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By The Publisher On Saturday, October 29th, 2022
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Ousted MP Heyliger-Marten strikes back, leaves the UP and goes Independent

PHILIPSBURG — MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten took her sweet revenge after the parliament voted her out of her position as president of parliament with an 8 to 7 vote by announcing her resignation from the United More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
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Infighting in UP causes crack in coalition

PHILIPSBURG — President of Parliament MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten no longer sees eye to eye with the leader of the United People’s party (UP), MP Rolando Brison. “If he is elected as the party leader for More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 30th, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Opposition

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...