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Sint Maarten to Host Third Ministerial Forum on School Safety in the Caribbean

By   /  June 27, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Sint Maarten to Host Third Ministerial Forum on School Safety in the Caribbean

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) will be hosting the Third Caribbean Safe School Initiative (CSSI) Ministerial Forum from June 28 ? 30, 2022. This event was originally planned for 2021, but due to developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, it had to be postponed, but in its place, a virtual pre-ministerial […]

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Youth Health Care Kicks Off its 5th Annual Breastfeeding Photo Contest

By   /  June 27, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Youth Health Care Kicks Off its 5th Annual Breastfeeding Photo Contest

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Youth Health Care from the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), this week kicks off its 5th Annual Breastfeeding Photo Contest. The contest is in connection with World Breastfeeding Week 2022.  The contest runs until August 4, 2022.  The theme is ?Step Up for Breastfeeding. Educate […]

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Department of Culture invites the community to learn the ?Ponum Dance? in prep for the Emancipation Day ?Diamond 26 Run For Freedom?

By   /  June 27, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Department of Culture invites the community to learn the ?Ponum Dance? in prep for the Emancipation Day ?Diamond 26 Run For Freedom?

In preparation for this year?s 159th Emancipation Day celebration on July 1st, the Department of Culture is inviting all interested citizens and persons residing on Sint Maarten to learn the Ponum Dance as part of the festivities that includes the reenactment of the ?Diamond 26 Run For Freedom.? The free Ponum Dance workshop will be […]

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CPS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Open June 30. Three days Available for Vaccines in the First Week of July

By   /  June 27, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on CPS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Open June 30. Three days Available for Vaccines in the First Week of July

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), would like to inform the public, that the CPS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic will only be open on Thursday, June 30 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM. During the first week of July 04 – 08, the CPS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic will resume a three-day […]

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ODM advises residents to monitor media for Waste Haulage Company Schedules for Pre-Hurricane Clean-Up

By   /  June 27, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on ODM advises residents to monitor media for Waste Haulage Company Schedules for Pre-Hurricane Clean-Up

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) is calling on residents to monitor the print media (Daily Herald) for the pre-hurricane clean-up schedules of Waste Haulage Companies. Hurricane forecasters have already indicated that the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will be a busy one. The Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) […]

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Successful closure 4e Vierlandenoverleg Volksgezondheid op Aruba

By   /  June 27, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Successful closure 4e Vierlandenoverleg Volksgezondheid op Aruba

New agreements for improving healthcare in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the Netherlands have worked together intensively to cope as well as possible with the COVID-19 pandemic in the Caribbean. These experiences in times of crisis have made it extra clear how important good cooperation is for improving health […]

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Minister Richardson urges visitors to respect immigration laws of St. Maarten

By   /  June 22, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson urges visitors to respect immigration laws of St. Maarten

~ Court of First Instance rules in favor of Minister of Justice ~ Philipsburg ? On Friday, June 17th, 2022, the Court of First Instance rendered its decision denying a request to suspend the decision of the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson regarding the detention and deportation of a woman of Venezuelan nationality […]

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Relief on Gas prices to go into effect tomorrow

By   /  June 22, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Relief on Gas prices to go into effect tomorrow

The Ministers of Finance, Justice, and the acting Minister of TEATT, Omar Ottley, would like to inform the public that the long-awaited relief on gas prices will go into effect on Tuesday June 21, 2022. The relief consists of a reduction in the import duty (formally referred to as excise tax in the price build […]

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CPS Calls on Men and Boys to Live healthier and active lives

By   /  June 22, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on CPS Calls on Men and Boys to Live healthier and active lives

The lack of physical activity is seen as a threat to one?s health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around the world, not enough people are active on a daily basis and are not getting enough exercise. Some of the consequences of inactivity are overweight or obesity. Physical activity is good for health and […]

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School Safety Youth Forum, a needed voice towards education resilience

By   /  June 22, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on School Safety Youth Forum, a needed voice towards education resilience

The Third Caribbean Safe School Initiative Ministerial Forum, which will be taking place in Sint Maarten from 28 to 30 June 2022, has recognized youth as a key partner in advancing resilience and reducing risk, and it seeks to encourage youth to collaborate in the identification of emerging issues. The 2022 Youth Forum under the […]

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