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Source: SMN-News
30 Aug 2022 10:46 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Technical Assistance for Disaster Response and Preparedness project began on June 20, in coordination with the Sint Maarten authorities.

The overall objective of the EU-funded project is to support the Government of Sint Maarten in its vision to strengthen its institutional capacity to plan, monitor, and coordinate post-disaster response and reconstruction.

One of the first activities of the project is Disaster Risk Mapping in all districts. It will be done with the engagement and validation of community councils and other community-minded individuals Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Aug 2022 02:31 PM

Minister Working On Strengthening Smmc Nursing Program.

~ Agreement with FINSO 90% complete~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of VSA Omar Ottley announced on Wednesday that he is busy working with the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) on strengthening the facility and its nursing program through NIPA. The Minister said he plans to utilize the SOS policy and ensure there is a return on investment.
In updates on the construction of the new general hospital the minister said that while he agrees that some price adjustments have to be made due to inflation, he did not agree on the price hike the contractor FINSO wanted to add, Based on the disagreement the Minister said negotiations were held between SMMC and the contractor and a new pricing tariff and the updated letter of intent (LOI) is now 90% complete.
Ottley said that the management of SMMC promised that after the signing of the LOI the government and people of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Aug 2022 11:44 PM

Population Census 2022 Will Start Soon, Ottley Urges All To Cooperate

From left: Keevan Gipson, Acting TEATT Minister Omar Ottley, Veronica Jansen-Webster, Ginonne Severina and Jaghaira Lioe-A-Tjam.

 
PHILIPSBURG--The Population Census 2022 is set to start soon and Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Omar Ottley urges the populace to cooperate Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Aug 2022 12:19 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Population Census 2022 is set to start soon. The population census takes place every 10 years. The last census in Sint Maarten was in 2011. Due to the pandemic, this exercise was postponed to 2021. Sint Maarten joins at least 13 other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in executing the population census in 2022.

The Department of Statistics is responsible for the successful execution of the population census. Two groups of enumerators have undergone an extensive training program and by the end of September, approximately 100 enumerators will be dispatched island-wide to interview every single person in every household on Sint Maarten.

The questionnaire is quite extensive as the government of Sint Maarten tries to capture as much data as possible to answer the following questions:

Who are we?
How many are we?
Where do we live?
How do we live?

The data gathered is anonymous and confidential and no individual data will be published Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
17 Aug 2022 08:57 AM

El Censo De La Poblacin 2022 Inicia Pronto

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Censo de la Poblacin 2022 est programado para comenzar pronto. El censo se realiza cada 10 aos. El ltimo censo en Sint Maarten fue en 2011. Debido a la pandemia, este ejercicio se pospuso para 2021. Sint Maarten se suma al menos a otros 13 pases de Amrica Latina y el Caribe en ejecutar el censo de poblacin en 2022.

El Departamento de Estadstica es responsable de la ejecucin exitosa del censo de poblacin. Dos grupos de enumeradores se han sometido a un extenso programa de capacitacin y, para fines de septiembre, se enviarn aproximadamente 100 encuestadores en toda la isla para entrevistar a cada persona en cada hogar en Sint Maarten.

El cuestionario es bastante extenso ya que el gobierno de Sint Maarten intenta recopilar la mayor cantidad de datos posible para responder a las
siguientes preguntas:
Quienes somos?
Cuntos somos?
Dnde vivimos?
Cmo vivimos?

Los datos recogidos son annimos y confidenciales y no se publicarn los datos individuales Read more


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Source: 721 News
17 Aug 2022 08:54 AM

Population Census 2022 Starts Soon

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Population Census 2022 is set to start soon. The population census takes place every 10 years. The last census in Sint Maarten was in 2011. Due to the pandemic, this exercise was postponed in 2021. Sint Maarten joins at least 13 other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in executing the population census in 2022.

The Department of Statistics is responsible for the successful execution of the population census. Two groups of enumerators have undergone an extensive training program and by the end of September, approximately 100 enumerators will be dispatched island wide to interview every single person in every household on Sint Maarten.

The questionnaire is quite extensive as the government of Sint Maarten tries to capture as much data as possible to answer the following questions:

Who are we? How many are we? Where do we live? How do we live?

The data gathered is anonymous and confidential and no individual data will be published Read more


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PFP
Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Aug 2022 01:07 PM

Documentos Revelan Que Dos Compaas Recolectores De Basura Fueron Descalificados

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – De las cinco empresas adjudicatarias del Gobierno de St. Maarten para la recoleccin de residuos slidos de 2021 a 2026, dos haban sido descalificadas durante el proceso de licitacin. Sin embargo, actualmente estn bajo contrato por una suma total de NAf. 9.689.971,65 en cinco aos.

El Daily Herald tiene una copia de la carta que Melissa Gumbs y Raeyhon Peterson, miembros del parlamento (MP) del Partido para el Progreso (PFP), la cal enviaron el lunes a la presidenta del parlamento, Grisha Heyliger-Marten, solicitndole que revise los documentos adjuntos para verificar su autenticidad.

