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St. Maarten Midday Weather Forecast for Saturday

The Daily Herald - 0 sec ago

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Saturday, August 27, 2016 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

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St. Maarten Midday Weather Forecast for Saturday

Bing News - 9 hours 6 min ago
This afternoon through Sunday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers possible. This afternoon through Sunday midday: East northeasterly to southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 12 miles per hour, becoming lighter and variable ... ... Read more

Police arrest 28-year-old man

The Daily Herald - 9 hours 58 min ago

ANGUILLA--The Royal Anguilla Police arrested and charged 28-year-old Alphonse Travis Carty of North Hill for possession of firearms and ammunitions on Thursday, August 25.

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Lake to present motion to establish Nature Park, Agriculture Station

The Daily Herald - 10 hours 43 sec ago

PHILIPSBURG--Independent Member of Parliament Maurice Lake says he intends to table a motion in Parliament to call on the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Development, Environment and Infrastructure to develop a ‚ÄúNature-Agriculture Park.‚ÄĚ

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Bus Association decides on routes for districts

The Daily Herald - 10 hours 3 min ago

PHILIPSBURG--The United Bus Association adopted a colour code for its members on Thursday. The new policy was created to organise bus transportation in St. Maarten, according to the Association’s recently-elected president Claud Emus.

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‚ÄėRechtspositie‚Äô signed to regulate legal status, salaries for police

The Daily Herald - 10 hours 5 min ago

PHILIPSBURG--A major stride forward was made in the interest of the Police Force on Friday when Justice Minister Edson Kirindongo, the various unions representing police officers and the advisory body on matters related to civil servants GOA signed the long-awaited ‚Äúrechtspositie‚ÄĚ to regulate officers‚Äô legal status and position and to ensure that they are placed in their correct sala ... Read more

Parties debate Sunday about independence

The Daily Herald - 10 hours 16 min ago

POND ISLAND--Five of the nine political parties contesting the September, 26 Parliamentary Elections will participate in a public debate about independence for the country from the Dutch Kingdom at the University of St. Martin (USM) on Sunday starting at 8:00pm.

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Immigration’s investigative arm now falls under police

The Daily Herald - 10 hours 19 min ago

PHILIPSBURG--The investigative arm of the country’s Immigration and Border Protection Services has been placed under the Police Force, as had been the case in the past.

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VIDEO 6+ Minutes of famous SXM/Maho Beach Plane Spotting

Bing News - 10 hours 19 min ago
More than 6 minutes of plane spotting from one of the world’s most famous airports: Princess Juliana International, on the island of St. Maarten. Known for very low landing approaches above a crowded Maho Beach, as well as jetblast from heavy jets ... ... Read more

Contractor issues ultimatum to MPs Heyliger and Meyers

The Daily Herald - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 02:07

SUCKER GARDEN--Contractor Robelto and Sons BV issued a 72-hour ultimatum on Friday morning to United People‚Äôs (UP) party Members of Parliament (MPs) Theo Heyliger and Franklin Meyers ‚Äúto publicly retract their false statements‚ÄĚ related to the fires at the landfill or  face legal action.

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Caribbean Sail Training represented in Rio de Janeiro for 2016 Olympics

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 21:17

Commodore Sergio Esteves (left) presents a bottle of champagne to the Captain of the sail training vessel Danmark, Kurt Andersen (right), during the Rio Olympics.

MARIGOT--St. Martin/ St. Maarten-based Caribbean Sail Training Association (CST) was recently represented in Brasil during the Olympic Games by Commodore of the Abravela Organisation, Sergio Esteves, who is also a board member of CST.

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St. Maarten Midday Weather Forecast for Friday

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 21:04

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN
DATE ISSUED: Friday, August 26, 2016 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) August 27, 2016

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Posh continues search for Carnival queens

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 21:03

From left: Cassandra Weekes-Jeffers and Anna Rabess-Richardson, founders of Posh Productions.

PHILIPSBURG--Posh Productions is in planning mode for the 2017 Carnival Queen Pageant season. Registration opened on July 1 and will end September 30, 2016. Registrat ... Read more

St. Maarten Little Leaguers discover Canadian hospitality - The Daily Herald (press release)

Google News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:20

The Daily Herald (press release)

St. Maarten Little Leaguers discover Canadian hospitality
The Daily Herald (press release)
Lezlie Murch, a member of the Rotary Club of St. Catharines, was on St. Maarten when she met Tom and Lisa Burnett, who run the Player Development Program. Inspired by the spirit of the youth, she decided to ask her Rotary Club and two other Rotary ...

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St. Maarten Little Leaguers discover Canadian hospitality - The Daily Herald (press release)

Google News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:16

The Daily Herald (press release)

St. Maarten Little Leaguers discover Canadian hospitality
The Daily Herald (press release)
Lezlie Murch, a member of the Rotary Club of St. Catharines, was on St. Maarten when she met Tom and Lisa Burnett, who run the Player Development Program. Inspired by the spirit of the youth, she decided to ask her Rotary Club and two other Rotary ...

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US Party releases 2016 Manifesto

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:07

US Party leader MP Frans Richardson (second left) presents the first copy of the party’s 2016 Manifesto to Shirley Richardson of Philipsburg Jubilee Library in the presence of some St. Maarten Academy students who were doing research at the time of the presentation.

 

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Looking up at the Night Sky: St. Maarten's Backyard Astronomy for August 27 & 28 - The Daily Herald (press release)

Google News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:02

The Daily Herald (press release)

Looking up at the Night Sky: St. Maarten's Backyard Astronomy for August 27 & 28
The Daily Herald (press release)
Its conjunction time this weekend! Look to the west after sunset to admire the brightest of the bright snuggling up close together, conjoining like twins as it were ‚Äď it's Jupiter and Venus separated by only a fifteenth of a degree! So these two ...

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MP Marlin-Romeo calls for increased border control

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:16


PHILIPSBURG--Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Leona Marlin-Romeo said on Thursday she has serious concerns about the level of security and effectiveness of controls at the country’s borders.

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Beauperthuy petition to save their land hits 495 signatures

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:13

~ Family gives detailed explanation of family history ~

MARIGOT--With the on-line petition ‚ÄúOur Land Matters ‚Äď we are St. Martin‚ÄĚ rising to 495 signatures, the Beauperthuy family in St. Martin has sought to give the population a full overview of the family history as they fight a legal action to prevent parcel AW59 at Boo Boo Jam from being auctioned off for 341,000 euros despite the fact the family are current heirs to the property.
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Saba again receives positive audit on financial statements

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:10

By Suzanne Koelega

SABA/THE HAGUE--The 2015 financial statements of the Public Entity Saba has received a positive audit, again. This is the fourth time in a row, a milestone which has not been accomplished by any other Dutch Caribbean island. The Saba Island Council discussed the 2015 annual report and related documents in the Central Committee on Thursday.

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