Update on the formation process.

nov 16, 2016

Harbour View – The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday has met with
various persons regarding the process to form an UPP/NA coalition during the past week.
The Governor, based on the information received, met with and received an update about
the formation process, including results of the screening of the candidate ministers, from
formateur Mr. William Marlin on Monday, November 14, 2016. Having considered the
issues in the formation the formateur informed the Governor this evening that it was
decided not to continue with the formation and that a coalition agreement was signed
between NA, USP and DP. Governor Holiday will make arrangements to meet with parties as
soon as possible to discuss the new developments.