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Source: 721 News
19 Oct 2023 10:54 AM

Pantophlet:And The Bullying Continues

The repayment of the loans acquired because of covid19 were due on October 10, 2023. If one was following statements I made in the past, I made it quite clear to the then Director of the Committee for Financial Supervision Mr. Gradus that doing so was impossible to which he agreed. I mentioned to him the issue of Debt Cancellation and his response was it is a political matter, to which I responded, It is not political, it is social.

What I can conclude however is that the bullying and blackmailing by the Dutch government being executed by State Secretary Alexander van Huffelen continues Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 Oct 2023 10:08 AM

...Avion Cazahuracanes De Noaa Encuentran A Tammy Ms Fuerte...

...LAS CONDICIONES DE TORMENTA TROPICAL Y LA LLUVIA FUERTE SON POSIBLES COMENZANDO ES-TE VIERNES...

Tormenta Tropical Tammy Advertencia Especial Nmero 4

Centro Nacional de Huracanes del SNM Miami FL AL202023

Traduccin por el SNM San Juan PR

800 AM AST jueves 19 de octubre de 2023

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

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LOCALIZACIN...13.5N 55.1O

ALREDEDOR DE 465 MI...745 KM ESE DE GUADELOUPE

VIENTOS MXIMOS SOSTENIDOS...60 MPH...95 KM/H

MOVIMIENTO ACTUAL...O O 280 GRADOS A 16 MPH...26 KM/H

PRESIN CENTRAL MNIMA...1004 MB...29.65 PULGADAS

VIGILANCIAS Y AVISOS

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CAMBIOS CON ESTA ADVERTENCIA:

El gobierno de los Pases Bajos ha emitido una Vigilancia de Tormenta Tropical para Saba y San Eu-staquio.

RESUMEN DE VIGILANCIAS Y AVISOS EN EFECTO:

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

* Barbados

* Dominica

* Martinica y Guadalupe

* Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, San Kitts y Nevis

* Saba y St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 Oct 2023 10:03 AM

Tropical Storm Tammy Special Advisory Number 4

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL202023

800 AM AST Thu Oct 19 2023

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

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LOCATION...13.5N 55.1W

ABOUT 465 MI...745 KM ESE OF GUADELOUPE

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The government of Netherlands has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Saba and St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
18 Oct 2023 12:31 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 18, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) October 19, 2023

WEATHER:    


This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.

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

  

Sunset Today: 5:48 P.M Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Oct 2023 08:26 PM

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


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Source: SMN-News
17 Oct 2023 04:59 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prison Officers' Day was celebrated with great jollification and reverence at the prisons conference hall in Point Blanche on Monday, October 16, 2023. An award ceremony and luncheon were executed to recognize the sacrifice of the unsung heroes behind the prison walls that provide safety and rehabilitation.

Noteworthy, was the presentation of awards to three (3) remarkable prison officers who have devoted more than three (3)decades of their lives to the Prison of Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Oct 2023 12:33 PM

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 17th October 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (06:00 LST) October 18, 2023 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with isolated showers. 

Forecast High: 32 C / 91F             Forecast Low: 27C / 81F 

Sunset Today: 5:49 P.M.                  Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:07 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: East-southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 9 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:   

The atmosphere remains slightly unstable Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Oct 2023 09:56 AM

BONAIRE:--- 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 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Oct 2023 01:14 PM

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

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) October 17, 2023 

WEATHER:     

This afternoon: Fair to partly cloudy 

Tonight, through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers 

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

Sunset Today: 5:50 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:06 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 4 to 9 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:   

Weak instability, due to light winds and available moisture may cause brief showers across the region Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Oct 2023 12:28 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Sunday, Oct 15, the airport hall was laden with happy anticipation as a group of VWO 5 students and two teachers were waving goodbye to parents and Milton Peters College representatives: a long-awaited visit to Ahaus, in Germany was about to start.
A year ago, in October 2022, a group of German students from the Anne Frank Realschule visited Milton Peters College. This visit focused on language learning: Dutch, English French, and SXM culture.
The return visit of MPC students to Germany became possible when MPC managed to get a grant from Erasmus Plus for the bulk of the costs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Oct 2023 08:49 PM

Sarah Calls On Ottley To Amend The Current Sickness Insurance Law Of The Szv To Include Vendors, Taxi And Bus Drivers And Sole Proprietors.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The call was made during a recent public meeting of parliament requested by members of parliament Wescot-Williams, Heyliger-Marten, and Emmanuel in the presence of Minister Ottley, who was asked about the national health insurance that was touted to be introduced on January 1, 2024.

It is during that meeting we learned that the national health insurance will not go into effect per January 1, 2024, as previously announced by the minister, but most other questions regarding the implementation of the general health insurance were not answered Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Oct 2023 08:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Sint Maarten's Law Enforcement and Border Control gained an asset with the appointment of Mr. Jocelyn R. Levenstone as the new Head of Immigration. With a remarkable career spanning nearly 35 years in Law Enforcement, Coastguard operations, safety, and security management, Mr. Levenstone's diverse and extensive background positions him to lead the Immigration department into a new era of efficiency and effectiveness.

