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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Sint Maarten public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of January 2019, and covering calendar year 2020 Sint Maarten public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Sint Maarten public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jan
  • 26
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  • Sint Maarten 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has released the official annual list of non-working public holidays in Sint Maarten for the calendar years 2020, based on the "National Ordinance regulating Work, Working Hours and Overtime” (Arbeidsregeling).
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Sint Maarten 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has released the official annual list of non-working public holidays in Sint Maarten for the calendar years 2019, based on the "National Ordinance regulating Work, Working Hours and Overtime” (Arbeidsregeling).
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2018

  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Sint Maarten November 2018 Public Holidays Clarified

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, Leona Romeo Marlin, has issued a clarification as to the possible declaration of Monday, November 12, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Sint Maarten, due to Sint Maarten Day, on November 11, falling on a Sunday in 2018.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Sint Maarten 2017 and 2018 Public Holidays Clarified

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has issued a document clarifying the day in lieu rules referred to in its recently-released list of the official non-working public holidays in Sint Maarten for the upcoming calendar years 2017 and 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Sint Maarten 2017 and 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has released the official annual list of non-working public holidays in Sint Maarten for the upcoming calendar years 2017 and 2018, based on the "National Ordinance regulating Work, Working Hours and Overtime” (Arbeidsregeling).
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  • Apr
  • 28
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  • Sint Maarten Public Holiday May 3

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Government of Sint Maarten has announced that, following a meeting of the Council of Ministers, it had decided to change the date of the upcoming annual Carnival Day non-working public holiday of Sint Maarten from April 30 to Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
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  • Mar
  • 23
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  • Sint Maarten Public Holiday March 25

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - Sint Maarten's Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (Ministry TEATT), has officially declared Friday, March 25, 2016, as a non-working public holiday in Sint Maarten on account of the upcoming Good Friday annual non-working public holiday in Sint Maarten.
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2015

  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Sint Maarten 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has released the official annual list of non-working public holidays in Sint Maarten for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Sint Maarten Adds Constitution Day Public Holiday

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Government of Sint Maarten has announced that, the long-discussed, October 10, new annual non-working public holiday in Sint Maarten would come into effect as of this year (this month, to be more precise) and that "Constitution Day will be celebrated as a Public Holiday on October 12th 2015".
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2014

  • Oct
  • 24
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  • Sint Maarten 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has released the official annual list of non-working public holidays in Sint Maarten for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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2013

  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Sint Maarten 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has released the official annual list of non-working public holidays in Sint Maarten for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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  • Feb
  • 8
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  • Sint Maarten 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has released the official list of the Sint Maarten non-working public holidays dates for 2013.
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2012

  • Oct
  • 4
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  • Sint Maarten October 10 Public Holiday Ruled-Out Again

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - Sint Maarten's Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs, Silveria Jacobs, has confirmed that the upcoming, October 10, Constitution Day is not a non-working public holiday in Sint Maarten.
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  • Jun
  • 29
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  • Sint Maarten Public Holiday July 2

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - Sint Maarten's Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs, Silveria Jacobs, has officially declared Monday, July 2, 2012, as a one-off non-working public holiday in conjunction with the recently-voted, July 1st, annual Emancipation Day non-working public holiday.
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  • Jun
  • 6
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  • Sint Maarten July 1 Public Holiday Officialized

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Parliament of Sint Maarten has finally, and unanimously, approved legislation to declare July 1st a new annual non-working public holiday in Sint Maarten, to commemorate Emancipation Day.
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  • Jun
  • 1
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  • Sint Maarten July 1 Public Holiday Announced

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - Following parliamentary delays in the approval of a bill to make July 1st an annual non-working public holiday in Sint Maarten, the government of Sint Maarten has signed an ordinance to make July 1, 2012 an official non-working public holiday to mark Emancipation Day.
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  • May
  • 11
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  • Sint Maarten July 1 Public Holiday Update

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - Sint Maarten's Parliamentary Central Committee has approved a draft ordinance recently presented by Education and Culture Minister, Rhoda Arrindell, and which would finally make July 1st a new annual national non-working public holiday, beginning in 2012.
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  • Mar
  • 19
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  • Sint Maarten July 1st New Public Holiday On Track

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - Following a tripartite meeting with the Sint Maarten Minister of Labour, the Windward Island Chamber of Labour Unions (WICLU) 1st Vice-President, Claire Elsot. has announced that it seems that July 1st, 2012, will finally become a full national non-working public holiday beginning in 2012.
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  • Mar
  • 1
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  • Sint Maarten Announces 2012 Public Holidays

    Government of Sint Maarten (Great Bay) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has signed off on a list of the Sint Maarten public holidays dates for 2012.
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2011

  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Sint Maarten October 10 Public Holiday Update

    The Daily Herald (Philipsburg) - The leader of the National Alliance (NA) group in Sint Maarten's Parliament, William Marlin, has renewed calls for October 10 to also be declared an annual non-working public holiday in Sint Maarten.
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  • Sep
  • 30
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  • Sint Maarten October 10 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    The Daily Herald (Philipsburg) - The Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, Sarah Wescot-Williams, has announced that there were no plans for Sint Maarten to also declare October 10 as a non-working public holiday.
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  • Jun
  • 29
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  • Sint Maarten Declares July 1st Public Sector Holiday

    The Daily Herald (Philipsburg) - The Sint Maarten Council of Ministers has finally decided to declare a one-off public sector holiday and give all government workers the day off on Friday, July 1, 2011, on account of the upcoming Emancipation Day.
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  • Jun
  • 18
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  • Sint Maarten July 1st Public Holiday Update

    The Daily Herald (Philipsburg) - Sint Maarten Education Minister, Rhoda Arrindell, has announced that, despite a smooth sailing through the legislative process, the draft law making July 1st a new annual public holiday, is "unlikely to go into effect this year".
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Sint Maarten July 1st Public Holiday Likely This Year

    The Daily Herald (Philipsburg) - Sint Maarten Education and Culture Minister, Rhoda Arrindell, has announced that the draft law to make Emancipation Day, on July 1, into a new annual public holiday is expected to be sent to Parliament soon.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • Sint Maarten Advances July 1st Public Holiday

    The Daily Herald (Philipsburg) - The Sint Maarten Council of Ministers signed off on a draft law to make Emancipation Day, on July 1, a new annual public holiday in Sint Maarten.
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  • Mar
  • 10
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  • Sint Maarten Announces 2011 Public Holidays

    The Daily Herald (Philipsburg) - The Sint Maarten Labour Department has signed off on a list of the Sint Maarten public holidays dates for 2011.
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Sint Maarten Jouvert Public Holiday Uncertainty

    Today Newspaper (St. Maarten) - St. Maarten's Culture Minister, Rhoda Arrindell, has announced that no decision had been taken concerning the possible declaration of Friday, April 29, 2011, as a public holiday to facilitate the Jouvert morning.
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See also: Sint Maarten bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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