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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
17 Apr 2023 07:38 PM

Hope Estate:--- On Friday, April 14, 2023, Minister Omar Ottley accompanied by Minister Rudolph Samuel, Coordinator of Teen Times Mrs. Rochelayne Richardson-Romey, Staff of Community Development Family & Humanitarian Affairs Mrs. Elba Hanson-Flanders and Mrs. Elencia M. Baptiste-Boasman, for the handing over of Feminine Hygiene products to two School Boards Read more


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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
17 Apr 2023 07:37 PM

Hope Estate:--- On Friday, April 14, 2023, Minister Omar Ottley accompanied by Minister Rudolph Samuel, Coordinator of Teen Times Mrs. Rochelayne Richardson-Romey, Staff of Community Development Family & Humanitarian Affairs Mrs. Elba Hanson-Flanders and Mrs. Elencia M. Baptiste-Boasman, for the handing over of Feminine Hygiene products to two School Boards Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Apr 2023 10:12 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Council of Ministers in an emergency meeting on Friday adopted the three proposed points made by the United Peoples Leader MP Rolando Brison to ease the minds of Justice workers who have been slowed down for a week. The intervention of UP Minister Omar Ottley, and Members Lyndon Lewis and Ydelline Heerenveen was met with no opposition from the police unions on Friday.

According to a press statement from the NAPB union on Saturday afternoon, "Friday, April 14, 2023, the entire Council of Ministers of the Government of Sint Maarten, including the honorable Minister Richardson, the Minister of Justice, and the Prime Minister, Ms Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
12 Apr 2023 11:33 AM

Lambriex: Ubersoca Cruise Way For St Maarten To Get Exposure

 ~ Ministers saddened by incident with passenger ~

 PHILIPSBURG--Great events like Ubersoca Cruise are the best ways for St. Maarten to get great exposure to the rest of the world, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Arthur Lambriex said in a press statement on Tuesday.

We look forward to more events like this which will continue to let St. Maarten be known as the island to see, Lambriex said in the statement, which also said that the Government of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Apr 2023 10:22 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The Government of Sint Maarten would hereby like to congratulate Ubersoca Cruise for bringing a tremendous number of visitors to the destination.

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT), Arthur H.L. Lambriex shared the following quote on Tuesday: Great events such as Ubersoca cruise are the best ways for Sint Maarten to get that great exposure to the rest of the world. We look forward to more events like this which will continue to let Sint Maarten be known as the island to see.

Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor Omar Ottley was extremely happy about the turnout Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Apr 2023 08:11 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The 2024 draft budget of Social & Health Insurances SZV was submitted to the Minister of VSA, Mr. Omar Ottley on March 31, 2023, before the deadline of April 1, as stipulated in the law. Director of SZV, Mr. Glen A. Carty presented the budget to Minister Ottley.

Ive been working closely with the Management of SZV towards increasing overall compliance efforts and strengthening of its service provisions to the community Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Apr 2023 06:13 PM

Closing Of One-Month Observation Of International WomenS Day 2023.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Safe Haven Foundation recognizes and commends the various entities that supported and brought about awareness by recognizing women in St. Maarten in the digital and technological field.
On Friday, March 10, 2023, the Safe Haven Foundation in collaboration with CIBC First-Caribbean International Bank, continued with the celebration of International Womens Month 2023.
The honoring ceremony was in alignment with this years theme established by the United Nations: DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality.
The ceremony was held at Sheer Restaurant and was in honor of 15 women in the digital/technological field, hailing from 8 different entities in St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Mar 2023 11:55 PM

Ottley Shares Plans For Period Poverty, Affordable Child Care

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley told Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday, as he returned to answer questions posed during the first round of questions, that the ministry is working on plans to address period poverty in schools and access to affordable child care/day care centres.

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Source: SMN-News
06 Mar 2023 09:06 PM

Single Mothers Empowerment Programme For International WomenS Day Is Being Planned

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  In celebration of International Womens Day (IWD) 2023, the Department of Community Development, Family and Humanitarian Affairs (CDFHA) of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (VSA) is collaborating with the Listening Companion to host a Single Mothers Empowerment Programme theme Better Together from March to May 2023.

The six-week programme is an initiative in commemoration of Womens month and will launch on Saturday, March 25, 2023, with a meet and greet of participants and facilitators at conference room #1 in the Government Building Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Mar 2023 10:56 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday, February 28, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley met with the President of Water Sanitation and Youth Mr. Raphael Sanchez, Special Representative of GEBE Troy Washington, and Senior advisor to the President of the Collectivite Alex Richards to discuss the possibility of Dutch Sint Maarten supplying water to its French counterparts due to a water shortage Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Feb 2023 11:14 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Saturday, February 25th, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley in collaboration with the Community Development Family Humanitarian Affairs (CDFHA) held another successful family fun day in the Cape Bay community.

Community day is a wonderful way to bring people together, provide support and resources to those in need, and strengthen bonds Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Feb 2023 02:49 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labor, Honorable Omar Ottley visited the Women's Basic Self-Defense training, a pilot project presented by Women's Desk, a division of Community Development, Family & Humanitarian Affairs. The training began on Thursday, November 3, with the concept that one's own defense is the best defense.

The Women's Basic Self-Defense training is a two-part pilot initiative and one of the Department's activities commemorating the United Nations' 16 Days of Activism for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
20 Feb 2023 10:26 AM

Ottley Intervenes After Complaints Of Long Waiting Hours At Smmc Er

Minister Ottley at SMMCs emergency room.

