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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Oct 2020 02:10 PM

Soroptimist Club members pose with candles in front of the statue of Lady Liberty on Friday afternoon for breast cancer awareness month. (Robert Luckock photo)

MARIGOT--Soroptimist International Club of St. Martin held its annual breast cancer awareness event on Friday afternoon with the traditional draping of a pink sash around the shoulders of the Lady Liberty statue on the Agrment roundabout.

The Clubs members, board members, past presidents and vice-presidents took part together with First Vice-President of the Collectivit Valrie Damaseau.

Damaseau and Soroptimist Club President Hlne Micot-Bride both gave short addresses in Hotel de la Collectivit on the significance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, also referred to as October Rose.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked worldwide to increase
awareness of the disease and importance of early detection which helps schedule proper treatment, Damaseau said in her remarks Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Oct 2020 11:40 PM

Campaign Against Single-Use Plastic Items To Be Launched

MARIGOT--Territorial Councillor in charge of the environment Pascale Laborde says an awareness campaign to end single-use plastic items will be launched in the coming weeks with the full support of President Daniel Gibbs.

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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Sep 2020 07:22 PM

Ctos Union Uni-T 978 Calls For Unlimited Strike From October 1

MARIGOT--In a communiqu addressed to Prfte Dlgue Sylvie Feucher, President of the Collectivit Daniel Gibbs, the President of Caisse Territorial des Oeuvres Scolaires (CTOS) and the public services of the Collectivit, the union UNI-T 978 has called for an unlimited strike from Thursday, October 1.

The strike concerns all public services of the Collectivit and CTOS Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Sep 2020 11:00 PM

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs & Prfte Dlgue Sylvie Feucher Meet To Discuss Joint Health Protocols

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Head of Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Eva Lista-de Weever and Interim Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs Patrice Gumbs together with President of the Collectivit of Saint Martin Daniel Gibbs attended a cooperation meeting held by Prfte Dlgue of Saint-Martin and Saint Barths Sylvie Feucher along with her Secretary-General Mikael Dore and Director of the Regional Health Agency (ARS) Valerie Denux to discuss matters of public health in regards to COVID-19.

During the meeting, Director of the ARS Denux and Head of CPS Lista-de Weever discussed the status of COVID-19 on both sides of the island Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Sep 2020 09:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Head of Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Eva Lista-de Weever, and Interim Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs Patrice Gumbs together with President of the Collectivit of Saint-Martin Daniel Gibbs attended a cooperation meeting held by Prfte Dlgue of Saint-Martin and Saint Barths Sylvie Feucher along with her Secretary-General Mikael Dore and Director of the Regional Health Agency (ARS) Valerie Denux to discuss matters of public health in regards to COVID-19.

During the meeting, Director of the ARS Denux and Head of CPS Lista-de Weever discussed the status of COVID-19 on both sides of the island Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Sep 2020 08:55 PM

MARIGOT:--- The President of the Collectivity of Saint-Martin, Daniel Gibbs, participated this Wednesday, September 23, 2020, in the cooperation meeting organized in the prefecture, in the presence of the deputy Prefet Sylvie Feucher, the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten Silveria Jacobs, the director from the Regional Health Agency of Guadeloupe and the Northern Islands, Valrie Denux and their respective teams.
Competent in matters of public health, the State and Sint Maarten authorities discussed the establishment of joint health protocols for both parts of the island as part of the fight against the spread of Covid19 Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
18 Sep 2020 08:43 PM

Dutch And French St. Martin Working Towards Enhanced Cooperation On Joint Subjects

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten On Thursday, September 17,the Council of Ministers held a cooperation meeting with theCollectivitof Saint Martin at the Government Administration Building.Although this meeting was planned since earlier in the week, both governments are elated with the outcome of the unity march of Wednesday, September 16, that took place at the Cole Bay/Bellevue border checkpoint whichled to the lifting of the border controls at the Bellevue and French Quarter checkpoints.

Present during the meeting were Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Ministers Egbert Doran, Anna Richardson, Ardwell Irion, Ludmilade Weever, drs. Rodolphe Samuel, and Richard Panneflek as well as President of the Collectivit of Saint Martin Daniel Gibbs together with Vice-Presidents Valrie Damaseau, Annick Ptrus,and Yawo Nyuiadzi and their support staff.

