Prime Minister Jacobs: “Shops will reopen on Thursday”

Carrefour Supermarket 20200405 JH

PHILIPSBURG — As of Thursday April 16th, Government will allow more residents to access grocery stores and supermarkets within their neighborhoods. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (NA) announced the easing measure on Easter Monday during a live broadcast. “A complete explanation of the conditions will be given on Tuesday and Wednesday.” Headache More...

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Minister Silveria Jacobs
By The Publisher On Friday, April 10th, 2020
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Prime Minister & Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs National Address on COVID-19 UPDATES APRIL 9, 2020

PHILIPSBURG — People of St Maarten, both here on St. Maarten and abroad, I hereby address you as Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC for today’s update on April 9, 2020. As part of the process to keep More...

Minister Raymond Knops Video Press Conference - 2020040901
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 9th, 2020
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Kingdom approves call for financial support – with VIDEO

PHILIPSBURG – The Kingdom Council of Ministers will honor the requests for financial support from the BES-islands, Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten, Minister Raymond Knops (Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations) said More...

Council of Ministers - Silveria Jacobs II Cabinet
By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Ministers and MPs agree to salary reduction

MINISTERS & PARLIAMENTARIANS AGREE TO SALARY REDUCTION IN SOLIDARITY INITIATIVE ~ Liquidity support 2019 becoming a reality ~ PHILIPSBURG – Current and previous Ministers back initiative to support island More...

COVID-19 Update 5 March 2020
By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Update from the Prime Minister: SMMC receives medical equipment

Update Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs & SMMC Receives Medical Equipment from the Netherlands for St. Maarten Philipsburg—St. Maarten is now the recipient of the much-needed medical equipment sent this morning More...

Front Street Dead Street - 2020040401 JH
By The Publisher On Sunday, April 5th, 2020
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State of emergency: island on 24/7 lockdown

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs declared the state of emergency for St. Maarten on Saturday. The measure goes into force on Sunday, April 5, for a period of two weeks. Nobody will be allowed to be More...

National Recovery Planning Bureau NRPB office building - 20200223 JH
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
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Report: use World Bank Trust Fund money for emergency economic response

PHILIPSBURG – Use the balance of the World Bank Trust Fund to finance a $200 million emergency economic response to support the local economy. That is the focus of a proposal by a private sector task force to More...

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Minister of Justice Anna Richardson and Prefet Sylvie Feucher - 20200329 DCOMM
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Movement restricted, curfew in effect; travel waiver needed

Prime Minister & Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs Updates on COVID-19 Developments MARCH 29, 2020: People of St. Maarten, both at home and abroad, I hereby address you, as Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC More...

Governor Swears in new Jacobs II Cabinet - 2020032801
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Governor swears in Jacobs II Cabinet with no handshaking

HARBOR VIEW — While observing social distancing protocols, members of the new Jacobs II cabinet were sworn in today, Saturday, March 28, 2020, by His Excellency, the Governor, drs Eugene B. Holiday, in the More...

Governor Eugene Holiday - Story
By The Publisher On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Governor receives final report from formateur Silveria Jacobs

Harbour View – On March 26, 2020, His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E.B. Holiday, received the updated final report from formateur S. Jacobs. The formateur has accepted the commission to form More...