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Ministry of VROMI takes Rainfall Mitigation Measures. Interruption in Great Bay Beachgoing Activities

By   /  October 19, 2021  /  Environment, Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of VROMI takes Rainfall Mitigation Measures. Interruption in Great Bay Beachgoing Activities

The Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) is advising against beach going activities at the Great Bay Beach for the next few days due to the temporary opening of the Great Bay Channel which took place at 6:00PM October 18, 2021, through 12:00AM midnight. The decision to open the […]

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Further study options to be outlined ‘My PBL, PKL and TKL Education and Beyond’

By   /  October 18, 2021  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on Further study options to be outlined ‘My PBL, PKL and TKL Education and Beyond’

Workshop Slated for Oct. 19, 2021. Rather than complaining, it is wiser to research what options there are for continuing your education. This is applicable especially to graduates from Sundial school, Milton Peters College VSBO, and the St. Maarten Academy PSVE. Consequently the Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth & […]

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BUSINESS CLOSURE EXTENDED TO 1 AM

By   /  October 14, 2021  /  Business, Hospitality, Island Life, Labor, Local News, Tourism  /  Comments Off on BUSINESS CLOSURE EXTENDED TO 1 AM

On Wednesday October 13th; The Ministers of TEATT and VSA held a meeting with night life business owners to discuss protocols and business closing hours moving forward.    During discussions, both Ministers agreed to extend the hours of night life for businesses to 1 A.M. The extension will go into effect on Friday October 15th […]

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Minister Richardson visits the National Forensic Institute in the Netherlands

By   /  September 30, 2021  /  Justice, Kingdom Affairs, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson visits the National Forensic Institute in the Netherlands

On Monday, September 27th, 2021, Minister Richardson was received by the Director of the National Forensic Institute (hereafter NFI), Mr. Marc Elsensohn, and the senior advisor and account manager for the Caribbean Ms. Judy van Overveld. The National Forensic Institute is one of the world?s leading accredited forensic laboratories and one of its kind in […]

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Minister Richardson asks Minister Grapperhaus to expand cooperation beyond KPSM

By   /  September 30, 2021  /  Government, Justice, Kingdom Affairs, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson asks Minister Grapperhaus to expand cooperation beyond KPSM

On Monday September 27, 2021, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson, accompanied by the Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus visited Minister of Justice and Security in the Netherlands Mr. Ferdinand Grapperhaus. In closing of her meetings with her Dutch counterparts, Minister Richardson paid a visit to Minister Grapperhaus. There she reflected on the positive experience that […]

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Minister Lawrence meets with BIP SXM

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Business, Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence meets with BIP SXM

The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (Minister of TEATT), Mr. Roger Lawrence and his support staff met with the Supervisory Board, Director and the team of the Bureau for Intellectual Property Sint Maarten (the Bureau/BIP SXM) for an introductory meeting. During the meeting, the Supervisory Board, Director and the team members of […]

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Minister Richardson visits Customs Administration of the Netherlands and the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Government, Justice, Kingdom Affairs, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson visits Customs Administration of the Netherlands and the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

On Friday September 23, 2021, Minister Richardson had an introductory meeting with the acting director of Enforcement policy and International policy at Dutch Customs Mrs. Irene Uitermark and Dutch Customs’ strategic Policy Advisor International Affairs Mr. Bert De Haas at the Head of Office of the Customs Administration in the city of Rotterdam. Dutch Customs […]

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Compliance with recommendations to Justice Ministry

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Government, Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Compliance with recommendations to Justice Ministry

On Friday September 17, 2021 the Ministry of Justice held a meeting with the Department Heads and Management of the different organization within the Ministry. In this meeting the SG and the Department of Judicial Affairs addressed the recommendations of the Law Enforcement Council, Progress Committee and Integrity Chamber. Since 2011 the Law Enforcement Council […]

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19 COVID-19 recoveries today

By   /  September 23, 2021  /  Justice, Kingdom Affairs, Local News  /  Comments Off on 19 COVID-19 recoveries today

As of September 22nd , there were fifteen (15) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however nineteen (19) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to one hundred fifty nine (159). The total number of confirmed cases is now four thousand one hundred sixty one (4161). The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring one […]

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Minister of Justice meets with Mayors of Municipalities, Public Prosecutor and District Chief of Police

By   /  September 23, 2021  /  Justice, Kingdom Affairs, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice meets with Mayors of Municipalities, Public Prosecutor and District Chief of Police

On Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021, the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson along with her support staff met with the Mayor of Leiden Henri Lenferink, the District Chief of Police Marieke Bosch, and the Public Prosecutor Fleur Simonis. The meeting was arranged for Minister Richardson to gain an understanding of how the “triangle” meeting […]

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