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COVID-19 Stats per 26 July 2020
By The Publisher On Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Monitoring the situation

By Hilbert Haar The explosion of corona-virus infections on our island should not come as a surprise: it was expected. One reason is, according to a press release issued by Prime Minister Jacobs, the “systematic More...

Facemask
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Are facemasks essential after all?

PHILIPSBURG – Facemasks are essential, for example in bars. That is the opinion of Detlef Lohse, a Professor of The Physics of Fluids. Lohse is leading a study into how long droplets hang in the air and what More...

COVID-19 Stats per 24 July 2020
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Explosion of corona-infections: Curacao and The Bahamas take action

PHILIPSBURG – Despite the official figures published, the latest reports indicate that there are now 35 active corona-infections on St. Maarten – and the number keeps trending upwards. Epidemiologist Izzy Gerstenbluth More...

Voyager in St. Barths during COVID-19 pandemic period - 20200725
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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St. Barth follows strict protocols for entering the island

Gustavia, Saint Barthélemy — In these difficult times around the health concerns caused by the COVID-19 virus pandemic, there are many confusing reports in the region and abroad about borders opening or More...

Euros bank notes
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Recovery plan and European budget: major advances for overseas territories like St. Martin and St.Barth

FRENCH SAINT MARTIN — The agreement reached this week at the European Council marks an important step in the recovery of Europe: the budget of the European Union for the period 2021-2027 is increased to €1,074 More...

Lesley-Ann Brodie - photo Facebook
By The Publisher On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Central Bank appoints Brodie as ENNIA’s CEO

WILLEMSTAD – The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten will install a new management team at insurance company ENNIA next week with Lesley-Ann Brodie as its Chief Executive Officer. Brodie spent more than ten More...

COVID-19 Info & Updates
By The Publisher On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Alarming spike in corona-infections

PHILIPSBURG – The COVID-19 crisis seems to be raising its ugly head again as reports came in claiming that initially three patients with corona-virus related illnesses were hospitalized at the St. Maarten Medical More...

Euro bank notes for liquidity support
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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MP Wescot-Williams wants clarity about liquidity support conditions

PHILIPSBURG – United Democrats MP Sarah Wescot-Williams questions the measures the government is taking to meet the requirements for receiving the second tranche of liquidity support. She points in particular More...

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams - 20191010
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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MP Wescot-Williams questions function books saga

PHILIPSBURG – United Democrats MP Sarah Wescot-Williams expressed her surprise about a press release from Justice Minister Anna Richardson about her effort to be informed about the process to arrive at the establishment More...

American airlines at SXM Airport - Photo IRM Photography
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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Airport to open on August 1 to American flights

GREAT BAY — The Council of Ministers decided to have a reduced schedule of flights from the United States to St. Maarten starting August 1. Minister responsible for Tourism Ludmilla De Weever stated that More...