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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Apr 2022 12:20 AM

12 Customs Officers Sworn In By Justice Minister Richardson

Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Doran and Minister of Justice Anna Richardson (standing, centre) with Customs St. Maarten Management Team and the 12 newly-sworn-in Customs officers.


PHILIPSBURG--Twelve enthusiastic new Customs officers of the Class of 2022 took their oath in the presence of Mini Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Apr 2022 10:23 PM

El Ministro Ottley Visit Smmc Para Una Actualizacin Sobre El Progreso Del Proyecto Smgh.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Ministro de Salud Pblica, Desarrollo Social y Trabajo (VSA), Omar Ottleyvisit SMMC el 14 de abril de 2022, para tener
discusiones con la Gerencia y representantes de FINSO, sobre cuestiones relacionadas con los plazos y el progreso de la construccin del nuevo Hospital General de Sint Maarten.

El contratista inform al Ministro Ottley que el ltimo vaciado del edificio principal est programado para fines de julio de 2022.
El Ministro Ottley enfatiz a SMMC y FINSO que es completamente responsable de los plazos previstos, y que l esta deseando que el proyecto se complete con xito.

The post El Ministro Ottley visit SMMC para una actualizacin sobre el progreso del proyecto SMGH Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Apr 2022 10:11 PM

C.O.M.E. Organiza El Primer Concurso Anual De Talento Para Personas Mayores

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Community Outreach Mentorship and Empowerment Center, mejor conocido como C.O.M.E Center, organiz su primer concurso anual de talentos para personas de la tercera edad en el Cultural Center el viernes 22 de abril de 2022. El animado evento fue parte de las celebraciones del dcimo aniversario del centro comunitario ubicado en Long Wall Road. El enfrentamiento de talentos atrajo a una audiencia que iba desde adultos mayores, adultos jvenes y nios. Este evento fue una de la lista de actividades de recaudacin de fondos del Centro C.O.M.E que se llevar a cabo en los prximos meses, para ayudar a financiar sus muchas iniciativas de alcance comunitario.

La noche cont con actuaciones en tres categoras: baile, modelaje y canto Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Apr 2022 08:26 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--The Community Outreach Mentorship and Empowerment Center, better known as C.O.M.E Center, hosted its first annual Senior Citizens talent showdown at the Cultural Center on Friday, April 22, 2022. The lively event was part of the 10-year anniversary celebrations of the community center located on the Long Wall road. The talent showdown drew an audience ranging from seniors to young adults, to children. This event was one of the C.O.M.E Center's lists of fundraising activities that will be held in upcoming months, to assist in financing its many community outreach initiatives.

The night featured performances in three categories: dance, modeling, and signing Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Apr 2022 08:28 PM

El Ministro Ottley Celebr El Da De La Tierra Con Green Learning Academia.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El viernes 22 de abril de 2022, el Ministro de Salud Pblica, Social Desarrollo y Trabajo (VSA), Omar Ottley visit el Green
Learning Academy, donde asisti como invitado de honor.

La invitacin fue extendida al Hno. Ministro para celebrar el Da de la Tierra con los nios y la organizacin. El Eco-Club hizo una presentacin al Ministro, despus de lo cual el Ministro Ottley pronunci un breve discurso.

El Ministro tambin se comprometi a promover la agricultura, sostenibilidad y salud Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Apr 2022 08:24 PM

Mensaje Del Da De La Tierra De La Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Compaeros habitantes de Sint Maartener, me dirijo a ustedes cordialmente con motivo del Da de la Tierra, un evento anual que se celebra el 22 de abril para demostrar el apoyo a la proteccin, conservacin y sostenibilidad del medio ambiente.

Permtanme compartir brevemente con ustedes la siguiente cita: Cada decisin que tomas tiene un impacto en el medio ambiente. Desde lo que eliges comer para la cena, lo que vistes, hasta cmo te desplazas al trabajo.

Como Pequeos Estados Insulares en Desarrollo (SIDS) y en particular como Sint Maarteners, somos muy conscientes del impacto negativo que los humanos pueden tener en el medio ambiente y, a su vez, el efecto que esto tiene en el cambio del clima Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Apr 2022 07:35 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Friday 22 April 2022, The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley visited the Green Learning Academy, where he was invited as an honorary guest.

The invitation was extended to the Hon. Minister to celebrate Earth Day with the kids and the organization. The Eco-Club gave a presentation to the Minister, after which Minister Ottley delivered a short speech.

The Minister also made a pledge to promote agriculture, sustainability, and health Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
22 Apr 2022 05:53 PM

Mp Duncan Elogia El xito De La Discusin Del Panel De Expertos

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El jueves 21 de abril de 2022, la diputada Ludmila Duncan present una propuesta de accin al Parlamento dos das despus de organizar el primer panel de expertos sobre la Carta del Reino de los Pases Bajos. La diputada ha calificado el evento como un xito.

