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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Apr 2021 05:48 AM

Uoc Dr. Moises Da Costa Gomez Sint Maarten Division Moves To Brooks Tower/Minister Of Ecys Drs. Samuel Shares Speaking Time With Initiator Of Law Program Gibson Sr

HARBOR VIEW, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten – As they take steps to restart the law programme on Sint Maarten, the University of Curacao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez Sint Maarten Division in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport has taken steps to resume its law program on Sint Maarten.

As a result, the institution opened its new location at the Brooks Tower Building in Harbor View. This was done during an in person/virtual ceremony held on Friday, April 23rd Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Apr 2021 05:38 PM

Minister Vsa Meets Newly Appointed Ilo Caribbean Director

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, the Honourable Richard Panneflek, recently met with the newly appointed Director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, Mr. Dennis Zulu, and his support staff.

Minister Pannefleks discussions centered around the impact of COVID-19 on the labour market, the measures taken by the government of Sint Maarten to mitigate the spread, as well as the stimulus plan to assist those affected.  

The Director shared recent developments the ILO is undertaking with other Caribbean countries within the region regarding the impact that COVID-19 is having on their respective labour markets and how the ILO can provide the necessary technical assistance which would result in labour markets becoming more resilient and robust.

Minister Panneflek emphasized the importance of the availability of reliable and accurate labour market statistics Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Apr 2021 01:16 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, the Honourable Richard Panneflek, recently met with the newly appointed Director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, Mr. Dennis Zulu, and his support staff.

Minister Pannefleks discussions centered around the impact of COVID-19 on the labour market, the measures taken by the government of Sint Maarten to mitigate the spread, as well as the stimulus plan to assist those affected.

The Director shared recent developments the ILO is undertaking with other Caribbean countries within the region regarding the impact that COVID-19 is having on their respective labour markets and how the ILO can provide the necessary technical assistance which would result in labour markets becoming more resilient and robust.

Minister Panneflek emphasized the importance of the availability of reliable and accurate labour market statistics Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Apr 2021 11:08 AM

Mp Emmanuel Critical Of Australian Being Recruited As Smmc Director, Calls It Bad Joke

MP Christophe Emmanuel

~ Also questions imminent hire at Fire Dept. ~

PHILIPSBURG--Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel wants Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Richard Panneflek and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs to explain to the public why an Australian is being recruited for the position of Director at St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Apr 2021 04:05 PM

~ Also questions imminent hire at Fire Department ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel wants the Minister of Public Health Richard Panneflek and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs to explain to the public why an Australian is being recruited for the Director position at St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Apr 2021 01:47 PM

~UP Leader MP Brison withdraws candidacy. ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The number 3 candidate of the United Peoples Party (UPP) MP Omar Ottley will be sworn in on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021, now that the Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek has officially resigned Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
18 Apr 2021 11:23 PM

Sarah Calls On Panneflek To Give Clarity On Continuation Food Aid

UD MP Sarah Wescot-Williams.

PHILIPSBURG--The United Democrats (UD) faction has called on Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Apr 2021 06:50 AM

Travel Restrictions In Effect For Abc Islands Effective Monday April 5Th.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Richard Panneflek hereby informs the public that effective Monday, April 5, travel restrictions from the ABC islands to St Maarten will go into effect.
Considering the regional epidemiology and consequent likelihood of imported cases from highly concentrated pools of the UK variant (B.1.1.7), together with the absence of systematic nationwide genetic surveillance on Sint Maarten, CPS recommends temporary border closures to Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao, effective immediately Read more


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Source: 721 News
02 Apr 2021 11:46 PM

Travel Restrictions In Effect For Abc Islands Effective Monday April 5Th

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Richard Panneflek hereby informs the public that effective Monday April 5, travel restrictions from the ABC islands to St Maarten will go into effect.

Considering the regional epidemiology and consequent likelihood of imported cases from highly concentrated pools of the UK variant (B.1.1.7), together with the absence of systematic nationwide genetic surveillance on Sint Maarten, CPS recommends temporary border closures to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, effective immediately.

