A member of the CPS Vaccination Team inoculating a person who had registered for their COVID-19 vaccine.
~ Seniors, persons with underlying conditions eligible ~
PHILIPSBURG--Due to the fact that an unexpected number of people did not show up for their appointment, and the number of persons sixty years and older who registered for the vaccine is growing more slowly than expected, more vials with the COVID-19 vaccine were defrosted at the start of this week than can be used for eligible seniors who have registered.
The ground-breaking ceremony for the Dutch Quarter sewage project on October 24, 2018. (File photo)
PHILIPSBURG--Country St. Maarten will have to pay Netherlands-based construction company Van Boekel Bouw and Infra BV 370,926 euros and 3.346 euros, with monthly interest payments of 3.5 per cent, plus the legal costs of summary proceedings, which were estimated at NAf. 11,797, also with legal interest. The Court of First Instance decided this in an injunction filed by the contractor against the government of St. Maarten for non-payment of invoices for the Dutch Quarter sewerage project.
Justice Minister Anna Richardson in Parliament on Wednesday.
~ To do away with paper permits, issue cards instead ~
PHILIPSBURG--Submitting applications from bankrupt and non-operational companies, providing falsified tax forms and presenting job letters from inoperative companies and companies where the applicant never worked, were among a range of unlawful and fraudulent actions from residence permit applicants that were encountered by the Immigration and Border Protection’s Compliance Team last year during a three-month pilot run of the team.
MP Rolando Brison.
PHILIPSBURG--On Tuesday, independent Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel issued a public call on Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs and Governor Eugene Holiday to update the public on what is happening with the swearing-in of United People’s (UP) party MP Rolando Brison as minister.
A US Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III landing at PJIA on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Mark Martelly.
AIRPORT--Plane spotters on Maho Beach had a special treat on Sunday afternoon, as a United States (US) Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft made an unscheduled refuelling stop at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA).