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Source: SMN-News
02 Dec 2020 12:04 PM

~ St. Maarten and its people are resilient; autonomy will not be sold out. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced on Wednesday that discussions are still ongoing with the Dutch Government and so far, there is still no agreement on the law to supervise finances on St. Maarten. Jacobs said that while there is still no agreement with the Dutch Government rest assure the autonomy the island fought for will not be sold out.
SMN News asked the Prime Minister what the plan B for the country is especially knowing that there might be only enough money in the government's coffers for December salaries Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Dec 2020 11:26 AM

~ calls to adhere to protocols by the government.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The government of St. Maarten confirmed on Wednesday that there have not been any imported cases of COVID-19 for the past 3 months. Minister of TEATT Ludmilla de Weever said that only one resident that returned to the island on Tuesday tested positive. The Minister was responding to questions posed by SMN News regarding the tests that are conducted at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE). De Weever said that the PCR tests and other protocols in place are working very well for the country Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
01 Dec 2020 06:00 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday, Member of Parliament, (MP) Claudius Buncamper, of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in parliament, sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs addressing the local sub-contractors who were left without payment for works they carried out for MER Sint Maarten B.V., the company contracted by TELEM Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Nov 2020 02:02 AM

Disaster Coordinator Thankful Record-Breaking 2020 Hurricane Season Comes To An End

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) The record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season comes to an official end on Monday, November 30 with 30-named storms under its belt.

Disaster Coordinator and Fire Commander Clive Richardson, and on behalf of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, chairlady of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), is thankful that the nation has been spared the full onslaught of a major hurricane for the record-breaking 2020 season which saw 30 named storms, of which 13 became hurricanes, including six (6) major hurricanes with winds of 111 miles per hour or greater.

An average season has 12 named storms; six hurricanes; and three major hurricanes.

The 2020 Atlantic season got off to an early start with nine named storms from May 16 with the first named storm Arthur followed by another eight through July Read more


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USP
HOPE
Source: 721 News
30 Nov 2020 01:41 AM

Mp Buncamper Questions Prime Minister Regarding Ser Board.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament Claudius Toontje Buncamper on Friday fired off a number of questions to Prime Minister, Silveria Jacobs regarding governments failure to appoint new board members to the board of the Social Economic Council (SER) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Nov 2020 07:43 PM

Disaster Coordinator Thankful Record-Breaking 2020 Hurricane Season Comes To An End

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) The record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season comes to an official end on Monday, November 30with 30-named stormsunder its belt.

Disaster Coordinator and Fire Commander Clive Richardson, and on behalf of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, chairlady of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), is thankful that the nation has been spared the full onslaught of a major hurricane for the record-breaking 2020 season which saw 30 named storms, of which 13 became hurricanes, including six (6) major hurricanes with winds of 111 miles per hour or greater.

An average season has 12 named storms; sixhurricanes; and three major hurricanes.

The 2020 Atlantic season got off to an early start with nine named storms from May 16 with the first named storm Arthur followed by another eight through July.  There were 10-named storms that formed in Septemberalone, the most for any month on record.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that falls under the U.S Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Nov 2020 07:07 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season comes to an official end on Monday, November 30 with 30-named storms under its belt.

Disaster Coordinator and Fire Commander Clive Richardson, and on behalf of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, chairlady of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), is thankful that the nation has been spared the full onslaught of a major hurricane for the record-breaking 2020 season which saw 30 named storms, of which 13 became hurricanes, including six (6) major hurricanes with winds of 111 miles per hour or greater.

An average season has 12 named storms; six hurricanes; and three major hurricanes.

The 2020 Atlantic season got off to an early start with nine named storms from May 16 with the first named storm Arthur followed by another eight through July Read more


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USP
HOPE
Source: SMN-News
29 Nov 2020 05:18 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament Claudius Toontje Buncamper on Friday fired off a number of questions to Prime Minister, Silveria Jacobs regarding governments failure to appoint new board members to the board of the Social Economic Council (SER) Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Nov 2020 06:20 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Meets With Wiscu, Witu And Abvo Unions

Philipsburg Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs attended a meeting with representatives of the Windward Island Civil Servants Union (WICSU/PSU), Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), and Algemene Bond Van Overheid en Overige Personeel (ABVO) unions today, Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

The union members called this meeting to gain clarity on the changes within the Secretariat of the Committee of Civil Servants Union (CCSU) which they are members of Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
26 Nov 2020 05:24 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Meets With Wiscu, Witu And Abvo Unions

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs attended a meeting with representatives of the
Windward Island Civil Servants Union (WICSU/PSU), Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), and Algemene Bond Van Overheid en Overige Personeel (ABVO) unions today, Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

The union members called this meeting to gain clarity on the changes within the Secretariat of the Committee of Civil Servants Union (CCSU) which they are members of Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Nov 2020 07:35 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs attended a meeting with representatives of the Windward Island Civil Servants Union (WICSU/PSU), Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), and Algemene Bond Van Overheid en Overige Personeel (ABVO) unions today, Wednesday, November 25, 2020. The union members called this meeting to gain clarity on the changes within the Secretariat of the Committee of Civil Servants Union (CCSU) which they are members of Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Nov 2020 06:47 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok arrived in St. Maarten on Sunday afternoon for a working visit. During his short stay, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs managed to have an informal pre-meeting with Minister Blok on Sunday evening where they discussed several matters, some of which falls within the purview of Minister Blok, other matters concerning St Read more


