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Source: SMN-News
07 Apr 2020 08:18 PM

~hotspots identified, CPS will conduct intense screening.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- St. Maarten has recorded 8 deaths related to COVID-19 announced Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on Tuesday evening. Jacobs said two persons who died some days ago was added to the list now because, in the beginning, it was not clear what caused the two-person death because they had underlying health conditions Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Apr 2020 04:00 AM

More Than 1,000 Requests For Emergency Waivers Submitted

Minister Panneflek

PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Police Force KPSM has been inundated with requests for emergency waivers to move around during the 24-hour curfew and more than 1,000 requests have been submitted, said Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs on Monday evening.

Persons not in possession of a disaster pass can apply for an emergency waiver so that they can move around on the Dutch-side during the curfew Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Apr 2020 02:44 AM

General Practitioners Offices To Remain Open

Prime Minster Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC (Emergency Operations Center) Silveria Jaobs says she will permit General Practitioners (GP) offices to remain open.

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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Apr 2020 02:36 AM

Supermarkets, Food SuppliersAllowed To Make Deliveries To Clients From Tuesday

PM Silveria Jacobs.

PHILIPSBURG--Residents who require urgently needed items will be able to place an order to their neighborhood supermarket as of Tuesday and that order will be delivered to their residence with payment being made with as little contact as possible. The list of numbers, What'sApp numbers and email addresses where Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Apr 2020 01:19 AM

Collectivit Updates On Public Works Projects And Services

Screen grab from the Collectivits Facebook page.

MARIGOTPresident Daniel Gibbs and First Vice-President Valrie Damaseau delivered the first of their weekly addresses via the Facebook page of the Collectivit on Monday to update the population.

Since the beginning of March, an emergency operation has been set up within the administration Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
06 Apr 2020 10:26 PM

Algunos Supermercados Y Proveedores De Alimentos Autorizados Podrn Hacer Entregas A Clientes A Partir Del Martes

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Los residentes que requieran artculos que se necesitan con urgencia podrn realizar un pedido en el supermercado de su vecindario a partir del martes y ese pedido se entregar en su residencia con el pago realizado con el menor contacto posible. El Departamento de Comunicaciones (DCOMM) publicar prximamente la lista de nmeros, los nmeros de aplicaciones y las direcciones de correo electrnico donde se pueden realizar los pedidos.

  La primera ministra y presidenta del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE) Silveria Jacobs hizo el anuncio en un discurso nacional el lunes por la noche.

 Despus de una videoconferencia con supermercados y proveedores de alimentos el lunes, Jacobs dijo que se decidi que a todos los proveedores de alimentos se les permitir hacer entregas a partir del martes 7 de abril a los clientes, incluidas las tiendas de comestibles ms pequeas, a French St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Apr 2020 08:34 PM

Pfp Questions Jacobs On Abrupt Nature Of Total Lockdown

PFP MP RaeyhonPeterson.

PHILIPSBURG--Party For Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson, submitted what they called pressing questions to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on the abrupt nature of the decision to place the country under a 24 hour curfew and lockdown for two weeks.

PFP said in a press release that the news of the total lockdown, while rumored since Friday on social media, came as an abrupt shock for many Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Apr 2020 08:03 PM

St. Maarten Requests Naf. 254 Million In Assistance From Netherlands

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten has requested NAf. 254 million in assistance from the Netherlands to help cover its relief package for the first threemonths.Finance Minister Ardwell Irion and his team, with information and recommendations gathered by the Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) and their relevant teams and task forces, prepared a Suppo Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 Apr 2020 07:58 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Supermarkets on the south side of the island will open only to conduct delivery to their clients, on the French side and the BES islands. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs made the announcement on Monday afternoon.
Jacobs made clear that that the supermarkets will not all be opened to the public; clients can make orders for essential items and not luxury items by emails or WhatsApp number that will be later published Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
06 Apr 2020 05:24 PM

Tzu Chi Donates Masks To Critical Organizations

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – In an effort to help protect front line workers and vulnerable groups against the highly infectious coronavirus COVID-19 disease, the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation has donated a number of masks to a number of critical organizations for the added protection of their workers and clients.

In recent days, a large quantity of masks was donated to representatives of the St. Maarten Police Force, Pointe Blanche Prison, Miss Lalie Center Youth Detention Facility, Home Away from Home Taking Care of the Elderly Foundation, Hope Estate Recreational Center for the elderly, Hurricane Irma Integration Shelter as well as to individual volunteers and community leaders, who are constantly out assisting persons in the community.

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Source: SMN-News
06 Apr 2020 02:26 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In an effort to help protect front line workers and vulnerable groups against the highly infectious coronavirus COVID-19 disease, the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation has donated a number of masks to a number of critical organizations for the added protection of their workers and clients.

