The Daily Herald

Friday, Sep 19th, 2014 12:27 UTC

POINTE BLANCHE -- Authorities will be requesting that the Social and Health Care Insurances SZV doctor investigate the "disproportionately high" cases of Pointe Blanche prison guards who are on sick leave.

Friday, Sep 19th, 2014 12:23 UTC

POINTE BLANCHE -- Authorities are introducing a package of tough measures at the Pointe Blanche prison as part of efforts to crack down on security breaches there.

Friday, Sep 19th, 2014 12:17 UTC

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- St. Maarten will be facing several (financial) challenges in 2015 and the years after where it comes to measures to increase government's revenues and to lower expenditures, stated Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk in the draft 2015 Kingdom Relations budget.

Friday, Sep 19th, 2014 12:09 UTC

2014-09188-sx-tdh-loaded-firearm-found-in-restaurantSIMPSON BAY -- The owners of Topper's Restaurant were arrested on Wednesday after police found a fully-loaded .22 calibre handgun and a box with 83 bullets at one of their restaurants and a fully-loaded .38 revolver at their home.

Friday, Sep 19th, 2014 12:06 UTC

CAY HILL -- The inmate who was seriously injured when he was stabbed during a brawl at the Pointe Blanche prison last week Thursday has been moved from St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) to "another place."

Friday, Sep 19th, 2014 12:01 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- Thursday saw the first appearance in the Court of First Instance of E.Y., the 49-year-old basketball coach who is suspected of sexually abusing minors.

Friday, Sep 19th, 2014 11:56 UTC

POND ISLAND -- St. Maarten Telephone Group of Companies TelEm and regional telecom company Digicel are said to have signed an agreement to share financial information and pursue further talks.

Friday, Sep 19th, 2014 11:46 UTC

2014-0919-sx-tdh-ground-broken-szw-walkwayHARBOUR VIEW -- Efforts to have a walkway bridge for pedestrians to have easier access to the Social and Health Care Insurances SZV compound at Harbour View came one step closer to reality on Wednesday, when the ground was broken for the new structure.

Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014 14:28 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- Parliament's Permanent Committee for Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations, chaired by outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) Roy Marlin Democratic Party (DP), swiftly dealt with a twelve-point agenda covering several kingdom treaties, motions and other business on Tuesday morning, in Parliament House.

Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014 14:26 UTC

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The focus in year 2015, when it comes to Kingdom Relations will be on the evaluation of the constitutional relations that went into effect on October 10, 2010, stated Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk on Tuesday, the day of the presentation of the 2015 budget.

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