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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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


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