Businesses to close at 2pm | THE DAILY HERALD

PHILIPSBURG—Prime Minister of St. Maarten Silveria Jacobs in a 9:00am address announced that all persons except for emergency services are advised to be off the streets at 6:00pm due to the passing of Tropical Storm Fiona.

Government offices and most businesses are to close at 2:00pm, but essential services may stay open until 5:00pm. These include supermarkets and groceries, hardware stores, gas stations, restaurants and pharmacies.


Source: The Daily Herald


  1. Government civil servants are otherwise also asleep, or at least not willing to listen to those who have to pay their salaries. So no difference.