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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Jun 2024 12:51 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Saturday, 29 June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00 LST) 30 June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Sunday midday: Partly cloudy and slightly breezy with brief local showers possible.Forecast High: 33C / 91F              Forecast Low: 28C / 82FSunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                  Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:40 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Sunday midday: Easterly to east-southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 17 mph, and higher gusts possible.SYNOPSIS: Available moisture associated with patches of low-level clouds moving across the local region will account for a high probability of showers Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Jun 2024 12:55 PM
DATE ISSUED: Friday, 28 June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) 29 June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy, hot & humid with light haze and brief local showers possible.Forecast High: 33C / 91F              Forecast Low: 28C / 82FSunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                  Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:40 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Saturday midday: East-northeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 8 to 16 mph, and higher gusts possible.SYNOPSIS: Drifting pockets of moisture at the lower levels of the atmosphere may cause a few brief showers from time to time Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Jun 2024 10:28 AM

Gumbs To Pursue Better Solution For Ennia Policyholders In Sxm

Finance Minister Marinka Gumbs speaking to MPs.

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Marinka Gumbs said on Thursday that she will be following the advice of Members of Parliament (MPs) Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jun 2024 12:16 PM
DATE ISSUED: Thursday 27th June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) 28th June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon: Hot, humid, and slightly hazy with isolated showers.Tonight through Friday midday: Hot and humid with brief showers possible.Forecast High: 33C / 91F               Forecast Low: 28C / 82FSunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:40 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Friday midday: East northeast to east with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph.SYNOPSIS: A weak trough will account for brief isolated showers Read more

Candidates in this article:
GS
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SPA
UPP
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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jun 2024 07:46 AM

Vng Caribbean Desk Set To Launch On July 1

 HAZERSWOUDE-DORP--The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations BZK and the Association of Dutch Municipalities VNG have come together to open the VNG Caribbean Desk for the Caribbean Netherlands, which will serve as a central point of contact for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The VNG Caribbean Desk will open on Monday, July 1, 2024, and is co-financed by BZK.

VNG Chairperson Sharon Dijksma and BZK Ministry Kingdom Relations Director-general Roald Lapperre announced the VNG Caribbean Desk during the annual VNG congress at a large plant nursery in HazersWoude-Dorp in the Netherlands on Tuesday, June 25.

With the launch of the Caribbean Desk, VNG wants to further contribute to increasing support to the public entities Bonaire, St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Jun 2024 01:12 PM
DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, 26 June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 27 June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through tonight: Hot and humid with a hazy sky.Thursday morning through midday: Hot, humid, and hazy, with isolated showers.Forecast High: 33C / 91F               Forecast Low: 29C / 84FSunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:39 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph.SYNOPSIS: Hot and humid conditions will continue, with Saharan dust affecting air quality and visibility Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Jun 2024 12:41 PM

Load-Shedding To Ease In Five Weeks, 10Mw Container Generators To Be Rented For $1.9M

Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina addressing MPs on Tuesday.

~ 20mw to be leased to own for $7.7M ~

PHILIPSBURG--Consumers in St Maarten are expected to get relief in about five weeks from the frequent load-shedding currently gripping the country, thanks to a decision taken to rent 10-megawatt (mw) container generators and lease Read more


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NOW
Source: 721 News
26 Jun 2024 06:13 AM

Mp Christophe Emmanuel: Alliance Utter Failure On GebeContinues With No Solutions Offered

Leader of the Nation Opportunity Wealth party (NOW) MP Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday said in a stunning display of hypocrisy and incompetence, the National Alliance MPs have once again demonstrated their utter lack of credibility on the critical issue of GEBE.

