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Source: SMN-News
04 Feb 2021 07:28 AM

~ A sacrifice was made, but salaries ensured ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs together with Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion presented the three publicly debated legislative amendments to the Parliament of Sint Maarten on the cost-cutting measures. The first being the Temporary National Ordinance to standardize the top incomes and reduce the employment benefits by 12.5% per July 1, 2020, within the (semi) public sector entities in order to meet the conditions set by the Government of the Netherlands for receiving the second tranche of liquidity support Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
04 Feb 2021 06:52 AM

Parliament Approves All Three Laws Presented To Enforce Cost Cutting Measures

~ A sacrifice was made, but salaries ensured ~

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs together with Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion presented the three publicly debated legislative amendments to the Parliament of Sint Maarten on the cost cutting measures Read more


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Source: 721 News
04 Feb 2021 06:32 AM

Parliament Approves All Three Laws Presented To Enforce Cost Cutting Measures

~ A sacrifice was made, but salaries ensured ~

Philipsburg Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs together with Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion presented the three publicly debated legislative amendments to the Parliament of Sint Maarten on the cost cutting measures. The first being the Temporary National Ordinance to standardize the top incomes and reduce the employment benefits by 12.5% per July 1, 2020, within the (semi) public sector entities in order to meet the conditions set by the Government of the Netherlands for receiving the second tranche of liquidity support Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Feb 2021 11:36 PM

Mps Unanimously Pass Law For 25 Per Cent Reduction In Benefits

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (at podium) addressing MPs as Finance Minister Ardwell Irion (sitting, back left) listens during Wednesdays meeting.

~ 1.3 million in annual savi Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Feb 2021 10:56 PM

Mps Pass Motion For Government To Present Evaluation In 6 Months

MPs during the meeting.

PHILIPSBURG--On Tuesday evening, Members of Parliament (MPs) passed a motion urging Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Finance Minister Ardwell Irion to Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Jan 2021 02:03 AM

Mp Emmanuel: This Is A BadGovernment, It Has To Go

~ Says some MPs are travesty of representation ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christopher Emmanuel on Wednesday said it may be easy for other MPs to dismiss him as forceful in defending the people of St. Maarten, but he gets the distinct feeling that the same MPs are completely disconnected from the people and they have to go.

MP Emmanuel said he cannot fathom how MPs supporting the currently Council of Ministers and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs can accept laws that will hurt their people Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Jan 2021 07:08 PM

 ~ Says some MPs are a travesty of representation ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christopher Emmanuel on Wednesday said it may be easy for other MPs to dismiss him as forceful in defending the people of St. Maarten, but he gets the distinct feeling that the same MPs are completely disconnected from the people and they have to go.
MP Emmanuel said he cannot fathom how MPs supporting the current Council of Ministers and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs can accept laws that will hurt their people Read more


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Source: 721 News
27 Jan 2021 11:58 PM

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs Meets Prfet Dlgu Serge Gouteyron To Discuss Synchronizing Measures To Safeguard Public Health

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever, and a delegation including the Ministry of VSA, attended a cooperation meeting held by Prfet Dlgu for St. Martin and St. Barths Serge Gouteyron together with Secretary-General Julien Marie and Regional Health Agency (ARS) Territorial Director Paul Guibert to discuss measures each are taking to safeguard public health as it relates to COVID-19.

Collective Prevention Services (CPS) and the ARS have been meeting weekly to update and discuss response measures to the pandemic such as the synchronization of communication in preparation for the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Jan 2021 10:39 PM

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs Meets Prfet Dlgu Serge Gouteyron To Discuss Synchronizing Measures To Safeguard Public Health

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Minister of TEATT
Ludmila de Weever, and a delegation including the Ministry of VSA, attended a cooperation meeting held by Prfet Dlgu for St. Martin and St. Barths Serge Gouteyron together with Secretary-General Julien Marie and Regional Health Agency (ARS) Territorial Director Paul Guibert to discuss measures each are taking to safeguard public health as it relates to COVID-19 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Jan 2021 10:21 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever, and a delegation including the Ministry of VSA, attended a cooperation meeting held by Prfet Dlgu for St. Martin and St. Barths Serge Gouteyron together with Secretary-General Julien Marie and Regional Health Agency (ARS) Territorial Director Paul Guibert to discuss measures each are taking to safeguard public health as it relates to COVID-19 Read more


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Source: 721 News
26 Jan 2021 09:57 PM

Emmanuel Rips Jacobs For Inviting More Poverty With Endless Cuts

~ Says loss of benefits could be forever ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Chistophe Emmnuel on Tuesday said the government or St. Maarten, led by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, has invited up civil servants and others to join the poverty line and brace for a state of suffering from which government has no exit plan other than to wait until the Dutch tell them they can give the people whats due to them Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Jan 2021 09:30 PM

~ Says loss of benefits could be forever ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday said the government or St. Maarten, led by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, has invited up civil servants and others to join the poverty line and brace for a state of suffering from which government has no exit plan other than to wait until the Dutch tell them they can give the people whats due to them Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Jan 2021 10:08 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday, January 25, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion attended a Central Committee meeting of Parliament where they were able to present the legislative changes to one of the three amending national ordinances for the agreed-upon cost-cutting measures to be enforceable Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Jan 2021 11:27 PM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs And Minister Of Finance Ardwell Irion Present Legislative Amendments For Top Income Earners At Semi-Public Entities To Parliament

