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02 Jul 2020 11:36 PM

Racism And Bigotry In St. Maarten Are Unacceptable Mp Heyliger-Marten Requests Formal Position Of Bar Association

PHILIPSBURG”The fact that Mr. Hatzmann sees the people of Sint Maarten as little village people proves that he is part of the bigger problem” said United People’s Party Faction Leader in Parliament, the honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten Wednesday evening.

She urgently calls on the St. Maarten Bar Association to state its formal position on Mr Read more


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27 Jun 2020 11:35 AM

El Consejo De Ministros Se Rene Con Wiclu Para Aclarar Las Condiciones De Reduccin De Costos.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs pidi una reunin urgente con el Consejo de Ministros y el Sindicato de Trabajo Colectivo de las Islas de Barlovento (WICLU). Se solicit a la reunin que proporcionara claridad y respondiera cualquier pregunta pendiente a los sindicatos. Esta reunin tambin sirvi para informar al Consejo de Ministros sobre las manifestaciones en proceso a fin de garantizar la colaboracin en inters de todas las personas de St Read more


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27 Jun 2020 08:27 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Concerned About New Entity Being Proposed

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten A four-country consultation between the Netherlands, Curacao, Aruba, and St. Maartennwas held on Thursday, June 25, 2020, with the main agenda point being the new entity proposed by
the Netherlands as a condition for the 3rd Tranche of COVID-19 liquidity support. Documentation for said entity, however, remains pending.

The new entity formed a part of the take it or leave it proposal made on May 12, 2020, and confirmed in the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting on May 15, 2020, in order for the Caribbean countries within the Dutch Kingdom to receive liquidity support.

Since the conditions were accepted, insofar as it does not violate local, kingdom, or international laws, information on this new entity has to date, not been forthcoming, despite the numerous consultations with the Netherlands Read more


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25 Jun 2020 10:16 PM

The Council Of Ministers Meets With The Wiclu To Clarify The Cost-Cutting Conditions

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs called for an urgent meeting with the Council of Ministers and the Windward Islands Collective Labor Union (WICLU). The meeting was requested to provide clarity and answer any outstanding questions to the unions. This meeting also served to inform the Council of Ministers regarding the ongoing manifestations in order to ensure collaboration in the interest of all the people of St Read more


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25 Jun 2020 04:57 PM

Council Of Ministers Commends Unity Among Unions

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The Government of St. Maarten has been informed of a series of manifestations that have been ongoing this week. Permission for these manifestations was requested and they have been granted. The government was also informed concerning the willingness of union members to partake
in these meetings and manifestations. During the past two days, Prime Minister Jacobs responded to two emails received in relation to the manifestations, including requesting a meeting to follow up and clarify any pending questions.

Prime Minister Jacobs commends the unity being displayed by the workers across the board Read more


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23 Jun 2020 11:23 PM

La Primera Ministra Jacob Espera La Reestructuracin Del Ser.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La Primera Ministra y Ministra de Asuntos Generales, Silveria Jacobs, actualiza al pblico en general para hoy, lunes 22 de junio del 2020, como parte del proceso para mantener informada a la comunidad de Sint Maarten sobre los ltimos acontecimientos relacionados con el Consejo Econmico Social (SER) .

El 10 de octubre del 2010, la ordenanza nacional del Consejo Econmico Social AB 2010 GT Read more


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22 Jun 2020 11:34 PM

Prime Ministerjacobs Awaiting Ser Restructure.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs hereby updates the general public for today, Monday, June 22nd, 2020,as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments concerning the Social Economic Council (SER).

On October 10th, 2010, the National ordinance of the Social Economic Council AB 2010 GT Read more


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21 Jun 2020 04:11 PM

Will Parliament And Government Allow Dutch Takeover Of The Prison?

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Monday, June 22, 2020 at 7:00 am, Sint Maarten time, Chris van Dam, Member of the Dutch Second Chamber, will be presenting a motion to the Second Chamber in which he is requesting the Dutch Government to establish that the prison system of Sint Maarten be taken over completely by the Kingdom Council of Ministers for a period of five (5) years at the expense of Country Sint Maarten.

