STATIA INCREASES SURVEILLANCE FOR SIGNS OF MONKEYPOX

~The Public Health Department stresses the risk to the public is low but urges everyone, including people who have travelled to affected countries, to be vigilant ~ The Public Health Department in Statia…

Youth Health Care Kicks Off its 5 th Annual Breastfeeding Photo Contest

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) Youth Health Care from the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), this week kicks off its 5 th Annual Breastfeeding Photo…

Open invitation to TelEm Group “FUN Raiser” event Sunday

Host of activities planned by Personnel Association to raise funds for three worthy causes The Personnel Association flyer inviting TelEm Group staff to take part in Sunday’s Family friendly Day…

Sint Maarten to Host Third Ministerial Forum on School Safety in the Caribbean

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) will be hosting the Third Caribbean Safe School Initiative (CSSI) Ministerial Forum from June 28 – 30, 2022.This event was originally…

APAP: “Progressive meeting with Minister VSA on Mental Health issues”

St. Maarten, just like the rest of the world is currently facing a mental healthcare crisis, while already burdened with the community wide impact of the aftermath of hurricane Irma…

Support for parents affected by childcare benefit affair in the Caribbean Netherlands gets underway

As of Monday the 16 th of May, support for affected parents in the Caribbean Netherlands got underway. Maaike Umbelino-van Sleen from the Belastingdienst Caribisch Nederland (BCN) coordinates and organizes…

CARPHA Continues to Focus on Results Based Management to Achieve Results for the CARICOM Region

On June 15th and 17th, employees of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) participated in a training workshop aimed at increasing the Agency’s capacity to deliver results and to be…

Wire Bending Exhibition

The Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO is organizing a ‘Wire Bending Exhibition’ on June 23, 2022. We are inviting schools and the public to visit the exhibition, which will be held at the Philipsburg…

CHANGE OF LEADERSHIP AT THE CARIBBEAN BROADCASTING UNION New President is Dr. Claire Grant

At its meeting of June 2022, the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) officially noted the recent change of leadership of the organization. Dr. Claire Grant, General…

STATIA TAKES ‘GIANT STEP’ TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION

The tiny Caribbean island of  St. Eustatius – known affectionately as Statia –  has taken one giant step towards environmental preservation with a commitment to develop critical environmental protection rules.…