Tag archive for ‘St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP)’
MP Claude Chacho Peterson & Minister Wycliffe Smith - 10 Sep 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, September 23rd, 2019

SMCP stance on the fall of government and new elections

PHILIPSBURG — The Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP), represented by the party leader and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Wycliffe Smith and Member of Parliament Claude Chacho Peterson issued More...

Salary Seppuku Cartoon
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

An egocentric attitude

By Hilbert Haar A salary cut for members of parliament is part of the debate about the draft 2019 budget. It is obviously an inevitable measure though it is more meaningful as a symbolical gesture than it is in More...

St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP on Nomination Day - 20180105 HH
By The Publisher On Monday, June 10th, 2019

SMCP supports lowering MP salaries by 10%

PHILIPSBURG — In a press release today, St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP announced that it still stands firm on its position with regard to the reduction of the salaries of Members of Parliament. “Initially More...

Council of Ministers Press Photo - Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Coalition partners support Theo

PHILIPSBURG — The arrest of the leader of the United Democrats Member of Parliament Theodore Heyliger by the Anti-Corruption Task Force (TBO) on Tuesday morning at his home has drawn support from the coalition. Minister More...

Wycliffe Smith 2018 Election Photo
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

SMCP to hold first ever cyber public meeting

Philipsburg — The Sint Maarten Christian Party is scheduled to hold its first Cyber Public Meeting on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 7pm. As far as SMCP knows, this is the first ever public political meeting More...

Wycliffe Smith 2018 Election Photo
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

SMCP is not associated with any political party

Philipsburg — It is being rumored that the Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) is an off-shoot of the DP, a satellite of the NA and that it is financed by the UPP. After the merger of UPP and DP into the UD, More...

Wycliffe Smith 20180125 - HH
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Christian Party wants cut in politicians’ salaries

PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) wants to reduce the salaries of members of Parliament by 15 percent – therefore, from $11,539 a month to $9,808. If a motion in Parliament to this extent More...

Wycliffe Smith
By The Publisher On Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Sint Maarten Deserves a Stable Coalition Government

After the new interim UP/DP/Brownbill government is sworn in, Sint Maarten would have had seven coalition governments in seven years. This is an average of one government per year. If we also count the number of More...

Christian President - SMCP Candidate
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 17th, 2017

SMCP present next candidate: Christian President

Christian President, alternative candidate for true leadership “ST MAARTEN, like you, I share the same sentiments time and time again.  We are continuously being begged for our support during elections and once More...

Richard Patrick - Candidate SMCP
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

SMCP presents second candidate for party slate: Richard Patrick

PHILIPSBURG — Presenting the candidates to the public via the media gives the people the opportunity to become acquainted with their prospective parliamentarian prior to the upcoming elections. In this article More...