The Daily Herald

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 19:29 UTC

SANTO DOMINGO (DR1) -- Dominican Republic news summary in English.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 19:03 UTC

2014-0416-sx-tdh-DutchCarib-challengeSABA -- An advance team for the "Dutch Caribbean Challenge" visited Saba last week approaching community stakeholders in the tourism, sports and nature conservation sectors on mobilizing resources for the first kayaking endurance challenge between St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 18:56 UTC

2014-0416-sx-tdh-foodcrop-under-treatmentNEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- Caribbean banana producing countries have been warned to be on their guard against the introduction of the fusarium wilt disease regarded as the most destructive to the banana industry.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 18:36 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The Council of Ministers has ratified Friday, August 29, as the date for citizens to go to the polls and vote for a new parliament for Country St. Maarten.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 18:31 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The Court acquitted a 31-year-old man Wednesday, of involvement in the killing of well-known Indian businessman Haresh "Danny" Dayalani on May 26, 2009, at his Cole Bay home. However, Robertson Craig Peter of Dominica was sentenced to eight years for involvement in two armed robberies at Pelican Marina's administrative offices May 13-14, 2009.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 18:22 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The Baseline Study on Institutional Integrity Management was presented to President of Parliament Gractia Arrindell on Wednesday by Chairman of the General Audit Chamber Ronald Halman.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 18:19 UTC

2014-0417-airport-worker-beatenAIRPORT -- An elderly Princess Juliana International Airport SXM employee had to be rushed to St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) for medical attention after he was punched in the face and shoved to the ground several times by an irate man at the airport parking lot around mid-afternoon Wednesday.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 17:36 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The Court of First Instance on Wednesday, ordered the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport to pay a monthly advance of NAf. 150,000 to Foundation for Secondary Education in the Windward Islands SVOBE from March.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 17:23 UTC

2014-0416-sx-tdh-gendarmes-use-taser-and-firearmMARIGOT, Saint Martin -- A man wielding a machete and described by the Gendarmerie as being in a "dangerous" state was subdued and brought to the ground by use of a Taser and a firearm during an incident that occurred in the Marina Royale parking area near the St. Martin Tourism Office on Wednesday morning.

Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014 17:18 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The Ministry of Public Health is looking into measures to give un-insured persons in St. Maarten access to affordable medical insurance via the Social and Health Care Insurance SZV.

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