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Source: 721 News
08 Jul 2023 11:37 PM

Sunday Chat July 09, 2023 @ 11:00Am

Sunday Chat July 09, 2023

The post SUNDAY CHAT — July 09, 2023 @ 11:00am appeared first on 721news.com | Sint Maarten News | SXM News.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
07 Jul 2023 05:45 PM

PHILIPSBURG--- On May 26, members of the Association of Pensioners of the former Netherlands Antilles and Aruba (BGNAA) visited St. Maarten from the Netherlands. They met with SZV Social & Health Insurances representatives, Mr. Elton Felisie - Chief Financial Officer, and Mr. Renatto Rodriguez - Manager of Pension & Cessantia. As part of SZVs commitment to strengthen stakeholder relations and information exchange, BGNAA was briefed on current affairs regarding access to SZV pension benefits and service provisions for SZV pensioners residing in the Netherlands Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
07 Jul 2023 05:29 PM

~Calls issued to rename Waterfront in the name of longest serving Mayor of Saint Martin. ~

MARIGOT: ---Persons from all walks of life throughout the community of Saint Martin and dignitaries from Sint Martin, Anguilla, St. Barths, and Guadeloupe gathered at the waterfront in Marigot on Friday to pay their last respects to Mayor Albert Fleming who passed away on June 28th, 2023, at the Louis Constant Fleming Hospital.
The late Mayor Fleming was described as a patriot, a man for his people, simple and humble, and a man who cared for his family and that of his community Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Jul 2023 01:20 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday, July 07, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) July 08, 2023 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon: Partly cloudy. 

Tonight through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy with isolated showers. 

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

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
07 Jul 2023 12:29 PM

Bgnaa Meets With Szv

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten On May 26, members of the Association of Pensioners of the former Netherlands Antilles and Aruba (BGNAA) visited St. Maarten from the Netherlands. They met with SZV Social & Health Insurances representatives, Mr. Elton Felisie – Chief Financial Officer, and Mr. Renatto Rodriguez – Manager of Pension & Cessantia.

As part of SZVs commitment to strengthen stakeholder relations and information exchange, BGNAA was briefed on current affairs regarding access to SZV pension benefits and service provisions for SZV pensioners residing in the Netherlands Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: 721 News
07 Jul 2023 09:19 AM

Chamber Of Commerce ViewS To The Introduction Of The Caribbean Guilder

(NEED AND/OR ECONOMIC IMPACT ANTICIPATED)
Philipsburg – The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry (COCI) has taken note of the intention of the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten (CBCS), on the introduction of the Caribbean Guilder. The decision to introduce a Caribbean guilder in replacement of the Antillean Guilder is said to be based on the notion that this new guilder can help foster economic stability and prosperity within the monetary union Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
07 Jul 2023 09:12 AM

Mp Grisha: CadasterS Funds Being Depleted By Creating Top-Heavy Management Board

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — While waiting for the Managing Director of the Foundation Cadastre & Land Registry to be invited to Parliament to elucidate on the foundations financial situation, MP. Grisha Heyliger-Marten will send a letter to the Minister of Finance, Hon. Ardwell Irion urgently requesting him to asks the Supervisory Board of the foundation to put the recruitment of a full-time CFO and COO on hold.

During a question hour regarding developments at the Foundation Cadastre & Land Registry held earlier this year, the Minister informed Parliament that it could make use of article 14, sub 2 of the Articles of Incorporation of the Foundation to get access to the Foundations administration and receive all requested information regarding its financial policies/management, according to Heyliger-Marten in a press statement released on Thursday afternoon.

The MP stated that she made use of said articles by means of a letter to the President of Parliament dated April 3rd, 2023 Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jul 2023 11:32 PM

Pm: If No Agreement On Refinancing Covid Loans, Repayment Will Be Postponed By A Year

PM Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--If an agreement between St. Maarten and the Netherlands on how the COVID liquidity support loans will be refinanced is not reached by the mid-July deadline, the repayment will be postponed by a year.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jul 2023 12:31 PM
  

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, July 06, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) July 07, 2023 

WEATHER:
This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times, and a few brief showers. 

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

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:42 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Friday midday: East northeast to east with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 14 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:   

The presence of Saharan dust will continue to limit significant precipitation, in addition to affect air quality and visibility Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jul 2023 12:02 AM

Pm: Discussion On Reparations Missing From KingS Apology

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs was the only minister present during Wednesdays Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday.


PHILIPSBURG--Discussion on the subject of reparations was missing from King Willem Alexanders apology on July 1, Prime Minister Silveira Jacobs said on Wednesday.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jul 2023 11:32 PM

Grisha Concerned About 'Toxic' Working Environment At Pjia

MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten.

 ~ Govt. playing Russian roulette with peoples livelihoods ~

PHILIPSBURG--Independent member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-MartenRead more


Candidates in this article:
GS
DP
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
05 Jul 2023 08:37 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  TelEm Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Randell Hato as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
With a wealth of experience in the telecommunications sector and a strong private and public sector background, Mr. Hato brings profound knowledge and a strategic mindset to his new role. He is determined to ensure a secure future for TelEm Group and the telecommunications industry of St. Maarten itself.
Having served in strategic positions within the telecommunications sector, both regionally and internationally, Mr Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
05 Jul 2023 08:34 PM

