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Source: SXMIslandTime
12 Jan 2021 09:02 PM

Wescot-Williams Makes Inquiries Into Pjia.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams (UD) has made numerous inquiries into what she deems an unfortunate situation that played out during the latter part of 2020 between the airport holding board and the Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Airport, Mr. Brian Mingo.

A letter from the airport holding board that supposedly was also copied to the Parliament of Sint Maarten, the MP stated in a recent statement,  has prompted her to ask questions to the Shareholder, in this case Prime Minister Jacobs and  Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT), de Weever about the allegations in the letter.

Wescot-Williams said that the matter is unfortunate and it is lamentable that a corporate matter such as this has played out in the public domain Read more


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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2021 09:23 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams (UD) has made numerous inquiries into what she deems an unfortunate situation that played out during the latter part of 2020 between the airport holding board and the Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Airport, Mr. Brian Mingo.

A letter from the airport holding board that supposedly was also copied to the Parliament of Sint Maarten, the MP stated in a recent statement, has prompted her to ask questions to the Shareholder, in this case, Prime Minister Jacobs and Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT), de Weever about the allegations in the letter.

Wescot-Williams said that the matter is unfortunate and it is lamentable that a corporate matter such as this has played out in the public domain Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
17 Nov 2020 10:43 PM

Ministry Of Justice Disappointed By Allegations Made In The Media Related To MondayS Ruling.

GREAT BAY, PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Ministry of Justice has taken note of a report in the press related to Mondays rulings of the Court in Civil Servants Matters regarding several police officers. With the exception of one case, these court cases are all related to unanswered requests by the officers to be placed in a function that either does not exist within the current function books or is scaled differently in the draft function books.

While the Court did not order the Minister of Justice to directly comply with the requests of these officers, the Court did rule, that the Minister must make a decision on the requests Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Nov 2020 03:36 AM

~ Abuse of overtime drained government coffers over the years. ~

PHILIPSBURG:---- There are more thieves working inside the police station than there are on the streets a statement made by a leading Attorney who contacted SMN News due to the stolen vehicle articles that have been published. The Attorney who spoke out said over the years police officers working at the Philipsburg Police Station are known thieves and their victims are persons that have been arrested or detained. The Attorney said prisoners personal items that are taken by the police when they are detained or arrested often disappear when in police custody Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Nov 2020 04:24 PM

Remains Committed to Health & Wellness

PHILIPSBURG:--- In recognition of World Diabetes Day, which is celebrated this Saturday, November 14th, the Sint Maarten Lions Club has made use of the clubs neighborhood signs to send out an island wide message: Together We Can Stop Diabetes.

The billboards were recently revamped post-Hurricane Irma and reflect Lions colors of yellow and blue on a white background. With the support of local corporate partners across all sectors of industries, the billboards will continue to be used throughout each Lionistic year to send positive messages that would encourage our communities to act towards improving our daily lives Read more


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ADPS
DLP
UPLP
OSPP
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Nov 2020 12:08 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, November 04, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) November 05, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy and slightly hazy with local showers.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:5:39 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:6:14 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:
This afternoon through Thursday midday: East-northeast to east with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 14 mph Read more


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ADPS
DLP
UPLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Nov 2020 11:58 AM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, November 03, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) November 04, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with light haze and a few showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:5:39 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:6:13 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:
This afternoon through Wednesday midday: East southeasterly to east northeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph Read more


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ADPS
DLP
UPLP
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Nov 2020 11:33 AM

Dotk Young Members Support Cancer Survivors

Golden Rock Cancer Awareness Foundation board member Reina Lijrock (centre) accepting a donation from DOTK Director Elaine Cuvalay-Jeffrey (second right) along with other cancer survivors at the DOTK facilities.

Nia-Jaye Carty in front of her lemonade stand.

Golden Rock Cancer Awareness Foundation board member Reina Lijrock accepting the donation from Nia-Jaye Carty.

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ADPS
DLP
OSPP
Source: The Daily Herald
02 Nov 2020 12:20 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, November 02, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) November 03, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with a few showers possible.

Forecast High:31C / 88FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:5:39 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:6:13 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:
This afternoon through Tuesday midday: East southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 15 mph Read more


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DLP
UPLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
29 Oct 2020 12:20 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) October 30, 2020

A SMALL CRAFT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WEATHER:

This afternoon through tonight: Mostly cloudy and breezy with isolated showers, some of which may be moderate to heavy with a chance of thunder.
Friday morning through midday: Cloudy, hazy and breezy at first with a few isolated showers Read more


Candidates in this article:
DLP
OSPP
Source: The Daily Herald
28 Oct 2020 12:17 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) October 29, 2020

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WEATHER: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Generally cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Forecast High: 31C / 88F Forecast Low: 25C / 77F

Sunset Today: 5:42 P.M Read more


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ADPS
DLP
UPLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Oct 2020 10:51 AM

Bedroom In Apartment Destroyed By Fire Sun.

The damage caused by the fire.

Officers on the scene of the fire.

The Ambulance Department on the scene.

The building where the fire occurred.

PHILIPSBURG--A frantic rush by an occupant of an apartment building located behind SXM Vision Center on Bush Road to help put out a fire in the bedroom of his apartment around 9:45am Sunday landed the man in St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) for smoke inhalation.

The fire destroyed the contents of the bedroom, but luckily the remainder of the home was spared fire damage and sustained only smoke damage Read more


Candidates in this article:
DLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
23 Oct 2020 12:00 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) October 24, 2020

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

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with brief isolated showers possible.

