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Source: SMN-News
26 Oct 2022 02:20 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The process to execute the repairs on Martin Luther King School is taking way too long says Minister of Education Rodolphe Samuel on Wednesday.
Samuel said that the bids were out and the selection was also completed however, he is not allowed to take part in the bidding process. The Minister of Education said the last update he received was that the contracts were being vetted Read more


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NA
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Oct 2022 12:36 PM

George Believes Employer Should Have To Submit Exemption Letter, Not Worker

NA MP George Pantophlet.

 ~ Not fining employers is giving them free pass ~

PHILIPSBURG--National Alliance (NA) Member of Parliament (MP) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Oct 2022 12:23 PM

~ Residents asked to report not working streetlights.~

PHILIPSBURG: --- The Minister of VROMI and Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Jurendy Doran announced on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers press conference that the road patching has begun. Doran said the much-needed road repair has been completed in the Cole Bay area, Orange Grove, and Well Road.
The Minister said a special concrete mix was used which allowed the team to quickly patch the roads, these road patchings is being done by the staff of the Ministry of VROMI Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Oct 2022 12:01 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Le Sommet Foundation is currently organizing a first-ever Front-Line-Workers & Teachers appreciation family Funday, a family-oriented fun-filled day designed for community bond-building and a show of gratitude and appreciation towards our service men & women for their daily service and sacrifices.

Teachers, essential & front-line workers, these hardworking men, and women are societys true superheroes. Dedicating themselves to serving the community! Often overlooked, undervalued, and unappreciated Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Oct 2022 10:41 AM

La Fundacin Le Sommet Realizar Un Family Funday Para Maestros, Esenciales Y De Primera Lnea.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La Fundacin Le Sommet est organizando actualmente el primer Funday familiar de agradecimiento a los trabajadores y maestros de primera lnea, un da lleno de diversin orientado a la familia diseado para la construccin de vnculos comunitarios y una muestra de gratitud y aprecio hacia nuestros hombres y mujeres por su servicio y sacrificios diarios.

Maestros, trabajadores esenciales y de primera lnea, estos hombres y mujeres trabajadores son los verdaderos superhroes de la sociedad Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Oct 2022 11:46 PM

Kingdom Agrees To Talks On Phased Reopening Borders With Venezuela

From left: Aruba Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra; Curaao Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas and St. Maarten Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.

WILLEMSTAD--Talks on a technical level are expected to start in the near future between the countries of the Dutch Kingdom and Venezuela to gradually reopen the borders with the South American country, it was announced at the end of the Foreign Affairs consultation of the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaao and St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Oct 2022 11:44 PM

Wholesalers Recommend Price Control On Freight For Products

From left: Sunny Khatnani (DIVICO), Steven Huang (Sunny Foods), MP Sidharth Cookie Bijlani, Minister Ottley, Mr. Umesh (CC1), Peter Gittens (Cost Pro), Danny Ramchandani (Fairway Mark It) and Anil Sabnani (Carrefour Market).


PHILIPSBURG--Concerns about the quality of produce from the Dominican Republic (DR) and whether the DR would have the volume needed to satisfy the demand for fruit and vegetables for St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Oct 2022 08:07 PM

~ Ottley debunks rumors on the issuance of transportation licenses.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Acting Minister of TEATT Omar Ottley on Tuesday debunked the rumor about the Ministrys plan to issue 40 taxi licenses.
Minister Ottley said that there is a moratorium in place on all transportation licenses and so far there has not been any discussion on the issuance of transportation licenses to anyone Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Oct 2022 07:27 PM

Ottley Se Rene Con Mayoristas Holandeses Para Discutir Opciones De Importacin Para Reducir El Costo De Los Alimentos En St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Los mayoristas aplaudieron la noticia de un vnculo con Repblica Dominicana y St. Maarten para el abastecimiento de productos alimenticios. Expresaron su inters en la idea y reconocieron que esta ruta ciertamente reducira el costo de compra para los consumidores.

Sin embargo, el Ministerio de Turismo, Asuntos Econmicos, Transporte y Telecomunicaciones (TEATT) dice que las preocupaciones planteadas sobre si la RD podra suministrar el volumen necesario para el consumo local.

La principal preocupacin del ministro interino del TEATT, Omar Ottley, cuando se reunieron el lunes fue discutir el enlace de productos agrcolas propuesto Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Oct 2022 04:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The wholesalers applauded the news of a link with the Dominican Republic and St. Maarten for the supply of food products. They expressed their interest in the idea and acknowledged that this route would indeed lower the purchasing cost to consumers. However, the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication (TEATT) says the raised concerns over whether the DR could supply the volume needed for local consumption.

The main concern to Acting Minister of TEATT Omar Ottley when they met Monday was to discuss the proposed produce link Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Oct 2022 02:00 PM

Arajet Planea Facilitar Los Viajes En La Regin Para Los Residentes

Repblica Dominicana/Sint Maarten – El objetivo es hacer crecer el sector turstico no solo en Repblica Dominicana, sino en toda la regin, afirm la Directora de Comunicaciones de Arajet, Geraldine Villasmil. Hizo la revelacin durante una presentacin oficial de la aerolnea en Sint Maarten el lunes 24 de octubre. La nueva aerolnea de bajo costo de Repblica Dominicana inaugur oficialmente sus operaciones el 15 de septiembre.