Several points were addressed, such as the lifting of border controls, the synchronization of preventive health measures, the creation of a United Congress of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Sep 2020 04:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, September 17, the Council of Ministers held a cooperation meeting with the Collectivit of Saint Martin at the Government Administration Building. Although this meeting was planned since earlier in the week, both governments are elated with the outcome of the unity march of Wednesday, September 16, that took place at the Cole Bay/Bellevue border checkpoint which led to the lifting of the border controls at the Bellevue and French Quarter checkpoints.

Present during the meeting were Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Ministers Egbert Doran, Anna Richardson, Ardwell Irion, Ludmila de Weever, drs Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Sep 2020 08:26 PM

Hundreds Took Part In Manifestation Demand Border Open

COLE BAY/BELLEVUE – On Wednesday, September 16th, scores of persons coming from both sides of the island took part in a peaceful manifestation. 

The protest was organized by the Soualiga United organization on the northern side of the island. The purpose of the march was to send a clear message to the Prefet, demanding that the border check points be lifted. 

The border closure established since Friday, July 31st and was supposed to have been lifted on Tuesday, September 15th; has been extended further, until October 1st Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Sep 2020 09:30 AM

~checkpoint dismantled, as marchers looked on, checkpoints will remain in place, no deal says Ministry of Overseas Affairs.~

PHILIPSBURG/MARIGOT:--- Hundreds of people most of them wearing black clothing marched on Wednesday morning as they protest against the border controls that are manned by the Gendarmes and Police Aux Frontiers.
The march which was organized by the Soualiga United Movement and supported by several other nongovernmental organizations and Foundations saw a large number of people marching against the checkpoints that have been destroying the economic activity on both sides at the island.
Politicians from both sides of the island joined the protesters Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Sep 2020 04:38 AM

President Gibbs Addresses Economy, Border Controls, At Prfecture Meeting

Meeting in progress between Collectivit elected officials and Sous-Prfet Mickal Dore on Tuesday.

MARIGOT--President Daniel Gibbs, accompanied by Vice-Presidents Valrie Damaseau and Steven Patrick, raised his concerns at a meeting in the Prfecture on Tuesday over the extension of border controls and the negative consequences it i Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Sep 2020 04:50 AM

Return To School Begins Tuesday

Vice-Recteur Michel Sanz (left), President Daniel Gibbs (centre) and Lyce Principal Marlene Borel (right, back to camera) welcomed students at Lyce Robert Weinum in La Savane on Tuesday for the first day of school. (Robert Luckock photo)

MARIGOT--President of the Collectivit < Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
31 Aug 2020 04:59 AM

Return To School As Close To Normal As Possible, Says New Academy Head

At the back-to-school press conference were, from left: Vice-Recteur Michel Sanz, Rectrice of the Guadeloupe Academy Christine Gangloff-Ziegler, President Daniel Gibbs, Vice-President Annick Ptrus, Assistant Director of the Human Development Department Jocelyn Elouin, and Education Director in the Human Development Department, Medhi Boucard. (Robert Luckock photo).

MARIGOT--On Friday, the new Rectrice of the Guadeloupe Academy Christine Gangloff-Ziegler, who succeeded Mostafa Fourar, held a press conference to give an overview of the return to school this week Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
28 Jul 2020 07:51 PM

El Consejo De Ministros Se Renen Con Sus Homlogos Franceses Sobre Los Desarrollos De Covid-19

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – En una serie de reuniones celebradas el viernes 24 de julio por personal tcnico y hoy lunes 27 de julio con el Consejo de Ministros y sus homlogos franceses, discutieron los desarrollos actuales sobre COVID-19, as como el camino a seguir. Durante la primera reunin de hoy, con la Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs y Madame la Prfte Sylvie Feucher, ambas partes acordaron que despus de una evaluacin adicional durante esta semana actual, se llevaran a cabo discusiones de seguimiento Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
28 Jul 2020 05:57 AM

