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Minister of Justice Richardson visits Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School and reviews Safety & Security

By   /  January 18, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice Richardson visits Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School and reviews Safety & Security

Minister of Justice Hon. Ana Richardson visited the Asha Stevens Hillside Christian Schools on Friday, January 14. ?After receiving an email and invitation on Thursday, January 13th, from the Executive Assistant at the Asha Stevens Hillside Christian Schools to witness an alarming practice that the school is seeking assistance with, I opted not to delay […]

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Minister of Justice Tours Ministry and Introduces Course Coordinator

By   /  January 18, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice Tours Ministry and Introduces Course Coordinator

On Monday, January 17th, 2022, the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson toured the agencies of the Ministry accompanied by the newly instated Course Coordinator, Ms. Miralda Martina and support staff. Since taking office, Minister Richardson took note of the grievances of many frustrated staff members who expressed that they lacked the completion of […]

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Pfizer Vaccines approved for Kids on St. Maarten

By   /  January 12, 2022  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Pfizer Vaccines approved for Kids on St. Maarten

The Pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine is now available to all children on the island. Children ages 5-11 are eligible to take two doses of the vaccine 21 days apart. Parents, please register your child to take the vaccine via this link below. Once registered, the child will be invited for an appointment to come in […]

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Minister of Justice signs contract with new Electronic Monitoring provider

By   /  January 12, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice signs contract with new Electronic Monitoring provider

On Monday, January 10, 2022, the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson signed a three-year contract with a new Electronic Monitoring (EM) provider company named Buddi Ltd. Buddi Ltd. is a company based in the United Kingdom, with extensive experience around the globe in the field of EM equipment (ankle bracelets) and monitoring software. […]

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Nightlife business hours to scale back to 11 pm

By   /  January 12, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Nightlife business hours to scale back to 11 pm

?The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley informs the public, that in accordance with his COVID-19 phased approach for the night life; business hours will be scaled back to 11 pm. The phased approach is based on the hospital’s occupancy rate and capacity, to avoid a possible collapse of our health […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs sends formal congratulatory message to Mark Rutte

By   /  January 11, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs sends formal congratulatory message to Mark Rutte

The Prime Minister of Sint Maarten Hon. Silveria Jacobs sent a formal congratulatory message to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte who was sworn in on Monday, January 10 along with members of his cabinet. The new cabinet of the Dutch Government is the fourth to be led by Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs […]

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Zero tolerance COVID-19 protocols inspection to resume on Monday January 10th 2022

By   /  January 7, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Zero tolerance COVID-19 protocols inspection to resume on Monday January 10th 2022

Minister Ottley hereby announces that as of January 10th, 2022 there will be an increase in inspections for compliance with COVID-19 protocols within the business sector.  Inspections will be carried out on both daytime and night-time businesses, to ensure that the established guidelines are being followed. With the increase in the number of positive cases […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs seeks meeting with new Dutch State Secretary for Kingdom Relations Van Huffelen

By   /  January 7, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs seeks meeting with new Dutch State Secretary for Kingdom Relations Van Huffelen

The Prime Minister of Sint Maarten Hon. Silveria Jacobs is seeking a virtual meeting with the new Dutch State Secretary for Kingdom Relations and Digitalizing Alexandra van Huffelen once she has been sworn in. The new Dutch Government coalition comprises of the following political parties, VVD, D66, CDA and the ChristenUnie. The new cabinet of […]

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The Inspectorate of Public Health of the Ministry VSA warns against the illegal practices of commercial rapid antigen Covid test sites and the sale of antigen Covid self-tests

By   /  January 7, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on The Inspectorate of Public Health of the Ministry VSA warns against the illegal practices of commercial rapid antigen Covid test sites and the sale of antigen Covid self-tests

Given the very steep increase in Covid-19 cases and the fact that the highly infectious Omicron variant is becoming the dominant strain on Sint Maarten, people resort to rapid self-testing. Rapid antigen (Ag) self-testing has its advantages and disadvantages. The tests are cheap, an individual can easily apply the test and results are obtained in […]

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Ministry of VROMI Urges Public to Use Online Service Options due to COVID-19 Spike

By   /  January 7, 2022  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Ministry of VROMI Urges Public to Use Online Service Options due to COVID-19 Spike

The Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) would hereby like to inform the general public of the following online communication means amidst the spike in COVID-19 cases, as an alternative to limiting face-to-face contact and mitigating potential interruptions in executive functions and client support. Please contact one of the […]

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