The Importance of your vote

Written by Wednesday, 27 August 2014 22:48

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - As we enter the last week of the campaign for the 2014 - 2018 Parliamentary elections I would like to take the time to speak to our voters and all citizens of St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake on Tuesday recognized the district nurses with respect to the work that they do on a daily basis in taking care of the nation's senior citizens.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake facilitated a sponsor for the John Larmonie Center Senior Citizens Recreation Area.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - Leader of the United People's (UP) Party Theo Heyliger on Tuesday said he was amazed when reading statements such as "asleep at the wheel" and "throwing sand in the people's eyes" coming from the leader of the Democratic Party Sarah Wescot-Williams.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The United People's (UP) Party board has received some reports of employees being told that they won't allow going out and voting during their working hours.

POND ISLAND, St. Maarten – Packages of backpacks, pencil cases, agendas, coloring books and crayons were presented to representatives of Genevieve de Weever, Dr Martin Luther King Jr, and Academy PSVE schools by TelEm Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mrs. Helma Etnel, during a brief presentation ceremony at the TelEm Group Main building on Pond Island Monday.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Philipsburg Jubilee Library, in collaboration with main sponsor, Guardian Group, will launched their annual book-start campaign "Read to Me" for babies and toddlers on, Saturday, August 23.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - While he has been paid some money, former director of PSS Denicio Richardson is still awaiting the balance of monies owed to him by the government of St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The number 11 candidate on the slate of the United People's Party, Miguel de Weever has broken his silence as to why he is contested the August 29th parliamentary elections against his brother.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Seemingly, the Prime Minister of Curacao, the Honorable Ivar Asjes is having problems with his coalition partners.