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Source: The Daily Herald
31 Jan 2023 11:37 PM

Trust FundS School Repair Prog. Completes Three More Schools

NRPB personnel explaining the work done at St. Dominic High School to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (second right) and Minister of ECYS Rodolphe Samuel (centre).


EBENEZER--With work completed at Milton Peters College (MPC), Methodist Agogic Centre (MAC) Comprehensive Secondary Education, and St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
31 Jan 2023 08:36 PM

Royal Family To Visit Smmc And Nipa On Monday.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- Preparations are in full swing for the visit of the Royal Family His Majesty King Willem Alexander, Her Majesty Queen Maxima, and Her Royal Highness Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, next week Monday and Tuesday, February 6 & 7.

Sint Maartens heritage and hospitality during the two-day visit will be on full display where they will get a taste of culture, nature, and resiliency. Residents are invited to come out and welcome the Royal Family as they are on their way to visit various venues.

This will be Her Royal Highness Princess Amalias first visit to Sint Maarten, during which time she will be introduced to the country and its residents.

Upon arrival at the Princess Juliana International Airport on Monday morning February 6, the Royal Family will be received by His Excellency Governor of Sint Maarten Ajamu Baly and the Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, followed by a tour at both the operational and reconstruction areas of the Airport.

The delegation will then visit the following institutions in Cay Hill, the Fire & Ambulance Department, where there will be an exhibition and re-enactment of the first responders during a disaster.

This will then be followed by a tour at the Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC).

The Royal Family will be given a presentation about sustainability within health care and will learn more about the key role in the region that SMMC plays and about the health care relationship that it provides to patients from St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
31 Jan 2023 07:49 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The dynamic and colorful new brand identity fits the SOAB of now and the future.
Last Monday, SOAB St. Maarten celebrated the launch of the companys new brand identity during a festive gathering of staff and clients at its office at Osprey Drive 4 in St. Maarten. During this event, guests were officially introduced to the new logo and brand identity presented in the presence of Prime Minister of St. Maarten, Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs, and Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion.
SOAB, founded as a foundation in 1994 to act as the internal auditor of the government of the then Netherlands Antilles, has made significant internal changes since 2020 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
31 Jan 2023 06:18 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  With work completed at Milton Peters College (MPC), Methodist Agogic Centre (MAC) Comprehensive Secondary Education, and St. Dominic High School, a total of six (6) schools have now been repaired through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund.
The programs scope of work includes fixing roofs, doors, and windows, as well as mold remediation, plumbing, and minor electrical work. The contractor also installed new aluminum shutters on doors and windows where necessary.
In the case of MAC, additional structural interventions had to be done to improve the schools resilience to natural disasters Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
31 Jan 2023 01:28 AM

Trabajadores De Ambulancias Completan Capacitacin Operativa Y De Mantenimiento Para Nuevas Ambulancias

El personal del Departamento de Ambulancias de Sint Maarten complet con xito un curso de capacitacin de cinco das para familiarizarse con los cuatro (4) vehculos de ambulancia nuevos que se entregaron a fines de diciembre de 2022.

Realizadas por el fabricante de ambulancias REV Group y Zoll, las sesiones de formacin se centraron en el uso y mantenimiento de las ambulancias y sus sistemas operativos. Tambin incluy un componente de “capacitacin de capacitadores” para permitir que los trabajadores de ambulancias locales brinden estos cursos de capacitacin operativa y de mantenimiento en el futuro.

Con un costo combinado de aproximadamente US$1,2 millones, las nuevas ambulancias se adquirieron a travs del Fondo Fiduciario de Sint Maarten, financiado por el Gobierno de los Pases Bajos, administrado por el Banco Mundial e implementado por la Oficina del Programa Nacional de Recuperacin (NRPB) en nombre del Gobierno de Sint Maarten.

