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Ministries TEATT, VSA and Justice to Step Up Controls to Ensure Adherence to COVID-19 Public Health & Safety Protocols

By   /  April 4, 2021  /  Community, Economy, Government  /  Comments Off on Ministries TEATT, VSA and Justice to Step Up Controls to Ensure Adherence to COVID-19 Public Health & Safety Protocols

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (Ministry of TEATT), Ludmila de Weever, said over the weekend, that the Ministries TEATT, the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry of VSA), and the Ministry of Justice, will be stepping up controls of businesses making sure that they are adhering to the COVID-19 […]

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Virtual 21st Annual Thanksgiving Day Service on Sunday, December 6, 2020

By   /  December 4, 2020  /  Community, Culture, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Virtual 21st Annual Thanksgiving Day Service on Sunday, December 6, 2020

Philipsburg – St. Maarten celebrates her Twenty-first Annual Thanksgiving Day. A Thanksgiving born out of our cultural traditions and practice. As far as traditions go, it is a new one, only introduced in 1999. However, it has all the markings of a tradition that will grow to last. Immediately after the record-breaking winds of hurricane […]

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Resources 4 Community Resilience launches US$452K in local projects

By   /  November 20, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Social  /  Comments Off on Resources 4 Community Resilience launches US$452K in local projects

PHILIPSBURG —  The Resources 4 Community Resilience (R4CR) project was officially launched during a Zoom meeting and Facebook livestream on Wednesday November 18. The ceremony was hosted by radio personality Kevin “Suppa” Petrona (who is also the local R4CR Communication and Outreach expert) and Jose Sommers (R4CR Capacity and Training Manager). The R4CR program is […]

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A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM

By   /  November 16, 2020  /  Community, Education, Justice, Police News  /  Comments Off on A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM

As our students are being welcomed back to their respective school premises today, Monday, November 16th, 2020, the Ministry of Justice is placing certain measures into effect for the overall benefit and protection of the community at large, before, during and after school hours. In addition to the necessity for everyone to adhere to the […]

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World Food Day

By   /  October 29, 2020  /  Agriculture, Community, Health  /  Comments Off on World Food Day

In recognition of ‘World Food Day, observed each year on October 16, the Department of Community Development, Family & Humanitarian Affairs (CDFHA) in partnership with Spaceless Gardens will offer an eight (8) week program on Agroecology starting on November 9, 2020. The Agroecology project is of high priority and special interest to the Ministry of […]

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Sint Maarten Trust Fund Supports Education and Child Protection Systems

By   /  October 27, 2020  /  Community, Education, Social  /  Comments Off on Sint Maarten Trust Fund Supports Education and Child Protection Systems

  PHILIPSBURG — The Child Resilience and Protection Project, a new US$5 million project funded by the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund, has been approved. The Trust Fund is financed by the Government of the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank. The project was developed under the leadership of the Ministry […]

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Central Bank issues warning about Pyramid Schemes

By   /  October 14, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Central Bank issues warning about Pyramid Schemes

Willemstad/Philipsburg – The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) hereby warns the public about pyramid-like schemes. These schemes are currently promoted using the anxiety created by the economic stagnation and downturn caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These schemes are used as a cover to victimize unsuspecting or vulnerable persons trying to make […]

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Drums and car tires top sources for mosquito breeding sites

By   /  October 13, 2020  /  Community, Environment, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Drums and car tires top sources for mosquito breeding sites

~ Inspections reveal drums and car tires top sources for mosquito breeding sites. One in four households have mosquito larvae ~ GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Mosquito control is considered an essential health service, and the Collective Prevention Service’s (CPS) Vector Control Team was out surveying areas while adhering to current social distancing and […]

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COME center provides hot meals to the vulnerables

By   /  October 6, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Social  /  Comments Off on COME center provides hot meals to the vulnerables

PHILIPSBURG – As part of the collaborated COVID-19 Relief Program sponsored by Netherland’s Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK), the COME Center in Philipsburg has been providing hot meals to some of the most vulnerable members of the community of St. Maarten. These members, which includes seniors, persons with a low income, and persons […]

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Panneflek expresses words of thanks to the Ambulance Department and RAV Ambulance Relief Support Team for COVID-19 relief

By   /  October 5, 2020  /  Community, Health  /  Comments Off on Panneflek expresses words of thanks to the Ambulance Department and RAV Ambulance Relief Support Team for COVID-19 relief

POND ISLAND — The Honorable Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA) Richard Panneflek announced that Relief Support was requested for the Ambulance Department by the Ministry of VSA through the Ministry of Public Health in the Netherlands (VWS). The request was approved by the Department of Foreign Affairs (BZK) and organized in […]

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