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St. Maarten negotiations on the 3rd tranche of liquidity support start today

By   /  November 14, 2020  /  Finance, Government  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten negotiations on the 3rd tranche of liquidity support start today

POND ISLAND — The discussion on the third tranche of liquidity support commenced this morning, Friday, November 13, 2020, after the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting, wherein State Secretary Knops expressed the willingness of the Netherlands to engage in discussions with St. Maarten on the third tranche for liquidity support. St. Maarten has been […]

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COVID-19 trend on St. Maarten to date

By   /  November 10, 2020  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on COVID-19 trend on St. Maarten to date

PHILIPSBURG — As of November 9th, CPS reports an increase in the 7-day moving average. The average has increased from a short-term trend of 5-per day to 8-per day. While these numbers are still small, it reflects a 60% increase in cases over the last 10 days. The island has also sadly experienced an additional […]

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King holds conversations about medical care on Aruba and Sint Maarten during coronacrisis

By   /  October 15, 2020  /  Health, Kingdom Affairs  /  Comments Off on King holds conversations about medical care on Aruba and Sint Maarten during coronacrisis

HARBOUR VIEW, PHILIPSBURG — His Majesty the King has spoken to personnel of organizations that provide medical care during the corona outbreak in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom, via online video conversations on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. The King spoke to, among others, the chairman of the General practitioners association on Aruba (HAVA) about […]

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St. Maarten commemorates 1st decade of Country Status with Virtual Events

By   /  October 12, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten commemorates 1st decade of Country Status with Virtual Events

On behalf of the Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs hereby invites the people of St. Maarten to join and take part in the Virtual Commemoration of Constitution Day under the theme ‘Decadal Growth and Progress’, on October 12th, 2020 at 10:00 am via Government of Sint Maarten Facebook page. Today, Saturday, October 10, […]

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Commemorative coin on the occasion of ‘10 years of structural reforms’

By   /  October 8, 2020  /  Banking, Finance, Local News  /  Comments Off on Commemorative coin on the occasion of ‘10 years of structural reforms’

Willemstad/Philipsburg – The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) issued a unique commemorative circulation coin to mark 10 years of structural reforms since October 10, 2010. The CBCS officially presented the coin to the prime ministers and the ministers of Finance of Curaçao and Sint Maarten. In Curaçao, the officials received the coin […]

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UoC Legislative Writing Program

By   /  September 15, 2020  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on UoC Legislative Writing Program

PHILIPSBURG — A total of nine persons, seven Civil Servants and two external candidates, have enrolled from Sint Maarten to participate in a one-year legislative course organized by the University of Curacao.  The program, slated to begin on September 14, 2020, is an online training for lawyers, to equip them with the knowledge of the […]

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St. Maarten prepares to welcome international passengers with rigorous screening steps at PJIA

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Aviation, Health, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten prepares to welcome international passengers with rigorous screening steps at PJIA

SIMPSON BAY — As St. Maarten re-opens its borders to international travelers in the wake of the Corona Virus global pandemic, Minister of Public Health, Social Development & Labor (VSA), the honorable Richard Panneflek would like to remind all incoming traveler to Sint Maarten must complete the online Health Authorization Form via www.stmaartenentry.com no later […]

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St. Maarten on schedule to re-open on August 1st, 2020, to the US, with a strict protocol

By   /  July 30, 2020  /  Aviation, Business, Local News  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten on schedule to re-open on August 1st, 2020, to the US, with a strict protocol

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten will open on August 1st, 2020, to travelers from the US. The safety of visitors and residents remains the top priority for the country. In preparation of opening, site inspections took place at all lodging facilities to ensure that the protocol and guidelines in place are followed. With these strict measures […]

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Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Sint Maarten. Residents advised to prepare for tropical storm conditions

By   /  July 28, 2020  /  Weather  /  Comments Off on Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Sint Maarten. Residents advised to prepare for tropical storm conditions

As of 11.00am on Tuesday morning, Sint Maarten is under a Tropical Storm Warning. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area within 36 hours. The weather system has been classified as a potential tropical cyclone.  The forecast track has the system moving through our region on Wednesday. […]

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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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