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Tag archive for ‘elections’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
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Invoking Article 59 is PM Jacobs’ final option

PHILIPSBURG — Government and Parliament are at a crossroads due to the continued dispute about the insistence by State Secretary Raymond Knops that the Parliament denounces the petition it submitted to the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 21st, 2021
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Independence NO, Renegotiate COHO YES

WILLEMSTAD -- If anyone could have predicted that MFK would capture 9 seats in the Curacao elections, the party would have had 11 seats for sure.   MFK leader Gilmar 'Pik' Pisas himself was adamant that his More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Elections changed nothing; Statia still has a long way to go

ORANJESTAD – “We have to prevent at all cost that the situation on the island from before the intervention reappears after a return to a regular administrative administration,” is one of the observations More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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The impressive rise of the Party for Progress

PHILIPSBURG – In 2017 a group of “dynamic and forward-thinking St. Maarteners” – as the party describes this on its Facebook-page – came together and founded the Party for Progress. On January More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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The F Words by Edwin James

The FORMATION should take into ACCOUNT: 1) the FACTS! 2) the FIGURES! 3) the FEARS! 4) the FAITH! 5) the FUTURE! A) FACTS and FIGURES: This simply means the outcome of the snap election regarding the seats awarded More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Doran winner, Smith biggest loser in parliamentary elections

PHILIPSBURG – Interim Minister of Justice Jurendy Doran, candidate number 5 on the list of the National Alliance leads the top-ten of vote getters in Thursday’s parliamentary elections. Doran improved his score More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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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 More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 6th, 2020
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Prosecutor’s Office: Vote buying/selling is illegal

PHILIPSBURG — As residents prepare to go out and cast their votes on election day, ‪Thursday, January 9th, 2020‬, the Public Prosecutor’s Office Sint Maarten reminds the public at large about the country’s More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 5th, 2020
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Government refuses election observers

PHILIPSBURG — The Sint Maarten Christian Party, SMCP, learned that The Netherlands did offer to pay for the international election observers to visit Sint Maarten during this week’s election but that the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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Election candidates are running for office in Parliament

Reminder: election candidates are running for office in Parliament, not to become a minister in government. Each political party that obtains proportional representation in Parliament via its candidates and is More...







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