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St. Maarten airport to reopen on Emancipation Day

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever announced in a press release on Friday night that Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) will be open to travellers from Europe and North America as of July 1, which is Emancipation Day. “The community is encouraged to continue …

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Additional relief package Saba

The Public Entity Saba has decided to put in place additional support measures to contribute in the costs of the local private sector, to continue assisting vulnerable groups in the community, and to look at a one-time contribution for apartment owners losing rent. The Executive Council has approved the local …

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No decision yet on reopening of PJIA and Port St. Maarten

Government has yet to decide when the country’s external borders will be reopened to visitors and on the protocols that will be put in place for doing so, said Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever during the live virtual Council of Ministers press briefing …

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Coffee machines purchase for Saba, St. Eustatius criticised

Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) is questioning the tendering process to purchase hot drink and snack machines for the National Government Department Caribbean Netherlands RCN in St. Eustatius and Saba. Baffled by the advertisement in the local media …

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St. Maarten: State of emergency lifted, Phase 4 reopening in effect

St. Maarten enters the fourth and final phase of its internal de-escalation measures as of today, Monday, June 15, when all remaining businesses are allowed to reopen. Both Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Minister Ludmila de Weever and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs confirmed on Sunday that the 11:00pm …

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Sint Maarten has zero active COVID-19 cases

After an uphill battle to mitigate the spread of the highly infectious coronavirus COVID-19, Dutch St. Maarten currently has zero active cases, as no new cases have been recorded and the last case on record is now cured. Two patients were admitted to the facilities at St. Maarten Medical Center …

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One new COVID-19 case reported on French side

Regional health authority ARS reported that one new COVID-19 case was identified from a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test on Friday, and the patient is isolating at home. Active cases remain at one as the previous case has recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 36. Since the pandemic reached St. …

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