One SXM reiterates call for referendum. | SMN NEWS

onesxm28062022PHILIPSBURG:--- On the eve of Emancipation Day, July 1, 2022, the One SXM Association reiterates its call to the Parliament of St. Maarten to hold a referendum “post haste,” consulting the people on independence for the territory, said One SXM member Dr. Rhoda Arrindell.
According to One SXM, “Emancipation was not a gift from any paternalistic monarch who suddenly experienced a change of heart and had a ‘Saul moment.’ Emancipation was a hard-won victory of our ancestors over the evil system of Slavery.”
Arrindell said that “after Emancipation, the recently emancipated people, our ancestors, were still not considered ...

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