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Source: SXMIslandTime
31 Jan 2023 09:19 AM

El Ministro Omar Ottley: Aprobacin Otorgada Para El Sistema De Registro Social Integrado

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Se otorg la aprobacin para la implementacin de un Sistema Integrado de Registro Social (ISRS) dentro del Ministerio de Salud Pblica, Desarrollo Social y Trabajo (VSA). El registro social es una herramienta que apoyar la planificacin, implementacin, coordinacin y monitoreo efectivos de los programas y servicios de proteccin social en Sint Maarten. Es una herramienta digital que se utilizar para el registro y evaluacin de datos socioeconmicos de los hogares para mejorar la eficiencia del sistema de proteccin social, as como mejorar las respuestas de VSA en situaciones post desastre.

La implementacin de este sistema est anclada en el ncleo de la misin y visin del Ministerio, que subraya el importante papel de la proteccin social para abordar los riesgos y brindar programas y servicios a los ms vulnerables.

El ISRS brindar beneficios tales como: mejorar la coordinacin tanto dentro como fuera del Ministerio, asegurar que los recursos se canalicen hacia donde ms se merecen, deshacer el enfoque centrado en silos que ha hecho que las intervenciones actuales sean menos efectivas, establecer un enfoque ms proactivo para proteccin social respaldada por un proceso de extensin continuo a travs del uso de las mesas de ayuda comunitarias, mejorando el monitoreo y la capacidad de identificar y prevenir el fraude de beneficios, aumentando los servicios al cliente para las personas que requieren apoyo del sistema de proteccin social, mejorando el desarrollo de Polticas Gubernamentales basadas en un enfoque basado en datos y respuestas ms rpidas en tiempos de desastres.

El sistema permitir el intercambio de datos en funcin de una evaluacin de impacto de proteccin de datos que se encuentra actualmente en curso 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: 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: SXMIslandTime
30 Jan 2023 08:20 PM

El Honorable Ministro De Vsa, Omar Ottley; Visita A Los Mayores Durante Su Formacin Smart Tech

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten El Ministro de Salud Pblica, Social Desarrollo y Trabajo, el Honorable Omar Ottley visita a los Ancianos en el Servicio de Ayuda Comunitario para Ancianos y Discapacitados de Gaston Boasman en Hope Estate durante su capacitacin en tecnologa SMART.

Es imposible tener xito en el mundo moderno sin la capacidad de utilizar un dispositivo electrnico personal como una computadora, computadora porttil, tableta o telfono inteligente Read more


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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
30 Jan 2023 09:57 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, Honorable Omar Ottley visits the Elderly at the Gaston Boasman Community Helpdesk for the Elderly and Disabled at Hope Estate during their SMART Tech training.
It is impossible to succeed in the modern world without the ability to utilize a personal electronic device such as a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Jan 2023 11:19 AM

El Honorable Ministro De Vsa, Omar Ottley; Visita 103 Aos, Sra. Carmen Eleanore Hodge Carrington

PHILIPSBURG,Sint Maarten La Sra. Carmen Eleanore Hodge, la cuidadora de Carrington, la Sra. Erica Davis, se comunic con el Ministerio de VSA para informar sobre la extraordinaria mujer que es la Sra. Carrington. Nacida el 28 de enero de 1919 en French, St. Martin, la Sra. Carrington celebrar su 104 cumpleaos en unos dias. La Sra. Carrington dio a luz a ocho hijos, siete de los cuales estn vivos hoy y viven en Estados Unidos.

La seora Carrington era la mejor costurera de la isla y era propietaria de una boutique en Front Street, en Philipsburg 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: SXMIslandTime
11 Jan 2023 11:59 PM

La Corporacin De Desarrollo Econmico Revivi Los Aos Siguientes De Inactividad

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten La empresa estatal, Economic Development Corporation (EDC) ha revivido despus de una dcada de inactividad. El Informe de Inversin y Diversificacin publicado recientemente, esboz la poltica que, dados los desafos financieros del Gobierno, se recomienda que se designe una entidad de promocin de inversiones para tomar la iniciativa en la seleccin proactiva de inversores que reconozcan el National Visin de Desarrollo.

