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Caribbean Wellness Day to be Observed on September 12

By   /  September 11, 2020  /  Island Life, Social  /  Comments Off on Caribbean Wellness Day to be Observed on September 12

Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) will be observed across the region on Saturday, September 12 to promote good health and well-being of the whole of society, the Collective Prevention Service (CPS), a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) said on Thursday. The overall theme proposed for the next five […]

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The Hyacinth Richardson Foundation (HREAF) kicks off food assistance program

By   /  September 2, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Island Life, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on The Hyacinth Richardson Foundation (HREAF) kicks off food assistance program

ST. PETERS — On Saturday, August 29, 2020, thirty-two families received two bags of groceries, bottled water, face masks, and COVID-19 awareness pamphlets compliments of Hyacinth Richardson Educational Awareness Foundation and Secours Populaire Français. The two organizations intend to give away 260 food bags during the week to families and senior citizens negatively impacted by […]

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Dutch St. Maarten Reopens To US Visitors, French St. Martin Remains Closed

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Aviation, Island Life, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Dutch St. Maarten Reopens To US Visitors, French St. Martin Remains Closed

GREAT BAY — St. Maarten continues with plans to reopen today, August 1st, to the U.S. Market. Considering this, a decision has been made by Madam Préfète Sylvie Feucher to close the French-Dutch Border as per July 31st, at noon. The French-Dutch internal borders are being controlled; however, for work and other medical reasons, persons […]

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Minister Doran states that the Alegria Hotel issue was handled before his tenure

By   /  July 24, 2020  /  Infrastructure, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Minister Doran states that the Alegria Hotel issue was handled before his tenure

~ Ministry is busy with a full evaluation ~ The Honorable Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure, Mr. Egbert Doran, stated that the issue in regards to the issuance of the water parcel to the Alegria Hotel has his full attention.  Minister Doran, who has been corresponding with the Nature Foundation, said […]

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July 18 Set for Repatriation Flight Organized to Bring Students and Residents Home

By   /  July 10, 2020  /  Aviation, Education, Island Life, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on July 18 Set for Repatriation Flight Organized to Bring Students and Residents Home

In collaboration with the Department of Foreign Relations (DBB), the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport (ECYS), and the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT), a repatriation flight has been arranged with Spirit Airlines for students and residents to return to St. Maarten. The flight will depart from Hollywood International Airport […]

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ROTARY CLUB MID ISLE INSTALLS NEW BOARD FOR ROTARY YEAR 2020-2021

By   /  July 6, 2020  /  Civic, Island Life  /  Comments Off on ROTARY CLUB MID ISLE INSTALLS NEW BOARD FOR ROTARY YEAR 2020-2021

On June 27,2020, The Rotary Club of Sint Maarten Mid Isle had its annual Change of Board (COB) ceremony. Considering the economic state that our island is in and the fact that we are still not fully COVID free, the club decided to do this year’s COB in a smaller setting for Mid Isle members […]

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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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Illegal Parking in Philipsburg will no longer be tolerated. Hefty fines to be issued

By   /  June 20, 2020  /  Island Life, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Illegal Parking in Philipsburg will no longer be tolerated. Hefty fines to be issued

PHILIPSBURG) – Over the past few days, the Sint Maarten Police Force Patrols (KPSM), has observed a huge increase in illegal parking on the Boardwalk in Philipsburg, the law enforcement agency said on Thursday in a statement. We would like to, through this press release, warn the general public that if your vehicle is parked […]

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Sint Maarten’s Prime Minister Jacobs profiled in Indian publication ‘When Women Lead, The Virus Loses’

By   /  June 12, 2020  /  International News, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Sint Maarten’s Prime Minister Jacobs profiled in Indian publication ‘When Women Lead, The Virus Loses’

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – MiD-DAY.com is a publication out of Mumbai, India, that is a part of Jagran Prakashan Ltd (JPL) – described as India’s leading media and communications group with its interests spanning across Print, Mobile and Online that covers all of India as its footprint – and is arguably amongst one […]

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