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Source: SMN-News
28 Oct 2020 01:07 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs confirmed on Wednesday that the government along with the parliament of St. Maarten will continue the process of decolonization by giving support to the decolonization committee.
Jacobs said information in the past gave indications that the process was completed however just a few months ago she learned of several reports where the Netherlands was also informed that the process is yet to finalize Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Oct 2020 11:25 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The plan presented by the Minister of TEATT Ludmilla de Weever to the parliament of St. Maarten last week is just the Ministers big idea says Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion. Irion made the statement at the Council of Minister's press conference on Wednesday when he was asked by SMN News if he could provide further details on the tax abolishment that was part of the plan Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Oct 2020 11:41 AM

Dutch Still Refuses Entertain Discussion On Cre, Knops Blackmail Continues.

PHILIPSBURG: --- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs confirmed that the Dutch government still refuses to entertain any form of discussions on the law to establish the Caribbean Reform Entity (CRE). Jacobs said that the same goes for Curacao and Aruba. She said as soon as the Dutch government decides to reopen the discussion St. Maarten will be ready as they did send a number of changes to the law to ensure that this new entity does not trample on the autonomy of the countries Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Oct 2020 11:38 AM

Winair Buckling To Pay St. Barths Handling To Avoid Court Litigations.

~ Invoices were not paid for 6 months, while invoices and emails were ignored. ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Winward Islands Airways International NV (WINAIR) Chief Executive Officer Michael Cleaver and Chief Financial Officer Roberto Gibbs are now trying to avoid court litigations for non-payment of its invoices to Aubin Handling Company while no effort was made to pay the Air Traffic fees to St Barths Airport since March 2020.
WINAIR did not pay any of its bills at least to Aubin Handling and St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
14 Oct 2020 09:24 PM

SmmcS Auxiliary Care Facility (Acf) Officially In Operation

~ Regular procedures to be scaled up again ~

CAY HILL, Sint Maarten – On Tuesday October 13, 2020 SMMCs Outbreak Management Team (OMT) announced that SMMCs Auxiliary Care Facility (ACF), located at the basketball court at RaoulIllidgeSports Complex opposite SMMC, hasrecently beengiven the all clear and is now in full operation.

As a result of the clearance given, the ACF can now be used as a specialized care facility and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, SMMC has transferred all its regular COVID care to the ACF. The off-premises ACF features sixteen (16) beds of which six (6) are ICU and ten (10) are medium-care Read more


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Source: SMN-News
14 Oct 2020 09:37 AM

~ Regular procedures to be scaled up again ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, SMMCs Outbreak Management Team (OMT) announced that SMMCs Auxiliary Care Facility (ACF), located at the basketball court at Raoul Illidge Sports Complex opposite SMMC, has recently been given the all-clear and is now in full operation.
As a result of the clearance given, the ACF can now be used as a specialized care facility and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, SMMC has transferred all its regular COVID care to the ACF Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Oct 2020 02:21 PM

Uwi And Usm Sign Mou Marking Historic Solidarity In The Caribbean

Antonio Carmona Baez, President of USMand Sir Henry Beckles, Vice-Chancellor UWI.

POND ISLAND-- University of St. Martin (USM) and University of the West Indies (UWI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) marking a historic partnership between the two universities.

USM after a decade of working in close partnership with UWI Open Campus, expressed an interest in joining UWI global system which includes joint centres with ten international universities, USM announced in a press release on Saturday.

The UWI Council discussed the concept note and approved it in principle earlier this year, asking Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and his team to develop a road map with a full proposal for further consideration.

That process began with the signing of an MOU between the two universities on Wednesday, October 7.

Vice-Chancellor of UWI, Professor Sir Beckles and Valerie Giterson-Pantophlet, President of the Board of USM met virtually to sign the MOU which marked a historic partnership, not only between the universities, but significantly for the framework for collaboration and regional development now established between the Dutch Caribbean and English-speaking territories of UWI.

As an Economic Historian, Professor Sir Beckles brought context to the importance of the occasion, noting that after 528 years almost to the date, of Christopher Columbus entry into the region on October 12, 1492, that this is A historic and courageous project that seeks to reverse the legacies of the Columbus project, to put those legacies behind us so that we can go forward as one people, one sovereign nation, one civilization Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Oct 2020 01:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The University of St Martin (USM), after a decade of working in close partnership with The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus, expressed an interest in joining The UWI global system which includes joint centres with ten international universities. The UWI Council discussed the concept note and approved it in principle earlier this year, asking Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, and his team to develop a road map with a full proposal for further consideration Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Oct 2020 07:56 PM

St. Maarten Commemorates 1 St Decade Of Country Status With Virtual Events

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – 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 12 th , 2020 at 10:00 am via Government of Sint Maarten Facebook page.

