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PJIAE N.V. awards Ballast Nedam contract for “Package 2” SXM Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project

By   /  July 21, 2021  /  Aviation, Business, Local News, Tourism, Transportation  /  Comments Off on PJIAE N.V. awards Ballast Nedam contract for “Package 2” SXM Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten (July 20, 2020) – Following a thorough selection process launched by the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company (PJIAE N.V.), Ballast Nedam International Projects B.V. was selected as the general contractor for the St. Maarten Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project. This international contracting company has vast experience building large-scale and complex projects worldwide, including ports, hospitals, and […]

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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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Indigo Bay Development one step closer

By   /  July 20, 2021  /  Business, Hospitality, Labor, Local News, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Indigo Bay Development one step closer

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, (VSA) Omar Ottley signed a scope of service agreement (SOS) with Indigo Shores Developments B. V. The SOS brings the vision of this luxurious hotel one step closer to reality. The scope of service agreement ensures not only economical benefits for Sint Maarten but also the […]

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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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World Bank Country Director Burunciuc pledges commitment to St. Maarten

By   /  July 16, 2021  /  Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on World Bank Country Director Burunciuc pledges commitment to St. Maarten

?Today, Thursday, July 15th, new World Bank Country Director for Caribbean Countries Lilia Burunciuc and World Bank Program Manager for the Sint Maarten Trust Fund Michelle Keane paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs. During the discussion, Burunciuc pledged her commitment to the progress and finalization of the […]

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Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson pleased with the results of Justice Conference

By   /  July 16, 2021  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson pleased with the results of Justice Conference

On Monday, July 12, 2021 through Wednesday, July 14, 2021, the Honorable Minister Anna E. Richardson hosted a Conference commemorating Justice Week 2021 at the Simpson Bay Resort. The conference served as an opportunity for each department and external partners of the Ministry to discuss topics related to their operations which included their legal basis, […]

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VMT secures new shipment of Pfizer vaccine and extends the possibility to get first dose

By   /  July 14, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on VMT secures new shipment of Pfizer vaccine and extends the possibility to get first dose

At the Festival Village on Friday, July 9th, and Sucker Garden on Saturday, July 10th, combined, 783 persons got vaccinated, of which 630 persons came for their first dose. After this great turnout at the last two vaccination popups, the Vaccine Management Team (VMT) decided to extend the possibility of getting the first dose of […]

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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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Minister Anna E. Richardson tours Victim Support Services Curaçao & Bon Futuro Prison

By   /  July 9, 2021  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Anna E. Richardson tours Victim Support Services Curaçao & Bon Futuro Prison

On Thursday, July 8th, 2021, the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson made a visit to the Victim Support Services (VSS) of Curaçao where she was welcomed by Director Milouska Everitz. This visit was one of keen interest for Minister Richardson as VSS Sint Maarten is in the final phases of being established for […]

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Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor makes a decision in favor of students going abroad to study, civil servants and the Public

By   /  July 9, 2021  /  Education, Government, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor makes a decision in favor of students going abroad to study, civil servants and the Public

Minister Ottley along with VMT and the Ministry of VSA has set up extra community vaccination pop-ups and is urging all students who are going abroad in the pursuit of higher studies to come out on July 9th and 10th 2021, to receive their first or second shot of the Pfizer vaccine. This decision should […]

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