SMMC CFO submits resignation

WIHCUA SMMC protesters

CAY HILL — Wednesday night, Windward Islands Health Care Union leader, Brunilda Illidge, informed that the St. Maarten Medical Center’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Marco Meulenman, has submitted his resignation. “Victory is ours!” Illidge wrote. In an interview Thursday morning, Illidge explained More...

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SMMC Workers Marching - CFO got to Go - 20200622
By The Publisher On Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Protest action at SMMC was loud and clear

CAY HILL — With a raspy, hoarse voice, WIHCUA leader, Brunilda Illidge, told tonight that the support of the SMMC workers today was overwhelming. She did not expect that. Illidge was afraid More...

Video protest action at SMMC
By The Publisher On Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Protest action at SMMC escalates (videos & photos)

CAY HILL — Protest action at SMMC escalates. Watch video here. View More...

SMMC staff wearing black tops
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 21st, 2020

Silent protest going on at SMMC; Staff wants CFO to go

~ Staff submitted a petition letter with grievances against CFO; wearing black tops to silently voice their protest at work ~ CAY HILL — On Thursday, June 18, 2020, the staff in the Finance Department of More...

Clifton Wilson
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Complaints continue but SZV denies there is something wrong with its glucose testers

PHILIPSBURG – On April 2, the Consumers Coalition’s spokesman Drs. Raymond Jessurun exposed the problems diabetic senior citizens were encountering with faulty glucose testers Social and Health Insurances More...

VSA Minister Richard Panneflek
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Panneflek proposes rapid tests at the airport for visitors

PHILIPSBURG –Minister of Health, Richard Panneflek, proposes rapid antigen testing for visitors to the island of St. Maarten. His goal is to test all visitors as a means of protecting both guests and the More...

Airplane with contrails
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 4th, 2020

World Airports Opening Dates; What about the virus?

AIRPORT — As international aviation publications publish ICAO’s projected opening dates of major airports around the world, the question remains whether this is a wise and justified decision. According More...

Phased Re-Opening Chart updated May 16, 2020-page-001
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Many businesses allowed to reopen; adjusted curfew remains in place

PHILIPSBURG – The local economy is coming back to life with a bang after Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs allowed the reopening of most businesses per May 30 with the publication of the “regulation of May 29, More...

Phased Re-Opening Chart updated May 16, 2020-page-001
By The Publisher On Monday, May 18th, 2020

State of emergency continues but businesses gradually reopen

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has extended the state of emergency by six weeks by ministerial decree. The six week period ends on June 21. Citizens are allowed to go shopping only on weekdays between More...

MHF Mental Health Awareness MHA Weekschedule 2020
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 17th, 2020

MHF launches online edition of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

PHILIPSBURG — From Monday, May 18th, to the  25th, it’s International Mental Health Awareness Week. And as we know from previous difficult times: mental health issues are likely to rise after a period More...