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Source: SMN-News
10 Jan 2024 07:31 PM

Telem Ceo Advises Staff To Read The Full Audit Report That Was Leaked.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Chief Executive Officer of TELEM Group of Companies Kendall Dupersoy penned a letter to his staff on Wednesday requesting that they read the full audit report that was leaked to all social media platforms.

Below is the memo sent to the staff of TELEM.

Click here to read the Audit Report done by SOAB.

Dear Team,

I hope this message finds you well Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
ECE
Source: SMN-News
10 Jan 2024 02:44 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Orco Bank Sint Maarten reaffirms its commitment to the local community with its second annual donation drive, gifting 25 shoe box presents to 25 specially selected students of the esteemed Asha Stevens Primary School.
In a bid to spread holiday cheer and foster a sense of joyous giving, Orco Bank Sint Maarten proudly extended its support to the Asha Stevens Primary School for the second consecutive year Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jan 2024 12:36 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, January 10, 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) January 11, 2024 

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE... 

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers. 

Forecast High:30C / 86F                Forecast Low:24C / 75F 

Sunset Today:5:54 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:46 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Thursday midday: East northeasterly to easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 18 mph with occasional higher gusts. 

SYNOPSIS: 

A trough associated with a frontal boundary continues to produce moisture and instability Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jan 2024 12:04 PM

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 9th January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) January 10th, 2024 

WEATHER:  
Today through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with isolated showers. 

Forecast High:30C / 86F                Forecast Low:24C / 75F 

Sunset Today:5:53 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:46 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS: 

Today through Wednesday midday: Northeasterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 20 mph and higher gusts. 

SYNOPSIS: 

An approaching frontal system is destabilizing conditions, accounting for cloudiness and showers during this forecast period Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jan 2024 12:13 AM

Grisha Concerned About Non-Payment Of Some Local Sub-Contractors At Pjia

PHILIPSBURG--Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten has expressed concerns about information she received concerning the reconstruction process at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA).

Heyliger-Marten said she has been informed that certain contractors conducting work at PJIA are awaiting payments totalling US $300,000.

Information reaching my office alleges that the reconstruction process of one of our national gateways is marred by gross non-performance, mismanagement, and negligence, Heyliger-Marten stated in a press release issued on Monday.

Heyliger-Marten said she has been informed that Ballast Nedam, being the main contractor, has assigned Sustainable Development Consulting BV (SDC BV) as the main contractor to remove the debris from the demolition process Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
08 Jan 2024 02:26 PM

DATE ISSUED: Monday 8th January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) January 9th, 2023

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy. Isolated showers are possible. 

Forecast High:30C / 86F                Forecast Low:24C / 75F 

Sunset Today:5:52 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:46 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Easterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 12 mph. 

SYNOPSIS: 

The Atlantic high-pressure system is strengthening, and the atmosphere is losing moisture Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: SMN-News
08 Jan 2024 08:58 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On December 28, 2023, the Council of Ministers of Sint Maarten officially approved the outline agreement for the ENNIA Resolution, marking a crucial step towards safeguarding the financial well-being of approximately 30,000 policyholders. This comprehensive solution, developed in collaboration with the governments of Curacao and Sint Maarten and the Central Bank of Curaao and Sint Maarten (CBCS), ensures the continuity of the ENNIA Group's services, including in the realm of life insurance.
In a press release dated December 20, 2023, the public was informed of the technical-level outline agreement reached by the involved parties Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
MVP
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Jan 2024 11:58 PM

Governor Baly Urges All To Be Mvps In New YearS Speech

Governor Ajamu Baly

 

PHILIPSBURG--Governor Ajamu Baly has issued a call for everyone to become MVPs for the betterment of the country.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
HOPE
MVP
HOPE
ND
UD
ECE
Source: SMN-News
07 Jan 2024 06:18 PM

HARBOR VIEW, PHILIPSBURG:---Distinguished guests, good evening.
It is really great to see all of you here. On behalf of my wife Janique and I, welcome and thank you for joining us this evening. It is our pleasure to welcome everyone to our beautiful venue tonight here at the new location of my Cabinet at Falcon Drive #2.
A very Happy and Healthy New Year to one and all. May this be a year of dedication, devotion and discipline towards the prosperity of our beloved nation.
A new year brings with it a renewed and refreshed spirit of hope and reassurance of the will and ability to take on and seize the challenges and opportunities that lie on the horizon Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: 721 News
07 Jan 2024 09:21 AM

Sunday Chat January 07, 2024 Starting Live @ 11:00Am

SUNDAY CHAT January 07, 2024

The post SUNDAY CHAT January 07, 2024 starting LIVE @ 11:00am appeared first on 721news.com | Sint Maarten News | SXM News.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2024 10:27 AM

Prioritize The Sport Industry

~ a boost to our touristic economy ~

As sporting enthusiasts, we all have our particular sport that we are passionate about. One sport may attract more interest than the others, but sports in itself is globally healthy for the mind and body, as well as enjoyable pastime to all people that follow it.

How does drag racing impacts your country?

