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9 confirmed COVID-19 cases today Dutch SXM

As of January 31st, there were nine (9) persons who tested positive for COVID-19. There was a recovery rate of zero (0) cases. The total active cases is now one hundred and sixty seven (167). The total number of confirmed cases is one thousand eight hundred and sixty two (1862).

Cabinet will release another 15 million for emergency relief islands

THE HAGUE (ANP) – The cabinet is making an additional 14.9 million euros available for humanitarian emergency aid to Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten. The three islands are still in dire straits due to the corona crisis. The money can be used to provide emergency relief until at least April.

Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten are heavily dependent on tourism, a s


TORONTO – The major Canadian airlines immediately discontinued their flights to the Netherlands Antilles and other sun destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico. Prime Minister Trudeau’s government has therefore asked to prevent Canadians from still going on vacation and causing corona mutations.
These are Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing and Air Transat. They will perform

Pt 2: Holland Wants Us To Do As They Say, Not As They Do. TRY Leading By EXAMPLE!

St Maarten and the other Dutch islands are experiencing cognitive dissonance in their relationship with the Netherlands. Holland wants to know why we the people, the voters don’t heed their advice. Why we continue to elect the same criminal, incompetent trash, over and over again. Well…. first things first……..  YOU LEAD BY EXAMPLE! The Tweede Kamer is gaslighting The Antilles, when they preach one thing, as we WATCH them continue to do the opposite of what they preach. Holland sends people convicted of ethical violations like

Pt 1: As Long As Holland Continues To Move Its Dirty Prosecutors And Judges Around The Dutch Caribbean Like The Catholic Church Moves Pedophile Priests. The Corruption WILL Continue

This is not hearsay or rumours. Bas Roorda was my liaison  with the Tweede Kamer. Imagine my shock when Parliamentarians Andre Bosman and Ronald Van Raak invited me to the Tweede Kamer to discuss corruption in the Dutch Antilles, they tell me my liaison would be the guy kicked put of Dutch government for ethical failures. I certainly saw the irony, but I was trapped in literal hell, so I had to play along even when things weren’t m

Wait Til I Actually Start Talking. THEN you can say, I ‘Bad Talk’ You. This Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

I love how my house material was STOLEN before anyone even got to my home to do repairs, ALL United Nations funding was pocketed and spent before you even started the job. I love coming home from major surgery, to a destroyed house, then being victimized, then revictimized by my very own people. I love how I was left with an unfinished, about to collapse roof for 2 years. No windows nor doors, open to any type of assault, considering I live on Main Street, considering more than one pers

Organiser Of Covid19 Super Spreader Birthday Event Where Several Were Infected Is Temporarily Released

Kralendijk: The suspect who organized a birthday party during the holidays where several people presumably were infected with COVID-19 has been temporarily released. This has been announced by the Public Prosecution Service. The man remains suspected that he intentionally endangered the partygoers by organizing this party. The criminal investigation into the events at the party is still in full swing. According to the OM, there is still a lot of talk about this on the island. With this investigation, the Public Prosecution wants to emphasize that no one

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs meets Préfet Délégué Serge Gouteyron to discuss synchronizing measures to safeguard public health

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs, Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever, and a delegation including the Ministry of VSA, attended a cooperation meeting held by Préfet Délégué for St. Martin and St. Barths Serge Gouteyron together with Secretary-General Julien Marie and Regional Health Agency (ARS) Territorial Director Paul Guibert to discuss measures each are t

Boats from Sint Maarten and Anguilla re-authorized to anchor in the waters of Saint-Martin

Pleasure boats from Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Sint Maarten and Anguilla are allowed to moor or drop anchor again. Only people with compelling reasons and a negative PCR test of less than 72 hours are allowed to disembark. They must also complete a statement under oath. Residents of Saint-Martin, St. Maarten and Anguilla are exempt from PCR testing if the layover is less than three days.

Almost half a billion guilders for the Caribbean Reform Entity COHO Sint Maarten, Aruba, Curacao

Almost half a billion guilders for the Caribbean Reform Entity COHO Until 2026, the Netherlands will invest 457 million euros through the Caribbean reform entity COHO in Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten. This is stated in an overview of the Ministry of Finance that was sent to the Lower House today. This year it will be 73 million euros, next year it will be 90 million euros. After that, EUR 294 million has been reserved up to 2026. This concerns the financing of the structural parts of the investment package fo

Attorney General: Not Enough Evidence To Charge Claudius Toontje Buncamper

The Attorney General with the Supreme Court advices in the cassation filed by Buncamper that there is, briefly put, no evidence that Sen. Buncamper had any involvement with an illegal tax filing. Thus no evidence of culpability for the only one (1) charge, of the eight (8) charges filed against him by the Public Prosecutor’s Office. The Charge for which he was convicted

U.S. Consular Officer to Hold Appointments in Sint Maarten on February 2, 2021

The U.S. Consulate General Curaçao is pleased to announce that a Consular Officer will visit Sint Maarten on February 2, 2021. Appointments will be held at Government Building at Soualiga Road#1. Conference room #1 on the ground floor from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm. The officer will provide U.S. Citizens Services and accept applications for U.S. passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA), and Notarial Services. Unfortunately, we are not able to discuss visa cases during these outreach trips.


Please check our webpage at or for fees, application forms, and other detailed information on passport applications and consular reports of birth abroad.  You must make an appointment to meet with the Consular Officer.  To schedule an appointment, email and state the type of service you are requesting.

St Maarten Carnival 2021 AND The Heineken 2021 CANCELLED!

St Maarten Carnival 2021 AND The Heineken 2021 CANCELLED! Philipsburg – In its meeting of January 26, 2021, the Council of Ministers decided to cancel the planning and execution of both Carnival and Heineken Regatta for 2021 in the interest of the general health of the citizens of Sint Maarten. This decision comes after consultations with various relevant stakeholders, including health care professionals and law enforcement on the presented reduced activities planned for Carnival 2021 and the Heineken Regatta and considering the impact that the events would have on the population. The Sint Maarten Carnival Development F

Maximum wages for top earners Sint Maarten (semi-) public entities, Minister Ardwell Irion of Finance reported to the States on Monday.

Maximum wages for top earners Sint Maarten (semi-) public entities, Minister Ardwell Irion of Finance reported to the States on Monday. According to The Daily Herald, the bill was the only item on the agenda of the meeting of the Central Committee of Parliament, which was scheduled to discuss a total of four bills. Three of the draft National Ordinances related to austerity measures that the N

To Vaccinate or Not Vaccinate New Video Dick Luttekes St Maarten’s Top Pharmacist, Locals, Doctor Opine: The Dutch St Maarten Covid19 Vaccination roll out (English/Dutch)

This video just uploaded by NPR. It concerns St Maarten vaccination roll out. They interviewed Dick Luttekes. He runs the Philipsburg Pharmacy in front of the Jubilee Library, I’m not sure if that’s the head or the foot of Town. Dick is very knowledgeable about this stuff, so that’s how you would reach him or his staff. Phone 721 542 3001

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