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Source: SMN-News
23 Nov 2022 08:44 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Nearly fifteen thousand tourists graced the shores of St. Maarten on Wednesday in what Acting Minister of TEATT, Honorable Omar Ottley called a "stunning indication that the Caribbean's number one Cruise travel destination was back in business."

"We had a perfect first day of six cruise ships back at the port, which is a good feeling Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Nov 2022 04:52 PM

Reminder To The Community To Attend Public Health Discussion On Thursday About Overuse And Misuse Of Antibiotics.

PHILIPSBURG  (DCOMM):--- The community is reminded to attend a public health discussion event at the University of St. Martin (USM) on Thursday, November 24, Room 202 at 7:00 PM that has been organized in observance of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), which is from November 18-24, by Collective Prevention Services (CPS) in collaboration with a number of stakeholders.

The public health discussion will also be carried live via the following link www.vidmedia.tv/live where persons will be able to follow via their cell phone, iPad, Desktop or Laptop computers.

You will be able to learn more about Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), and why its a global concern and what impact it could have on Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
22 Nov 2022 01:37 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- President of P&O Cruises UK Paul Ludlow has confirmed that its latest cruise vessel Arvia, scheduled for inauguration in Southampton on December 9, will make its maiden call at Port St. Maarten on January 17.
In total P&O cruises, the 2023 itinerary will bring an additional 100k cruise passengers to St. Maarten in 2023.

On Tuesday, Ludlow and his team met with Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunications (TEATT) Omar Ottley at the Government Administration building Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Nov 2022 05:08 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- In observance of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), which is from November 18-24, Collective Prevention Services (CPS) in collaboration with a number of stakeholders are inviting the public to mark their calendar to attend a public health discussion event at the University of St. Martin (USM) on Thursday, November 24, Room 202 at 7:00 PM.

You will be able to learn more about Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), why its a global concern, and what impact it could have on Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Nov 2022 06:07 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- United Bus Drivers Association is looking forward to the implementation of its increasing of their bus fares come January 2023. The association had taken note of the accountment by the Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Omar Ottley increasing the minimum wage and applauded this initiative Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Nov 2022 11:41 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, the Honorable Omar Ottley announced on Monday, November 14, that the ministry of VSA is working on a plan to establish a healthcare institute to deliver complete foot care to patients with diabetes.

The follow-up meeting between Minister Ottley, Podiatrist Lian Stoeldraaijers, and General Practitioners Dr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
14 Nov 2022 04:59 PM

PHILIPSBURG: --- Minimum wage earners will see an increase in their salaries comes January 1st, 2023.
Minister of Labor Omar Ottley in an interview with SMN News said that an LB was done for a one-time cumulative for the years 2016 and 2017. 2018, 2019, and 2021. This he said brought the minimum wage to Naf. 9.62 per hour compared to Naf Read more


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Source: SMN-News
14 Nov 2022 12:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Honorable Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT), Mr. Omar Ottley was a part of fifteen (15) dignitaries of the six (6) island nations and the Netherlands that expressed their commitment to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer of the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company N.V Read more


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Source: SMN-News
06 Nov 2022 03:26 AM

PHILIPSBURG:---  Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT), the honorable Omar Ottley, issued an urgent advisory to businesses, especially those in the low-lying area, to exercise caution and possibly close early for their safety and that of their staff.

This evening, Minister Ottley's release came around 8:00 pm as several areas on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Nov 2022 05:51 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Indigo Shores Development will break ground with a 250-room five-star Resort and Condominiums complex this month. On Wednesday, Altree Developments and Indigo Shores, based in Toronto and St. Maarten respectively, met with the Interim Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunications (TEATT), the honorable Omar Ottley.

Minister Ottley welcomed the developers and thanked them for their initiative Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Nov 2022 02:34 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Acting Minister of TEATT Omar Ottley announced on Wednesday that St. Maarten is now fully open to all visitors entering the country, this new measure was implemented as of November 1st, 2022.
Travelers no longer have to fill out the EHAS in order to enter St. Maarten. Ottley said vaccinated or unvaccinated can now travel to the country.
The Acting Minister of TEATT said that after meeting with the SHTA, a decision was taken to allow all persons desirous of entering St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Nov 2022 01:15 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Acting Minister of TEATT Omar Ottley said on Wednesday in response to questions about the reconstruction of the Airport Terminal that focus is now being placed on the completion of the Departure Hall since it is predicted that the season will be very busy.
The Acting Minister said that they are working on a high-level plan for the season which would facilitate the expected crowd.
He said PJIAE has since taken over the EHAS booths that will be used to facilitate a quicker turnaround time Read more


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Source: SMN-News
31 Oct 2022 06:15 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):---  At the Community Breast Abnormalities Screening Event, the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), in collaboration with the Positive Foundation and the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, hosted a successful free breast screening event in Philipsburg.

