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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs reminds the community not to become complacent

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs reminds the community not to become complacent

PHILIPSBURG — The government of St. Maarten continues to allow for more businesses to open and fully operate in a safe and responsible manner. While St. Maarten continues to get accustomed to our ‘new normal’, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs would like to remind the community that COVID-19 is still being spread throughout our community. It […]

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Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs 10th Anniversary of 1010 Commemoration Speech on Decadal Growth & Progress

By   /  October 12, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs 10th Anniversary of 1010 Commemoration Speech on Decadal Growth & Progress

People of St. Maarten, it is my honor and pleasure to address you today on the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of St. Maarten attaining Country status within the Kingdom of the Netherlands; a Decade since we embarked on a brand new journey as a Constituent State. Affectionately called 10-10-10, it is the start of […]

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SMMC gives tour of ACF to Prime Minister, Minister VSA and VSA Inspectorate

By   /  October 6, 2020  /  Health  /  Comments Off on SMMC gives tour of ACF to Prime Minister, Minister VSA and VSA Inspectorate

CAY HILL — Ahead of the transfer of care to the new storm-resilient Auxiliary Care Facility (ACF), St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) gave a tour to the Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA) Richard Panneflek and the Inspectorate of Health Dr. Earl Best on Monday, October […]

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PM Jacobs honors Educators in honor of Teachers’ Appreciation Day 2020

By   /  October 5, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on PM Jacobs honors Educators in honor of Teachers’ Appreciation Day 2020

GREAT BAY — October 5th each year is the day that Teachers are Internationally recognized for the role they play in the development of children and youth as well as learners of all ages. On behalf of the Council of Ministers, I take the time to honor educators here on St. Maarten and all around […]

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Government of St. Maarten in full support of the reconstruction projects

By   /  September 29, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Government of St. Maarten in full support of the reconstruction projects

POND ISLAND — The Council of Ministers refutes the claim that St. Maarten opposes reconstruction as published by Koninkrijks.nu in its article on Friday, September 25. The article was based on a letter from State Secretary Knops to the second chamber. The Government of St. Maarten considers this statement incorrect and misleading to the people […]

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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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