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Source: The Daily Herald
12 Jan 2022 11:41 PM

Teatt Ministry Looking Into Different Sources For Food Items

Minister Omar Ottley during the press briefing on Wednesday.

PHILIPSBURG--The Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) is looking into different sources for food should a pandemic-related shortage affect the country.

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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2022 12:32 PM

~ Official transfer from INSO to FINSO only finalized two months ago~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Health Omar Ottley said on Wednesday that he conducted some investigations to see what exactly was the problem with FINSO and the banks on St. Maarten. Ottley said that the transfer from INSO to FINSO was only completed two months ago. He said that the company has been trying to open a bank account on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Jan 2022 12:09 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Health and Labor Omar Ottley did not mince with words on Wednesday when he called out the nightclubs and bars for not following protocols and set guidelines when the country reopened its business sector late last year. The Minister said that these establishments signed agreements and agreed to test and other guidelines but they simply did not follow through Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Jan 2022 07:42 PM

El Horario Comercial De La Vida Nocturna Se Reduce A Las 11:00 Pm

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten  El Ministro de Salud Pblica, Social Desarrollo y Trabajo, Omar Ottley informa al pblico, que en de acuerdo con su enfoque gradual COVID-19 para la vida nocturna; el horario comercial se reducir a las 11:00 p.m.

El enfoque por etapas se basa en la tasa de ocupacin y capacidad del hospital, para evitar un posible colapso de nuestro sistema de salud, manteniendo el equilibrio en nuestra actividad econmica en la isla.

Para mayor claridad, el Reglamento Ministerial entra en vigor el mircoles 12 de enero, para todos los establecimientos de vida nocturna los cuales deben estar cerrados a las 11:00pm.

Fase 1: 4 – 7 hospitalizaciones (20%), escala a las 1:00 am Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2022 07:39 PM

Nightlife Business Hours To Be Scaled Back To 11 Pm.

PHILIPSBURG--The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley informed the public on Tuesday evening that in accordance with his COVID-19 phased approach for the night life; business hours will be scaled back to 11 pm starting Wednesday.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 Jan 2022 07:33 PM

Nightlife Business Hours To Scale Back To 11 Pm.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten  The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley informs the public, that in accordance with his COVID-19 phased approach for the night life; business hours will be scaled back to 11 pm.

The phased approach is based on the hospital’s occupancy rate and capacity, to avoid a possible collapse of our health care system, while maintaining a balance in our economic activity on the island Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Jan 2022 07:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley informs the public, that in accordance with his COVID-19 phased approach for the nightlife; business hours will be scaled back to 11 pm.

The phased approach is based on the hospital's occupancy rate and capacity, to avoid a possible collapse of our health care system, while maintaining a balance in our economic activity on the island.

For clarity, the Ministerial Regulation goes into effect on Wednesday, January 12th, with the understanding that all nightlife establishments must be closed by 11 pm.

Phase 1:
4 - 7 hospitalizations (20%), scale back to 1 am Read more


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Source: 721 News
11 Jan 2022 09:34 AM

Emmanuel Asks Again What Is Happening With The Money For New Hospital Project

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Monday said that almost a month has gone by since he raised the alarm about ongoing construction of the St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH) and to date, there remains no clarity just more questions.

What is happening with the money for this project thats meant to pay stakeholders and finish the project? the MP asked after he personally visited the site on Monday and observed little to no work ongoing at the project site.

In December 2021 Emmanuel said it had been brought to his attention that something is amiss with the ongoing construction/expansion of the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Jan 2022 05:08 PM

~ Contractors received small payment end of December. SBOD not fully updated on hold ups~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The New General Hospital Project that was awarded to INSO now (FINSO) is having major financial issues therefore not being able to get workers. Last month when several contractors complained about the lack of payments the Minister of Health and Labor Omar Ottley said he was assured that the company would pay its debts before the Christmas Holidays, but when these contractors were contacted by SMN News on Monday they said that they did receive a small amount of money at the end of December but not close to what is owed to them Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Jan 2022 10:23 AM

Fast Spreading Covid-19 Will Place A Dent On Economy And Szv Medical Funds.

~CPS delays detrimental to the economy and SZV~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The drastic increase in active COVID-19 virus mainly the Omicron variant will place a dent on St. Maartens economy and the medical funds of USZV.
There are close to 2000 persons that are currently active with the coronavirus, the last update distributed on Saturday states the active cases were 1477. This does not include the persons that did their self-testing and did not report it to CPS or any of the laboratories on St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
06 Jan 2022 11:32 PM

Ottley: Covid-19 Protocols Inspection Resumes Monday

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley says that as of Monday, January 10, there will be an increase in inspections for compliance with COVID-19 protocols within the business sector.

