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Source: SMN-News
08 Apr 2020 11:22 AM

~ SXM Working on getting assistance from CUBA. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Persons within the community that has COVID-19 related symptoms should not hesitate to contact CPS whether or not they have health insurance.
Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs in response to a question posed by SMN News during live Council of Minister's press briefing said that persons that call CPS are not asked about health insurance, she said that that this is a pandemic and government is shouldering the expenses for everyone that is infected.
So far, St Read more


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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: 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: 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: 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: SMN-News
04 Apr 2020 07:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has declared State of Emergency for the Southern side of the island. The national decree was signed off by Governor Eugene Holiday and the Prime Minster Silveria Jacobs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Apr 2020 07:44 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- St. Maarten was made aware that the Netherlands would be returning three of our detainees on March 28, 2020, who was transferred to the Netherlands due to the state that our prison was in after Hurricane Irma. During the discussions with the Netherlands concerning the transfer of the detainees, it quickly became evident that it was not possible for the detainees to remain in the Netherlands any longer.
Considering the limited resources that St. Maarten has, Prime Minister and Chair of the Emergency Operations Center EOC, Silveria Jacobs, made a strong plea to the Dutch Minister of Legal Protection Min Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Apr 2020 03:48 PM

4 Covid-19 Related Deaths On St. Maarten, Two Within One Day.

~ Isolation facility and beds secured, total shutdown pending~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The EOC on Dutch St. Maarten announced on Friday that four (4) COVID-19 patients have died, two of which passed on Friday morning, so far there are 23 confirmed cases, most of which are males that are being confined at home.

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and head of CPS Eva Lista De Weever have called on residents of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Apr 2020 08:32 PM

Due to Minister Dekker insisting that the detainees return to Sint Maarten, within the time frame that was set.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Recently, Sint Maarten was made aware that the Netherlands would within short, be returning three of our detainees who were transferred to the Netherlands due to the state that our prison was in after Hurricane Irma. During the discussions with the Netherlands concerning the transfer of the detainees, it quickly became evident that it was not possible for the detainees to remain in the Netherlands any longer Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Apr 2020 04:39 PM

Breaking News: Smmc Records Its First Covid-19 Related Death.

~ A total shutdown needed in order for St. Maarten to manage this pandemic.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- St. Maarten has recorded its second COVID-19 related death. The first victim died at home while the second died at the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC). SMN News understands that a COVID-19 patient passed away just after 3 pm on Thursday. Sources say the patient is a 47-year-old male had lived in Cole Bay where he operated a bar. 

 News learned that the fact the patient was not able to have visitors due to the restrictions in place, some staff members at SMMC were visibly shaken Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Apr 2020 04:12 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prime Minister and Chair of EOC, Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, instructed all schools on the island to be closed to students and the general public as of March 18, 2020.
As a result of the closure, most schools turned over to digital/online educational platforms to continue the learning process for their students Read more


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Source: SMN-News
01 Apr 2020 04:53 PM

Mps Fire Questions About The Functioning Of Pjiae.

 PHILIPSBURG: --- Members of Parliament fired several questions at the Prime Minister and Management of the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) on Wednesday.
Management of PJIAE shared their plan with parliament on the plans they have in place for the continued reconstruction of the PJIAE terminal building.
MP Christophe Emmanuel questioned whether management is really waiting on government to provide a letter before the World Bank releases funds to them. He asked if the World Bank or the European Investment Bank released any funds prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emmanuel said he wants to know if PJIAE or the World Bank is waiting on any letter or if they are busy renegotiating with COGAN in order to grant the Schiphol Group the Project Management of PJIAE.
Emmanuel said he wants the Chief Executive Officer Brian Mingo to tell parliament if these renegotiations are taking place and if not he should explain to parliament why he along with a representative from the Schiphol Group traveled to Texas in February 2020 and if they did he also wants Mingo to inform parliament about the purpose of that meeting.
Other MPs also questioned the management team about the plans they have in place for other businesses that do business at PJIAE Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Mar 2020 04:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs with Prefette Sylvie Feucher held a press conference on Sunday afternoon where they announced that special measures are going into effect on March 30th, 2020. 

