Qredits and NRPB representatives posing for a group photo on July 20.
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Trust Fund’s Enterprise Support Project (ESP) was given a virtual launch on Tuesday, with project partners coming together via online teleconferencing platform Zoom to celebrate its long-awaited inauguration.
PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI and Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Doran has taken over the responsibilities of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, who is travelling abroad today, Tuesday, for “family-related matters.”
MARIGOT—Regional health authority ARS confirmed on Tuesday a COVID-19 patient evacuated to the Guadeloupe hospital on Friday evening died on Sunday. The deceased is a 62-year-old man who was also suffering from other underlying health conditions.
Architect’s rendering of what the future Marriott Lagoon Resort and Spa in Baie Nettle will look like. Photo courtesy of Harmony Promotion.
MARIGOT--Harmony Promotion and Marriott International, together with a consortium of investors, have announced the creation of a five-star hotel in Baie Nettle, St. Martin, scheduled to open in 2023.
PHILIPSBURG--Many tourists have complained about St. Maarten’s unclear travel and health requirements since the country reopened to the United States (US) on August 1. US tourists have reported that they have been subjected to coronavirus tests on arrival at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA). This has baffled and angered arriving guests who took polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests within the 72-hour window stipulated by government, only to be told that these tests were not accepted.