Political parties SMCP and MAP will contest upcoming elections one


GREAT BAY – After much discussion, the Millennial Advancement Party (MAP) under the leadership of Peter J. Gittens, and the St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) led by Wycliffe Smith, have decided to contest the upcoming elections in September as one party.

The official announcement will be made and more information concerning this union will be given at the SMCP’s public meeting on Tuesday, April 5.

In addition, the party will be launching its website and displaying its t-shirts for the first time.

The general public is invited to come out and be a part of this unique and historic evening at the Belair Community Center in Cay Hill on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 pm, said a statement signed by Gittens and Smith.