Los documentos presentados por el PFP fueron filtrados por una fuente annima y comprenden copias de la lista de verificacin de integridad de los documentos de licitacin que cada participante en el proceso de licitacin de contratos de basura deba completar, segn los trminos de referencia (ToR) para esta licitacin.

De los documentos se desprende que alrededor del 60% de los participantes fueron descalificados; al menos 12 de 19 postores no cumplieron.
Los nombres de Avyanna Cleanup and Construction, que actualmente recolecta basura en Cay Hill y el rea circundante, identificada como Parcel 5, y Garden Boyz Cleaning Services BV, actual recolector de basura para Parcel 2, que comprende Pond Island, Over the Pond, Illidge Road, Madame’s Estate , Guana Bay y Hope Estate, estn en la lista de descalificados (DQ) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Aug 2022 11:57 AM

Ottley: Las Estaciones De Servicio Deben Cumplir Con El Decreto Del Lunes 15 De Agosto Que Ordena La Reduccin Del Precio Del Combustible.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El Ministro Interino de Turismo, Asuntos Econmicos, Transporte y Telecomunicaciones (TEATT), Omar Ottley, dice que el gobierno de Sint Maarten tendr “tolerancia cero” para cualquier empresa que se niegue a adherirse al decreto ministerial que ordena la reduccin de los precios del gas.

Inspectores del Ministerio del TEATT fueron enviados el lunes a varias gasolineras para investigar las denuncias de que al menos tres se negaban a vender gasolina o vendan al nuevo precio obligatorio.

El lunes por la noche, Ottley emiti un breve comunicado, advirtiendo a los operadores de las gasolineras que no violen el decreto y alentndolos a ofrecer el servicio a los precios prescritos Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Aug 2022 07:57 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT), Omar Ottley says the Government of Sint Maarten will have "zero tolerance" for any business that refuses to adhere to the ministerial decree mandating the reduction of gas prices.
Inspectors from the Ministry of TEATT were dispatched Monday to several gasoline stations to investigate allegations that at least three were either refusing to sell gasoline or selling at the mandated new price.
On Monday evening, Ottley issued a brief statement, cautioning the gasoline station operators against violating the decree and encouraging them to offer the service at the prescribed prices.
News of the alleged infractions by the gas stations spread quickly Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Aug 2022 01:51 PM

Sint Maarten Recibe Licencias Actualizadas De La Autoridad De Aviacin Civil

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El jueves 11 de agosto de 2022, el Ministro Interino del TEATT, el Sr. Omar Ottley, se reuni con la Autoridad de Aviacin Civil de St. Maarten (SMCAA) para presentar las muy esperadas licencias de aviacin, que se actualizaron a un nuevo formato de identificacin innovador.

Las nuevas licencias son una actualizacin de las antiguas licencias en papel que se expedan a los profesionales de la aviacin (pilotos, mecnicos y controladores de trnsito areo) Read more


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Source: 721 News
15 Aug 2022 10:42 AM

St Maarten Civil Aviation Authority Receives Upgraded Licenses

SIMPSONBAY, Sint Maarten — On Thursday, August 11, 2022, the Acting Minister of TEATT, Mr. Omar Ottley met with the St. Maarten Civil Aviation Authority (SMCAA) to present the much anticipated aviation licenses, which were upgraded to an innovative new ID format.

The new licenses are an upgrade from the old paper licenses that were issued to the aviation professionals (pilots, mechanics and air traffic controllers) Read more


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Source: 721 News
15 Aug 2022 10:40 AM

Minister Ottley Meets With The United Bus Drivers Association

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten On Sunday August 14th, acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT), Omar Ottley met with the United Bus Drivers Association at the Milton Peters College to discuss various issues concerning the bus terminal and routing system, price list increase, minimum and maximum fare possibilities, addition of extra routes, medical insurance from SZV and more.

The United Bus Drivers Association informed Minister Ottley that while they know these concerns were prior to his tenure, they are extremely grateful that the Minister made his Sunday afternoon available to hear their grievances.

Minister Ottley expressed his gratitude to the association for inviting him and requested the opportunity to gather further information on the above mentioned concerns Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
15 Aug 2022 09:49 AM

Lower Gasoline, Diesel Prices

PHILIPSBURG--As indicated by acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Omar Ottley during Wednesdays press briefing, the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel was decreased effective 6:00am, Monday, August 15. A further price decrease is expected in early September, the Ministry of TEATT announced Fri Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Aug 2022 08:41 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, August 11, 2022, the Acting Minister of TEATT, Mr. Omar Ottley met with the St. Maarten Civil Aviation Authority (SMCAA) to present the much-anticipated aviation Licenses, which were upgraded to an innovative new ID format.
The new licenses are an upgrade from the old paper licenses that were issued to aviation professionals (pilots, mechanics, and air traffic controllers) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Aug 2022 08:15 AM

South Reward:--- The Haitian Association of St. Maarten (HASMA) lent its support to the bus drivers and their associations during their general meeting with Minister Ottley Sunday afternoon at Milton Peters College.

President of the United Bus Drivers association Mr. Claude Omeus along with his board presented a list of proposals that was submitted to the former Minister of TEATT Mr. Roger Lawrence for an amendment to the public transportation ordinance.