CPS would review the situation on each island on a 2-weekly basis.

Returning residents from Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba will be required to hold a negative 72-hour PCR test Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
02 Apr 2021 09:38 PM

Travel Restrictions In Effect For Abc Islands Effective Monday April 5Th

PHILIPSBURG,Sint Maarten The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Richard Panneflek hereby informs the public that effective Monday April 5,travelrestrictionsfrom the ABC islands to St Maartenwill go into effect.

Considering the regional epidemiology and consequent likelihood of imported cases from highly concentrated pools of the UK variant (B.1.1.7), together with the absence of systematic nationwide genetic surveillance on Sint Maarten, CPS recommends temporary border closures to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, effective immediately Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
31 Mar 2021 11:34 PM

Persons From Abc Islands Must Present Pcr And Antigen Test Starting Saturday

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Richard Panneflek says all persons travelling from Aruba, Bonaire and Curaao (ABC islands) will have to perform an antigen test 24 hours prior to their arrival in St. Maarten starting this Saturday.

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Source: SMN-News
31 Mar 2021 12:08 PM

~ Community urged to get vaccinated, a new protocol for ABC islands travelers.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Labor Richard Panneflek announced on Wednesday that the labor policy that was published by the former Minister of Health and Labor is now under review. The Minister said just last week he celebrated one year in office as the Minister of Labor and questions why the labor policy was not put into effect since then Read more


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Source: 721 News
29 Mar 2021 11:58 PM

Government To Establish Inter-Ministerial Covenant To Tackle Immigration Loopholes

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — On Friday 27th, 2021, the Ministries of Justice, VSA and TEATT met to lay the foundation of establishing a working agreement or covenant to tackle the various loopholes used to defraud the system to acquire certain things like residency permits. Ministers support staff and relevant department heads engaged in a highly-anticipated meeting to identify issues within the labor and immigration system that allows persons coming to the island to abuse the system and acquire residency.

The meeting served to introduce certain talking points and discuss the way forward with the intention of developing a joint covenant between all three Ministries that will tackle many aspects such as the employment-related immigration matters from the Ministry of Public Health, Labor and Social Development (VSA) and the abuse of the Business Directors License from the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT) to acquire residency.

A covenant was first created in 2020, between the Minister of Justice and the Minister of VSA to cooperate on issues affecting both the labor and immigration systems Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Mar 2021 08:07 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Friday 27th, 2021, the Ministries of Justice, VSA, and TEATT met to lay the foundation of establishing a working agreement or covenant to tackle the various loopholes used to defraud the system to acquire certain things like residency permits. Ministers support staff and relevant department heads engaged in a highly-anticipated meeting to identify issues within the labor and immigration system that allows persons coming to the island to abuse the system and acquire residency Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Mar 2021 02:51 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Friday, March 26, 2021, the Government of Sint Maarten achieved a large milestone for the country as it pertains to disaster preparedness and resilience building. In the presence of the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Dr. Carissa Etienne, Head of the European Union Delegation Responsible for Sint Maarten Fernando Ponz Canto and other pertinent stakeholders, the 11th European Development Fund B-Envelop Shelters project under the theme: building resilience by improving emergency response and disaster preparedness for the people of Sint Maarten, was launched Read more


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Source: 721 News
27 Mar 2021 06:25 AM

Minister Of Vsa Conducts Work Visit To Fire And Ambulance Department

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Friday, March 26, 2021, The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Richard Panneflek and his staff had a working visit at the Fire and Ambulance department in Cay Hill.

In collaboration with RAV Brabant MWN and the Ambulance Service SXM, instructors Rudy Verschuren, Harm Verbeeten, Lianne van Driel and Ruud Verhalle trained in scenario education.The unique aspect of the training was the collaboration with all parties, police, fire brigade, Dutch Marines and Dispatch.

