Philipsburg – On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs attended a high-level meeting together with Préfet Délégué for Saint Martin and St. Barths Serge Gouteyron and his support staff.
Joining Prime Minister Jacobs were Head of the Department of Interior and Kingdom Affairs Angelique Gumbs, Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs Patrice Gumbs, and support staff. During this meeting, the synchronization of Dutch and French St. Martin’s current health protocols and vaccination strategy, travel restrictions, and the Platform for the realization of the proposed St. Martin United Congress were discussed.
Prime Minister Jacobs gave an update concerning the changes to Dutch St. Maarten’s travel restrictions, while those on French Saint Martin have remained the same. She also took the opportunity to inform Préfet Gouteyron of the opening of the COVID-19 Testing Center located at the Princess Juliana International Airport.