The Daily Herald

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 14:28 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- Water and electricity company NV GEBE announced Sunday, July 27, that following a testing stage, it is set to release a toll-free number as of next week: 1-844-GEBE-213 (or 1-844-4323-213).

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 14:26 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The "eat healthy, feel healthy, be healthy" Get Checked Supermarket Campaign was launched on Saturday with the first outreach activity at Le Grande Marché on Bush Road from10:00am to 12:00noon.

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 14:15 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The Department of Foreign Relations launched its Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts as of today, Monday, joining governments, similar agencies and businesses around the world that have taken to social media to promote their country and services.

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 14:10 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The Electoral Council in collaboration with University of St. Martin (USM) will be hosting an information session at USM room 202 on Wednesday, July 30, at 7:00pm.

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 14:02 UTC

2014-0728-sx-tdh-traffic-new-dutch-navy-in-sxmPHILIPSBURG -- The pride of the Royal Netherlands Navy, the vessel Zr. Ms. Groningen sailed into Philipsburg for the very first time late last week.

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 13:50 UTC

PHILIPSBURG -- The colour blue was awarded to the Social Reform Party (SRP) of Jacinto Mock by the luck of the draw at Friday’s public hearing of the Central Voting Bureau.

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 13:46 UTC

2014-0728-sx-tdh-traffic-chaos-by-excavatorCOLE BAY -- Traffic chaos erupted around 3:00pm after a flat bed lorry on A.J.C. Brouwers Road, driving down Cole Bay Hill from the direction of Philipsburg, apparently suffered a mechanical problem, causing its driver to lose control.

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 13:41 UTC

PHILIPSBURG  --  The National Alliance (NA) has expressed grave concern at the move by authorities to disregard Parliament’s unanimous call for campaign rules and engage in what appears to be the bending of the rules to suit the political parties that had been violating them blatantly over the past weeks.

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 13:36 UTC

Oranjestad, Aruba -- Venezuelan retired general Hugo Carvajal was released after being arrested in Aruba at the request of US authorities over drug trafficking accusations, when it turned out the Dutch Kingdom's Foreign Affairs Ministry recognised his diplomatic passport and thus his immunity.

Monday, Jul 28th, 2014 13:32 UTC

2014-0728-sx-tdh-statia-carnivalORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius -- With early Saturday morning's Jump-Up and the Grand Carnival Parade, which wound itself through the streets of Oranjestad on Saturday afternoon, the Carnival 2014 is winding down towards tonight's, Monday evening's Lighted Parade and the burning of King Momo, which will end this year's Carnival celebrations on St. Eustatius.

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