarten. Your tireless dedication, unwavering love, and selfless sacrifices are the foundation upon which our society thrives.

Today, as we celebrate Mother’s Day, let us reflect on the immense contributions mothers make to our families, communities, and nation. Your nurturing spirit, resilience, and strength inspire us all to strive for a better tomorrow.

As Prime Minister, I am humbled by the opportunity to express my sincere thanks to each and every mother in St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
07 May 2024 04:45 PM

Pm Mercelina Goes On A Surprise Visit To Gebe Power Plant

Philipsburg — On Tuesday, the Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina, accompanied by Acting Minister of Public Works and Minister of Health Veronica Jansen-Webster, made a surprise visit to the GEBE Power Plant in Cay Bay Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
06 May 2024 11:44 PM

Mercelina: Szv Will Collapse If Sustainable Health Care Financial System Not Developed

Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina

 

PHILIPSBURG--New Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina says the Social and Health Insurances SZV will collapse if a sustainable hea Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
27 Apr 2024 02:59 PM

Statement From Formateur Dr. Luc Mercelina Regarding Proposed Candidate Ministers

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — “In response to recent media coverage referencing a statement from his Excellency Governor A. Baly indicating the presence of seven candidate ministers, Formateur Dr. Luc Mercelina issues this corrective statement to clarify the accurate count of ministerial candidates,” stated the press release.

It has come to the attention of the Formateur that there may have been confusion regarding the proposed number of candidate ministers expected for May 3 Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Apr 2024 09:41 AM

Ursm: Politicisation Of Formation Efforts Only Hinders Progress, Disrupts Stability

URSM leader Dr. Luc Mercelina.

PHILIPSBURG--The Unified Resilience St. Maarten Movement (URSM) on Thursday suggested that t Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: 721 News
05 Apr 2024 11:17 AM

Governor Baly Meets With Formateur Mercelina For Update On Formation Progress

HARBOUR VIEW, PHILIPSBURG His Excellency Governor Ajamu G. Baly met with formateur Dr. Luc Mercelina on Thursday March 28, 2024 and received an update on the progress of the formation.

The formateur requested an additional extension to present Governor Baly the final formation report as the background screening of the candidate
ministers is presently still ongoing.

Taking this into account, Governor Baly granted the commission for Dr Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
28 Mar 2024 03:39 PM

Baly Gives Formateur 2Nd Extension, Final Report To Be Presented By April 26

Governor Ajamu Baly  PHILIPSBURG--Governor Ajamu Baly met with formateur Dr. Luc Mercelina on Thursday, March 28, and received an update on the progress of the formation.   The formateur requested an additional extension to present Governor Baly the final formation report as the background screening of the candidate ministers is presently still ongoing Read more

Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
Source: The Daily Herald
28 Mar 2024 01:03 PM

Dr. Mercelina Gives Update On Formation

PHILIPSBURG--Formateur Dr Luc Mercelina provided the following update on the formation process of the new government in a press release on Thursday. "As the appointed formateur, Dr. Luc Mercelina, I recognize the growing concerns among the public regarding the timing of the swearing-in ceremony for the members of the new Council of Ministers Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
06 Feb 2024 07:34 AM

Governor Baly Appoints Formateur Mercelina

HARBOUR VIEW, Sint Maarten Considering the results of the January 11, 2024 elections, the information received following the informateur consultations, His Excellency Governor Ajamu G. Baly, LL.M. has requested the leader of the URSM, Mr. Luc Mercelina, to take into consideration an assignment as Formateur Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
DP
NA
SPA
ND
PFP
URSM
NOW
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jan 2024 10:19 PM

Ursm, Dp, Pfp, Now Ink Coalition Agreement To Form New Govt.

From left: NOW leader Christophe Emmanuel, DP leader Sarah Wescot-Williams, URSM leader Dr. Luc Mercelina and PFP leader Melissa Gumbs.

PHILIPSBURG--The Unified Resilient St Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2024 03:58 PM

Ursm Leader Votes

Unified Resilient St Maarten Movement (URSM) leader Dr. Luc Mercelina, his wife Dr. Patricia Mercelina-Roumans and their son cast their ballot at the Dutch Quarter Help Desk mid-morning Thursday. Read more

Candidates in this article:
GS
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
02 Jan 2024 11:21 AM

Candidate Mp For Ursm Creates The Appearance Of A Political Conflict Of Interest.

CAY HILL:--- Lawyer Sjamira Roseburg, candidate for parliament for the URSM has created the appearance of a conflict of interest in a dispute against NIPA (National Institute for Professional
Advancement).
On October 12, a NIPA teacher, D. E. sought the services of lawyer Roseburg, because of a labour dispute with the NIPA school board whose chairperson is Peggy Ann Dros-Richardson, Head of the Labour Office Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
DP
NA
SPA
USP
UPP
ND
PFP
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


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
URSM
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


Candidates in this article:
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


Candidates in this article:
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


Candidates in this article:
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


Candidates in this article:
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


Candidates in this article:
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