Mr. van Dam sent a copy of this motion to our Members of Parliament with a letter explaining his reasons for submitting it Read more


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18 Jun 2020 03:20 PM

Pm Jacobs Demands Respect Of State Secretary Knops

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – In the Council of Ministers Press Briefing held on Wednesday June 17th, the Honorable Prime Minister Jacobs recounted the virtual meeting that she and the Minister of Finance had with State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations, drs. Raymond Knops. The word that caught my attention during the Prime Ministers report was the word respect, because she used it several times during her talk Read more


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18 Jun 2020 06:34 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Sends Letter To Prime Minister Mark Rutte

Philipsburg On May 16th, 2020 State Secretary Knops held and chaired a meeting regarding several urgent matters, including the conditions for further liquidity support from the Kingdom Council. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion were in attendance Read more


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16 Jun 2020 10:05 PM

Supervisory Board Of Directors Telemgroup Request Shareholders Meeting With The Council Of Ministers


PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Supervisory Board of Directors of the TelemGroup of Companies has recently requested a shareholders meeting with the Council of Ministers; specifically, with the Shareholder Representative and Prime Minister, Ms. Silveria Jacobs. The purpose is to discuss pending matters from the previous sitting government, with specific attention to the current situations brewing at the Telem group of companies.

The Supervisory Board in its communication to the government provided a proposed agenda which includes among other topics, the appointment of a fifth board member, a spot that had to be filled since the removal of Mr Read more


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13 Jun 2020 10:56 AM

Sint MaartenS Prime Minister Jacobs Profiled In Indian Publication When Women Lead, The Virus Loses

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) MiD-DAY.com is a publication out of Mumbai, India, that is a part of Jagran Prakashan Ltd (JPL) described as India’s leading media and communications group with its interests spanning across Print, Mobile and Online that covers all of India as its footprint and is arguably amongst one of the largest media conglomerates in India.

On June 9, 2020, a story under the title, When Women Lead, The Virus Loses, What do Taiwan, New Zealand, Iceland, Finland, Germany, and Kerala have in common? Low COVID-19 death rates and women in charge.  The story written by C.Y Read more


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09 Jun 2020 11:08 PM

Mp Heyliger-Marten Calls Pm Jacobs To Parliament On The Subject Of Decolonization

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Prime Minister, the honourable Silveria Jacobs, will have to say whether the
Government of St. Maarten is prepared for the process of finalizing decolonization and assuming more autonomy to govern when she appears before parliament soon.

She has been requested to answer questions on decolonization by Faction Leader in Parliament for the United People’s Party the Honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten Read more


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05 Jun 2020 07:33 AM

Prison And House Of Detention Resumes In-Person Visitation

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Ministry of Justice would hereby like to inform the general public that visitation at the Point Blanche Prison and House of Detention has resumed today June 4th, 2020.

Physical visitations were suspended on March 18th, 2020, due to the measures imposed by the Prime Minister the Honorable Silveria Jacobs in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.

While physical, in-person visitations were suspended, inmates had the opportunity to utilize web portals to
communicate with their families and lawyers on a weekly basis.
The Ministry of Justice and the Prison and House of Detention’s main priority is the health and well-being of the inmates and their staff, therefore all necessary precautions have been put in place to maintain the guidelines recommended by the Government of Sint Maarten, Collective Prevention Services, and the World Health Organization.

The adjusted measures are as follows:
All persons accessing the prison grounds must first wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water before entering.
A mask will be provided to Prison staff only upon entry Read more


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31 May 2020 07:47 PM

Prime Minister Jacobs Issues National 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Message

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) On the eve of the start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) issued her national message to the nation.

My Fellow Sint Maarteners, Another hurricane season is before us. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season traditionally begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th Read more


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30 May 2020 05:07 PM

Government Of St. Maarten Hosts Frontline Heroes Appreciation Tour

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The government of St. Maarten held their Frontline Heroes Appreciation Tour today, May 29, 2020. Members of the Council of Ministers visited various entities that ensured the people of St. Maarten were kept safe at home. These courageous persons provided the emergency and essential services that has been needed from the onset of the COVID-19 period and activation of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). At each location, the respective Minister, under which these entities fall, gave words of thanks for their commitments in ensuring that the government could mitigate and contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

The Ministers, accompanied by children who aspire to be in these various professions also presented them with a certificate of appreciation Read more


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26 May 2020 05:31 AM

Prime Minister & Chair Of The Eoc Silveria JacobsUpdates On Covid-19 Developments May 25, 2020

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Prime Minister and Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs hereby updates the general public for today, Monday,May25, 2020,as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments and the Governments COVID-19 containment, mitigation and response measures.

