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Be Prepared for a Busy Hurricane Season. Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready

By   /  July 12, 2020  /  Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Be Prepared for a Busy Hurricane Season. Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Thursday that Food wholesalers and warehouse depots are requested to have their facilities storm/hurricane ready and to review their plans of action for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The aforementioned should be prepared to secure their properties in the event of a storm/hurricane threat. Key weather forecasters […]

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Hurricane Season already sees 5th storm form. Is a stark reminder for residents and business community to be prepared

By   /  July 8, 2020  /  Government, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Hurricane Season already sees 5th storm form. Is a stark reminder for residents and business community to be prepared

The fifth named storm – Edouard – of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season formed over the past weekend south of Newfoundland, Canada, and this is a stark reminder to be prepared, the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Tuesday. Edouard according to weather forecasters is the earliest storm on record to form so early […]

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Reminder to driving schools, instructors and existing and prospective students

By   /  July 2, 2020  /  Public Service Announcements, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Reminder to driving schools, instructors and existing and prospective students

The Inspectorate of the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT), would like to remind all driving schools, instructors and existing and prospective students of the following. Every business should have a COVID-19 Prevention & Safety Plan. The Government of Sint Maarten has issued Guidelines to assist business to prepare their own […]

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ODM reminds residents and business community to be prepared for the hurricane season

By   /  June 26, 2020  /  Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM reminds residents and business community to be prepared for the hurricane season

Hurricane Season Are You Ready PSA

This week we all were reminded once again, that all residents as well as the business community must be prepared for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Friday. On June 23rd the fourth named storm of the season ‘Tropical Storm Dolly’ formed north of Bermuda. Based on historic […]

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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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Denied SSRP support can be appealed

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Finance, Local News, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Denied SSRP support can be appealed

Substantiation as to why decisions should be overturned necessary The Government of Sint Maarten would like to remind the public that their denied applications for SSRP can be appealed with the executing bodies. SZV is the executing authority for the Business Payroll Support. Employers who have been denied payroll or lockdown support can submit their […]

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Panneflek: Encourages the community to remain vigilant

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Community, COVID-19, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Panneflek: Encourages the community to remain vigilant

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Honorable Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek would like to ensure the protection of residents and visitors from the spread of COVID-19. The government is working jointly with the various stakeholders to take responsible incremental steps towards the reopening of the borders; with the aim to restart the local economy. We […]

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Immigration and Border Protection Services Office Reopens on Wednesday by Appointment

By   /  June 17, 2020  /  Justice, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Immigration and Border Protection Services Office Reopens on Wednesday by Appointment

The Cabinet of the Ministry of Justice on behalf of the Minister of Justice Anna Richardson on Tuesday stated that the Immigration and Border Protection Services will be open to the general public on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, by appointments only. The office will be open from Monday to Thursday from 08:30 A.M. – 11:45 […]

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Panneflek: FIGHT BACK, A collective neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control

By   /  June 16, 2020  /  Community, Government, Health, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Panneflek: FIGHT BACK, A collective neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Honorable Minister Richard Panneflek announces that the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor will be executing a Vector Control Awareness Campaign with the slogan “FIGHT BACK, A Neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control” in the communities. The campaign will commence during […]

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