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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Feb 2024 11:52 PM

Unops Looking For Suppliers For Construction Of New Prison Facility

The Point Blanche prison (File photo)

 

PHILIPSBURG--Following the publication of an ad from United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) inviting companies to register for a February 16 workshop regarding a new prison facility in Point Blanche, Minister of Justice Anna Richardson announced on Wednesd Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Feb 2024 10:09 PM

Flood Watch: Motorists Urged To Remain Off The Road On Thursday

The country is under a Flood Watch until 6:00pm Thursday, February 8.

PHILIPSBURG--Following consultations with Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, relevant ministries and departments, National Disaster Coordinator and Fire Chief Clive Richardson from the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) advises extreme caution in light of current w Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Feb 2024 01:11 PM

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 7th February 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 8th February 2024

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT

WEATHER:
This afternoon: Cloudy to overcast with isolated showers and likely thunderstorms.
This evening through Thursday midday: Overcast with widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms.

Forecast High: 30C / 86F       Forecast Low: 23C / 73F

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

SURFACE WINDS:
Today through Thursday midday: Southerly with a gentle to moderate to fresh breeze of 10 to 18 mph and higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS:
A frontal boundary is affecting the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Feb 2024 12:00 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, 06 February 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 07 February 2024

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

WEATHER:    

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy and breezy with increasing showers.

Forecast High: 29C / 84F              

Forecast Low: 23C / 73F

  

Sunset Today: 6:09 P.M.                  

Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:43 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Southerly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 20 mph, and occasional higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS: 

Increasing moisture and instability associated with an approaching cold front will cause unsettled weather, such as cloudy skies, isolated showers, and elevated winds and seas.

Hazardous sea conditions also associated with this frontal boundary will affect regional waters through the remainder of the week Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
06 Feb 2024 07:34 AM

Governor Baly Appoints Formateur Mercelina

HARBOUR VIEW, Sint Maarten Considering the results of the January 11, 2024 elections, the information received following the informateur consultations, His Excellency Governor Ajamu G. Baly, LL.M. has requested the leader of the URSM, Mr. Luc Mercelina, to take into consideration an assignment as Formateur Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
06 Feb 2024 06:49 AM

Windward Islands Teachers Union (Witu) Launches Comprehensive Policy Handbook For Members

Philipsburg – The Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) proudly announces the release of its groundbreaking Policy Handbook, aimed at fortifying and streamlining operations for its esteemed members. This comprehensive handbook addresses vital areas including Communication Procedures, Membership Dues Payment Policy and Procedure, Membership Withdrawal Policy and Procedure, Legal Support, Reporting a Complaint, Frequency of General Meetings, and Board Meetings.

Under the leadership of President Stuart Johnson, the WITU remains committed to advocating for the rights and welfare of educators in St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Feb 2024 12:42 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Monday, 05 February 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 06 February 2024

WEATHER:    

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy and slightly breezy with brief isolated showers possible.

Forecast High: 30C / 86F              

Forecast Low: 23C / 73F

  

Sunset Today: 6:09 P.M.                  

Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:44 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: South-southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 8 to 16, and possible higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS: 

A combination of moisture, instability, and warm southerly winds may cause a few isolated showers across the local area Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Feb 2024 11:57 PM

2024 Motor Vehicle Qr Code Stickers Ready For Pickup As Of Today Feb. 5

A screen grab from an ad that has been running on social media urging motorists to pay their motor vehicle tax online and collect their QR code stickers at the Receivers Office.

~ Only M and P plates can be collected this week ~

PHILIPSBURG--The 2024 Motor Vehicle QR Code stickers will be ready for distribution to motorists who have paid their 2024 motor vehicle tax as of today Monday, February 5.

Motorists can pick up their stickers at the Receivers Office, with what the Ministry of Finance said in a press release will be a structured process to avoid last-minute rushes before the payment deadline on February 29.

