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Brotherhood and Unity in Politics (BEP)
The Brotherhood and Unity in Politics (Broederschap en Eenheid in de Politiek) is a political party in Suriname.  The BEP was founded on 29 April 1973 by among others former involved with the Nationale Partij Suriname (NPS) under the name Maroons Unity Party. In 1987, the first democratic elections after the Coup Sergeant, the party is reactivated and has received its present name.

In 2005, the BEP joined other Maroon parties into the A-Combinatie, an all-Maroon alliance with won 7.3% of the national vote and won 5 seats. As a consequence of this unprecedented electoral success, the BEP entered into the New Front-led government with its leader, Celsius Waterberg, becoming health minister. Five years later, the A-Combinatie won only 4.67% of the national vote but increased it parliamentary representation as it won 7 seats, 4 of them being won by the BEP.

The BEP currently holds two seats in the DNA.

Leader Caprino ALENDY
Founded 29 April 1973
National Assembly seats 2/51
Status Active
Political Parties in Suriname
Suriname Elections
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