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Government committed to the continuity of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project

By   /  April 15, 2021  /  Aviation, Government, Labor, Legal Matters, Local News  /  Comments Off on Government committed to the continuity of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project

POND ISLAND — The Government of Sint Maarten remains committed to the continuity of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project. The internal changes within the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company’s management staff (PJIAE NV) have no bearing on this commitment. This means that the project will continue according to the current financing agreement in place. […]

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Removal of Vessels from Oyster Pond Lagoon

By   /  April 9, 2021  /  Environment, Government  /  Comments Off on Removal of Vessels from Oyster Pond Lagoon

The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI), as the legally assigned custodian of the Oyster Pond Lagoon, wishes to inform of the Government’s intention to remove the shipwrecked vessels located in the above-mentioned area. Pursuant to Article 9 of the National ordinance removal ships and wrecks (AB 2015, no.9), […]

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Travel restrictions in effect for ABC islands effective Monday April 5th

By   /  April 4, 2021  /  Government, Health  /  Comments Off on Travel restrictions in effect for ABC islands effective Monday April 5th

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Richard Panneflek hereby informs the public that effective Monday, April 5, travel restrictions from the ABC islands to St Maarten will go into effect. Considering the regional epidemiology and consequent likelihood of imported cases from highly concentrated pools of the UK variant (B.1.1.7), […]

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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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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs travels abroad due to family reasons

By   /  March 31, 2021  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs travels abroad due to family reasons

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs is traveling for unavoidable family-related matters today, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Doran will assume responsibility along with the Council of Ministers during her absence. Prime Minister Jacobs stated, “Though I find it difficult to leave at this time, as we are facing some challenges, there […]

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Government to establish inter-ministerial covenant to tackle immigration loopholes

By   /  March 30, 2021  /  Government, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Government to establish inter-ministerial covenant to tackle immigration loopholes

On Friday 27th, 2021, the Ministries of Justice, VSA and TEATT met to lay the foundation of establishing a working agreement or covenant to tackle the various loopholes used to defraud the system to acquire certain things like residency permits. Ministers? support staff and relevant department heads engaged in a highly-anticipated meeting to identify issues […]

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Former Minister of VSA employment policy goes into effect

By   /  March 30, 2021  /  Government, Labor  /  Comments Off on Former Minister of VSA employment policy goes into effect

The National Employment Service Center (NESC) plans to implement modified work procedures, in close collaboration with Section Employment Permits in 2021, based on the ?Policy on the issuance of labor permits? of the former Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, published in the National Gazette on February 7th, 2020 on page 12 of […]

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Everything You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine to be in a Facebook Livestream on Thursday

By   /  February 10, 2021  /  COVID-19, Government, Health  /  Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine to be in a Facebook Livestream on Thursday

The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labour (Ministry VSA) Collective Prevention Services (CPS), will organize a panel discussion about the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout plan on Sint Maarten on Thursday. Various health experts will attend to provide information about the importance, safety, and procedures of the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan. The event will […]

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Parliament approves all three laws presented to enforce cost-cutting measures

By   /  February 5, 2021  /  Finance, Government, Labor  /  Comments Off on Parliament approves all three laws presented to enforce cost-cutting measures

~ A sacrifice was made, but salaries ensured ~ PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs together with Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion presented the three publicly debated legislative amendments to the Parliament of Sint Maarten on the cost cutting measures. The first being the Temporary National Ordinance to standardize the top incomes and reduce the […]

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Economic controls aimed at fairness and the public good to continue

By   /  January 18, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Economic controls aimed at fairness and the public good to continue

POND ISLAND — The Ministry of TEATT announced recently that it would step up general controls to ensure that businesses are adhering to St. Maarten’s economic rules and regulations. Many of these controls are in response to public complaints received for various infractions. TEATT has diligently worked to restore economic activities during the crisis, but […]

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