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Source: 721 News
28 Aug 2023 05:35 PM

The Democratic Party (Dp) Extended Warm Congratulations To National Airline Winair

The Democratic Party (DP) on Thursday extended warm congratulations to national airline WINAIR as it commemorated an impressive 62 years of unwavering dedication and outstanding service to St. Maarten and to the Caribbeans aviation industry. Party Leader MP Sarah Wescot-Williams said that this remarkable milestone is a testament to the airline’s enduring commitment to excellence, sound management and leadership, and recognizing the crucial role it plays in connecting people throughout the Caribbean.

The success of WINAIR can be attributed to its incredible team, loyal passengers, and visionary management, all of whom have played an integral role in shaping the airline’s journey to success, MP Wescot-Williams said.

The MP recalled the days of significant financial struggles for the airline, with many opining that St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Aug 2023 12:46 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Monday, August 28, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) August 29, 2023 

WEATHER:     

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

Forecast High: 33C / 92F             

Forecast Low: 28C / 82F 

   

Sunset Today: 6:30 P.M Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Aug 2023 12:24 PM

Winair Congratulates Saba Airport On 60Th Anniversary

Sabas airport in 1963. (Captain George Greaux Sr.s archive picture)

SIMPSON BAY--Sabas iconic Juancho E. Irausquin Airport celebrated its sixtieth anniversary on Friday. This historic milestone marks six decades of a strong and enduring relationship between WINAIR and the people of Saba, stated management of Windward Islands Airways International WINAIR, con-gratulating Saba on the airports accomplishments.

The Juancho E Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Aug 2023 11:43 PM

Govt. Honours Greaux For Outstanding Contributions To Corporate Governance

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (centre right) stands next to Georges Greaux (centre left) flanked by the Minister of TEATT (second left), Minister of VROMI (fifth left), Minister of ECYS (fourth right), the Minister of VSA (fifth right) and members of WIRead more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Aug 2023 11:40 PM

Annual Health, Sport And Culture Expo Draws Impressive Attendance

A child getting a quick lesson in the game of croquet.

 

CAY HILL--The Ministry of Sport and Culture in partnership with NAGICO Insurances hosted the second Annual Health, Sport and Culture EXPO at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex on Saturday, August 26.

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Source: SMN-News
27 Aug 2023 03:58 PM

Dp Leader Congratulates Winair On Its 62 Anniversary.

PHILIPSURG:--- The Democratic Party (DP) on Thursday extended warm congratulations to national airline WINAIR as it commemorated an impressive 62 years of unwavering dedication and outstanding service to St. Maarten and to the Caribbeans aviation industry. Party Leader MP Sarah Wescot-Williams said that this remarkable milestone is a testament to the airline's enduring commitment to excellence, sound management and leadership, and recognizing the crucial role it plays in connecting people throughout the Caribbean.

The success of WINAIR can be attributed to its incredible team, loyal passengers, and visionary management, all of whom have played an integral role in shaping the airline's journey to success, MP Wescot-Williams said.

The MP recalled the days of significant financial struggles for the airline, with many opining that St Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Aug 2023 02:24 PM

Grisha Says Mingo Needs To Go, Will Propose Parliamentary Inquiry On Pjia

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Thursday afternoon, Member of Parliament Grisha Heyliger-Marten called for a Parliamentary inquiry into the developments at PJIA starting in 2019.

With the latest reports of PJIAs Commercial Department Manager leaving after only three months on the job and Government continuing to look the other way, I think its high time for Parliament to fully and thoroughly investigate what has been happening at PJIA since the current CEO took over at the helm of the company, according to Heyliger-Marten.

The latest resignation within the management of PJIA confirms the pattern of mismanagement, incompetence, and maintaining a working environment of favoritism, toxicity, and fear that we have witnessed during the last few years Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Aug 2023 02:12 PM

Pfp, De Weever Reaffirms Motion Of Disapproval With Over-The-Bank Verdict

PHILIPSBURG PFP members of Parliament Raeyhon Peterson and Melissa Gumbs, as well as independent member of Parliament Ludmila de Weever, reaffirmed the passing of the motion of disapproval towards Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran, following the verdict handed down in the Over the Bank case Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Aug 2023 02:11 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Friday, August 25, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) August 26, 2023

WEATHER:    

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

Forecast High: 33C / 92F             Forecast Low: 28C / 82F

  

Sunset Today: 6:32 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:57 A.M.  

  

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly to southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 10 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS: 

A loose surface pressure gradient will continue to produce light winds across the region Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Aug 2023 12:50 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Council of Ministers bid a fond farewell to the esteemed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Windward Island Airways (WINAIR) Mr. Georges Greaux, as he stepped down from his role after twelve years of dedicated service. This significant moment was commemorated with a heartfelt farewell, during which Mr. Greaux was honored for his outstanding contributions to corporate governance and leadership.
The farewell took place during the annual shareholders meeting with the Council of Ministers, which would be the last for Mr Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Aug 2023 10:45 AM

Dutch Caribbean Students Welcomed In Amsterdam

St. Maarten student Armani France (right), Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus (second from right), Councillor of the District City Centre Lotte Terwel (centre) and two Bonaire students at the City Hall in Amsterdam Thursday. (Suzanne Koelega photos)

AMSTERDAM--The Municipality Amsterdam on Thursday yet again welcomed the group of new students from the Dutch Caribbean to the city Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Aug 2023 03:32 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  A representative from the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), executing agency of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, Dr. Daphne Illis, recently attended the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Regional Health Security (RHS) Planning Meeting in Trinidad & Tobago.

