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Source: The Daily Herald
29 May 2024 12:04 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, 29 May 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 30 May 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy with brief local showers possible.Forecast High: 33C / 91F              Forecast Low: 28C / 82FSunset Today: 6:44 P.M.                  Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:36 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a light to moderate breeze of 5 to 13 mph.SYNOPSIS: Lingering moisture from a recent surface trough may produce a brief shower from time to time during this forecast period Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
28 May 2024 12:09 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 28th May 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 29th May 2024

WEATHER:

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

Forecast High: 33C / 91F               Forecast Low: 27C / 81F

Sunset Today: 6:43 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:36 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: East to southeasterly with a light to moderate breeze of 5 to 13 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

Lingering moisture and weak instability associated with a surface trough may cause brief isolated showers during this forecast period Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 May 2024 08:53 AM

Szv Boosts Library Operations With Donation Of Card Printers

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten Social & Health Insurances SZV has donated two fully equipped card printers to the Sint Maarten Library. As SZV continues transitioning to provide more digital public services, these card printers will no longer be needed at SZV. However, in its commitment to supporting vital community resources, SZV believes the printers would be a valuable asset for the library’s operations.

We are grateful for the generous donation of the card printer, which will greatly enhance our library and better serve our community! – Mr Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 May 2024 08:49 AM

Dcomm Documentalist Participates InDutch Caribbean Heritage Platform Conference

Philipsburg In their 10th year of existence, the Dutch Caribbean Heritage Platform, held their 4th conference, with this years theme of Awareness. The biannual conference was held on Sint Maarten, Saba, and Sint Eustatius, from May 5-May 9.

Present at the conference were participants from the BES islands and the rest of the Dutch Caribbean (Sint Maarten, Curacao, and Aruba), including participants from Anguilla.

The DCH platform was founded on the basis of strengthening cooperation among the Dutch Caribbean islands, exchanging knowledge, networking, and learning and sharing information, practices, and activitieswith the support of ErfgoedAcademie, a Dutch institute, founded in 1986, for heritage education.

The Department of Communication (DCOMM) Documentalist, Lee Williams attended the conference, which began on Sunday evening with a soft opening where Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth & Sports Lyndon Lewis gave a short opening remark Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 May 2024 12:34 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Monday, 27th May 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 28th May 2024

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Tuesday morning: Partly cloudy to cloudy with light haze and isolated showers.

Forecast High: 32C / 90F               Forecast Low: 26C / 79F

Sunset Today: 6:43 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:36 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Tuesday morning: Easterly with a light to moderate breeze of 6 to 13 mph and possible higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS: 

Moisture trailing a tropical wave coupled with unstable conditions will cause cloudy periods, showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms across the region Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 May 2024 08:54 AM

Minister Confirms Overtime Payment For Immigration Amidst Strike, Staffing Crisis

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Finance Marinka Gumbs has confirmed that the overtime payment for airport immigration workers, initially due in April, was included in the May 2024 salary payment. This delay in payment was a result of information regarding overtime not being submitted timely to the payroll administrators, which impacted payroll pr Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 May 2024 11:05 PM

Ursm Addresses Recent Political Developments Regarding Mp Maingrette

Philipsburg The board of the Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) has issued a statement regarding the recent actions of Independent Member of Parliament Kevin Maingrette Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 May 2024 04:10 PM

PHILIPSBURGIn a letter to Prime minister Luc Mercelina, the Central Voting Bureau has announced a proposed postponement of Election Day to August 19, 2024, citing significant legal and practical concerns. The Bureau has suggested a revised timeline to ensure a fair, free, and transparent electoral process.

The revised election timeline, as proposed by the Central Voting Bureau:

Voter Registry Closure: Monday, June 3, 2024

Deadline for Registration of Political Parties: Monday, June 17, 2024

Postulation Day: Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Election Day: Monday, August 19, 2024

Assembly of New Parliament: Friday, September 20, 2024

On May 21, 2024, a National Decree was signed calling for new elections under Article 59 of the Constitution, which mandates a three-month timeframe Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 May 2024 01:00 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Friday 24th May 2024 @ 11:45 LST (15:45 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) 25th May 2024WEATHER:This afternoon: Partly to occasionally cloudy.Tonight, through Saturday midday: Partly to occasionally cloudy with isolated showers.Forecast High: 32C / 90F               Forecast Low: 27C / 81FSunset Today: 6:42 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:37 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Saturday midday: East to southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph.SYNOPSIS: Relatively stable conditions and gentle to moderate winds persist, as a high-pressure system dominates Read more

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Source: 721 News
24 May 2024 12:04 AM

Sam Ready For Snap Elections, Will Push To Ensure Place On Ballot

SUCKER GARDEN, St. Maarten – The Soualiga Action Movement (SAM) has been observing the slow-paced development, the discontent in the community and the deterioration of the island’s standing at home and in the wider world.

SAM’s team together with leader veteran politician and former minister/MP Franklin Meyers has been putting in the groundwork and preparing for a future election.

“The time came earlier than any of us, including the sitting government, could have anticipated Read more


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Source: 721 News
23 May 2024 11:23 PM

Ursm Congratulates Sam On Election Readiness

PHILIPSBURG The Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) extends congratulations to the Soualiga Action Movement (SAM) and its leader, Franklin Meyers, for their readiness to contest in the upcoming snap elections scheduled for July 18, 2024. While URSM remains committed to its distinct vision for the future of St Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
23 May 2024 11:46 AM
 DATE ISSUED: Thursday, May 23, 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) May 24, 2024WEATHER:This afternoon: Partly cloudy.Tonight through Friday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers possible.Forecast High: 31C / 88F               Forecast Low: 27C / 81FSunset Today: 6:42 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:37 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: Today through Friday morning: East to southeast with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 17 mph.SYNOPSIS: A more stable atmosphere is expected Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
23 May 2024 12:57 AM

Jansen-Webster: Permanent Damage Caused In Vromi Over Last Four Years

Deputy VROMI Minister Veronica Jansen-Webster.