Drag racing can have various impacts on a country, both positive and negative, depending on factors such as regulation, infrastructure, and public perception Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2024 08:50 AM

Julian Rollocks Jr. Completes Community I.T. Program

Sucker Garden St. Maarten —In a commendable move towards promoting quality education, candidate # 9 on the URSM Mr. Julian Rollocks Jr. made a generous donation of ten tablets to MAC CSE High School. This act of philanthropy not only highlights Mr Read more

Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2024 08:36 AM

National Recovery Program Bureau Completes Fifth Year Of Clean Financial Audits

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten The National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) reports the completion of its fifth consecutive year of clean financial audits of the projects it manages under the St. Maarten Trust Fund, which reflects the ongoing commitment to transparent and accountable management practices. This consistency in financial integrity has played a crucial role in supporting the island’s ongoing recovery and development efforts. The Trust Fund was established in 2018 and is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank.

Currently, the NRPB is managing eleven projects centered on recovery, resilience and sustainability collectively valued at over US $400 million Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jan 2024 12:18 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday, January 05, 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) January 06, 2023

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Saturday midday: Generally fair to partly cloudy. 

Forecast High:30C / 86F                Forecast Low:24C / 75F 

Sunset Today:5:51 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:45 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Southeast to east northeast with a light breeze of 04 to 07 mph; becoming lighter and variable at times. 

SYNOPSIS: 

A weak Atlantic high-pressure ridge is influencing a dry and stable atmosphere with light winds across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: SMN-News
05 Jan 2024 10:56 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, Omar E. C Ottley, is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Felix Holiday as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC). Minister Ottley expressed his joy in receiving the recommendations from the Supervisory Board, underscoring the significance of this appointment as a milestone in the history of SMMC, marking a new era of leadership and excellence in healthcare.

The selection of a new CEO follows a meticulous and thorough process undertaken by the Supervisory Board to identify the most qualified and fitting candidate for this crucial leadership role Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2024 07:24 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In a commendable move towards promoting quality education, candidate # 9 on the URSM Mr. Julian Rollocks Jr. made a generous donation of ten tablets to MAC CSE High School. This act of philanthropy not only highlights Mr Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2024 04:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) reports the completion of its fifth consecutive year of clean financial audits of the projects it manages under the St. Maarten Trust Fund, which reflects the ongoing commitment to transparent and accountable management practices. This consistency in financial integrity has played a crucial role in supporting the island's ongoing recovery and development efforts. The Trust Fund was established in 2018 and is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank.

Currently, the NRPB is managing eleven projects centered on recovery, resilience and sustainability collectively valued at over US $400 million Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Jan 2024 12:20 PM

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, January 04, 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) January 05, 2024

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with brief isolated showers.

Forecast High:30C / 86F        Forecast Low:24C / 75F

Sunset Today:5:50 P.M.            Sunrise Tomorrow:6:45 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Friday midday: Easterly to southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 09 mph; becoming lighter and variable at times. 

SYNOPSIS:

Moisture associated with a trough is expected to produce occasional cloudiness and brief showers Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2024 07:53 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten announced on Tuesday that the new Caribbean guilder currency will be enacted in 2024. Member of Parliament Rolando Brison expressed concerns about this announcement, emphasizing that the Central Bank cannot speak for the Parliament of St. Maarten. He also advised the bank to "hold its horses" when releasing any further information regarding this enactment.

The MP reacted to the press release from the Central Bank issued on Tuesday indicating that the Caribbean guilder will be introduced in Curaao and St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jan 2024 11:52 PM

From left: Head of the Civil Registry Department Kathy Snijders and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs during Wednesdays press briefing.

PHILIPSBURG--More than 3,900 persons of varying nationalities were deregistered from the Civil Registry as part of a clean-up project which was identified as necessary after research in 2010 unearthed Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
HOPE
ND
ECE
Source: SMN-News
03 Jan 2024 04:56 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  On January 3rd MP Rolando Brison received a copy of the bundle St. Maarten Tax Legislation 2024 (ENG) presented by St. Maarten tax specialist Marco Aalbers.
Aalbers worked as a tax advisor and tax inspector in St. Maarten for many years and is
the author of the book.
Every year, some accounting firms publish a tax law bundle of current and relevant tax laws of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jan 2024 12:06 PM

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 3rd January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) January 4th, 2024

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with isolated showers.

Forecast High:30C / 86F        Forecast Low:24C / 75F

Sunset Today:5:49 P.M.            Sunrise Tomorrow:6:45 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Variable with a light breeze of up to 5 mph; becoming calm at times. 

SYNOPSIS:

The region is experiencing slight instability, due to an approaching low-pressure system, and increasing low-level moisture Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jan 2024 09:58 AM

Samuel: Oranje School Pupils Return To Their Classrooms

Scaffolding during the work

PHILIPSBURG--Pupils and teachers at Oranje School are returning to their classrooms today, Wednesday, following the completion of renovations works, according to a press release from

Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Rodolphe Samuel on Tuesday.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
02 Jan 2024 11:56 PM

Caribbean Guilder To Go In Effect Second Half 2024, Currency Sign To Change From Naf. To Cg.

CBCS St. Maarten branch.

 

PHILIPSBURG--The Caribbean guilder will be introduced in Curaao and St. Maarten during the second half of 2024 at which time the currency sign will change from the current NAf. (Netherlands Antilles guilder) to Cg. (Caribbean guilder), the Central Bank of Curaao and St. Maarten (CBCS) stated in its 2022 annual report which was recently rel Read more


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