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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Jan 2023 07:40 PM

Celebracin De Los 104 Aos De Vida De La Seora Carmen Carrington

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten La Primera Ministra y Ministra de Asuntos Generales, la Sra. Silveria Jacobs, fue invitada a la casa de la Sra. Carmen Carrington, el sbado 28 de enero, para celebrar su 104 cumpleaos.

La madre, la ta, la abuela, la ta abuela, la Sra. Carmen, fueron celebrados con cario hoy con familiares, amigos, familiares de la iglesia y vecinos, incluido Su Excelencia el Gobernador de Sint Maarten Ajamu G Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Jan 2023 07:15 PM

Heyliger-Marten Consentida Por La Cantidad De Suciedad En La Isla: Todos Necesitamos Hacerlo Mejor

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Durante la ronda de notificacin del Comit Parlamentario ECYS # 3, el 25 de enero, la miembro del Parlamento Grisha Heyliger-Marten expres su disgusto por el estado de la isla en lo que respecta a la basura y los desperdicios en las reas pblicas y sus alrededores.

Dirigindose al Gobierno a travs de la Presidenta del Comit, la Parlamentaria Angelique Roumou, aplaudi el hecho de que el Ministro de TEATT invitara a su colega de VROMI a ver de primera mano el alcance de la limpieza y las reparaciones necesarias en el rea de Philipsburg.

El Ministro de TEATT considera que la seguridad en Philipsburg es una preocupacin importante Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
28 Jan 2023 03:06 PM

Clausura Del Torneo De Baloncesto Empresarial Distrital Sxmnba

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten – La Asociacin Nacional de Baloncesto de St. Maarten (SXMNBA) el sbado 14 de enero de 2023 inaugur el primer Torneo de Baloncesto Empresarial del Distrito en el L.B. Auditorio Deportivo Scott. Adems de emocionantes enfrentamientos, con equipos mostrando sus habilidades y atletismo, hubo una variedad de otras actividades y entretenimiento para que los asistentes disfrutaran, incluyendo puestos de comida, rifas, domin y actuaciones de los artistas locales Simpletune y Michael Parris Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 Jan 2023 09:11 AM

Integrity Chamber Provides Integrity Session To Ursm

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On January 19, 2023, the Integrity Chamber provided an integrity session to candidates of the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten (URSM) party, on the request of party leader Dr. Luc Mercelina. The session was part of a series of training sessions for the candidates to prepare them for the upcoming elections.

Dr Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Jan 2023 08:13 PM

United St. Maarten Party Nuestra Historia Y Patrimonio Deben Ser Protegidos

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – En comentario invitado la dirigente de USP Sra. Pamela Gordon-Carty expres gran consternacin y decepcin, en la profanacin de una
pieza importante de la historia y el patrimonio de St. Maarten. No se debe pasar por alto una falta de respeto por St. Maarten, sus antepasados y la comunidad de Cole bay de donde soy. Los perpetradores deben rendir cuentas, dijo Gordon-Carty.

Los ltimos restos de Diamond Estate en Cole Bay fueron demolidos y dejados en un montn de escombros Read more


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DP
Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Jan 2023 07:47 PM

Mp Wescot: La Renovacin De La Carta Del Reino Es Una Prioridad Y El Enfoque Debe Estar En El Autogobierno Legtimo Para El Caribe Holands

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La Parlamentaria Sarah Wescot-Williams, en su calidad de lder del Partido Demcrata, dio el domingo un adelanto de las prioridades del partido a corto y mediano plazo. Estas prioridades fueron englobado en un breve video de presentacin, sin embargo en su discurso la lder de DP ahond en varios de los temas presentados.

