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PM Jacobs sends letter regarding the proposed entity to SS Knops

By   /  August 7, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on PM Jacobs sends letter regarding the proposed entity to SS Knops

PHILIPSBURG — Since the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting on July 10th, whereby Prime Minister Jacobs attended with her colleague Prime Ministers of Aruba and Curacao, and their Ministers Plenipotentiary regarding the liquidity support for 3rd tranche, Prime Minister Jacobs has been in constant contact with her colleague Prime Ministers of Aruba and Curacao about […]

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St. Maarten Rejects ‘New Entity’ under Consensus Kingdom Law in Kingdom Council of Ministers Meeting

By   /  July 12, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten Rejects ‘New Entity’ under Consensus Kingdom Law in Kingdom Council of Ministers Meeting

THE HAGUE/PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs arrived in the Netherlands on Friday morning to participate in the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting together with the Prime Ministers of Aruba and Curacao and the Plenipotentiary Ministers from the three Dutch Caribbean countries. The purpose of the visit was to defend St. Maarten’s position regarding the […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Attends Kingdom Council of Ministers Meeting In The Netherlands

By   /  July 10, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Attends Kingdom Council of Ministers Meeting In The Netherlands

PHILIPSBURG – Based upon the approved motion passed in the Parliament of Sint Maarten on July 8, Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs left for The Netherlands earlier today to join our Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus in the Kingdom Council of Ministers’ meeting in The Hague on July 10, 2020. The motion was approved with 15 […]

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SMDF Presents Audited 2019 Annual Report to PM Jacobs

By   /  July 7, 2020  /  Government, Local News, Social  /  Comments Off on SMDF Presents Audited 2019 Annual Report to PM Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) closed out the month of June by presenting its Audited Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019 to the Government of St. Maarten via Minister of General Affairs and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs. The audit, conducted by Stichting Overheidsaccountantsbureau (SOAB), provides a detailed overview of SMDF’s internal […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Emancipation Day Address

By   /  July 3, 2020  /  Culture, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Emancipation Day Address

Fellow St. Maarteners, Residents of our beloved island, Distinguished Guests, Online viewers, Ladies, and Gentlemen. Good Morning, In 1863, when the institution that was slavery, was officially abolished on the southern side of St. Martin, our ancestors on whose shoulders we stand today had already liberated themselves by making it economically unfeasible for it to […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs concerned about “New Entity” being proposed

By   /  June 27, 2020  /  Finance, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs concerned about “New Entity” being proposed

PHILIPSBURG — A four-country consultation between the Netherlands, Curacao, Aruba, and St. Maarten was held on Thursday, June 25, 2020, with the main agenda point being the new entity proposed by the Netherlands as a condition for the 3rd Tranche of COVID-19 liquidity support. Documentation for said entity, however, remains pending. The new entity formed […]

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Council of Ministers Commends Unity Among Unions

By   /  June 25, 2020  /  Government, Labor  /  Comments Off on Council of Ministers Commends Unity Among Unions

The Government of St. Maarten has been informed of a series of manifestations that have been ongoing this week. Permission for these manifestations was requested and they have been granted. The government was also informed concerning the willingness of union members to partake in these meetings and manifestations. During the past two days, Prime Minister […]

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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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PRIME MINISTER & CHAIR OF THE EOC SILVERIA JACOBS UPDATES ON COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS MAY 14, 2020

By   /  May 17, 2020  /  COVID-19  /  Comments Off on PRIME MINISTER & CHAIR OF THE EOC SILVERIA JACOBS UPDATES ON COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS MAY 14, 2020

Prime Minister and Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs hereby updates the general public for today, Thursday, May 14, 2020, as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments and the Government’s COVID-19 containment, mitigation and response measures.  Based on the latest available data provided by Collective […]

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Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs International Nurses Day Message

By   /  May 13, 2020  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs International Nurses Day Message

Today is International Nurses Day. A day we celebrate and appreciate the people that provide care so selflessly. On this day, we take the time to recognize that commitment. We know that you work long hours, and sacrifice time with your family to care for our entire community. The theme chosen for International Nurses Day […]

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