Tag archive for ‘elections’
IPKO consultation meeting - 10 Jan 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Ipko positive about structural election observation

PHILIPSBURG – All four delegations taking part in the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (Ipko) reacted positively to a proposal by VVD parliamentarian André Bosman to establish structural election More...

New Board St. Maarten Guyanese Association - Sep 4 2018
By The Publisher On Monday, September 10th, 2018

St. Maarten Guyanese Association elects new board

GUYANESE ST. MAARTEN/ST. MARTIN ASSOCIATION ELECTS A NEW BOARD By Andrew Bishop GREAT BAY — The Guyanese St. Maarten/St. Martin Association has elected Velda Blackett, a teacher at the St. Maarten Academy, More...

Guyanese Association board members - Photo by AB
By The Publisher On Friday, August 31st, 2018

Guyanese Association Postpones Elections for New Board

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (August 28, 2018) – The St. Maarten Guyanese Association (SMGA) last evening was forced to postpone its election for a new executive board after Chamber of Commerce representative Ms. More...

GEBE power plant and Cay Bay
By The Publisher On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Election Cay Bay Community Council

CAY BAY — The Cay Bay Community Care Taker Team is extending an invitation to all residence of Cay Bay to a General Meeting where the members of the Community that postulated themselves for a position on More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

The day after

Theo Heyliger is once again the highest vote-getter in the country. He is the only person to earn his seat outright with 1289 votes. The threshold was 903 votes to get your own seat. The only other candidate to More...

Governor Holiday and Police Chief John - MPC 20180226 TR
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Governor Holiday holds consultations regarding the election results

Harbour View – On February 27, 2018, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday started consultations regarding the results of the February 26, 2018, elections. The Governor, is meeting with More...

Jurendy Doran - 20180223 HH
By The Publisher On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

The election that nobody wanted is here

PHILIPSBURG –  The elections that nobody wanted will take place on Monday in St. Maarten and for the first time ever there does not seem to be a lot of election fever. The election campaign has been limited More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Instability is here to stay

By Hilbert Haar More than once, during the more than ten years I have lived and worked in St. Maarten, I have wondered about the sanity of our politicians. The idea that politicians could have the same thoughts More...

Maho Beach boardwalk
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Election campaign without billboards but with unrealistic promises

PHILIPSBURG – These are probably the first elections in a long, long time without huge political billboards all over the island. Whether this is because parties fear a backlash from voters if they dare spending More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Test for evaluating candidates

Dear Editor, My test for evaluating candidates for the upcoming election is to question them on how easy it is to make things better on Sint Maarten. If they claim it is easy then they drop on my ratings. Much of More...