La Parlamentaria fue enftica en el tema de nuestro estatus constitucional dentro del Reino holands y, en su opinin, la Carta del Reino debe modificarse rpidamente Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Jan 2023 05:16 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On January 19, 2023, the Integrity Chamber provided an integrity session to candidates of the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten (URSM) party, at the request of party leader Dr. Luc Mercelina. The session was part of a series of training sessions for the candidates to prepare them for the upcoming elections.
Dr. Mercelina stated, The Unified Resilient St Read more


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PFP
Source: 721 News
27 Jan 2023 04:05 PM

Duncan, Gumbs And Heyliger-Marten Call For Urgent Public Meeting On Heritage Preservation

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, Independent Members of Parliament S. Ludmila Duncan and Grisha Heyliger-Marten, as well as Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament Melissa Gumbs submitted a request for an urgent public meeting on the matter of heritage protection.

Following the recent demolition of the ruins at Diamond Estate in Cole Bay and the outrage by persons in community, the Members have moved quickly to request a public meeting to discuss the incident but more importantly the regulations that would prevent such from occurring again in the future.

The Minister of ECYS and the Minister of VROMI have been requested to come to Parliament to debate the current legislation and policies regarding the preservation and management of heritage as well as to provide updates on the current work of the Monument Council and the long-awaited Monument Fund.

What is extremely disappointing is that this year marks the 160th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Emancipation Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
27 Jan 2023 03:51 PM

United St. Maarten Party Our History And Heritage Must Be Protected

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — In an invited comment the leader of USP Mrs. Pamela Gordon-Carty expressed great dismay and disappointment, in the desecration of an important piece of St. Maarten history and heritage.
A lack of respect for St. Maarten, her ancestors and the community of Cole bay were I am from should not be overlooked. The perpetrators must be held accountable, said Gordon-Carty.

The last remnants of Diamond Estate in Cole Bay was demolished and left in a pile of rubble Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jan 2023 11:20 AM

Kingdom Govt Drops 12.5% Salary Cut Condition Countries

State Secretary for Kingdom Relations and Digitisation Alexandra van Huffelen speaks with the media after the September 30, 2022 Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting in The Hague with in the background the Ministers Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus of St. Maarten (left), Ady Thijsen of Aruba (second from right) and Carlson Manuel of Curaao (right) Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jan 2023 10:39 AM

Brookes Says SamuelS Proposal No Real Solution For Special Needs Kids

Some Excellence Learning Academy pupils.

 PHILIPSBURG--Excellence Learning Academy (ELA) Director Alisha Brookes feels dejected after meeting with Minister of Education, Culture Youth and Sport (ECYS) Rodolphe Samuel on Monday regarding his proposed solution for the more-than-two-dozen special needs pupils who are in jeo Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jan 2023 12:07 AM

Monument Council Sad And Angry About Diamond Ruins Destruction

Patrice Gumbs


COLE BAY--On behalf of the Monument Council, chairman Patrice Gumbs expressed their profound sadness and anger with the destruction of parts of historic Read more


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DP
Source: SMN-News
26 Jan 2023 02:24 PM

Mp Wescot: Kingdom Charter Renewal Is A Priority And The Focus Must Be On Rightful Self-Government For The Dutch Caribbean Countries With A Representative

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament, Sarah Wescot-Williams, in her capacity of leader of the Democratic Party on Sunday gave a sneak view of the partys priorities for the short and medium term. These priorities were encompassed in a short video presentation, however, in her speech, the DP leader delved into several of the topics presented.
The MP was emphatic  about the issue of our constitutional status within the Dutch Kingdom and in her view, the Kingdom Charter needs to be amended posthaste Read more


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DP
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Jan 2023 10:08 AM

Sarah Gives Insight Into DpS Priorities At Meeting

DP leader Sarah Wescot-Williams at the regeneration membership meeting on Sunday evening.

CAY HILL--Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams, in her c Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jan 2023 11:59 PM

Second Chamber Conflicted On Ditching Coho Kingdom Law

Member of the Second Chamber Jorien Wuite chaired Wednesdays debate in absence of the Chairperson of the Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations Marille Paul.

