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Dutch Government funds SMDF project for elderly

The Daily Herald - 1 min 40 sec ago

PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE--Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk, on behalf of the Dutch Government, recently released 1.9 million guilders to the St. Maarten Development Fund (‘SMDF') to carry out a project geared towards the needs of the elderly residents of St. Maarten. The funds for this project which are part of the remaining funds from the Antillean Co-Financing Organisation AMFO, have now been transferred in full to the SMDF.

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InselAir takes austerity steps

The Daily Herald - 6 min 31 sec ago

 

WILLEMSTAD--Due to changing market conditions Curaçao airline InselAir says it's forced to make some organisational and operational changes to adapt to these new parameters.

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$80,000 spent on Govt. Christmas decorations

The Daily Herald - 10 min 51 sec ago

PHILIPSBURG--During the handling of the draft 2017 budget discussion in the Central Committee meeting on Monday, Member of Parliament (MP) Tamara Leonard requested information on the amount spent by Government for Christmas decorations this year.

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NAf. 10 departure tax pending for country

The Daily Herald - 13 min 54 sec ago

PHILIPSBURG--A departure tax of NAf. 10 is pending for the country. This tax, when implemented by Government, will affect all passengers leaving the country, except cruise ship passengers. Finance Minister Richard Gibson anticipates this tax will raise some NAf. 9 million annually for Government’s coffers.

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Budget amendment with CFT measures for approval today

The Daily Herald - 17 min 22 sec ago

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers is expected to approve today, Wednesday, a package of measures related to the draft 2017 budget now before Parliament. The debate on the draft budget started in the Central Committee of Parliament on Monday and will continue today at 11:00am in Parliament House.

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St. Dominic student ranks 2nd regionally for CXC math

The Daily Herald - 20 min 15 sec ago

PHILIPSBURG--St. Dominic High fifth former Atul Pereppadan has tied regionally for the second spot with seven other students in Caribbean Examinations Council CXC mathematics exam, earning him a distinction in the subject.

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Lawyer: ‘Stay of execution’ for Turner until season ends

The Daily Herald - 45 min 27 sec ago

MARIGOT--Tropical Wave Restaurant proprietor Patrick Turner will be allowed to operate his restaurant at Le Galion throughout the 2016-2017 season, his wife Tracey disclosed on Tuesday, quoting their lawyer.

A recent rumour of an eviction coming into force in 15 days was not true, she said.

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Dutch Government funds SMDF project for elderly - The Daily Herald (press release)

Google News - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 05:30

The Daily Herald (press release)

Dutch Government funds SMDF project for elderly
The Daily Herald (press release)
PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE--Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk, on behalf of the Dutch Government, recently released 1.9 million guilders to the St. Maarten Development Fund ('SMDF') to carry out a project geared ...

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St. Maarten Midday Weather Forecast for Tuesday

The Daily Herald - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 00:04

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

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Dutch Government funds SMDF project for elderly

Bing News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 21:59
PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE--Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk, on behalf of the Dutch Government, recently released 1.9 million guilders to the St. Maarten Development Fund (‘SMDF') to carry out a project geared towards the ... ... Read more

Carnival Vista Cruise Review by panda242: Average cruise on board Carnival's newest ship.

Bing News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 19:39
Port & shore excursions 4 ports: Grand Turk, Aruba, Bonaire and St Maarten. We were lucky with the weather so went on the More beach in all ports. In Grand Turk the ships docks right next to the beach so you could walk there. The others were all a short ... ... Read more

Suspect in Emerald-investigation remains in custody

Bing News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 13:28
On November 28, the investigation codenamed Emerald started on Sint Maarten. The special anti-corruption taskforce TBO of the Kingdom Detectives Cooperation Team RST, together with the National Detectives Agency St. Maarten and under the supervision of an ... ... Read more

Suspect in Emerald-investigation remains in custody

Bing News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 13:28
On November 28, the investigation codenamed Emerald started on Sint Maarten. The special anti-corruption taskforce TBO of the Kingdom Detectives Cooperation Team RST, together with the National Detectives Agency St. Maarten and under the supervision of an ... ... Read more

Suspect in Emerald-investigation remains in custody

Bing News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 13:28
On November 28, the investigation codenamed Emerald started on Sint Maarten. The special anti-corruption taskforce TBO of the Kingdom Detectives Cooperation Team RST, together with the National Detectives Agency St. Maarten and under the supervision of an ... ... Read more

Suspect in Emerald-investigation remains in custody

Bing News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 13:28
On November 28, the investigation codenamed Emerald started on Sint Maarten. The special anti-corruption taskforce TBO of the Kingdom Detectives Cooperation Team RST, together with the National Detectives Agency St. Maarten and under the supervision of an ... ... Read more

Long-time union leader Elshot arrested Monday

The Daily Herald - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:50

PHILIPSBURG--Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) President Claire Elshot and her son V.E. were arrested by police at their home in Cole Bay on Monday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Little Switzerland employees protest over unsigned CLA

The Daily Herald - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:47

~ Company says it’s ‘negotiating in good faith’ ~

 

PHILIPSBURG--A group of just over 20 Little Switzerland workers from the establishment’s Front Street and Port St. Maarten locations engaged in protest action for about two hours on Monday to send a strong message to management that they would like their Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) to be finalised and signed post haste. Failure of management to take quick action in finalising the CLA will result in workers possibly continuing their action indefinitely, Workers Institute for Organised La ... Read more

Port registers loss of US $9 million

The Daily Herald - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:45

PHILIPSBURG--Port St. Maarten has registered a US $9 million loss, a shortfall Government will have to cover, disclosed Finance Minister Richard Gibson.

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St. Maarten Midday Weather Forecast for Tuesday

Bing News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:45
Today through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers. Forecast High: 29°C / 84°F Forecast Low: 25°C / 77°F Sunset Today: 5:36 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:31 A.M. SURFACE WINDS: Today through Wednesday midday ... ... Read more

St. Maarten Midday Weather Forecast for Tuesday

Bing News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:45
Today through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers. Forecast High: 29°C / 84°F Forecast Low: 25°C / 77°F Sunset Today: 5:36 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:31 A.M. SURFACE WINDS: Today through Wednesday midday ... ... Read more
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