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Source: SMN-News
28 Sep 2020 06:59 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Parliament of St. Maarten passed the draft motion presented by Member of Parliament Omar Ottley that was presented weeks ago when the NRBP accompanied by the Prime Minister of St. Maarten appeared in Parliament. On Monday during the continuation of the meeting, 13 Members of Parliament voted in favor of the draft motion that is geared towards providing work to local contractors and or businesses on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Sep 2020 06:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the Peoples Progressive Party Gracita Arrindell states said in a press release that The Dutch Parliament supported the establishment of a new Caribbean Reform entity including the conditions set by PM Mr. Mark Rutte Cabinet III for short term and temporary liquidity support for the governments of Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Sep 2020 06:40 PM

~All persons registered received assistance~

PHILIPSBURG:---The Governments accounting Bureau (SOAB) has returned a positive report to Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion on the St. Maarten Stimulus and Relief Program (SSRP - income and unemployment support programs for April, May, and June 2020), providing a clear indication that the programs initiated by Minister Irion are functioning and being managed properly Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Sep 2020 10:50 AM

Continuation Urgent Public Meeting Of Parliament About The Reconstruction Funds For Sint Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG:---The House of Parliament will sit in the continuation of urgent Public meeting no. 27; Parliamentary Year 2019-2020 on Monday, September 28, 2020.

The Public meeting which was adjourned on September 25, 2020 will be reconvened today Monday, September 28, 2020 at 14.00 hrs. and will be held in a virtual setting. The Minister of General Affairs will be in attendance.

The agenda point is:

3. The Focus Audit done by the General Audit Chamber of Sint Maarten in May 2020 referencing The Reconstruction Funds for Sint Maarten (IS/888/2019-2020 dated May 29, 2020)
This meeting was requested by MP C.A Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Sep 2020 04:51 PM

 MARIGOT: --- Third Vice President of the Collectivity of St. Martin Annick Petrus Petrus Ferga have been elected snatrice of St. Martin on Sunday. The Senate election was held on Sunday morning at the Prefecture of St. Martin. Contesting the elections were outgoing senator Guillaume Arnell and Marthe Ogundele Tessi Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Sep 2020 06:30 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran has sent the Secretary-General of VROMI Louis Brown home as he is officially suspended. The suspension came after a tense relationship due to the outcome of the court case filed by the Alegria Real Estate.
SMN News learned that Brown went on vacation then sick leave prior to being suspended Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Sep 2020 11:18 PM

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs Raises The Sdg Flag

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten On September 25th,2020,Prime MinisterSilveriaE.Jacobs raised the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) flag. On this commemorative day,the SDG flag is being raised throughout the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Government of St. Maarten remains committed to the Sustainable Development Goals agenda.

This agenda serves as a tool for development for St. Maarten and the rest of the world. Furthermore, the SDG day is an opportunity to show-case and appreciate organizations and persons that contribute to the sustainable development of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Sep 2020 11:00 PM

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs & Prfte Dlgue Sylvie Feucher Meet To Discuss Joint Health Protocols

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Head of Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Eva Lista-de Weever and Interim Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs Patrice Gumbs together with President of the Collectivit of Saint Martin Daniel Gibbs attended a cooperation meeting held by Prfte Dlgue of Saint-Martin and Saint Barths Sylvie Feucher along with her Secretary-General Mikael Dore and Director of the Regional Health Agency (ARS) Valerie Denux to discuss matters of public health in regards to COVID-19.

During the meeting, Director of the ARS Denux and Head of CPS Lista-de Weever discussed the status of COVID-19 on both sides of the island Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Sep 2020 07:40 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On September 25th, 2020, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs raised the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) flag. On this commemorative day, the SDG flag is being raised throughout the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Government of St. Maarten remains committed to the Sustainable Development Goals agenda. This agenda serves as a tool for development for St. Maarten and the rest of the world. Furthermore, the SDG day is an opportunity to showcase and appreciate organizations and persons that contribute to the sustainable development of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Sep 2020 10:29 PM

2 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten –The Honorable Minister ofPublic Health Social Development and Labour (VSA)Richard Panneflek expressed hisdeepest sympathies to thefamily and friends ofthe person who succumbed toCovid-19. Hewishesthe familymuchstrengthduring their time of grief.

As of September 24th, there were two (2) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; unfortunately there was another death  recorded, bringing the total deaths to twenty- two (22) and the total active cases toseventy- nine (79). The total number of confirmed cases is now six hundred and eighteen (618). 

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring 74 people in home isolation Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Sep 2020 09:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Head of Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Eva Lista-de Weever, and Interim Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs Patrice Gumbs together with President of the Collectivit of Saint-Martin Daniel Gibbs attended a cooperation meeting held by Prfte Dlgue of Saint-Martin and Saint Barths Sylvie Feucher along with her Secretary-General Mikael Dore and Director of the Regional Health Agency (ARS) Valerie Denux to discuss matters of public health in regards to COVID-19.

During the meeting, Director of the ARS Denux and Head of CPS Lista-de Weever discussed the status of COVID-19 on both sides of the island Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Sep 2020 09:21 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The Honorable Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labour (VSA) Richard Panneflek expressed his deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the person who succumbed to Covid-19. He wishes the family much strength during their time of grief.

As of September 24th, there were two (2) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; unfortunately, there was another death recorded, bringing the total deaths to twenty- two (22) and the total active cases to seventy- nine (79) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Sep 2020 10:32 PM

22 Nuevos Casos Confirmados De Covid-19

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten El Honorable Ministro de Salud Pblica Social Desarrollo y Trabajo (VSA) Richard Panneflek expres su
ms sentido psame a la familia y amigos de la persona que hoy sucumbi a Covid-19. Dese mucha fuerza a la familia
durante su tiempo de duelo.

