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Source: SMN-News
29 Nov 2021 04:52 PM

Committee Of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, And Infrastructure Of Parliament To Meet With Representatives From Canadian Global Investments Ltd On Tuesday.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Committee of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure will meet in a session on November 30, 2021.

The Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday at 10:00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. Mr. Roy Lynch and representatives from Canadian Global Investments Ltd Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Nov 2021 12:28 PM

~ Nicholas new board President ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Former Minister Pamela Gordon-Carty was elected as the new political leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Sunday, November 28, and immediately made it clear that the party, in or out of government, will not allow the people of St. Maarten to accept crumbs in exchange any longer.
Re-emphasizing that the US has always been and remains on the path to realizing independence for St. Maarten, the new leader said the people must come together and decide that they will no longer tolerate their children to suffer in a St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Nov 2021 10:39 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On 25th November, the Rotary Club of St Maarten treated the clients of the WYCCF to a fantastic Thanksgiving Lunch.
The Rotary club has been doing something special for our clients for the last 30 years. In previous years, the clients were treated to a lagoon cruise on the Explorer boat, which Past President Michael Ferrier initiated Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Nov 2021 12:15 AM

Cabinet To Decide On Zoning Plans To Expedite Processes, Doran Says

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran (National Alliance) intends to reserve the decision-making on zoning plans in St. Maarten to the Council of Ministers in 2022. In doing so, he assigns the decision-making power to himself, without the possibility of participation and advice from Parliament, members of the oppositio Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Nov 2021 12:11 AM

Travel Restrictions In Effect For South Africa

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley says travel restrictions from South Africa will go into effect as of today, Monday, November 29, and new entry requirements for the Netherlands will follow.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Nov 2021 09:37 PM

Travel Restrictions In Effect For South Africa And New Entry Requirements For The Netherlands

PHILIPSBURG,Sint Maarten The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA),Omar Ottleyhereby informs the public that effective Monday November 29th, travel restrictions from South Africawill go into effectand new entry requirements for the Netherlands to follow.

Minister Ottley announced that he sent a request to restrict flights and passengers arriving or traveling from South Africa within a 14 day period Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Nov 2021 06:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley hereby informs the public that effective Monday, November 29th, travel restrictions from South Africa will go into effect and new entry requirements for the Netherlands to follow.

Minister Ottley announced that he sent a request to restrict flights and passengers arriving or traveling from South Africa within a 14 day period Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Nov 2021 08:53 PM

Parliament Elects New President Of Parliament And 2Nd Vice President Of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten On, Friday November 26, 2021 during Public Meeting no. 03, the Parliament of Sint Maarten voted on and elected Member of Parliament, Mrs. Grisha S. Heyliger-Marten as the new President of Parliament. Mrs. Heyliger-Marten previously served as the 2nd Vice President of Parliament.

The office of the President of Parliament became vacant on November 4th, 2021 when Member of Parliament Mr. Rolando Brison by letter dated November 4, 2021, informed Parliament of his resignation as President of Parliament effective said date (IS/212/2021-2022).

With the election of MP Heyliger-Marten as the new President of Parliament, the office of the 2nd Vice President therefore became vacant.

Subsequently in this same meeting Parliament also voted on and elected Member of Parliament Mr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Nov 2021 10:48 AM

~ MP Brison officially replaced as chair of parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The faction leader of the United Peoples Party (UPP) MP Grisha Marten Heyliger has been elected chairlady of parliament on Friday morning. Of the 15 members of parliament, 11 votes were cast. 9 of which was for MP Grisha Heyliger Marten while two voted in favor of MP Ludmilla de Weever Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Nov 2021 12:40 AM

Council Of Ministers Meet With Ccsu Members On The Way Forward

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — On Thursday, November 18, the Council of Ministers held a fruitful consultation meeting with the Committee for Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) and its members of the Windward Island Civil Servants Union (WICSU/PSU), Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), and Algemene Bond van Overheid en Overige Personeel (ABVO) union as well as a representative of NAPB.

The meeting, which was chaired by CCSU Chair Mr. Rafael Boasman, served as an opportunity for the membership to be updated on the Constitutional Courts verdict which confirmed governments position surrounding the three temporary national ordinances and pose their questions concerning this.

The three temporary national ordinances were issued by the government on July 1, 2020, to cut the employment benefits of civil servants, (semi) public sector workers and political authorities Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Nov 2021 12:32 AM

Stb: #Caribbeancomeback Kicks Off Caribbean Tourism Month Awareness Activities

SINT MAARTEN, PHILIPSBURG The Sint Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB), kicked-off in early November a number of activities marking Caribbean Tourism Month (CTM) 2021 under the theme, Caribbean Comeback.

STB is celebrating the entire month of November with several focused Tourism Educational Programs, Activities and Documentaries.

Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Hon. Roger Lawrence said that tourism is our main economic pillar and contributes to 85 per cent of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Nov 2021 12:28 AM

Mp Buncamper Proposed Increase Tot, Decrease Profit Tax And Scrap Income Tax For Seniors

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — During Thursdays central committee independent member of parliament, Claudius Buncamper addressed the minister of finance, Ardwell Irion regarding the country packages related to the ministry of finance.