Desde 2018, el Fondo Fiduciario de Sint Maarten ha invertido en equipos para los bomberos y trabajadores de ambulancias de Sint Maarten, as como en trabajos de reparacin de las estaciones de polica de Philipsburg y Simpson Bay y el edificio de Bomberos y Ambulancias para reparar los daos causados por el huracn Irma y el huracn Mara Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Jan 2023 10:24 PM

Ministerio De Asuntos Generales Lanza Encuesta De Satisfaccin De Empleados

El Gobierno alienta a ms funcionarios a compartir sus pensamientos

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten El Ministerio de Asuntos Generales lanz una Encuesta de satisfaccin de los empleados del servicio civil. Esta es la encuesta de satisfaccin ms grande realizada por el Gobierno de Sint Maarten. La evaluacin est orientada a recopilar una gran cantidad de datos para el desarrollo de polticas futuras basadas en evidencia, con el objetivo de lograr un cambio positivo en la organizacin.

Un equipo de proyecto dentro del Ministerio de Asuntos Generales, con representantes del Departamento de Personal y el Departamento del Interior y Relaciones del Reino (BAK), est encabezando el proyecto Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Jan 2023 10:14 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Personnel of the Sint Maarten Ambulance Department have successfully completed a five-day training course to familiarize themselves with the four (4) brand-new ambulance vehicles that were delivered in late December 2022.
Conducted by ambulance manufacturer REV Group and Zoll, the training sessions focused on the use and maintenance of the ambulances and their operating systems. It also included a train-the-trainer" component to enable local ambulance workers to provide these operational and maintenance training courses in the future Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 Jan 2023 12:14 AM

Sxm Notary Richards Launches New Website

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (second right), Minister Egbert Doran (second left), Minister Ardwell Irion (right) and staff member (left) with civil law notary Keshia Richards (centr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Jan 2023 12:06 AM

~Government encourages more civil servants to share their thoughts~


PHILIPSBURG:---  On Monday, January 23, 2023, the Ministry of General Affairs launched a Civil Service Employee Satisfaction Survey. This is the largest satisfaction survey conducted by the Government of Sint Maarten. The assessment is geared towards collecting a rich body of data for future evidence-based policy development, with an aim to bring about positive change in the organization.
A project team within the Ministry of Generals Affairs, with representatives from the Department of Personnel and the Department of The Interior and Kingdom Relations (BAK), is spearheading the project Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Jan 2023 07:40 PM

Celebracin De Los 104 Aos De Vida De La Seora Carmen Carrington

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten La Primera Ministra y Ministra de Asuntos Generales, la Sra. Silveria Jacobs, fue invitada a la casa de la Sra. Carmen Carrington, el sbado 28 de enero, para celebrar su 104 cumpleaos.

La madre, la ta, la abuela, la ta abuela, la Sra. Carmen, fueron celebrados con cario hoy con familiares, amigos, familiares de la iglesia y vecinos, incluido Su Excelencia el Gobernador de Sint Maarten Ajamu G Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Jan 2023 12:16 PM

BELVEDERE:--- Sint Maarten As most residents settle into their new homes in the Belvedere Towers, they can sleep soundly knowing that the renovations were guided by the Government of Sint Maartens build-back better principle. The results are safer, modern apartments that can better withstand future natural disasters.
Financed through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, the renovations took place in 64 apartments in six (6) residential buildings managed by the Sint Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jan 2023 10:29 AM

Resilience Has Been Built Into Every Part Of The Newly Renovated Belvedere Towers

BELVEDERE, Sint Maarten As most residents settle into their new homes in the Belvedere Towers, they can sleep soundly knowing that the renovations were guided by the Government of Sint Maartens build back better principle. The results are safer, modern apartments that can better withstand future natural disasters.

