NEWS

  • 11/04/2021 - 14:10

    Basement floor SMGH second pour The second pour of the basement floor for the new St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH): 70 truckloads, 500 m3 of concrete, and 10 hours of hard work in the night of November 3-4. One step closer to the actualization of Sint Maarten's new state-of-the-art hospital!  

  • 11/02/2021 - 16:33

    CSOs can apply for R4CR grant until November 5 Are you a Civil Society Organization seeking to actively empower Sint Maarten? You can still apply for a grant through Resources 4 Community Resilience - the SXM Trust Fund program providing grants to powerful local initiatives. Thousands of dollars have already been made available for organizations such as the Helping Hands Foundation, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, and the Nanny Nurssy Niki Gumbs Foundation. 

  • 10/22/2021 - 14:19

    St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH) - Construction Update - Sept 2021 The first section of the basement floor of the new, state-of-the-art hospital was poured and the hospital is working hard towards the transition to the new building. The fundaments of what is to become the regional leader in high-quality healthcare are there! 

  • 10/20/2021 - 17:13

    Groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of the main works of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project The main works of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project have now officially started, marked by an optimistic groundbreaking ceremony at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) on Monday, October 18, 2021.

  • 09/21/2021 - 14:21

    Statement on behalf of the Sint Maarten Steering Committee Re: Article on social housing published in the Daily Herald of September 20,2021

  • 09/06/2021 - 16:10

    Highlights SXM Trust Fund Activities in Q1-2 2021 published Another 375 home repairs were finalized, adding up to a total of 557;   11 major shelters ready for hurricane season, providing protection for up to 900 people;  More than half of the targeted shipwrecks (63 of 109) removed from Simpson Bay Lagoon; <

  • 08/30/2021 - 13:40

    PJIAE N.V. and Ballast Nedam International Projects B.V. conducts official signing to signify the start of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project St. Maarten (August 24, 2021) – On Tuesday August 24, 2021, an official signing with the General Contractor of the Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project, the Ballast Nedam International Projects B.V. (BNIP), was held at the former Check-In Hall at the Princess Juliana International Airport.

  • 07/15/2021 - 21:34

    World Bank Country Director Lilia Burunciuc Visits Sint Maarten in her First Official Mission PHILIPSBURG, July 15, 2021 – The new World Bank Country Director for the Caribbean, Lilia Burunciuc, has concluded a four day visit to Sint Maarten. This was her first visit to the region since her appointment on July 1, 2021, Ms. Burunciuc met Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Sint Maarten’s Council of Ministers, the National Recovery Program Bureau, and other partners.

  • 07/15/2021 - 13:21

    NEWS RELEASE: Steering Committee Meeting - Sint Maarten Trust Fund for Reconstruction, Recovery and Resilience July 14, 2021 - Philipsburg

  • 06/16/2021 - 15:56

    Repairs completed at Sister Regina Primary PHILIPSBURG--With the necessary operational repairs now complete, Sr. Regina Primary School pupils are now expected to finish off the 2020/2021 school year in refurbished buildings that are safer, watertight, and more hurricane-resilient.    The works at Sr. Regina were part of the school repair activities under Emergency Recovery Project I of the St Maarten Trust Fund, which is funded by the government of the Netherlands, managed by the World Bank and implemented by the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB).