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Training Professionals International Firm (TPI) has launched TPI Prep for Teachers

By   /  September 16, 2020  /  Business, Education  /  Comments Off on Training Professionals International Firm (TPI) has launched TPI Prep for Teachers

Sint Maarten— September 15, 2020 —  Training Professionals International Firm (TPI) has launched TPI Prep for Teachers to equip participants with the training and tools to transition to online learning models, necessitated by the ongoing Covid19 pandemic concerns for health and safety in classroom settings. “We are training teachers in necessary skills such as classroom […]

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Ministerial Decree Extended for Businesses with Adjustments to Restaurant Closing Hours

By   /  September 1, 2020  /  Business, Hospitality, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministerial Decree Extended for Businesses with Adjustments to Restaurant Closing Hours

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever has taken the decision, after discussion with the Council of Ministers, for commercial premises with licenses for clubs, adult entertainment, discotheques, bars, and lounges, such as cigar lounges to remain closed until September 15, 2020. This decision was not taken lightly, especially after consulting with various […]

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Ministry of Justice Making Strides to Improve Point Blanche Prison

By   /  August 27, 2020  /  Business, Justice  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice Making Strides to Improve Point Blanche Prison

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson, along with her support staff, held a meeting with Point Blanche prison guards in the presence of unions WICSU/PSU and ABVO to discuss a number of urgent matters related to the Prison and House of Detention. The prison officers expressed specific concerns related to an outdated […]

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Income Support and Unemployment Support Recipients urged to apply

By   /  August 18, 2020  /  Business, Economy, Finance, Labor, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on Income Support and Unemployment Support Recipients urged to apply

~ Income and Unemployment deadline is August 22nd  ~ PHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of Finance would like to remind you to apply to the “Income Support for Sole Proprietors, Vendor License Holders, Bus and Independent Taxi and Tour Drivers” and COVID-19 Unemployment Support. Both programs pay ANG. 1,150 per month to qualifying individuals. In order […]

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Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever National Briefing on Commercial Business Closures

By   /  August 15, 2020  /  Business, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever National Briefing on Commercial Business Closures

 PHILIPSBURG — The following statements are taken from the Minister of TEATT’s special national briefing on Saturday, August 15, 2020, as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments in regards to commercial business closures as a precautionary measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 throughout the […]

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Minister of TEATT helps Telem settle long-standing dispute with BTP

By   /  August 11, 2020  /  Business, Government, Local News, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Minister of TEATT helps Telem settle long-standing dispute with BTP

POND ISLAND — After nearly 5 years of dispute, the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT), Ludmila de Weever, mediated a long-standing stalemate between the Telem Group, Bureau Telecommunications and Post Sint Maarten (BTP) and the Government of Sint Maarten. The Minister achieved an amicable end to the stalemate that resulted in […]

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Teo’s Superette, new mini supermarket in St. Peters

By   /  August 2, 2020  /  Business, Local News  /  Comments Off on Teo’s Superette, new mini supermarket in St. Peters

~ In the mold of a Colmado and Bodega ~ ST. PETERS — The district of St. Peters and surrounding neighborhoods will benefit this week from the opening of the area’s first mini-market with a focus on daily home essentials. Teo’s Superette is a mini-market in its truest form and in the mold of the […]

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St. Maarten on schedule to re-open on August 1st, 2020, to the US, with a strict protocol

By   /  July 30, 2020  /  Aviation, Business, Local News  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten on schedule to re-open on August 1st, 2020, to the US, with a strict protocol

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten will open on August 1st, 2020, to travelers from the US. The safety of visitors and residents remains the top priority for the country. In preparation of opening, site inspections took place at all lodging facilities to ensure that the protocol and guidelines in place are followed. With these strict measures […]

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All residents must be off the roads by 12pm

By   /  July 29, 2020  /  Business, Government  /  Comments Off on All residents must be off the roads by 12pm

Hurricane Update 1- St. Maarten All residents must be off the roads by 12pm today. Businesses, already opened, are advised to be closed at 11am for safety of employees. Businesses, not yet open, are not obligated to do so. Military assistance granted for extra protection. (Source: Govt of St. Maarten) Latest weather update: https://news.sx/weather/tropical-storm-warning-remains-in-effect-for-st-maarten/

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WINAIR WEATHER ADVISORY

By   /  July 28, 2020  /  Business, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on WINAIR WEATHER ADVISORY

Simpson Bay, July 28, 2020 – With the threat of the potential tropical storm conditions, which can be expected tomorrow, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, WINAIR hereby informs the general public that our Sales Office on the Airport Road will be closed for the safety of our staff. WINAIR will also relocate its aircraft to a […]

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