Companies are required to complete a test explaining their specific hygiene and safety standards. […], Breast cancer is one of the leading cancers affecting women. The negative travel advisory of the Dutch government has been reinstituted for St. Maarten, Aruba and Bonaire. As of today, October 16th, 2020, the safety plans and inspection reports of several other schools were approved by the […], PHILIPSBURG — On October 6th, 2020, the Ministry of ECYS provided advice to all Public, Subsidized, and Private Schools regarding the manner in which students should return to school campuses. Although JetBlue is known as a low-cost carrier, the airline offers a terrific Business Class product – called Mint – which is only available on select Airbus A321 aircraft. Considering the economic state that our island is in and the fact that we are still not fully COVID free, the club decided to do this year’s COB in a smaller setting for Mid Isle members […], Economic controls aimed at fairness and the public good to continue, Integrity Chamber continues introductory meetings with government-owned companies, Isolation units now allow for safe transport of contaminated patients, Seven Seas Water donates to Sundial School breakfast program, Ombudsman concludes investigation into the towing policy of the St. Maarten Police Force, Further inquiry to take place into allegations against police officers, Audit Chamber recommends rapid COVID-tests but warns against a false sense of security, Minister of VSA presented with Sint Maarten 2020 Labor Market Needs Assessment Survey Report, Ministry of Justice disappointed by allegations made in the media related to Monday’s ruling, INSO bought by Italian giant, Fincantieri Group, Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs initiates National Food Bank project, Travel entry requirements updated to allow rapid antigen tests, St. Maarten negotiations on the 3rd tranche of liquidity support start today, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs St. Martin Day Speech, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris, Government holds cost-cutting measures info-session with civil servants, Minister Panneflek: Condolences to the family of retired Civil Servant Vivienne Monsanto, Monitoring committee meeting held between the Government of St. Maarten and French counterparts, VROMI Minister Doran: injunction against Planet Hollywood’s building permit withdrawn, Minister of TEATT unveils economic recovery plan, SXM Airport launches second cost-reduction program, Ministry of Education receives sanitizing stations from NAGICO, NAGICO Insurances Head Office reopens on Monday, NAGICO Insurances informs of one COVID-19 Positive Case & Business Continuity Procedures, COCI, Ministry VSA and Ministry TEATT Collaborate in providing further information about COVID-19 Mitigation Policies, CBCS is upgrading to the next generation of payments, Central Bank announces new bond issue for St. Maarten, Unfinished business: financial management still a priority, Commemorative coin on the occasion of ‘10 years of structural reforms’, Small businesses receive financial assistance through the Enterprise Support Project, Positive report from SOAB for SSRP income, unemployment programs, Income Support and Unemployment Support Deadline Approaches, Insufficient progress on APS’s domestic investment projects, Minister of Justice and Unions engage in productive dialogue, A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson to prioritize completion of Domestic Violence Policy, Minister Richardson observes Police and Prison Officers Week, Established Project Group to Move Forward with the Function Books Process, Ministry of Justice to commence bid for electronic ankle bracelets, Ministry of Justice Making Strides to Improve Point Blanche Prison, Minister of Justice and prison management took note of the latest concerns raised by the Point Blanche Prison Inmates, Wever, STM donate hand sanitizers to Catholic School Board, Minister of Education received reports from four school boards informing of seven cases of COVID-19, Sint Maarten Trust Fund Supports Education and Child Protection Systems, Minister of Education provides further update on schools’ readiness for Oct. 19, The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) would hereby like to provide the general public with an update regarding schools’ readiness to resume operations on campus, Ministry of Finance and SMDF launch Workforce Development Program, Minister of Education commemorates World Teachers Day, St. Maarten now accepting Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card rapid antigen test, Virtual 21st Annual Thanksgiving Day Service on Sunday, December 6, 2020, World Antibiotic Awareness Week: United to preserve antimicrobials, CPS Reminder Advises persons with underlying medical conditions to get their flu shot, World Diabetes Day 2020: The Nurse and Diabetes, Adjusted opening hours at Main Landfill/Irma Landfill on upcoming Holidays, Lower the risk of developing breast cancer, Measure your blood pressure, control it, live longer, Central Bank issues warning about Pyramid Schemes, Friday’s Quake a Reminder to be Earthquake/Tsunami Ready, November 17 is the deadline for applying for a fireworks license, Community Reminded to remain Proactive in Removing Mosquito Breeding Habitats after Rainfall events, MINISTER Panneflek shares the importance of Handwashing on Global Handwashing Day, Due to hot weather, CPS urges population to prevent heat related illnesses, Workshop on ‘Applying to Schools in the Netherlands’ to be held on Sept. 24, Inclement weather interrupts flag hoisting on St. Martin Day, Ministry of VROMI issues public notice: Great Bay Channel open for Pumping Operation /Advises against swimming in Great Bay, Ministry of VROMI alerts public to Great Salt Pond Pumping Operation. 145 reviews. Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather expected and […], GREAT BAY — The Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI), informs the general public that the Department of Infrastructure Management will open up the pumps in efforts of lowering the water in the Fresh Pond, due to excess rain we are experiencing. Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of Caribbean food, taste the refined palate of French and European sophistication, and experience cuisine fusion like never before. "While this was once a tourist attraction with all the amenities, it’s now a perfect spot for those who are a little more adventurous and really want to get away from it all." St Maarten News. Domestic violence was already an epidemic before COVID-19, but the health crisis has caused an alarming spike in incidents of abuse. New Year’s Day on Friday, January 1st, 2021. Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of Caribbean food, taste the refined palate of French and European sophistication, and experience cuisine fusion like never before. Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Stuart Johnson has heaped praised on the “innovative” St. Maarten Heineken Regatta organisers for their plans to “deliver the ideal serious sailing fun” at the 39th edition of the regatta come March 2019. Ver mais. Soualiga Newsday is committed to being a source for accurate and balanced news and information. APS acquired Mary’s Fancy Plantation in 2014, aiming to make returns by reinstating its original character. I have been a proud frequent visitor to the island for more than 30 years. Home / 1-News / St. Maarten is back to code orange, Aruba, Bonaire too. The overall theme proposed for the next five […], ST. PETERS — On Saturday, August 29, 2020, thirty-two families received two bags of groceries, bottled water, face masks, and COVID-19 awareness pamphlets compliments of Hyacinth Richardson Educational Awareness Foundation and Secours Populaire Français. These units were procured by the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) through the Dutch funded St. Maarten Trust Fund. Renting a car is a cheap and easy way to get around either St. Martin or St. Maarten. The Fund’s coverage ratio […], POND ISLAND — On Friday, November 20th, 2020, the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson hosted a meeting with Unions representing members within law enforcement to discuss various pressing matters. SXM TALKS is a news distribution platform that brings you the latest local news from the major news outlets on St. Maarten / St. Martin and allows you to take part in (fully anonymous) discussions. Latest from St Maarten, the Dutch Caribbean, West Indies and International News SXM TALKS offers a platform where … Support and join us in the seemingly safest place to be these days: OUTDOORS. Immediately after the record-breaking winds of hurricane […], World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) 2020 kicked off on November 18 and runs through November 24 under the theme: ‘United to preserve antimicrobials’. MP Claudius Buncamper breaks his silence, Give me the opportunity to defend myself. Rappel : la Collectivité a ouvert une ligne de transport scolaire entre Baie Nettlé et Concordia. In the plans, SCDF said that t... PHILIPSBURG:--- The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau, the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), and occupational health experts of Medwork have provided Caribbean Brewing Company with the SafeSeal certificate for activities. Minister Doran, who has been corresponding with the Nature Foundation, said […], By Government of Sint Maarten 7 months ago, In collaboration with the Department of Foreign Relations (DBB), the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport (ECYS), and the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT), a repatriation flight has been arranged with Spirit Airlines for students and residents to return to St. Maarten. The current COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, with devastating health, social, and economic impact. This form of digital incarceration is one where electronic […], PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson, along with her support staff, held a meeting with Point Blanche prison guards in the presence of unions WICSU/PSU and ABVO to discuss a number of urgent matters related to the Prison and House of Detention. We apologize for such, but will continue to improve as time progresses. The one-week period is being observed all around the world and by Collective Prevention Services (CPS) with the intent to increase awareness so all persons can be attentive on the use of […], It’s that time of the year when influenza, better known as the flu, becomes more prevalent, and the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), is advising persons with underlying conditions – at risk – to consult with their physician about getting their annual […], World Diabetes Day, marked every year on November 14 was created in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. Five (5) patients are hospitalized […], PHILIPSBURG — as of October 30th, there were seventeen (17) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however, there was a recovery rate of twenty-three (23) persons; decreasing the active cases to forty-seven (47). Vivienne, affectionately known as Viv or Mama was a long-serving Civil Servant. The number of people recovered since the first case surfaced on St. Maarten has increased to one thousand and seven (1007). Appellate Court in Administrative Cases nullifies yet another rejection from the Minister of Justice. Quick View. News & Advice. With the exception of one case, these court cases are all related to unanswered requests by the officers to be placed in a function that […], ~ SMGH construction continues as normal under new ownership ~ CAY HILL — It is with pleasure that SMMC