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Source: The Daily Herald
12 Aug 2020 05:34 AM

Doran Takes Over As Pm Travels For Family Reasons

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI and Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Doran has taken over the responsibilities of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, who is travelling abroad today, Tuesday, for family-related matters.

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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Aug 2020 05:15 AM

Govt. Pondering Further Coronavirus Measures

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said during the live virtual Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday that government is considering additional measures in response to the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in St. Maarten and the closure of the border with the French side.

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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Jul 2020 01:56 PM

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, which became Tropical Storm Isaias late last night, flooded several streets and blew down fences, road signs and tree branches in a wet and windy Wednesday. In photo: A blown-down fence in Simpson Bay.


PHILIPSBURG--Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, which became Tropical Storm Isaias late last night, flooded several streets and blew down fences, road signs and tree branches on a wet and windy Wednesday. Despite this minor damage, the country came through the weather system relatively unscathed.

In anticipation of heavy rains and winds blowing to tropical storm force, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Tuesday and the country was placed under a tropical storm warning as the system was expected to develop into a tropical storm.

Early Wednesday morning, Jacobs advised non-essential businesses to close at 11:00am and persons had to be off the road by 12:00pm Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Jul 2020 05:33 AM

Competition, Lack Of Capacity Stalling Trust Fund Projects, Jacobs Tells Mps

PHILIPSBURG--Difficulties in attracting foreign companies to St. Maarten, fierce competition in the local market, and governments capacity constraints were among the reasons given by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs as to why projects under the St. Maarten Trust Fund have not been implemented in a timely manner.

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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Jul 2020 05:27 AM

Update: Eoc Activated As Country Goes Under Tropical Storm Warning

A catamaran entering Simpson Bay Lagoon on Tuesday morning to shelter from the effects of the potential tropical cyclone.

~ No business closures yet ~

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) around 1:00pm Tuesday, just two hours after the country was put under a Tropical Storm Warning by the Meteorological Department of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Jul 2020 07:51 PM

Eoc Activated As Country Goes Under Tropical Storm Warning

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) around 1:00pm today, Tuesday, just two hours after the country was put under a Tropical Storm Warning by the Meteorological Department of St. Maarten (MDS). Jacobs said mandatory business closures will likely take place tonight.

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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jul 2020 04:48 AM

Update: No Return To Lockdown But More Inspections, Says Govt.

PHILIPSBURG--Amid persistent and widespread rumours of another impending lockdown and reports of panic buying, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced on Friday night that the country will not return to a 24-hour curfew. However, businesses will be subject to greater scrutiny and more inspections.

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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jul 2020 02:56 AM

No Return To Lockdown, Says Govt.

~ Strict adherence to hygiene measures essential ~

PHILIPSBURG--Amid persistent and widespread rumours of a looming lockdown, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said on Friday night that there will no return to lockdown. However, the government still urges strict adherence to hygiene measures as essential.

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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Jul 2020 04:10 PM

National Development Vision Unveiled After Years Of Work

Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs (right) holding the National Development Vision 2020-2030. Next to her is Ministry of General Affairs Secretary-General Hensley Plantijn.

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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jul 2020 04:53 PM

Curaao, St. Maarten Reject Dutch Package

St. Maarten Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs as she arrives at the Binnenhof on Friday morning for a meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers. Directly behind her is St. Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Rene Violenus Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Jul 2020 05:17 AM

Jacobs Boards Flight To The Netherlands

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.

~ Parliament meeting postponed ~

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs donned her face mask and boarded an Air France flight at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) on Thursday afternoon Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jul 2020 06:40 AM

Parliament Unanimously Rejects The Reform Entity

~ Jacobs to Netherlands ~

PHILIPSBURG--Parliament on Wednesday unanimously rejected the Caribbean Reform Entity proposed by the Dutch government as a condition for Curaao, Aruba and St. Maarten to receive the third tranche of liquidity support. Parliament also approved Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs to travel to the Netherlands to Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Jul 2020 03:51 PM

St. MaartenS Giants Remembered During Emancipation Day Ceremony

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs laying a wreath of flamboyant tree flowers at the Freedom Fighters Monument during the official Emancipation Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 1. (John van Kerkhof photo)

Rudolph Davis Dance Company performing the Ponum Dance during celebration of the 157th anniversary of emancipation from slavery at the Freedom Fighters Roundabout in Philipsburg on Wednesday morning Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jun 2020 04:48 AM

Jacobs Concerned About New Entity To Monitor Dutch Liquidity Support

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said on Friday that she is concerned about the new entity that is to monitor St. Maartens use of liquidity support funds from the Netherlands.

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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Jun 2020 04:59 AM

Ministers And Trade Union Reps Meet On Cost-Cutting Measures

Trade union representatives meeting with the Council of Ministers on Thursday.

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and at least three other ministers met with representatives of Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions (WICLU), ABVO St. Maarten, St. Maarten police union NAPB, Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), W Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Jun 2020 05:15 AM

School Repairs To Start In October

The Sister Marie Laurence Primary School in Middle Region.

PHILIPSBURG--Sister Marie Laurence Primary School, Charles Leopold Bell Primary School, and Leonald Connor Primary School are among a set of prioritised schools where repair work will start in October, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs told Members of Parliament (MPs) on Friday during a Parliament meeting that discussed the implementation of programmes under the St 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Source: The Daily Herald
28 May 2020 05:36 AM

Govt. To Meet Directly With Civil Servants On Dutch Conditions

PM Silveria Jacobs

~ Jacobs: proposal to unions reasonable, fair ~

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers will be meeting directly with civil servants on the conditions imposed by the Dutch government on St. Maarten for the liquidity support loan for the country to, amongst other things, finance the St. Maarten Stimulus Read more


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