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Source: SMN-News
02 Jan 2024 08:30 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports (MECYS) Hon. Rodolphe Samuel, is pleased to announce that the works at Oranje School have been completed and welcomes back the pupils and teachers.
The work entailed Roof Repairs and the installation of Air Conditioning Units in all classrooms at the Oranje School.
I am pleased with the successful completion of the repairs and the installation of air conditioning units Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
02 Jan 2024 12:24 PM

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 2nd January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (16:00 LST) January 2nd, 2024


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

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

Sunset Today:5:49 P.M.            Sunrise Tomorrow:6:44 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Northeast to easterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 10 mph; becoming variable at times. 

SYNOPSIS:

The Atlantic high-pressure ridge supports a stable atmosphere, and wind speeds have decreased becoming light and variable at times Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: SMN-News
02 Jan 2024 11:23 AM

Teachers From Psve And Academy Questioned Stuart Johnson, President Of Witu, On His Support For Witu Members.

Cay HILL:--- On Thursday, December 7th, 2023, teachers of the FAVE school board requested a meeting with the WITU to discuss a few pressing issues. Among the issues were the COLA, the matter of the policy, as it pertains to legal support for which a 10% is now required as payment to the WITU, provided that the client supported by WITU has won the court case, and an unresolved matter concerning a few members that has been dragging on for almost a year now.
During the meeting, Mr. Mcwilkin, a former member of the WITU board, raised the question of the 10% remuneration fee associated with legal representation which the WITU has added Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
02 Jan 2024 11:21 AM

Candidate Mp For Ursm Creates The Appearance Of A Political Conflict Of Interest.

CAY HILL:--- Lawyer Sjamira Roseburg, candidate for parliament for the URSM has created the appearance of a conflict of interest in a dispute against NIPA (National Institute for Professional
Advancement).
On October 12, a NIPA teacher, D. E. sought the services of lawyer Roseburg, because of a labour dispute with the NIPA school board whose chairperson is Peggy Ann Dros-Richardson, Head of the Labour Office Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Jan 2024 11:58 PM

Jacobs Ushers St. Maarten Into 2024 With A Vision Of Prosperity And Unity

As the clock struck midnight on New Year's Eve, fireworks coloured the sky above Great Bay in Philipsburg to welcome 2024.

PHILIPSBURG--In a heartfelt address to the people of St. Maarten, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs expresses gratitude and optimism as the nation steps into the promising new year of 2024.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
USP
UPP
CPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
01 Jan 2024 08:50 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In the later part of 1989, Mr. Rudy Irion paid a visit to the home of Dr. Lloyd Richardson, to present a concept for a substance abuse rehabilitation program, which Mr. Irion had been challenged to create. The goal was to request that Dr. Richardson put together a board of directors and lead the charge of the rehabilitation program Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: 721 News
31 Dec 2023 10:54 AM

Sunday Chat December 31, 2023

SUNDAY CHAT DECEMBER 31, 2023

The post SUNDAY CHAT DECEMBER 31, 2023 appeared first on 721news.com | Sint Maarten News | SXM News.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
HOPE
ND
Source: 721 News
31 Dec 2023 09:48 AM

Choosing A Different Road In 2024

As this year comes to an end, I couldn’t help but reflect on the struggles our people have faced the past 4 years. It has been a rollercoaster ride filled with uncertainties, challenges, and heartbreaks. But amidst it all, we have seen incredible strength and resilience.

The pandemic turned our lives upside down. We have adapted to new ways of living and working. Many of us have lost loved ones or experienced profound loss in various aspects of life. The mental strain has been immense, testing our emotional well-being in unimaginable ways Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
29 Dec 2023 12:12 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday, December 29, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) December 30, 2023 

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

Forecast High: 30C / 86F               Forecast Low: 23C / 73F 

Sunset Today: 5:46 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:43 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Northeast to east with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 09 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:  

A weak Atlantic high-pressure ridge is the dominant feature across the region.    

Additionally, seas peaking up to 4 feet can be expected Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
29 Dec 2023 12:35 AM

Person Of The Year: Michael Cleaver, The Former Ceo Of Winair

WINAIRs CEO Michael Cleaver gave his all to keep the airline in the sky after Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. He is pictured here next to his temporary container office in 2018, as the WINAIR office was completely destroyed.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
Source: SMN-News
28 Dec 2023 02:19 PM

SIMPSON BAY:---  Minister of TEATT L. Lambriex, accompanied by Parliament members MP Rolando Brison and MP Akeem Arrindel, visited PJIAE. The delegation, joined by CEO Brian Mingo and head of Immigration Jocelyn Levenstone, assessed the current travel situation, addressing recent media attention.

The group discussed the identified issues and proposed solutions, with plans to increase capacity, especially during the peak season, which sees up to 4,000 arrivals in a day Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
SRP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
28 Dec 2023 12:10 PM

~The hardest working Minister and MP: Minister of VSA Omar Ottley and MP Rolando Brison.~

PHILIPSBURG: --- It is that time of the year when the media around the world will make scorecards for people who stand out to the community they live in and the world at large Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
28 Dec 2023 12:01 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Thursday 28th December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) December 29th, 2023 

  

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.  

