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SXM Firemen Show Skills And Fitness In Obstacle Course

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NATIONAL LABORATORY POLICY WORKSHOP

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NATIONAL LABORATORY POLICY WORKSHOP

 

Thursday, July 24, 2014   -The Honorable Minister of Public Hea ... Read more

CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK PRESIDENT SMITH SAYS VISIT EXCEEDED DELEGATIONS EXPECTATIONS

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Carib Dev Bank Conclude

 

Thursday, July 24, 2014 PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – President Dr. Warren Smith from the Caribbean Developme ... Read more

Jewellery store robber, two others arrested with firearm

The Daily Herald - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:37

CUPECOY--A third suspect for the cowardly daylight robbery at Front Street jewellery store "Dazzling Gems" has been arrested by police. He was together with two other men, who were also arrested as the trio carried a firearm with them. Two other suspects had already been arrested on Friday, July 11, the day of the robbery.

The latest suspect and two other men, in a gold coloured Hyundai Accent with number plate M-5768, were stopped by Police on Tuesday, July 22, around 9:30pm during a routine patrol.

The officers spotted the vehicle on Rhine Road as it was being driven in the ... Read more

SZV board asked to investigate sickness insurance fund spending

The Daily Herald - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:36

PHILIPSBURG--Health Minister Cornelius de Weever had asked the Supervisory Board of Social and Health Care Insurance SZV to investigate how the funds from the ZV sickness insurance are being spent.

De Weever said he had asked for the investigation "a couple of months ago" after receiving reports "of people spending eight to nine months in Colombia" and "people going to Colombia, shopping and bringing back things from Colombia to sell."

Asked whether these were being done on SZV's tab the minister responded affirmatively.

Government currently owes the ZV fund, which has ... Read more

Police Force becoming centre of excellence in evidence gathering

The Daily Herald - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:34

page11a056PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten Police Force is well on its way to achieving its aim of becoming a leading force in the field of evidence gathering. The force has jumped forward in leaps and bounds since St. Maarten became a country on 10-10-10.

Shortly before the changeover, Inspector Janine Muller-Rijna found herself to be the only person left in the Forensics Unit. The unit did not only have to d ... Read more

"Education, Culture, and Sports Improvement Remain My Focus."

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:25

rhodaarrindell23072014Dear Friend,

As you may be aware, I will be contesting the August 29 Parliamentary elections as candidate number 14 on the United People's (UP) party list. I made this decision after much consideration and with the pledge to serve my people to the best of my ability and in the most dignified manner.

As someone who has worked in different levels of education for about 25 years and ... Read more

Police Force becoming centre of excellence in evidence gathering

Bing News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 22:49
PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten Police Force is well on its way to achieving its aim of becoming a leading force in the field of evidence gathering. The force has jumped forward in leaps and bounds since St. Maarten became a country on 10-10-10. Shortly before ... ... Read more

You are here: Home - Netherlands Antilles Daily Herald

Google News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 22:20

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His previous productions include Antillean Green Card, Sour Grapes, Lalit and Deepak and Mixed Blessings. He recently finished his newest feature film completely produced in St. Maarten with the help of local crew and actors. The film is called ...

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Integrity Investigation Ordered by Council of Ministers Completed --- Government has four weeks to react to the findings.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 21:43

PHILIPSBURG:---- The integrity investigation commissioned by the Council of Ministers has been completed and the report has been officially handed over to the Government of St. Maarten last week announced Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams. Wescot Williams said government has four weeks to react to the report after which it will be sent to the Parliament of St. Maarten and will also be made public.

