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Unified unions of St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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The Unified Unions of St. Maarten submits counter-proposal to COM

POND ISLAND — The Unified Unions of Sint Maarten submitted today Thursday, May 28, 2020, a counter-proposal to the Council of Minister regarding the 12.5% cuts on personnel salaries, vacation allowance, etc.. In More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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Open Letter: “Reasonable Offer”

Dear Honorable Minister Ardwell Irion, We are a group of concerned teachers who have taken note of the proposed cuts by the government. While everyone would love for our finances to be stable, we acknowledge the More...

Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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MP Wescot Poses Questions on Kingdom Government Negotiations and Conditions

PHILIPSBURG — It is interesting to see how the Government is managing its negotiations with the unions representing government workers. While on May 19th, the Government presented to Parliament a so-called More...

Michael J. Ferrier - from Soualiganewsday
By The Publisher On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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We are all in this together, right?

Dear Editor, The spirit of compromise seems to be in short supply these days. A pity really and also a bit baffling. The Coronavirus does not discriminate. With few exceptions, every country, creed or color, must More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Prime Minister & Chair of the EOC Silveria Jacobs National Address on COVID-19 Developments May 11, 2020

People of St. Maarten here and abroad, I hereby address you as Prime Minister and Chair of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), in an update for today, Monday, May 11, 2020, as part of the process to More...

NAGICO building - 20200511
By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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NAGICO Branch Office to reopen on Wednesday following Government’s announcement of Reopening Plan

PHILIPSBURG — NAGICO Insurances will reopen to the public as of Wednesday; May 13, following the announcement by the Prime Minister and Head of EOC, Silveria Jacobs on Sunday, of government’s plan to More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Government to implement phased de-escalation of the lockdown

PHILIPSBURG — As of Monday, May 11, the government will be implementing a phased approach to the de-escalation process. Essential businesses and some other businesses will be allowed to open from Monday to More...

Clifford Illis office
By The Publisher On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Clifford Illis: Businesses and the middle class will be the hardest hit

PHILIPSBURG — When it comes to crisis analysis in post-disaster situations, Clifford Illis is our go-to expert. After hurricane Irma in 2017, Illis’ analysis of the subsequent insurance crisis that unfolded More...

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...

New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 9th, 2020
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SHTA calls for solidarity as time runs out for many

PHILIPSBURG — As per the Kingdom Council outcomes of Thursday April 9th, it is very clear that country St. Maarten needs to take its first steps out of the crisis before help from the Netherlands will be forthcoming. More...