Today was the last exercise of the week in which all parties showed their skills to ultimately provide good patient care Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Mar 2021 11:35 PM

Minister Of Vsa Conducts Work Visit To Fire And Ambulance Department

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten On Friday, March 26, 2021, The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor(VSA), Richard Panneflekandhis staff had a working visit at the Fire and Ambulance department in Cay Hill.

In collaboration with RAV Brabant MWN and the Ambulance Service SXM, instructors Rudy Verschuren, Harm Verbeeten, Lianne van Driel and Ruud Verhalle trained in scenario education.The unique aspect of thetraining was the collaboration with all parties, police, fire brigade, Dutch Marines and Dispatch Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2021 09:00 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Friday, March 26, 2021, The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Richard Panneflek, and his staff had a working visit at the Fire and Ambulance Department in Cay Hill.

In collaboration with RAV Brabant MWN and the Ambulance Service SXM, instructors Rudy Verschuren, Harm Verbeeten, Lianne van Driel and Ruud Verhalle trained in scenario education.The unique aspect of the training was the collaboration with all parties, police, fire brigade, Dutch Marines and Dispatch Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Mar 2021 11:19 PM

No Vaccinations At Belair Community Center Friday. Close To 11.000 Registered For A Vaccine

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) The Vaccination Management Team (VMT)would like toinformthe public that the Belair Community Center will not be open forthe administering ofCOVID-19 vaccinations on Friday, March 26th, due to a previously planned event. Vaccinations at Belair will resume on Monday the 29th of March.

Additionally, the VMT would like to inform the public that the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) and Belair Community Center will not be open for vaccinations during the public holidaysof Friday, April 2nd, and Monday, April 5th.

The number of registrations for a vaccine has climbed to nearly 11.000 persons (16% of the total eligible population) after Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) Richard Panneflek announced that all persons of 18 years and older residing on Sint Maarten can now be vaccinated. 

To reach the required 70% to achieve herd immunity before the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, registration numbers must increase considerably. 

Members of the community are reminded to register for the COVID-19 vaccine Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Mar 2021 08:29 PM

No Vaccinations At Belair Community Center Friday. Close To 11.000 Registered For A Vaccine.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- The Vaccination Management Team (VMT) would like to inform the public that the Belair Community Center will not be open for the administering of COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday, March 26th, due to a previously planned event. Vaccinations at Belair will resume on Monday the 29th of March.
Additionally, the VMT would like to inform the public that the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) and Belair Community Center will not be open for vaccinations during the public holidays of Friday, April 2nd, and Monday, April 5th Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Mar 2021 11:40 PM

Vsa Expands Covid-19 Vaccine To Persons 18 Years And Older

PHILIPSBURG--In a meeting between the Ministers of Health of the four countries in the kingdom on March 23, Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Richard Panneflek, decided in consultation with the Netherlands, that St. Maarten will now offer the coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine to all residents who are 18 years plus Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Mar 2021 06:45 PM

Ministry Vsa Expands Covid-19 Vaccine To 18+ For Dutch Side Residents. Register Today.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday, March 23rd, during the meeting between the four ministers responsible for public health of the Four Countries in the Kingdom, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (Ministry VSA), Richard Panneflek, decided in consultation with the Netherlands that Sint Maarten will now offer the COVID-19 vaccine to all residents 18+ residing on the Dutch side of the island Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Mar 2021 08:11 AM

PHILIPSBURG The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Richard Panneflek hereby informs the public that PJIAE in cooperation with Healthcare Laboratory (HCLS), has opened a COVID-19 testing facility at Princess Juliana Airport. Passengers who are traveling to US territory, both tourists and residents can make use of this facility from 11 am until 4 pm daily Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Mar 2021 11:43 PM

Second Batch Of The Pfizer Vaccine Arrived On Friday

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) Thesecond batch ofthePfizer vaccine,arrivedin the country on Friday, March 19. TheMinisterof Public Health, Social Development (Ministry VSA)Richard Panneflek, was at the Princess Juliana International Airport on Friday when the shipment came in ona scheduledRoyal Dutch Airlines KLMflight.

The second batch consists of 7.020 doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Read more


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