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Source: SMN-News
13 May 2021 05:31 PM

~ Political talks begin with USP, and incoming UP MP.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Council of Ministers officially suspended the Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Holding Company Dexter Doncher. Doncher was informed of the suspension by letter late Wednesday night after the Council of Ministers held an emergency meeting and voted. Dexter Doncher was given a warning letter two days prior to the three months suspension.

The Council of Ministers wanted to fire Doncher who followed the instructions of the government to officially dismiss the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Princess Juliana International Airport, Brian Mingo on April 7th Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 May 2021 05:31 PM

~ Political talks begin with USP, and incoming UP MP.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Council of Ministers officially suspended the Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Holding Company Dexter Doncher. Doncher was informed of the suspension by letter late Wednesday night after the Council of Ministers held an emergency meeting and voted. Dexter Doncher was given a warning letter two days prior to the three months suspension.

The Council of Ministers wanted to fire Doncher who followed the instructions of the government to officially dismiss the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Princess Juliana International Airport, Brian Mingo on April 7th Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 May 2021 06:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---Independent MP Christophe Emmanuel said that it is his opinion that the board of SMMC outright lied to the Minister of VSA Omar Ottley when it stated that the Australian national it brought in to run SMMC was here on an evaluation only. The board knew full well what its intentions were until the plan got exposed, the MP said.
MP Emmanuel highlighted last week that the board was going to appoint Grant Muddle, an Australian, as Director of the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 May 2021 11:47 AM

PHILIPSBURG Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley met with the Supervisory Board Representatives, Mr. Robert-Jan James, and Mr. Jim Rosen, of the Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) for an urgent meeting to gather information on some pressing matters. The Minister enquired about the ongoing frictions with the Union and the tension amongst the workers.

The Supervisory Board revealed that the responsibility of the negotiations between the Union and management lies with the Hospitals Management Board Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 May 2021 05:00 PM

Minister Of Vsa Ottley Thanks Vaccination Manager For His Contribution To The Vaccination Campaign.

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---The Minister of Public Housing, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) Omar Ottley has officially thanked Henk Veerdig for his contributions to the vaccination campaign over the last three months as the Vaccination Manager of Sint Maarten.
Henk Veerdig came to the island in February to head the Vaccination Management Team (VMT), based on his earlier experience with the Red Cross during the first wave of COVID-19 infections on Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 May 2021 09:35 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---On Wednesday, May 5th the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley made a site visit to the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC).

The Minister was greeted by the Medical Director Dr. Felix Holiday, World Bank Project Manager Ms. Ingeborg Verwoerd, Contract Manager St Maarten General Hospital Ms. Erika van der Horst
and the Facilities Manager Mr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 May 2021 03:58 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The abuse of the short-term contract/ labor agreement better known as the 6-month contract has been disputed for years and National Alliance Member of Parliament, George Pantophlet in his role as legislator, is ready to tackle this head-on with the support of the coalition Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 May 2021 01:31 PM

PHILIPSBURG Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley is elated to announce the launch of the Island-wide vaccination awareness campaign The Drive to 85%, SXM race to normalcy. The objective of the campaign is to encourage at least 85% of the community to go out and get vaccinated, in efforts to achieve herd immunity Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 May 2021 01:00 PM

~ CPS and VMT gearing up towards 85% to achieve herd immunity. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- The Collective Preventative Services (CPS) and the Vaccination Management Team (VMT) have launched their vaccination campaign where they are targeting 85% of the population vaccinated by end of July.
Minister of VSA Omar Ottley called especially on the undocumented immigrations that are residing on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 May 2021 08:32 PM

~ Questions entire vacancy timeline ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Tuesday revealed that the newly appointed Australian Director of the St. Maarten Medical Center Dr. Grant Muddle had what he called a messy history at his previous hospital tenure and called for the reversal of the decision to appoint him post-haste.