The two-day meeting discussed the transboundary spread of infectious diseases as a threat to regional and global health security. The devastating global impact of COVID-19 and other
public health concerns, reiterate the necessity for regional and global health security to protect and improve health.

RHS encompasses the capacities required for the Caribbean to prepare for and respond to public health threats, risks, priority issues, and concerns that transcend national boundaries and potentially impact on economic stability, trade, tourism, and access to goods and services in the Region Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Aug 2023 02:54 PM

Saint Barthelemy: --- A twin Otter owned and operated by Air Antilles crashed at the Gustav 111 Airport at 11:42 a.m. on Thursday. The flight left Guadeloupe for St. Barths. The twin otter crashed into a helicopter when it landed on the airport tarmac.

No details on the cause of the crash have been released. On board, the aircraft were about seven passengers with two pilots.

An investigation is currently underway. It should be noted that the cause of the accident is not known, however, Air Antilles twin otters are part of the latest series in production, meaning they are the newer twin otters in operation.
The airport closed its operations as soon as the crash occurred, reports are there were no injuries Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Aug 2023 12:19 PM

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, August 24, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) August 25, 2023 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy at times, and a brief local shower possible. 

Forecast High: 33C / 92F             Forecast Low: 27C / 81F 

Sunset Today: 6:33 P.M.    & Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Aug 2023 12:01 AM

Pm Sees Hike In Radio Interview Cost At Election Time As Extortionary Behaviour

PM Silveria Jacobs in Parliament last Thursday.


PHILIPSBURG--The increase in fees for interviews on radio stations during election time is seen by Prime Minister Silveria JacobsRead more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Aug 2023 11:57 PM

Sarah: Pm Sends Knee-Jerk Reaction Letter On Hiring Locals At Govt-Owned Companies

PHILIPSBURG--Democratic Party (DP) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams says she has been reliably informed that government has sent a letter to all government-owned entities regarding their employment policie Read more


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Source: 721 News
23 Aug 2023 10:40 PM

Paco Isenia Declares Candidacy For Upcoming Parliamentary Elections With Ursm.

EMPOWERING YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO BELIEVE IN A BRIGHT FUTURE

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten– An aspiring young professional, dedicated to fostering positive change and championing the aspirations of the next generation, URSM Candidate Paco Isenia, is proud to announce his candidacy for the upcoming parliamentary elections with the Unified Resilient Sint Maarten Movement (URSM) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Aug 2023 03:07 PM

Government Wins Case In Over The Bank Land Issuance Saga.

PHILIPSBURG:---   On August 22, 2023, the Court in First Instance rendered its verdict in the Over the Bank case. In that judgment, the Court determined that Country Sint Maarten is not bound by the (draft) decrees issued by then Minister Meyers and/or that the Over the Bank group could not derive any legally justified expectation from the documents provided by then Minister Meyers due to the violations established with the public order and/or principles of good governance (including the principle of transparency) Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Aug 2023 12:11 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, August 23, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) August 24, 2023 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy with local showers possible. 

Forecast High: 33C / 91F             Forecast Low: 28C / 82F 

   

Sunset Today: 6:33 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:56 A.M.   

   

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Thursday midday: Light and variable breeze of 01 to 07 mph, becoming calm at times. 

  

SYNOPSIS:   

A combination of daytime heating and available moisture embedded within light winds could trigger local showers Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Aug 2023 11:41 PM

Brison Proposes Max Closing Time Nightclubs/Bars 5:00Am, Restaurants 1:00Pm, Supermarkets 10Pm

MP Rolando Brison making his presentation in Parliament on Monday last week.

PHILIPSBURG--United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Rolando Brison has tabled a draft l Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Aug 2023 09:23 PM
MARIGOT:--- Una madre y un hijo fueron baleados hoy por dos personas que fueron a su casa de Rambaud alrededor del medioda del martes.  Los tiradores supuestamente estaban en un motor cuando dispararon a la madre y al hijo.  La Gendarmera ha confirmado que se dispararon varios disparos en el rea de Peak Pardis alrededor del medioda. Las dos vctimas han sido transportadas al Hospital Louis Constant Fleming para recibir tratamiento.  Se ha abierto una investigacin que est llevando a cabo el  SRD Read more

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Source: SMN-News
22 Aug 2023 06:19 PM

MARIGOT:--- A mother and son were shot today by two persons that rode to their Rambaud home around midday on Tuesday.
SMN News learned that the shooters were on a motorcycle when they shot at the mother and son.
The Gendarmerie has confirmed that several shots were fired in the Peak Pardis area around midday. The two victims have been transported to the Louis Constant Fleming Hospital for treatment.
An investigation has been opened and is being conducted by the SRD Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Aug 2023 05:19 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The SXM Padel Club proudly concludes the successful inaugural visit of Padel professional, influencer, and founder of The Padel School, Sandy Farquharson. The week-long event saw Sandy engaging in a series of group clinics and private lessons, leaving a lasting impact on the local Padel community.
During the dynamic week, Sandy Farquharson delivered over 30 engaging sessions, attracting more than 100 players of varying skill levels - from beginners to advanced. The event served as an opportunity for players to enhance their Padel skills while immersing themselves in the energetic atmosphere of the sport.
With the backdrop of the picturesque St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Aug 2023 02:02 PM

MARIGOT:--- A mother and son were shot today by two persons that rode to their Rambaud home around midday on Tuesday.
SMN News learned that the shooters were on a motorcycle when they shot at the mother and son.
The Gendarmerie has confirmed that several shots were fired in the Peak Pardis area around midday. The two victims have been transported to the Louis Constant Fleming Hospital for treatment.
An investigation has been opened and is being conducted by the SRD Read more


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