Dutch & French Departments of Culture Hold Historic Meeting

Culture Hold Historic Meeting

Marigot — The Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) on Sint Maarten and the Department of Culture within the Overseas Collectivité of St. Martin held a historic meeting on July 10, 2018. Department Heads of Culture, Ms. Clara Reyes (Dutch) and Ms. Minerva Noel (French) came to together on this More...

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Governor Eugene Holiday
By Desk Editor On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Governor E.B. Holiday addressed Emancipation Day

The Emancipation Journey, Remembering A Stance for Liberty and Respect”. by His Excellency Governor E.B. Holiday Delivered on the Occasion of the Observance of the 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day My More...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin attends the 6th Annual Emancipation Day Celebration with the theme “the water remembers”

PHILIPSBURG — With the theme “the water remembers”, the 6th annual Emancipation Day Celebration was held at the Captain Hodge Wharf in Philipsburg. It has been 155 years since the Emancipation Proclamation More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Jeremiah David Awarded First Neville York Talent Scholarship

Philipsburg – The Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) is pleased to announce that young St. Maarten performing artist Jeremiah David has been awarded with the More...

St. Maarten Government Flag
By Desk Editor On Monday, June 25th, 2018

Minister Wuite extends thank you as she ends her term as Minister ECYS

PHILIPSBURG — My fellow Sint Maarteners, My tenure as Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in the Interim Romeo-Marlin Cabinet has come to an end. When I transitioned into the role as Minister More...

Book Fantasies cover love making poems Fabian Badejo
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

St. Martin’s new Fantasies recommended summer reading by USA book distributor

GREAT BAY — St. Martin (June 19, 2018) — Fantasies-Love-making poems by Fabian Adekunle Badejo is now a recommended summer reading book in the USA, said Jacqueline Sample of House of Nehesi Publishers More...

emancipation drawing
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Department of Culture Hosts Emancipation Day Celebration

Philipsburg — On Sunday July 1, 2018, the Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) will be hosting its Annual Emancipation Day Observances. This year’s theme More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Roundabout statues are important symbols

PHILIPSBURG – The statues at local roundabouts are important symbols but they are not official monuments, Minister Jorien Wuite (Education, Culture, Youth and Sport) said at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers More...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

First Spanish-language book to receive Honorable Mention prize from Caribbean Studies Association

GREAT BAY — St. Martin — The book Una suave, tierna línea de montañas azules: Nicolás Guillén y Haití, by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez, received the Honorable Mention prize from the Caribbean Studies More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Another book of Morales in Papiamento

PHILIPSBURG – The Aruban department of Education wants to translate Loekie Morales’ book ‘The Magic Wedding Cake’ into Papiamento, the Aruban native language, and donate the books to all Aruban More...