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Source: SMN-News
23 Nov 2023 06:36 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Ministry of Finance has submitted the amended budget for the year 2023 to the Parliament, outlining key adjustments that reflect the evolving economic landscape.
The amended budget for 2023 shows an increase in revenue amounting to NAf 23 million, paired with a corresponding rise in expenses totaling NAf 22 million Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
23 Nov 2023 12:11 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Thursday 23rd November 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) 24th November 2023

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 6PM FRIDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2023

WEATHER:


This afternoon through Friday midday: Generally cloudy with isolated showers.

Forecast High: 30C / 86F                  Forecast Low: 26C / 79F

Sunset Today: 5:35 P.M.                     Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:23 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Friday midday: Northeasterly to southeasterly with a light to moderate breeze of 5 to 15 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

Lingering moisture and instability associated with a recent frontal boundary will continue to produce cloudy periods and some showers across the local area.
Meanwhile, above normal sea conditions are expected mainly along the northern and eastern shores through Friday Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 11:55 PM

Collectivit And Partners Sign Local Health Contract To 2025

Signing the Local Health Contract between partners Collectivit, Regional Health Agency ARS and Social Security Department CGSS).

MARIGOT--The Collectivit, Agence Rgionale de Sant (ARS) and Caisse Gnrale de Scurit Sociale (CGSS) have signed a Local Health Contract (Contrat Locale de Sant (CLS)) valid until 2025 Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 06:31 PM

United People (UP) Party candidates and supporters arrived at the Parliament Building in luxury cars. One shiny SUV after another rolled past, with Minister Omar Ottley standing in the open roof of a black car waving the party flag. A sound truck played the UP Party song, which included Ottley's message: I am here to stay.

UP Party Leader Rolando Brison presented the Central Voting Bureau a full list of 23 candidates, according to Brison the most capable selection Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 05:54 PM

Deafening noise from heavy motorcycles announced the arrival of the new political party Nation, Opportunity, Wealth (NOW). Christopher Emmanuel, with his political sponsor Olivier Arrindell and NOW candidate Claudius 'Toontje' Buncamper at his side, led the yellow march from Clem Labega Square towards the Parliament Building.NOW has 21 candidates Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
DP
NA
SPA
USP
UPP
ND
PFP
Source: SMN-News
22 Nov 2023 05:31 PM

~ National Alliance with the largest turnout of supporters on Postulation Day. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- On January 11th, 2024, voters would have eight (8) political parties to choose from when they reach the polling stations to cast their votes.
The eight political parties lit up Philipsburg as they marched to the Parliament Building to submit their lists of candidates to the voting bureau that will be contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections.
At 9 am the Party for Progress (PFP) marched from Clem Labega Square chairing their leader Melissa Gumbs to submit the PFP lists of candidates Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
DP
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 04:30 PM

The Democratic Party (DP) says their slate of 23 candidates are passionate and dedicated to being that change for St. Maarten. The party made a grand entrance on nomination day, parading down Front Street as the last party to submit their list of candidates.

The parade was a spectacle of Moko jumbies, drums, and percussion, with the song "My Team Lit" playing as the candidates and their supporters marched up the street Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
URSM
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 03:53 PM

The Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) has emerged as a new political party on the island. The party, dressed in white and teal, and led by a duo of roaring Harley Davidsons, made a grand entrance on Nomination day.

Accompanied by young members of a drum band, the pa Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 11:55 AM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 22nd November 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 23rd November 2023 

WEATHER:  

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers.  

Forecast High: 30C / 86F                  Forecast Low: 25C / 79F 

Sunset Today: 5:35 P.M.                     Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:23 A.M.   

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Northeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 12 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:   

Lingering moisture and instability, associated with a frontal boundary will support light precipitation Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 11:50 AM

8 Women Among Na List Of 23 Candidates

Eight women, three more than the number of females that ran in the last election, make up the list of 23 candidates for the National Alliance (NA). Read more

Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
USP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 11:03 AM
United St Maarten Party (US Party) aims to 'break the cycle' with its list of 11 candidates, which it presented to the Central Voting Bureau on Nomination Day (Postulation Day) Wednesday. US Party was the second party to submit its list. With horns honking, the party arrived at the Parli Read more

Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 10:06 AM

Pfp Submits 'Gold Standard' List Of 10 Candidates

Party for Progress (PFP) on Wednesday submitted a list of 10 candidates to contest the January 11, 2024 Parliamentary elections. Read more

Candidates in this article:
GS
DP
NA
SPA
UPP
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
22 Nov 2023 02:54 AM

Armand Meda To Run On Upp Slate, Resigns From Democratic Party.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Sunday, November 19th, 2023, Democratic Candidate Armand Meda resigned from the party. This took place on the same day as the Democratic Party Candidate & Manifesto launch.

The former number 14 candidate on the DP list, has had a vigorous campaign under the slogan Forward, for almost a year that became very popular on Social Media and households on St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 12:28 AM

Unions Demand Justice For Immigration Officer

PHILIPSBURG--The police union NAPB and ABVO St. Maarten are demanding justice for an Immigration officer who allegedly was verbally and physically abused by a local resident.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
21 Nov 2023 02:55 PM

Official Outline For Campaign Material For January 11 2024 Parliamentary Elections

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Ministry of General Affairs alongside the Central Voting Bureau is pleased to update the public on the rules for political campaign material for the Parliamentary Elections slated for January 11, 2024.

The Minister of Justice of Sint Maarten, Honorable Anna Richardson recently announced that a general permit is granted concerning the placement of Political Campaign Material in Public Spaces with a view to the Elections of the interested political parties for the placement, installation, or possession of Political Campaign Material in Public Spaces during the period from 00:00 on November 22 to January 13, 2024.