Al 23 de septiembre, haba veintids (22) personas que dieron positivo para COVID-19, hubo una recuperacin de cinco (5) personas; llevando el total de casos activos a setenta y ocho (78) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Sep 2020 10:25 PM

22 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The Honorable Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labour (VSA) Richard Panneflek expressed his deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the person who succumbed to Covid-19 today. He wished the family much strength during their time of bereavement.

As of September 23rd, there were twenty- two (22) persons who tested positive for COVID-19, there was a recovery of five (5) persons; bringing the total active cases to seventy- eight (78) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2020 09:16 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Honorable Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labour (VSA) Richard Panneflek expressed his deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the person who succumbed to Covid-19 today. He wished the family much strength during their time of bereavement. As of September 23rd, there were twenty- two (22) persons who tested positive for COVID-19, however, there was a recovery of five (5) persons; bringing the total active cases to seventy- eight (78).
The total number of confirmed cases is now six hundred and six (606). The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring 74 people in home isolation Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2020 08:55 PM

MARIGOT:--- The President of the Collectivity of Saint-Martin, Daniel Gibbs, participated this Wednesday, September 23, 2020, in the cooperation meeting organized in the prefecture, in the presence of the deputy Prefet Sylvie Feucher, the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten Silveria Jacobs, the director from the Regional Health Agency of Guadeloupe and the Northern Islands, Valrie Denux and their respective teams.
Competent in matters of public health, the State and Sint Maarten authorities discussed the establishment of joint health protocols for both parts of the island as part of the fight against the spread of Covid19 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2020 02:29 PM

(modification of the evaluation period with the information system of Public Health France)
Number of cases:
Saint-Martin: After the refinement of data from the SIDEP system of Public Health France, the number of new cases is 50. This brings the number of cumulative cases of coronavirus confirmed by PCR test (consolidated data) to 367
Saint-Barthlemy: The number of new cases among residents is 8. This brings the number of cumulative coronavirus cases confirmed by PCR testing (consolidated data) to 45
Healed:
Saint Martin: 273 people are no longer contaminants.
Saint Barthlemy: 25 people are no longer contaminants
Hospitalized and deceased:
The CH Louis-Constant Fleming is heavily mobilized for crisis management Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2020 11:25 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced on Wednesday that she will be meeting with the Prfet Dlgu on Wednesday afternoon with the staff of CPS. The meeting that was previously planned was deferred to today Wednesday to accommodate the Head of the ARS Valerie Denux who will be visiting St. Martin today and also be part of the meeting that is related to COVID-19.
Jacobs said the meeting on Wednesday will focus on a joint plan and a way forward for both sides to deal with COVID-19 moving forward.

In the meantime, the Prime Minister confirmed that St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2020 11:09 AM

~Government yield huge savings with cuts in phone bills.~

PHILIPSBURG:---Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion announced on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers press briefing that discussions with the Dutch Government regarding the funding for the SSRP and the conditions that the Dutch imposed on St. Maarten.
Irion said on Tuesday a meeting was held with the CFT and the government were informed that the cuts they made are not being recognized as cuts instead they must dig deep into the salaries of civil servants as requested by the Dutch Government Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Sep 2020 03:55 PM

~ Begonia investigation to take another stage.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Christopher Emmanuel is due to appear in court on Tuesday as the Prosecutors Office seeks permission from the appeals court to prosecute the re-elected Member of Parliament.
Emmanuel is a suspect in the Begonia investigation. The former Minister of VROMI was arrested on October 22nd, 2019 when his name was submitted for screening since he was a candidate Minister for the Jacobs 1 interim government Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Sep 2020 03:55 PM

~ Begonia investigation to take another stage, Case postponed to October 6th.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Christopher Emmanuel is due to appear in court on Tuesday as the Prosecutors Office seeks permission from the appeals court to prosecute the re-elected Member of Parliament.
Emmanuel is a suspect in the Begonia investigation Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Sep 2020 05:52 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On September 10th, 2020, members of the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunset joined club President, Elisia Lake, and gathered at the Government Administration Building for the presentation of 67 tablet computers to various public schools on the island. Rotary Sunset launched its tablet/computer donation drive in August with hopes to provide the much-needed computer devices to students who were unable to attend online classes.

 Supporting basic education and literacy is one of Rotarys primary areas of focus and Rotary Sunset strongly believes in the right to sound education for every child Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Sep 2020 03:41 PM

Rotary Sunset Supports Online Learning With Tablet Donations

Philipsburg,St.MaartenOn September 10th, 2020, members of the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunset joinedclubPresident, Elisia Lake,andgathered at the Government Administration Buildingfor the presentationof67tablet computers to various public schools on the island.Rotary Sunset launched its tablet / computer donation drive in Augustwithhopestoprovide themuch-neededcomputer devices to students who were unable to attend online classes.

Supporting basic education and literacy is one of Rotarys primary areas of focus and Rotary Sunset strongly believes in the right to a sound education for every child. The club has organized numerous projects to promote education and literacy with its annual Reading Slumber Fun, Read A Book A Day Free Little Libraries and TeachersAppreciation initiatives, among others Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Sep 2020 06:26 PM

9 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Honorable Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labour (VSA) Richard Panneflek expresses his deepest sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the latest person to succumb to Covid-19. He wishes the family much strength during their time of loss.

As of September 18th, there were nine (9) persons who tested positive for COVID-19, however, there was a recovery of 11 persons; reducing the total active cases to 66 Read more


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