Dr. Richardson presents book for Mother Tongue Language Day

~ More and more English is now being used  in court to support language rights ~ Great Bay, Sint Maarten – On Monday, February 19, Dr. Linda Richardson officially presented her book “Trilingual Terminology in Criminal Proceedings” to the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, Honourable Silveria Jacobs. This book is a reference tool, ideal for those More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, December 1st, 2023

Artist Deborah Jack creates a map of St. Maarten’s memory

PHILIPSBURG — Artist Deborah Jack took some time out of her busy schedule to speak with StMaartenNews.com about the Open Society Foundations 2023 Soros Arts Fellowship: Art, Land and Public Memory, that came More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

Deborah Jack recipient of Soros Arts Fellowship

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten-born artist Deborah Jack is one of eighteen recipients of a 2023 Soros Arts Fellowship from the New York-based Open Society Foundations that comes with a grant of $100,000. Jack More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 29th, 2023

Wycliffe Smith installed as Chief in Ghana

GHANA/ST. MAARTEN — On October 14, 2023, in a momentous display of cultural and spiritual significance, former Pastor and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of Sint Maarten, Wycliffe Smith, was More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, July 6th, 2023

One SXM dissatisfied with king’s slavery-apology

PHILIPSBURG – The One SXM Association is not satisfied with the apologies King Willem-Alexander offered on July 1 during the commemoration of the end of slavery 160 years ago, in 1863. The association More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, June 29th, 2023

State Secretary Van Huffelen to St. Maarten on Emancipation Day

PHILIPSBURG – State Secretary Alexandra van Huffelen (Kingdom Relations) will attend the ceremonies during Emancipation Day on July 1 in St. Maarten. This appears from a letter she wrote to the parliament’s More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, May 24th, 2023

Wathey’s statue-rock symbolizes the unity of the island’s people

PHILIPSBURG – The fate of Dr. AC. Wathey’s statue has caught the attention of M Sarah Wescot-Williams, a member of parliament for the United Democrats and the leader of the resurrected Democratic Party. Wescot-Williams More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 13th, 2023

Concerns about the future of Claude Wathey’s statue

PHILIPSBURG — The old Government Administration Building will finally be demolished by a company called Limitless Infrastructure at a cost of approximately 660,000 guilders ($368,715). A ceremony to “celebrate” More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

Former Minister Rhoda Arrindell is looking forward to independence-referendum

PHILIPSBURG — “What I do know is that there are no direct benefits for St. Maarten to remain within the kingdom,” Dr. Rhoda Arrindell told StMaartenNews.com. She emphasized that the debate about independence More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

Jumbie in the Kadaster

By Terrance Rey Originally published in Dutch on DossierKoninkrijksrelaties.nl as "Jumbie in het Kadaster" To access the English version here, you need to buy at least a Cusha Column, Yearly or Insider subscription More...