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Ottley says airlift to reconvene between Dominican Republic and St. Maarten

By   /  August 3, 2022  /  Aviation, Government  /  Comments Off on Ottley says airlift to reconvene between Dominican Republic and St. Maarten

Aviation Authorities of the Dominican Republic and St. Maarten have resolved the issues affecting airlifts between the two countries following the intervention of Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT) Omar Ottley on Tuesday. Based on the resolution Ottley has given the approval for Director of St. Maarten Civil Aviation Authority Mr. […]

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Prime Minister tours PJIAE reconstruction project

By   /  August 3, 2022  /  Aviation, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister tours PJIAE reconstruction project

?Airport of the Future? loading The Honorable Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs, Silveria Jacobs participated in an invited tour which further apprised her of an update on the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project on August 2, 2022. Spearheading the walkthrough tour of the terminal building were members of the PJIAE Management Board, CEO, Brian […]

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Youth Health Care?s Role in Breastfeeding

By   /  August 3, 2022  /  Government, Health  /  Comments Off on Youth Health Care?s Role in Breastfeeding

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Youth Health Care (YHC) from the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (Ministry VSA), plays a very important role where youth health is concerned. This week YHC is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7). Exclusive breastfeeding for six months has many benefits for the infant and mother and […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs spearheads electoral reform survey

By   /  August 3, 2022  /  Government, Parliament, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs spearheads electoral reform survey

First steps taken in nation building movement The Ministry of General Affairs has been working diligently to provide framework for its new campaign on electoral reform. The project is a multipronged approach, including collecting data on public input, assessing information, and providing feedback for the people of Sint Maarten. As such, a survey was created […]

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Youth Health Care calls on Mothers, Pregnant Women to Sign Up for Mom to Mom SitChat Session

By   /  August 2, 2022  /  Government, Health  /  Comments Off on Youth Health Care calls on Mothers, Pregnant Women to Sign Up for Mom to Mom SitChat Session

In connection with World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2022 August 1-7, the Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Section Youth Health Care (YHC) is organizing a Mom to Mom Sit-n-Chat Session for Saturday, August 6 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Pasture Piece Sint Maarten, L.B. Scot Road #105. Pregnant women and experienced moms in breastfeeding, moms […]

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World Breastfeeding Week 2022: Step up for Breastfeeding

By   /  August 2, 2022  /  Government, Health  /  Comments Off on World Breastfeeding Week 2022: Step up for Breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week 2022 (WBW) kicks off globally from Monday, August 1 to 7 under the theme, ?Step up for Breastfeeding. Educate and Support.? Section Youth Health Care which falls under the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) is observing WBW-2022 by hosting a number of activities.  The first activity was the organization of free Lactation Consultations […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs announces TEATT Minister resignation

By   /  August 2, 2022  /  Economy, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs announces TEATT Minister resignation

Minister Roger Lawrence addresses the public PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten ? The Honourable Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs, Silveria E. Jacobs, on behalf of the Council of Ministers (COM), hereby makes known that the Honourable Roger A. Lawrence, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunication (TEATT), has resigned because of medical challenges. The […]

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Ottley allows flights to continue between Dominican Republic and St. Maarten until August 31st, 2022.

By   /  August 2, 2022  /  Aviation, Government, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on Ottley allows flights to continue between Dominican Republic and St. Maarten until August 31st, 2022.

One Monday August 1st, the community was astound by a letter that has been sent to the Dominican Republic by St. Maarten Civil Aviation Authority informing that all flights between the two countries will be canceled as of August 5th 2022. Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication, Omar Ottley found this short […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs wishes Estika and family much strength

By   /  August 2, 2022  /  Government, Social  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs wishes Estika and family much strength

Expresses outrage against brutal attack It was with profound concern that I heard of the brutal attack on Estika Halley. After reaching out to the family directly, I can express my outrage that a young woman, this young mother, is so savagely hurt because someone thought they were entitled to do this. She deserves much […]

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The Sint Maarten General Hospital records the largest pour in Sint Maarten?s history, totaling 120 cement trucks

By   /  August 2, 2022  /  Government, Hospitality  /  Comments Off on The Sint Maarten General Hospital records the largest pour in Sint Maarten?s history, totaling 120 cement trucks

On Friday July 29th, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, visited the Sint Maarten General Hospital (SMGH) project site to witness the largest pour in Sint Maarten’s history, which was 700 cubic meters. The historic pour of section 6 started at 3 pm and lasted 22 hours. The last update from the […]

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