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Year2020
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Source: 721 News
20 Apr 2021 06:32 AM

Mr. Omar Ottley As Minister Of Public Health , Social Development And Labour

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: 721 News
09 Apr 2021 03:19 PM

Mp Ottley Calls On St. Maarten To Pray For St. Vincent And The Grenadines

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — 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 Read more


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Source: 721 News
06 Apr 2021 11:38 AM

Mp Ottley Awaiting An Update On Protection For Local Contractors

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — on Thursday April 1st, Member of Parliament for the United People’s Party MP Omar Ottley sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs to urgently provide updates on a September 2020 motion that mandated her Government to establish a National Public Procurement Policy.

“We are talking about being able to redistribute the wealth locally, and Government being the largest purchaser of goods and services, can reshape the local market” said MP Ottley in a press release issued Monday Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Mar 2021 10:49 AM

Mp Ottley Demands Urgent Attention To Housing For The Belvedere Residents

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Member of Parliament for the United People’s (UP Party) MP Omar Ottley says the public housing situation on St. Maarten is in urgent need of attention. He has also called on the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure to provide urgent answers to Belvedere residents on when they can expect the much-needed repairs in their homes to begin.

Belvedere’s housing situation is, for MP Ottley, incredibly disheartening and worrisome given the Colorado State University’s prediction that this year’s Hurricane Season has a 65% chance of being above average.

The MP issued a press release on Tuesday in which he states that the concerns he expressed during a 2020 Parliamentary session with the Public Housing Foundation are still not addressed Read more


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Source: 721 News
15 Mar 2021 05:38 AM

Mp Ottley: Petition To The Un Is Not A Call For Independence

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — Member of Parliament for the United People’s Party MP Omar Ottley says the 2021 Parliament has exposed the untruth of the so-called 10-10-10 and St. Maarten’s autonomy, causing the main actors in that deal to “falsely claim that the March 9, 2021, Petition to the United Nations is a call for Independence.”

In a press release issued on Sunday, Ottley asked, “If since 10 10 10 the past Parliament and Governments of St Maarten have been telling the people that we are Autonomous and achieved self-governance, why did it take the parliament of 2021 to discover that this is not true?”

He said those scribes of the 10 10 10 agreement should have told the people of St Read more


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Source: 721 News
15 Mar 2021 05:38 AM

Mp Ottley: Petition To The Un Is Not A Call For Independence

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten — Member of Parliament for the United People’s Party MP Omar Ottley says the 2021 Parliament has exposed the untruth of the so-called 10-10-10 and St. Maarten’s autonomy, causing the main actors in that deal to “falsely claim that the March 9, 2021, Petition to the United Nations is a call for Independence.”

In a press release issued on Sunday, Ottley asked, “If since 10 10 10 the past Parliament and Governments of St Maarten have been telling the people that we are Autonomous and achieved self-governance, why did it take the parliament of 2021 to discover that this is not true?”

He said those scribes of the 10 10 10 agreement should have told the people of St Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 Oct 2020 09:43 PM

Government At Odds On Covid-19 Testing,Claims To Be Awaiting The Green Light From Rivm.

IsGovernment really speaking with the business sector?

During the past week againGovernments lack of cohesion onaimportant matter was as glaring as a sunlit day, commented Member of Parliament, Sarah A. Wescot-Williams on thepublic meetingregarding the financial and socio-economic outlook ofFriday last.

While debating in the second round,MPsreceived answers to questions in the first roundvia email from the Minister of VSA.Answers such as:At present, all antigen tests are inferior to RT-PCR, from a diagnostic performance perspective.Use of antigen tests to conduct source and contact tracing among the community would result in more missed cases (false negatives), leading to higher burden of disease, higher number of hospitalized cases and possibly higher number of deaths Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 Jan 2020 09:24 AM

Ottley: Coronavirus Should Not Be Taken Lightly

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Member of Parliament Elect Omar Ottley urges The Health Department, The Princess Juliana International Airport, and The Port of St. Maarten to pay keen attention to the rapid spread and growth of the Wuhan Coronavirus.

The Coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China mid December 2019. The virus has since spread to Europe, the US, and Australia; infecting more than 1300 worldwide Read more


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