Tag archive for ‘up party’
By The Publisher On Saturday, October 30th, 2021

Deja vu all over again

MP Rolando Brison (UPP) has come under fire this weekend after a 'spliced up' recording of him went viral. Amazingly, when it comes to St. Maarten's politics, history has an uncanny ability to repeat itself. It More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Another one bites the dust: UP-candidate Heemskerk cancels his membership

PHILIPSBURG — It is a bit too strong to say that the wheels are coming off the wagon, but the fact remains that within half a year a second candidate for the United People’s party (UP) has canceled his More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 24th, 2021

UP Party condemns Dutch Christian Democratic Party’s remarks about Brison

PHILIPSBURG — To read an article that shows a Member of Parliament in The Hague questioning our Party’s Leader for interacting with a Citizen of St. Maarten, and making that a focal point for discussion, at More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Merx leaves UP: “We are on a barge without navigation”

PHILIPSBURG – In a blistering letter, attorney Cor Merx has terminated his membership of the United People’s Party (UP). Merx participated in the elections in January, winning 40 votes as the UP’s number More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

Brison to run as #1 with UP, given full leadership

GREAT BAY — Member of Parliament Rolando Brison on Sunday evening told The Daily Herald that he will contest the upcoming Parliamentary Elections with the United People Party (UP) in the #1 position and as More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 5th, 2018

DP and UP parties unified under one banner: United Democrats

Philipsburg — The leaders of the United People’s Party (UP) and the Democratic Party (DP) have unified under one banner and founded the United Democrats, a powerhouse political movement formed to take More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

UP rejects election at this time, but full slate ready

Philipsburg – The board of the United People’s Party (UP) has condemned the call by the Prime Minister and Leader of the National Alliance, William Marlin, to call an election on January 8th, 2018. “An election More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 21st, 2017


That the opposition UP opted to stay away from a meeting about the governing program is indeed weird and it serves no obvious purpose. Maybe the opposition is okay with the governing program, who knows? But it is More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Vote buying trial from 2010 finally nears its conclusion

GREAT BAY – With the appeal hearing against the last two defendants the 2010 vote buying case is nearing its conclusion, but election fraud remains alive and kicking in St. Maarten. while the legal battle of the More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

UP submits all financials to the Electoral Council

GREAT BAY – The United People’s (UP) party submitted yesterday its full slate of candidate financials related to September 26 elections to the Electoral Council.  Treasurer Earl Wyatt submitted the financials More...