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten – On Monday, January 25, 2021,Prime MinisterSilveriaJacobsand Minister of FinanceArdwellIrionattended aCentralCommittee meeting of Parliament where theywere able topresent the legislative changes to one of the three amending national ordinancesfortheagreed uponcost cutting measures to be enforceable.The Temporary National Ordinance on the standardization of top incomes and adjustment of employment conditions at (semi) publicsector entitieswasdiscussed for implementation per the conditions for receiving the second tranche of liquidity support from the government of the Netherlands Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jan 2021 10:18 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Clarifies Misconstrued Headline Published By The Daily Herald

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — On Thursday, January 21st, an article was published in The Daily Heralds newspaper erroneously stating that Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced COVID-19 vaccines would only be available to registered residents during Wednesdays Council of Ministers weekly press briefing. Residents are persons residing on the island and is not limited to persons with citizenship. All residents regardless of their status will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Jan 2021 11:00 AM

Pm Presents Legislative Changes To Parliament On Cost-Cutting Measures

Silveria Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG--Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs presented the legislative changes to three national ordinances for implementation of the cost-cutting measures per Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Jan 2021 08:17 AM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Clarifies Misconstrued Headline Published By The Daily Herald

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, January 21st, an article was published in The Daily Heralds newspaper erroneously stating that Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs announced COVID-19 vaccines would only be available to registered residents during Wednesdays Council of Minister's weekly press briefing. Residents are persons residing on the island and is not limited to persons with citizenship. All residents regardless of their status will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Jan 2021 11:19 PM

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Presents Legislative Amendments To Parliament On Cost Cutting Measures

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten – Today, Prime MinisterSilveriaJacobs attended a closed-doorworkingmeetingof the Committee of General AffairsofParliament. During the meeting,she presented the legislative changes to three national ordinances for implementation of the cost cutting measuresper the conditions for receiving the 2ndtranche ofliquidity support from thegovernmentof the Netherlands.To meet these conditions St. Maarten drafted the following threeamendingNational Ordinancesin order forthe cost cutting measures to be enforceable.

Temporary National Ordinance to amend the employment conditions of political authorities. This draft National Ordinance will temporarily reduce the employment conditions of political authorities by 25% per July 1, 2020.

Temporary National Ordinance COVID-19 cuts employment conditions for civil servants.

This draft National Ordinance will temporarily reduce personnel cost by adjusting the terms of employment of public servants by12.5% per July 1, 2020.

Temporary National Ordinance on the standardization of top incomes and adjustment of employment conditions at (semi) public sector entities.

This draft National Ordinance will standardize top incomes and reduce the employment conditions by 12.5% per July 1, 2020,within the (semi) public sector to meet the conditions set by the Dutch Government. 

During the meeting, there was a misunderstanding concerning what documents were confidential and what could be shared openly with the members of Parliament pertaining to the country package agreements concluded in December 2020 Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 Jan 2021 02:52 PM

Mp Emmanuel, Usp Faction Call For Meeting On Coho

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – Independent MP Christopher Emmanuel, supported by the MPs representing the USP Faction in Parliament Claudius Buncamper and Akeem Arrindell, has forwarded a letter to the Chairperson of Parliament requesting a Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Body for Reform & Development (COHO), the law supporting this entity and the country packages.

The letter reads as follows: 

On Tuesday, December 21, 2020, the Prime Minister Of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Jan 2021 11:37 AM

~Government still monitoring the planning for carnival 2021~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs made clear on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers press briefing that there will be no jouvert jump up or any other jump up for carnival 2021. The Prime Minister said that a lot of focus was placed on the calendar of events that were presented to the government by the St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
12 Jan 2021 09:02 PM

Wescot-Williams Makes Inquiries Into Pjia.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams (UD) has made numerous inquiries into what she deems an unfortunate situation that played out during the latter part of 2020 between the airport holding board and the Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Airport, Mr. Brian Mingo.

A letter from the airport holding board that supposedly was also copied to the Parliament of Sint Maarten, the MP stated in a recent statement,  has prompted her to ask questions to the Shareholder, in this case Prime Minister Jacobs and  Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT), de Weever about the allegations in the letter.

Wescot-Williams said that the matter is unfortunate and it is lamentable that a corporate matter such as this has played out in the public domain Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2021 09:23 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams (UD) has made numerous inquiries into what she deems an unfortunate situation that played out during the latter part of 2020 between the airport holding board and the Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Airport, Mr. Brian Mingo.

A letter from the airport holding board that supposedly was also copied to the Parliament of Sint Maarten, the MP stated in a recent statement, has prompted her to ask questions to the Shareholder, in this case, Prime Minister Jacobs and Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT), de Weever about the allegations in the letter.

Wescot-Williams said that the matter is unfortunate and it is lamentable that a corporate matter such as this has played out in the public domain Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2021 10:54 AM

Jacobs: Talks With Knops Mark New Beginning For Netherlands, St. Maarten

Representatives of the St. Maarten and Dutch delegations.

PHILIPSBURG--A new beginning for the Netherlands and St. Maarten was the description used by Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs to describe talks held with Dutch State Secretary for Interior Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops and his delegation last Thursday, Janua Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Jan 2021 02:28 PM

~ Says Knops admits World Bank failed ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has taken note that Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and her government, along with Dutch technocrats, have effectively sidelined the Parliament of St. Maarten and are moving full-speed ahead with country reforms without a legal basis to do so Read more


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