Tag archive for ‘Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs’
Kendall Dupersoy - Canto photo
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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TelEm-director sends confusing proposal to Prime Minister Jacobs

PHILIPSBURG – In a rather confusing letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, TelEm director Kendall Dupersoy seemingly proposes a 30 percent increase of the maximum income for managers of all government-owned More...

Minister Jacobs & State Secretary Knops
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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PM Jacobs complaints about State Secretary Knops fall on deaf ears

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs complaints about the (alleged) behavior of State Secretary Drs. Raymond Knops in a video conference on June 16 have fallen on deaf ears with Dutch Prime Minister Mark More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten calls PM Jacobs to Parliament on the subject of decolonization

PHILIPSBURG—Prime Minister, the honourable Silveria Jacobs, will have to say whether the Government of St. Maarten is prepared for the process of finalizing decolonization and assuming more autonomy to govern More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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What is reasonable?

By Hilbert Haar Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs has appealed to labor unions to be more reasonable in their approach to the government since it has become clear that said unions are squarely opposed to the looming More...

PM Silveria Jacobs National Address - March14 2020
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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PM Jacobs: “Unions should be more reasonable”

PHILIPSBURG – The government’s decision to accept the kingdom’s conditions for liquidity support is not going down well with civil servant and their unions. That much is clear from the meeting the unions More...

Government Building Flags Half-mast
By The Publisher On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Political storm brewing over “unconditional” letter of Minister Plenipotentiary

PHILIPSBURG – There is a political storm brewing over a letter Minister Plenipotentiary René Violenus sent to State Secretary Drs. Raymond Knops on May 20, informing him that St. Maarten has accepted the requirements 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...

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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...

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...

COVID-19 Update 5 March 2020
By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Update from the Prime Minister: SMMC receives medical equipment

Update Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs & SMMC Receives Medical Equipment from the Netherlands for St. Maarten Philipsburg—St. Maarten is now the recipient of the much-needed medical equipment sent this morning More...