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Meyers still awaits answers from Lee

The Daily Herald - 4 hours 4 min ago

PHILIPSBURG--It has been six months and United People’s (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Franklin Meyers says he is still awaiting a response from Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour Emil Lee on a number of questions about the project to build a new hospital for the country.

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Robber of Caribbean Gems sent to prison for three years

The Daily Herald - 4 hours 7 min ago

PHILIPSBURG--The 20-year-old man held responsible for the armed robbery of Caribbean Gems jewellery store on Front Street on December 5, 2016, was sentenced Wednesday to three years.

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COM to discuss replacing vacant post GEBE board, Chair’s post

The Daily Herald - 4 hours 12 min ago

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers (COM) is likely to discuss replacing the vacant post on the board of utilities company GEBE as well as the position of the Chairman of the board during its next meeting.

One board position became vacant when Romeo Pantophlet left to take up a position as Member of Parliament (MP) for the National Alliance (NA) party.

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Meyers questions status of Pearl of China project

The Daily Herald - 4 hours 16 min ago

 PHILIPSBURG--“What’s the status of the Pearl of China project,” Member of Parliament (MP) Franklin Meyers questioned in a letter to Finance Minister Richard Gibson Sr. The massive Chinese-backed project was announced by Gibson Sr. shortly before the September 26, 2016 Parliamentary Elections.

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Violence in Parliament (video added)

The Daily Herald - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 03:21

Curaçao Governor Lucille George met with Dutch Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk while he was in transit at the airport, to inform him on the latest political developments

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Use of remote piloted aircraft (RPA)/Drones during the Heineken Regatta

The Daily Herald - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 01:09

Press Release

The Department of Civil Aviation, - Shipping and Maritime Affairs would like to reiterate to the public that persons intending to operate remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones in Sint Maarten, particularly in the area near Simpson Bay are prohibited to do so without the express authorization from the Depa ... Read more

Speed bump replacement starts Thursday evening

The Daily Herald - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:48

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that on Thursday evening, February 23, a number of speed bumps will be replaced.

These works will commence on Thursday evening from 8.00pm to 5.00am.

The works entail the milling of exis ... Read more

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

The Daily Herald - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 22:08

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) February 24, 2017

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Van Putten, Merkman express disappointment in appointment

The Daily Herald - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:42

Island Council Members Reuben Merkman and Clyde van Putten.

 

ST. EUSTATIUS--Island Council Members Clyde van Putten and Reuben Merkman have expressed disappointment in what they see as the i ... Read more

Met at work

The Daily Herald - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:40

Subcontractor for the sewage line connection project on Arrowroot Road, D’MYRA General Maintenance and Construction, has recruited several young men to carry out emergency work last weekend to ensure that the project stays on schedule. D’MYRA is recruiting more young men from South Reward for the project continuation. They will work on the construction and will also be educated on the work and materials used. The project will enter the next phase next week where homes a ... Read more

iSTEP hosts EdTech training for teachers, school managers

The Daily Herald - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:38

The group of teachers who participated in the iSTEP workshop. 

 

PHILIPSBURG--Teachers, school managers and student care coordinators learnt more about Information and Communications Tec ... Read more

International birders tour Sint Maarten

The Daily Herald - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:36

Visiting birders in site

 

COLE BAY--St. Maarten recently hosted some 33 birding enthusiasts from Carefree Birding, a birding-based cruising group that travels throughout the Caribbean to eng ... Read more

Rio Productions, NBA join for Lighted Parade

The Daily Herald - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:34

Rio Productions and NBA during a recent meeting.

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Two men and two women on trial for St. Maarten Day fight

The Daily Herald - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:32

PHILIPSBURG--Four suspects, two men and two women who were all born in the Dominican Republic, appeared before a Judge in the Court of First Instance on Wednesday, charged with involvement in a big fight on St. Maarten Day, November 11, 2016.

  Suspects Librado Gumbs (46), Nicaudi Gerardo (33), Santa Gerardo (52) and S.J.V.M. (36) were also char ... Read more

De Weever and Green receive Rotary Award

The Daily Herald - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:29

From left: Rotary Mid Isle President Veronica Jansen-Webster, Rotarian Millicent de Weever and Rotarian Brian Greene.

SIMPSON BAY--Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle hosted a fellowship evening as “A World’s Greatest Meal to End Polio” to celebrate Valentine’s Day. A collection was taken for polio which will be tripled by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Electro House Remix, ‘Habibi (I Need Your Love)’ by Sherman de Vries (Icefromsxm) Enters the Two Million Club on SoundCloud

Bing News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 16:43
St. Maarten – February 23, 2017 – Not many can dare to take a global hit song and give it newer heights popularity. Sherman de Vries (aka IceFromSxm) has just done that with Shaggy’s Billboard Hot 100 hit song of 2015, Habibi (I Need Your Love). ... Read more

Electro House Remix, ‘Habibi (I Need Your Love)’ by Sherman de Vries (Icefromsxm) Enters the Two Million Club on SoundCloud

Bing News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 16:43
St. Maarten – February 23, 2017 – Not many can dare to take a global hit song and give it newer heights popularity. Sherman de Vries (aka IceFromSxm) has just done that with Shaggy’s Billboard Hot 100 hit song of 2015, Habibi (I Need Your Love). ... Read more

Electro House Remix, ‘Habibi (I Need Your Love)’ by Sherman de Vries (Icefromsxm) Enters the Two Million Club on SoundCloud

Bing News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 16:43
St. Maarten – February 23, 2017 – Not many can dare to take a global hit song and give it newer heights popularity. Sherman de Vries (aka IceFromSxm) has just done that with Shaggy’s Billboard Hot 100 hit song of 2015, Habibi (I Need Your Love). ... Read more

Two men and two women on trial for St. Maarten Day fight - The Daily Herald (press release)

Google News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 14:47

The Daily Herald (press release)

Two men and two women on trial for St. Maarten Day fight
The Daily Herald (press release)
PHILIPSBURG--Four suspects, two men and two women who were all born in the Dominican Republic, appeared before a Judge in the Court of First Instance on Wednesday, charged with involvement in a big fight on St. Maarten Day, November 11, 2016.

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Two men and two women on trial for St. Maarten Day fight - The Daily Herald (press release)

Google News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 14:47

The Daily Herald (press release)

Two men and two women on trial for St. Maarten Day fight
The Daily Herald (press release)
PHILIPSBURG--Four suspects, two men and two women who were all born in the Dominican Republic, appeared before a Judge in the Court of First Instance on Wednesday, charged with involvement in a big fight on St. Maarten Day, November 11, 2016.

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