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Source: SMN-News
31 Oct 2022 06:45 AM

~Great turnout with information and family activities~


PHILIPSBURG:--- On Sunday, October 30, Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Ms. Silveria Jacobs attended the Sint Maarten Fire Department on the occasion of their Open House. The firefighters opened their doors to the community for a day filled with activities and family-friendly fun Read more


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Source: SMN-News
31 Oct 2022 06:41 AM

First responders to receive updates on the progress of their grievances
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Prime Minister meets with Firefighters/Union Reps
First responders to receive regular updates on the progress of their grievances
PHILIPSBURG:---  As scheduled for 1:00 pm on Friday, October 28, the Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs for Sint Maarten, Silveria E. Jacobs, and her support staff met with Windward Island Civil Servants Union/Private Sector (WICSU-PSU) representatives, and firefighters of which 8 were designated as spokespersons for the Fire Department of Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Oct 2022 10:18 PM

Elected Officials Confident Marina Port La Royale Will Bounce Back

President Louis Mussington (centre) speaks at a press conference in Marina Port la Royale as Christophe Lieb (left), Marlon Panka of Koole (second left), Fabien Ss (second right) and Semsamar CEO Alain Richardson look on Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Oct 2022 04:58 PM

The Banking Rip Offs Continue.

Not many of us who use the banking system understand it properly, and so, the banks continue to take advantage of the peoples lack of knowledge. There is a gross advantage being taken of our people by some of the banks on the island, and the Minister of Finance must ensure that the Central Bank looks into these illegal practices.

When non-RBC Bank clients use their debit card at an establishment with an RBC Bank card machine to process a US Dollars transaction, the account at cardholders bank is charged an amount higher than what the cardholder swiped for Read more


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UPP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
29 Oct 2022 07:29 PM

~ Stakeholders are still not paid, and they can walk out on carnival. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Member of Parliament Rolando Brison called on the government to look into the status of St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) whose financials are not in order. The UP member of Parliament said that this foundation is receiving government subsidies and they are expected to share information with the government in order to comply with the subsidy ordinance Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
28 Oct 2022 08:52 PM

Inauguracin Oficial Del Centro De Convenciones Y Saln De Eventos Aleeze

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Ubicado en Madame Estate, el centro de convenciones y saln de eventos Aleeze ya est abierto. Fundada por el director ejecutivo de Xtratight Entertainment, Bertaux Mr. Rude Fleming el establecimiento fue inaugurado oficialmente la noche del jueves, durante una ceremonia a la que asistieron varios invitados. Adems, en la animada ceremonia de apertura estuvieron presentes, entre otros, miembros del Consejo de Ministros, incluida la Honorable Primera Ministra de Sint Maarten, Silveria Jacobs.

Durante la ceremonia que marc la inauguracin oficial del negocio, los asistentes elogiaron mucho al Sr Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
28 Oct 2022 08:08 PM

Aleeze Convention Center And Event Hall Official Opens

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten –Located in Madame Estate, Aleeze Convention Center and Event Hall is now open. Founded by the Chief Executive Officer of Xtratight Entertainment, Bertaux Mr. Rude Fleming the establishment was officially opened on Thursday night, during a ceremony attended by several invited guests. Also, on hand for the lively opening ceremony were among others, members of the Council of Ministers including the Honorable Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, Silveria Jacobs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Oct 2022 06:23 AM

~First responders to receive updates on the progress of their grievances~

PHILIPSBURG:---  Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs for Sint Maarten, Silveria E. Jacobs met with a Windward Island Civil Servants Union (WICSU-PSU) representative today on the steps of the Government Administration Building. During the correspondence between the Ministry of General Affairs and WICSU-PSU, the union representatives became frustrated, due to miscommunication, and mobilized the firefighters to the Building Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Oct 2022 11:50 PM

Firefighters Continue Protest Outside Government Building

Firefighters stood outside the Government Administration Building Thursday morning, horns and sirens blazing, after showing up for a meeting with Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs which was not honoured.

