Ten Territorial Police officers received their braids on promotion to Brigadier during the ceremony. President Gibbs and Police Chief Jacqueline Rodriguez (right) assisted with pinning the braids on the officers’ shoulders. (Robert Luckock photo)
MARIGOT--Three Gendarmes and a civilian were honoured with citations for exceptional acts of bravery and dedication at the Bastille Day wreath-laying ceremony held in the garden of Hotel de la Collectivité on Tuesday.
PHILIPSBURG--Changes to the travel requirements and associated health protocols will be announced soon and will be published on government’s official web pages next week, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever said on Tuesday as the featured guest on the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s online series “Plain Speaking”.
Air Caraïbes at L’Esperance Airport in Grand Case.
MARIGOT--The French Overseas Ministry under new Minister Sébastien Lecornu has announced new COVID-19 provisions that specify terms and conditions for travel between France and its overseas territories.
PHILIPSBURG--Broad structural reforms are key to enhance St. Maarten’s and Curaçao’s potential economic growth, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a report on June 16.
Transferring the sewage treatment plant on A.Th. Illidge Road (seen in photo) to GEBE was one of the reform proposals government listed in a document submitted to the Dutch government in mid-June.
PHILIPSBURG--Government compiled a list of “existing plans and ongoing efforts” in a structural reform initiative submitted to the Dutch government in mid-June. Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops released the document following the Kingdom Council of Ministers meeting last Friday.