SXMElections.com

Unbiased look at the Sint Maarten Elections

UNITED DEMOCRATES 2018 [UD] In The News

united democrates 2018 [ud]

Party details:

Year20202018
Candidate on list

14

23

Filter the news (Showing 385-408 of 1072)
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
25 Oct 2023 11:55 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Central Bank of Curaao and Sint Maarten announces the issuance of a significant NAF 60,854,000 bond to Sint Maarten over a 20-year period. Leveraging the current Dutch yield curve, with an interest rate of 3.418% as of October 19, this financing represents a crucial milestone in the country's developmental journey.

The Ministry of Finance has been working diligently to execute this critical step by providing a transparent explanation of the various local investments, the future impact on budgets, and the underlying value of the investments being made Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
25 Oct 2023 11:54 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---  On October 19th, the Honorable Omar Ottley, Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA) approved the implementation of the Nutri Kids healthy program by Ambrosia. The 3-month pilot project, slated to begin on November 13th, entails a Grab & Go healthy breakfast program for the students of Martin Luther King, Genevieve de Weever, and Leonard Connor elementary schools Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
24 Oct 2023 12:21 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, October 24, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) October 25, 2023

WEATHER:    

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

Forecast High: 31C / 88F             Forecast Low: 26C / 79F

  

Sunset Today: 5:44 P.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
24 Oct 2023 11:30 AM

Dcna Releases Third Issue Of Bionews Kids Keep The Nature Reading Going For The Youth.

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) is thrilled to announce the release of the highly anticipated third edition of Bionews Kids, a dynamic nature magazine tailored for children aged 10-12 across the six Dutch Caribbean islands. This engaging publication, available both in print and online, is a cornerstone of DCNA's commitment to nurturing a love for nature and bolstering nature education among the youth of the Dutch Caribbean.

BioNews Kids: Fostering Curiosity and Conservation

BioNews Kids was conceived with a clear mission: to inspire young minds to explore the wonders of nature and cultivate a sense of responsibility towards its preservation Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
24 Oct 2023 10:56 AM

...The Flood Watch For St. Maarten Has Been Cancelled

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, October 24, 2023 @ 06:00 LST (10:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday morning (06:00 LST) October 25, 2023

WEATHER:

This morning through Wednesday morning: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers and possi-ble isolated thunderstorms.

Forecast High: 31C / 88F Forecast Low: 26C / 79F

Sunset Today: 5:44 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:09 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This morning through Wednesday morning: Southwesterly to westerly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 10 mph, with occasional higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS:

Instability and lingering moisture associated with Hurricane Tammy will maintain cloudy skies, show-ers, and possible thunderstorms across the region Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
23 Oct 2023 09:05 PM

Schools Reopen On Tuesday. Eoc Deactivated.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  On Monday, October 23rd, 2023, at 7:00 PM; Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, chairlady of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC); did her third and final update with respect to matters related to post-Hurricane Tammy effects on Sint Maarten for Monday, October 23rd.

Military assistance to the disaster management organization ended as of 6:00 PM this evening Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
HOPE
HOPE
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
23 Oct 2023 04:38 PM

Drive With Extreme Caution. Avoid Flood Prone Areas.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs who is also chairlady of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), gave her second update for Monday, October 23rd.

A number of Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) have provided updates at midday with respect to post-Hurricane Tammy effects that are still impacting the country of Sint Maarten.

ESF-3 the Ministry of VROMI reports that water levels have started to subside Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
DP
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
23 Oct 2023 12:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Steadfast efforts are in full force as CIBC FirstCaribbean gets ready to Move for the Cure on Saturday, October 28th.

With an unswerving pledge to support cancer patients and the education and awareness of the disease, the regions most prominent cancer charity, Walk for the Cure, now in its 12th year, continues to support persons living with the disease.

