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Source: 721 News
13 Jun 2024 03:19 PM

Minister Jansen-Webster Calls For Adherence To International Labor Standards

Philipsburg The Honorable Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Mrs. Veronica Jansen-Webster, has issued a compelling call to action, urging all employers in St. Maarten to fully recognize and uphold the rights stipulated in the International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention 87. Known as the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention, this critical international standard guarantees workers the right to form and join organizations of their choosing without fear of retaliation or punishment. Convention 87 is a cornerstone of international labor law, ratified by numerous countries, including St Read more

Candidates in this article:
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SPA
UPP
ND
Source: 721 News
13 Jun 2024 03:15 PM

Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina Reaffirms Commitment To Workers Covenant

Philipsburg The Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina dispatched a crucial letter on Tuesday to the board and members of the WICSU-PSU and WITU. This letter serves to reaffirm the Government’s unwavering commitment to the covenant signed on April 29, 2024, reassuring that the sanctity of the agreement would be upheld with all due diligence required. In this letter, Prime Minister Mercelina underscored the Government’s steadfast belief in the vital role that the workers of St Read more

Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jun 2024 12:08 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Thursday 13th June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) 14th June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Friday midday: Hot and humid, with isolated showers.Forecast High: 33 C / 91 F              Forecast Low: 28 C / 82 FSunset Today: 6:49 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:37 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Friday midday: Northeast to southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 6 to 12 mph.SYNOPSIS: A relatively stable atmosphere and gentle winds support hot and humid conditions across the region today Read more

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DP
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SPA
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jun 2024 10:01 AM

Cooperation Agreement Announced To Boost Msme Support In St. Maarten

NRPB Director Claret Connor (centre, right) and SEDC President Pearl Hendrickson (centre, left) solidify the MOU signing with a handshake, observed by ESP Project Manager Anisa Dijkhoffz (right), and SEDC Vice President Avril Isaac (left).

PHILIPSBURG--National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) and St. Maarten Entrepreneurship Developme Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jun 2024 09:58 AM

Ottley To Young Men: We Are Becoming Our Own Worst Enemy

PHILIPSBURG--United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Omar Ottley has issued a passionate plea to the young men of St. Maarten, urging them to refrain from the senseless violence that has been plaguing the island.

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Candidates in this article:
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SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
13 Jun 2024 09:49 AM

Pm Outlines Options, Price Tags To Fix Power Crisis, Reaches Out To World Bank, Dutch Govt. For Help

Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina speaking to reporters at the bi-weekly press briefing on Wednesday.

~ Talking to consortium, looking into Capex funds ~

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister (PM) Dr. L Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
12 Jun 2024 01:24 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 12th June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 13th June 2024 WEATHER:This afternoon through Thursday midday: Hot and humid daytime conditions, and a warm night. Forecast High: 33C / 91F               Forecast Low: 28C / 82F Sunset Today: 6:48 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:37 A.M. SURFACE WINDS: Today through Thursday midday: Northeast to easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 06 to 15 mph. SYNOPSIS: Stable conditions and gentle to moderate winds persist, supporting hot and humid conditions Read more

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RSM
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SPA
UPP
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URSM
ECE
Source: 721 News
11 Jun 2024 03:49 PM

Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (Ursm) Denounces Misinformation By Mp Omar Ottley

Philipsburg The board of the Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) has taken note of the recent remarks and media statements made by MP Omar Ottley, proclaimed leader of the UPP Read more

Candidates in this article:
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SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jun 2024 12:14 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, 11 June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 12 June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy, hot & humid, with brief local showers possible.Forecast High: 33C / 91F              Forecast Low: 28C / 82FSunset Today: 6:48 P.M.                  Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:37 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 8 to 16 mph.SYNOPSIS: Patches of low-level clouds moving in the mostly gentle wind-flow may cause brief local showers, particularly during the overnight hours Read more

Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jun 2024 08:48 AM

Rhoda Arrindell Now Heading Caribbean Studies Association

New Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) President Dr. Rhoda Arrindell (left) and new CSA Vice President Dr. Raymond Laureano Ortiz (right) at the CSA conference closing gala in St. Lucia.

PHILIPSBURG--Local linguist, educator and author Dr. Rhoda Arrindell is now the President of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA), having formally took over the post from Okama Ekpe Brook at the closing gala of the associations annual conference in St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jun 2024 08:46 AM

Vsa Minister Tours Smmc For Hospital Visit And Project Talks

Minister of VSA (centre) and her cabinet accompanied by SMMC management during the visit last week.

CAY HILL--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Veronica Jansen-Webster, along with members of the cabinet staff, visited the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) for a tour of the facilities last Wednesday Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: 721 News
11 Jun 2024 12:10 AM

Minister Of Vsa Engages InAProductive Week Focused On Mental Health Initiatives

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Minister of VSA had a very informative week, beginning with a virtual meeting with the NRPB and the World Bank to discuss an update of the progress and pending next steps needed to ensure a positive outcome for the Mental Health Project. This meeting was crucial in setting the direction for future initiatives aimed at improving mental health services in Sint Maarten.