~ VROMI completely without leadership ~

PHILIPSBURG--At a press conference on Tuesday acting Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Veronica Jansen-Webster painted a grim picture of the situation encountered when the new government took office.

She said the conditions under which the ministry was managed over the last four years have left permanent damage in the organisation and on civil servants Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 May 2024 12:02 PM
 DATE ISSUED: Wednesday 22nd May 2024 @ 11:50 LST (15:50 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 23rd May 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Thursday midday: Cloudy with scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms are likely.Forecast High: 30C / 86F               Forecast Low: 26C / 79FSunset Today: 6:41 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:37 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: East to southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 8 to 18 mph and higher gusts in showers.SYNOPSIS: Unstable conditions associated with an upper-level trough results in cloudiness, rain-showers, and possible thunderstorms across the region Read more

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Source: 721 News
22 May 2024 10:14 AM

Ursm Celebrates The Admittance Of Richinel Brug To Member Of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG The leadership and board of the Unified Resilient St. Maarten Movement (URSM) proudly announce the admittance of Mr. Richinel Brug as the newest incoming Member of Parliament once sworn Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
21 May 2024 11:55 AM
DATE ISSUED: Tuesday 21st May 2024 @ 11:45 LST (15:45 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) 22nd May 2024WEATHER:This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with isolated showers.Forecast High: 32C / 90F               Forecast Low: 27C / 81FSunset Today: 6:41 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:37 A.M.SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Wednesday midday: East to southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 7 to 14 mph.SYNOPSIS: The high-pressure system maintains hot, and humid conditions, and gentle winds across the region Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
20 May 2024 11:24 AM
 PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTENDATE ISSUED: Monday 20th May 2024 @ 11:45 LST (15:45 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) 21st May 2024 WEATHER:This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy. Isolated showers are possible. Forecast High: 32C / 90F               Forecast Low: 27C / 81F Sunset Today: 6:40 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:38 A.M. SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Tuesday midday: East to southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 05 to 12 mph. SYNOPSIS: A high-pressure system continues to dominate and maintains gentle winds across the region Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
20 May 2024 08:51 AM

The Daily Herald Sets Record Straight After Jacobs' Accusation Of Fake News

The VDSM letter regarding the screening of candidate-minister Raeyhon Peterson includes the signature of VDSM head Leijgrave on page two.

PHILIPSBURG--Former Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, now an opposition Member of Parliament for the National Alliance party, has accused The Daily Herald of publishing an unsigned letter from the National Security Services VDSM regarding the screening of candidate minister Raeyhon Peterson on May 4, 2024 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 May 2024 01:34 PM

Public Weather Forecast For St. Maarten

 

DATE ISSUED: Friday, 17 May 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) 18 May 2024

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Saturday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with brief local showers possible.

Forecast High: 32C / 90F              

Forecast Low: 27C / 81F

Sunset Today: 6:39 P.M.                  

Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:38 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Saturday midday: East-southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 05 to 10 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

Generally fair weather will prevail across the local region Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 May 2024 12:31 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Thursday 16th May 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) 17th May 2024

WEATHER:

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

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

Sunset Today: 6:39 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:39 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Friday midday: Easterly with a light to gentle breeze of 05 to 11 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

A relatively stable atmosphere will continue to restrict precipitation across the region Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 May 2024 05:46 PM

Ex-Cbcs President In Court On Charges Of Fraud, Money-Laundering And Bribery

Emsley Tromp

 ~ Lengthy prison sentence sought ~

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG--In a court appearance in Curaao on Tuesday, Emsley Tromp, former President of the Central Bank of Curaao and St. Maarten (CBCS), defended himself against allegations of fraud stemming from his involvement in the Curaao Fashion Group (CFG). Tromp emphasised that he has meticulously maintained a separation between his roles, establishing what he described as Chinese walls to ensure ethical integrity.

Tromp is a suspect in the Hercules case Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 May 2024 12:06 PM
 

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, 15th May 2024 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) 

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) 16th May 2024

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Mostly fair.

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

Sunset Today: 6:39 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:39 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: 

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Easterly with a light to gentle breeze of 05 to 11 mph.

SYNOPSIS: 

The Atlantic high pressure system will continue to dominate the weather pattern across the region Read more


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Source: 721 News
14 May 2024 09:37 PM

Minister Of Justice, Lyndon C. J. Lewis Union Meeting

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Minister of Justice, Lyndon C. J. Lewis, convened a meeting with members of the Nationaal Algemeen Politiebond (NABP) and the Algemene Bond van Overheid & Overige Personeel Opgericht (ABVO) this Monday. The meeting, requested by the unions, served as an introductory platform for their boards and members to familiarize themselves with the Minister’s cabinet and receive an update on several pressing matters including the pending National Decrees for justice personnel. During the discussions, Minister Lewis, who has an extensive background in law enforcement and in handling HR legal issues related to the same, clarified the specifics of the phases Read more

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Source: 721 News
14 May 2024 09:24 PM

Grisha Commends Organizers Of Pazzazz Sxm Experience

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunication, Grisha Heyliger-Marten, expressed heartfelt appreciation to both organizers and attendees of the recent Pazzazz SXM Experience. This dazzling event, held over the weekend, highlighted the island’s rich cultural tapestry and warm hospitality, creating unforgettable memories for all participants. During a signature moment of the festivities, Heyliger-Marten told the jubilant crowd, “Our island is a captivating blend of cultures, offering a unique fusion of European elegance and Caribbean vibrancy Read more

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