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"Interim-government by the end of this week"

PHILIPSBURG - "I already presented my report to the Governor and I hope that the process will be completed by the end of this week,' formateur Sarah Wescot-Williams said at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon. The formateur expects that the...

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Dear Reader

Ok. Let us recap this issue as succinctly as possible for readers.

First there was some written action resulting in a letter.
Then there was some oral action on the radio about the letter being actionable.
This resulted in some written action in the Daily Herald.
To this written action there was no reaction.
So the Herald took action and came with more written action.
Then action was taken and a reaction made actionable in the form of a press reaction.
This resulted in a reaction to the written action boosted by the press reaction that the written action should not have been actionable based on the verbal action. took action and wrote a reaction about all these actions resulting in inaction. Hilbert Haar then took action and analyzed the actions in a reactionary opinion piece with the conclusion that all these actions resulted in no official action taken due to a lack of action.

Get it? If not, read the publication for further details and clarification.

The Publisher,

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PPS: You are cordially invited to the official launching of Anna Rabess-Richardson, candidate #5 on the National Alliance slate, on Thursday, January 11th, 2018, from 6pm to 8pm at the Coffee Lounge on Front Street, Philipsburg, to learn about her political career from beginning to present and about her platform for Parliament. Headline News
Statement Public Prosecutor's Office Sint Maarten

Philipsburg - The Public Prosecutor's Office Sint Maarten states, regarding the article today (January 9th, 2018) in The Daily Herald, that there is no criminal investigation ongoing against Mr. Emil Lee at this moment in relation to abuse of car ...

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Correction: Prosecutor confirms Lee under investigation...

POND ISLAND - In the article titled, "Prosecution confirms Lee under investigation", published on January 9, 2018, it stated that Honorable Minister of VROMI, Christophe Emmanuel, filed a complaint against his colleague, Minister Lee, with the...

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Emmanuel's complaint against Minister Lee fizzles

PHILIPSBURG - Caretaker Vromi-Minister Christophe Emmanuel is scrambling for damage control after the Public Prosecutor's Office issued a press release on Tuesday stating that there is no criminal investigation underway against Public Health...

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By Hilbert Haar Vromi-Minister Christophe Emmanuel has made a curious turn in his battle with his fellow-Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Emil Lee. In December there was an interesting publication in the Daily Herald about...

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UD & SDM leaders on Endorsement Day

Pond Island - On Monday, January 8th, Endorsement Day, four parties were required to garner 142 signatures in order to have their political party registered for the upcoming February 26th elections. The final count indicated that the SDM obtained ...

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Police searching for armed robber

Philipsburg - Police is still on the lookout for the suspect that robbed Union Caribe on December 8th 2017. Anyone with information that can lead to arrest of the culprit is asked to contact the detective department immediately. In the meantime...

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Armed robbery Leonard Enterprises Madame Estate

Philipsburg - On Monday January 8th at around 2.30pm, the police central dispatch received a call that an armed robbery had taken place at the office of Leonard Enterprises located in Madame Estate. Information received is that two robbers, one...

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There are significant differences between countries in the way in which the Legislative and the Executive Branches are elected and structured. There are three main groups of democratic systems. A Presidential system A Semi-Presidential system A...

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Princess Cruises Returns. First Four-Ship Day for the year

PORT ST. MAARTEN - On Thursday, January 11, it will be the first four ship day for the 2018 cruise season. The four cruise ships will have approximately 12,000 passengers and crew onboard. The vessels that will be calling on Thursday are: Regal...

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Maduro extends border closure ABC Islands

CARACAS - According to a high official in the government of Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro just extended the trade ban with the ABC Islands. It is not clear yet for how long the ban will be this time. Last weekend, Nicolas Maduro announced...

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Update: Venezuelan ties to oil-linked isles further sour

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela says it will not reopen its air and sea borders with the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao until the local authorities implement measures to halt smuggling of coltan, diamonds and gold mined illegally in the...

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Maduro's Venezuela on the brink blames 3 small islands

I get it. On your watch 85% of your population now lives in poverty, you have the highest inflation and second highest homicide rate in the world. Thousands are fleeing, you've been kicked out of Mercosur and your Beijing friends are refusing to...

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Minister Arrindell-Doncher outlines economic recovery...

Philipsburg - Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Tuesday stressed that the economic recovery and development of St. Maarten must be sustainable and based on collaborative initiatives and policies between the...

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CPS calls on community to be observant for chicken pox

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) - The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a public health agency of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, has observed based on its communicable diseases surveillance system during the...

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DCOMM: Public is requested to follow only official news

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) - The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) which falls under the Fire Department, has been receiving queries with respect to a WhatsApp video circulating about a weather system that will impact the islands of the...

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SXM Airport Kicks off Meetings with Hub Partners

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten (Monday 8 January 2018) - The Management Team of the Princess Juliana International SXM Airport kicked off a series of meetings it will be holding with the hub partners during the first quarter of the new year with an...

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"We Give Back" Christmas Tour

Over the holidays, several local artists (headed by Nick Henrietta aka Magic) organized a Christmas school tour entitled the "We Give Back" Christmas tour. Local artists such as King Kembe, King James, Kenyo, King Rumer and DJ Siwroo visited...

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Businesses on St. Maarten reopen despite lack of help

PHILIPSBURG - "I started my gym twenty years ago and within a few hours it was gone", Marci Cooke says as she looks at her torn down business. Just a few buildings away Lidiuska Meyers nail salon 'Georgina's Nails' also suffered the same fate.

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