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Dutch and French St. Martin working towards enhanced cooperation on joint subjects

By   /  September 18, 2020  /  Government, Social  /  Comments Off on Dutch and French St. Martin working towards enhanced cooperation on joint subjects

PHILIPSBURG – On Thursday, September 17, the Council of Ministers held a cooperation meeting with the Collectivité of Saint Martin at the Government Administration Building. Although this meeting was planned since earlier in the week, both governments are elated with the outcome of the unity march of Wednesday, September 16, that took place at the […]

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Minister Doran: Four priority shelters completed

By   /  August 28, 2020  /  Community, Government, Social  /  Comments Off on Minister Doran: Four priority shelters completed

~ Shelters officially handed over to managers ~ PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure (VROMI), the Honorable Egbert J. Doran, has the distinct pleasure to announce the completion of the works at the four priority shelters. The four shelters are the Dutch Quarter Community Center, the Rupert Maynard Community […]

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Government Administration Building Closed for Scheduled Sanitization

By   /  August 20, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Government Administration Building Closed for Scheduled Sanitization

POND ISLAND — As part of the protocol to ensure the continuous safety of government employees and the general-public, Deputy Prime Minister Egbert J. Doran has announced the closure of the Government Administration Building on Friday, August 21, 2020, in order to allow cleaning and sanitization of the entire building. The cleaning and sanitation will […]

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Government’s counterproposal rejected in Kingdom Council of Ministers Meeting

By   /  August 20, 2020  /  Finance, Government  /  Comments Off on Government’s counterproposal rejected in Kingdom Council of Ministers Meeting

POND ISLAND — The counterproposal for COVID-19 third tranche of liquidity support had been finalized by the Council of Ministers ahead of the August 14, 2020, Kingdom Council of Ministers (Rijks Ministerraad) meeting. To receive the third tranche of liquidity support, the Netherlands’ proposal included the ‘new entity’ responsible for managing the 3rd tranche, amongst […]

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Minister Doran meets with district cleaners

By   /  August 20, 2020  /  Community, Environment, Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Doran meets with district cleaners

~ Encourages residents to follow Pre-hurricane cleanup schedule ~ PHILIPSBURG — The Honorable Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure, Mr. Egbert J. Doran, and staff members of the Department of Infrastructure Management, recently held a meeting with the directors of the district cleaners. The meeting was geared towards ascertaining the concerns and […]

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Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Doran National Briefing Statements on Commercial Business Closures

By   /  August 15, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Doran National Briefing Statements on Commercial Business Closures

PHILIPSBURG — The following statements are taken from the Deputy Prime Minister’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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Adult Entertainment Industry Voluntarily Closes to Help Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19

By   /  August 15, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Adult Entertainment Industry Voluntarily Closes to Help Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19

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POND ISLAND — Considering the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases on St. Maarten, the adult entertainment industry has volunteered to close their businesses and cease operations in the interest of protecting the community from the further spread of the virus. These businesses and their operations will remain closed until the end of the month. They […]

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Ministry of Justice currently finalizing process for certificates of conduct

By   /  August 14, 2020  /  Government, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice currently finalizing process for certificates of conduct

PHILIPSBURG — In its effort to further streamline the application process of certificates of conduct, the Ministry of Justice has sought to deepen its cooperation with the Public Service Center (PSC). The new process that is being adopted is similar to that which takes place in Curacao. Initially, the Prosecutor’s office maintained the mandate to […]

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Prime Minister Jacobs to travel for personal family reasons

By   /  August 12, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Jacobs to travel for personal family reasons

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Jacobs is traveling for family related matters today, Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister Egbert Doran will assume responsibility during her absence. Prime Minister Jacobs will continue to be in contact with him and her colleagues virtually. All residents of St. Maarten are reminded to continue to exercise caution […]

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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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