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CPS Reminder Advises persons with underlying medical conditions to get their flu shot

By   /  November 17, 2020  /  Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on CPS Reminder Advises persons with underlying medical conditions to get their flu shot

It’s that time of the year when influenza, better known as the flu, becomes more prevalent, and the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), is advising persons with underlying conditions – at risk – to consult with their physician about getting their annual […]

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Friday’s Quake a Reminder to be Earthquake/Tsunami Ready

By   /  November 16, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Environment, Weather  /  Comments Off on Friday’s Quake a Reminder to be Earthquake/Tsunami Ready

National Disaster Coordinator/Fire Chief Clive Richardson said on Sunday, that Friday’s, November 13th earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 at 4.35pm, is a stark reminder that members of the community have to be earthquake/tsunami ready. According to the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake was measured at a depth of 31 […]

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A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM

By   /  November 16, 2020  /  Community, Education, Justice, Police News  /  Comments Off on A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM

As our students are being welcomed back to their respective school premises today, Monday, November 16th, 2020, the Ministry of Justice is placing certain measures into effect for the overall benefit and protection of the community at large, before, during and after school hours. In addition to the necessity for everyone to adhere to the […]

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World Diabetes Day 2020: The Nurse and Diabetes

By   /  November 14, 2020  /  Health, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on World Diabetes Day 2020: The Nurse and Diabetes

World Diabetes Day, marked every year on November 14 was created in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2020 is The Nurse and Diabetes. Nurses are vital in the fight against diabetes, as they help patients understand, and cope with the condition. People […]

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Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs St. Martin Day Speech

By   /  November 11, 2020  /  Culture, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs St. Martin Day Speech

Good Morning Fellow St. Martiners here and abroad and to all the listening and viewing public. ‘Sweet St. Martin – Soualiga – Oualichi – St. Martin is my home – Where over the world say where?’ Choisy, Wathey, Fleming, Richardson, Flanders, Woods, Van Heyningen, York, Illidge, Lake, Jacobs, Peters, Cannegieters, De Weevers, Hazel, Hodge? names […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris

By   /  November 10, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris

“On behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten, I hereby congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election victory as the next President and Vice-President of the United States of America. This election is particularly important given that the outcome has resulted in not only the first female Vice-President but also the first person […]

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Minister Panneflek: Condolences to the family of retired Civil Servant Vivienne Monsanto

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Panneflek: Condolences to the family of retired Civil Servant Vivienne Monsanto

PHILIPSBURG — It is with profound sadness that the Honorable Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Richard Panneflek and the Ministry, offer their heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family of Vivienne Monsanto. Vivienne, affectionately known as Viv or Mama was a long-serving Civil Servant. Employed since October 1, 1978, she worked as […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Social  /  Comments Off on Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic violence awareness month 2020 is here. Domestic violence was already an epidemic before COVID-19, but the health crisis has caused an alarming spike in incidents of abuse. Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone regardless of race, religion, culture or social status. It’s not just hitting but also stalking, threats, manipulation, shouting, etc. […]

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Adjusted opening hours at Main Landfill/Irma Landfill on upcoming Holidays

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Local News, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Adjusted opening hours at Main Landfill/Irma Landfill on upcoming Holidays

POND ISLAND — The Ministry of VROMI announces that the main landfill as well as the Irma landfill will have adjusted opening hours during the upcoming holidays. These holidays are as follows: St. Maarten’s Day on Tuesday, November 11th, 2020. Christmas Day on Friday, December 25th, 2020. New Year’s Day on Friday, January 1st, 2021. […]

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Monitoring committee meeting held between the Government of St. Maarten and French counterparts

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  French Side News, Government  /  Comments Off on Monitoring committee meeting held between the Government of St. Maarten and French counterparts

POND ISLAND — On Thursday, November 5, 2020, a monitoring committee meeting was held between the governments of Dutch and French St. Martin and the office of the Préfet of Saint Barths and Saint Martin. Present and giving opening remarks during the meeting were Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, President of the Collectivité of Saint Martin, […]

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