Tag archive for ‘COVID-19’
Opinion - St Maarten News
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Zero Hour: Our Region in the Face of the Pandemic

By Alicia Bárcena Ibarra* Everything seems to be one gigantic mistake. We console ourselves by saying that everything has happened as it should not have happened. But it is we who are mistaken, not history. We More...

Minister Emil Lee - File Photo by Roland Bryson
By The Publisher On Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Recommendations for Our Challenging Times Ahead

Dear Editor, In these challenging times, we must come together to help our country of St. Maarten and her people get through yet another crisis.  The impact of COVID-19 on St. Maarten likely will be far more devastating More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, March 21st, 2020

After Social Distancing, let’s talk Economic Rapprochement for the island

Not all catastrophes produce a Renaissance. It is striking how big the problems for the private sector already are. The middle class, the backbone of the economy, is in danger of collapsing under the pressure of More...

Courthouse in Philipsburg - 20200220 JH
By The Publisher On Friday, March 20th, 2020

Behandeling strafzaken achter gesloten deuren

PHILIPSBURG – De behandeling van een groot aantal rechtszaken is uitgesteld omwille van COVID-19. Strafzaken die de komende week wel doorgang vinden, zijn niet langer openbaar. “De behandeling vindt plaats More...

Court Room St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Friday, March 20th, 2020

Treatment of criminal cases behind closed doors

PHILIPSBURG — The handling of a large number of lawsuits has been postponed due to COVID-19. Criminal cases that will continue in the coming week are no longer public. “The treatment takes place behind More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Response to confirmed cases of COVID-19 on French Saint Martin

~ Population reminded to step-up with handwashing and cough/sneeze etiquettes ~ POND ISLAND — The Prime Minister Hon. Silveria Jacobs on Sunday morning activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in connection More...