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Three young men charged in death of Clarence Lewis

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:47

ANGUILLA--Three young men, who were detained as part of an investigation into the death of Clarence Lewis (21), have now been formally charged.

Shaquille Charbonier (20) of The Farrington and Delardo Harrigan (19) of Island Harbour were charged with murder, attempted robbery and possession of a firearm and ammunition. A 17-year-old of Sandy Hill was also charged with attempted robbery.

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Three young men charged in death of Clarence Lewis

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:47

ANGUILLA--Three young men, who were detained as part of an investigation into the death of Clarence Lewis (21), have now been formally charged.

Shaquille Charbonier (20) of The Farrington and Delardo Harrigan (19) of Island Harbour were charged with murder, attempted robbery and possession of a firearm and ammunition. A 17-year-old of Sandy Hill was also charged with attempted robbery.

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Roy: Heyliger not leading by example

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:45

PHILIPSBURG--United People's (UP) party leader Member of Parliament (MP) Theo Heyliger is "not leading by example" with his challenge to Justice Minister Dennis Richardson about the guidelines for election campaigning, says Democratic Party (DP) MP Roy Marlin. Anyone who wants to lead the country must "show maturity," he said.

Heyliger said earlier this week that the guidelines issued by Richardson contravened the Constitution, the National Ordinance on public manifestation and the International Treaty on Human Rights.

Marlin responded to Heyliger's stance at a party press con ... Read more

Roy: Heyliger not leading by example

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:45

PHILIPSBURG--United People's (UP) party leader Member of Parliament (MP) Theo Heyliger is "not leading by example" with his challenge to Justice Minister Dennis Richardson about the guidelines for election campaigning, says Democratic Party (DP) MP Roy Marlin. Anyone who wants to lead the country must "show maturity," he said.

Heyliger said earlier this week that the guidelines issued by Richardson contravened the Constitution, the National Ordinance on public manifestation and the International Treaty on Human Rights.

Marlin responded to Heyliger's stance at a party press con ... Read more

Mayor Fleming calls for unification via people

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:44

MARIGOT--Former St. Martin Mayor Albert Fleming has called for "unification of the people" of the Dutch and French sides of the island, ahead of any possible move to bring together the systems and structures of the two governments.

He said Thursday in a press statement, "We have to unify the people before you unify any other structure on the island. We are getting close to the point of no return. If we don't do something now, it will be too late in the next couple of years."

The basis for more cooperation and unification requires local people "to sit down and dialogue. Governm ... Read more

Mayor Fleming calls for unification via people

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:44

MARIGOT--Former St. Martin Mayor Albert Fleming has called for "unification of the people" of the Dutch and French sides of the island, ahead of any possible move to bring together the systems and structures of the two governments.

He said Thursday in a press statement, "We have to unify the people before you unify any other structure on the island. We are getting close to the point of no return. If we don't do something now, it will be too late in the next couple of years."

The basis for more cooperation and unification requires local people "to sit down and dialogue. Governm ... Read more

Tropical Storm Bertha forms

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:27

page5a063PHILIPSBURG--Tropical Storm Bertha formed last night and was located at 11:00pm about 275 miles East-Southeast of Barbados, moving West-Northwest (290 degrees) at twenty miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds were near 45 miles per hour with higher gusts and little change in strength was expected.

Tropical storm warnings were in effect for Barbados, St. Lucia and Dominica, while watches had b ... Read more

Tropical Storm Bertha forms

The Daily Herald - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 04:27

page5a063PHILIPSBURG--Tropical Storm Bertha formed last night and was located at 11:00pm about 275 miles East-Southeast of Barbados, moving West-Northwest (290 degrees) at twenty miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds were near 45 miles per hour with higher gusts and little change in strength was expected.

Tropical storm warnings were in effect for Barbados, St. Lucia and Dominica, while watches had b ... Read more

Place: John Larmonie Center (across from Vlaun Auto/next to Great Bay Sport ... - Netherlands Antilles Daily Herald

Google News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 03:27

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Former ministers fail to submit financial declarations

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:50

PM unaware of blank filing by former Justice Minister Duncan

St. Maarten – Not all ministers that left office after the fall of the second Wescot-Williams cabinet have filed a declaration of their assets and financial affairs, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said at yesterday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. The General Audit Chamber stated in a report about institutional integrity in May that ministers who leave office have to submit a declaration “truthfully affirming which business interests and assets he, his spouse or partner ... Read more

Franklin Meyers about his billboards: “I am not in breach of campaign rules”

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:47

St. Maarten – “I am not in breach of any campaign rule,” United People’s party candidate Franklin Meyers told this newspaper yesterday in a reaction to our report that the police will ask the Ministry of Vromi to remove political billboards from roundabouts.

