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Additional financial support comes with broad conditions

The Dutch Caribbean countries have barely complied in the past with agreements to realise balanced and timely budgets, to improve financial management and invest in good government. For this reason, the Kingdom government will set extensive conditions for additional financial assistance. State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond …

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State of emergency proposed to be extended by three weeks

The state of emergency St. Maarten is currently under to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is proposed to be extended by another three weeks. Prime Minister and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Chairperson Silveria Jacobs said the national decree to extend the state of emergency is still …

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Two more COVID-19 cases on French side

Two more COVID-19 cases were reported for St. Martin by regional health authority ARS on Friday, but at the same time there were two recoveries. The two latest cases are isolated at home. The number of active cases is 13 [and – Ed.] has therefore not changed; eight at home …

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AMI medical team assists Dutch Side in its COVID-19 response

AMI Project Manager Ashley Bryan and SMMC Medical Director Dr. Felix Holiday inside the ICU Hospitainer. A team consisting of thirty healthcare professionals from Aspen Medical International (AMI), a global provider of innovative healthcare solutions, has been in St. Maarten since April 8 assisting St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) in …

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Statia takes measures to protect civil servants

To continue providing service to the com­munity the public entity St. Eustatius has introduced in­ternal measures to safeguard its workers during the current coronavirus COVID-19 global pandemic, while at the same time allowing vital functions to continue providing service. Measures were taken in con­nection with the decisions to close schools …

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EZ Air brings medical supplies to Statia, Saba and St. Maarten

An EZ Air aircraft touched down at F.D. Roo­sevelt Airport in St. Eustatius on Wednesday with much-needed supplies for St. Eustatius, Saba and St. Maarten in the islands’ fight against coronavirus COVID-19. With the airspace ban extended, only medical aircraft and cargo flights are arriving and departing St. Eustatius. A …

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