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The Council of Ministers extends condolences to family and friends of civil servant Vivian Philips

By   /  October 22, 2021  /  Government  /  Comments Off on The Council of Ministers extends condolences to family and friends of civil servant Vivian Philips

?It is with great sadness that the Government of Sint Maarten received news concerning the passing of civil servant Vivian Philips on Monday, October 18. Ms. Philips served as a government security guard and receptionist at various locations for the past 32 years. Ms. Philips was very loving, always asking her colleagues about their loved […]

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The Council of Ministers extends condolences to family and supporters of the late Statesman Colin Luther Powell

By   /  October 22, 2021  /  Government  /  Comments Off on The Council of Ministers extends condolences to family and supporters of the late Statesman Colin Luther Powell

?On Sunday, October 18, the world learned of Mr. Colin Luther Powell?s passing due to complications of COVID-19. Mr. Powell was a pathbreaker who shaped U.S. National Security. He was the first African-American Secretary of State and served as the United States National Security Advisor and as Joint Chiefs of staff in the U.S. military. […]

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11 confirmed COVID-19 cases today

By   /  October 21, 2021  /  COVID-19  /  Comments Off on 11 confirmed COVID-19 cases today

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley extends his condolences to the family and friends of Sint Maarten?s 75th COVID-19 victim, who has passed away. Minister Ottley wishes the family strength during their time of grief. As of October 20th, there were eleven (11) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however […]

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As of November 1st 2021; fully vaccinated travelers will no longer require a COVID-19 test to enter St. Maarten

By   /  October 20, 2021  /  Health, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on As of November 1st 2021; fully vaccinated travelers will no longer require a COVID-19 test to enter St. Maarten

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley announced during press briefing that as of November 1st 2021, fully vaccinated persons will no longer require a COVID-19 test to enter St. Maarten. This will only be applicable for travelers that are fully vaccinated with the approved vaccines of the RIVM and the […]

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Recent rainfall could increase mosquito population. Residents advised to Check Gardens/Yards for Breeding Habitats

By   /  October 20, 2021  /  Environment, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Recent rainfall could increase mosquito population. Residents advised to Check Gardens/Yards for Breeding Habitats

The country has been experiencing rainfall events for several days, and the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is calling on residents to help stop the spread of mosquitoes by preventing them from breeding in your backyard or garden after these events. The best […]

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8 confirmed COVID-19 cases today

By   /  October 19, 2021  /  Health  /  Comments Off on 8 confirmed COVID-19 cases today

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley extends his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sint Maarten?s 74th COVID-19 victim, who has passed away. Peace and healing go out to the family. As of October 19th, there were eight (8) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however six (6) […]

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Ministry of VROMI takes Rainfall Mitigation Measures. Interruption in Great Bay Beachgoing Activities

By   /  October 19, 2021  /  Environment, Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of VROMI takes Rainfall Mitigation Measures. Interruption in Great Bay Beachgoing Activities

The Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) is advising against beach going activities at the Great Bay Beach for the next few days due to the temporary opening of the Great Bay Channel which took place at 6:00PM October 18, 2021, through 12:00AM midnight. The decision to open the […]

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Minister Lawrence: Destination Investment Confidence Continues to Scale Up

By   /  October 19, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Hospitality, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence: Destination Investment Confidence Continues to Scale Up

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Minister TEATT) Hon. Roger Lawrence met with Divi Little Bay Beach Resort President Marco Galaverna and General Manager Anne-Marie Brooks on Saturday October 16th, who outlined the ongoing construction that will be completed in early 2022. ?We?re thrilled to add Oceans at Divi Little Bay to our […]

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Active COVID-19 cases drop to 46

By   /  October 19, 2021  /  COVID-19  /  Comments Off on Active COVID-19 cases drop to 46

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley, extends his heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the two (2) victims who passed away due to COVID-19. Much strength to the families during this time. As of October 18th, there were four (4) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; […]

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ODM: Remain Vigilant and Prepared. Hurricane Season Not Yet Over

By   /  October 18, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM: Remain Vigilant and Prepared. Hurricane Season Not Yet Over

Even though tropical storm activity has subsided during the past couple of weeks, that does not mean the hurricane season is over, Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Monday. There is still six weeks to go as the season runs through November 30. Residents and businesses are advised to remain vigilant and prepared, the […]

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