Levenstones journey began as a dedicated Police Officer at KPNA, where he served for eight years, specializing in law enforcement, crime prevention, investigation, and public safety, and as a key member of the Arrest Team.

Following this, Levenstone devoted fifteen years to the Dutch Caribbean Coastguard, where he amassed invaluable knowledge in Maritime Law, security, border control, search and rescue operations, and inter-agency collaboration Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Oct 2023 04:33 PM

PHILIPSBURG--In a touching tribute to the "backbone of our educational system," United People's Party (UPP) Candidate and Policy Advisor in the Cabinet of the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication Kevin Maingrette marked World Teachers Day with a heartwarming gesture of gratitude towards the educators of Leonard Conner Elementary School Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Oct 2023 12:14 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---: An extraordinary display of engagement and collaboration by a group of civil servants who submitted a letter with 116 questions to Minister Omar Ottley, highlighting their concerns and questions regarding the eagerly awaited Ottley Care (SAAHA), was met with enthusiasm and appreciation at the Government Administration Building on Tuesday, October 10th Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Oct 2023 12:06 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday 13 October 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) October 14, 2023

TROPICAL STORM SEAN WEAKENING

WEATHER:    

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy with a few showers.

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

Sunset Today: 5:52 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:06 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly to southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 5 to 10 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS:

Weak instability and available moisture will trigger a few showers. A loose surface pressure gradient will maintain mostly light winds across the region. 

Long period northeasterly swells will affect regional waters for the next few days Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
12 Oct 2023 12:19 PM

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

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) October 13, 2023

SEAN STRENGTHENS BACK INTO A TROPICAL STORM

WEATHER:    

This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.

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

Sunset Today: 5:52 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:05 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Friday midday: East-northeasterly to east-southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 5 to 10 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.

SYNOPSIS:

A loose surface pressure gradient will maintain mostly light winds across the region Read more


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Source: 721 News
12 Oct 2023 07:33 AM

Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Proposed National Health Insurance (Nhi)

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The House of Parliament will sit in a Public meeting on October 12, 2023.

The Public meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 10.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:

Deliberations on the proposed National Health Insurance (IS/059/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023)

This agenda point was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Oct 2023 08:00 PM

Climate Scenarios And A Climate Impact Atlas For Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, And Saba.

BONAIRE:--- The (Dutch) Caribbean islands are facing unprecedented challenges posed by climate change, including rising sea levels, intensifying hurricanes, heat waves, and heavy rainfall. In response to these threats, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has published climate scenarios for the BES islands. In addition, a collaborative effort is underway to develop a Climate Impact Atlas for the BES islands, providing a crucial foundation for informed decision-making and sustainable development Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Oct 2023 03:55 PM

Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament Regarding The Proposed National Health Insurance (Nhi).

PHILIPSBURG:---  The House of Parliament will sit in a Public meeting on October 12, 2023.
The Public meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 10.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:
Deliberations on the proposed National Health Insurance (IS/059/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023)
This agenda point was requested by MP S.A Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Oct 2023 12:04 PM

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

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

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

WEATHER:     

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

Forecast High: 33C / 91F             Forecast Low: 28C / 81F 

Sunset Today: 5:53 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:05 A.M.  

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Northeasterly with a gentle breeze of 5 to 10 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:   

Weak instability and an increase in low level moisture may cause brief local showers during the day. 

Meanwhile, long-period swells will continue to affect regional waters through the next couple of days Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Oct 2023 11:21 AM

Xtratight Entertainment Presents Calypso Lounge: A Night Of Kasio And Comedy.

Madame Estate Get ready for an unforgettable night of rhythm, laughter, and pure entertainment as Xtratight Entertainment proudly presents the highly anticipated Calypso Lounge, an event dedicated to celebrating the vibrant fusion of Kasio and Comedy. This one-of- a-kind extravaganza is set to take place on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023, from 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM, at the prestigious Aleeze Convention Center.

Prepare yourselves for an evening filled with side-splitting laughter and soul-stirring music, featuring an exceptional lineup of entertainers Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Oct 2023 08:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The annual Police Week, serves to recognize and appreciate the unwavering dedication of the men and women who dedicate their lives as the vigilant guardians of our communities. A jubilant church service was rendered today at the St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church on Front Street, which immediately followed a parade and luncheon at the Government Administration Building in Philipsburg.

This year's Police Week brings together esteemed members of the Police Korps from Aruba, Curacao, the BES Islands, and the Netherlands, fostering unity, collaboration, and the celebration of shared commitment to safety and security.

Today, this solemn gathering, paused to reflect on the pivotal role police officers play in their daily lives Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Oct 2023 05:00 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Board of the National Alliance (NA) Political Party expresses dismay and disbelief at the current wave of rhetoric and negativity that has permeated our society, particularly on social media platforms, in recent weeks, the NA said in a press statement on Monday.
Of particular concern are the relentless verbal attacks aimed at members of our society, specifically women Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Oct 2023 04:56 PM

Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament With Regarding Nv Gebe.

PHILIPSBURG;---  The House of Parliament will sit in a Public meeting on October 11, 2023.
The Public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of General Affairs and the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:
Deliberations on NV GEBE (IS/060/2023-2024 dated September 29, 2023)
This meeting was requested by MP S.A Read more


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