This years walk comprises a walk, workout, and yoga marathon event. Proceeds will benefit the Positive Foundation, Still Beautiful, and Elektralyets Foundation in their collaborated cancer support, education, and awareness efforts Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
23 Oct 2023 12:28 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Monday 23rd October 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)   

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) October 23, 2023  

  

...THE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT 

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS DISCONTINUED... 

  

WEATHER:    

This afternoon through tonight: Cloudy to overcast and breezy with periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms.   

Tuesday morning, through midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers.  

  

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

    

Sunset Today: 6:45 P.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
23 Oct 2023 08:33 AM

Drive With Extreme Caution. Avoid Flood Prone Areas.

PHILIPSBURG:---  A number of Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) have provided updates this morning with respect to post-Hurricane Tammy effects that are still impacting the country of Sint Maarten.

ESF-3 Ministry of VROMI reports a number of areas are partially flooded, namely the road at Mullet Bay, Beacon Hill and part of the Billy Folly Road leading to Pelican. Motorists should drive with extreme caution or avoid these areas until flooded street water levels subside.

ESF-5 the Police, have also reported street flooding and rock falls at certain areas, Illidge Road (near the traffic lights); Zagersgut Road; Bush Road; Belair (Octavius L Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
22 Oct 2023 08:01 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- On Sunday afternoon the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) met in the EOC Conference room chaired by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, where updates were provided by the 10 Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) and most specifically the education sector.

During the meeting of the EOC held on Sunday, the decision was taken to continue to monitor the ongoing weather effects especially as a flood watch remains in effect for the country Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
22 Oct 2023 07:13 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The second annual Anti-Counterfeit and Intellectual Property conference opened with a resounding call for global collaboration, echoing throughout the Simpson Bay resort on Thursday, October 19, 2023. This remarkable two-day event was organized by the Honorable Minister of Justice, Anna E. Richardson, and supported by the Government of Sint Maarten, and DISOSA. It brought together 27 experts and industry leaders, all committed to addressing the dire concerns of counterfeit goods and safeguarding intellectual property rights.
Compelling statements were made by Gerardo Ortiz of Nike, who emphasized that counterfeit goods have evolved into a problem affecting all its consumers Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
22 Oct 2023 09:43 AM

Hurricane Warning Discontinued. Business Closure Lifted As Of 8:00Am.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  Hurricane Tammy at 5:00 AM was located approximately 60 miles northeast of Sint Maarten and was at its closest point to the island according to the latest update from the Meteorological Department of Sint Maarten.

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on Sunday morning said that the nation is truly blessed thus far to have experienced minimal tropical storm-force winds.

Hurricane-force winds were on the eastern side of Tammy and therefore the country didnt experience those types of winds.

The Hurricane Warning for Sint Maarten is discontinued as of 8:00 AM Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Oct 2023 09:12 AM

...Tammy Alejndose Del Norte De Las Islas De Sotavento...

Huracn Tammy Advertencia Intermedia Nmero 16A

Centro Nacional de Huracanes del SNM Miami FL AL202023

Traduccin por el SNM San Juan PR

800 AM AST domingo 22 de octubre de 2023

RESUMEN DE LAS 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMACIN

----------------------------------------------

LOCALIZACIN...18.9N 62.5O

ALREDEDOR DE 60 MI...100 KM NE DE ANGUILLA

VIENTOS MXIMOS SOSTENIDOS...85 MPH...140 KM/H

MOVIMIENTO ACTUAL...NO O 335 GRADOS A 10 MPH...17 KM/H

PRESIN CENTRAL MNIMA...992 MB...29.30 PULGADAS

VIGILANCIAS Y AVISOS

--------------------

CAMBIOS CON ESTA ADVERTENCIA:

Todos los Avisos de Huracn han sido descontinuados.

RESUMEN DE VIGILANCIAS Y AVISOS EN EFECTO:

No hay vigilancias ni avisos costeros en efecto.

Para informacin de tormenta especfica en su rea, favor de monitorear los productos emitidos por su servicio nacional de meteorologa.