 Present in the meeting were members of the United Buss drivers association, Soaliga Bus Drivers association, Minister of VSA and interim Minister of TEATT Mr Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Aug 2022 07:58 AM

Conductores De Autobuses Reciben Apoyo De La Asociacin Haitiana

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – South Reward, la Asociacin Haitiana de St. Maarten (HASMA) brind su apoyo a los conductores de autobuses y sus asociaciones durante su reunin general con el Ministro Ottley el domingo por la tarde en Milton Peters College.

El presidente de la asociacin United Bus Drivers, el Sr. Claude Omeus, junto con su junta, present una lista de propuestas al ex Ministro de TEATT, el Sr. Roger Lawrence, para una enmienda a la ordenanza de transporte pblico.

En la reunin estuvieron presentes miembros de la asociacin de conductores United Buss, asociacin de conductores de autobs Soaliga, el Ministro de VSA y Ministro interino del TEATT, el Sr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Aug 2022 09:46 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- As hinted by the Acting Minister of TEATT, Omar Ottley in Wednesdays press briefing; gas prices will see a decrease effective Monday, August 15th. A further decrease is expected in early September.

The delay in the price drop amidst the drop in fuel prices in the world market is attributed to delays in price increases in the local market, given the plight of the people Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
12 Aug 2022 09:44 PM

La Reduccin En Los Precios De Los Combustibles Entrar En Vigencia El Lunes 15 De Agosto 2022

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - Como lo insinu el Ministro Interino del TEATT, Omar Ottley en la conferencia de prensa del mircoles; los precios de la gasolina vern una disminucin a partir del lunes 15 de agosto. Se espera una nueva disminucin a principios de septiembre. El retraso en la cada de los precios de los combustibles en el mercado mundial se atribuye a retrasos en los aumentos de precios en el mercado local, dada la difcil situacin de la gente. Aunque los retrasos comenzaron en el tercer trimestre de 2021, entre los meses de abril y junio de 2022, en particular, el Gobierno de Sint Maarten retras 2 cambios de precios (aumentos), mientras que los precios en el mercado internacional continuaron aumentando Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Aug 2022 06:24 PM

Brison Elogia La Labor Del Exministro Del Teatt, R. Lawrence

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – El lder del Partido del Pueblo Unido (UP) y miembro del parlamento Rolando Brison dice: “En menos de un ao, el ministro de TEATT, Roger Lawrence, logr avances significativos para mejorar la realidad econmica de St. Maarten”.

Dijo que el Partido UP estaba feliz de haber tenido la experiencia que Lawrence trajo del mundo corporativo al Ministerio de TEATT (Turismo, Asuntos Econmicos, Transporte y Telecomunicaciones) Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Aug 2022 01:54 PM

Perodo De Gracia Para Que Los Empleadores Soliciten Permisos De Trabajador

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – La ministra de Justicia, Anna Richardson, revel el mircoles que existe un convenio entre tres ministerios que permite a los empresarios hacer lo correcto por sus empleados, refirindose a los trabajadores leales que no han obtenido un estatus legal a pesar de aos de servicio a las empresas.

Richardson dijo que el Ministerio de Salud Pblica, Desarrollo Social y Trabajo VSA, el Ministerio de Turismo, Asuntos Econmicos, Transporte y Telecomunicaciones (TEATT) y el Ministerio de Justicia estn otorgando a los empresarios una especie de perodo de gracia.

Lo que vemos mucho en el Departamento de Inmigracin son personas que traen cartas de trabajo para empresas en las que han estado prestando srvicios durante muchos aos, pero que se niegan a presentarlas, explic Richardson Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
10 Aug 2022 10:56 PM

Ottley: Gas Prices Can Only Go Down After New Stock Arrives

A motorist tanking up (file photo).



PHILIPSBURG--The price of fuel in St. Maarten can only be lowered after the new stock is received by the main wholesaler.
Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Omar Ottley provided the information during Wednesdays live Council of Ministers press briefing in response to a question he had received in writing about the lowering of gas prices around the world, but not in St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Aug 2022 05:16 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Acting Minister of TEATT Omar Ottley announced on Wednesday that an RFP for the cannabis legislation has been signed off. For this project, there will be a collaboration between the justice ministry and the ministry of education.
Ottley said to begin the process a workgroup will be formed to start the studies on the use and production of cannabis locally Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Aug 2022 01:02 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of VSA Omar Ottley confirmed on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers press briefing that SZV has opted to pull away from Panama and resume sending its patients to Colombia since that country has since reopened its borders.
Ottley said in 2020 when Colombia closed its borders due to the pandemic St. Maarten had to seek alternatives for its patients that needed further medical care overseas and Panama was their only option Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Aug 2022 08:36 PM

Brison Lauds The Work Of Former Minister Of Teatt R. Lawrence.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United People's (UP) Party and Member of Parliament Rolando Brison says, "Within less than a year, Minister of TEATT Roger Lawrence made significant strides towards improving the economic reality for St. Maarten."
He said the UP Party was happy to have had the experience Lawrence brought from the corporate world to the Ministry of TEATT (Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication) Read more


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