PHILIPSBURG--Firefighters stood outside the Government Administration Building Thursday morni Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2022 10:18 PM

Ceo De Telem Group: Punto De Intercambio De Internet De St. Martin Es Excelente Para Las Relaciones De Telecomunicaciones

POND ISLAND, Sint Maarten El director ejecutivo de TelEm Group, el Sr. Kendall Dupersoy, dice que un nuevo Punto de Intercambio de Internet (IXP) lanzado recientemente en el lado francs est derribando las barreras de telecomunicaciones entre el St. Maarten francs y holands y mejorando los servicios para los clientes en ambos lados de la isla.

La observacin se hizo durante la firma de un Memorando de Entendimiento (MOU) en las oficinas de la Colectividad de St Read more


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Source: 721 News
27 Oct 2022 10:06 PM

Emmanuel: Fire Fighters Are The Latest Workers Who Are Not Priority For Govt.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Telling protesting fire-fighters to go come back, is typical attitude of the government of St. Maarten who cannot seem to understand its people, and the protection of its people, should always come first. So says Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday after personnel of the Fire Department was told by the Prime Minister that she is busy in another meeting come back tomorrow.

Mind you, these are men and women who run into fires to save lives and are forced to do so, God forbid, with equipment that is old, useless and unsafe Read more


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Source: 721 News
27 Oct 2022 10:02 PM

St. Maarten Drunk Driver Saga Part 1

On Saturday the 15th of October I was on my way to cheer for the St. Maarten ladies volleyball team in the ECVA competition. Unfortunately, I never made it to the game as I was struck by what would later turn out to be a drunk driver. Without diving into too much details, the police were on the scene quite promptly and all required information was taken from both parties. During the interaction with the Police the intoxicated driver was not allowed to operate his vehicle any further. This was reassuring to me as I was under the impression that once intoxicated, i.e Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2022 09:46 PM

Controles Realizados En Va Nisbeth Road El 27 De Octubre De 2022

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El 27 de octubre de 2022, policas de la KPSM realizaron un control de trnsito en la va Nisbeth en horas de la madrugada enfocndose en los requerimientos tcnicos de los vehculos.

Durante el transcurso de esta accin, varios vehculos de equipo pesado que circulan por las vas de Nisbeth tambin fueron controlados por incumplimiento de requisitos tcnicos. A estos operadores se les explic sobre las prximas acciones que tomar la polica a partir del 1 de diciembre de 2022, respecto al uso de equipo pesado en horas pico.

A partir del 1 de diciembre de 2022, de acuerdo con la declaracin de la Ministra de Justicia Anna Richardson, la polica tomar medidas contra los conductores de equipos pesados que operen durante las horas pico en violacin del Artculo 60-A de la Ordenanza de Trfico de St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2022 08:41 PM

Pond Island:--- TelEm Group CEO, Mr. Kendall Dupersoy, says a new Internet Exchange Point (IXP) recently launched on the French side, is breaking down the telecommunication barriers between French and Dutch St. Maarten and improving services for customers on both sides of the island.

The observation was made during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the offices of the Collectivite of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2022 07:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On October 27, 2022, police officers of the KPSM carried out a traffic control on the Nisbet road in the early morning focusing on the technical requirements of vehicles. 

During the course of this action, several heavy equipment vehicles using the Nisbet roads were also controlled for non-compliance with technical requirements

These operators have explained the upcoming actions the police will take after December 1st, 2022, regarding the use of heavy equipment during rush hours. 

As of December 1st, 2022, in accordance with the statement of Minister of Justice Anna Richardson, the police will take action against drivers of heavy equipment operating during rush hours in violation of Article 60-A of the Traffic Ordinance of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2022 06:13 PM

La Parlamentaria Grisha Heyliger Marten Renuncia Al Partido Up

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La miembro del Parlamento, la Honorable Grisha Heyliger Martin, present su renuncia al Partido del Pueblo Unido (UP).

