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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Mar 2024 12:08 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday 22nd March 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) 23rd March 2024

WEATHER:

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

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

Sunset Today: 6:24 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:14 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly with a light to moderate breeze of 07 to 14 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

Available moisture may trigger isolated showers across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
HOPE
HOPE
ND
ECE
Source: 721 News
21 Mar 2024 12:14 AM

My2cents: The Justice Ministry Is Busy Crumbling And Nobody Is Seeing It !!!

By means of this letter I would like to address all the Justice workers, but especially those that are holding a position within the different Justice workers unions.

I have been following the saga of the justice workers for a while with keen attention to the following process regarding the function book and this Justice Minister, Anna Elaine Richardson, that claims to it the right way.

I dont want to delve into the past as to how many persons were appointed or held the function of SG and were rid off under this Justice Minister Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Mar 2024 12:00 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 20th March 2024 @ 11:45 LST (15:45 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 21st March 2024

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.

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

Sunset Today: 6:24 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:15 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 5 to 12 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

The Atlantic high-pressure system maintains stable conditions and gentle winds across the region.

Expect slight sea conditions over the next 48 hours.

STATE OF THE SEA:  Slight          WAVES/SWELLS: 2 to 4 feet

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.

OUTLOOK through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Mar 2024 12:06 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 19th March 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 20th March 2024

WEATHER:

This Afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.

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

Sunset Today: 6:23 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:16 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This Afternoon through Wednesday midday: Southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 5 to 12 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

The Atlantic high-pressure system is the dominant feature influencing the weather pattern across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
19 Mar 2024 10:44 AM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding Nv Gebe

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten- The House of Parliament will sit in a Public meeting on March 18, 2024.

The Public meeting, which was adjourned on March 7, 2024 will be reconvened on Monday at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of General Affairs will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:

Deliberations on NV GEBE (IS/060/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023)

This meeting was requested by MP S.A. Wescot-Williams, MP G.S Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
Source: The Daily Herald
18 Mar 2024 10:52 PM

Ten Calypsonians Head Straight To The Finals Against Mighty Dow

The reigning Senior Calypso Monarch, Isidore The Mighty Dow York.


PHILIPSBURG--Ten calypsonians will go straight to the NAGICO Senior Calypso Finals to be held on April 24 in Carnival Village.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
18 Mar 2024 01:16 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Monday 18th March 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 19th March 2024

WEATHER:

This Afternoon: Cloudy and breezy with isolated showers possible.

Tonight, through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy.

Forecast High: 29C / 84F               Forecast Low: 25C / 77F

Sunset Today: 6:23 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:17 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This Afternoon, through Tuesday midday: East southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 8 to 15 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

A dominant Atlantic high-pressure system maintains a gentle to moderate wind flow across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
17 Mar 2024 11:00 PM

Usm Launches Innovative Information Technology And Network Programme

POND ISLAND--University of St. Martin (USM) is launching an innovative Associate of Science in Information Technology and Network programme, set to begin in the upcoming Fall semester of August 2024.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
17 Mar 2024 10:57 PM

Tourism Office Promotes Destination In Colombia

St. Martin Tourism Offices promotion managers Emile Louisy (right) and Christopher Rodriguez (left) with Colombian travel agents.


MARIGOT--St. Martin Tourism Office carried out major promotional campaigns in South Americas second largest country from February 28 to March 8.

The tourism office notes Colombias dynamic economy and demographic dynamism makes it a prime target for destination St. Martin. With a population of 51 million, Colombia is a market waiting to be conquered with opportunities offered by Copa Airlines since the resumption of SXM-Panama rotations.

To continue to position itself in the Colombian market the tourism office took part in the Vitrina Turistica Tradeshow, the countrys most important tourism fair, organised every year by the Colombian Association of travel agencies ANATO in Bogot Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
15 Mar 2024 12:50 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Friday 15th March 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) 16th March 2024

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy. Isolated showers are possible.

Forecast High: 29C / 84F               Forecast Low: 25C / 77F

Sunset Today: 6:22 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:19 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

Today through Saturday midday: Easterly to northeasterly with a light to gentle to moderate breeze of 5 to 12 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

Gradual improvement in conditions will continue as the atmosphere loses moisture Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
15 Mar 2024 09:36 AM

6 New District Councils Presented At Ceremony

District 3 representative Kathy Africa (front row, third from left) with her council members.

MARIGOT--The six new district councils of the Collectivit have been installed and were officially presented at a ceremony in the Chamber of Commerce CCISM on Tuesday by President Louis Mussington and Third Vice President Dominique Louisy.< Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: 721 News
14 Mar 2024 12:16 PM

State Secretary Alexandra Van Huffelen Visits Aruba, Curaao And St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — State Secretary Alexandra van Huffelen of Kingdom Relations will pay a working visit to Aruba, Curaao and St. Maarten from the 19th to the 26th of March 2024. The visit is largely devoted to the Mutual Arrangement Cooperation on Reforms. Within this framework, the State Secretary will hold talks with prime ministers and ministers in all countries about cooperation and the implementation and progress of the Country Package. In addition, the State Secretary will speak about the opening of the National Growth Fund and the SDE++ regulation for the countries.

