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Source: SMN-News
10 Jan 2024 02:44 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Orco Bank Sint Maarten reaffirms its commitment to the local community with its second annual donation drive, gifting 25 shoe box presents to 25 specially selected students of the esteemed Asha Stevens Primary School.
In a bid to spread holiday cheer and foster a sense of joyous giving, Orco Bank Sint Maarten proudly extended its support to the Asha Stevens Primary School for the second consecutive year Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jan 2024 12:36 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, January 10, 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) January 11, 2024 

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

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

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

Sunset Today:5:54 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:46 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Thursday midday: East northeasterly to easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 18 mph with occasional higher gusts. 

SYNOPSIS: 

A trough associated with a frontal boundary continues to produce moisture and instability Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jan 2024 12:04 PM

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 9th January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) January 10th, 2024 

WEATHER:  
Today through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with isolated showers. 

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

Sunset Today:5:53 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:46 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS: 

Today through Wednesday midday: Northeasterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 20 mph and higher gusts. 

SYNOPSIS: 

An approaching frontal system is destabilizing conditions, accounting for cloudiness and showers during this forecast period Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jan 2024 12:13 AM

Grisha Concerned About Non-Payment Of Some Local Sub-Contractors At Pjia

PHILIPSBURG--Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten has expressed concerns about information she received concerning the reconstruction process at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA).

Heyliger-Marten said she has been informed that certain contractors conducting work at PJIA are awaiting payments totalling US $300,000.

Information reaching my office alleges that the reconstruction process of one of our national gateways is marred by gross non-performance, mismanagement, and negligence, Heyliger-Marten stated in a press release issued on Monday.

Heyliger-Marten said she has been informed that Ballast Nedam, being the main contractor, has assigned Sustainable Development Consulting BV (SDC BV) as the main contractor to remove the debris from the demolition process Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Jan 2024 02:26 PM

DATE ISSUED: Monday 8th January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) January 9th, 2023

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

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

Sunset Today:5:52 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:46 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

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

SYNOPSIS: 

The Atlantic high-pressure system is strengthening, and the atmosphere is losing moisture Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Jan 2024 08:58 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On December 28, 2023, the Council of Ministers of Sint Maarten officially approved the outline agreement for the ENNIA Resolution, marking a crucial step towards safeguarding the financial well-being of approximately 30,000 policyholders. This comprehensive solution, developed in collaboration with the governments of Curacao and Sint Maarten and the Central Bank of Curaao and Sint Maarten (CBCS), ensures the continuity of the ENNIA Group's services, including in the realm of life insurance.
In a press release dated December 20, 2023, the public was informed of the technical-level outline agreement reached by the involved parties Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Jan 2024 06:18 PM

HARBOR VIEW, PHILIPSBURG:---Distinguished guests, good evening.
It is really great to see all of you here. On behalf of my wife Janique and I, welcome and thank you for joining us this evening. It is our pleasure to welcome everyone to our beautiful venue tonight here at the new location of my Cabinet at Falcon Drive #2.
A very Happy and Healthy New Year to one and all. May this be a year of dedication, devotion and discipline towards the prosperity of our beloved nation.
A new year brings with it a renewed and refreshed spirit of hope and reassurance of the will and ability to take on and seize the challenges and opportunities that lie on the horizon Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2024 10:27 AM

Prioritize The Sport Industry

~ a boost to our touristic economy ~

As sporting enthusiasts, we all have our particular sport that we are passionate about. One sport may attract more interest than the others, but sports in itself is globally healthy for the mind and body, as well as enjoyable pastime to all people that follow it.

How does drag racing impacts your country?

Drag racing can have various impacts on a country, both positive and negative, depending on factors such as regulation, infrastructure, and public perception Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2024 08:50 AM

Julian Rollocks Jr. Completes Community I.T. Program

Sucker Garden St. Maarten —In a commendable move towards promoting quality education, candidate # 9 on the URSM Mr. Julian Rollocks Jr. made a generous donation of ten tablets to MAC CSE High School. This act of philanthropy not only highlights Mr Read more

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Source: 721 News
06 Jan 2024 08:36 AM

National Recovery Program Bureau Completes Fifth Year Of Clean Financial Audits

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten The National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) reports the completion of its fifth consecutive year of clean financial audits of the projects it manages under the St. Maarten Trust Fund, which reflects the ongoing commitment to transparent and accountable management practices. This consistency in financial integrity has played a crucial role in supporting the island’s ongoing recovery and development efforts. The Trust Fund was established in 2018 and is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank.

Currently, the NRPB is managing eleven projects centered on recovery, resilience and sustainability collectively valued at over US $400 million Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jan 2024 12:18 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday, January 05, 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) January 06, 2023

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Saturday midday: Generally fair to partly cloudy. 

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

Sunset Today:5:51 P.M.                    Sunrise Tomorrow:6:45 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Southeast to east northeast with a light breeze of 04 to 07 mph; becoming lighter and variable at times. 

