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SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Apr 2024 10:07 AM

Jicn Info Market About Detention, Reintegration

Interest was reportedly high.

KRALENDIJK--An information market on detention and reintegration was held in Bonaire on Thursday, attended by judicial law enforcement system partners and other stakeholders. Organised by Judicial Institution Caribbean Netherlands (JICN), it brought together a wide range of professionals involved in detention and reintegration, with the aim of exchanging knowledge, networking and promoting a successful return to society for persons from jail.

The gathering offered an opportunity to learn from each others expertise, share experiences and work together to improve detention and reintegration processes Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
DP
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
ECE
Source: The Daily Herald
16 Apr 2024 11:48 PM

Collectivit Formally Opens Its School Of Public Management

Collectivit President Louis Mussington talks at the opening of School of Public Management in Grand Case Beach Club on Tuesday.

MARIGOT--The first Public Management School for St. Martin (Ecole du Management Public (EMP)) officially opened in Grand Case Beach Club on Tuesday with an introduction to the first twenty candidates and an overview of the courses starting on the same day.

The opening ceremony was attended by Collectivit President Louis Mussington, Dput (MP) of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Mar 2024 02:07 AM

Outgoing State Secretary At Parliament

Caretaker State Secretary for Kingdom Relations and Digitization Alexandra Van Huffelen, accompanied by a delegation of support staff and head of the Dutch Representation Office in Philipsburg VNP Chris Johnson, visited the House of Parliament and met with the President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams and faction leaders on Mon Read more


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:
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
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
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
08 Mar 2024 10:30 AM

Gebe Looking Into Leasing Mobile Engine Capacity To Cover Shortfall In Electricity

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (standing) and GEBE representatives Troy Washington and Dennis Richardson with members of the PMs cabinet and the Council of Ministers Secretariat during Thursdays meeting.

PHILIPSBURG--Utilities company GEBE was reviewing the possibility of leasing additional mobile engine capacity to cover the short Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Feb 2024 12:12 AM

Dr. Richardson Presents Caretaker Pm Jacobs With Legal Reference Book

Dr. Linda Richardson (left) presenting her lifes work to caretaker Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.

 

PHILIPSBURG--On Monday, Dr. Linda Richardson unveiled her latest literary contribution, Trilingual Terminology in Criminal Proceedings, to caretaker Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
UD
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
UPP
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Jan 2024 11:45 PM

Project Announced To Extend Potable Water Production Plant

From left: EEASM Director General Sebastien Gallego, SAUR Antilles Director Nicolas Touzet, President Louis Mussington, EEASM President Raphal Sanchez, and SAUR St. Martin Director Mlissa Nicolas at the press conference. (Robert Luckock photo)

 

MARIGOT--Water Authority tablissement des Eaux et de lAssainissement de Saint-Martin (EEASM) held a press conference at its headquarters in Hope Estate on Friday to announce an extension to the present drinking water production plant in Galisbay that will be built and commissioned in 2027 to significantly improve capacity.

With a provisional budget of 21 million euros, the aim is to increase daily production from 8,000m3 to around 14,000m3, explained Collectivit president Louis Mussington in his preamble Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2024 03:52 PM

Na Leader Votes

National Alliance (NA) leader, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and her Godson cast their ballot at the Belvedere Community Center with the support of Jacobs' daughter mid-morning Thursday. Read more

Candidates in this article:
DP
NA
SPA
UPP
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2024 12:58 PM

Dp Leader Votes

Democratic Party President Achken Roberto Richardson, along with a delegation of two dozen DP members, demonstrated their unwavering support for party leader Sarah Wescot Williams as she exercised her civic duty by casting her Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2024 12:32 PM
DATE ISSUED: Thursday, January 11, 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) January 12, 2024 

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

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through tonight: Partly cloudy to occasionally cloudy with isolated showers. 

Friday morning through midday: Fair to partly cloudy with brief showers possible. 

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

Sunset Today:5:54 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:47 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Friday midday: East-northeasterly to easterly with a light to moderate breeze of 05 to 16 mph. 

SYNOPSIS: 

Unstable conditions are expected to support cloudy periods and isolated showers through tonight Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
02 Jan 2024 12:24 PM

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 2nd January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (16:00 LST) January 2nd, 2024


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

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

Sunset Today:5:49 P.M.            Sunrise Tomorrow:6:44 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Northeast to easterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 10 mph; becoming variable at times. 