El objetivo es ofrecer servicios a muy bajo costo a los viajeros de la regin Norte, Centro, Sur y Caribe Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Oct 2022 01:12 PM

~Regional leaders to attend KOBB in Curaao~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs for Sint Maarten, Silveria E. Jacobs received Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Netherlands Wopke Hoekstra, today, Tuesday, October 25, during a bilateral meeting hosted in the government administration building. The meeting is part of the Ministers scheduled visit from October 24 to 26, to discuss current geopolitical developments in Europe and the Western Hemisphere with the Prime Ministers and Governors of the Countries Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Oct 2022 10:51 AM

Taxi Association Objects To Alleged Lifting Of Moratorium

 PHILIPSBURG--The Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association has been informed that Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Omar Ottley plans to lift the moratorium on taxi permits.

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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Oct 2022 01:02 AM

Dominicano Airline Arajet Aims To Increase Connectivity In The Region

Arajet's director of communications Geraldine Villasmil Febres (centre) with (to her right) Dominican Republic Consul in St. Maarten Edwin Vidal Daz and (to her left) vice-consul Pablo Hanson, at the launch of Arajet in Philipsburg.

 PHILIPSBURG--The Dominican Republic airline Arajet S.A. was officially introduced in St. Maarten on Monday morning Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Oct 2022 11:14 AM

Loekie Morales Invited To CuraaoS Siman Ban Lesa

The real Emma with the book cover.

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten author Loekie Morales has been a familiar guest at childrens book weeks in Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean for years. This year, she will be visiting nine schools and several book signings and after-school social events during Siman Ban Lesa (SBL) in Curaao from Octo Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Oct 2022 11:17 PM

Pm To French: More Concrete Progress Needed On Hot Pursuit

Jacobs (right) and Carenco.

PHILIPSBURG--The need for more concrete progress on hot pursuit and cooperation between Dutch St. Maarten and French St. Martin were amongst the issues discussed when Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs attended a bilateral meeting with a delegation of officials on French St. Martin, as part of monthly discussions between both sides of the island Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Oct 2022 11:11 PM

Ottley Tells Shta No More Ehas Starting November

From left: Wyb Meijer, Keith Graham, Paul Henriquez, Minister of VSA Omar Ottley, Ricardo Perez, Anne-Marie Brooks and Kenrick Housen.



PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley assured the St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Oct 2022 11:09 PM

Grisha To Face Vote On Whether She Stays As Parliament Chair

Grisha Heyliger-Marten



PHILIPSBURG--Grisha Heyliger-Marten will have to face a vote that will determine whether she remains as Chairperson of Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Oct 2022 09:09 PM

Loekie Morales Invitada A Siman Ban Lesa En Curaao

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Siman Ban Lesa (SBL) es el mayor evento anual de literatura infantil en Curazao. Autores de la isla y algunos otros autores invitados del extranjero visitan las escuelas para contar, actuar y leer cuentos a los nios.

Durante aos, Loekie Morales ha sido una invitada familiar entre quienes visitan las semanas de libros infantiles de Surinam y las islas del Caribe holands Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Oct 2022 08:21 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---The Electronic Conference is going to take place on the island of St Kitts in less than one month. Most of the Speakers are now published on their website www.bitcoincash22.com.
Prime Minister of St Kitts & Nevis Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew will be a guest speaker and will share his insights on the BitcoinCash Legal Tender panel with the leader of the United party of St Maarten. Member of Parliament Hon. Rolando Brison Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Oct 2022 04:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- In commemoration of Toastmasters International's 98th anniversary, Division I of District 81 recognized Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) Rolande Tobias, Valerie Brazier & Brenda Maynard for their contributions as District Directors of District 81, Caribbean toastmasters. The event was held at the Government Administration Building on Saturday evening in celebration of Toastmasters International Day Read more


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Source: 721 News
22 Oct 2022 01:06 AM

Ottley Meets With Local Farmer In Continued Effort To Improve Local Agri-Produce Market

PHILIPSBURG — Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT), the honorable Omar Ottley, kicked off his first in a planned series of discussions with local stakeholders who either produce locally or import agricultural products.

He held his first meeting on Wednesday October 19, as part of his commitment to improving the local produce market Read more


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Source: 721 News
22 Oct 2022 12:50 AM

Ludson Evers: Telem Referendum Illegal

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — The Referendum which is to be held today Wednesday is said to be illegal. This was pointed out by the President of the St. Maarten Telecommunication Union Ludson Evers who stated that the Chief Executive Officer for TELem Kendall Dupersoy is pushing for the referendum because he refuses to meet with the union.

The Chief Executive Officer wants the managers to be represented separately by another union of his choice which is apparently his reason for the referendum Read more


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NA
USP
Source: SMN-News
21 Oct 2022 08:38 PM

Pop Job On The Line Again Next Week Thursday.

PHILIPSBURG:--- It seems that the current President of Parliament United Peoples(UP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten will have to deal with her job being on the line on Thursday, October 27. According to a schedule sent out by parliament on Friday, a public meeting will handle the agenda points, Incoming documents, Ratification of the decision list of the Interparliamentary Kingdom Consultations (IPKO) held from September 27-30, 2022 in the Hague, the Netherlands (IS/048/2022-2023 dated September 30, 2022) and Thank the Chair for her services thus far and relieve her from her duties (IS/026/2022-2023 dated September 20, 2022)
The latter agenda point was requested by MP W.V Read more


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