MIDDLE REGION--Reliable information reaching The Daily Herald indicates that one man was killed and another was injured during at least one shooting incident in Middle Region in the early morning hours today.
The St. Maarten Guyanese Association has named its first educational event – a spelling bee – in honour of its first president and co-founder, the late Courtney Gibson. In photo: Gibson’s wife Juliette and representatives of the association with the winners. Story on page .
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Guyanese Association has named its first educational event – a spelling bee – in honour of its first president and co-founder, the late Courtney Gibson.
PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) has made a request through government for US $45 million in World Bank-administered Trust Fund money to make repairs to the foundation’s 773 existing rental units and to build an additional 1,000 homes. This was a major announcement in Wednesday’s urgent public plenary session of Parliament on the status of repairs to public homes and facilities managed by SMHDF.
PHILIPSBURG--Justice Minister Egbert Doran said at the Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday that the implementation of electronic surveillance in the justice system is being delayed by the Foundation Judicial Institute St. Maarten SJIB. He said the foundation has not yet signed an agreement that would jumpstart this project.
Police and Immigration officers intercepted the crew and passengers of sailboat “Solitude” at the pier near Walter Plantz Square on October 3, 2019. (File photo)
PHILIPSBURG--Three crew members of a sailing vessel from Dominica who were detained by the St. Maarten Police Force KPSM on October 3, 2019, on suspicion of human-trafficking were sentenced to two years by the Court of First Instance on Wednesday. During the February 5 hearing of this case, the Prosecutor had requested prison sentences ranging from forty to 54 months.