The distribution will occur in two stages Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: 721 News
04 Feb 2024 01:18 PM

Serious Scooter Accident On Oyster Pond Road

In the early hours of Saturday, February 03, 2024, at approximately 4:00 a.m., Central Police Dispatch received several calls reporting a serious accident on Oyster Pond Road. The incident involved a black Yamaha Mio scooter, without a license plate, and a white Nissan Almera.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the Yamaha Mio rider was descending Oyster Pond Road from the direction of Border Bar going towards the French Border. Simultaneously, the driver of the Nissan Almera, with license plate M 13587, was ascending Oyster Pond Road from French Border heading towards Border Bar.

Tragically, just before reaching the aforementioned Bar, the rider of Yamaha Mio rider lost control of the scooter, resulting in a head-on collision with the Nissan Almera Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
04 Feb 2024 10:12 AM

Windward Islands Teachers Union (Witu) Announces Board Election

Philipsburg – The Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) is pleased to announce the commencement of the board election process for the upcoming term. This critical event will determine the leadership and direction of the union for the next tenure.

Interested WITU members are invited to submit their nominations via email to witu.teachers@gmail.com.

Nominations should clearly state the desired position, either for the role of president or as a member of the board.

Th Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
RSM
DP
NA
SPA
ND
PFP
ECE
Source: 721 News
04 Feb 2024 10:11 AM

Informateurs Complete Assignment And Submit The Final Report To The Governor.

Harbour View His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, mr. Ajamu G. Baly, received the final report of the current information process from informateurs Dr. Nilda Arduin and Drs. Candia Joseph RO EMIA. The informateurs presented the Governor with their final report entitled Beyond the coalition handshake which for the purpose of transparency will be published in its entirety.

In their report, the informateurs have made an in-depth analysis of the positions of the six parties that have obtained one or more seats in the parliamentary elections of January 11, 2024 Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
02 Feb 2024 12:29 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday 2nd February 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) 3rd February 2024

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

Forecast High: 28C / 82F       Forecast Low: 23C / 73F

Sunset Today: 6:07 P.M.            Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:45 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:
This afternoon through Saturday midday: North to northeasterly with a light breeze of 4 to 10 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS:
Drier air trailing the frontal boundary aids stability, as a high-pressure system builds over the region Read more


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

DATE ISSUED: Thursday 1st February 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) 2nd February 2024

WEATHER:    

This afternoon and evening: Fair to partly cloudy. Isolated showers are possible.

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

Forecast High: 29C / 84F               Forecast Low: 24C / 75F

  

Sunset Today: 6:07 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:45 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

Today through Friday midday: Southerly with a light breeze of 4 to 7 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS: 

An approaching frontal boundary is introducing slight instability over the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
31 Jan 2024 12:03 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, 31 January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 01 February 2024

WEATHER:    

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with brief local showers possible.

Forecast High: 30C / 86F              

Forecast Low: 25C / 77F

  

Sunset Today: 6:06 P.M.                  

Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:45 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Light and variable winds of 01 to 05 mph, becoming calm at times.

SYNOPSIS: 

A loose surface pressure gradient will maintain mostly light winds during this forecast period Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
30 Jan 2024 11:45 AM
 

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, 30 January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 31 January 2024

WEATHER:    

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with brief local showers possible.

Forecast High: 30C / 86F              

Forecast Low: 25C / 77F

  

Sunset Today: 6:06 P.M.                  

Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:46 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Light and variable winds of 01 to 05 mph, becoming calm at times.

SYNOPSIS: 

A stable atmosphere will limit significant shower activity across the local region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
30 Jan 2024 09:33 AM

Roxanne Howell Appointed, Sworn In As Secretary General Of Finance

Governor Ajamu Baly (left); newly appointed Secretary General Roxanne Howell (second left); Ernest Howell (third left); Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion (right).