SYNOPSIS: 

A weak Atlantic high-pressure ridge is influencing a dry and stable atmosphere with light winds across the region Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2024 07:24 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In a commendable move towards promoting quality education, candidate # 9 on the URSM Mr. Julian Rollocks Jr. made a generous donation of ten tablets to MAC CSE High School. This act of philanthropy not only highlights Mr Read more


Candidates in this article:
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SPA
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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2024 04:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) reports the completion of its fifth consecutive year of clean financial audits of the projects it manages under the St. Maarten Trust Fund, which reflects the ongoing commitment to transparent and accountable management practices. This consistency in financial integrity has played a crucial role in supporting the island's ongoing recovery and development efforts. The Trust Fund was established in 2018 and is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank.

Currently, the NRPB is managing eleven projects centered on recovery, resilience and sustainability collectively valued at over US $400 million Read more


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UD
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Jan 2024 12:20 PM

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, January 04, 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) January 05, 2024

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with brief isolated showers.

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

Sunset Today:5:50 P.M.            Sunrise Tomorrow:6:45 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Friday midday: Easterly to southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 09 mph; becoming lighter and variable at times. 

SYNOPSIS:

Moisture associated with a trough is expected to produce occasional cloudiness and brief showers Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2024 07:53 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten announced on Tuesday that the new Caribbean guilder currency will be enacted in 2024. Member of Parliament Rolando Brison expressed concerns about this announcement, emphasizing that the Central Bank cannot speak for the Parliament of St. Maarten. He also advised the bank to "hold its horses" when releasing any further information regarding this enactment.

The MP reacted to the press release from the Central Bank issued on Tuesday indicating that the Caribbean guilder will be introduced in Curaao and St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jan 2024 12:06 PM

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 3rd January 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) January 4th, 2024

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

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

Sunset Today:5:49 P.M.            Sunrise Tomorrow:6:45 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Variable with a light breeze of up to 5 mph; becoming calm at times. 

SYNOPSIS:

The region is experiencing slight instability, due to an approaching low-pressure system, and increasing low-level moisture Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Jan 2024 08:30 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports (MECYS) Hon. Rodolphe Samuel, is pleased to announce that the works at Oranje School have been completed and welcomes back the pupils and teachers.
The work entailed Roof Repairs and the installation of Air Conditioning Units in all classrooms at the Oranje School.
I am pleased with the successful completion of the repairs and the installation of air conditioning units Read more


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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


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Source: SMN-News
02 Jan 2024 11:21 AM

Candidate Mp For Ursm Creates The Appearance Of A Political Conflict Of Interest.

CAY HILL:--- Lawyer Sjamira Roseburg, candidate for parliament for the URSM has created the appearance of a conflict of interest in a dispute against NIPA (National Institute for Professional
Advancement).
On October 12, a NIPA teacher, D. E. sought the services of lawyer Roseburg, because of a labour dispute with the NIPA school board whose chairperson is Peggy Ann Dros-Richardson, Head of the Labour Office Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Jan 2024 11:58 PM

Jacobs Ushers St. Maarten Into 2024 With A Vision Of Prosperity And Unity

As the clock struck midnight on New Year's Eve, fireworks coloured the sky above Great Bay in Philipsburg to welcome 2024.

PHILIPSBURG--In a heartfelt address to the people of St. Maarten, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs expresses gratitude and optimism as the nation steps into the promising new year of 2024.

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Source: SMN-News
01 Jan 2024 08:50 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In the later part of 1989, Mr. Rudy Irion paid a visit to the home of Dr. Lloyd Richardson, to present a concept for a substance abuse rehabilitation program, which Mr. Irion had been challenged to create. The goal was to request that Dr. Richardson put together a board of directors and lead the charge of the rehabilitation program Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Dec 2023 12:12 PM

DATE ISSUED: Friday, December 29, 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) December 30, 2023 

WEATHER:    
This afternoon through Saturday midday: Generally fair to partly cloudy.  

Forecast High: 30C / 86F               Forecast Low: 23C / 73F 

Sunset Today: 5:46 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:43 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS:  

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Northeast to east with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 09 mph. 

SYNOPSIS:  

A weak Atlantic high-pressure ridge is the dominant feature across the region.    

Additionally, seas peaking up to 4 feet can be expected Read more


Candidates in this article:
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UPP
SRP
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UD
Source: SMN-News
28 Dec 2023 12:10 PM

~The hardest working Minister and MP: Minister of VSA Omar Ottley and MP Rolando Brison.~

PHILIPSBURG: --- It is that time of the year when the media around the world will make scorecards for people who stand out to the community they live in and the world at large Read more


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

DATE ISSUED: Thursday 28th December 2023 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)  

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) December 29th, 2023 

  

WEATHER:     

This afternoon through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy.  

Forecast High: 29C / 84F               Forecast Low: 23C / 73F 

Sunset Today: 5:46 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:43 A.M.   

SURFACE WINDS:  

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


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