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Source: 721 News
24 Nov 2020 04:13 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Meets With Dutch Minister Of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok

POND ISLAND, SINT MAARTEN – Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok arrived in St. Maarten on Sunday afternoon for a working visit. During his short stay, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs managed to have an informal pre-meeting with Minister Blok on Sunday evening where they discussed several matters, some of which falls within the purview of Minister Blok, other matters concerning St Read more


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Source: 721 News
24 Nov 2020 04:13 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Meets With Dutch Minister Of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok

POND ISLAND, SINT MAARTEN – Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok arrived in St. Maarten on Sunday afternoon for a working visit. During his short stay, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs managed to have an informal pre-meeting with Minister Blok on Sunday evening where they discussed several matters, some of which falls within the purview of Minister Blok, other matters concerning St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Nov 2020 12:23 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Meets With Dutch Minister Of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok

POND ISLAND, Sint Maarten – Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok arrived in St. Maarten on Sunday afternoon for a working visit. During his short stay, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs managed to have an informal pre-meeting with Minister Blok on Sunday evening where they discussed several matters, some of which falls within the purview of Minister Blok, other matters concerning St Read more


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MAP
Source: 721 News
19 Nov 2020 09:36 AM

Minister Of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs Initiates National Food Bank Project

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On March 14, 2020, St. Maarten closed its borders, due to the effects of COVID-19 and a partial restriction was announced. With the island still bearing the effects of the pandemic such as business closures, the economy has drastically declined and it is further projected to have continued adverse effects on the major economic pillar, tourism.

The government of St. Maarten has, for the short-term, initiated food boxes for persons in need. Due to the overwhelming need for sustenance, lack of capacity and limited resources, a more sustainable plan is warranted to support vulnerable groups Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 Nov 2020 12:09 AM

St. Maarten Granted 4-Week Extension On Naf. 50M Loan

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.

 PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten has been granted a four-week extension on a NAf. 50 million loan that was scheduled to mature on Wednesday, November 18.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
18 Nov 2020 08:45 PM

Minister Of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs Initiates National Food Bank Project

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On March 14, 2020, St. Maarten closed its borders, due to the effects of COVID-19 and a partial restriction was announced. With the island still bearing the effects of the pandemic such as business
closures, the economy has drastically declined and it is further projected to have continued adverse effects on the major economic pillar, tourism.

The government of St. Maarten has, for the short-term, initiated food boxes for persons in need. Due to the overwhelming need for sustenance, lack of capacity and limited resources, a more sustainable plan is warranted to support vulnerable groups Read more


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Source: 721 News
14 Nov 2020 01:41 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Congratulates United Labour Party On Election Win

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten, I hereby congratulate Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, the Unity Labour Party and the people of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on the recent general election win of November 5th.

We wish the officials elected to the House of Representatives the best in this new term of office. St. Maarten looks forward to forging ways of cooperation with our brothers and sisters here in the Caribbean such as Saint Vincent Read more


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Source: 721 News
14 Nov 2020 01:32 AM

St. Maarten Negotiations On The 3Rd Tranche Of Liquidity Support Starts Today

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The discussion on the third tranche of liquidity support commenced this morning, Friday, November 13, 2020, after the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting, wherein SS Knops expressed willingness of the Netherlands to engage in discussions with St. Maarten on the third tranche for liquidity support. St. Maarten has been given the green light to commence discussions on the third tranche of liquidity support. Following a constructive conclusion of the negotiations with the College Financieel Toezicht (CFT) for which a positive advice was rendered to the Chair of the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR), Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs secured a meeting with State Secretary Raymond Knops together with their support teams on November 11, 2020 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Nov 2020 06:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---The discussion on the third tranche of liquidity support commenced this morning, Friday, November 13, 2020, after the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting, wherein SS Knops expressed the willingness of the Netherlands to engage in discussions with St. Maarten on the third tranche for liquidity support. St. Maarten has been given the green light to commence discussions on the third tranche of liquidity support. Following a constructive conclusion of the negotiations with the College Financieel Toezicht (CFT) for which positive advice was rendered to the Chair of the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR), Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs secured a meeting with State Secretary Raymond Knops together with their support teams on November 11, 2020 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Nov 2020 05:31 PM

Inclement Weather Interrupts Flag Hoisting On St. Martin Day, Says Prime Minister

BELLS LOOKOUT POINT"As St. Martiners, we feel a sense of pride, and are elated and proud to see the St. Maarten flag flying high at the Bells Lookout Point, especially on St. Martin Day. As such, preparations were made to raise the flag on St. Martin Day, said Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs in a statement on Friday afternoon.

Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather expected and experienced, which was predicted to include heavy rainfall and high speed winds, the flag was not hoisted Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Nov 2020 11:53 PM

Jacobs: Officials Committed To Join Platform And Dialogue To Resolve Issues Of Contention

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--The councils of elected officials in St. Maarten/St. Martin are committed to join in a platform to dialogue with European colleagues in quadripartite meetings to resolve several pending areas of contention for the island, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said in her message commemorating St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Nov 2020 07:47 PM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden And Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris

PHILIPSBURG:--- On behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten, I hereby congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election victory as the next President and Vice-President of the United States of America. This election is particularly important given that the outcome has resulted in not only the first female Vice-President but also the first person of Caribbean and Asian descent, and the first woman of color to hold this office. St. Maarten remains committed to working with this new adm Read more


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