Financed through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, the renovations took place in 64 apartments in six (6) residential buildings managed by the Sint Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) Read more


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Source: 721 News
19 Jan 2023 06:13 PM

Mp Gumbs Pleased With Prime Minister Response To Electoral Resolution Request

Requests Meeting of Ad-hoc Committee for Electoral Reform

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Party for Progress Member of Parliament Melissa Gumbs expressed her satisfaction with the response received from Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs regarding the MPs request to consider amending the countrys Kiesbesluit (Electoral Resolution).

Gumbs had submitted a letter to the Prime Minister on 13 September 2022 to request that the Prime Minister, and by extension the Government, consider amending article 12 of the Kiesbesluit Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Jan 2023 12:16 PM

~ Amendments sent to COM on Monday.~

PHILIPSBURG: --- The Ministry of VSA is presently seeking legal advice on the amendments made to the articles of incorporation of the National Institute of Professional Advancement (NIPA). Minister of VSA Omar Ottley confirmed on Wednesday during the Council of Ministers press briefing that his ministry did not receive the amendments and he was only made aware late last year that the VSA representative term was up Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jan 2023 06:59 AM

~Information session open for public this Saturday~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs for Sint Maarten, Ms. Silveria E. Jacobs will be hosting the first informative session on Slavery, Atonement, and Reparations on Saturday, January 21, 2023.
The session is open to the public; and will run from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Government Administration Building and will focus on providing clarity on the duty and/ or role of the Advisory Committee on Slavery, Atonement and Reparation (ACSAR) and the steps moving forward from, the Apology.
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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Jan 2023 11:14 PM

Coho Off The Table

Representatives of the four countries of the Kingdom during the press conference on Friday (from left): Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations and Digitalisation Alexandra van Huffelen, St. Maarten Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Aruba Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes and Curaao Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas. (Suzanne Koelega photo)

~ Countries agree to move forward together ~

PHILIPSBURG--The Kingdom Law to establish the Caribbean Body for Reform and Development COHO is off the table, a fact that Prime Ministers Silveria Jacobs of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
14 Jan 2023 09:01 AM

La Consulta De Cuatro Pases Sobre La Regulacin Mutua Produce Acuerdo Sobre Temas Principales

PHILIPSBURG, Sint MaartenEl siguiente es un comunicado de prensa conjunto proporcionado por los cuatro socios del Reino, la Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs de Sint Maarten; la Primera Ministra Evelyn Wever-Croes, de Aruba; el Primer Ministro Gilmar Pisas en representacin de Curazao; y la Secretaria de Estado de Relaciones del Reino y Digitalizacin, Alexandra van Huffelen, en representacin de los Pases Bajos: En los ltimos dos das, hemos tenido discusiones constructivas sobre la manera en que deseamos cooperar entre todos en el Reino Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Jan 2023 11:11 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Sint MaartenThe following is a joint press statement provided by the four Kingdom partners, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs of Sint Maarten; Prime Minister Evelyn Wever - Croes, of Aruba; Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas representing Curacao; and State Secretary of Kingdom Relations and Digitalization, Alexandra van Huffelen, representing the Netherlands:

Over the past two days, we have had constructive discussions on the manner in which we wish to cooperate with each together in the Kingdom Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
12 Jan 2023 09:47 PM

Programa De La Visita Al Caribe De La Familia Real Del Reino

Caribisch Nederland – Su Majestad el Rey Willem-Alexander, Su Majestad la Reina Mxima y Su Alteza Real Catharina-Amalia, Princesa de Orange, realizarn una visita a la parte caribea del Reino de los Pases Bajos del viernes 27 de enero al jueves 9 de febrero de 2023. Visitarn Bonaire, Aruba y Curaao antes de continuar a St Maarten, St Eustatius y Saba. La visita tiene como objetivo presentar a la Princesa de Orange a la parte caribea del Reino.

Las islas han elaborado un programa que abarca temas como la cultura, la naturaleza, la historia colonial, los deportes y las operaciones de defensa, e incluye reuniones con los residentes de la isla Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2023 06:45 PM

Good Corporate Governance Conference Planned. Register To Participate.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- On January 20 and 21, a unique conference on corporate governance will take place at the initiative of the Government of Sint Maarten. This two-day conference is organized by NR Governance and VANEPS; the conference venue is Sonesta Maho Beach Hotel.

