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Ministry of VSA and Justice sign policy to combat domestic violence, child abuse and gender based violence on Sint Maarten

By   /  July 20, 2021  /  Community, Justice, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on Ministry of VSA and Justice sign policy to combat domestic violence, child abuse and gender based violence on Sint Maarten

On June 30th 2021, the Honorable Minister of Justice, Anna E. Richardson together with the Honorable Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley signed off on an official policy that was commissioned by both Ministries to strengthen government?s response to combat Domestic Violence (DV), Child Abuse (CA) and Gender based Violence […]

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Sol announces steps to further energize St. Maarten’s community

By   /  July 17, 2021  /  Business, Community, Island Life, Local News, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Sol announces steps to further energize St. Maarten’s community

CAY BAY — Sol Antilles N.V. (Sol), the Caribbean’s leading provider of petroleum-based energy solutions has taken a major step towards further energizing the island of St. Maarten. This comes with the recent acquisition of Gulfstream Petroleum Dominicana SRL’s (GPD’s) integrated fuel marketing business in St. Maarten, the Texaco-Branded Network, which involves retail, commercial, marine, […]

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Be Prepared for a Busy Hurricane Season. Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready

By   /  July 16, 2021  /  Business, Community, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Be Prepared for a Busy Hurricane Season. Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Thursday that Food wholesalers and warehouse depots are requested to have their facilities storm/hurricane ready and to review their plans of action for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. Operators and owners of the aforementioned should be prepared to secure their properties in the event of a storm/hurricane […]

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Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay open for 1st and 2nd doses of Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday and Thursday

By   /  July 14, 2021  /  Community, COVID-19, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay open for 1st and 2nd doses of Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday and Thursday

The Vaccination Management Team (VMT) decided on Monday, July 12th, to extend the opportunity to receive the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. On Wednesday July 14th, and Thursday, July 15th, Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay will be offering vaccines against COVID-19 to all residents of Sint Maarten 12 years and older. More than 1100 […]

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Collective Food Program – St. Maarten update

By   /  July 13, 2021  /  Community, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on Collective Food Program – St. Maarten update

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley would like to reiterate to the public that the Collective Food Assistance Program coordinated by the St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) is still open and actively accepting new registrations. Persons who were previously beneficiaries of the Red Cross version of the program received a […]

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CPS Closed for COVID-19 Testing on Friday but Open on Saturday. Baby Wellness Clinic Also Closed Friday

By   /  July 2, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Health, Social  /  Comments Off on CPS Closed for COVID-19 Testing on Friday but Open on Saturday. Baby Wellness Clinic Also Closed Friday

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department in the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), would like to inform the public that its offices at the Vineyard Office Complex will be closed on Friday, July 2nd for COVID-19 testing and vaccinations. The Baby Wellness Clinic will also be closed on Friday, […]

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VMT to host Pop-up Vaccination in Dutch Quarter on Saturday at the De Weever Estate

By   /  June 25, 2021  /  Community, COVID-19, Health, Social  /  Comments Off on VMT to host Pop-up Vaccination in Dutch Quarter on Saturday at the De Weever Estate

The Vaccination Management Team (VMT) encourages everyone who hasn’t received their vaccination to come to the vaccination Pop-Up at the De Weever Estate in Dutch Quarter on Saturday, June 26th from 9:00 AM until supplies last. The VMT is pleased to see a steady number of persons who are coming for their first COVID-19 vaccine […]

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Emancipation Day 2021, will be celebrated with the theme ?No More Auction Block!?

By   /  June 24, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Culture, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Emancipation Day 2021, will be celebrated with the theme ?No More Auction Block!?

This year Emancipation Day on July 1st, will mark the 158th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Abolishment of Slavery on Sint Maarten. The Minister of Culture Youth & Sport, Honorable drs. Rodolphe Samuel will be hosting the celebration event, which will take place on July 1st, starting at 7:30 am starting with an Ecumenical […]

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VMT says COVID-19 Vaccines are now available for Children 12+ with Underlying Conditions

By   /  June 22, 2021  /  Community, COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on VMT says COVID-19 Vaccines are now available for Children 12+ with Underlying Conditions

The Vaccine Management Team (VMT) decided on Monday, June 21st, that based on the green light from the Dutch Health Council (gezondheidsraad in Dutch) and European Medicine Agency (EMA), that children 12 years and older with underlying conditions are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine at one of the two vaccination locations: Ministry of Public […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Father?s Day Message

By   /  June 21, 2021  /  Community, Government, Social  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Father?s Day Message

Today, Sint Maarten joins the world to celebrate fathers and father figures who are role models for and guardians of their children. Let’s take this time to recognize the value of fathers in the household, the community, and in the building of our nation. They are our leaders, and they have an essential job to […]

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