Forecast High: 29C / 84F               Forecast Low: 23C / 73F 

Sunset Today: 5:46 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:43 A.M.   

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Friday midday: North to northeasterly with a light breeze up to 7 mph Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
28 Dec 2023 11:30 AM

~Legislative Package co-signed.~

PHILIPSBURG:---  In a momentous event, guests and online audiences gathered to witness the Minister of Justice co-sign the Justice legislative package. The official signing of the National Decrees was hosted at the Government Administration Building on Wednesday, December 27, 2023. The signing of the National Decree containing General Measures for the Legal Position of officers with police tasks and the new police salary scales, along with the National Decree to enact the legal position and also enact the approved Function Book.

The journey to this significant milestone began in September 2020, when the Minister embarked on the journey of completing the legislative package Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: SMN-News
28 Dec 2023 11:24 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, Omar Ottley, announced on Thursday, December 28th, that the retroactive and increased AOV pension payments have been disbursed.

Minister Ottley expressed his appreciation at the realization of this milestone, despite the lengthy process involved. As a result of this increase, St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Dec 2023 11:57 PM

Minister Of Justice Co-Signs Justice Legislative Package On Wednesday

Minister of Justice Anna Richardson signing the justice legislative package during Wednesday's ceremony.

 

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Justice Anna Richardson co-signed the justice legislative package at the Government Administration Building on Wednesday, December 27.

The official signing of the national decrees solidified the legal position of officers and established essential structures for human resources management in the Ministry of Justice.

The signing encompassed the national decree containing general measures for the legal position of officers with police tasks, the new police salary scales and the national decree to enact the legal position and approved function book.

In her address, Richardson acknowledged the challenges faced on the journey to this point and expressed her pleasure in bringing it to a successful conclusion Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
USP
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
27 Dec 2023 09:06 PM

Usp: National Alliance Lacks The Vision, Empathy And Common Courtesy To Lead

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The board of the USP in an invited comment did not mince words as it relates to the placement of an ostentatious group billboard of the National Alliance party erected blocking the view of a USPs group billboard in Cole bay.

President of the board, Mr Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Dec 2023 05:58 PM

Law Proposal Envisions Right To Basic Bank Accounts For All

PHILIPSBURG--The much-anticipated law proposal championed by United Peoples (UP) party leader and Member of Parliament Rolando Brisons, advocating for the right to a basic current account for all residents was officially booked into Parliament on December 19, 2023.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: SMN-News
27 Dec 2023 02:36 PM

 PHILIPSBURG:--- The Sage Cultural Award 2023 is the Government of Sint Maarten signature award for the highest in culture and artistic achievement as approved by the Government of Sint Maarten through the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth & Sport drs Rodolphe Samuel. The Sage Cultural Award 2023 ceremony will take place on Friday, December 29, 2023, from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the Phillipsburg Cultural Center on Backstreet Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Dec 2023 12:07 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 27th December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) December 28th, 2023 

  

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.  

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

Sunset Today: 5:45 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:42 A.M.   

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Thursday midday: North to northeasterly with a light breeze up to 7 mph Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
Freedom
NA
SPA
USP
UPP
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
27 Dec 2023 07:37 AM

United St. Maarten Party Unveils Ambitious 2024-2028 Agenda For National Improvement

PUBLISHED: on DECEMBER 22, 2023 The Daily Herald Newspapers

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — United St. Maarten Party (USP) has laid out its comprehensive plan of action for the year 2024 and beyond. The party already initiated the execution of the outlined restructuring plan in 2022, emphasizing its commitment to ongoing refinement and formulation in the subsequent years. The strategic execution and implementation of these plans are set to span the entirety of the party’s presence, whether as a coalition partner or in the opposition.

USPs primary objective is a collective pursuit of comprehensive improvement in social, financial, economic and infrastructural restructuring for all residents Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
DP
NA
SPA
UPP
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
27 Dec 2023 06:55 AM

Dp: We Mourn With You And Wish You Strength To Restore Trust And Tranquility In Anguilla.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — In a press release over the weekend, the Democratic Party of St. Maarten reacted to the horrific killings that shocked the community of Anguilla mid-week. The DP leader, herself of Anguillan descent was clearly distressed at the news.

It is with profound sadness we learned of the senseless killings that occurred in Anguilla last week. The shock of this heartless act at an emotion-filled time of burial of a loved one reverberated throughout our communities Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
23 Dec 2023 04:04 PM

Ser Opinion On Minimum Wage Increase Despite Time Constraints.

Willemstad:---  The Social and Economic Council (SER) of Curaao, today, Friday, December 22, 2023, issued its opinion on the revision of the minimum hourly wage to take effect January 1, 2024.
The SER received the request for its opinion on December 15, 2023, which followed a decision by the Council of Ministers on December 13, 2023. The proposal includes an increase in the minimum hourly wage from NAf Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Dec 2023 11:43 AM
DATE ISSUED: Friday 22nd December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) December 23rd, 2023 

  

WEATHER:     

Today, through Saturday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.  

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

Sunset Today: 5:42 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:40 A.M.   

SURFACE WINDS:  

Today, through Saturday midday: Northeasterly with a light breeze of 4 to 10 mph Read more


Candidates in this article:
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