This general permit is granted under the following conditions:

The instructions of the police regarding traffic safety and prevention of disorders regarding the placement of Political Campaign Material must be followed.For the sake of traffic safety, it is prohibited to place Political Campaign Material on roundabouts on the island or 10 meters before the start of roundabouts.Political Campaign Material must not impede or endanger traffic by placing it on or at Traffic Facilities.Political Campaign Material must not be placed:on top of Political Campaign Material from another political party.on or at the property of others without the owner's or user's permission.in a way that obstructs or makes public traffic unsafe; andwithin five (5) meters from the polling station, measured from the entrance.The content of Political Campaign Material must not be offensive in any way.The political party is liable for damage, nuisance, or inconvenience caused by or because of the placement or installation, as well as for the risk associated with any police measures regarding Political Campaign Material, and is obligated to remove the Political Campaign Material placed on public roads by January 13, 2024, at the latest.Political Campaign Material placed or installed by anyone other than a political party, on behalf of a specific political party, is deemed to have been placed by or on behalf of the latter party, pursuant to this permit, to the extent that this is the case in Public Spaces.The Minister can revoke the individual permit right to place Political Campaign Material from the political party that does not comply with the conditions of this general permit.In this general permit, the following terms are understood as:Public Spaces: all public roads as described in Article 1 sub i of the Traffic Regulation of Sint Maarten and all public places as described in article 1 sub b of the Public Manifestations Regulation.Political Campaign Material: all material in the broadest sense used for conducting a political campaign, including, but not limited to, posters, stickers, posters, signs, flags, brochures, and flyers.Traffic Facilities: the traffic signs and signals as described in Article 2 of the Traffic Regulation of Sint Maarten.Elections: the elections on January 11th, 2024, for the election of members of the Parliament of Sint Maarten.

This information was previously sent by the Minister of Justice to the political party leaders to ensure transparency Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
21 Nov 2023 01:47 PM

Cbcs Best Economic Research Award 2024.

~Research competition for HAVO and VWO students in Curaao and Sint Maarten~

Willemstad/Philipsburg:--- The Centrale Bank van Curaao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) announces the kick-off of the fourth edition of the Best Economic Research Award (BERA) at HAVO and VWO level. Final-year students from all HAVO and VWO schools in Curaao and Sint Maarten are invited to submit an economic research paper on a topic that is relevant to the economies of the monetary union. The CBCS will award both the winning student(s) and school(s) an attractive prize Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
21 Nov 2023 12:13 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 21st November 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 22nd November 2023 

WEATHER:  

This afternoon and evening: Cloudy with intermittent rain. 

Tonight, through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy. Isolated showers are possible.  

Forecast High: 30C / 86F                  Forecast Low: 24C / 75F 

Sunset Today: 5:35 P.M.                     Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:22 A.M.   

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Southwesterly to northeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 10 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times. 

SYNOPSIS:   

Moisture and instability, associated with a frontal boundary and an area of low-pressure, will produce scattered showers, rain, and possible isolated thunderstorms across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Nov 2023 09:29 PM

All Bark, No Bite: Arrindell Fails To Provide Concrete Evidence Of Corruption By Ottley

As he left the Courthouse, Minister Omar Ottley told the media that he had been able to refute the allegations against him. 

~ During defamation case session ~  

PHILIPSBURG--The defamation case brought by Minister of Public Health, Social Affairs and Labor VSA Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
HOPE
ND
Source: SMN-News
20 Nov 2023 07:34 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Civil Registry Department has announced the third phase of distributing voting cards for the January 11, 2024, Parliamentary Elections. Registered voters who do not take advantage of the early voting card distributions at the Government Administration Building can receive the cards by mail via Postal Services Sint Maarten N.V. (PSS) from December 4, 2023.
The Civil Registry is allowing eligible voters to collect their voting cards at the Government Administration Building, from November 25 through December 1, ahead of the postal distribution service.
In the past, many voting cards have been returned by PSS, following information from homeowners that registered voters no longer reside at the addresses registered in the Civil Registry Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Nov 2023 12:46 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Monday 20th November 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 21st November 2023

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 6PM MONDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2023

WEATHER:

This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy with light haze.
Tonight, through Tuesday midday: Cloudy with isolated showers and possible thunderstorms.

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

Sunset Today: 5:35 P.M.                     Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:21 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

Today through Tuesday morning: Southeasterly to southerly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 12 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

Moisture and instability associated with a frontal boundary and an area of low-pressure is approaching the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Nov 2023 12:23 PM

Ministry Ecys Renews Commitment To Child Rights With Mou Extension

Minister ECYS Rodolphe Samuel and dignitaries in Curaao.

PHILIPSBURG--The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport has announced the extension of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) dedicated to the rights of the child in St. Maarten.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Nov 2023 11:09 AM

Gastronomy Village Opening, An Eagerly Awaited Festival Highlight

The Gastronomy Village on the waterfront is declared open on Friday with ribbon-cutting by festival patron Chef Patrick Jeffroy as Tourism Office President Valrie Damaseau (left), President Louis Mussington (centre) and Second Vice President Bernadette Davis (right) look on Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: SMN-News
20 Nov 2023 10:09 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In a momentous move, Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley has officially signed the National ordinance containing a general measure increasing the AOV/AWW pension. The ordinance, which had previously received approval from His Excellency Governor Baly on November 15th, will now be enacted to benefit pensioners Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
ND
URSM
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Nov 2023 09:27 AM

Ursm Concerned About Voting Cards Distribution

Party leader Luc Mercelina


PHILIPSBURG--The Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) expressed deep conce Read more


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