The October 22 event was the second of three events this year, with the final event for 2022 scheduled for November 26.

More than a dozen AUC students under the supervision and clinical medicine fellows provided 31 women with general health assessments Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Oct 2022 08:07 PM

~ Ottley debunks rumors on the issuance of transportation licenses.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Acting Minister of TEATT Omar Ottley on Tuesday debunked the rumor about the Ministrys plan to issue 40 taxi licenses.
Minister Ottley said that there is a moratorium in place on all transportation licenses and so far there has not been any discussion on the issuance of transportation licenses to anyone Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Oct 2022 04:25 PM

PHILIPSBURG:---  The wholesalers applauded the news of a link with the Dominican Republic and St. Maarten for the supply of food products. They expressed their interest in the idea and acknowledged that this route would indeed lower the purchasing cost to consumers. However, the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication (TEATT) says the raised concerns over whether the DR could supply the volume needed for local consumption.

The main concern to Acting Minister of TEATT Omar Ottley when they met Monday was to discuss the proposed produce link Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Oct 2022 07:48 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Beginning November 1, 2022, anyone with the means and proper travel documentation who wants to vacation in "the Friendly Island" can do so as the travel restrictions imposed to reduce the spread of COVID-19 will be lifted.

That was the main message from Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, the Honorable Omar Ottley when he met with the members of the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Oct 2022 12:24 PM

POINTE BLANCHE:---  Port St. Maarten Group (PSG) management said on Wednesday that destination St. Maarten according to its forecast and cruise line itineraries for the period November 2022 to April 2023, will see approximately one million cruise passengers visit and explore the Friendly Island making memorable experiences.
Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT), the honorable Omar Ottley said: It gives me extreme pleasure to say we are back Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Oct 2022 08:30 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT), the honorable Omar Ottley, kicked off his first in a planned series of discussions with local stakeholders who either produce locally or import agricultural products.
He held his first meeting on Wednesday, October 19, as part of his commitment to improving the local produce market Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Oct 2022 01:44 PM

~ Project is coming to an end; workers were aware the job was short-term.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Labor Omar Ottley clarified on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers press briefing that the COVID Prevention Project was signed off prior to his taking office. He said that it is necessary for him to clear his name since questions are being asked while he was on a working trip.
Ottley said that the Covid Prevention Project was funded from the disaster fund for emergency purposes Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Oct 2022 12:57 PM

POINTE BLANCHE:--- The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection company superyacht Evrima will be homeporting out of Port St. Maarten for the 2022-2023 cruise season.

This is the first-ever next generation of superyacht of the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brand, and Luxury Caribbean Cruises from Port St. Maarten to Barbados with unique opportunities for pre and post-vacation days on the Friendly Island.

Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT) Honorable Omar Ottley: As Acting Minister of TEATT, it gives me a sense of accomplishment to see stimulation of our economy.

I welcome the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brand with open arms to our shores Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Oct 2022 02:59 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley delivered an opening speech during the Aim High Family Community Day basketball tournament on Sunday, October 16th at Melford Hazel Sports Hall.

The tournament was held to celebrate the installation of two brand-new breakaway rims donated by the Ministry of VSA through the Community Development Family Humanitarian Affairs (CDFHA) Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Oct 2022 07:37 PM

"Govt should merge work/residence permit and Permanent Residency for those born here."

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United People's Party, MP Rolando Brison, expressed satisfaction over the Government of St. Maarten's announcement that it has instituted a "grace period" during which undocumented persons living on the island can apply for residence and work permits Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Oct 2022 04:20 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (TEATT) Omar Ottley is currently in the Dominican Republic, attending the 28th annual Florida - Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) conference. Although the conference is based on cruise tourism, Minister Ottley found it prudent to establish a Dominican Republic / St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
12 Oct 2022 02:05 PM

POINTE BLANCHE:--- SeaDream Yacht Club recently announced that it will be homeporting out of Port St. Maarten for the upcoming winter 2023-2024 Caribbean cruise season with SeaDream II.
Acting Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Hon. Omar Ottley: It is a pleasure to have SeaDream join our destination for homeporting. We look forward to welcoming the cruise guests to our Friendly Island.
I want to express humble words of thanks to SeaDream Yacht Club for choosing St Read more


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