CIBC FirstCaribbean announces large donation

CIBC FirstCaribbean Banking Centre - 2020022302 JH

PHILIPSBURG – CIBC First Caribbean donates $250,000 through its international ComTrust Foundation for the purchase of COVID-19 testing kits to the sixteen countries across the Caribbean where it operates. If evenly divided, each country will receive $15,625. The bank will make its donations through its operating companies in each country. Colette More...

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Claire Elshot & Raymond Jessurun - 20200326 SMAPP-SMCC
By The Publisher On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Jessurun: Important to boost people’s immune system

PHILIPSBURG – Poor people in St. Maarten run a high risk of contracting severe symptoms of the corona-virus (COVID-19) according to Drs. Raymond Jessurun of the St. Maarten Anti-Poverty Platform and the St. Maarten 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...

Minister Silveria Jacobs
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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PM & Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC): Silveria Jacobs National Address on COVID19 Developments – March 28, 2020

People of St. Maarten, both at home and abroad, I hereby address you, as Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC (Emergency Operations Center), in an update for today Saturday, March 28, 2020. Today, Saturday, March More...

Corona Virus Daily Stats - 26 March 2020
By The Publisher On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Prime Minister & Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs Updates on COVID-19 Developments MARCH 27, 2020

People of St. Maarten, both here and abroad, I hereby address you, as Prime Minister and Chair of the EOC (Emergency Operations Center), in an update for today Friday, March 27th, 2020, as part of the process to More...

Cruise ships in Port St. Maarten - 20191128 JH
By The Publisher On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Cruise lines facing no bail out, no business due to Coronavirus

~ Largest cruises halted for two months ~  PHILIPSBURG – Due to the spread of Coronavirus Royal Caribbean International and Carnival’s Princess Cruises have extended the suspension of their operations with More...

Philipsburg at Night - Photo provided by LNWAD
By The Publisher On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Private sector pleads with government for short-term rescue package

PHILIPSBURG – Private sector organizations and labor union WIFOL applaud the government’s initiative to project support for the next twelve months but they plead at the same time for a short-term rescue package More...

SXM Corona Virus Daily Stats
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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322 persons under self-quarantine; 22 tested; 2 positive

Prime Minister Jacobs provides overview of weekend arrivals of Sint Maarten residents who returned home GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs said on Sunday that the country has two More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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Recycling bins placed in St. Peters

ST. PETERS — Wastefactory Sint Maarten, in collaboration with the annual SXM DOET project, installed two recycling bins in the community of St. Peters. The St. Peters Emergency Organization Group (SPEOG),via More...

SMMC NRPB COVID-19 response
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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Sint Maarten Trust Fund Steering Committee Approves US$3.6 million for Rapid COVID-19 Response

PHILIPSBURG — Following a request from the Government of Sint Maarten and a rapid technical review by the World Bank, the Netherlands-financed Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund has More...