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Source: SMN-News
04 May 2021 10:18 PM

WILLEMSTAD:--- The Monument for the Fallen Antillean on Adriaan Lacl Boulevard in Oranjestad is the permanent memorial location on Aruba. This monument was erected in memory of all Antilleans who were killed by acts of war during the Second World War. The plaque contains 129 names of fallen Antilleans during the Second World War. Also in Willemstad, Curaao, and Kralendijk, Bonaire, there is a monument with the same plaque. A number of dignitaries were present at the ceremony, such as Governor Boekhoudt and (outgoing) Prime Minister Wever-Croes Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
04 May 2021 10:31 AM

Anguilla Expresses Concern About Illegal Crossings Between Anguilla, St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG--Anguillas Premier Dr. Ellis Lorenzo Webster has expressed concern to St. Maarten Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs about illegal crossings between St. Maarten and Anguilla.

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Source: The Daily Herald
03 May 2021 10:46 AM

Jacobs Urges Smtf Grads To Remain Lifelong Learners

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (fourth left), SMTF Programme Director and representatives of the SMTF Board of Directors.

CAY HILL--The Sint Maarten Training Foundation (SMTF) hosted its final certificate ceremony for 200 plus students participating in the course of Public Health and Hospitality on Thursday, April 29.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
02 May 2021 06:02 PM

National Day Of Remembrance. Two Honorable Guests To Be Present

    

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) On Tuesday, May 4, the Government of Sint Maarten will recognize National Remembrance Day, (Dodenherdenkingsdag) similar to the other countries within the Dutch Kingdom.

During this national day of commemoration, all Dutch victims civilians and soldiers who have been killed or murdered in the Kingdom of the Netherlands or anywhere else in the world in war situations or during peace-keeping operations since the outbreak of the Second World War are commemorated.

The regular commemoration ceremony that will commence at 5:30 p.m Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 May 2021 04:57 PM

National Day Of Remembrance. Two Honorable Guests To Be Present. .

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- On Tuesday, May 4, the Government of Sint Maarten will recognize National Remembrance Day, (Dodenherdenkingsdag) similar to the other countries within the Dutch Kingdom.
During this national day of commemoration, all Dutch victims civilians and soldiers who have been killed or murdered in the Kingdom of the Netherlands or anywhere else in the world in war situations or during peace-keeping operations since the outbreak of the Second World War are commemorated.
The regular commemoration ceremony that will commence at 5:30 p.m Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
01 May 2021 09:17 AM

Prime Minister Jacobs Encourages Smtf Graduates To Remain Lifelong Learners

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten TheSintMaarten Training Foundation (SMTF) hosted their final certificate ceremony for 200 plus students participatingin the course ofPublic Health and Hospitality on Thursday, April 29, 2021.These courses were started after Hurricane Irma and were the first component of the Emergency Income Support and Training Project EISTP; one of the Trust Fund projects under implementation at the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB)offeringtraining to unemployed persons.Over the period of just over three years some 2000 students have made use of this opportunity and received certification and pins for courses in public health and hospitality.

In the presence of the Board, management, and staff of the SMTF, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs addressed the graduates, as the keynote speaker Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Apr 2021 10:33 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Sint Maarten Training Foundation (SMTF) hosted their final certificate ceremony for 200 plus students participating in the course of Public Health and Hospitality on Thursday, April 29, 2021. These courses were started after Hurricane Irma and were the first component of the Emergency Income Support and Training Project EISTP; one of the Trust Fund projects under implementation at the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) offering training to unemployed persons. Over the period of just over three years some 2000 students have made use of this opportunity and received certification and pins for courses in public health and hospitality.

In the presence of the Board, management, and staff of the SMTF, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs addressed the graduates, as the keynote speaker Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Apr 2021 10:36 PM

~ Looks forward to working as legislator ~

Philipsburg Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic, and Transportation (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever has decided to take up her seat in Parliament. After careful consideration during this delicate time and after close consultation with the many who keep St. Maartens best interests at heart, I decided to accept the parliamentary seat in accordance with article 105, paragraph 2 of the Electoral Ordinance, Minister De Weever stated.

On April 21st, the Central Voting Bureau (CVB) informed the Minister that she was elected to Parliament and had the option of choosing to take up her seat Read more


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Source: 721 News
29 Apr 2021 09:46 PM

Minister De Weever Shifts Focus To Parliament, Looks Forward To Working As Legislator

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic, and Transportation (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever has decided to take up her seat in Parliament. After careful consideration during this delicate time and after close consultation with the many who keep St. Maartens best interests at heart, I decided to accept the parliamentary seat in accordance with article 105, paragraph 2 of the Electoral Ordinance, Minister De Weever stated.

On April 21st the Central Voting Bureau (CVB) informed the minister that she was elected to Parliament and had the option of choosing to take up her seat Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Apr 2021 07:42 PM

Mp Emmanuel: Deben Abordarse Los Rumores De Fraude En El Festival Village

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El diputado independiente Christophe Emmanuel dijo el martes que todava est esperando respuestas de La Primera Ministra Silveria Jacobs a las preguntas que envi desde el 18 de febrero del 2021 sobre temas relacionados con el Festival Village. Dijo, que desde entonces han suscitado muchos rumores de posibles acciones fraudulentas, tratos fraudulentos y otros actos sospechosos cometidos en las instalaciones por la junta y otros terceros Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Apr 2021 05:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent MP Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday said he is still awaiting answers from Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs to questions he submitted since February 18, 2021, on issues surrounding the St. Maarten Festival Village. Issues, he said, that has since raised many rumors of possible fraudulent actions, underhanded deals, and other suspicious acts being committed at the facility by the board and other third parties.