Wescot Williams did not give details on what is in the report which was conducted by a team headed by Judge Bob Witt. She said that lots of recommendations ... Read more

De Weever deeply saddened by the loss of Professor Joep Lange on MH17.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 19:30

cdeweeversigningcondolenceregister23072014PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, Cornelius de Weever, expresses his condolences to the family of the prominent Dutch HIV researcher Professor Joep Lange and all the other victims that were on board of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Prof. Dr. Lange was the distinguished keynote lecturer due to speak at the upcomin ... Read more

Police Arrest Three for firearm possession --- Third suspect in Dazzling Gems daylight robbery arrested.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 19:09

gunfound23072014PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday July 22nd, 2014 at approximately 9:30pm, during a routine patrol on Rhine Road a police patrol saw a gold colored Hyundai Accent with license plate M-5768 driving in the direction of Mullet Bay. The officers noticed that there were three occupants in the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle and the passenger next to driver ... Read more

Library donates to St. Peters Community Council’s Summer Camp.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 18:28

librarydonatetospcc23072014PHILPSBURG:--- The St. Peters Community Council's (SPCC) Summer Camp has become the latest recipient of a small donation from the Philipsburg Jubilee Library on Tuesday, July 22.
The donation, made by P ... Read more

Minister of Health Ordered Investigation into SZV financial spending.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 18:20

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Health Cornelius de Weever reacted to an article published in one of the local newspapers on Wednesday during the Council of Ministers weekly press briefing. Minister de Weever said there are several issues at SZV that is not published. One issue is how the financial and spending of SZV sickness funds are being used. He said some months ago he asked the supervisory board of SZV to conduct an investigation as to how the sickness funds are being spent. The Minister said he heard that some people go to Colombia and spend eight to n ... Read more

Summer Movie Thursday at the Library.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:57

summermovie23072014PHILPSBURG:--- Philipsburg Jubilee Library has been hosting their summer movie tomorrow since the start of July.
As part of the Library's summer program, every Thursday in July, from 5:30 – 7:45pm has been dedicated especially to family movie nights. This Thursday, the animated film, " ... Read more

Minister of Labor Reacts to Attorney’s Interview Regarding the New Policy for Brothel Workers.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:44

cdeweever23072014PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Labor Cornelius de Weever reacted to a radio interview attorney at law Cor Merx had recently regarding the new policy for brothel workers. The Minister said that prior to the policy being implemented a discussion on the new policy was held at the University of ... Read more

Mega drug smuggler back to court for new hearing: Supreme Court strikes down denied extradition request

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:20

St. Maarten – The Common Court of Justice will have to revisit the request from the United States of America to extradite drug smuggler Jhon Henry Medina. On September 11 of last year, the Common Court concluded, based on the extradition treaty that Medina’s extradition was not permissible and it advised to reject the request. The Supreme Court has voided this ruling in cassation and sent the case back to the Common Court for review. In the meantime, the Common Court has sentenced Medina to 7 years and 4 months for his involvement in the shipment of 1,453 kilos of cocaine.

Solic ... Read more

Prosecution UP Candidate Maria Buncamper-Molanus for Eco Green remains possible  

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:18

Candidate #23 Silvio Matser and UP-rep Roy Heyliger also in legal trouble

St. Maarten – There is still no decision about the possible criminal prosecution of UP-candidate #21 Maria Buncamper-Molanus, the prosecutor’s office said in answer to a question from this newspaper. The prosecutor’s office maintains that there is no reason not to prosecute the former minister for the Eco Green scandal this newspaper revealed in December 2010.

“Buncamper-Molanus has asked the court for a declaration termination criminal investigation,” prosecutor Tineke Kamps wrote in ... Read more

UP only party without errors: CENTRAL VOTING BUREAU APPROVES ALL PARTIES

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:17

St. Maarten —All five members of the Central Voting Bureau approved the validity of the political parties contesting the upcoming Parliamentary elections slated for this coming August. Even though several of the political parties had received notifications of their omissions, it was all corrected in the time allotted.

The Chairman of the Central Voting Bureau Jason Rogers in explaining the process said that according to article 20 of the Electoral Ordinance all decisions taken by the Central Voting Bureau are by two thirds majority. He explained that with the endorsement of the po ... Read more

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