Following the virtual discussions, the Ministerof VSA Ms. Veronica Jansen-Webster, alongside the Minister of FinanceMs Read more


Candidates in this article:
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HOPE
HOPE
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jun 2024 10:36 AM

Marie Genevieve De Weever School To Host Celebration Of 39Th Flag Day Anniversary

Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School pupils and teachers during the celebration of Flag Day 2023 in Cay Hill.

PHILIPSBURG--The people and government of St. Maarten are gearing up to celebrate the 39th anniversary of Flag Day on Thursday, June 13, at the grounds of Marie Genevieve de Weever School in Hope Estate.

The annual cel Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jun 2024 10:27 AM

Deputy Minister Arrindell Attends Meeting On Eu Global Gateway Investment Agenda

Deputy Minister Plenipotentiary Gracita Arrindell (third right) and International Partnerships Deputy Director General Felix Fernandez-Shaw (fourth left) with other officials.

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Candidates in this article:
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SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jun 2024 09:56 AM

Energy-Saving Scheme Agir Plus Presented To District Council Reps

District Council representatives (on the right side) are given an explanation of EDFs Agir Plus energy-saving scheme to pass on to the population.

MARIGOT--On the initiative of Second Vice-President of the Collectivit Bernadette Davis, responsible for the Living Environment and Ecological Transition, representatives of the district Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
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SPA
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
10 Jun 2024 02:45 AM

Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, New President Of Caribbean Studies Association

CASTRIES, St. Lucia On Friday, June 7, the 48th Annual Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Conference concluded with the Award Ceremony and Closing Gala at the Razmataz Tandoori restaurant in St. Lucia.

After presenting awards and recognizing individuals, including past presidents, for their decades of service to CSA, outgoing president Okama Ekpe Brook handed over the presidency to Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, an educator, author, and leading linguist of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Jun 2024 03:17 PM

Canada Travel Advisory Said No Cause For Panic

Grisha Heyliger-Marten

PHILIPSBURG--The Government of Canada has advised its citizens travelling to

St. Maarten to expect nationwide power outages. However, its colour-coded risk level still gave St. Maarten, a green status, which means travellers should exercise normal security precautions.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Jun 2024 03:06 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Friday 7th June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) 8th June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Saturday midday: Hot and humid daytime conditions, and a warm night.Forecast High: 32C / 90F               Forecast Low: 28C / 82FSunset Today: 6:47 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:36 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: Today through Saturday midday: Southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 8 to 13 mph.SYNOPSIS: Moisture levels are slowly reducing over the area, welcoming stable weather this weekend Read more

Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: 721 News
07 Jun 2024 11:23 AM

Grisha Says Canada Travel Advisory No Cause To Panic

GREAT BAY The Government of Canada has advised its citizens traveling to St. Maarten to expect nationwide power outages. However, in its color-coded risk level travel advisory, it still gave St. Maarten, a Green status, which means that travelers should Exercise normal security precautions.

Commenting on the advisory, Grisha Heyliger-Marten, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT), noted that Green is the lowest risk level and indicates that the country is still safe for travel.

There is no cause to panic, Heyliger-Marten said Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jun 2024 09:49 AM

New Detention Department For Foreigners Opens At Jicn

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the inauguration of the new detention department for foreigners at the Correctional Institution Caribbean Netherlands JICN.

BONAIRE--Wednesday marked the official opening of the new detention department for foreigners at the Correctional Institution Caribbean Netherlands JICN on Bonaire. This event marks a milestone in the care and detenti Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
Source: 721 News
06 Jun 2024 09:07 AM

Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina Concludes Urgent Work Visit To Washington, Dc

Washington, DC The Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Luc Mercelina has successfully concluded his urgent work visit to Washington, DC, marking a pivotal moment in the ongoing efforts to secure support for St. Maartens development initiatives. During this urgent work visit, PM Dr. Mercelina’s presence at the high-level meetings proved to be a game changer, highlighting his commitment to both the international community and St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jun 2024 12:21 PM

Generators No Longer Coming From Aruba, Curacao, Quantities Needed Not Available

Deputy Prime Minister Veronica Jansen-Webster.

PHILIPSBURG--The mobile generators that St Maarten was hoping to receive from sister islands Curacao and Aruba to help alleviate the energy crisis that the country currently faces will no longer be coming as the quantities that St Maarten needs is not available.

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Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jun 2024 12:00 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, 5 June 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 6 June 2024WEATHER:This afternoon: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and possible thunder.Tonight through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy with brief local showers.Forecast High: 32C / 90F              Forecast Low: 27C / 81FSunset Today: 6:46 P.M.                  Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:36 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: East-southeasterly with a light to moderate breeze of 5 to 13 mph.SYNOPSIS: Periodic clouds and isolated showers are expected across the local area today, due to lingering moisture and instability from a recent area of disturbed weather Read more

Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jun 2024 12:24 AM

Grisha Welcomes Frontier Airlines From San Juan, Puerto Rico, To Sxm

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT), Grisha Heyliger-Marten welcomed Frontier Airlines from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Princess Juliana International Airport on its maiden flight 244 Monday afternoon.

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