Entrepreneur & Engineer: Claude “Chacho” Peterson to join St. Maarten Christian Party as a candidate


PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Leader of the St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) Wycliffe Smith and Peter J. Gittens are happy to announce the candidacy of Mr. Claude Peterson on the SMCP slate for the upcoming Parliamentary elections to be held on September 26, 2016.

Claude Peterson is a graduate of Florida Tech where he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He went on to work in Aruba, where he held positions in the Hotel & Tourism Sector and earned a wealth of experience in this field.

Son of retired Immigration and Naturalization Department Head Mr. Hans Peterson and School Director/ Political Activist, Mrs. Aline Choisy.

Since his return to St. Maarten in 2001, he has been an entrepreneur in both the restaurant and construction sectors.

After various meetings with him and carrying out the party’s vetting process, we recognized Claude’s love for his island and passion for the issues that are plaguing our society. We feel as a party, that he has a lot to offer St. Maarten and its people. He is a welcomed addition to our energized team. Early next week Claude will give his reasons for joining the Christian Party.

In the coming weeks, the SMCP will be introducing its candidates and will provide you with our vision towards a better and prosperous St. Maarten for all. We trust that you will take the time, to listen and interact with us. Become part of SERVING FOR A CHANGE!!!!