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Complaints continue but SZV denies there is something wrong

PHILIPSBURG - On April 2, the Consumers Coalition's spokesman Drs. Raymond Jessurun exposed the problems diabetic senior citizens were encountering with faulty glucose testers Social and Health Insurances SZV forces them to use. So far, the...

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Minister of TEATT: Airport to Re-Open on Emancipation Day

POND ISLAND - Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever stated that the Country is ready to receive travelers from Europe and North America as of July 1st, which coincides with our celebration of Emancipation Day. The community is encouraged to...

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PM Jacobs demands respect of State Secretary Knops

Dear Editor, In the Council of Ministers Press Briefing held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the Honorable Prime Minister Jacobs recounted the virtual meeting that she and the Minister of Finance had with State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom...

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Current government lives up to agreements made by former gov

Dear Editor, I was pleasantly surprised and extremely pleased to hear the Honorable Prime Minister declare during the Council of Ministers Press Briefing on June 17, 2020, that her Government is living up to the agreements made by the...

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MP Buncamper questions salary cut of Towers at Mullet Bay

PHILIPSBURG - On Friday, June 19, 2020, Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper sent a letter to the Minister of TEATT, (Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications and Transportation) Ludmila de Weever, and the minister of VSA (Public Health,...

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Labor unions and airport management come to a compromise

AIRPORT-The WICSU and the ABVO unions representing the workers at the Princess Juliana International Airport have finally come to a compromise with the management of the airport on the cost-cutting measures for the workers. According to the Chief ...

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Airport workers ready to strike

AIRPORT - On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, several meetings and discussions took place between the airport workers and management and representatives of government/parliament, in particular, President of Parliament, MP Rolando Brison, who can be seen ...

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Court denies demand for transfer of inmates to other prisons

PHILIPSBURG - The Court in First Instance has declared inadmissible the demand by a group of Pointe Blanche inmates that the country transfers them to safer prisons, either in the Netherlands or Bonaire. The plaintiffs now have to split the cost...

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Illegal Parking in Philipsburg will no longer be tolerated

PHILIPSBURG) - Over the past few days, the Sint Maarten Police Force Patrols (KPSM), has observed a huge increase in illegal parking on the Boardwalk in Philipsburg, the law enforcement agency said on Thursday in a statement. We would like to,...

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UTS celebrates new parents with paid leave

16 weeks paid leave for new mothers; 8 paid weeks for new fathers ~ PHILIPSBURG - As the world prepares to celebrate Father's Day, the importance of paid parental leave is being underscored by leading telecommunications provider UTS. Since the...

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Panneflek: FIGHT BACK, collective plan for Mosquito Control

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - The Honorable Minister Richard Panneflek announces that the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor will be executing a Vector Control...

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June 30 deadline submission 2019 annual report of parties

Philipsburg - The Electoral Council hereby wishes to inform all registered political parties that in connection with Covid-19, the April 1, 2020 deadline for the submission of the 2019 annual report has been extended to June 30, 2020. This notice ...

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Hurricane Pass Application Process Ends June 30th

The application process for the annual Hurricane Passes for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season commences on Tuesday, June 2nd. There are two types of passes, the Disaster Pass and the Hurricane Pass. No passes will be issued to business owners in ...

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St. Maarten Weather Updates & Forecasts

DATE ISSUED: Friday, June 19, 2020 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Saturday evening (18:00 LST) June 20, 2020 WEATHER: Tonight: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with light haze.

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Government extends the emergency package for BES-islands

Kralendijk, The Bottom, Saba, Oranjestad, St. Eustatius - Due to the coronavirus crisis the government today decided to extend the emergency package for residents and businesses on Bonaire, Sint-Eustatius and Saba for four months until...

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Two more shark receivers deployed at the Marine Park ...

18SharesKralendijk - Two more shark receivers will be deployed in the Marine Park. One will be placed near the no-dive reserve in the North and the other one will be placed at Red Slave in the South. These receivers help track the movements of...

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Controversial coronavirus law delayed

New legislation to anchor the rules for social distancing and other Covid-19 related issues in law will not come into effect on July 1 as planned, health minister Hugo de Jonge has told MPs.

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The Hague mayor bans anti-coronavirus rules demonstration

Officials in The Hague have banned a demonstration by a group campaigning against cornavirus social distancing measures. The group, calling itself Virus Waanzin (virus lunacy), had planned to gather on the Malieveld near the city's main railway...

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One person at Dam demo has COVID-19

So far one person who attended the mass anti-racism demonstration in Amsterdam on June 1 has been identified as having coronavirus, according to local health board figures. However, officials say, the patient did not have symptoms at the time of...

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Gedetineerden niet-ontvankelijk maar spannen nieuwe zaak aan

PHILIPSBURG - "Er wordt opzichtig weggekeken", zegt advocaat Geert Hatzmann teleurgesteld nadat de rechter de zaak van 37 gedetineerden van Pointe Blanche vanwege onmenselijke leefomstandigheden in die gevangenis, niet-ontvankelijk heeft...

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'Versnelling wederopbouw Sint Maarten'

Knops wil pragmatische aanpak; spreekt regering en Wereldbank aan Van een onzer verslaggevers Den Haag/Philipsburg - Versnelling van de wederopbouw van Sint Maarten is hard nodig, stelt de Nederlandse regering. Niet in verband met de...

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Bezoldiging CBCS President

Willemstad/Philipsburg - De Raad van Commissarissen (RvC) van de Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) heeft bij haar benoeming in 2017, in de aanloop naar het aantrekken van nieuwe directeuren voor de CBCS, een benchmark onderzoek van ...

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Wegvallen toerisme Curaçao leidt tot meer emigratie

WILLEMSTAD - Een groot deel van de Curaçaose economie draait op toerisme. Het effect van het bijna volledig instorten van deze sector is enorm. En dat betekent dat mensen door de coronacrisis ook vertrekken van het eiland. Zoals Manon Nijssen,...

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