DISCUSIN Y PERSPECTIVAS

----------------------

A las 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), el centro del Huracn Tammy estaba localizado cerca de la latitud 18.9 norte, longitud 62.5 oeste Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
22 Oct 2023 08:30 AM

...Tammy Pulling Away From The Northern Leeward Islands...

Hurricane Tammy Intermediate Advisory Number 16A

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL202023

800 AM AST Sun Oct 22 2023

SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION

----------------------------------------------

LOCATION...18.9N 62.5W

ABOUT 60 MI...100 KM NE OF ANGUILLA

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.30 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

--------------------

CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

All Hurricane Warnings have been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

----------------------

At 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Tammy was located near latitude 18.9 North, longitude 62.5 West Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: SMN-News
21 Oct 2023 07:33 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- Hurricane Tammy at 5:00 PM was located approximately 140 miles south- southeast of Sint Maarten, according to the latest update from the Meteorological Department of Sint Maarten.

Hurricane Tammy continues to maintain maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour with higher gusts. Tammy has picked up in speed and is now moving at 10 miles per hour.

The deterioration in weather conditions is likely to start impacting Sint Maarten later tonight and into Sunday Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
21 Oct 2023 06:18 PM

DATE ISSUED: Saturday, October 21, 2023 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Sunday evening (18:00 LST) October 22, 2023

TAMMY NEAR ANTIGUA

...HURRICANE WARNNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN...

SMALL CRAFT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WEATHER:    

Tonight through Sunday evening: Cloudy to overcast and windy with numerous showers and thunderstorms.

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

  

Sunset Today: 5:46 P.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Oct 2023 12:26 PM
DATE ISSUED: Friday, October 20, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) October 21, 2023 

TAMMY IS NOW A HURRICANE 

...HURRICANE WATCH & TROPICAL STORM WARNNING REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN... 

A SMALL CRAFT WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and possible thunder. 

Tonight through Saturday midday: Cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. 

Forecast High: 32C / 90F             

Forecast Low: 25C / 77F 

   

Sunset Today: 6:47 P.M Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
20 Oct 2023 09:44 AM

...Aviones Cazahuracanes De La Noaa Y De La Fuerza Area Encuentran A Tammy Ligeramente Ms Fuerte...

 Tormenta Tropical Tammy Advertencia Intermedia Nmero 8A

Centro Nacional de Huracanes del SNM Miami FL AL202023

Traduccin por el SNM San Juan PR

800 AM AST viernes 20 de octubre de 2023

RESUMEN DE LAS 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMACIN

----------------------------------------------

LOCALIZACIN...14.0N 58.4O

ALREDEDOR DE 90 MI...150 KM NE DE BARBADOS

ALREDEDOR DE 180 MI...290 KM ESE DE MARTINIQUE

VIENTOS MXIMOS SOSTENIDOS...65 MPH...100 KM/H

MOVIMIENTO ACTUAL...ONO O 290 GRADOS A 7 MPH...11 KM/H

PRESIN CENTRAL MNIMA...1000 MB...29.53 PULGADAS

VIGILANCIAS Y AVISOS

--------------------

CAMBIOS CON ESTA ADVERTENCIA:

Ninguno.

RESUMEN DE VIGILANCIAS Y AVISOS EN EFECTO:

Una Vigilancia de Huracn est en efecto para...

* Guadalupe

* Antigua y Barbuda, Montserrat, San Kitts y Nevis, y Anguila

* San Maarten

* San Martin y San Barthelemy

Un Aviso de Tormenta Tropical est en efecto para...

* Dominica

* Guadalupe

* Antigua y Barbuda, Montserrat, San Kitts y Nevis, y Anguila

* San Maarten

* San Martin y San Barthelemy

* Saba y San Eustaquio

Una Vigilancia de Tormenta Tropical est en efecto para...

* Barbados

* Martinica

Una Vigilancia de Huracn significa que las condiciones de huracn son posibles dentro del rea bajo vigilancia, en este caso dentro de las prximas 24 a 48 horas.

