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St. Maarten: COVID-19 cases now 49

Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour VSA Richard Panneflek an­nounced that St. Maarten now has 49 active cases of persons who have contract­ed COVID-19 as of July 30. The new total of confirmed cases now stands at 128. Of the active cases, Collective Prevention Services (CPS) is monitoring …

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No US tourists allowed in St. Martin as of August 1

The Préfecture confirmed on Thursday that no US tourists will be allowed to cross the border into French St. Martin as of August 1 until further notice. Préfète Délguée Sylvie Feucher had previously warned that due to the very high volume of COVID-19 cases in the USA she would close …

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St. Maarten: Reopening to US still on for Aug. 1

Minister of ‘Iburism, Economic Affairs, ‘fransport and Telecommunication (TEAM Ludmila de Weever said during the live vir­tual Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday morning that the country’s reopening to the United States (US) is still planned for this Saturday, August 1. However, US flights into Prin­cess Juliana International Air­port (PJIA) …

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St. Maarten: Number of active cases now totals 47

St. Maarten has confirmed two additional cases of CO­VID-19 as of July 29. The new total of confirmed cas­es now stands at 126. “Of the active cases, the Collective Prevention Ser­vices (CPS) are monitoring 46 people in home isola­tion,” stated Minister of Public Health Social Devel­opment and Labour VSA Richard …

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Saba and Statia under tropical storm warning

Saba and St. Eustatius were both placed under a tropical storm warning on Tuesday as potential storm number nine was approaching the Windward Islands. Island Governor of Saba Jonathan Johnson said in a public announcement on Tuesday that high gusts, rough seas and heavy rainfall were expected. “As there is …

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St. Maarten confirms six new cases of COVID-19

In the past 36 hours, St. Maarten has confirmed six new cases of persons who have tested positive for the COVID-19. The new total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in St. Maarten now stands at 121. While St. Maarten braces for its first test of severe weather conditions for the 2020 …

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July 28, 2020: Tropical Storm # 9 warning

Tropical Storm #9 approaching. Update from Island Governor Johanthan Johnson.   NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM EDT Tue Jul 28 2020 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, located several hundred miles …

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Juvenile criminal law in force in the Caribbean Netherlands

Juvenile criminal law is applicable in the Caribbean Netherlands as of August 1st, 2020. The pedagogical approach is characteristic of juvenile criminal law. This means that punishments and measures for young people aged 12 to 18 are aimed at having a positive impact on behaviour, re-education and preventing recidivism. With …

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