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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Jan 2024 11:45 PM

Project Announced To Extend Potable Water Production Plant

From left: EEASM Director General Sebastien Gallego, SAUR Antilles Director Nicolas Touzet, President Louis Mussington, EEASM President Raphal Sanchez, and SAUR St. Martin Director Mlissa Nicolas at the press conference. (Robert Luckock photo)

 

MARIGOT--Water Authority tablissement des Eaux et de lAssainissement de Saint-Martin (EEASM) held a press conference at its headquarters in Hope Estate on Friday to announce an extension to the present drinking water production plant in Galisbay that will be built and commissioned in 2027 to significantly improve capacity.

With a provisional budget of 21 million euros, the aim is to increase daily production from 8,000m3 to around 14,000m3, explained Collectivit president Louis Mussington in his preamble Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
21 Jan 2024 11:14 PM

Residents Angered By Blocked Beach Access At Anse Des Sables

President Louis Mussington (right) and Albert Blake (second right) look at the fence at Anse des Sables Residences, Sandy Ground, that was partly open on Saturday, as Cdrick Andr (left) talks to inhabitants. (Robert Luckock photo)


MARIGOT--Inhabitants of Sandy Ground have demanded a fence that has closed off beach acce Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Jan 2024 12:40 AM

Still Going Strong

Dorcille Barry Mitchell from Saint James celebrated her 106th birthday at home on Monday surrounded by family. She received many visitors and well-wishers during the day, including President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington, to celebrate this amazing milestone.

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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Dec 2023 10:19 AM

Crash Helmets Given To Youth In St. James

President Louis Mussington distributing helmets in St. James.

MARIGOT--Collectivit President Louis Mussington was in St. James, Wednesday, December 6, with Territorial Council Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Dec 2023 05:45 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  A historic collaboration was formalized today with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of St. Maarten and the Collectivit de Saint-Martin. Minister Omar Ottley representing the Council of Ministers and President Louis Mussington, representing the respective entities, sealed the agreement at the Government building.

The participants, recognizing the critical need for equitable and resilient solutions in providing community drinking water on Saint Martin, have affirmed their commitment to collaborate on a groundbreaking project Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Nov 2023 11:55 PM

Collectivit And Partners Sign Local Health Contract To 2025

Signing the Local Health Contract between partners Collectivit, Regional Health Agency ARS and Social Security Department CGSS).

MARIGOT--The Collectivit, Agence Rgionale de Sant (ARS) and Caisse Gnrale de Scurit Sociale (CGSS) have signed a Local Health Contract (Contrat Locale de Sant (CLS)) valid until 2025 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Nov 2023 11:09 AM

Gastronomy Village Opening, An Eagerly Awaited Festival Highlight

The Gastronomy Village on the waterfront is declared open on Friday with ribbon-cutting by festival patron Chef Patrick Jeffroy as Tourism Office President Valrie Damaseau (left), President Louis Mussington (centre) and Second Vice President Bernadette Davis (right) look on Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
04 Oct 2023 10:18 AM

Overseas Minister Vigier To Visit St. Martin Late October

Delegated Minister for French Overseas Territories Philippe Vigier (centre) with President Louis Mussington (right) and Fourth Vice President Michel Petit (left).

MARIGOT--President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington, who has been in Paris accompanied by Fourth Vice President Michel Petit for a meeting with the new French Minister of Overseas Territories Philippe Vigier, disclosed on the Collectivites Our News Facebook page that the Minister is likely to visit St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Sep 2023 11:12 AM

Education Budgets Disclosed At Back-To-School Press Conference

From left: Third Vice President Dominique Louisy, President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington and Territorial Councillor Martine Beldor, President of the Employment, Skills and Training Commission.

