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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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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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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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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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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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Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Sep 2020 12:04 AM

Covid-19 Relief Group Is Looking For Volunteers

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The COVID-19 Relief Group is looking for volunteers to help with organizing and executing the radio/telethon fundraising drive scheduled for Sunday, December 13 th 2020. Volunteers can assist with writing, translating, voicing and distributing promotional material. etc. They can also assist with preparing regular and info graphic material as well as managing social media in relation to the fundraising drive.

The volunteers will not receive any kind of financial compensation for their service Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Sep 2020 06:13 PM

Covid-19 Relief Group Is Looking For Volunteers.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The COVID-19 Relief Group is looking for volunteers to help with organizing and executing the radio/telethon fundraising drive scheduled for Sunday, December 13th, 2020. Volunteers can assist with writing, translating, voicing, and distributing promotional material. etc. They can also assist with preparing regular and infographic material as well as managing social media in relation to the fundraising drive. The volunteers will not receive any kind of financial compensation for their service Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Sep 2020 04:57 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Friday, September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

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

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL
6:00 AM, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2020

WEATHER:

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

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:28C / 82F

Sunset Today:6:18 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:6:00 A.M Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Sep 2020 05:04 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, September 07, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) September 08, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers.

Forecast High:32C / 90F
Forecast Low:26C / 79F

Sunset Today:6:21 P.M.
Sunrise Tomorrow:5:59 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:
This afternoon through Tuesday midday:East-southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 06 to 12 mph Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Sep 2020 01:36 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) is in the final phase after steering the process leading to the establishment of the Soualiga Employer Association (SEA).
The establishment of the SEA is part of the process of nominating various representatives to the high council of state the Social Economic Council (SER). A list of names will be submitted to the Prime Minister hopefully by the end of the week of September 7.
President of the COCI Supervisory Board Benjamin Ortega said on Friday that COCI was mandated by the Prime Minister back in April and given the task to follow a legally and sound process where names would be submitted to fill the positions on the SER based on the establishment of an umbrella employer organization to ensure a better representation of employers organizations on the board of the SER.
The appointment of the 2020-2023 board was put on hold until a new structure was put in place Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
31 Aug 2020 05:18 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, August 31, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) September 01, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy and breezy with isolated showers.

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

Sunset Today:6:27 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:58 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Northeasterly to easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 16 mph Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Aug 2020 05:07 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Friday, August 28, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) August 29, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy and hazy with a few brief showers possible.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:28C / 82F

Sunset Today:6:29 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:58 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Saturday midday: Northeast to east with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Aug 2020 05:16 PM

Tropical Weather Outlook

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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Aug 2020 01:35 PM

...New Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Portions Of The Northern Leeward Islands...

Tropical Depression Thirteen Intermediate Advisory Number 2A

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132020

800 AM AST Thu Aug 20 2020


SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...15.4N 50.9W

ABOUT 830 MI...1335 KM ESE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 21 MPH...33 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The government of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Aug 2020 05:09 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, August 17, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) August 18, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy, hazy and breezy.

Forecast High:32C / 90FForecast Low:28C / 82F

Sunset Today:6:37 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:56 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Easterly with a gentle to fresh breeze of 12 to 19 mph and possible higher gusts Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Aug 2020 04:22 PM

...Hurricane Hunter Aircraft Scheduled To Investigate Josephine This Afternoon...

Tropical Storm Josephine Advisory Number 12

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112020

1100 AM AST Fri Aug 14 2020

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...16.1N 54.7W

ABOUT 575 MI...920 KM ESE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of this system.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Josephine was located near latitude 16.1 North, longitude 54.7 West Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Aug 2020 05:11 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, August 13, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) August 14, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with a local shower possible.

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

Sunset Today:6:40 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow:5:55 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Friday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 18 mph Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Aug 2020 04:05 PM

Depression Becomes Tropical Storm Josephine...

Tropical Storm Josephine Advisory Number 8

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112020

1100 AM AST Thu Aug 13 2020

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...13.7N 49.2W

ABOUT 975 MI...1565 KM ESE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of this system.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Josephine was located near latitude 13.7 North, longitude 49.2 West Read more


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