He said it would behoove the PM to provide the answers to some 40 questions that he submitted to begin to shed light on the operations of a facility that has dissolved into a public eyesore Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Apr 2021 08:13 PM

Pm & Com Express Their Gratitude And Show Appreciation To All Support Professionals With Worksho-Vational Session

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) On Friday, April 23,theSint Maarten Government administrative support professionals were invited to a virtual worksho-vational session with the theme, A Decisive Administrative ProfessionalinAn Ambitious Country.

This theme was derived from one of the National Development Vision 2030, which Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs launched on July 16, 2020. 

The session, which was a hybrid of a workshop and motivational episodes, was facilitated by Thulani Munerenyu, a Human Capital Development Consultant of LILUVU Training and Consulting, a South African based company. 

The worksho-vational session was a way for the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers(COM) to express their gratitude and show appreciation to all support professionals especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic, where remote working was prevalent, the support role of these professionals had to evolve virtually, displaying their highly adaptive skills.

Munerenyu unpacked the Principles of Decisiveness and Ambition which he placed in a global and national context and then cascaded to an individual level Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Apr 2021 07:48 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- On Friday, April 23, the Sint Maarten Government administrative support professionals were invited to a virtual worksho-vational session with the theme, A Decisive Administrative Professional in An Ambitious Country.
This theme was derived from one of the National Development Vision 2030, which Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs launched on July 16, 2020 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Apr 2021 10:06 AM

Jacobs Says Equal Opportunity For Position At Fire Department

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs.

~ Emmanuel say PM betrays St. Maarteners ~ 

PHILIPSBURG--A clarification from Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs on the recruitment Read more


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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
26 Apr 2021 05:27 AM

Prime Minister Jacobs Clarifies Fire Department Recruitment Process

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten Prime MinisterSilveriaJacobsprovides clarity onthe Fire Departmentrecruitment process.Similarly,toall other functions via government or for government owned companies, there is a recruitment processin which the requirementsfor the vacancyare placed online as per the function book. Suitable candidates are then called in for an interview in front of a selection committee and evaluated.

All persons were given an equal opportunity to apply for the position of Head of Repression at the Fire Department regardless of nationality, race, or gender, so long as they met the requirements Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Apr 2021 10:01 AM

Mp Emmanuel: Pm Betrays St. Maarteners Once Again

~ Says Alliance clearly not for its voters ~

Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Friday said it is unbelievable that the Prime Minister of St. Maarten, an educator by profession, would openly label government as an equal opportunity employer when discussing qualified St. Maarteners getting first preference over non-St. Maarteners with employment. This is the ultimate betrayal of our people and everyone who voted for the National Alliance and who anticipated being prioritized by that party, the MP said.

The MP was reacting to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs explanation about what is happening at the Fire Department with the hiring of a Dutchman as Head of Repression Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Apr 2021 07:33 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Administrative Professionals Day is celebrated on April 21st, National Administrative Professionals Day, formally known as Secretaries Day or better known as Admin Day, which is observed on the last full week in April of each year. It is a week to thank and recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals.

On behalf of the Council of Ministers, the Government of St. Maarten recognizes and celebrates all administrative professionals for their contribution in the workplace Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Apr 2021 07:30 PM

~ Says Alliance clearly not for its voters ~

PHILIPSBURG;--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Friday said it is unbelievable that the Prime Minister of St. Maarten, an educator by profession, would openly label government as an equal opportunity employer when discussing qualified St. Maarteners getting first preference over non-St. Maarteners with employment. This is the ultimate betrayal of our people and everyone who voted for the National Alliance and who anticipated being prioritized by that party, the MP said.
The MP was reacting to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs explanation about what is happening at the Fire Department with the hiring of a Dutchman as Head of Repression Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Apr 2021 02:59 PM

PHILIPSBURG--- Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs provides clarity on the Fire Department recruitment process. Similarly, to all other functions via government or for government-owned companies, there is a recruitment process in which the requirements for the vacancy are placed online as per the function book. Suitable candidates are then called in for an interview in front of a selection committee and evaluated.

All persons were given an equal opportunity to apply for the position of Head of Repression at the Fire Department regardless of nationality, race, or gender, so long as they met the requirements Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Apr 2021 11:39 AM

Parliament Approves Loan To Winair As A Formality

THE HAGUE--The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Thursday gave its formal approval to the 2.7 million-euro-mortgage loan to Windward Islands Airways Winair.

  The approval to adapt the 2021 budget of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management to facilitate the Winair loan was a mere formality, since the Dutch government has already provided the monetary support to the financially challenged airline due to urgent nature of the measure.

  On December 31, 2020, the Dutch government informed the Dutch Parliament of the positive decision on a request of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
22 Apr 2021 12:03 AM

Council Of Ministers Tour Trust Fund Project Sites

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten –On Friday, April 16, the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) hosted the Council of Ministers on anexcursion to visit several activity project sites being executed under the Dutch sponsored Sint Maarten Trust Fund.

The trip, which touched on all seven projects currently being implemented by the National Recovery Program Bureau, allowed the Ministers to receive a first-hand impression of both ongoing and completed projects.  The tour began with presentations on digital government improvements, an integrated social registry system and support to small businesses, including a testimonial of one of the recipients of the Enterprise Support Project Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Apr 2021 02:23 PM

~Acting Head of DPE replaced by Guyanese national, ~ management team insulted in the meeting. ~

PHILIPSBURG: ---  Civil Servants working in the Department of Education are expressing concern over what is described as a rift between the management team and the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Rodolphe Samuel.
The members of the management team had requested a meeting with the Minister to discuss communication, capacity, management, motivation, and the working environment some weeks ago 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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