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Borderless

I follow the trails in the kochia bushes And find the age-old footprints of the Diamond 26 and the dew-fresh shoe prints of sobbing children escaping to go to school, backpacks caught in the prickly thorns of the thickets because the gendarmes turned them back at the border. I hear the lizards scurrying about without borders I watch the mockingbirds More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Emancipation Day Speech Minister of Culture Drs. Rodolphe Samuel

Sacred Legacies: Standing on the shoulders of giants Emancipation, Emancipation, Emancipation A word that brings about many reactions within us at the same time. When you truly know this word it takes you on a More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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St. Maarten celebrated the 157th Anniversary of Emancipation

GREAT BAY — St. Maarten celebrated its 157th anniversary of the Emancipation from slavery with the theme Carrying the torch of the sacred legacy of emancipation. In his speech, Governor of St. Maarten Drs. More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Petition: Group wants St. Maarten’s capital renamed

GREAT BAY/PHILIPSBURG — There is a movement spearheaded by a group of concerned citizens in the community headed by Joseph Lake to rename St. Maarten’s capital from Philipsburg to Great Bay. According More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Remembrance Day commemoration 2020

HARBOUR VIEW – Today, May 4, 2020, we observed 2 minutes of silence in remembrance of the men and women who gave their lives in the fight to protect our democracy and freedom during War and Peacekeeping Missions. Our More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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Louis L. Duzanson, author, election expert, dies at 71

by Lasana M. Sekou GREAT BAY, St. Martin (April 24, 2020)—The author Louis L. Duzanson passed away in St. Martin on April 16, 2020. He was 71. He leaves his beloved wife Oretha and many family members. He also More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 29th, 2019
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Why (Which) Language of Instruction is Critical: The Role of Language Education in Nation-Building

Dear Editor, I have always argued that a sound education policy should be based on “a triad of effective teachers, involved parents, and committed students working from a curriculum explicitly designed to mold More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 21st, 2019
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Philipsburg lights up for Christmas

~ Boardwalk Festival ushers in the Season ~ GREAT BAY – The country’s capital will come alive on Saturday night with the lighting of Front Street, Back Street, and the Boardwalk Boulevard in the spirit More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Find Stories in Your Family Photos at Free Workshop

November 29, 2019—French Quarter, St. Martin—Do you ever wish you knew more about your family history? Are you looking for something special to share this holiday season? Sign up for the free Family Photo Workshop More...

By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Perfecting Our St. Martin Story Together

~ “Perfecting Our St. Martin Story Together” 60th Anniversary St. Martin’s Day Address by His Excellency Drs. Eugene B. Holiday, Governor of Sint Maarten ~ My fellow St. Martiners, It is my pleasure, More...