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“FIGHT BACK” Mosquito Awareness Open House and Unused Tire Drop Off at Cole Bay Community Help Desk

By   /  June 25, 2020  /  Community, Environment, Health, Island Life, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on “FIGHT BACK” Mosquito Awareness Open House and Unused Tire Drop Off at Cole Bay Community Help Desk

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (Ministry VSA) is executing a Vector Control Awareness Campaign with the slogan “FIGHT BACK, A Neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control” in the communities. The campaign started last week with the official announcement by the Minister of Public Health, […]

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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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Panneflek: Encourages the community to remain vigilant

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Community, COVID-19, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Panneflek: Encourages the community to remain vigilant

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Honorable Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek would like to ensure the protection of residents and visitors from the spread of COVID-19. The government is working jointly with the various stakeholders to take responsible incremental steps towards the reopening of the borders; with the aim to restart the local economy. We […]

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Theme for the 2020 Emancipation Day Celebration

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Culture  /  Comments Off on Theme for the 2020 Emancipation Day Celebration

“Sacred legacies; standing on the shoulders of giants” will be the theme for the 2020 Emancipation Day Celebration Philipsburg – This year Sint Maarten will be celebrating the 157th Anniversary of Emancipation from slavery on July 1, 2020. Emancipation Day, was the first public holiday established by the Parliament of Sint Maarten since becoming a […]

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Panneflek: FIGHT BACK, A collective neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control

By   /  June 16, 2020  /  Community, Government, Health, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Panneflek: FIGHT BACK, A collective neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Honorable Minister Richard Panneflek announces that the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor will be executing a Vector Control Awareness Campaign with the slogan “FIGHT BACK, A Neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control” in the communities. The campaign will commence during […]

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“Stop littering our beaches,” says St. Maarten Tourism Bureau

By   /  June 12, 2020  /  Community, Island Life  /  Comments Off on “Stop littering our beaches,” says St. Maarten Tourism Bureau

Philipsburg –The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau urges beachgoers to keep beaches clean and to adhere to the guidelines outlined on the signs present on beaches. These guidelines exist to educate beachgoers about the code of conduct when visiting a beach.  The beachgoers must ensure that all areas are left clean by the proper disposal of […]

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CPS says thank you to all volunteers who participated in COVID-19 Community Outreach Campaign

By   /  June 11, 2020  /  Community, COVID-19, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on CPS says thank you to all volunteers who participated in COVID-19 Community Outreach Campaign

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), would like to thank all volunteers who participated over the two past two months in its COVID-19 Community Outreach Campaign that concluded on the fourth weekend of May. A special thanks is also extended to persons who set aside their time during the shutdown to ensure that hard-to-reach persons received […]

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Facebook group Simply SXM donates tablets to students

By   /  June 9, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Education, Social  /  Comments Off on Facebook group Simply SXM donates tablets to students

~ Simply SXM donates 12 tablets to students from MPC and Sundial School ~ PHILIPSBURG — Twelve students from MPC and Sundial School couldn’t believe their luck when they heard they were to receive a tablet for their schoolwork. The sudden move to distance learning due to COVID-19 has actually been challenging for many students […]

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WIB donates to Rotary Club to assist with food program

By   /  June 5, 2020  /  Banking, Civic, Community, Social  /  Comments Off on WIB donates to Rotary Club to assist with food program

The Windward Islands Banks donates NAF 110,000.00 to the Rotary Club of Sint Maarten to assist with its food program. Philipsburg – On June 4th, 2020 The Windward Islands Bank Ltd. (WIB), made a donation of NAF 110,000.00 to the Rotary Club of Sint Maarten to support them in their mission to provide food to […]

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