Feucher and Jacobs have decided to put stricter controls at the border whereby only persons crossing over on either side for work or medical will be allowed to cross the border.  Jacobs said the Dutch side will now have attestations in the English Language for persons to circulate on the public roads while the French side will have it in the French language Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Mar 2020 11:56 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On, Saturday, March 28, 2020, Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs held a meeting with the members and stakeholders of ESF 6 which was led by Public Health. In this meeting, representatives of the St. Maarten Medical Centre SMMC, the Ambulance Department, and General Practitioners (GPs) were present. ESF 6 Coordinator/Acting Secretary-General and Head of the Public Health Department Fenna Arnell as well as Collective Prevention Services (CPS) were also present Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Mar 2020 09:22 PM

Prime-Minister, Ministers,

On January 9, 2020, the people of Sint Maarten went to the polls and elected a new group of parliamentarians. In doing so creating the basis for the formation of a new government.
On January 16, 2020, based on the results of the elections, I named Ms. Silveria Jacobs as formateur to form a new government Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Mar 2020 11:42 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Saturday, March 28th, there are two (2) charter flights that are scheduled to land at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) to repatriate passengers to their home countries. Both requests for landing were submitted to the Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs, whereby an official approval was established.

The Government of Aruba requested a charter flight to repatriate Aruban nationals currently which are in St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Mar 2020 04:18 PM

Harbour View:--- On March 26, 2020, His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E.B. Holiday received the updated final report from formateur S. Jacobs.

The formateur has accepted the commission to form a new government that has the support of a broad majority in Parliament comprised of the NA-fraction and the UP-fraction. The new government consists of Ministers who are committed to the promotion of the wellbeing of Sint Maarten, who will amongst others give priority to concluding the legislation regarding the combating of money laundering and financing of terrorism, including the penal procedure code, the development of initiatives aimed at the sustainable social-economic recovery of Sint Maarten including the execution of the agreements made with The Netherlands and the World Bank, realizing sustainable government finances, including the completion of the 2020 budget, the safety and security of Sint Maarten by investing in the strengthening of the law and order services, the improvement of our environment with an emphasis on realizing sustainable waste management solutions, and the amending of the electoral laws Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Mar 2020 12:35 PM

PHILIPSBURG/ MARIGOT:--- The Gendarmes and members of the Police Force (KPSM) are busy conducting a road control at the Bellevue border as announced by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.
Police Spokesman Inspector Joe Josepha said that borders are not blocked but the controls are aimed at keeping people off the road and in their homes as the island is fighting to combat the COIVID-19 virus Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2020 07:11 PM

Exclusive: ProsecutorS Office Delays Swearing In Of Omar Ottley.

~Swearing imminent is their class justice at the Prosecutors Office.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Reliable information reaching SMN News states that the incoming Minister of VSA Omar Ottley may have to wait a bit longer than usual to be sworn in as Minister of VSA, while the other Ministers forming the National Alliance and United Peoples Party coalition may take office anytime soon Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2020 07:17 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs visited PJIA on March 25th, to accept the donation of 5000 medical masks on behalf of the Government of St. Maarten. The donated masks are to be used by the Medical Professionals on St. Maarten who are on the frontlines of the battle to block the spread of COVID-19 and care for our patients.

On Monday, Royal Dutch Airlines KLM transported 8,000 masks to St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2020 07:07 AM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- The Prime Minister Hon. Silveria Jacobs chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Monday, March 23, met with Prefet of Saint-Barthelemy and Saint-Martin Sylvie Feucher, as part of their weekly COVID-19 consultations.

Jacobs was informed about the latest COVID-19 preparedness and response actions taking place on French Saint-Martin, and the Prefet also received an update about Sint Maartens preparedness, response and mitigation measures Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Mar 2020 03:24 PM

PHILIPSBURG/ MARIGOT:--- The numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is rising on the island. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced on Wednesday that there is an additional confirmed case of the COVID-19. She said the latest victim is a student who returned from New York. This makes the number of confirmed cases on the Dutch side to 3.
On the French side, the numbers of confirmed cases are increasing, on Wednesday there are 3 new cases while there were 11 confirmed cases earlier in the week Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Mar 2020 07:22 AM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---Prime Minister Hon. Silveria Jacobs has sent a letter to the business community as Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) encouraging the business community to observe and implement preventative measures such as employees and customers keeping a healthy distance between each other social distancing in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Mar 2020 07:21 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Prime Minister Hon. Silveria Jacobs chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Tuesday, March 24 took the decision to no longer allow vessels in the Simpson Bay Lagoon to continue to conduct fuel bunkering and provisioning activities as of midnight Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

 The aforementioned can only take place where the vessel is already docked at a facility that provides such at a marina or docking location.

 It was brought to the attention of the EOC on Tuesday that procedures were not being followed in accordance to the directives that were stated before in order to protect the external borders of the country. 

 Due to the non-compliance, vessels who require fuel bunkering and food provisioning will have to do this at Port St Read more


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