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IAM practical proposal to inventorize monuments on St. Maarten

~ “We have been searching for complicated solutions, when there are simple and realistic solutions to be found.” ~ Dear Editor, Reading, listening, analyzing, researching, evaluating, and continuously proposing ways to settle this matter regarding all monuments on Dutch Sint Maarten, known or unknown, recognized or not, registered or unregistered, More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 31st, 2023
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Many questions but no answers about destruction of Diamond Estate-ruins

PHILIPSBURG — The destruction of the historical ruins at Diamond Estate triggered a request for an urgent meeting of parliament. The meeting took place last Friday. MPs posed many questions but they did not More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 29th, 2023
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St. Maarten is in ruins

~ Or the silent ruination of St. Maarten without a word being uttered ~ By Terrance Rey You have to buy the Cusha Column subscription to access this column. Click here to do so>>> When you buy this subscription, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 26th, 2023
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‘Soualiga isn’t who she used to be’

Dear Editor, Words can’t describe how distraught I am at this moment. I can only imagine how my ancestors would feel if they were here to witness this atrocity. The historical structure at Diamond Estate has More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 20th, 2022
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Youth Orchestra and Family String Band highlight cultural heritage with concert at Divi Resort

PHILIPSBURG — The National Institute of Arts (NIA) hosted a concert at the Divi Resort with the Family String Band with its lead vocalist Edsel Eusebius and NIA’s Youth Orchestra. “With this project we More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 10th, 2022
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The Prins Bernhard Culture Fund awards NIA for its efforts in the fields of Arts and Culture on St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — On November 9th, 2022, His Excellency, Mr. Ajamu Baly, Governor of St. Maarten addressed the attendees at the Prins Bernard Culture Funds Caribbean Region award ceremony for the National Institute More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 1st, 2022
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How Pott Rum disappeared from St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Fancy that. A foreign investor building a factory in St. Maarten where 29 out of 31 employees are Antillean. That’s not a pipedream: it really happened back in the late sixties of last century More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 27th, 2022
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Dance Theater of Harlem compliments dancer Eliane Berwers

PHILIPSBURG / NEW YORK — It’s over. Eliane Berwers has completed her three-week summer intensive program at the Dance Theater of Harlem. And what a three weeks it has been. Eliane proved herself as a committed More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 25th, 2022
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Save the Prince Bernhard Bridge (Updated)

PHILIPSBURG — Millions of people must have crossed the Prince Bernhard Bridge across the Fresh Pond in the course of the past ninety-odd years. The bridge is a part of St. Maarten’s patrimony, but information More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 3rd, 2022
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Local dancing queen Eliane Berwers off to Dance Theater of Harlem

PHILIPSBURG — Eliane Berwers has left the island of St. Maarten for a three-week summer intensive program of the Dance Theater of Harlem in New York this month. Not only due to the 15-year old’s determination More...