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Source: SMN-News
12 Dec 2023 03:19 PM

BARBADOS:--- In a landmark move towards fostering collaboration and solidarity, the Anguilla Teachers' Union (ATU) and the Windward Island Teachers Union St. Maarten (WITU) have officially entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The signing ceremony took place today in Barbados, solidifying a commitment to joint initiatives that will benefit teachers in both territories.
The purpose of this MOU is to establish a comprehensive framework for cooperation and collaboration, promoting the interests and welfare of teachers in Anguilla and St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
12 Dec 2023 01:22 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 12th December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 13th December 2023

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WEATHER:    


This afternoon, through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with brief showers possible.

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

Sunset Today: 5:38 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:35 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon, through Wednesday midday: northeasterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 16 to 24 mph, and occasional higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS: 

A strong high-pressure ridge will maintain a stable atmosphere and windy conditions across the region Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Dec 2023 10:35 AM

Philipsburg Transforms Into "Maagical" For A Festive Weekend Extravaganza.

Madame Estate:--- This holiday season, Philipsburg is set to become a winter wonderland as Xtratight Entertainment proudly presents "Philipsburg becomes Maagical," a joyous event taking place from Friday, December 15, to Sunday, December 17, on the Boardwalk. The community is invited to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit and kick off the festive season with a weekend full of entertainment, shopping, and family-friendly activities.
Friday Night Concert - The festivities begin on Friday evening with an electrifying concert featuring a killer lineup of DJs and live bands Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Dec 2023 10:21 AM

Sint Maartener At Un Climate Summit Calls For Equitable, Climate-Resilient Future Ahead Of Final Negotiations

 DUBAI:--- United Nations Climate Conference, COP28, is set to come to a close this week as countries negotiate the next set of climate change goals. Among the attendees of the conference is Riddhi Samtani, a youth activist from Sint Maarten part of Island Innovations Caribbean Climate Justice Leaders Academy (CCJLA) cohort. Representing her community on the global stage, Samtani has participated in speaking engagements and discussions with other delegates and heads of state, including Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Curaao Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas.

Having youth delegated from underrepresented communities is key to developing inclusive climate policies, something Samtanis sponsors NAGICO Insurances and Grant Thornton are keen to support as it aligns with their companys corporate social pillars Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Dec 2023 05:53 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports, Dhr. Rodolphe Samuel is excited to announce the start of the work for the replacement of the football pitch at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex, benefiting over 1,500 users on a weekly basis.
The much-needed replacement of the football pitch is the result of a proposal for Capital Expenditure being requested in 2022 by the Department of Sports, which was approved on September 26th, 2023 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Dec 2023 05:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The Government of Sint Maarten, represented by the Honorable Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, Mr. Omar Ottley, has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Institute of Professional Advancement (NIPA), represented by Drs. Peggy-Ann Dros-Richardson, Chairlady of the Board of NIPA, to establish the Ottley Opportunity Scholarshipan initiative aimed at enhancing educational opportunities and strengthening the local labor force Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Dec 2023 12:30 PM

DATE ISSUED: Monday, 11 December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 12 December 2023

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WEATHER:    


This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy at times and breezy with isolated showers possible.

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

  

Sunset Today: 5:38 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:34 A.M.  

  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: East-northeasterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 12 to 20 mph, and occasional higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS: 

Remnants of a frontal boundary will promote occasional cloudy periods and a few showers across the local area during this forecast period Read more


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Source: 721 News
11 Dec 2023 11:11 AM

Julian Rollocks Jr. Completes Community I.T. Program


Sucker Garden, St. Maarten — In January of 2023, URSM candidate #9 Mr. Julian Rollocks Jr. initiated a computer literacy and training program at his headquarters in Sucker Garden. The oversubscribed computer training sessions, which consisted of children, young adults, and senior citizens, culminated last week after nearly a year in operation.

Mr Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Dec 2023 10:19 AM

Crash Helmets Given To Youth In St. James

President Louis Mussington distributing helmets in St. James.

MARIGOT--Collectivit President Louis Mussington was in St. James, Wednesday, December 6, with Territorial Council Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Dec 2023 09:33 AM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  The Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs, Silveria Jacobs; the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure, Egbert Doran; the Minister of Justice, Anna Richardson; and the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport, drs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Dec 2023 08:09 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In January of 2023, URSM candidate #9 Mr. Julian Rollocks Jr. initiated a computer literacy and training program at his headquarters in Sucker Garden. The oversubscribed computer training sessions, which consisted of children, young adults, and senior citizens, culminated last week after nearly a year in operation Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Dec 2023 06:24 PM

~More than 300 registrants, 10 workshops, and opportunities to learn from local and international experts~

PHILIPSBURG:---  Held throughout November, now officially decreed by law as Financial Literacy Month, the SXM Financial Literacy Month surpassed expectations with more than 300 participants, including walk-ins. Islandpreneur and the Ministry of Finance are thrilled to announce the successful completion of this groundbreaking initiative aimed at bolstering financial knowledge and resilience within the community Read more


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Source: 721 News
10 Dec 2023 10:30 AM

Sunday Chat December 10, 2023 Live @ 11:00Am

SUNDAY CHAT December 10, 2023

The post SUNDAY CHAT December 10, 2023 — LIVE @ 11:00am appeared first on 721news.com | Sint Maarten News | SXM News.