Como presidente del Comit de Asuntos Constitucionales y Descolonizacin, Duncan inici la idea de organizar una mesa redonda de alto nivel en el 2021. Con la aprobacin de varios partidos, un subcomit integrado por el parlamentario George Pantophlet, el parlamentario Raeyhon Peterson y el parlamentario suspendido Claudius Buncamper y expertos constitucionales propusieron varios temas Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Apr 2022 02:30 PM

Alcohol And Drug Rehab To Get Bars And Food Trucks Next Door

Turning Point Foundation for drug rehabilitation, based on Pond Islands Soualiga Boulevard since 1997, fears it will have to close its doors if the governments plans for bars and food trucks next door go ahead.

PHILIPSBURG--Nine months after Minister of Justice Anna Richardson announced that Turning Point Foundation was to Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Apr 2022 10:21 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday 21st April 2022 Member of Parliament Ludmila Duncan submitted a proposal for action to Parliament two days after hosting the first-ever expert panel discussion on the Charter of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The MP has deemed the event a success.

As Chair of the Committee for Constitutional Affairs and Decolonization, Duncan initiated the idea of hosting a high-level roundtable in 2021. With multi-partisan approval, a subcommittee comprising MP George Pantophlet, MP Raeyhon Peterson, and suspended MP Claudius Buncamper proposed several themes and constitutional experts Read more


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Source: 721 News
22 Apr 2022 01:07 AM

Four Months In 2022 And No Contract Was Issued By Government To Clean Trenches

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — For 4 months the trenches havent been cleaned because the contracts expired since December 2021 and until this day they havent been renewed. The amount of pollution that goes into the ponds when it rains is big and it heads into the sea when the Government open up the Fresh pond to drop the pond level.

All the plastic and Styrofoam items will kill many fishes and turtles in the ponds or sea if we allow this to continue. Also many trenches like the Rolandus channel, Belvedere trenches, Ring road, arch road (by pool bar) trenches and many other trenches around the island arent hard surfaces and are growing closed.

Lastly many culverts (pipes under the roads etc.) are mostly blocked up with sand, rocks and stray garbage, causing lots of water remaining on the roads Read more


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Source: 721 News
22 Apr 2022 01:03 AM

Duncan Lauds Success Of Expert Panel Discussion; Submits Proposal On Action Points

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — On Thursday 21st April 2022 Member of Parliament Ludmila Duncan submitted a proposal for action to Parliament two days after hosting the first ever expert panel discussion on the Charter of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The MP has deemed the event a success.

As Chair of the Committee for Constitutional Affairs and Decolonization, Duncan initiated the idea of hosting a high-level roundtable in 2021. With multi-partisan approval, a subcommittee comprising of MP George Pantophlet, MP Raeyhon Peterson and suspended MP Claudius Buncamper proposed several themes and constitutional experts Read more


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Source: 721 News
22 Apr 2022 01:01 AM

Continue To Be Proud Of Your Mouth Cps Tells Students

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the ministry, would like to thank all the schools that participated in this years World Oral Health Day (WOHD) 2022 in March.

A CPS representatives said that students delivered some beautiful artwork and urged them to continue being Proud of Your Mouth.

The schools that participated for World Oral Health Art Competition were St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
21 Apr 2022 11:49 PM

Duncan Submits Proposal On Action Points For Charter

National Alliance (NA) MP Ludmila Duncan (centre) with experts attorney Reynold Groeneveldt (left), former Ombudsman and attorney Dr. Nilda Arduin (second left), Professor Dr. Gerhard Hoogers (fourth left) and political scientist Julio Romney (right).

PHILIPSBURG--National Alliance (NA) Member of Parliament (MP) Ludmila Duncan on Thursday, April 21, submitted a proposal for action to Parliament, two days after hosting the first-ever expert panel discussion on the Charter of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Apr 2022 11:11 PM

Cps Les Dice A Los Estudiantes: Contine Con S Orgulloso De Tu Boca

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) El Ministerio Pblico Colectivo de Salud, Desarrollo Social y Trabajo (Ministerio VSA) Servicios de Prevencin (CPS), un departamento dentro del ministerio, les agradece a todas las escuelas que participaron en la edicin de este ao. Da Mundial de la Salud Bucodental (WOHD) 2022 de marzo.

Representantes de CPS dijeron que los estudiantes entregaron unos hermosos obra de arte y los inst a seguir siendo “orgullosos de su boca”.

Las escuelas que participaron en el Concurso Mundial de Arte de Salud Bucal fueron St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Apr 2022 04:30 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the ministry, would like to thank all the schools that participated in this years World Oral Health Day (WOHD) 2022 in March.

