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Agreement signed for two floor extension of prison

page3a080PHILIPSBURG--An agreement relating to preparation for the extension of the Pointe Blanche prison was signed on Wednesday, August 13, by Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson and LICCOM Company Director/owner Henk Van Den Heuvelin presence of Prison Director Edward Rohan, representatives of the Justice Ministry, Project Manager Ron Verhaar and Financial Controller Jarl Maduro.

It concerns an...

SHTA wants ‘cure’ for short-term contracts

~ Says: 'Stop treating symptoms'~

PHILIPSBURG--The St Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association wants authorities to...

Medical centre outlines expansion plan details

CAY HILL--St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has provided Health Minister Cornelius de Weever with details of its...

Firearms to be collected

PHILIPSBURG--The Justice Ministry will soon launch a campaign for people to turn in (unlicensed) weapons in an effort...

Ministers agree with most of integrity recommendations

PHILIPSBURG--Government "embraces" the recommendations of the Wit-Samson Report on Integrity in Government to "99.9...

Harbour taken to court over ‘breach of contract’

page3c080POINTE BLANCHE--Zebec Development N.V. filed a legal claim for more than US $100 million against the St. Maarten...

Workgroup to iron out details of Kingdom dispute committee

page4d079PHILIPSBURG--A workgroup will be established by the Parliaments of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten to outline how...

Man injured in shooting

SANDY GROUND--A 29-year-old man sustained injuries after he was shot in Sandy Ground. No vital parts of his body were...

Government, development fund sign management agreement

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister (PM) Sarah Wescot-Williams and St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) Interim Director Keith...

Economy expanded by 0.9 per cent in 2013

~ Public sector contribution negative ~

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten's economy expanded in real terms by 0.9 per cent in...

NAf. 5.9M renovation of Central Bank building starts in a month

~ New building in the pipeline ~

PHILIPSBURG--A NAf. 5.9 million renovation of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St...

Natorii Illidge receives outstanding award in US

page5b079PHILIPSBURG--Home-grown dancer and elementary school teacher Natorii Illidge was honoured with an Outstanding Student...

Integrity Committee advises to set up Integrity Chamber

By Suzanne Koelega

PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE--Establish a permanent Integrity Chamber as a new High Council of State to...

‘Junior was a wonderful boy,’ father has many questions

page5c078PHILIPSBURG--A young man brutally killed outside Rooftop Nightclub was assassinated, says his father. “This was not...

Thousands of parcels stolen

WILLEMSTAD--Implementing organisation Domain Board of Curaçao's Ministry of Traffic, Transport and Spatial Planning...

Insel Air hoping for fewer delays

WILLEMSTAD--Insel Air has been facing a number of delays, but the Curaçao-based carrier says it is making every...

Borsboom says goodbye before he leaves as Navy Commander

page5b078POINTE BLANCHE-- An important change is taking place within the Dutch Defence Forces, as Vice-Admiral Matthieu...

Increase projected for tourism figures

PHILIPSBURG--The quarter-year 2014 Macro-Monitor report released by the Department of Economic Affairs...

MPs agree to motion on dispute committee

page4c078PHILIPSBURG--The tripartite meeting of Members of the Parliaments (MPs) of St. Maarten, Aruba and Curaçao to discuss...

Public schools, minister sign declaration for excellence

page7b077PHILIPSBURG--Public schools have agreed to strive towards achieving eight goals in a declaration for excellence...

AIDS awareness rower Mooney resumes voyage after recuperating

page4b077~ Thanks island for 'unprecedented' support ~

By Robert Luckock

MARIGOT--American rower Victor Mooney has resumed...
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Agreement signed for two floor extension of prison
Thursday, 21 August 2014
PHILIPSBURG--An agreement relating to preparation for the extension of the Pointe Blanche prison... Read more...
SHTA wants ‘cure’ for short-term contracts
Thursday, 21 August 2014
~ Says: 'Stop treating symptoms'~ PHILIPSBURG--The St Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
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Big revelation next month
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--In a month’s time Barbadians should know which hotel brand will be... Read more...
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Buju Banton lawyers to make oral arguments before US Appeals Court
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
FLORIDA, United States--Lawyers representing the jailed Jamaican singer, Buju Banton, say the US... Read more...
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US attorney general visits Missouri town
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri--U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson,... Read more...
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Obama: US will be relentless with Islamic State
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts--President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed that the United States will not... Read more...
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Juppe joins race for French presidency
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
PARIS--Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of... Read more...
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Liberia police fire on Ebola protesters
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
MONROVIA--Police in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a... Read more...
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Russia shuts four McDonald's restaurants amid Ukraine row
Thursday, 21 August 2014
MOSCOW--Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday,... Read more...
Fed debates merits of earlier rate hike
Thursday, 21 August 2014
WASHINGTON--The U.S. Federal Reserve hinted on Wednesday that a surprisingly strong jobs market... Read more...
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Response to: The Indian & Chinese elephant in the room
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Dear Editor, I came across last Monday's Letter to the Editor in The Daily Herald's website. I... Read more...
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Not just a trophy wife
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Dear Queenie, My husband is a prominent man in the community. I’m much younger than he is and... Read more...
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Hobgood wins August Medal Play Golf tourney
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
MULLET BAY--Howard Hobgood finished the 18 holes par 70 Mullet Bay Golf Course in a four over par... Read more...
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Hoyer wins Browns' qb job over Johnny Manziel
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
CLEVELAND - Journeyman Brian Hoyer got the nod over charismatic rookie Johnny Manziel on Wednesday... Read more...
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Murder, revenge, lust and rampage take over Sin City sequel
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
LOS ANGELES--Femmes fatales and brutish men form a complex web in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,"... Read more...
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Emma Stone to make her Broadway debut
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
NEW YORK--Actress Emma Stone will replace Michelle Williams and make her Broadway debut as singer... Read more...
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Par-T-Bags
Thursday, 21 August 2014
It's in the Bag! ~ A wonderful party favour can set any occasion apart. Special gifts that... Read more...
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Breakthrough!
Thursday, 21 August 2014
Your last chance! ~ This Saturday ~ This Saturday is the last of the auditions for Breakthrough, so... Read more...
Editorial - Make it happen
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
After all the recent public discussion on a new or expanded hospital, St. Maarten Medical Center... Read more...
Editorial - True commitment
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The report of the Public Administration Integrity Committee titled "Doing the right things right"... Read more...
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Saturday Aug. 09, 2014
Friday, 08 August 2014
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Friday Aug. 08, 2014
Friday, 08 August 2014
Notices August 21
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Drum Band Registration: The COCAAE Foundation is now registering new members to join the Generation... Read more...
Notices August 20
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Football Club St. Martin Football Club is practicing at the Raoull Illige Sports Complex on Monday... Read more...