Tag archive for ‘lockdown’
Michael & Elizabeth Martucci - Stranded Tourists on SXM during corona lockdown
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Delta Airlines repatriation flight carries home 150 Americans from St. Maarten

~ Exclusive interview with two American couples about their bittersweet departure ~ PHILIPSBURG — US citizens who had been vacationing in St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius, were able to fly home on a humanitarian More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

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

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...

Minister Silveria Jacobs
By The Publisher On Friday, April 10th, 2020

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...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Still Homeless

While exploring the supposedly deserted streets of Dutch St. Maarten for a media report, we encountered several homeless persons, some more aggressive in their approach than others, despite there being a complete More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Irma in herhaling: werkgevers handelen in strijd met de wet

PHILIPSBURG – De lockdown vanwege het coronavirus heeft tot een golf van ontslagen of inhoudingen op het salaris geleid. “Er is een soortgelijke situatie als na orkaan Irma, toen tal van werkgevers hun personeel More...

Bag of Groceries - Home Delivery
By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020

Food suppliers allowed to do deliveries

~ Covid-19 Update – St. Maarten ~ PHILIPSBURG — All food suppliers are allowed to make deliveries on both sides of the the island (Dutch and French sides) as of tomorrow, Tuesday, April 7, to clients, More...

Editorial - St Maarten News
By The Publisher On Sunday, April 5th, 2020

What about testing?

With the declaration of a state of emergency last night during the Prime Minister’s online press briefing the island is on lockdown 24/7, effectively a police state for two weeks. While the purpose of this More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, April 5th, 2020

State of emergency: island on 24/7 lockdown

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs declared the state of emergency for St. Maarten on Saturday. The measure goes into force on Sunday, April 5, for a period of two weeks. Nobody will be allowed to be More...

Flatten the Curve
By The Publisher On Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Debate about total lockdown or #flattenthecurve

The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) advises the countries within the Kingdom not to proceed to a complete lockdown. Despite the increase in the number of deaths from COVID-19 in More...