MARIGOT--Third Vice President of the Collectivit Dominique Louisy, in charge of Human Development and Citizenship, on Wednesday presented the budgets allocated to education Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Sep 2023 10:17 AM

Future Of Former Cultural Centre Discussed At Fq Public Meeting

The Cultural Centre, before Hurricane Irma in 2017. (Robert Luckock photo)

MARIGOT--President Louis Mussington and his elected colleagues, Vice Presidents Bernadette Davis and Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Jul 2023 11:46 PM

Delegation Will Visit Canada To Observe How Bilingualism Is Implemented There

The Evelina Halley troupe marches past the dignitaries. (Robert Luckock photo)

 

MARIGOT--President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington used his Bastille Day speech to talk on a number of subjects, ranging from education, construction projects, renovation of churches, a relief road from Galisbay to La Savane and a Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jul 2023 03:24 PM

Fake News On Social Media Ignited Protest In Sandy Ground Says Prefet.

MARIGOT:--- On Tuesday evening into early Wednesday morning violence broke out in Sandy Ground after a video was posted on social media and various WhatsApp groups implicating the Gendarmes in a motorcycle accident that injured a young man that was riding a scooter.
The video that was posted accused the gendarmes of running over the young man it also went on to state that the young rider was in a coma, all of which were false information. All of the false information posted on social media is the cause of the violence in Sandy Ground.
At a press conference on Wednesday, Prefet Vincent Berton said because of the false information he said that four vehicles were burned, three businesses vandalized, and two vehicles belonging to the Gendarmes were also damaged while a senior officer was also injured.
The rioting started in Spring, Concordia, where a number of gendarmes responded to the scene and began controlling scooters Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2023 03:54 PM

From left: President of Parliament Sidharth Bijlani, Janique Baly, Governor of St. Maarten Ajamu Baly, ECYS Minister Rodolphe Samuel, President of French Saint Martin Louis Mussington, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations and Digitalisation Alexandra van Huffelen.

PHILIPSBURG--Born Free was the theme of this years Emancipation Day event, the 160th anniversary of the Proclamation of the Abolishment of Slavery in 1863, across the Dutch Caribbean islands on Saturday, July 1.

The event commenced with an ecumenical service at Saints Simon and Jude Anglican Church, Back Street, in the morning, followed by a Freedom March on Boardwalk Boulevard to the Sports Park.

The beautiful ceremony was filled with performances and renditions of song, poetry and dance by local musicians, poets, dancers, singers and storytellers.

Performance by National Institute of Arts (NIA) dancers during the ceremony.

Symbol of freedom

In his speech, Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Rodolphe Samuel noted the day as a symbolic celebration of freedom Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Jul 2023 11:44 PM

Drinking Water Treatment Unit Inaugurated By Eeasm

MARIGOT--The water authority tablissement des Eaux et de lAssainissement EEASM and its President Raphal Sanchez inaugurated a new temporary mobile drinking water unit at the Galisbay water production plant on Friday.

This is the first step in the rehabilitation of the plant undertaken by EEASM and the Collectivit, which should enable production to be increased to meet the territory's needs while enabling safety work to be carried out at the plant. A detailed presentation on the mobile units technology and advanced features was given by a team of experts on site.

Sanchez was accompanied by Prfet Vincent Berton, new EEASM Director Sbastien Gallego and SAUR Saint-Martin Director Mlissa Nicolas.

This cutting-edge technology will enable us to meet our needs to minimise the water consumption of our territory as much as possible, said Sanchez in his speech Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
12 Jun 2023 10:33 AM

Maison De Saint-Martin Moves To New Address

President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington (left), Minister Delegate for Overseas France Jean-Francois Carenco (centre) and Dput for St. Martin and St. Barths Frantz Gumbs (right).Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 May 2023 12:04 AM

Jacobs: Treaty Signing A Catalyst To New Era Brimming With Possibilities

French Minister of the Interior Grald 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-Franois Carenco (left) and President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington (second left) look on Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 May 2023 08:35 PM

~ Working committee will be established to work on better cooperation.~

PHILIPSBURG/MARIGOT:--- Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Honorable Ms. Silveria Jacobs announces the successful conclusion of extensive discussions related to the border between Sint Maarten and Saint-Martin. The dialogues were aimed at fostering mutual understanding and cooperation and after diplomatic negotiations, an agreement was reached on a new treaty that will define the shared border on the island Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 May 2023 10:44 PM

Major Cyril Pallud Promoted To Commandant At Ceremony

Many firefighters received promotions or letters of congratulations at an official ceremony held at the La Savane Fire Station.


