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St. Maarten: New COVID-19 positive case brings total to 78

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour VSA Richard Panneflek has announced that as of Wednesday, July 1 the total number of COVID-19 cases on St. Maarten is now 78. According to a press release on Friday, on Wednesday an individual was admitted to the St. Maarten Medical …

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Meeting to revive Saba Business Association: July 7th

To all business owners of Saba, The last months have once again reminded us of the importance of our community. We realize that by standing together we are strong enough to face collective challenges. In the past, we’ve come together as a business community to address some of these collective …

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Flight ban extended, some exemptions

The air space of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba will remain closed until August 1. Exemp­tions are now in place for the Nether­lands, Germany, France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhui­zen.  Wijbenga and Minister of Public Health, Wellbeing and Sport Hugo de Jonge informed …

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Winair returns to commercial flights

Windward Islands Airways International Winair has resumed flying to some of its destinations on a limited basis, starting today, Thursday. The airline’s commercial flights have been grounded since late March due to the COVID-19 crisis and related travel restrictions. Starting today, the airline will have four direct flights per week …

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St. Maarten airport remains closed for US flights for 2 weeks

The Council of Ministers of St. Maarten decided Tuesday, June 30, to postpone all commercial flights to and from the United States (US) for the next two weeks. Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever said on Tuesday afternoon that the government made this decision …

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Keep Saba Clean campaign will kick off on Friday, July 3

The Executive Council has extended an invitation to all citizens, businesses and organisa­tions to participate in the Keep Saba Clean island-wide clean-up, which will take place July 3-25. The public entity Saba or­ganises a Keep Saba Clean campaign every year, not only in the preparation for the hurricane season, but …

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