CAY HILL--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley sprang into action last Thursday evening after a number of patients complained about the service at the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) emergency room.

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DP
Source: SMN-News
19 Feb 2023 08:46 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament and Leader of the United People's UP Party MP Rolando Brison says he echoes the sentiment of so many who are tired of the continuous grandstanding by MP Sarah Wescot-Williams, who has been in government for so long and was part of creating so many of the problems we have today; Questioning things Parliament's motion regarding Mullet Bay, which she ran away from voting on, the progress of the new General Hospital, electoral reforms and many other issues her failures in leadership helped create today Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Feb 2023 11:16 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Health Omar Ottley swung into action on Thursday evening after a number of patients complained about the service they are receiving from the St. Maarten Medical Center SMMC emergency room.
For weeks, the waiting time at the hospital emergency room. has been hours before receiving care.

The minister called management on the spot trying to find out the reason behind the long waiting periods Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Feb 2023 10:16 AM

Ottley Address On Construction Work Completed At Smgh Since His Tenure

(Above): What Minister Ottley met when entering office as Minister of VSA in April 2021. (Below): Work accomplished during Ottleys tenure thus far.

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley says more work has been completed on the new St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH) during his tenure than Read more


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UD
Source: SMN-News
13 Feb 2023 10:45 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---   Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), the Honorable Omar Ottley, has dispelled the politically motivated contrast attempted by some who recently criticized the pace of constructing the new General Hospital in Sint Maarten as "the politricks of misinformation in an election year." Minister Ottley stated, While I share the same sentiments as the general public concerning the pace  of the new hospital, the issues with the hospital started way before my political journey.

Minister Ottley, said on Sunday, "As elections draw closer, it will become increasingly difficult to distinguish between genuine concerns and fraudulent misrepresentations of the truth by those who seek to manipulate the public's perception of reality."

In 2019, members of parliament passed a vote of no confidence firing the then Minister of VSA Emil Lee, with one of the main points of the motion being his inability to start construction for the new general hospital, two and a half years after the contract was signed Read more


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Source: 721 News
09 Feb 2023 10:08 PM

Ambulance Workers Complete Operational And Maintenance Training For New Ambulances

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten 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.

At a combined cost of approximately US $1.2 million, the new ambulances were procured through the Sint Maarten Trust Fund, which is financed by the Government of the Netherlands, managed by the World Bank, and implemented by the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) on behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten.

Since 2018, the Sint Maarten Trust Fund has invested in equipment for Sint Maartens firefighters and ambulance workers, as well as in repair work to the Philipsburg and Simpson Bay police stations and Fire and Ambulance building to fix damage caused by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Feb 2023 03:13 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Saturday evening February 4th, 2023, the Cay Hill Community Council hosted a town hall meeting for the residents of the Cay Hill, Little Bay districts in particular, and the general public.
After the opening remarks of the Cay Hill Community Council president, Ms. Angelique Romou, several speakers shared information with the audience. Among the approximately 50 persons attending was the Minister of VSA, Mr. Omar Ottley, the Minister of ECYS, Mr Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Feb 2023 06:24 PM

El Ministro Ottley; La Cancha De Baloncesto De Cay Bay Est Encendida Nuevamente

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten El Honorable Ministro de Salud Pblica, Desarrollo Social y Trabajo, Omar Ottley acompaado por el Departamento de Asuntos Humanitarios y Familiares de Desarrollo Comunitario (CDFHA) se reuni en la cancha de baloncesto de Cay Bay para celebrar el encendido de la cancha.

La cancha est sin luz desde el paso del huracn Irma, esperamos cinco aos y medio para volver a brillar y estamos agradecidos Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Feb 2023 05:10 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  On Thursday, February 2nd, the Honorable Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley accompanied by the Community Development Family and Humanitarian Affairs Department (CDFHA) gathered at the Cay Bay Basketball court to celebrate the lighting of the court.

The court has been without lights since the passing of hurricane Irma, we waited five and a half years to shine bright again and we are thankful Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Feb 2023 10:13 AM

Ottley Visits Home Repair Project Beneficiaries

Minister Ottley (right) speaking with one of the homeowners.

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley conducted a follow up walkthrough of the residences of the home repair project recipients.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
02 Feb 2023 10:26 PM

El Ministro Omar Ottley Visita A Los Beneficiarios Del Proyecto De Reparacin De Viviendas De Cdfha

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten El Honorable Ministro Omar Ottley realiz un recorrido de seguimiento de las residencias de los beneficiarios del proyecto de reparacin de viviendas. El proyecto de reparacin de viviendas estaba dirigido a personas de la tercera edad, discapacitados, padres solteros y personas desempleadas cuyas viviendas resultaron daadas por los huracanes de 2017 y carecan de los medios econmicos para repararlas.

En la primera cohorte del proyecto de reparacin de viviendas, se repararon un total de doce viviendas Read more


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UPP
Source: SMN-News
02 Feb 2023 09:29 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- During a reception at Bamboo House Mark Mingo and Vision for SXM Team accepted the nomination to run on the UPP list in the upcoming parliament elections.
He will be number 4 on the list.

Present at the event were members of UPP Party, Leader MP Rolando Brison, President of Parliament Mr Read more


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