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Source: SMN-News
05 Jan 2022 07:53 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Health and Labor Omar Ottley issued a call to all residents on St. Maarten on Wednesday to act responsibly with the increased spread of the COVID-19. The Minister said that while the number of active cases has increased drastically these past few days, he is sure the number is much higher but has not been recorded Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Jan 2022 10:28 AM

Horario Comercial De Vida Nocturna Se Reducira A La 1 A.M. **

El Ministro de Salud Pblica, Desarrollo Social y Labor Omar Ottley informa al pblico que de acuerdo con su enfoque gradual de COVID-19 para la vida nocturna, el horario comercial se reducir a la 1 de la maana.
El enfoque gradual se basa en la tasa de ocupacin y capacidad, para evitar una possible colapso de nuestro sistema de atencin mdica, mientras mantenemos un equilibrio en nuestra actividad econmica en la isla.
Para mayor claridad, el Reglamento Ministerial entra en vigor el Mircoles 5 de enero, en el entendimiento de que todos los establecimientos nocturnos deben estar cerrados antes de la 1 a.m Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
04 Jan 2022 10:41 PM

Nightlife Business Hours To Scale Back To 1:00 Am.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley informs the public, that in accordance with his COVID-19 phased approach for the night life; business hours will be scaled back to 1:00 am.
The phased approach is based on the hospital’s occupancy rate and capacity, to avoid a possible collapse of our health care system, while maintaining a balance in our economic activity on the island.

For clarity, the Ministerial Regulation goes into effect on Wednesday January 5th, with the understanding that all nightlife establishments must be closed by 1 am on January 6th.
Phase 1: 4 – 7 hospitalizations (20%), scale back to 1:00 am Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
04 Jan 2022 10:15 PM

El Horario Comercial De Vida Nocturna Se Reducir A Las 1:00 Am

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten El Ministro de Salud Pblica, Social Desarrollo y Trabajo, Omar Ottley informa al pblico, que de acuerdo con su enfoque por fases COVID-19 para la vida nocturna; el horario comercial se reducir a las 1:00 a.m.

El enfoque por fases se basa en la tasa de ocupacin del hospital y capacidad, para evitar un posible colapso de nuestro sistema de salud, manteniendo un equilibrio en nuestra actividad econmica en la isla Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
04 Jan 2022 09:08 PM

Ottley: Nightlife Business Hours To Scale Back To 1Am

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley says that in accordance with his COVID-19 phased approach for the night life; business hours will be scaled back to 1:00am.

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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2022 08:51 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, Omar Ottley informs the public, that in accordance with his COVID-19 phased approach for the nightlife; business hours will be scaled back to 1 am.
The phased approach is based on the hospital's occupancy rate and capacity, to avoid a possible collapse of our health care system, while maintaining a balance in our economic activity on the island Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
31 Dec 2021 11:43 AM

Chart showing a comparison between the Delta and Omicron cases count.

~ St. Maarten in the midst of its 5th wave ~

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley, comparing the impacts of the Delta versus the Omicron variants, says although Omicron spreads faster it is milder.

  The Omicron variant is in St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
31 Dec 2021 08:25 AM

Ombudsman Concludes Systemic Investigation Into Glucometers

PHILIPSBURG, Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel recently concluded the Systemic Investigation into the procurement procedure of SZV for the selection of medical aid equipment (glucometers). After providing a Preliminary Findings Report, the Final Report was submitted on 30 December 2021 to the Director of SZV, Mr. Glen Carty. The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Mr. Omar Ottley, was also provided with a copy of the report.

On 26 May 2020, a complaint was filed by a member of the general public regarding alleged faulty glucose testers being allowed as the sole option under the insurance of SZV Read more


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Source: 721 News
31 Dec 2021 03:48 AM

Ombudsman Concludes Systemic Investigation Into Glucometers

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel recently concluded the Systemic Investigation into the procurement procedure of SZV for the selection of medical aid equipment (glucometers). After providing a Preliminary Findings Report, the Final Report was submitted on 30 December 2021 to the Director of SZV, Mr. Glen Carty. The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Mr. Omar Ottley, was also provided with a copy of the report.

On 26 May 2020, a complaint was filed by a member of the general public regarding alleged faulty glucose testers being allowed as the sole option under the insurance of SZV Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Dec 2021 05:16 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel recently concluded the Systemic Investigation into the procurement procedure of SZV for the selection of medical aid equipment (glucometers). After providing a Preliminary Findings Report, the Final Report was submitted on 30 December 2021 to the Director of SZV, Mr. Glen Carty. The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Mr. Omar Ottley, was also provided with a copy of the report.

On 26 May 2020, a complaint was filed by a member of the general public regarding alleged faulty glucose testers being allowed as the sole option under the insurance of SZV Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Dec 2021 11:33 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley informs the public, that due to technical problems with the establishment of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), the AOV (Old-age pension), and AWW (Widow- and Orphan Insurance) will not be assessed in time to be indexed per January 1, 2022.

Annually, in accordance with the legislation, the amounts of AOV and AWW are adjusted on the basis of an increase in the CPI of the current year compared to the previous year Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Dec 2021 11:32 PM

Ottley: Business Hours Linked To Covid-19 Hospitalisation

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Omar Ottley says the scaling back of business hours will be linked to COVID-19 hospitalisations.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Dec 2021 11:33 AM

Ministro Ottley: La Reduccin Del Horario Comercial Estar Vinculada A La Hospitalizacin Por Covid-19.

PHILIPSBURG El Ministro de Salud Pblica, Social Desarrollo y Trabajo, Omar Ottley afirm que si bien estamos notando un aumento en los casos activos en St. Maarten, el pblico no debe entrar en pnico.

El pnico causa un miedo repentino e incontrolable o ansiedad, y aqu es cuando las cosas tienden a salirse de control. El ministro Ottley insta al pblico a recordar adherirse a los protocolos de salud, administrar pases sanitarios para establecimientos, usar la mascarilla, desinfectarse con frecuencia, limitar las reuniones masivas y vacunarse Read more


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