PHILIPSBURG--The Ministry of Finance on Monday announced the appointment and subsequent swearing-in of Roxanne Howell as the new Secretary General of Finance. Howells appoi Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
29 Jan 2024 11:33 PM

Artist Claudio Arnell Unveils New Artwork For Marigot Cemetery

Claudio Arnell revealed his new photographic artwork Digital Vegetal Wall 2 at a gathering next to the Marigot cemetery on Friday evening. In photo: Claudio Arnell (left) and Second Vice President Bernadette Davis (right) unveiling one of the works of art.  (Robert Luckock photo)

 

MARIGOT--Claudio Arnell rev Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
29 Jan 2024 11:41 AM
DATE ISSUED: Monday 29th January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 30th January 2024

WEATHER:

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

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

Sunset Today: 6:05 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:46 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Southeasterly to southwesterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 12 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS:

Light southerly winds in the wake of a weak trough, may trigger isolated showers across the region.

Seas are expected to remain slight to moderate through the next few days.

STATE OF THE SEA:  Slight to moderate      WAVES/SWELLS: 3 to 5 feet 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.

OUTLOOK through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.

FORECASTER: Albert


3-DAY FORECAST

DAY 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

 WEATHER

Partly Cloudy,
Isolated Showers Poss.

Fair/Partly Cloudy,
Isolated Showers

Fair/Partly Cloudy,
 Isol Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
29 Jan 2024 10:20 AM

Motoworld Introduces Gac Motor With Exclusive Launch Event

The Motorworld showroom welcomed hundreds of guests on Friday 26th January for the unveiling of GAC Motor, the newest automotive brand to be added under the companys umbrella. During this event, guests were introduced to the rich history of GAC Motor and were given the opportunity to explore the different models while enjoying demonstrations of the special features and options on offer.

Invited guests marveled at the innovative vehicles on display, with employees on hand who readily explained all of the features Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
ECE
Source: 721 News
29 Jan 2024 10:13 AM

Telem Group Announces Workforce Reduction In The Face Of Ongoing Financial Challenges

SINT MAARTEN, Philipsburg – TelEm Group of Companies today announced to employees that the company will be making a significant reduction in the companys workforce effective April 1, 2024.

The official announcement was made to TelEm Group employees in a general meeting at 4:00 pm on Friday, January 26, 2024, by CEO, Mr. Kendall Dupersoy and CFO Mr Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
28 Jan 2024 11:19 PM

Levenstone New Acting Director Customs Dept.

From left: Acting Director of Customs and Director of Immigration and Border Protection Services Jocelyn Levenstone; Justice Minister Anna Richardson and Secretary General, Florence Marlin.


PHILIPSBURG--Head of the Immigration and Border Protection Services Jocelyn Levenstone has been appointed as the Acting Dir Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: 721 News
28 Jan 2024 10:48 AM

Sunday Chat January 28, 2024 Live @ 11:00Am

SUNDAY CHAT January 28, 2024

The post SUNDAY CHAT January 28, 2024 LIVE @ 11:00am appeared first on 721news.com | Sint Maarten News | SXM News.

Read more

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

DATE ISSUED: Friday 26th January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (16:00 LST) 27th January 2024 

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT 

UNTIL 6AM SATURDAY 27th JANUARY 2024 

WEATHER:  

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy. Isolated showers are likely. 

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

   

Sunset Today: 6:03 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:46 A.M.   

  

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Northeasterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 16 to 20 mph, and higher gusts. 

  

SYNOPSIS:  

A relatively stable atmosphere will promote mostly fair-weather conditions across the area Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
DP
NA
SPA
USP
UPP
ND
UD
PFP
Source: 721 News
26 Jan 2024 08:45 AM

New Four-Party Coalition Ursm Dp Pfp Now Speaks Up And Speaks Out

Urges Public to Remain Aware and Be Critical of Agitators

PHILIPSBURG In a joint statement issued Thursday January 25, 2024 evening, the eight MP-elects of the announced 4-party coalition consisting of the URSM, DP, PFP and N.O.W. parties denounced repeated attempts to distract the public from ongoing political discussions.

We remain committed and focused on continuing the formation of this coalition, the statement reads Read more


Candidates in this article:
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