 The conference is intended for everyone in Sint Maarten who holds or aspires to a management or supervisory position and aims to further professionalize their knowledge and skills.

 Representatives from all sectors are invited: organizations ranging from the (semi-)public sector to financial institutions and organizations in tourism, welfare, and health.

Questions that will be discussed at the conference are, for example: how should you, as a supervisor or supervisory director, properly fulfill your employer's role vis--vis the board? What is the best way to navigate when the organization is in dire straits? What skill requirements can you place on directors and supervisory directors and how should you evaluate supervisors and directors effectively? How can we on St Read more


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Source: 721 News
12 Jan 2023 05:48 PM

Dutch Royal Family Visit The Six Dutch Caribbean

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, Her Majesty Queen Mxima and Her Royal Highness Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, will pay a visit to the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from Friday 27 January to Thursday 9 February 2023. They will visit Bonaire, Aruba and Curaao before continuing to St Maarten, St Eustatius and Saba. The visit is intended to introduce the Princess of Orange to the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. The islands have put together a programme covering such topics as culture, nature, colonial history, sports and defence operations, and including meetings with island residents Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2023 04:20 PM

Good Corporate Governance Conference Planned. Register To Participate.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- On January 20 and 21, a unique conference on corporate governance will take place at the initiative of the Government of Sint Maarten. This two-day conference is organized by NR Governance and VANEPS; the conference venue is Sonesta Maho Beach Hotel.

The conference is intended for everyone in Sint Maarten who holds or aspires to a management or supervisory position and aims to further professionalize their knowledge and skills.

Representatives from all sectors are invited: organizations ranging from the (semi-)public sector to financial institutions and organizations in tourism, welfare, and health.
Questions that will be discussed at the conference are, for example: how should you, as a supervisor or supervisory director, properly fulfill your employer's role vis--vis the board? What is the best way to navigate when the organization is in dire straits? What skill requirements can you place on directors and supervisory directors and how should you evaluate supervisors and directors effectively? How can we on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2023 12:03 PM

Special Committee Established For Upcoming Royal Family Visit.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  A special committee has been established to organize the activities for this royal visit to Sint Maarten.

The National Organizing Committee Royal Visit 2023 comprises of five members: Cassandra Janssen (Chairperson), Emilia Connor-Thomas (Secretary), Catherine Arrindell-Conner, Fabiana Vanterpool-Arnell and Aide-de-camp to the Governor, Frens Hartgers.

His Majesty King Willem Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Maxima last visited Sint Maarten in 2013 Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Jan 2023 01:02 PM

La Primera Ministra Acoger Reunin Cuatripartita De Consultas Ministeriales

Los socios del Reino asistirn a 4LO en Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten La Primera Ministra y Ministra de Asuntos Generales de Sint Maarten, Silveria E. Jacobs, ser la anfitriona de las Reuniones Cuatripartitas de Consulta Ministerial, denominadas 4LO (vierlandenoverleg). Las reuniones se llevarn a cabo el 12 y 13 de enero en el Sonesta Maho Resort.

El evento culminar con una conferencia de prensa entre los cuatro socios del Reino, Aruba, representada por la Primera Ministra Evelyn Wever-Croes; Curazao, representado por el Primer Ministro Gilmar Pisas; Holanda, representada por la Secretaria de Estado de Relaciones del Reino y Digitalizacin Alexandra van Huffelen; y Sint Maarten, representado por la Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs.

Los Primeros Ministros de Aruba, Curaao y Sint Maarten, junto con el Secretario de Estado, discutirn temas como la alternativa previamente debatida a la Ley de Consenso del Reino COHO, el camino a seguir con la Resolucin de Disputas de la Ley del Reino (Geschillenregeling), entre otros temas Read more


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