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Council of Ministers in Disagreement with Dutch Proposed New Entity

By   /  July 7, 2020  /  Finance, Government  /  Comments Off on Council of Ministers in Disagreement with Dutch Proposed New Entity

PHILIPSBURG – Twenty-four hours after receiving the long-awaited documentation concerning the “New Entity” proposed by the Dutch Government, the Council of Ministers, in its meeting of today, unanimously agreed that the proposed Consensus Kingdom Law and other relevant documents related to the entity are unacceptable as presented. This comes, a mere four days before Aruba, […]

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SMDF Presents Audited 2019 Annual Report to PM Jacobs

By   /  July 7, 2020  /  Government, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on SMDF Presents Audited 2019 Annual Report to PM Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) closed out the month of June by presenting its Audited Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019 to the Government of St. Maarten via Minister of General Affairs and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs. The audit, conducted by Stichting Overheidsaccountantsbureau (SOAB), provides a detailed overview of SMDF’s internal […]

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ROTARY CLUB MID ISLE INSTALLS NEW BOARD FOR ROTARY YEAR 2020-2021

By   /  July 6, 2020  /  Civic, Island Life  /  Comments Off on ROTARY CLUB MID ISLE INSTALLS NEW BOARD FOR ROTARY YEAR 2020-2021

On June 27,2020, The Rotary Club of Sint Maarten Mid Isle had its annual Change of Board (COB) ceremony. Considering the economic state that our island is in and the fact that we are still not fully COVID free, the club decided to do this year’s COB in a smaller setting for Mid Isle members […]

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LU students accepted to prestigious colleges

By   /  July 6, 2020  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on LU students accepted to prestigious colleges

Caption: Head of the schools College Counseling department Mark Beland. ~ LUPS students accepted to prestigious colleges ~ CAY HILL — Learning Unlimited Preparatory School (LUPS) will continue its proud academic streak of sending virtually 100% of its senior class off to four-year colleges and universities the world over. The LUPS senior class of 2020, […]

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SMMC making COVID care facilities storm resilient

By   /  June 29, 2020  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on SMMC making COVID care facilities storm resilient

CAY HILL — In an effort to weather any possible storms, St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has made arrangements for its COVID care facilities (the Mobile Medical Pavilion and the ICU tent) to be made more storm resilient. Both COVID care facilities will be transformed into a storm resilient medical container park in which special […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs concerned about “New Entity” being proposed

By   /  June 27, 2020  /  Finance, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs concerned about “New Entity” being proposed

PHILIPSBURG — A four-country consultation between the Netherlands, Curacao, Aruba, and St. Maarten was held on Thursday, June 25, 2020, with the main agenda point being the new entity proposed by the Netherlands as a condition for the 3rd Tranche of COVID-19 liquidity support. Documentation for said entity, however, remains pending. The new entity formed […]

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Digital Government Transformation Project calls for stakeholders’ feedback

By   /  June 25, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Digital Government Transformation Project calls for stakeholders’ feedback

PHILIPSBURG – In the second half of 2020, the Government of Sint Maarten, assisted by the World Bank, will embark on the US$15 Million Digital Government Transformation Project. This project aims to improve selected public services for citizens and businesses. In addition, the project will increase the reliability and resilience of Government’s information systems. More […]

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St. Maarten celebrates 157th Anniversary of Emancipation

By   /  June 25, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Culture, Government, Island Life, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten celebrates 157th Anniversary of Emancipation

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten will be celebrating its 157th Anniversary of Emancipation Day from slavery on July 1, 2020. This was announced by the Minister responsible for Culture, Drs. Rodolphe Samuel, at the Council of Ministers Press Briefing on Wednesday. He stated that this was the first public holiday that was established by the Parliament […]

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MHF: Upcoming Family Support Meeting

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Health, Sports  /  Comments Off on MHF: Upcoming Family Support Meeting

MHF Press release about Upcoming Family Support Meeting June 27th 5-6 pm Do you have a friend or family member who is having a hard time or could need help? The support of the people close to you can make a huge difference! Upcoming Saturday, June 27th, the MHF restarts its Family Support Meetings with […]

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Extended opening hours MHF

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on Extended opening hours MHF

CAY HILL — Starting this week, the clinic department of the MHF will resume it’s extended opening hours. On Wednesdays, the clinic will be open till 8 pm for prescheduled consultations (not for walk-ins). Clients can be seen after the normal process of triage and appointments. Before the lockdown, the MHF implemented this new option […]

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