MARIGOT--An official ceremony to award stripes and helmets was recently organised at the fire station headquarters in La Savane in the presence of Prfet Vincent Berton, President of the Collectivit Louis Mussin Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Apr 2023 12:16 AM

President Louis Mussington In Paris For Meetings To Discuss Important Dossiers

President Louis Mussington with President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron (left) and Minister of Overseas Territories Jean-Franois Carenco (right) at Chteaux de Joux for the tribute to Toussaint LOuverture.


MARIGOT--President of the Collectivite Louis Mussington is currently in Paris where he is attending a series of meetings aimed at advancing St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Apr 2023 11:40 PM

Helmet Distribution Comes With Strong Message To Save Lives

President Louis Mussington presents a young man with a helmet, as Director of Cabinet Services at the Prfecture Julien Marie (second right) and Territorial Councillor Raphal Sanchez look on during the distribution in Sandy Ground Friday. (Robert Luckock photo)

 

MARIGOT--The Collectivit in conjunction with the Council for Security and Delinquency Prevention (Conseil Local de Scurit et de Prvention de la Dlinquance CLSPD) distributed free crash helmets to young people in Sandy Ground on Friday evening.

President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington, Second Vice-President Bernadette Davis, Territorial Councillors Martine Beldor and Raphal Sanchez were joined by the Prfectures Director of Cabinet Services Julien Marie to deliver to an assembled group of youngsters a strong message on safety and protection when riding two-wheelers.

Davis reminded that three deaths alone this year from two-wheeler accidents have plunged families into mourning.

You are the new generation; you have to contribute to the country and build it Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Apr 2023 11:05 AM

Prfet Vincent Berton, President Louis Mussington and Vice-Recteur Harry Christophe had the honour of laying the first stone to launch the College 900 construction. (Robert Luckock photo)

MARIGOT--Another symbolic first-stone-laying ceremony took place in La Savane on Monday afternoon for the future Collge 900 which replaces Soualiga Collge in Cul-de-Sac that was destroyed in Hurricane Irma in 2017.

The main principals, Prfet Dlgu Vincent Berton, President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington and Vice-Recteur Harry Christophe representing Guadeloupe Academy Recteur Christine Gangloff-Ziegler, were joined by Dput for St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
18 Apr 2023 12:41 AM

Mussington Team Marks Year In Office With Major Review

Winning team. Front row, left to right: Michel Petit, Bernadette Davis, Dominique Louisy, Valerie Fonrose, Annick Ptrus, Audrey Gil, Raphal Sanchez, Bernadette Venthou-Dumaine, Steven Cocks, Martine Beldor. Back row, left to right: Alain Richardson, Daniel Arnel, Valrie Damaseau, Louis Mussington Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Apr 2023 03:31 PM

Mussington Expresses Condolences To Langel Family For Their Sudden Loss

The late Louis Langel

MARIGOT--President of the Collectivit Louis Mussington expressed his condolences on Sunday to the family of Louis Langel who was killed during an accident at the Galisbay Port on Saturday.

"I was very saddened to learn of the death of Louis Langel during a handling operation to unload sand from a vessel in the port of Galisbay on Saturday evening, Mussington said in a statement Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Apr 2023 03:24 PM

President Of Fnsafer Welcomed To Collectivit

FNSAFER meeting for agriculture development in progress.

 MARIGOT--Fdration Nationale des Socits d'Amnagement Foncier et dtablissement Rural (FNSAFER) in Guadeloupe President Rodrigue Trfle was welcomed to the Collectivit on Tuesday, April 11, as part of implementation of an agreement made in March with the Collectivit.

At that time President Louis Mussington took advantage of the Paris Agricultural Show to sign an assistance agreement with FNSAFER with the aim of supporting local farmers in St Read more


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