SABA:--- Saba, Bonaire and the Netherlands on Wednesday, July 5, signed the Education Agenda which aims to further improve the quality of education on the two islands.
Dutch Minister of Education, Culture, and Science Robbert Dijkgraaf, Saba Commissioner of Education Eviton Heyliger, and Bonaire Commissioner of Education Jolinda Craane signed the Education Agenda on behalf of their government. For Saba, the education agenda was also signed by the Executive Director of the school board of the Sacred Heart School and Saba Comprehensive School Anton Hermans, and Expertise Center EC2 Saba Director Annelies Buurmeijer Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
Source: SMN-News
05 Jul 2023 01:30 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers press briefing that she took note of the apology from King Willem Alexander regarding the slave trade.
Jacobs said that she took note of the Kings apology but she did not hear anything about reparations. She said it was interesting to hear that many Dutch people were not aware of how they received the golden era that was taught in schools.
She said that those persons that demanded that the King apologized for his familys involvement and the benefits they gained through the slave trade, those persons got their apology.
Jacobs explained that the commitment from the King to ensure that all persons understand the true effects of the slave trade is important in order for the people of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jul 2023 12:42 PM

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, July 05, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) July 06, 2023 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy and hazy with a brief passing shower possible. 

Forecast High: 32C / 90F             

Forecast Low: 27C / 81F 

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                

Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:42 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 14 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:   

Precipitation will be restricted over the local area as the atmosphere remains dry and stable Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
NDP
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
05 Jul 2023 12:23 PM

~The 4th Annual Summit on June 29-30, a Resounding Success~


PHILIPSBURG:--- The entrepreneurial landscape of St. Maarten reverberated with innovative strategies and visionary perspectives at this year's Islandpreneur Live. The event shone a light on implementable solutions and strategic alliances over an immersive two-day period.
Officially opened by Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, Silveria Jacobs, Islandpreneur Live 2023 echoes the government's staunch dedication to entrepreneurship and economic escalation Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Jul 2023 12:08 PM

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, July 04, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) July 05, 2023 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy and hazy with brief local showers possible. 

Forecast High: 32C / 90F             

Forecast Low: 27C / 81F 

   

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2023 11:46 PM

Winair Says Goodbye To Cleaver, Introduces The AirlineS New Ceo

Retiring CEO Michael Cleaver (right) with Captain George Greaux, Sr.

 SIMPSON BAY--After a remarkable tenure of 12 years, CEO of Winair Michael Cleaver retired on July 01. He is succeeded by Hans van de Velde, a seasoned airline specialist, who, according to the Supervisory Board of WINAIR, is poised to lead St. Maartens national airline into an exciting future.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
Freedom
NA
SPA
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2023 04:10 PM

Sacred Heart School students and invited guests at Sabas Emancipation Day event.

SABA--Saba marked the start of the Commemoration Year of the Slavery Past on Saturday, July 1, with a well-attended Emancipation Day event with a number of speakers and a range of performances.

The events theme, Liberation through healing, was most fitting, said Commissioner of Culture Eviton Heyliger. Although healing hundreds of years of trauma will not happen overnight, we need to start the dialogue Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2023 04:03 PM

Ohndhae Marlin: It Is Time For Me To Step Forward To Strengthen Na

Cloyd Ohndhae Marlin took the baton from his father William Marlin on Saturday.

PHILIPSBURG--Cloyd Ohndhae Marlin officially launched his political career on Saturday. His father, Member of Parliament (MP) William Marlin, passed on the baton of political leadership and his black book of political knowledge to his son, affectionately known as Ohndhae.

In his speech, Marlin senior paused for a moment of silence in honour of the late Edgar Lynch, a local political icon, and said: I am sure a fathers pride is measured in moments like this one, but even more than pride is the confidence that I am passing the baton to competent hands that will make St Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
Freedom
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2023 03:54 PM

From left: President of Parliament Sidharth Bijlani, Janique Baly, Governor of St. Maarten Ajamu Baly, ECYS Minister Rodolphe Samuel, President of French Saint Martin Louis Mussington, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations and Digitalisation Alexandra van Huffelen.

PHILIPSBURG--Born Free was the theme of this years Emancipation Day event, the 160th anniversary of the Proclamation of the Abolishment of Slavery in 1863, across the Dutch Caribbean islands on Saturday, July 1.

The event commenced with an ecumenical service at Saints Simon and Jude Anglican Church, Back Street, in the morning, followed by a Freedom March on Boardwalk Boulevard to the Sports Park.

The beautiful ceremony was filled with performances and renditions of song, poetry and dance by local musicians, poets, dancers, singers and storytellers.

Performance by National Institute of Arts (NIA) dancers during the ceremony.

Symbol of freedom

In his speech, Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Rodolphe Samuel noted the day as a symbolic celebration of freedom Read more


Candidates in this article:
DP
Freedom
NA
NDP
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2023 03:49 PM

Minister Of Finance Prepares Electronic Payment App Sen

Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion speaking at Islandpreneur Live 2023 event.

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion is about to launch a new app called Sen, explained by Irion as a hybrid between Cash App and Venmo Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2023 03:45 PM

DATE ISSUED: Monday, July 03, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) July 04, 2023

WEATHER:
This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy, breezy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers possible.

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

  

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:41 A.M.  

  

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Tuesday midday: East northeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 09 to 17 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

Moisture associated with a tropical wave will increase the probability of showers during this forecast period Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
03 Jul 2023 02:30 PM

9 Indian Nationals Feared Dead At Sea, Left Dominica To St. Martin By Boat.

~ Official complaint filed with authorities as relatives seek information on the missing persons~

MARIGOT:--- Nine Indian nationals have gone missing at sea since February 3rd, 2023. The nine persons whose names are listed below entered a boat on the island of Dominica destined for Saint Martin.

Relatives of the missing had contact with the nine people around 6 pm the same day however they were in the seas close to Guadeloupe.

A relative of the missing persons has filed an official complaint with the Gendarmerie as they seek information in finding the missing persons Read more


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