Aruba

The working visit of State Secretary Van Huffelen begins in Aruba, where the State Secretary has scheduled a conversation with Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes about the Mutual Arrangement Cooperation on Reforms and the investment funds Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
14 Mar 2024 11:57 AM
 

DATE ISSUED: Thursday 14th March 2024 @ 11:45 LST (15:45 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) 15th March 2024

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy. Isolated showers are possible.

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

Sunset Today: 6:22 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:20 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Friday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 8 to 14 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

The Atlantic high-pressure ridge continues to limit precipitation, while maintaining a gentle easterly wind across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
14 Mar 2024 12:11 AM

Backup Power Supply Failure Causes Major Telem Outage

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten Telecommunications Group of Companies TelEm encountered technical issues from around 4:00pm Wednesday, causing disruptions to TelCell and Telnet services. TelEm Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kendall Dupersoy expressed regret over the inconvenience caused to all clients.

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Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
14 Mar 2024 12:04 AM

Jacobs Advocates For Domestic Violence Prevention At Un Forum

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (left) at the forum.

 

PHILIPSBURG--Caretaker Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs advocated for domestic violence prevention at the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations Headquarters earlier this week.

Jacobs led the delegation to the forum, which included Chef de Cabinet Jessica Weeks, Department Head of Community Development, Family and Humanitarian Affairs (CDFHA) Chantale George-Groeneveldt and Women's Desk Policy Worker at Staff Bureau Tatia Brunnings.

Jacobs spoke on behalf of the Kingdom during the High-Level Group of Friends for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Mar 2024 12:07 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 13th March 2024 @ 11:50 LST (15:50 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 14th March 2024

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 06:00AM THURSDAY 14TH MARCH 2024

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.

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

Sunset Today: 6:22 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:21 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a light to gentle breeze of 6 to 12 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

The Atlantic high-pressure ridge continues to generate a light to gentle breeze across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
13 Mar 2024 10:20 AM

Huhcf Adult Literacy Graduation 2024

In a heartwarming ceremony filled with pride, determination, and celebration, the Hearts United Holistic Care Foundation marked the successful completion of its Adult Literacy Program for the second time. On March 7th, 2024, amidst cheers and applause, 19 students donned blue graduation gowns and silver stoles, symbolizing their achievement and dedication to self-improvement. The event, held at the John Larmonie Center in Philipsburg, was a testament to the transformative power of education and the unwavering commitment of both students and educators.

The journey of these remarkable individuals began in June 2022, when they embarked on a path to literacy and empowerment Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
Source: 721 News
13 Mar 2024 08:43 AM

We Live In A World That Is Becoming More And More Anti-Social

The world we live in is becoming more and more Anti-Social as time passes and it will continue to increase. What is the cause of this you might ask and my simple answer is the fast advancement of technology.

I wish I knew about the presentation of Ms. Julia Davich (forgive me if the spelling is wrong) that she gave at the University of St. Maarten. I heard part of her presentation this week on the radio and I think one of the things she mentioned was the matter of paying online and what this does to the physical interaction of people with each other Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Mar 2024 11:40 PM

Florence Marlin Sworn In As First Sg Of Justice Ministry

From left: Minister of Justice Anna Richardson, Governor Ajamu Baly and Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice Florence Marlin at the swearing-in ceremony.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Mar 2024 12:20 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, 12 March 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 13 March 2024

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WEATHER:

This Afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.

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

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

SURFACE WINDS: 

This Afternoon through Wednesday midday: Easterly to east northeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 12 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

A generally dry and stable atmosphere will prevail across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Mar 2024 10:01 AM

Local Influential Women Inspire At Penha's WomenS Day Event

Kenty Lichtenberg engaging the audience with an ice breaker activity during her address.

COLE BAY--On March 8, Penha St. Maarten celebrated International Womens Day in style at its store in Cole Bay, featuring two influential women in St. Maarten, blogger and branding consultant Kenty Lichtenberg and Member of Parliament (MP) Sjamira RoseburgRead more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Mar 2024 11:28 PM

Jacobs Apologised That Damaged Booths Not Yet Repaired, I Take Responsibility

Some of the damaged booths.

 

PHILIPSBURG--The second tender to repair the damaged booths in Jocelyn Arndell Festival Village failed, and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs apologised that the repairs were not done in time for this year's Carnival and says she takes responsibility that the destroyed booths were not at Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Mar 2024 12:03 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Monday 11th March 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 12th March 2024

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 8PM TONIGHT

WEATHER:

This afternoon and evening: Fair to partly cloudy.

Tonight, through Tuesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy. Isolated showers are possible.

Forecast High: 30C / 86F               Forecast Low: 25C / 77F

Sunset Today: 6:22 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:23 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

Today through Tuesday midday: Southeasterly to easterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 12 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS: 

A generally stable and drying atmosphere is suppressing precipitation Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Mar 2024 10:32 AM

Winair Launches Flights To Martinique With Connecting Service To Dominica

WINAIRs inaugural flight to Martinique is set for April 1, 2024.

SIMPSON BAY--St. Maartens national carrier WINAIR, a prominent regional airline, is bolstering its network with the introduction of direct flights to Martinique. Commencing April 1, travellers can benefit from connections between Martinique (FDF), St Read more


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