Council Of Ministers Meet With French Counterparts On Covid-19 Developments

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten In a series of meetings held on Friday, July 24th , by technical staff and today, Monday, July 27 th , with the Council of Ministers and its French counterparts, current developments on COVID-19 were discussed, as well as the way forward. During the first meeting today, with Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Madame la Prfte Sylvie Feucher, it was agreed upon by both parties that after further evaluation during this current week, that follow up discussions would take place Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Jul 2020 05:31 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In a series of meetings held on Friday, July 24th, by technical staff and today, Monday, July 27th, with the Council of Ministers and its French counterparts, current developments on COVID-19 were discussed, as well as the way forward. During the first meeting today, with Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Madame la Prfte Sylvie Feucher, it was agreed upon by both parties that after further evaluation during this current week, that follow up discussions would take place Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Jul 2020 04:13 PM

Semsamar Announces Construction Of New Rehabilitation Clinic In St. Martin

Architects rendering of what the future 12-million-euro Wataki Rehabilitation Clinic to be built close to Louis-Constant Fleming Hospital will look like. The clinic is expected to open in the third quarter of 2022.

Drawings showing the south and west faades of the Wataki Rehabilitation Clinic.

Launch of the rehabilitation clinic project by the Manioukani Group directors at a press conference in the SEMSAMAR offices on Thursday. Photo by Robert Luckock.

MARIGOT--President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SEMSAMAR Yawo Nyuiadzi introduced the managing directors of the Manioukani Group, which will be constructing a new follow-up and rehabilitation clinic close to the Louis Constant Fleming Hospital in Concordia.

The directors, Dr Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Jul 2020 03:53 PM

Gibbs Asks For Tolerance In Essential Grand Case Water, Sanitation Work

MARIGOT--President Daniel Gibbs on Tuesday commented on the Collectivit and Water Authority project in Grand Case to rehabilitate the sewage and drinking water networks, which is temporarily suspended pending a new work schedule.

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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Jul 2020 03:46 PM

Gibbs Welcomes Sbastien LecornuS Appointment As Overseas Minister

Sbastien Lecornu (publicsenat.fr photo)

MARIGOT--President of the Collectivit Daniel Gibbs has welcomed the appointment of Sbastien Lecornu (34) as Minister of French Overseas Territories, succeeding Annick Girardin who is now Minister of the Sea.

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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Jun 2020 03:47 PM

Minister Girardin Co-Signs Convergence And Transformation Contract 2019-2022

French Overseas Territories Minister Annick Girardin (left) and President Daniel Gibbs sign the Convergence and Transformation Contract on Monday as Dpute for St. Martin and St. Barths Claire Guion-Firmin (right) looks on. (Robert Luckock photo)

French Overseas Minister Annick Girardin (foreground, third left) visited the site of the now-demolished former Thelbert Carti Stadium in French Quarter, the reconstruction of which the State is co- financing Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 Jun 2020 05:05 AM

The Collectivit And Ple Emploi Sign Agreements For Training Job Seekers

President Daniel Gibbs (centre) and Ple Emploi Regional Director Olivier Pelvoizin (right) sign the agreements.

MARIGOT--President of the Collectivit Daniel Gibbs signed three ag Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
08 Jun 2020 03:33 PM

Gibbs Joins Call For Lifting Of Travel Restrictions To French Caribbean

MARIGOT--Collectivit President Daniel Gibbs has written to French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to urge him to lift air travel restrictions to the French Caribbean islands, as he has done already for Corsica, as the phased exit from lockdown continues.

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Source: The Daily Herald
29 May 2020 04:45 AM

Abolition Of Slavery Commemorated Thurs. Without Traditional Festivities

Secretary-General of the Prfecture Michal Dore and President of the Collectivit Daniel Gibbs prepare to lay wreaths at the foot of the Lady Liberty statue on the Agrment roundabout on Thursday. (Robert Luckock photo)

MARIGOT--The 171st anniversary of the abolition of slavery in St. Martin was commemorated on Thursday with a brief Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 May 2020 04:03 PM

President Gibbs Visits Primary School Classes On First Day Back

President Daniel Gibbs (at the blackboard) and Schools Inspector Dominique Boyer (standing left) interact with children during their class at the Marie-Antoinette Richards School on Monday. Social-distancing measures were taken into account by the spacing of the desks, as seen in this photo.

Coloured tape is seen on the ground to mark o Read more


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