Tag archive for ‘USP’
By The Publisher On Monday, January 8th, 2024

USP want English as formal language in court

PHILIPSBURG — The manifesto of the United St. Maarten party (USP) promises voters a myriad of initiatives. A key issue seems to be the intention to create a legal framework that always gives born St. Maarteners More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 13th, 2021

Never a dull moment

By Hilbert Haar A political crisis? I don’t think so. Of course, it is unique that the only two members of the United St. Maarten party (USp) – Claudius Buncamper and Akeem Arrindell – have declared More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 12th, 2021

USP: Clarification to be sought on proportional representation

PHILIPSBURG — The board of the United St. Maarten Party Party (USP) will seek further clarification into what it deems as a serious constitutional issue after both of its MP’s, Claudius Buncamper and Akeem More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 29th, 2021

Pamela Gordon-Carty elected new political leader of USP

Photo caption: New USP leader Pamela Gordon Carty (center) with incoming and outgoing party board members and former leader Frans Richardson (second from right). ~ Nicholas new board President ~ PHILIPSBURG — More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

UD, USP and PFP Factions Want Urgent Meeting Regarding the Assistance Programs of the SSRP

~ and about the Assistance by the Government of the Netherlands to Fund these Programs ~ PHILIPSBURG – Three factions in Parliament have requested an urgent meeting of Parliament to hear from the Government regarding More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 24th, 2019

Playing dead

By Hilbert Haar The interim government led by Silveria Jacobs currently consists of five ministers – one from the United St. Maarten party (USp) and the rest are all with the National Alliance (NA). Until the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 18th, 2018

Frans: Ferrier admits UD misled people, still no hurricane funds

~ Says citizens rebuilding St. Maarten ~ Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Friday said Finance Minister Michael Ferrier’s statement about the lack of funds from Holland is More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Logical political marriage does not materialize

PHILIPSBURG – Where after the result of the parliamentary elections a logical political marriage between winner United Democrats (UD) and newcomer St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) seemed to be obvious, the reality More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Rain and power cuts don’t discourage UD-candidates

PHILIPSBURG – The last rallies before Mondays’ parliamentary elections for the three main parties took place at different locations. The National Alliance was on its traditional stomping grounds in St. Peters, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

House of corruption

By Hilbert Haar Two things come to mind after the arrest of USp-leader MP Frans Richardson. One: everybody is innocent until proven guilty. That applies to everyone and also to Richardson. Two: there is no smoke More...