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Source: SXMIslandTime
18 Jun 2020 03:20 PM

Pm Jacobs Demands Respect Of State Secretary Knops

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – In the Council of Ministers Press Briefing held on Wednesday June 17th, the Honorable Prime Minister Jacobs recounted the virtual meeting that she and the Minister of Finance had with State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations, drs. Raymond Knops. The word that caught my attention during the Prime Ministers report was the word respect, because she used it several times during her talk Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Jun 2020 01:04 PM

Sint Maarten Anti-Poverty Platform / Sint Maarten Consumers Coalition.

Topic 1: June 15 deadline to revoke Cost-cutting conditions and respect workers rights passed.
Topic 2: Why we as Anti-Poverty Platform are supporting the demands of the unions?
Topic 3: United Unions: We cannot breathe! Remove the cost-cutting knee from our neck!!
Topic 4: Prime Ministers protest letter to the Kingdom government
Topic 1: June 15 deadline to revoke Cost-cutting conditions and respect workers rights passed.


On Friday, May 15th the Kingdom Council of Ministers took the decision to impose 18 conditions on the countries of Aruba, Curacao, and St Maarten to get liquidity support from the Netherlands, which have to be implemented before July 1st, 2020 Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
18 Jun 2020 06:34 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Sends Letter To Prime Minister Mark Rutte

Philipsburg On May 16th, 2020 State Secretary Knops held and chaired a meeting regarding several urgent matters, including the conditions for further liquidity support from the Kingdom Council. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion were in attendance Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
18 Jun 2020 05:27 AM

Knops Abruptly Leaves Tense Meeting With Jacobs, Irion

~ Knops disrespectful, says Jacobs ~

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs says she and Finance Minister Ardwell Irion were stunned when Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops abruptly ended his live stream during a virtual meeting on Tuesday about the conditions for Dutch financial support to St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jun 2020 09:03 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On June 16th, 2020 State Secretary Knops held and chaired a meeting regarding several urgent matters, including the conditions for further liquidity support from the Kingdom Council. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and the Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion were in attendance Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jun 2020 11:40 AM

Usm To Hold Webinar On Human Rights In The Face Of Coivd-19.

PHILIPSBURG:0--- On Saturday, 20 June 2020, the University of St. Martin (USM) in collaboration with the Sint Maarten Anti-Poverty Platform will hold the first-ever webinar with local and international guest experts. The full-day event, open to the public via Zoom and broadcasted via Facebook, will be dedicated to various topics that fall under the theme Human Rights in the Face of COVID-19.

According to USM President Dr. Antonio Carmona Bez, the purpose of this webinar is to create a space for critical reflection and in-depth analysis into the state of human rights since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on 11 March 2020.

Following lockdown, schools were closed and thousands of formal and informal workers were left without an income Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jun 2020 11:02 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion said on Wednesday that St. Maarten is not treated as equal partners from the part of the Kingdom. He said that the State Secretary does not show any respect to St. Maartens Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jun 2020 10:51 AM

~ Lack of liquidity stifles airport budget.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Workers at PJIAE supported by the ABVO are currently in industrial action as of early Wednesday morning. SMN News learned that the employees are protesting the proposed salary cuts, vacation pay, bonus, and the reduced salaries proposed by management of PJIAE.
SMN News learned that the union and its workers submitted a letter to the government and the boards of PJIAE on Tuesday.
SMN News asked Prime Minister Jacobs for an update on the ongoing industrial action at PJIAE Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Jun 2020 10:05 PM

Supervisory Board Of Directors Telemgroup Request Shareholders Meeting With The Council Of Ministers


PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Supervisory Board of Directors of the TelemGroup of Companies has recently requested a shareholders meeting with the Council of Ministers; specifically, with the Shareholder Representative and Prime Minister, Ms. Silveria Jacobs. The purpose is to discuss pending matters from the previous sitting government, with specific attention to the current situations brewing at the Telem group of companies.

The Supervisory Board in its communication to the government provided a proposed agenda which includes among other topics, the appointment of a fifth board member, a spot that had to be filled since the removal of Mr Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Jun 2020 05:46 AM

Pm Jacobs Responds To Unions On Deferred Vacation Allowance Pay

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has responded to representatives of Windward Islands Civil Servants Union/Private Sector Union (WICSU/PSU) and Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) regarding the payment of deferred vacation allowance as part of cost-cutting measures for civil servants.

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Source: SMN-News
15 Jun 2020 05:23 PM

~wants management investigated.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- President of the St. Maarten Telecommunication Union Ludson Evers dispatched a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs requesting that she calls mandates SOAB to conduct a forensic audit at the TELEM.
Evers cited a number of allegations where he blamed management for investing in projects that are failing, one being the SMITHCOMS DOMINICANA project that was abandoned earlier this year after TELEM invested millions in the project Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
13 Jun 2020 10:56 AM

Sint MaartenS 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 of the largest media conglomerates in India.

On June 9, 2020, a story under the title, When Women Lead, The Virus Loses, What do Taiwan, New Zealand, Iceland, Finland, Germany, and Kerala have in common? Low COVID-19 death rates and women in charge.  The story written by C.Y Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jun 2020 07:29 PM

Flag Day Thank You Motorcade Postponed Until Further Notice

PHILIPSBURG:--- The planned Flag Day Thank You Motorcade scheduled for 2:00 pm on Saturday afternoon June 13th has been postponed until further notice due to logistical concerns and unforeseen circumstances.