MP Buncamper noted that the tax reform has been on hold for quite some time and is still not ready and may take years before it is ready for implementation Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Nov 2021 12:24 AM

Lu Hosts Successful Health Fair

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Learning Unlimited hosted a successful health fair on Tuesday, November 23 to afford its students the opportunity to engage and learn from various health care professionals.

The fair was part of the schools Health Week and its efforts to show the students how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Various health care professionals took part in the fair and came prepared with hand-on tools so that the students would have a good impression of what their respective professions entails.

In attendance were Nutritionist Swinda Richardson, Integrative Health Coach Nolan Nantom, Eye Specialist Benny Oosterhof, Medical Doctor Dr Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Nov 2021 12:17 AM

Irion Gives Insight Into Reform Measures For Finance Ministry

PHILIPSBURG--Finance Minister Ardwell Irion on Thursday gave Members of Parliament (MPs) an insight into the reform measures for the Finance Ministry in the country package.

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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Nov 2021 12:15 AM

Judge Appointed Liquidator Based On Factually Incorrect Info, Doran Says

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure Egbert Doran (National Alliance) called the October 7 convocation in the newspaper to the heirs of the late Alfred Richardson and Imelda Richardson-Vernom to report to the liquidator of the estate of the late Alfred Richardson factually incorrect.

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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Nov 2021 12:10 AM

Plan Of Approach For Proper Use Of Crime Prevention Fund

PHILIPSBURG--Justice Minister Anna Richardson (National Alliance) announced in Parliament on Wednesday that an Action Plan for the Crime Prevention Fund will be ready before the end of the month. A spending plan for the multim Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Nov 2021 08:23 PM

Council Of Ministers Meet With Ccsu Members On The Way Forward

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten On Thursday, November 18, the Council of Ministers held a fruitful consultation meeting with the Committee for Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) and its members of the Windward Island Civil Servants Union (WICSU/PSU), Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), and Algemene Bond van Overheid en Overige Personeel (ABVO) union as well as a representative of NAPB. The meeting, which was chaired by CCSU Chair Mr. Rafael Boasman, served as an opportunity for the membership to be updated on the Constitutional Courts verdict which confirmed governments position surrounding the three temporary national ordinances and pose their questions concerning this Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Nov 2021 07:58 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, November 18, the Council of Ministers held a fruitful consultation meeting with the Committee for Civil Servants Unions (CCSU) and its members of the Windward Island Civil Servants Union (WICSU/PSU), Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), and Algemene Bond van Overheid en Overige Personeel (ABVO) union as well as a representative of NAPB. The meeting, which was chaired by CCSU Chair Mr. Rafael Boasman, served as an opportunity for the membership to be updated on the Constitutional Courts verdict which confirmed governments position surrounding the three temporary national ordinances and pose their questions concerning this Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Nov 2021 06:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- During Thursdays central committee independent member of parliament, Claudius Buncamper addressed the minister of finance, Ardwell Irion regarding the country packages related to the ministry of finance Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Nov 2021 06:51 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Learning Unlimited hosted a successful health fair on Tuesday, November 23 to afford its students the opportunity to engage and learn from various health care professionals.
The fair was part of the schools Health Week and its efforts to show the students how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Various health care professionals took part in the fair and came prepared with hands-on tools so that the students would have a good impression of what their respective professions entail Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Nov 2021 06:42 PM

Mp Buncamper Proposed Increase Tot, Decrease Profit Tax And Scrap Income Tax For Seniors

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – During Thursdays central committee independent member of parliament, Claudius Buncamper addressed the minister of finance,ArdwellIrion regarding the country packages related to the ministry of finance.

MP Buncamper noted that the tax reform has been on hold for quite some time and is still not ready and may take years before it is ready for implementation Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Nov 2021 06:00 PM

Stb: #Caribbeancomeback Kicks Off Caribbean Tourism Month Awareness Activities

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG)The Sint Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB), kicked-off in early Novembera number ofactivities marking Caribbean Tourism Month (CTM) 2021 under the theme, Caribbean Comeback.

STB is celebrating the entire month of November with several focused Tourism Educational Programs, Activities and Documentaries. 

Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Hon. Roger Lawrence said that tourism is our main economic pillar and contributes to 85 per cent of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Nov 2021 05:55 PM

Community Day Moves To Monday November 29Th.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottleywould like to inform the public, that due to his obligation to Parliament on Friday November 262021, community day will be moved to Monday November

The post Community day moves to Monday November 29th. appeared first on SXM Islan Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Nov 2021 05:52 PM

Parliament To Appoint A New Chairperson Of Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a Public meeting on Friday, November 26, 2021.

The Public meeting is scheduled for 10.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is:
Appointment of the Chairperson of Parliament

Due to the recent resignation of MP Rolando Brison as Chairperson of Parliament the position of the Chairperson of Parliament became vacant Read more


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