Lo hizo de manera efectiva inmediatamente el jueves 27 de octubre por la tarde, durante un mensaje en vivo de Facebook. La dimisin de la parlamentaria del partido se produjo poco despus de su destitucin como presidenta del Parlamento el jueves por la maana.

Hoy, digo con sentimientos encontrados que el partido UP ya no es reconocible como el partido que he llegado a amar, que apoy y ayud a construir la marca Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Oct 2022 05:38 PM

Grisha Cuts Ties With Up, Goes Independent

Grisha Heyliger-Marten during her livestream on Thursday.

~ Ive been chastised, bullied, manipulated ~

PHILIPSBURG--The second overall highest vote getter of the United Peoples (UP) party and the highest vote getter for the party at the last parliamentary election, Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2022 04:09 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Grisha Heyliger Marten, the wife of the founder of the United People's Party has officially resigned from the party the Heyliger founded.
Heyliger Marten made the announcement on Thursday afternoon on a Facebook live video Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2022 02:44 PM

La Parlamentara Grisha Heyliger-Marten Es Despedida Como Presidenta Del Parlamento

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Parlamento de Sint Maarten se reuni en una reunin pblica urgente el jueves 27 de octubre.

El propsito de la reunin fue agradecer a la Presidenta del Parlamento por sus servicios y relevarla de sus funciones.

Este punto de la agenda fue solicitado por los miembros del Parlamento, a saber, William Mar Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Oct 2022 12:38 PM

Grisha Voted Out As Chair Of Parliament, To Make Announcement At 3:30Pm Today

PHILIPSBURG--Grisha Heyliger-Marten was voted out as Chairperson of Parliament on Thursday, during an urgent public meeting punctuated by jabs, finger-pointing and substantiating of decisions.

  After being voted out Heyliger-Marten announced that she would be making an announcement at 3:30pm today.

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UD
PFP
Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2022 12:03 PM

~Removal from Chair is not gender-based --- Marlin~

 PHILIPSBURG: --- The majority of 8 members of parliament voted out Grisha Heyliger Marten from the chair of parliament on Thursday during a public meeting. The national alliance members of parliament made it clear that their decision to remove Marten Heyliger has nothing to do with gender but mostly because of the way Heyliger Marten treated her coalition members Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2022 09:53 AM

Rechazan Solicitud De Extensin De Residencia A Una Mujer

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Una sola sentencia de servicio comunitario por un incidente en la esfera relacional no es una razn vlida para rechazar una solicitud de extensin de residencia. As lo determin este lunes el juez en una causa contra la Ministra de Justicia por rechazar un Certificado de Buena Conducta (VOG), documento que es necesario para la prrroga del estatus de residente.

Una mujer de 33 aos que ha estado viviendo legalmente en St. Maarten durante mucho tiempo haba solicitado un VOG como parte de la extensin anual de su estada Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Oct 2022 11:37 PM

Irion Expects A Lot More Income Next Year Due To Task Force Efforts

PHILIPSBURG--With NAf. 1.2 million in outstanding long lease land fees and NAf. 500,00 in outstanding casino fees already realised, Finance Minister Ardwell Irion says he expects a lot more to come next year due to the efforts of the task force established to rake in outstanding fees for government.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Oct 2022 09:21 PM

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MUJER DESPRECIADA CON DERECHO A LA CLASE, JUEZ REGLA

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Una sola sentencia de servicio comunitario por un incidente en la esfera relacional no es una razn vlida para rechazar una solicitud de extensin de residencia. As lo determin este lunes el juez en una causa contra el ministro de Justicia por rechazar un Certificado de Buena Conducta (VOG), documento que es necesario para la prrroga del estatus de residente.

Una mujer de 33 aos que ha estado viviendo legalmente en St Read more


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