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Source: 721 News
10 Dec 2023 09:50 AM

Mp Arrindell Urges Swift ActionOn Escalating Armed Robberies

PHILIPSBURG — In a recent correspondence to the Honorable Minister of Justice, Anna Richardson, Member of Parliament Akeem Arrindell has voiced his concerns regarding the alarming rise in armed robberies plaguing Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: 721 News
10 Dec 2023 09:42 AM

Witu Expresses Deep Disappointment In GovernmentS Handling Of Public Education

Philipsburg — Stuart Johnson, President of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), has voiced profound disappointment in the Government of St Maarten regarding the handling of matters within Public Education and the broader education sector.

President Johnson had anticipated that the commitment made to sign an agreement with the Government of St Maarten would have been prioritized, reflecting the collaborative efforts necessary for the advancement of education in St.Maarten.

Johnson drafted the agreement and repeatedly sought to have it signed by the Government of St.Maarten in anticipation that the mutual understanding would have been adhered to.

The agreement highlights the electrical works, air-conditioning in all classrooms/offices and other infrastructural works neccessary for all public schools.

Moreover, Johnson has diligently pursued resolutions to several unresolved matters in education, utilizing platforms such as the Committee for Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) to address these issues.

President Johnson emphasized, “Some might perceive my approach as an immediate recourse to the media Read more


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Source: 721 News
10 Dec 2023 09:36 AM

Dcna Steps Into A New Era Of Governance With Two-Tier Board System Implementation

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) proudly announces a significant milestone in its organizational developmentthe implementation of a two-tier board system.

On December 4th 2023 the DCNA board, represented by its chairperson Hellen van der Wal and secretary Kai Wulf, signed the new Articles of Incorporation at the notary on St Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Dec 2023 06:28 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- A new project aims to assess key land areas for biodiversity in St. Maarten. The foundation Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) has been selected to conduct the terrestrial baseline biodiversity assessment, as part of the CORENA project. The CORENA project (Coastal Resilience and Needs Assessments) was initiated by the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) and is being executed in partnership with the Nature Foundation, through the European Union-supported RESEMBID grant programme.

The objective of the CORENA project is to provide information to guide sustainable management of various habitats found in Sint Maarten, with several components Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Dec 2023 12:16 PM

Ursm Unveils 10-Year Vision For Country St. MaartenS Autonomy

Candidates and supporters of Unified Resilient St Maarten Movement

PHILIPSBURG--Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) has laid out an ambitious roadmap for the next decade, presenting a comprehensive manifesto that addresses key sectors and outlines transformative projects for the future of Country St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Dec 2023 12:15 PM

Nation-Building At The Heart Of Democratic PartyS Manifesto

Democratic Party said nation-building is the Red Thread through its manifesto.

PHILIPSBURG--The Democratic Party (DP) is resolute in its commitment to nation-building, a core pillar of its manifesto that intertwines government, community and families. The DP firmly believes that a countrys foreign policy should be intricately linked with its national development, emphasising the importance of regional and global alliances in reinforcing St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Dec 2023 12:14 PM

Pfp Presents Party Manifesto: Focus On Improving Quality Of Life For All

Party for Progress, led by Melissa Gumbs (centre), presented 10 candidates for the January 11, 2024, elections.

PHILIPSBURG--In presenting the Party for Progress (PFP) 2024-2028 manifesto, titled Five for the Future: Working Today to Transform Tomorrow, party leader Melissa Gumbs said: We have prepared this document under what remains the PFPs central vision and intended governing theme of improving quality of life for all on St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Dec 2023 12:00 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Friday, 08 December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) 09 December 2023 

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN 

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

WEATHER:     

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

Forecast High: 31 C / 88F             

Forecast Low: 25C / 77F 

   

Sunset Today: 5:37 P.M.                  

Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:32 A.M.   

   

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Saturday midday: East-northeasterly with a gentle to fresh breeze of 8 to 18 mph, and higher gusts possible. 

  

SYNOPSIS:   

Increased moisture associated with a passing area of disturbed weather will cause periods of cloudiness and isolated showers across the local region Read more


Candidates in this article:
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Source: SMN-News
07 Dec 2023 06:21 PM

Mp Arrindell Urges Swift Action On Escalating Armed Robberies.

PHILIPSBURG:--- In a recent correspondence to the Honorable Minister of Justice, Anna Richardson, Member of Parliament Akeem Arrindell has voiced his concerns regarding the alarming rise in armed robberies plaguing Sint Maarten Read more


Candidates in this article:
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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Dec 2023 01:19 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Thursday, 07 December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) 08 December 2023 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with a brief shower possible. 

Forecast High: 31 C / 88F             

Forecast Low: 25C / 77F 

   

Sunset Today: 5:37 P.M.                  

Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:32 A.M.   

   

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Friday midday: East-southeasterly to east-northeasterly with a light to moderate breeze of 7 to 15 mph. 

  

SYNOPSIS:   

A stable atmosphere will limit significant shower activity Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Dec 2023 01:15 PM

Acsar-Usm Symposium Explores St. MartinS Identity, Impact Of Slavery

Attendees at the symposium.

POND ISLAND--The Advisory Committee on Slavery, Atonement and Reparations (ACSAR) held a symposium titled St. Martin Identity: Slavery, Labour and Migration at University of St. Martin (USM) on November 30 and December 1.

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