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SMCP
Source: 721 News
29 Oct 2020 06:15 PM

Opinion Article: St. Maarten Covid-19 Chronicles

Stuart Johnson

Oh, how I wish deep within my soul we were in better times and better prepared to handle the challenges we are now facing. Like so many of you, I have expressed my opinion and provided my feedback on many issues via Facebook.

Everyone one of us can give our own personal story on how COVID-19 has either directly or indirectly affected us Read more


Candidates in this article:
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:
ADPS
DLP
UPLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Oct 2020 12:06 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) October 27, 2020

A SMALL CRAFT WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTENUNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday:Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with a few passing showers.

Forecast High:31C / 87F
Forecast Low:26C / 79F

Sunset Today:5:43 P.M.
Sunrise Tomorrow:6:10 A.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
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


Candidates in this article:
ADPS
DLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
21 Oct 2020 12:08 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) October 22, 2020

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 6:00 PM THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22ND

WEATHER: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with a few showers possible.

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

Sunset Today: 5:46 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:08 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: South to south southeast with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 10 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS: The combination of light southerly winds generated by a weak Atlantic high pressure ridge and daytime heating, may cause a few showers across the region.

Swells generated by Hurricane Epsilon will cause seas to peak at 9 feet Read more


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

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) October 21, 2020

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

WEATHER: This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with a few showers possible.

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

Sunset Today: 5:46 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:08 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Wednesday midday: West to southwesterly with a light breeze of 04 to 07 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS: A dry atmosphere will continue to restrict significant shower activity across the region Read more


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

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) October 20, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon: Fair to partly cloudy with a few showers possible.

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

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

Sunset Today: 5:47 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:07 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Northwesterly to westerly with a light breeze of 04 to 07 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS: A fairly dry airmass will restrict significant shower activity across the region today Read more


Candidates in this article:
DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
14 Oct 2020 02:04 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) October 15, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through Thursday 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: 5:50 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:06 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Southeasterly with a moderate breeze of 08 to 17 mph.

SYNOPSIS: Moisture and instability associated with a surface to mid-level trough and an approaching tropical wave will generate isolated showers across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
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


Candidates in this article:
DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
09 Oct 2020 12:24 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Friday, October 09, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) October 10, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon through tonight: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.

Saturday morning through midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.

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

Sunset Today: 5:54 P.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
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


Candidates in this article:
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


Candidates in this article:
DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Sep 2020 05:26 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, September 03, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) September 04, 2020

WEATHER: This afternoon: Occasionally cloudy with isolated showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.

Tonight through Friday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.

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

Sunset Today:6:24 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:59 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Friday midday: Easterly to southeasterly with a light to moderate breeze of 07 to 14 mph and possible higher gusts Read more


Candidates in this article:
DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
02 Sep 2020 05:34 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, September 02, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) September 03, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon: Partly cloudy, breezy and hazy.

Tonight through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with hazy skies.

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

Sunset Today:6:25 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:59 A.M.

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


Candidates in this article:
DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Sep 2020 05:24 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, September 01, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) September 02, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and a low chance of thunder.

Tonight through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with isolated showers possible.

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

Sunset Today:6:26 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:58 A.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
DLP
SMCP
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


Candidates in this article:
ADPS
DLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Aug 2020 05:16 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, August 20, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) August 21, 2020

WEATHER:

Remainder of this afternoon: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and a low chance of isolated thunder.

Tonight through Friday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.

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

Sunset Today:6:35 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:56 A.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
DLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Aug 2020 05:20 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 @12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (16:00 LST) August 20, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through tonight: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy.

Thursday morning through midday: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with passing showers possible.

Forecast High: 33C / 91F Forecast Low: 28C / 82F

Sunset Today: 6:36 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:56 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: East northeast to east with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 15 mph.

SYNOPSIS:

A dry and stable atmosphere associated with the dominant Atlantic high-pressure system will continue to restrict precipitation across the local area.

Moderate sea conditions can be expected for the next few days with waves peaking up to 7 feet Read more


Candidates in this article:
ADPS
DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Aug 2020 05:17 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

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

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) August 13, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with a few local showers possible.

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

Sunset Today:6:41 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow:5:54 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 19 mph and higher possible gusts Read more


Candidates in this article:
ADPS
DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Aug 2020 05:14 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Friday, August 07, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) August 08, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy with passing showers possible.

Forecast High:31C / 87F Forecast Low:27C / 81F

Sunset Today:6:43 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow:5:53 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 17 mph Read more


Candidates in this article:
ADPS
DLP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Aug 2020 04:24 PM

Warm Welcome For 36 St. Maarten Students

The traditional group photo of the newly-arrived St. Maarten students at Amsterdams Schiphol Airport on Wednesday morning. (Kevin Javois pho

The official evening programme at Hampton Hilton Hotel in Hoofddorp on Wednesday included several speeches and many encouraging words for the newly-arrived students. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

HOOFDDORP--A warm welcome awaited the 36 St. Maarten students who arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday morning. The staff of the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary was at Schiphol Airport to welcome the group and in the evening, after a few logistical matters and a little bit of rest, the students attended the official welcome ceremonBecause the students were very tired after a long flight, added to a dose of nervousness about entering the next phase of their lives, the evening programme was kept short with a welcome message by Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus and addresses by law student Sjoerd Scott and Kingdom Council of State member Maria van der Sluijs-Plantz.

Violenus, who came on the flight with the students together with his children, welcomed the students to their new home for the next four to five years Read more


Candidates in this article:
ADPS
DLP
UPLP
OSPP
SMCP
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Aug 2020 06:14 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, August 04, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) August 05, 2020

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with a passing shower possible.

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

Sunset Today:6:45 P.M.Sunrise Tomorrow:5:52 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 14 mph Read more


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