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“Surviving the Pandemic” a critical mental health component for the wellbeing of employees

By   /  September 10, 2020  /  Health  /  Comments Off on “Surviving the Pandemic” a critical mental health component for the wellbeing of employees

PORT ST. MAARTEN – A number of employees at Port St. Maarten participated in a mental health workshop titled, “Surviving the Pandemic,” via Zoom that was given by Mental Health Foundation (MHF) Psychologist Tameka Lambert MS last week Friday. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has stated that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a mental […]

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COVID-19 Update per September 9, 2020

By   /  September 10, 2020  /  COVID-19  /  Comments Off on COVID-19 Update per September 9, 2020

3 new active COVID-19 cases PHILIPSBURG — As of September 9th St. Maarten has confirmed three (3) new cases of persons who have tested positive for COVID-19, however, there was a recovery of 12 persons; bringing the total active cases to 178.  The new total of positive cases now stands at five hundred and thirty […]

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SMMC launches video on its Auxiliary Care Facility

By   /  September 8, 2020  /  Health  /  Comments Off on SMMC launches video on its Auxiliary Care Facility

CAY HILL: In an effort to weather any possible storms, St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has made arrangements for its COVID care facilities that are located outside SMMC, to be made more storm resilient. The new care facilities are referred to as SMMC’s Auxiliary Care Facility (ACF) and the construction has been documented in a […]

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The Annual Sport & Creative Industries Open House continues as a virtual online event

By   /  September 7, 2020  /  Culture, Education, Sports  /  Comments Off on The Annual Sport & Creative Industries Open House continues as a virtual online event

PHILIPSBURG – This year, the Annual Sport & Creative Industries Open House will be presented as a virtual online event via the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, the Department of Sports & the Department of Culture on September 14th. This is mainly because Sint Maarten and the global community […]

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7 new active COVID-19 cases

By   /  September 5, 2020  /  COVID-19  /  Comments Off on 7 new active COVID-19 cases

PHILIPSBURG — As of September 4th St. Maarten has confirmed seven (7) new cases of persons who have tested positive for the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The new total of positive cases now stand at five hundred and eleven (511). The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring 183 people in home isolation. One hundred and ninety […]

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Richardson: Remain Vigilant. It’s Your Personal Responsibility to Be Prepared this Hurricane Season!

By   /  September 4, 2020  /  Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Richardson: Remain Vigilant. It’s Your Personal Responsibility to Be Prepared this Hurricane Season!

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Fire Chief and National Disaster Coordinator Clive Richardson, is once again appealing to the community of Sint Maarten to be prepared as the country is now in the peak period of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Continue to remain vigilant and monitor daily weather reports from the Meteorological Department […]

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Ministry of Justice to commence bid for electronic ankle bracelets

By   /  September 4, 2020  /  Justice  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice to commence bid for electronic ankle bracelets

PHILIPSBURG – Earlier this year, on Tuesday, February 25th, 2020, a covenant was signed between the Ministry of Justice, the Prosecutor’s Office, the St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM), and Foundation Judicial Institute St. Maarten (SJIB) in order to facilitate electronic monitoring (EM) in the justice system. This form of digital incarceration is one where electronic […]

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9 new active COVID-19 cases

By   /  September 4, 2020  /  COVID-19  /  Comments Off on 9 new active COVID-19 cases

PHILIPSBURG — As of September 3rd St. Maarten has confirmed nine (9) new cases of persons who have tested positive for the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The new total of positive cases now stand at five hundred and four (504). The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring 176 people in home isolation. One hundred and eightythree […]

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Employer Council proposes Candidates SER

By   /  September 4, 2020  /  Labor, Local News  /  Comments Off on Employer Council proposes Candidates SER

PHILIPSBURG — The Employer Council St. Maarten has submitted six employer representative candidates for the next Social Economic Council (SER). The Employer Council hopes to speed up the appointment process of the new SER term, which it considers to be of great value in the current socio-economic crisis. Previously nominations were submitted in January for […]

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The Hyacinth Richardson Foundation (HREAF) kicks off food assistance program

By   /  September 2, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Island Life, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on The Hyacinth Richardson Foundation (HREAF) kicks off food assistance program

ST. PETERS — On Saturday, August 29, 2020, thirty-two families received two bags of groceries, bottled water, face masks, and COVID-19 awareness pamphlets compliments of Hyacinth Richardson Educational Awareness Foundation and Secours Populaire Français. The two organizations intend to give away 260 food bags during the week to families and senior citizens negatively impacted by […]

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