If this is the same person, reverse the decision not only on those grounds but for the simple fact that this nonsense of appointing people from half way across the world over our own qualified people must stop, MP Emmanuel said Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 May 2021 07:24 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday, May 3rd, 2021, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley in the presence of his Legal Advisor Lyndon Lewis and Department Head Collective Prevention Services, Eva Lista-de Weever met with local entertainers and video producers in preparation to launch an Island wide vaccination awareness campaign Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Apr 2021 05:50 PM

~ Dr. Luc Mercelina remains out, now that De Weever accepts MPs position. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Minister of TEATT Ludmilla de Weever who spent just over a year in the executive branch of government has decided to tender her resignation and to now occupy the vacant seat in parliament in the United Peoples Party Faction (UPP) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
29 Apr 2021 08:37 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, April 28th, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley held a meeting with Windward Island Health Care Union Association (WIHCUA). Representing the WIHCUA was Brunilda Illidge, President WIHCUA, Jacqueline Berkel, Vice President WIHCUA, Marguerite Priest, General Secretary, Charline Arrindell, Treasurer WIHCUA, and Reinder Torrenga, Board member Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Apr 2021 03:09 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley would like to inform the Public that Monday, May 3rd, 2021 will be a normal working day.

Based on article 23, paragraph 3 in the Arbeidsregeling (labour regulation national ordinance), the Minister of VSA has the authority to assign new dates for Carnival Day and Sint Maarten Day only.

As it pertains to Labour Day, it is stipulated that Labour Day shall be celebrated annually on May 1st Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Apr 2021 07:56 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley accompanied by his Legal Advisor Lyndon Lewis and Chef de Cabinet Farrah Busby- Richardson, met with Frank Pang, president of PAS pharmacy association of Sint Maarten, Natasha Carty of the Druggist, Mr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Apr 2021 08:49 AM

PHILIPSBURG The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley is ecstatic to relay that CPS hosted a successful POP-UP vaccination clinic. A total of one hundred thirty-two (132) persons were vaccinated; however, due to the overwhelming support from the public, the vaccination stock was used by noon. CPS in turn registered persons who walked up to be vaccinated until 2 PM Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Apr 2021 12:08 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, April 23rd, The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley decided in consultation with the Department Head of Collective Prevention Services (CPS), Mrs. Eva Lista-de Weever that CPS will host a POP-UP COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 24th, in efforts to increase the vaccination numbers throughout the community Read more


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22 Apr 2021 05:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, April 22, 2021, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley visited the Methodist Agogic Center, John A. Gumbs Campus of which he is an Alumnus. The Minister was invited by Group 3s teacher who disclosed that the current topic of discussions in class is Leadership. Minister Ottley informed the class of what his job entails and what he plans to do as a leader for the country.

During the question and answer segment, he was astonished by the questions the group 3 class had prepared for him Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Apr 2021 10:17 PM

PHILIPSBURG On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley accompanied by his Legal Advisor Lyndon Lewis and Public Health Department Head Fenna Arnell paid a courtesy visit to SZVs Director, Mr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Apr 2021 09:26 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- As of April 20th, there were four (4) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however, two (2) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to twenty-three (23). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand two hundred eleven (2211).

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring twenty-two (22) people in home isolation. One (1) patient remains hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical Center. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at twenty-seven (27).

The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Apr 2021 05:45 PM

Harbour View:--- On May 21, 2012, His Excellency, Governor E.B. Holiday, officiated the appointment and administered the oath of office of minister to Mr. Omar Ottley,
Mr. Ottley has met the regulatory requirements and has been appointed as Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labour. During the official ceremony, which took place at the Cabinet of the Governor, Governor Holiday stated:
On March 28, 2020, a new team of ministers and the minister plenipotentiary were installed with responsibility for the governing of our island Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Apr 2021 01:47 PM

~UP Leader MP Brison withdraws candidacy. ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The number 3 candidate of the United Peoples Party (UPP) MP Omar Ottley will be sworn in on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021, now that the Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek has officially resigned Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Apr 2021 08:56 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The alarming rate of major crimes in St. Maarten has the attention of United People's UP Party Member of Parliament Omar Ottley, who says better rehabilitation/reintegration programs are urgently needed to reintegrate formerly convicted persons into society.

He also has some robbery prevention tips for businesses to apply in their daily operation immediately Read more


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09 Apr 2021 01:19 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent has erupted and displaced thousands of people, which Member of Parliament for the United People's (UP) Party Omar Ottley says "its a sad turn of events for the entire Caribbean."
In a Press Release issued Friday Morning, the MP also said the volcanic eruption and displacement of St. Vincent and the Grenadines people should be "a wakeup call for those who are responsible for making the decision that impacts St Read more


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