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COVID-19 Income Support only for permit holders

PHILIPSBURG - As the SSRP is reviewing applications, the question arises who should get the income support in case a permit holder ‘rents out’ his permit. Many of these renters are undocumented immigrants, now without an income during the lockdown.

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INSIDE St. Maarten news magazine - The Zero Edition

INSIDE is a new news magazine for St. Maarten INSIDERS with news from INSIDE St. Maarten, including INdepth articles, INteresting INterviews, INtertaining stories and INspiring columns. See one of our articles below here: INterview with Jah Bash.

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Read INSIDE St. Maarten's exclusive interview with St. Maarten's Chief Prosecutor, Miriam Mol, about the struggles of the Justice chain on St. Maarten. We posed Mol a series of questions to which she gave us a series of candid answers.

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Red Cross to coordinate the humanitarian aid for St. Maarten

The Government of The Netherlands has asked the Red Cross to coordinate the humanitarian aid for Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten ~ PHILIPSBURG - The consequences of the corona pandemic can be felt everywhere. The impact in the Caribbean part of...

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St. Maarten informal economy grounded to a halt

St. Maarten's underground economy has been grounded to a halt. brings you an analysis ~ The current population of St. Maarten is 42,797 as of Tuesday, May 4, 2020, based on the latest United Nations estimates. The exact number...

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Winair's cost cutting measures

AIRPORT ROAD - The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to affect St. Maarten residents. In these times of uncertainty, we are tasked with planning our path forward, ensuring our health and well-being. WINAIR's continued survival as a critically...

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Elshot: government wants to cut vacation allowance ...

PHILIPSBURG - Cutting the vacation allowance for all civil servants who earn more than 4,000 guilders a month, a ten percent salary cut for those who earn more than 8,000 guilders, a freeze on bonuses and increments. Finance Minister Ardwell...

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Random search executed at the Pointe Blanche Prison

PHILIPSBURG - On Friday, May 8, 2020, officers at the Pointe Blanche Prison executed a random search after concern that a weapon may have been concealed in the facility. The management of the Prison enforces a zero-tolerance approach and does not ...

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NAGICO Branch Office to reopen on Wednesday ...

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 reopen businesses on the island in...

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Port-of-Spain, Trinidad - The President of Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL), Nigel Baptiste, announced today a profit attributable to shareholders of the parent of US$81.7 million for the six-month period ended March 31, 2020, a decline ...

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Local business operator JAH refutes allegations of blogsite

PHILIPSBURG - Locally-owned and operated passenger handling company, Juliana Airport Handlers (JAH), refutes allegations published by online blogsite, In what is considered a malicious and reckless article, JAH has retained legal...

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What to expect when visiting SMMC

As we gradually expand our regular care services, this is video highlights what you can expect when visiting SMMC. Please note that: Before entering SMMC, patients with appointments will be requested to ...

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Psychological services of APAP members available online...

PHILIPSBURG - APAP, Association of Psychologists and Allied Professionals St.Maarten, would like to inform the general public that the private Psychological Practices of APAP members are available and currently offering their services online...

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COVID-19 Updates from the Prime Minister & Chair of the EOC

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 keep the community of St. Maarten informed...

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Economic Re-opening Plan

In addition to those businesses already allowed to operate, the following services in the infographic may resume from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM. All businesses and services must implement the mandatory guidelines of the...

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Hospitality industry draws up corona rules

Hospitality industry lobby group KHN has drawn up guidelines for cafes and restaurants to follow once they are allowed to partially reopen from June 1. The guidelines, seen by broadcaster RTL Nieuws, are largely based on the government's rules...

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Daily corona numbers lowest in eight weeks

The number of newly reported Covid-19 deaths in the Netherlands fell to 16 on Monday, the second day in a row that the figure has increase by less than 20. The number of new infections dropped to 161, the lowest level since March 14, while 36...

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Coronavirus in the Netherlands: what you need to know

Here's a round-up of our most recent articles about coronavirus in the Netherlands, to keep you updated. Dutch start easing coronavirus rules The government's road map to start returning life to normal, as outlined at the May 6 news conference.

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Universities plan to carry on teaching online until Feb 2021

Dutch universities have announced that they plan to teach courses wholly or partially online until February 2021, provoking shock and concern among some students. The University of Amsterdam's economics and business departments have informed...

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Jandino's inzamelingsactie voor eilanden bereikt €1 miljoen

HILVERSUM - Het initiatief van Jandino Asporaat 'Samen één Koninkrijk' om geld in te zamelen voor de inwoners van Curaçao, Aruba en Sint-Maarten, heeft inmiddels 1 miljoen euro opgebracht en loopt nog verder op. Met de ingezamelde donaties zullen ...

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Duizenden families op Aruba al afhankelijk van voedselhulp

ORANJESTAD - Drie maanden nadat de coronacrisis op Aruba begon, zijn nu duizenden families afhankelijk van voedselhulp door verschillende hulporganisaties. Velen krijgen namelijk niet de uitkering Fase van de overheid, speciaal voor mensen die...

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'Koninkrijk mist structurele samenwerking in medische zorg'

ZOETERMEER - Vereniging Antilliaanse Medici (AMA) kreeg 80 aanmeldingen van Caribisch zorgpersoneel in Nederland, om op de eilanden te helpen. Toch werden zij niet in overweging genomen door het Nederlandse ministerie bij het samenstellen van een ...

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Naar Curaçao vliegen voor begrafenis van jouw geliefde?...

DEN HAAG - Wat als een geliefde overlijdt en binnenkort wordt begraven op Curaçao? Ambtenaren horen 'veel pijn en verdriet' aan de telefoon, maar kunnen 'noodgedwongen' de rouwende mensen niet toelaten op het eiland. In de strijd tegen het...

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