For four long years, while they held the reins of government, they stood idly by as GEBE deteriorated Read more


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ECE
Source: 721 News
26 Jun 2024 06:06 AM

Chris Says GovtS Reliance On GebeFor Power Crisis Solution Problematic

~ Lack of renewable energy solution glaring ~

MP Christophe Emmanuel, the lone Member of Parliament to propose a solution to the GEBE power crisis, stated on Tuesday that he must distance himself from the St. Maarten government’s approach to dealing with the matter. The MP said he is critical of the method because the government relies too heavily on information provided by GEBE and the lack of a plan to finally shift to renewable energy sources. GEBE lies to the people of St. Maarten to protect itself Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jun 2024 06:50 PM

Final Reminder: Submit Your 2023 Final Profit Tax Return, Form, And Payment By July 2Nd

The Tax Inspectorate kindly reminds all domestic and foreign taxpayers that the deadline to file their 2023 Final Profit Tax Return and Form at the Tax Office (Vineyard Building) and submit payment (if applicable based on the return) is Tuesday, July 2, 2024. Payments can be made via bank transfer (NAF W.I.B. 324800-03 | USD W.I.B. 324800-05) or in cash to the Receivers’ Office cashiers on Pond Island.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024, is also the last day for taxpayers to request an extension for filing, if needed Read more


Candidates in this article:
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ECE
Source: 721 News
25 Jun 2024 05:20 PM

Vromi State Of Affairs Minister Patrice Gumbs Provides Comprehensive Update

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Minister of VROMI and Deputy Prime Minister Patrice Gumbs issued a media statement on Tuesday, 25 June 2024, where he provided a comprehensive update on the state of affairs within the Ministry of VROMI and what his Cabinet has been and will continue to work on following his swearing in.

The Ministry of VROMI has faced challenges for many years, Gumbs stated Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
DP
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UPP
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PFP
ECE
Source: 721 News
25 Jun 2024 04:52 PM

Schedule For Postulation Day

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Central Voting Bureau is pleased to announce the schedule for Postulation Day, Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024, at the House of Parliament.

On Postulation Day, representatives or deputy representatives from each political party will formally submit their candidate lists to the Central Voting Bureau for the parliamentary election of August 19th, 2024. To facilitate an orderly process, each party has selected a specific time slot for submission, as listed below Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
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SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jun 2024 01:00 PM
DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 25th June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 26th June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Hot, humid, and hazy. Brief showers are possible.Forecast High: 33C / 91F               Forecast Low: 28C / 82FSunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:39 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Northeast to easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 8 to 18 mph and higher gusts.SYNOPSIS: A thick plume of Saharan dust brings drier conditions across the region and restricts significant shower activity Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jun 2024 10:14 AM

Samuel Was Asked To Step Down As Minister In 2023, Resigns From Na

Rodolphe Samuel

PHILIPSBURG--Former Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Rodolphe Samuel on Monday, June 24, tendered his resignation from the Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jun 2024 07:26 AM

Minister Lewis Meets With Halt Foundation Representatives

THE NETHERLANDS — On Monday, June 24, 2024, the Honorable Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Lyndon Lewis, accompanied by his delegation in the Hague, the Netherlands, held an introductory meeting with representatives from the Halt Het Alternative (The alternative) foundation, Ms Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jun 2024 07:19 AM

Minister Lewis To Host MeetAnd Greet In The Netherlands

The Honorable Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Culture Lyndon Lewis will host a meet and greet at the St. Maarten House in the Netherlands.

The Minister is looking forward to meeting with St. Maarteners in general in the Netherlands, students included. The session will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2024 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Read more


Candidates in this article:
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UPP
HOPE
HOPE
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ECE
Source: 721 News
25 Jun 2024 06:49 AM

Junior Ranger Program For Nature Kicks Off At Nature Foundation

The Nature Foundation Sint Maarten is thrilled to announce the successful launch of its newest iteration of a Junior Ranger Program, which commenced last Saturday, June 22 with great enthusiasm and participation from the selected rangers. This program, part of the CORENA project, aims to engage young nature enthusiasts and foster a deeper appreciation for the environment.

