Brison critical of The Hague for making ENNIA solution a condition
St. Maarten MP Rolando Brison during his presentation at the opening of Thursday’s Inter-Parliamentary Consultation of the Kingdom IPKO in The Hague. (Suzanne Koelega photo)
THE HAGUE--Member of the St. Maarten Parliament (MP) Rolando Brison of the United People’s (UP) party during the opening of the Inter-Parliamentary Consultation of the Kingdom IPKO in The Hague on Thursday criticised the stance of the Dutch government to make finding a solution for the ENNIA debacle a condition for refinancing loans.
Preparations to apply asphalt on Union Road start on Thursday
Windward Roads will resume work on Union Road in Cole Bay on Thursday. (John Halley photo)
PHILIPSBURG--Preparation work for the resurfacing of Union Road, Cole Bay, is scheduled to begin on Thursday, June 1.
Police detain suspect carrying credit card skimming devices
PHILIPSBURG— A Bulgarian national suspected of involvement in skimming activities was handcuffed by detectives on arrival on St. Maarten on Saturday. The 22-year-old man had in his luggage various devices that are believed to be intended for skimming purposes.
Skimming occurs when devices illegally installed on ATMs, point-of-sale (POS) terminals, or fuel pumps capture data or record cardholders' PINs. Criminals use the data to create fake debit or credit cards and then steal from victims' accounts.
Dangerous levels of contamination of run-off, well water and open water
Sewage run-off from Dutch Quarter outside the sewage pit in Belvedere, flowing onto the French side.
PHILIPSBURG--Water flowing through trenches from Dutch Quarter to Belvedere, water ending up in Fresh Pond from the trench in front of the hospital in Cay Hill, water flowing from a cistern onto the parking lot of Kim SHA and sea water at Bobby’s marina: all can be qualified as sewage water. This appears from water testing results The Daily Herald received on Thursday.
Jacobs: ‘Treaty signing a catalyst to new era brimming with possibilities’
French Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin and Dutch-side Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs representing the Dutch Kingdom shake hands following signing of the border treaty at Belle Plaine, French Quarter, on Friday afternoon, as French Overseas Minister Jean-François Carenco (left) and President of the Collectivité Louis Mussington (second left) look on. (Robert Luckock photo).