El EDC se incorpor en 1998 para ayudar al Gobierno a facilitar el crecimiento econmico y con su reactivacin, la EDC se centr en atraer inversiones extranjeras directas y facilitar y promover las inversiones existentes para retener y expandir operaciones en el pas Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Jan 2023 08:15 PM

TAMPA FL:--- Seven Seas Water Group, a multi-national provider of Water-as-a-Service (WaaS) solutions, today announced the visit to the Pointe Blanche drinking water plant by Governor Ajamu Baly of Sint Maarten.
The new Governor acknowledges the importance of water reliability and visited one of the islands three drinking water production plants on Wednesday, December 14th. The plants are owned and operated by Seven Seas Water Group, which has been responsible for the reliable operations on the island since 2007 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Jan 2023 07:02 PM

~Tamara Leonard appointed as interim director~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Government-owned company, Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has been revived after a decade of dormancy. The recently published Investment and Diversification Policy outlined that given the financial challenges of the Government, it is recommended that an investment promotion entity is designated to take lead in proactively targeting investors recognizing the National Development Vision.
The EDC was incorporated in 1998 to assist Government in facilitating economic growth and with its reactivation, the EDC will focus on attracting foreign direct investments and facilitating and promoting existing investments to retain and expand in-country operations Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
07 Jan 2023 10:35 PM

Ministro Ottley: Aumento De Salario Mnimo Efectivo A Partir Del 1 De Enero De 2023

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Mientras nos adentramos en otro ao, el Honorable Ministro de Salud Pblica, Desarrollo Social y Trabajo, Omar Ottley, les desea a todos un Feliz Ao Nuevo. Que este ao les traiga felicidad, paz y prosperidad. Espero que este ao traiga buenas relaciones entre empleadores y empleados y un aumento financiero para ambos, dijo el Ministro Ottley.

El 30 de noviembre de 2022 se public la LBHAM y MB para el aumento del salario mnimo, con fecha efectiva el 1 de enero de 2023.

El Ministro Ottley les recuerda a todos los empleadores que cumplan con las leyes y garanticen que los empleados a los que se les pag NAF 8,83 como salario mnimo, ahora recibirn un aumento a NAF 9,95.

Se recomienda a las personas que ganan el salario mnimo que no vean un ajuste en su prximo ciclo de pago que aborden el problema con su empleador Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Jan 2023 07:27 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- After receiving two thumbs up from the Philipsburg Vendors for the final rendering of the soon-to-be-constructed new Market Place, Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT), the Honorable Omar Ottley, is preparing for a follow-up meeting with project financiers Royal Caribbean this week.

Minister Ottley said Wednesday, This project is a number one priority for completion for the Ministry of Tourism as it is a key piece of enhancing the Philipsburg experience for visitors.
He said regardless of who serves as the next Minister of TEATT, we should deliver on the long overdue promise given to the Philipsburg vendors.

Earlier this year, the Ministry of TEATT announced that it had secured funding for the construction of the Marketplace from the Royal Caribbean Cruise line RCI (Royal Caribbean International) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2023 11:39 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Effective January 1, 2023, the maximum AOV old age pension for the elderly will be increased from Naf 1240,- monthly to Naf 1338,-. This is based on Article 7, sub 3 of the national decree containing general measures. The Widow(er) and Orphan (AWW) pensions will also be increased.
The indexation for 2023, is based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of the second quarter of 2021 (2.84%) and the second quarter of 2022 (4.91%), as calculated by the Department of Statistics (STAT) Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jan 2023 11:29 PM

Ottley Urges Compliance With Minimum Wage Hike

Minister VSA Omar Ottley.

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley reminds all employers to comply with the law and ensure that employees, who were paid NAf Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Jan 2023 02:21 PM

~Wishes the public a prosperous 2023~


PHILIPSBURG--United Bus Drivers Association President Claude Omeus in his 2023 new year's address wished the population a healthy and prosperous 2023 and beyond. The expected bus fare increase has not yet gone into effect and the association is in talks with the government to introduce the increase before the end of the first quarter of 2023.

Omeus also stressed that the government specifically the ministry of TEATT, should not forget the plight of bus drivers and other public transportation services men and women who are also struggling with the impact of the high cost of living on the island.