Forecast High:31C / 88FForecast Low:26C / 79F

Sunset Today:5:45 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:6:09 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:
This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly to southeasterly with a light to moderate breeze of 06 to 14 mph Read more


Candidates in this article:
ADPS
DLP
UPLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Oct 2020 12:20 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, October 22, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) October 23, 2020

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

WEATHER: This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy with a few showers possible.

Forecast High: 32C / 90F Forecast Low: 27C / 81F

Sunset Today: 5:45 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:08 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Friday midday: South-southeast to east with a light to moderate breeze of 06 to 14 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS: A weak Atlantic high pressure ridge will maintain light to moderate winds.Pockets of moisture will increase the probability of showers as they move across the region.

Swells generated by Hurricane Epsilon will cause seas up to 8 feet through the next few days Read more


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Source: 721 News
18 Oct 2020 10:43 PM

Who Says It Is Illegal?

Did the Committee for Financial Supervision Cft say that the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten in announcing that there would be a Naf 75 million issue on behalf of St. Maarten government illegal? Is the Committee for Financial Supervision saying that the management of the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten are ignorant of what the law states regarding the issuance of bonds or loans?

The Committee of Financial Supervision agrees that there is a deficit that was largely caused by covid19 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Oct 2020 11:38 AM

Winair Buckling To Pay St. Barths Handling To Avoid Court Litigations.

~ Invoices were not paid for 6 months, while invoices and emails were ignored. ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Winward Islands Airways International NV (WINAIR) Chief Executive Officer Michael Cleaver and Chief Financial Officer Roberto Gibbs are now trying to avoid court litigations for non-payment of its invoices to Aubin Handling Company while no effort was made to pay the Air Traffic fees to St Barths Airport since March 2020.
WINAIR did not pay any of its bills at least to Aubin Handling and St Read more


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ADPS
DLP
SPBIM
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Oct 2020 12:18 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) October 14, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and a chance of thunder.

Forecast High: 31C / 88F Forecast Low: 26C / 79F

Sunset Today: 5:51 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:06 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: Today through Wednesday morning: Southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 07 to 16 mph.

SYNOPSIS: A surface trough will cause isolated showers across the region Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Oct 2020 07:56 PM

St. Maarten Commemorates 1 St Decade Of Country Status With Virtual Events

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On behalf of the Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs hereby invites the people of St. Maarten to join and take part in the Virtual Commemoration of Constitution Day under the theme Decadal Growth and Progress, on October 12 th , 2020 at 10:00 am via Government of Sint Maarten Facebook page.

Today, Saturday, October 10, 2020, the commemoration commenced with a live National Address delivered by his Excellency, Governor of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Oct 2020 07:58 PM

St. Maarten Commemorates 1St Decade Of Country Status With Virtual Events.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On behalf of the Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs hereby invites the people of St. Maarten to join and take part in the Virtual Commemoration of Constitution Day under the theme Decadal Growth and Progress, on October 12th, 2020 at 10:00 am via Government of Sint Maarten Facebook page.

Today, Saturday, October 10, 2020, the commemoration commenced with a live National Address delivered by his Excellency, Governor of St Read more


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DLP
UPLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
08 Oct 2020 10:43 AM

Defence Helicopter Arrives In Curaao

Being loaded into the plane.

WILLEMSTAD--A helicopter of the Dutch defence forces arrived in Curaao on Wednesday. It will replace the NH90 that sank off Aruba.

Ready for transport.

The latter crashed into the sea on July 19. Two of the four occupants, including the pilot, were killed.

The new N110 was flown to the island from Eindhoven Airbase in the Netherlands on a Boeing C-17 plane. One of the main parts, the rotor blades, had to be disa Read more


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DLP
UPLP
OSPP
Source: The Daily Herald
08 Oct 2020 10:37 AM

Safeseal Launched, Will Be Displayed At Companies With Strict Hygiene Practices

SafeSeal Platinum plaque.

SafeSeal Gold plaque.

PHILIPSBURG--Consumers will now be able to easily identify which businesses in the country are adhering to strict cleanliness and hygiene guidelines to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, by looking to see whether they are displaying a SafeSeal on their premises.

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DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Oct 2020 01:10 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, October 06, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) October 07, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with local showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:5:57 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:6:04 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:
This afternoon through Wednesday midday: East northeast to southeast with a light to moderate breeze of 04 to 13 mph Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Oct 2020 12:13 AM

Labour Unions Address MinisterS Statements

PHILIPSBURG-- Windward Island Teachers Union (WITU) President and Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) member Claire Elshot has expressed disappointment with the statements made by Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Sep 2020 03:41 PM

Rotary Sunset Supports Online Learning With Tablet Donations

Philipsburg,St.MaartenOn September 10th, 2020, members of the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunset joinedclubPresident, Elisia Lake,andgathered at the Government Administration Buildingfor the presentationof67tablet computers to various public schools on the island.Rotary Sunset launched its tablet / computer donation drive in Augustwithhopestoprovide themuch-neededcomputer devices to students who were unable to attend online classes.

Supporting basic education and literacy is one of Rotarys primary areas of focus and Rotary Sunset strongly believes in the right to a sound education for every child. The club has organized numerous projects to promote education and literacy with its annual Reading Slumber Fun, Read A Book A Day Free Little Libraries and TeachersAppreciation initiatives, among others Read more


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