A CPS representative said that students delivered some beautiful artwork and urged them to continue being Proud of Your Mouth.

The schools that participated in World Oral Health Art Competition were St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
21 Apr 2022 10:11 AM

Primary Schools Preparing For King Games On Friday

From left: Department of Sports Policy Officer Jisk Goslinga (Far left), Department of Sports Administrative medewerker Idahlia Rogers, Sister Borgia Elementary School principal Jacobs, Minister ECYS Rodolphe Samuel and pupils.

PHILIPSBURG--Sixteen primary schools on St. Maarten are preparing for the 2022 King Games (Koningss Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Apr 2022 08:58 AM

It wasnt long ago that participation in the crypto markets was limited to individual early adopters. Today, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies can be found everywhere, and the crypto-economy is expanding and becoming a truly global financial system.

Entrepreneurs from around the world are motivated by a Bitcoin-Blockchain ideology and have joined friendly jurisdictions like Switzerland, Puerto Rico, and Miami. These are the worlds first successful crypto-friendly jurisdictions supporting innovation and helping bridge the financial and crypto worlds together.

In September 2021, El-Salvador became the first Sovereign-States to legalize Bitcoin as legal tender, purchasing over 1800 Bitcoin for their treasury Read more


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Source: 721 News
20 Apr 2022 11:32 PM

Witu Starts Petition For Payment Of Vacation Allowance 2022

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — President of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) Stuart Johnson said, today is the day we put the rights of teaching and non-teaching staff back as a priority in St. Maarten.

The WITU President outlined the contents of the petition that has nine points of motivation and all WITU members are being called to sign it in solidarity.

The nine points of motivation in the petition are:

That the Liquidity of the Government of St Read more

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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Apr 2022 08:41 PM

El Ministro Ottley Agradece El Dia De Diversin Comunitaria

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Ministro de Salud Pblica, Desarrollo Social y Trabajo (VSA), Omar Ottley expresa su agradecimiento a la Comunidad
Personal de Desarrollo, Familia y Asuntos Humanitarios (CDFHA) por la organizacin en el da de diversin familiar que se llev a cabo el sbado 16 de abril en el Centro Comunitario de St. Peters.

Adems, el Ministro desea agradecer a la comunidad de St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Apr 2022 07:12 PM

Witu Inicia Peticin Para Pago De Asignacin Vacacional 2022

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — El presidente del Sindicato de Maestros de las Islas de Barlovento (WITU), Stuart Johnson, dijo: “hoy es el da en que volvemos a poner los derechos del personal docente y no docente como una prioridad en St. Maarten”.

El presidente de WITU describi el contenido de la peticin que tiene nueve puntos de motivacin y todos los miembros de WITU estn llamados a firmarla en solidaridad.

Los nueve puntos de motivacin de la peticin son:

Que la Liquidez del Gobierno de St Read more

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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Apr 2022 06:47 PM

Heyliger-Marten Inspirada Y Animada Por Las Expresiones De Apoyo En Eurolat

~Las reuniones en Argentina abrieron muchas puertas para Sint Maarten a nivel internacional~
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Justo despus de haber representado a Sint Maarten en el Taller Internacional de Acadmicos y Parlamentarios en la Patagonia, Argentina, la Presidenta del Parlamento Grisha Heyliger-Marten asisti a las sesiones plenarias de la Asamblea General de EUROLAT en Buenos Aires.

EUROLAT es una asamblea parlamentaria multilateral, compuesta por 75 miembros de los parlamentos regionales de Amrica Latina y el Caribe, y 75 miembros del Parlamento Europeo.

Durante las sesiones se toman decisiones formales sobre cuestiones operativas, incluyendo los nombramientos, la aprobacin del presupuesto y la adecuacin de las resoluciones Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Apr 2022 01:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- President of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) Stuart Johnson said, today is the day we put the rights of teaching and non-teaching staff back as a priority in St. Maarten.

The WITU President outlined the contents of the petition that has nine points of motivation and all WITU members are being called to sign it in solidarity.

The nine points of motivation in the petition are:

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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Apr 2022 11:59 AM

Justice Minister: Restructuring Of Crime Fund To Begin Shortly

 PHILIPSBURG--Following several news reports on the absence of the justification announced by Minister of Justice Anna Richardson in November for the use of funds from the St. Maarten Crime Fund, the minister announced that the Crime Fund currently carries a balance of over one million Antillean guilders.

  How much money has been invested in crime prevention since Minister Richardson took office on March 28, 2020, and what projects have been financed with money from the Crime Fund, is not known.

  The long-awaited spending plan announced by Richardson in Parliament in November last year has not yet been presented and, according to a press release from the minister, is still six months away. 

  The project to restructure the Crime Fund begins in April 2022 and will be carried out by the Government Accounting Bureau SOAB, Richardson announced Read more


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