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Source: SMN-News
30 Mar 2021 07:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs is traveling for unavoidable family-related matters today, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Doran will assume responsibility along with the Council of Ministers during her absence. Prime Minister Jacobs stated, Though I find it difficult to leave at this time, as we are facing some challenges, there will be continuity of government and I trust in the Deputy Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers to be able to handle all necessary ongoing matters Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Mar 2021 04:44 PM

Prime Minister Silveria JacobsTravels Abroad Due To Family Reasons

Philipsburg Sint Maarten — Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs is travelling for unavoidable family related matters today, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Doran will assume responsibility along with the Council of Ministers during her absence.

Prime Minister Jacobs stated, Though I find it difficult to leave at this time, as we are facing some challenges, there will be continuity of government and I trust in the Deputy Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers to be able to handle all necessary ongoing matters.

Prime Minister Jacobs will remain available virtually and she will keep in close contact with the Council of Ministers, the Parliament of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Mar 2021 09:00 PM

Usp: Reactionary, Lack Of Principled Leadership A Detriment To The People

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The board of the United St. Maarten Party (US) said on Monday thattheir sentimentwith regards to the confusing manner in which the country is being governed has been echoed and confirmed by State SecretaryKnops with decisiveaction in the aftermath of the advice from the Council of State on the COHO legislation.

The USP board said the people of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Mar 2021 08:45 PM

Government Of Sint Maarten Launches Multi-Purpose Shelters Project For Vulnerable Residents

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten 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 oftheDirector of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)Dr. Carissa Etienne, Headof the EuropeanUnionDelegation Responsible for Sint MaartenFernandoPonzCanto andother pertinent stakeholders, the 11thEuropean 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.During the event, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs delivered the keynote address.The project will be funded fully by the European Union and will be executed and implemented by the Pan American Health Organization, the Americas arm of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

In December 2020, the Contribution Agreement was signed between the EU and PAHO, solidifying the projects actions and their mutual commitment to enhance the islands resilience Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Mar 2021 06:15 PM

Usp: Reactionary, Lack Of Principled Leadership A Detriment To The People.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten Party (US) said on Monday that their sentiment with regards to the confusing manner in which the country is being governed has been echoed and confirmed by State Secretary Knops with decisive action in the aftermath of the advice from the Council of State on the COHO legislation.
The USP board said the people of St. Maarten are now left wondering about the way forward, while the Prime Minister continues to issue strange and confusing statements on the COHO Read more


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HOPE
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: SXMIslandTime
26 Mar 2021 11:31 PM

Prime Minister Jacobs And Prfet Gouteyron Discusssynchronization Of Current Health Protocols And Vaccination Strategy On St. Martin

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, Prime MinisterSilveriaJacobs attended a high-level meeting together withPrfetDlguforSaintMartinandSt.BarthsSergeGouteyronandhis supportstaff. Joining Prime Minister Jacobs were Head of the Department of Interior and Kingdom Affairs AngeliqueGumbs, Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs PatriceGumbs, and support staff.During this meeting,thesynchronization of Dutch and French St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2021 08:57 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs attended a high-level meeting together with Prfet Dlgu for Saint Martin and St. Barths Serge Gouteyron and his support staff. Joining Prime Minister Jacobs were Head of the Department of Interior and Kingdom Affairs Angelique Gumbs, Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs Patrice Gumbs, and support staff Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2021 03:16 PM

The Hague The Dutch Council of Ministers has today decided to stop providing liquidity support to Sint Maarten as long as the States do not unequivocally confirm that they support the agreement previously concluded with the Jacobs cabinet. This means that the Netherlands will not transfer the 39 million guilders that the Sint Maarten government needs to meet payment obligations to Philipsburg in the second quarter.

In a letter, which he sent to the House of Representatives this evening, State Secretary Raymond Knops (BZK) gives a detailed explanation of the decision of the State Council of Ministers Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2021 09:12 AM

On Saturday, March 27th, 2021, from 6:00 pm, BPW Concordia SXM in collaboration with BPW Barbados and BPW Dominica, will be hosting a discussion under the theme:  CHOOSE TO CHALLENGE: Lets work together for an egalitarian world

 The objective of this event is to bring men, women, and various organizations from the Caribbean together to discuss gender equality and other forms of discrimination. 

 Our objective is also to create a unified platform to help foster partnerships between various organizations across the Caribbean that will help promote progress in achieving an egalitarian world.

The panelists include (in alphabetical order of first names):

 Ms Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Mar 2021 03:13 AM

Who Will Rescue The People From The Pm

Dear editor

The Council of State has reviewed the COHO consensus law which was propped up by the honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and has found it wanting. The Councils findings will lead many in the governing coalition to begin their high-stepping, back-patting, and congratulatory nods for their perceived personal / political victory.

However, the real question is how does their personal / political victory translate into tangible relief for the citizens of this country during this COVID-19 pandemic Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Mar 2021 02:48 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Recognizes World Poetry Day

Philipsburg Celebrated each year on March 21, 2021, is one of our societys most beloved forms of art and cultural expression, Poetry. Poetry brings us together on various continents and is a suitable form of expression for every walk of life. Our very own local poets depict our pain, struggles, triumphs and joys and express the diversity of culture within our community through their poignant words.