Today, Saturday, October 10, 2020, the commemoration commenced with a live National Address delivered by his Excellency, Governor of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Oct 2020 07:58 PM

St. Maarten Commemorates 1St Decade Of Country Status With Virtual Events.

PHILIPSBURG:--- 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, 2020, the commemoration commenced with a live National Address delivered by his Excellency, Governor of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Oct 2020 12:23 PM

Gebe Selection Process Completed, 12.5% Salary Cuts To Be Discussed.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of VROMI Egbert Jurendy Doran confirmed on Wednesday that the selection process for the management board of GEBE has been completed. He said the shareholder already selected the three candidates and the Supervisory Board of Directors are in the process of making contact with the selected candidates. Doran said after that the screening process should begin as long as the three candidates accept the positions.
Last week the Council of Ministers selected Robert Jan James for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Randel Hato for Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Merril Jimmy Timmer for Chief Operations Officer.
While the Minister of VROMI said the process is nearing its ending phase the Supervisory Board of Directors of NV GEBE still has to cross the threshold of discussing the salaries with the incoming candidates Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Oct 2020 11:54 AM

Ministers, Vsa Inspectorate Tour Care Facility At Smmc

From left: Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Richard Panneflek, VSA Inspectorate head Dr. Earl Best, SMMC Medical Director and OMT Chairman Dr. Felix Holiday, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and AMI Physician Dr Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Oct 2020 12:31 AM

Smmc Gives Tour Of Acf To Prime Minister, Minister Vsa And Vsa Inspectorate

CAY HILL, Sint Maarten — 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 Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Oct 2020 10:39 PM

Smmc Gives Tour Of Acf To Prime Minister, Minister Vsa And Vsa Inspectorate

CAY HILL, Sint Maarten – 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 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Oct 2020 05:07 PM

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 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Oct 2020 12:13 AM

Labour Unions Address MinisterS Statements

PHILIPSBURG-- Windward Island Teachers Union (WITU) President and Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) member Claire Elshot has expressed disappointment with the statements made by Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs.

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Source: SMN-News
01 Oct 2020 08:35 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Jacobs and the Council of Ministers have made several attempts to meet with the CCSU and particularly the secretariat of the CCSU whose role is to serve as an impartial mediator between the Government and the unions. The Minister of General Affairs as was requested by the CCSU members in their letter of June 1st, 2020, sent a draft Covenant on July 27th, 2020 to solidify the cost-cutting measures proposed Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Oct 2020 12:00 AM

Ccsu Members, Secretariat Refuse To Meet With Council Of Ministers

~ Government remains open to dialogue ~

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and the Council of Ministers have made several attempts to meet with the Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) and particularly the CCSU secretariat, whose role is to serve as an impartial mediator between Government and the unions.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Sep 2020 11:02 PM

Ccsu Members And Secretariat Refuse To Meet With Council Of Ministers

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Prime Minister Jacobs and the Council of Ministers have made several attempts to meet with the CCSU and particularly the secretariat of the CCSU whose role is to serve as an impartial mediator between Government and the unions. The Minister of General Affairs as was requested by the CCSU members in their letter of June 1 st , 2020, sent a draft Covenant on July 27th, 2020 to solidify the cost cutting measures proposed Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Sep 2020 11:51 PM

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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Sep 2020 09:07 PM

El Gobierno De St. Maarten En Pleno Apoyo A Los Proyectos De Reconstruccin

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Consejo de Ministros refuta la afirmacin de que St. Maarten se opone a la reconstruccin segn lo publicado por Koninkrijks.nu en su artculo del viernes 25 de septiembre. El artculo se bas en una carta del Secretario de Estado Knops a la segunda cmara. El Gobierno de St. Maarten considera que esta declaracin es incorrecta y engaosa para la gente de St. Maarten y el mundo en general.

Mientras se enfrenta a una pandemia mundial de COVID-19 y sus consecuencias, el Gobierno de St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Sep 2020 06:31 PM

Government Of St. Maarten In Full Support Of The Reconstruction Projects

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten 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 of St. Maarten and the world at large.

While dealing with a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences, the Government of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Sep 2020 12:45 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- 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 of St. Maarten and the world at large.

While dealing with a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences, the Government of St. Maarten is doing everything possible to ensure that the recovery of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Sep 2020 12:49 AM

Govt. Fully Supports Reconstruction Projects

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers has refuted claims that St. Maarten opposes the reconstruction process as published by Koninkrijks.nu in an article on Friday, September 25.

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