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs stated, It remains our intention as Council of Ministers to honor the hard work and dedication of all esteemed frontline and essential workers in a manner that befits your commitment to your vocation and the people of Sint Maarten before, during and certainly after COVID-19.

Although the motorcade has been postponed, the 35th Anniversary Sint Maarten Flag Day Ceremony that begins at 6:00 am will continue as planned Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jun 2020 03:09 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- 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 of the largest media conglomerates in India.

On June 9, 2020, a story under the title, When Women Lead, The Virus Loses, What do Taiwan, New Zealand, Iceland, Finland, Germany, and Kerala have in common? Low COVID-19 death rates and women in charge Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jun 2020 02:39 PM

Posible Caso De Covid-19

CAY HILL--La Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs anunci el mircoles durante la conferencia de prensa del Consejo de Ministros que un paciente fue ingresado en el Centro Mdico St. Maarten (pabelln COVID-19) el martes por la noche. Jacobs dijo que el paciente est en estado crtico, pero an no se ha confirmado si el paciente es positivo con COV Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Jun 2020 10:24 AM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced on Wednesday during the Council of Ministers press briefing that a patient was admitted to the St. Maarten Medical Center, (COVID-19 pavilion) Tuesday night. Jacobs said the patient is in critical condition, but it is not yet confirmed if the patient is positive with COVID -19. The Prime Minister said another patient who was tested positive was also readmitted to the COVID-19 pavilion since the patient is suffering from other underlying medical conditions.
Jacobs called on residents to continue with proper social distancing guidelines, she said residents should also continue to practice proper hygiene Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
09 Jun 2020 11:08 PM

Mp Heyliger-Marten Calls Pm Jacobs To Parliament On The Subject Of Decolonization

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Prime Minister, the honourable Silveria Jacobs, will have to say whether the
Government of St. Maarten is prepared for the process of finalizing decolonization and assuming more autonomy to govern when she appears before parliament soon.

She has been requested to answer questions on decolonization by Faction Leader in Parliament for the United People’s Party the Honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jun 2020 04:45 AM

Funding Approved For 8 More Trust Fund Projects

PM Silveria Jacobs during Fridays meeting.

~ 7 projects under implementation since established ~

PHILIPSBURG--A total of seven Trust Fund projects have been under implementation since its establishment and the Steering Committee has approved funding for the preparation of eight additional projects.

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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jun 2020 03:44 PM

Prison Visits Resume Thurs.

PHILIPSBURG--Inmates at the Pointe Blanche prison are now able to receive visitors again, as visitation resumed on Thursday, June 4.

Physical visitations were suspended on March 18 due to the measures imposed by Prime Minister and Chairperson of the now disbanded Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Silveria Jacobs to help stem the sp Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Jun 2020 07:33 AM

Prison And House Of Detention Resumes In-Person Visitation

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Ministry of Justice would hereby like to inform the general public that visitation at the Point Blanche Prison and House of Detention has resumed today June 4th, 2020.

Physical visitations were suspended on March 18th, 2020, due to the measures imposed by the Prime Minister the Honorable Silveria Jacobs in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.

While physical, in-person visitations were suspended, inmates had the opportunity to utilize web portals to
communicate with their families and lawyers on a weekly basis.
The Ministry of Justice and the Prison and House of Detention’s main priority is the health and well-being of the inmates and their staff, therefore all necessary precautions have been put in place to maintain the guidelines recommended by the Government of Sint Maarten, Collective Prevention Services, and the World Health Organization.

The adjusted measures are as follows:
All persons accessing the prison grounds must first wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water before entering.
A mask will be provided to Prison staff only upon entry Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jun 2020 05:34 PM

Prison And House Of Detention Resumes In-Person Visitation.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Ministry of Justice would hereby like to inform the general public that visitation at the Point Blanche Prison and House of Detention has resumed today June 4th, 2020.

Physical visitations were suspended on March 18th, 2020, due to the measures imposed by the Prime Minister the Honorable Silveria Jacobs in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.

While physical, in-person visitations were suspended, inmates had the opportunity to utilize web portals to communicate with their families and lawyers on a weekly basis.

The Ministry of Justice and the Prison and House of Detention's main priority is the health and well-being of the inmates and their staff, therefore all necessary precautions have been put in place to maintain the guidelines recommended by the Government of Sint Maarten, Collective Prevention Services, and the World Health Organization.

The adjusted measures are as follows:
All persons accessing the prison grounds must first wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water before entering Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Jun 2020 11:13 AM

~ Called on Residents to exercise caution as St. Maarten cannot afford 2nd shutdown.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister of St. Maarten Silveria Jacobs got emotional during the weekly council of ministers press briefing when speaking about the 15 COVID-19 deaths in St. Maarten. Jacobs called on the people of St. Maarten to continue to practice social distancing and all other guidelines as the island begin to return to some normalcy since the shutdown in March 2020 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Jun 2020 03:44 PM

Duncan Wants Ser Advice On Taxing Monies Leaving Country

NA MP Solange Ludmila Duncan.

PHILIPSBURG--National Alliance (NA) Member of Parliament (MP) Solange Ludmila Duncan recently sent separate letters to General Affairs Minister Silveria Jacobs and Finance Minister Ardwell Irion questioning the impact of funds leaving St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
01 Jun 2020 03:53 AM

Covid-19 Contained, Neutralised On Dutch Side, Eoc Now Deactivated

Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--The successful containment and neutralisation of the coronavirus in St. Maarten has led to the deactivation of the countrys Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and the bringing forward of the implementation of Phase 3 of the countrys de-escalation measures from today, Monday, to Saturday last.

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