This day is observed in respect and celebration of poetry by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Read more


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

Jacobs, Marlin Clear The Air On Coho

NA leader and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and NA faction leader in Parliament William Marlin during Thursdays press conference.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Mar 2021 10:58 PM

Govt Compulsively Lies About Coho Says Mp Emmanuel

~ PMs words betray current positions ~ 

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – ndependent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has called the spinning of the government in the aftermath of the Council of State advice on the COHO as typically deceitful andsaid the Prime Minister of St. Maarten leads the pack when it comes to compulsive lying and political spinning.

At the same time, the MP re-iterated his own position that St. Maarten should not entertain COHO in any way shape or form Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Mar 2021 07:31 PM

~ PMs words betray current positions ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has called the spinning of the government in the aftermath of the Council of State advice on the COHO as typically deceitful and said the Prime Minister of St. Maarten leads the pack when it comes to compulsive lying and political spinning.

At the same time, the MP reiterated his own position that St. Maarten should not entertain COHO in any way shape or form. It will never get my support Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Mar 2021 03:20 PM

Emmanuel On Coho: I Told You So ~ Says Govt An Embarrassment Onto Itself ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday had only four words in response to reports that the Council of State has determined that the COHO is in contravention of the Kingdom Statuut: I told you so. And Ive been telling the government and the people of St. Maarten so since November 2020. This government is careless and an embarrassment unto itself.

MP Emmanuel is the only Member of Parliament who has vehemently stated his position against the COHO and the only MP to vote against the three laws cutting income and benefits of civil servants and workers at government owned entities Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Mar 2021 11:36 PM

Jacobs: Coho Concerns Validated, Authorities Were Being Undermined

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (File photo)

PHILIPSBURG--We have a unique opportunity to right what has been wronged, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said on Wednesday. She was Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Mar 2021 05:19 PM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Commemoration Speech Of The 373Rd Anniversary Of The Treaty Of Concordia

Where over the world say where? Youll find an island there so lovely small. With nations Freewith People French and Dutch, they say, though talkin English much, as my St. Martin, as your St. Martin, Our sweet St. Maarten in the Sea.

Honorable and distinguished guests, people of St. Martin, good morning.

Today March 23, 2021, though having special significance for me, as the day I became a mother for the first time, it is the day that we celebrate Treaty of Concordia Day. As Madam VP Valerie Damaseau said, Since 2018, we have been working to make it more than about nice speeches Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Mar 2021 10:53 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced in the Council of Minister's press briefing on Wednesday that the COHO is not yet up for debate at this current stage. Jacobs said as Prime Minister of St. Maarten this draft law can only be shared after it has gone through the process. She said on Friday while in parliament she received the advice however, she is not allowed to share the details of that advice. Jacobs said that the Council of Advice on St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Mar 2021 11:36 PM

Jacobs: We Must Move To An Updated Treaty Of Concordia With A New Vision

From left: President Daniel Gibbs, Prfet Serge Gouteyron, Governor Eugene Holiday and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs laid a wreath at the foot of the stele. (Robert Luckock photo)

CONCORDIA--Dutch St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Mar 2021 07:55 PM

~ Says govt an embarrassment onto itself ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday had only four words in response to reports that the Council of State has determined that the COHO is in contravention of the Kingdom Statuut: I told you so. And Ive been telling the government and the people of St. Maarten so since November 2020. This government is careless and an embarrassment unto itself.
MP Emmanuel is the only Member of Parliament who has vehemently stated his position against the COHO and the only MP to vote against the three laws cutting income and benefits of civil servants and workers at government-owned entities Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Mar 2021 01:28 AM

Successful Second Edition Of The Coast Guard Recruitment Day

SIMPSON BAY, Sint Maarten – The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard would like to thank the community of St. Maarten for attending the second edition of the recruitment day held last Saturday.

For the day, the Coast Guard opened her doors to all St. Maarten youngsters interested in becoming a Coast Guard officer. Many youngsters with their parents and guardians braved the torrential downpours and gusting winds that day and received information and were able to speak with Coast Guard officers about their work Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Mar 2021 11:44 PM

Jacobs Says Coho Can Only Be Removed If Infringement Found

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs in Parliament on Friday.

PHILIPSBURG--The Caribbean Body for Reform and Development COHO can only be removed if infringement of St. Maartens rights is found, Prime Minister Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Mar 2021 09:41 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard would like to thank the community of St. Maarten for attending the second edition of the recruitment day held last Saturday. For the day, the Coast Guard opened her doors to all St. Maarten youngsters interested in becoming a Coast Guard officer. Many youngsters with their parents and guardians braved the torrential downpours and gusting winds that day and received information and were able to speak with Coast Guard officers about their work. Some youngsters even faced a challenge set up to measure their physical fitness.

The day started at 10 AM at lasted until 1 PM with different stands where both boys and girls could receive useful information about the Coast Guard training Read more


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