Un Aviso de Tormenta Tropical significa que se esperan condiciones de tormenta tropical en el rea bajo aviso dentro de las prximas 36 horas.

Una Vigilancia de Tormenta Tropical significa que condiciones de tormenta tropical son posibles dentro del rea bajo vigilancia, generalmente dentro de 48 horas.

Vigilancias y avisos adicionales podran ser requeridos ms tarde hoy.

Para informacin de tormenta especfica en su rea, favor de monitorear los productos emitidos por su servicio meteorolgico nacional.

DISCUSIN Y PERSPECTIVAS

----------------------

A las 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), el centro de la Tormenta Tropical Tammy estaba localizado cerca de la latitud 14.0 norte, longitud 58.4 oeste Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
19 Oct 2023 11:56 PM

A Hurricane Watch Is In Effect For St. Maarten

TROPICAL STORM TAMMY APPROACHINGTHE LEEWARDS

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN

At 11pm the center of tropical storm Tammy was located near latitude 13.8 North, longitude 57.1 West or about 495 miles southeast of St. Maarten.

The system is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (172 km/h). A gradual turn to the northwest with a reduction in speed is forecast on Friday, and this motion should continue through Saturday Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Oct 2023 01:10 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Thursday 19th October 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) October 20, 2023 

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

WEATHER:    

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

Forecast High: 32C / 90F                       Forecast Low: 27C / 81F 

   

Sunset Today: 5:48 P.M.                           Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:07 A.M.   

   

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Friday midday: Northeasterly to east southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 9 to 18 mph and higher gusts possible. 

  

SYNOPSIS:   

A moisture surge will account for cloudy periods, isolated showers and possible isolated thunderstorms during this forecast period Read more


Candidates in this article:
GS
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
19 Oct 2023 12:05 PM

A Tropical Storm Watch Issued For St. Maarten

TROPICAL STORM TAMMY STRENGTHENING..

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR ST. MAARTEN

At 11am the center of tropical storm Tammy was located near latitude 13.6 North, longitude 55.7 West or about 580 miles southeast of St. Maarten.

The system is moving toward the west northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h). A slower west northwest motion is expected through tonight. A turn towards the northwest is forecast on Friday and this motion should continue into the weekend. On this forecast track, the center of Tammy is forecast to move near or over the Leeward Islands Friday and Saturday Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
19 Oct 2023 11:21 AM

Witu Attends Values Education Conference In Barbados

Philipsburg – The President of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) Stuart Johnson, explored the possible commitment of WITU to promote a values-based education by participating in the Values Education Conference held in Barbados from October 12th to 14th, 2023.

In light of the recent surge in negativity and unfounded claims within our country, Mr Read more


Candidates in this article:
NA
SPA
UPP
ND
UD
Source: 721 News
19 Oct 2023 11:02 AM

Getting Ready For This YearS Big Live Nature Quiz Kids Edition

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — DCNA is preparing to host this years Big Live Nature Quiz (BLNQ) Kids edition. This online nature trivia game is open to all students in primary school in grades 5 and 6 (group 7 and 8 in the Dutch school system) in the Dutch Caribbean. The BLNQ is created to teach students about nature in a fun and interactive way, to instill pride in the islands wildlife, support nature-friendly practices, support the projects of the nature parks, and to bring kids of the Dutch Caribbean into contact with each other.

On Thursday, 2nd November 2023, from 8:30 AM to 9:15 AM (AST), the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) will host the Big Live Nature Quiz-Kids Edition, an engaging and educational event for primary school students in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaao, Saba, St Eustatius, and St Maarten.

Event Details

The Big Live Nature Quiz- kids edition is a live online nature trivia game hosted by DCNA and played in primary schools across the Dutch Caribbean.The quiz is a true multi-island team effort: created and supported by the six Dutch Caribbean islands including the nature conservation organizations (parks), primary schools, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) and Dutch Caribbean TV Read more


Candidates in this article:
SXMElections.com Corner Stone Solutions NV