Tag archive for ‘announcement’
SER St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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A coup at the Social Economic Council (SER)

By Hilbert Haar When any government announces the “restructuring” of a board or of any organization that is supposed to be independent from the political decision makers, I always become a bit suspicious. The More...

Roland Duncan
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Duncan: Nearly impossible to revoke a person’s permanent residence permit

PHILIPSBURG — Former Minister of Justice and Attorney at Law Roland E. Duncan says that it is nearly impossible to revoke a person’s permanent residence permit. It is difficult to send them back to More...

CBCS Central Bank Head Offce in St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Central Bank allows moratorium on all loans

PHILIPSBURG — The Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten already took steps to counter the effects of the corona-virus crisis in March. At least one of these measures seems to be at odds with statements More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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Prime Minister Jacobs: “Shops will reopen on Thursday”

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 More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Schools Closed on Tuesday

~ Fire Dept./ODM/Ministry MECYS: Schools Closed on Tuesday. Coastal residents advised to be vigilant. Swimmers stay away from the beach. ~ GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, More...

causeway under construction
By The Publisher On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Minister Johnson spinned the Vidanova airport-funding story

PHILIPSBURG – Financing a US pre-clearance facility at the airport is not part of a refinancing proposal by Curacao-based pension fund Vidanova, as Minister Stuart Johnson (Tourism and Economic Affairs) claimed More...

Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever - 20 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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New Prison Director appointed

PHILIPSBURG — The government has appointed Drs. Alwin Queeli as the new Interim Prison Director for the Pointe Blanche Prison. This was announced by the Justice Minister Cornelius De Weever during the weekly More...

Minister of Education Wycliffe Smith - 20 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Teachers and educators to meet on behavioral management

PHILIPSBURG — Teachers and educators will be attending meetings today and tomorrow on a training program on behavioral management which is geared to address the behavior children in the classroom and the More...

Miklos Gitterson - Minister of VROMI
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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VROMI announces daily closing of landfill dump site at 6pm

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), Miklos Giterson, informs the general public that as of today, August 9th, the main landfill will close at 6pm More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Johnson to discuss cruise industry sustainability with Port St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Solidifying his commitment to economic revitalization, Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Transportation Minister Stuart Johnson announced Sunday, he plans to have a “formal sit-down” More...