The inaugural event took place at Mullet Bay, where the seven selected junior rangers, all 12 years old, gathered to embark on their first adventure Read more


Candidates in this article:
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ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
24 Jun 2024 12:36 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Monday 24th June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 25th June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon: Hazy and breezy with isolated showers. There is a low chance of thunderstorms.This evening through Tuesday midday: Warm and hazy. Isolated showers are likely.Forecast High: 32C / 90F               Forecast Low: 28C / 77FSunset Today: 6:51 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:39 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: Today through Tuesday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph, and occasional gusts.SYNOPSIS: A tropical wave is affecting the region, bringing isolated showers and possible thunderstorms Read more

Candidates in this article:
Freedom
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UPP
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Source: 721 News
24 Jun 2024 11:38 AM

Dr. Rhoda Arrindell Represents One St. Martin Association At The Big Conference At The Un

GREAT BAY, St. Martin Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, president of the One St. Martin Association (One SXM), was the sole delegate from St. Martin at the BIG international conference on decolonization in New York last week.

Arrindell was an invited speaker at the conference, Towards Independence and Fundamental Freedoms: The Role of the C-24 in Ending Colonialism, hosted by the Baku Initiative Group (BIG) at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.

Arrindell read the One SXM statement on June 20, highlighting the associations ongoing campaign to bring awareness to the St Read more


Candidates in this article:
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UD
Source: 721 News
24 Jun 2024 11:27 AM

Sandbar To Buccaneer Run Will Take Place This Saturday 29Th June 2024

The St. Maarten Road Runners is proud to present its second edition of the Sandbar to Buccaneer Run which will take place this Saturday 29th June 2024.

This event is sponsored and made possible by the Buccaneer Beach Bar, Sandbar, Sunset Beach Bar and Motorworld.

In line with the mission and vision of the St. Maarten Road Runners to continuously promote a healthy lifestyle for all, this event caters to kids and as well as adults.

The Sandbar to Buccaneer Run is a little different than the usual events and consists of 2 different races which can be chosen from.

Race number 1 consists of an individual run of a distance of 5km which starts at Sand Bar SXM and finishes at Buccaneer Beach Bar Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Jun 2024 11:19 AM

Dutch Caribbean Break-Out Session Held At National Congress On Climate Adaptation

The National Congress on Climate Adaptation took place at the NBC Conference Center in Nieuwegein, Utrecht, on Monday, June 17. Various speakers discussed climate change in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom during a well-attended break-out session. In photo, from left: Former Dutch MP and St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Jorien Wuite, A Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Jun 2024 09:04 AM

Gumbs To Become Caretaker Vromi Minister, Deputy Pm

Caretaker Minister Plenipotentiary Patrice Gumbs flanked by outgoing State Secretary Alexandra Van Huffelen, Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba Juan Thijsen, and Minister Plenipotentiary of Curaao Carlson Manuel following last Fridays meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers.

PHILIPSBURG--Caretaker Minister Plenipotentiary Read more


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UD
Source: 721 News
23 Jun 2024 08:32 AM

The Soualiga Action Movement (Sam) Announces The First 5 Candidates For Upcoming Elections

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten —The Soualiga Action Movement (SAM) is proud to announce the first 5 of its candidates, featuring dynamic and experienced individuals who will be contesting the upcoming snap Parliamentary elections. SAM, a political party founded by veteran politician, Franklin Meyers, is dedicated to sustainable development, economic recovery, and transparent governance, has carefully chosen a team that embodies these principles and is committed to driving positive change for the People of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
PPA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
23 Jun 2024 07:45 AM

The Point Blanche Prison Invests In New Medical Equipment To Enhance Healthcare Services

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten In a significant move to address longstanding concerns about the quality of medical services, the Point Blanche Prison of Sint Maarten has purchased a comprehensive range of new medical equipment via the Sint Maarten Diagnostic Center. This investment is a pivotal step toward improving the healthcare facilities and ensuring that both inmates and staff receive the highest standard of medical care.

The new equipment, which includes essential diagnostic and treatment instruments, such as an otoscope, mobile BP apparatus, AED equipment, portable blood pressure, temperature and glucose meters, emergency crash kits, medication cabinets and more, aims to upgrade the prison’s healthcare capabilities significantly Read more


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