THE HAGUE--Parties in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament have responded with mixed feelings to the agreement of the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaao, and St. Maarten to set Read more


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PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jan 2023 11:58 PM

Duncan, Gumbs, Grisha Seek Urgent Meeting On Heritage Preservation

PHILIPSBURG--Independent Members of Parliament (MPs) Solange Ludmila Duncan and Grisha Heyliger-Marten, as well as Party for Progress (PFP) MP Read more


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PFP
Source: SMN-News
25 Jan 2023 07:40 PM

Duncan, Gumbs And Heyliger-Marten Call For Urgent Public Meeting On Heritage Preservation.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, Independent Members of Parliament S. Ludmila Duncan and Grisha Heyliger-Marten, as well as Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament Melissa Gumbs submitted a request for an urgent public meeting on the matter of heritage protection.

Following the recent demolition of the ruins at Diamond Estate in Cole Bay and the outrage by persons in the community, the Members have moved quickly to request a public meeting to discuss the incident but more importantly the regulations that would prevent such from occurring again in the future.

The Minister of ECYS and the Minister of VROMI have been requested to come to Parliament to debate the current legislation and policies regarding the preservation and management of heritage as well as to provide updates on the current work of the Monument Council and the long-awaited Monument Fund.

What is extremely disappointing is that this year marks the 160th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Emancipation Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Jan 2023 02:06 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Members of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday expressed concern and shock over the discovery of the destruction of Diamond Hill. This according to the Council of Ministers took place sometime Monday night to the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran said that it was brought to his attention on Tuesday that a historical landmark, located on the Diamond Estate property, was demolished Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Jan 2023 01:45 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Residents of  Dutch Quarter are currently dealing with the heavy stench from raw sewage. Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran the leak was contained on Sunday evening when VROMIs emergency response team from the Department of Infrastructure Management responded and provided an immediate temporary solution to stop the leakage onto private property Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Jan 2023 01:02 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran announced on Wednesday during the Council of Ministers press briefing that there are limited burial spaces at the public cemetery in Cul de Sac. Doran said there are no more burial spaces in the ground. Relatives that have loved ones buried in the ground are asked to lay other loved ones to rest on top of existing grave sites if the need arises.
The Minister explained that there are 420 vaults at the Cul de Sac cemetery that are in use with the exception of a few that were created for the burial of children Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Jan 2023 12:33 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Funtopia Youth Initiative Foundation, in collaboration with St Martin First Foundation, has ventured into a three-day basketball tournament. The activity will be held at LB Scott Sports Auditorium from Thursday 26th and Friday 27th of January from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am to Saturday 28th January from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

This is a family event. Parents are encouraged to come out with their children. As an incentive to encourage families to come out, a total of 3000 complimentary tickets have been distributed among the various primary schools on the island Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Jan 2023 12:16 PM

BELVEDERE:--- Sint Maarten As most residents settle into their new homes in the Belvedere Towers, they can sleep soundly knowing that the renovations were guided by the Government of Sint Maartens build-back better principle. The results are safer, modern apartments that can better withstand future natural disasters.
Financed through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, the renovations took place in 64 apartments in six (6) residential buildings managed by the Sint Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jan 2023 10:29 AM

Resilience Has Been Built Into Every Part Of The Newly Renovated Belvedere Towers

BELVEDERE, Sint Maarten As most residents settle into their new homes in the Belvedere Towers, they can sleep soundly knowing that the renovations were guided by the Government of Sint Maartens build back better principle. The results are safer, modern apartments that can better withstand future natural disasters.

Financed through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, the renovations took place in 64 apartments in six (6) residential buildings managed by the Sint Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jan 2023 10:24 AM

Minister Anna Richardson Welcomes Unops Delegation To St. Maarten

From left (rear): Ministry of Justice policy advisor Demi Bute, Prison Director Steven Carty and senior policy advisor Johishi Romney. Front row: UNOPS representative Patrick Diaz, Justice Minister Read more


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