Saba adopts new entry policy per May 1

~Reduced quarantine time, increased connectivity~ SABA–Per May 1, Saba’s entry policy will change, whereby the mandatory 10-day quarantine measure will be lifted and the connectivity to the island will be…

Man arrested for ill-treating his partner

An official complaint was made by a female victim against her boyfriend with the initials J.D. after an argument. After a short investigation the officers became aware that the suspect…

Community assistance in a criminal case.

In a press release issued by the Sint Maarten Police Force KPSM and Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, it was stated that a woman with initials J.D.W and…

Ministries TEATT, VSA meet with Business Sector Reps to Ramp Up Vaccination Campaign for Quicker Economic Recovery

As part of the country’s economic recovery efforts, representatives of the Ministries of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) and the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and…

Law Enforcement Council: Juvenile and adult probation mostly in order

~Prevention juvenile crime and education at youth institution require attention~ PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten—The Law Enforcement Council (hereafter: the Council) is positive about the follow-up of the recommendations with regard to…

Minister of Justice opens dialogue with District Community Councils on identifying safety and security concerns within the communities.

In an effort to facilitate and empower all districts on the island, the Minister of Justice, Ms. Anna E. Richardson, has opened discussions with the various Community Council representatives to…

Construction new KNMI monitoring station well on its way

Works to construct a new monitoring station of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) on the northern coast of Saba are progressing steadily. A team of Dutch military personnel, stationed…

15,000+ COVID-19 Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccines Arrive. Public Health Authorities Urge Community to Register for a Vaccine

On Friday, April 9th, 13 boxes containing 15,210 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the country on a KLM flight from the Netherlands. This amount can vaccinate 7,605…

CPS & the VMT warn for a real possibility of a third wave of infections of the more contagious British Covid-19 variant and urges everyone to register for the vaccine

Even though the current numbers of active cases are now relatively low on St. Maarten, CPS has concluded, based on genotyping results, that the British variant of Covid-19 is now…

Only victim’s compensation can be paid at Prosecutor’s Office

The Prosecutor’s Office OM SXM is only accepting victim’s compensation payments for the time being at its office at Emmaplein, Philipsburg. All other claims and fines may be paid at…