Based on the latest available data provided by Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Epidemiologist Dr Read more


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23 May 2020 11:12 PM

Council Of Ministers Dialogue On Dutch Loan Conditions With Unions

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Late Friday afternoon into evening, May 22, 2020, the Council of Ministers met with the unified unions of St. Maarten in order to clarify the proposal made by the Dutch Government and
approved by the Kingdom Council on May 15, 2020, related to the much-publicized 12.5% personnel cost-cutting condition and other conditions within the Dutch COVID-19 support proposal which will negatively affect civil servants. The unions represented workers in the private and public sectors namely, WITU, WICSU-PSU, ABVO-SXM, NAPB Read more


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20 May 2020 09:42 PM

Council Of Ministers To Deliberate Dutch Proposal For Financial Assistance With Parliament

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The Council of Minister of St. Maarten has received a proposal from the Kingdom Council of Ministers on the liquidity support for St. Maarten to be able to carry out the Sint Maarten Stimulus and Relief Plan (SSRP).

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra and State Secretary Raymond Knops, in a hastily called meeting with the Prime Ministers of the Dutch Caribbean via video conference, verbally outlined the intentions of the Netherlands to assist the countries in this time of crisis and beyond Read more


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17 May 2020 06:14 PM

La Ministra De Justicia Juramenta La Asistencia Holandesa De Aplicacin De La Ley De Los Pases Bajos

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La Honorable Ministra de Justicia Anna E. Richardson, dio la bienvenida y juramento en una serie de oficiales de Royal Marechaussee, oficiales de polica y marines holandeses reales que llegaron el 27 de abril del 2020 desde Holanda. y estarn aqu en St. Maarten hasta agosto del 2020. Todos haban sido chequeados por el COVID-19 antes de su partida de los Pases Bajos y nuevamente una vez que llegaron a Sint Maarten.

La solicitud de asistencia militar se realiz para garantizar que se mantenga el orden pblico y la seguridad pblica Read more


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17 May 2020 01:56 AM

Council Of Ministers Agree To Cease Border Controls For St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten After deliberation in the Council of Ministers’ meeting on Friday, May 15, 2020, it was decided that based on the efforts of the government to properly contain the virus, leading to a decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases on the both sides, as well as the bonds that exist between the people, it is no longer necessary to maintain the border controls and restrictions of movement between the two sides.

As of Sunday morning, which is a non-movement day, the Dutch Police Force will no longer control the internal borders of St Read more


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15 May 2020 08:41 AM

Prime Minister & Chair Of The Eoc Silveria JacobsUpdates On Covid-19 Developments May 14, 2020

Prime Minister and Chair of theEmergency Operations Center (EOC)Silveria Jacobs hereby updates the general public fortoday, Thursday,May14, 2020,as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments and the Governments COVID-19 containment, mitigation and response measures.

Based on the latest available data provided by Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Epidemiologist Eva Lista-de Weever, for today, May 14, 2020, as of 4:00 PM, there have been no new reported COVID-19 confirmed cases. The data does, however, show an increase of one more person in self-quarantine and two more persons in self-isolation. The number of persons with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 currently hospitalized at the Mobile Medical Pavilion has decreased to two patients Read more


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15 May 2020 05:59 AM

Cost Cutting Measures Discussed With Unions Government Awaiting Further Feedback From Ccsu

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Wednesday, May 13th, the Council of Ministers met with the unions for a second time, to discuss the proposed cost-cutting measures for Government. Some of these suggestions directly influence Civil Servants, thus deeming it necessary to discuss these measures with the spokespersons of the Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU). This was the second meeting held with the Unions to discuss cost-cutting measures. During the first meeting, Government made the following proposal: cut its own salary by another 5% which is a total 20% cut 10% off salaries over NA 8,000 Cut of vacation pay 2020 off salaries over NA 4000 Also included in the proposal is freezing or postponement of bonuses etc.


None of the proposed cost-cutting measures would apply to anyone making under NA 4.000, -, which the Minister of Finance stressed in his opening remarks during the press briefing earlier that Wednesday Read more


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08 May 2020 05:21 AM

Prime Minister & Chair Of The Eoc Silveria JacobsUpdates On Covid-19 Developments

Prime Minister and Chair of theEmergency Operations Center (EOC)Silveria Jacobs hereby updates the general public fortoday, Thursday,May7, 2020,as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments and the Governments COVID-19 containment, mitigation and response measures.

Based on the latest available data provided by Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Epidemiologist Eva Lista-de Weever, for today, May 7, 2020, as of 4:00 PM, there have been no new reported COVID-19 confirmed cases. The data does, however, show a decrease in active cases by 2, which relates to 2 more persons who have recovered. Furthermore, CPS updates that all patients who were isolated at the governments isolation facility have recovered and have returned home. CPS continues its community outreach, and will continue to test, and do contact tracing as needed to ensure that the virus is contained.  

The measures undertaken are having the desired effect. However, anyone identifying with flu-like symptoms should immediately contact their doctor or CPS at 914 as soon as possible Read more


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