SYNOPSIS:

The Atlantic high-pressure ridge supports a stable atmosphere, and wind speeds have decreased becoming light and variable at times Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Dec 2023 12:07 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 27th December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) December 28th, 2023 

  

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.  

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

Sunset Today: 5:45 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:42 A.M.   

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Thursday midday: North to northeasterly with a light breeze up to 7 mph Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
15 Dec 2023 12:21 AM

Pm Advances Inclusive Foreign Policy In Meeting With Brandt

Yoka Brandt and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.

 

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations, Yoka Brandt, discussed their commitment to a further collaboration for an inclusive foreign policy of the Kingdom and of St Read more


Candidates in this article:
RSM
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
URSM
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


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
28 Nov 2023 12:13 AM

Chokehold Movie Delivers The Message That Domestic Violence Is Unacceptable

The Chokehold cast at the Friday press conference: from left; Simeon Henderson, Enyinne Nwigwe, Director Joel Ayuk (standing), Kenneth Okolie, Oremeyi Kareem, and Sherando Ferril. (Robert Luckock photo).

 MARIGOT--Timed to coincide with International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women, the premiere of locally-produced and -directed film Chokehold, written and directed by Joel Ayuk, took place at Caribbean Cinemas on Saturday night with the main actors in attendance.

Replicating a Hollywood premiere with red carpet, photo calls and a VIP reception, the international cast were dressed to the nines for the occasion.

Among prominent personalities from the community, Vice Presidents of the Collectivit Alain Richardson, Bernadette Davis and Dominique Louisy were present to support the film, as well as Territorial Councillor Martine Beldor.

Anticipating a large turnout, the 1-hour film produced by CANI TV Studios was shown in two theatres Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 11:55 PM

Collectivit And Partners Sign Local Health Contract To 2025

Signing the Local Health Contract between partners Collectivit, Regional Health Agency ARS and Social Security Department CGSS).

MARIGOT--The Collectivit, Agence Rgionale de Sant (ARS) and Caisse Gnrale de Scurit Sociale (CGSS) have signed a Local Health Contract (Contrat Locale de Sant (CLS)) valid until 2025 Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 06:31 PM

United People (UP) Party candidates and supporters arrived at the Parliament Building in luxury cars. One shiny SUV after another rolled past, with Minister Omar Ottley standing in the open roof of a black car waving the party flag. A sound truck played the UP Party song, which included Ottley's message: I am here to stay.

UP Party Leader Rolando Brison presented the Central Voting Bureau a full list of 23 candidates, according to Brison the most capable selection Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
DP
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 04:30 PM

The Democratic Party (DP) says their slate of 23 candidates are passionate and dedicated to being that change for St. Maarten. The party made a grand entrance on nomination day, parading down Front Street as the last party to submit their list of candidates.

The parade was a spectacle of Moko jumbies, drums, and percussion, with the song "My Team Lit" playing as the candidates and their supporters marched up the street Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 11:55 AM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 22nd November 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 23rd November 2023 

WEATHER:  

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers.  

Forecast High: 30C / 86F                  Forecast Low: 25C / 79F 

Sunset Today: 5:35 P.M.                     Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:23 A.M.   

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Northeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 12 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:   

Lingering moisture and instability, associated with a frontal boundary will support light precipitation Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
01 Nov 2023 12:02 AM

Oranje School School Closed On Wednesday

Oranje School on Front Street.

~ Urgent measures for repairs and relocation to be implemented ~

FRONTSTREET--In an effort to prioritise the safety and well-being of pupils and faculty, Oranje School will undergo a one-day closure on Wednesday, November 1. The closure is necessary to carry out essential roof repairs, air-conditioning upgrades, and general maintenance.
The Minister of Justice made the announcement in a press release on Tuesday evening, highlighting the urgent need for electrical rewiring and repairs in some of the schools classrooms Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
27 Oct 2023 12:13 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday, October 27, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) October 28, 2023 

A FLOOD ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

HIGH SURF AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT
FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy and slightly breezy with isolated showers and isolated thunderstorms.  

Forecast High: 31C / 88F             

Forecast Low: 26C / 79F 

   

Sunset Today: 5:43 P.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
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