"2022 was a year of reflection for the group while recruiting more members to join the group as drivers continue to keep their heads above water while dealing with increases in food and fuel prices Read more


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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
03 Jan 2023 09:57 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- As we venture into another year, the Honorable Minister of Public Health Social Development, and Labor, Omar Ottley, would like to wish all a Happy New Year. May this year bring you happiness, peace, and prosperity. I hope this year brings about good employer and employee relationships and financial increase for both, said Minister Ottley Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Dec 2022 08:45 AM

Szv Addresses Outstanding Pension Approvals And Payments

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Social & Health Insurances SZV has escalated its efforts to resolve the issue of pending approvals for new applications of Old-Age (AOV), Widow(er)’s and Orphan (AWW) pension benefits. Delays in the approval process were due to technical issues, which have recently been resolved. On December 20, the new applicants received a retroactive lump sum payment of their entitled amounts.

“I would like to thank the SZV team for ensuring that these families received their monies before the Christmas holiday Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Dec 2022 05:39 PM

Szv Aborda Aprobaciones Y Pagos De Pensiones Pendientes

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Social & Health Insurances SZV ha intensificado sus esfuerzos para resolver el problema de las aprobaciones pendientes para nuevas solicitudes de beneficios de pensin de vejez (AOV), viuded y orfandad (AWW). Los retrasos en el proceso de aprobacin se debieron a problemas tcnicos, que se han resuelto recientemente. El 20 de diciembre, los nuevos solicitantes recibieron un pago global retroactivo de los montos a los que tenan derecho.

“Me gustara agradecer al equipo de SZV por asegurarse de que estas familias recibieran su dinero antes de las vacaciones de Navidad Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Dec 2022 06:56 PM

~Minister of VSA/TEATT selected as the most outstanding Minister for the year 2022~

PHILIPSBURG: --- When it comes to selecting a person of the year for 2022 it was clear that there is no specific person that stood out this year, but the government-owned company NV GEBE was in the news almost daily negatively. Therefore, SMN News selected NV GEBE in the NEGATIVE for the year 2022. However, we have opted to credit the workers at the Powerplant all of whom managed to keep the electricity and water on throughout the year without major hiccups.
NV GEBE made the news on almost every news platform negatively over the past years, but 2022 was the year that no one will ever forget Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Dec 2022 09:19 PM

Sin Variacin Para Que Los Negocios Se Mantengan Cerrados El Da De Ao Nuevo

PHILIPSBURG. Sint Maarten – No se ha otorgado ninguna variacin para que las empresas abran despus de las 6:00am del da de Ao Nuevo, el domingo 1 de enero de 2023.

Segn un aviso del Ministro de Turismo, Asuntos Econmicos, Trfico y Telecomunicaciones (TEAT), Omar Ottley, basado en el artculo 7 de la ordenanza de cierre de tien Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Dec 2022 12:45 AM

Government Financially Supports Trapping, Destroying Of Monkeys

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten Nature Foundation, with the help of a local veterinarian, is getting rid of the more than 450 vervet monkeys on St. Maarten. The entrapment and euthanising of monkeys have the support of the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT), which provided essential funding.

  The elimination of the monkey population is part of St. Maarten Nature Foundations Invasive Species Project. Acting TEATT Minister Omar Ottley signed off on funding that was used to purchase materials and equipment and to facilitate training by an experienced monkey trapper from the island of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
13 Dec 2022 11:17 AM

Richardson: Las Apelaciones En Casos De Inmigracin No Se Gestionan Oportunamente

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Las solicitudes de una “prueba de regreso” a St. Maarten de los titulares de permisos de residencia temporales que desean viajar al extranjero no se manejan de manera oportuna debido a “un retraso bastante alto”, dijo la Ministra de Justicia Anna Richardson en el Parlamento el Lunes Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
10 Dec 2022 12:01 AM

Teatt Lanzar Solicitud De Licencia En Lnea

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Ministerio de Turismo, Asuntos Econmicos, Transporte y Telecomunicaciones (TEATT) presentar sus servicios de solicitud de licencia comercial en lnea el 1 de enero de 2023.

El Honorable Ministro Omar Ottley y el Ministerio del TEATT presentaron el sistema en lnea que revolucionar la forma en que solicitamos una licencia comercial en St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Dec 2022 01:48 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT), will be introducing its online business license application services on January 1st, 2023.

The Honorable Minister Omar Ottley and the Ministry of TEATT introduced the online system that will revolutionize the way we request a business license on St Read more


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