In recent days, a large quantity of masks was donated to representatives of the St. Maarten Police Force, Pointe Blanche Prison, Miss Lalie Center Youth Detention Facility, Home Away from Home Taking Care of the Elderly Foundation, Hope Estate Recreational Center for the elderly, Hurricane Irma Integration Shelter as well as to individual volunteers and community leaders, who are constantly out assisting persons in the community Read more


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SRP
Source: SMN-News
06 Apr 2020 06:46 AM

254 Million Stimulus And Relief Aid.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Economies across the world have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and St. Maarten is no exception. The necessary measures of closing the borders in order to control the spread of the virus have resulted in a practical halt of all economic activities on the island. The foremost affected are all economic activities that are directly related to tourism; the so-called frontline or first tier. Depending on the source and what is considered directly related, indirect and induced, tourism accounts for 50 - 80 % of the GDP of St Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Apr 2020 01:02 AM

We Need Real Relief

I started writing this article on Thursday March 27 but did not send it for publication because I was waiting on the response from the Dutch government on St. Maartens request for legal aid. Article 36 of the Charter.

I want to again congratulate our government and all relevant stakeholders, especially those on the front line such as our healthcare workers, law enforcement, firefighters, civil servants, garbage collectors, the cleaning companies and everyone who is making a combined and concerted effort to combat this dangerous outbreak that has already taken the lives of many and unfortunately is on track to take more lives.

How can I forget the security guards, cashiers at Supermarkets and countless other persons who we dont know, we cannot thank them enough for the courage being displayed at this difficult time Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Apr 2020 12:44 AM

254 Million For First 3 Months In Financial Aid

PHILIPSBURG Economies across the world have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and St. Maarten is no exception. The necessary measures of closing the borders in order to control the spread of the virus has resulted in a practical halt of all economic activities on the island. The foremost effected are all economic activities that are directly related to tourism; the so called frontline or first tier. Depending on the source and what is considered directly related, indirect and induced, tourism accounts for 50 – 80 % of the GDP of St Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Apr 2020 12:36 AM

Ministers & Parliamentarians Agree To Salary Reduction In Solidarity Initiative

Liquidity support 2019 becoming a reality

PHILIPSBURG Current and previous Ministers back initiative to support island recovery with a ten percent salary cut.The Minister of Finance, Ardwell Irion sought and received the support from his colleagues in both the Parliament of St. Maarten and the Council of Ministers.

The Minister of Finance presented his colleagues with the initiative as far back at February, that expressed solidarity with the people of St Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Apr 2020 12:32 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs & Smmc Receives Medical Equipment From The Netherlands For St. Maarten

Philipsburg St. Maarten is now the recipient of the much-needed medical equipment sent this morning on the Military C 17 aircraft, from the Netherlands at approximately 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 5, 2020, to SXM Airport. The equipment was received by a delegation consisting of Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Dr. Felix Holiday representing St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Apr 2020 10:16 PM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs & Smmc Receives Medical Equipment From The Netherlands For St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten St. Maarten is now the recipient of the much-needed medical equipment sent this morning on the Military C 17 aircraft, from the Netherlands at approximately 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 5, 2020, to SXM Airport. The equipment was received by a delegation consisting of Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Dr Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Apr 2020 09:49 PM

Two Border Crossings Closed, Limited Movement At Others

The Gendarmerie and the St. Maarten Police Force KPSM manning the Bellevue/Cole Bay border on Sunday. Photo by Aline Choisy via Facebook.

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs announced in a press conference on Sunday that border crossings during the 24-hour curfew will only be allowed for essential and emergency workers and only at the Bellevue/Cole Bay border and at the Belvedere/French Quarter border Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Apr 2020 09:36 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- St. Maarten is now the recipient of the much-needed medical equipment sent this morning on the Military C 17 aircraft, from the Netherlands at approximately 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 5, 2020, to SXM Airport. The equipment was received by a delegation consisting of Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Dr. Felix Holiday representing St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Apr 2020 08:54 PM

Ministers & Parliamentarians Agree To Salary Reduction In Solidarity Initiative

Liquidity support 2019 becoming a reality

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Current and previous Ministers back initiative to support island recovery with a ten percent salary cut. The Minister of Finance, Ardwell Irion sought and received the support from his colleagues in both the Parliament of St. Maarten and the Council of Ministers.

The Minister of Finance presented his colleagues with the initiative as far back at February, that expressed solidarity with the people of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Apr 2020 08:28 PM

~Liquidity support 2019 becoming a reality.~

PHILIPSBURG Current and previous Ministers back initiative to support island recovery with a ten percent salary cut. The Minister of Finance, Ardwell Irion sought and received the support from his colleagues in both the Parliament of St. Maarten and the Council of Ministers.
The Minister of Finance presented his colleagues with the initiative as far back at February, that expressed solidarity with the people of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Apr 2020 02:43 PM

PHILIPSBURG/ MARIGOT:--- The French side represented by Prefet Sylvie Feucher, President Daniel Gibbs and Commandant of the Gendarmerie Stephan Basso confirmed during a live press conference on Sunday with Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs that the French side of the island has decided to respect the decision of the Prime Minister of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Apr 2020 01:14 AM

State Of Emergency Called, Two-Week Shutdown To Start Midnight Tonight

On Saturday, many persons flocked to buy last-minute supplies and groceries in anticipation of the shutdown.


~ Community spread has started ~

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs declared a state of emergency on Saturday evening in response to the growing spread of coronavirus COVID-19 in the country Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
04 Apr 2020 08:31 PM

De Weever: St. Maarten Faces Greatest Economic Challenge Yet

TEATT Minister Ludmila de Weever.


PHILIPSBURG--Recently sworn in Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT) Ludmila de WeeverRead more


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