has taken note of the news emerging from Italy that INSO, the general contractor for the St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH), has been sold to the Fincantieri Group recently. After receiving word that the Unions were in a space of uncertainty regarding various issues, Minister Richardson on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 sent an […], As our students are being welcomed back to their respective school premises today, Monday, November 16th, 2020, the Ministry of Justice is placing certain measures into effect for the overall benefit and protection of the community at large, before, during and after school hours. “Rapid testing is not a panacea. Travelers to St. Maarten are reminded to complete a mandatory health authorization application via the Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) available on www.stmaartenentry.com and upload their negative RT-PCR test within 5 days […], Philipsburg – St. Maarten celebrates her Twenty-first Annual Thanksgiving Day. This includes biased references that are not based on facts, that no measures were taken to protect the inmate population from contracting the COVID-19 virus while incarcerated. An analysis of the audits from the past reveals that on some topics, […], Willemstad/Philipsburg – The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) issued a unique commemorative circulation coin to mark 10 years of structural reforms since October 10, 2010. GREAT BAY – The Progress Committee St. Maarten was in St. Maarten last week for the usual quarterly meetings with the.. Progress Committee back for talks about law enforcement Plasterk: The ball is in St. Maarten… Conformément à son plan d’investissement au bénéfice des services de l’eau à Saint-Martin, l’EEASM va débuter les travaux de réhabilitation de l’Usine de Production d’Eau Potable (UPEP) dès le mois de février 2021, pour une période de quelques mois. It was […], PHILIPSBURG — Today, Monday, November 9, 2020, makes exactly three weeks since schools on St. Maarten began the phased implementation of in person instruction. December 17, 2020 Leave a comment. Caribbean Brewing Company Receives SafeSeal Recognition. APS files permit request to restore and develop Mary’s Fancy. The process began with Exam students and Special Education Students on October 19th, 2020, and continued with the return of vulnerable students as per October 26th, 2020. With over 99 nationalities inhabiting the island, our cuisine is as diverse as our people. Today (January 20, 2021): Review of JetBlue’s Business Class (Mint) Last year, I flew in Business Class onboard a JetBlue Airbus A321 from New York to the Caribbean island of St Maarten. StMaartenNews.com - For News, Views, Reviews and Interviews. Every October, the nation and countries around the world profile breast cancer during ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ where a wealth of information is shared on how to prevent it and promote the importance of early detection, and at the same time recognize the courage of […], That was the theme for World Hypertension Day that was observed over the weekend on Saturday, October 17 under the banner: ‘Measure your blood pressure, control it, live longer!’ Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is the leading risk factor for illness and premature death from cardiovascular disease, according to the Caribbean Public Health […], Willemstad/Philipsburg – The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) hereby warns the public about pyramid-like schemes. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced during a plenary debate about the coronavirus crisis and the latest lock-down measures on … Meetings will resume on February 5, 2021, in the legislative Hall of Parliament.The Parliament of Sint Maarten encourages all residents of St. Maarten to continue to take their own measures to encourage safety and security for all. Soualiga Newsday is an online publication founded in May 2014 to provide news and information to the Sint Maarten community and those who have an affinity with the country. INSCRIPTIONS SCOLAIRES ANNEE SCOLAIRE 2021/2022. The total number of confirmed cases ... PHILIPSBURG:--- The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on, January 25, 2021. Crew member waves with foam hand as ship leaves passengers behind. Riot police fired with tear gas, civilians erected barricades everywhere and set them on fire. Curaçao was already on orange and on Wednesday evening, the three other islands became the same colour code. Sonesta Resorts St Maarten has launched a new rapid-testing program for guests, the company told Caribbean Journal. Americas. St. Maarten Is Still Striving to Recover from Its Worst Hurricane in a Century. Social and Political dialogue on Country Package Missing. CPS Suspends Baby Clinic and Vector Control Services. 1,150 per month to qualifying individuals. Electronic payment is an essential part of our lives and our national payment system is the foundation of a […], ~ Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten announces a new bond issue on behalf of the government of the Country of Sint Maarten ~ Willemstad/Philipsburg – On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, there will be a bond issue on behalf of the country of Sint Maarten, the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) […], Philipsburg – October 9th, 2020. The Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson has observed these serious and what she has deemed as potentially damaging […], PHILIPSBURG – “The pandemic will last for a while longer and the challenge is to find the right balance between health and the economy,” the General Audit Chamber writes in its mini audit The Possibilities of Rapid Testing on St. Maarten. St Maarten News Network, St Maarten's original online news source. 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