Meyers, the number 3 on the UP-list and a former Commissioner of Public Health, said that he had not received any call about his campaign billboards. “The agreement is that our party-representative, Tatiana Arrindell, would call individual candidates whose billboards have to be moved. If my billboards are in the wrong p ... Read more

Dutch Electoral Council wants ban on stemfies

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:46

THE HAGUE – The Dutch Electoral Council wants to ban the so-called stemfie – a picture taken by voters in the voting booth showing whom they voted for, the Telegraaf reported yesterday. In March, Minister Ronald Plaster (Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations) said that voters are allowed to take such pictures.

According to the Electoral Council the stemfie is at odds with the voting freedom and the voting secrecy. The council expressed its opinion in a series of recommendations following the municipal and European elections that took place earlier this year in March and May respecti ... Read more

De Weever warns politicians about requests for “special assistance”

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:45

St. Maarten – Members of Parliament, their wives, and candidates in the upcoming elections have been approaching civil servants at the Labor Department to ask “special assistance for their potential voters,” Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever said at yesterday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. “I am kindly asking these politicians and their wives not to play politics with the department and with government in general,” he said. Later he added that he was in fact issuing a stern warning, though he declined to provide names of politici ... Read more

FCCA Conference & Trade Show to Jump Start High Season.

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 22:42

POINT BLANCHE:--- The 21st Florida Caribbean Cruise Conference (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show to be held from October 6-10 will jump start the upcoming 2014-2015 tourism season.
The conference and trade show will attract to the destination more than 1000 cruise industry partners, including close to 100 cruise executives during that one week period.
For cruise executives, ports and destinations, cruise and tourism agencies, attractions, ship agents, suppliers and tour operators, the annual FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show is the premier indu ... Read more

Much potential for growth in our Educational system - Leona Marlin.

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:38

usplogo23072014GREAT BAY:--- Quality Education forms a core part of any successful, dynamic and sustainable society. The United St. Maarten (US) Party understands this and as such considers developing and providing the highest quality education system and services to be one of the Party's main goals.

"No matter what area of life you take, a strong foundation is imperative, it's the same rule that applies for buildin ... Read more

LIAT warns of weather delays

Bing News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:05
Passengers travelling in and out of Dominica, Antigua, Anguilla, St Kitts, St Maarten, Tortola and St Thomas are advised that there may be disruptions at those airports depending on the progress of the weather system. Passengers travelling this weekend are ... ... Read more

Democratic Party shared their views on several issues affecting St. Maarten --- DP totally agrees with Campaign Guidelines set by Minister of Justice.

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 20:16

dpmembers31072014PHILPSBURG:--- Members of the Democratic Party stood by their leader Sarah Wescot Williams on Thursday when they shed light and their shared their views on many issues affecting St. Maarten. Member of Parliament Roy Marlin in his remarks said he was the one that met with Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson to es ... Read more

Mix & Mingle set for tonight!

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:38

mixandmingleartists31072014MARIGOT/PHILIPSBURG:--- "Tonight is the Night!" for St. Maarten's first Mix & Mingle for Christian Singles event. This Youth Development Center (YDC) Foundation production is eagerly anticipated and has been receiving rave reviews over the past two weeks. Most ticket outlets have reported record numbers, the organizers say, and Mix & Mingle promises to be epic.
It all get ... Read more

Minister Lake looks into Dutch Quarter Complaint of Gas Tank.

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:31

PHILIPSBURG:---  Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake says he looked into the complaint lodged by the Dutch Quarter Community Center (DQCC) regarding an LPG Refilling Station.

DQCC is acting on behalf of the residents of Lower Princess Quarter and in particular the residents in the nearby vicinity of the LPG Filling Station.

"I was informed by Dutch Quarter residents about the alleged illegal building of a CO2 tank. I called the Inspector from Ministry VROMI and instru ... Read more

Frankie Meyers meets Indiana Pacers Head Coach Frank Vogel.

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:29

fmeyersfogel31072014PHILIPSBURG:--- The Indiana Pacers Head coach Frank Vogel, is visiting the Island with his family and friends and met up with the #3 candidate of the United People's Party, Frankie Meyers. Mr. Vogel, upon arrival, seeing all the colorful posters of the political parties, took special note of the posters featuring ' #3 He's ... Read more

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