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‘Run for Freedom’ mural will NOT to be painted over – UPDATED

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: UPDATE: Be the Change Foundation Project Manager Laura Bijnsdorp confirmed that the new owners have agreed to honor the agreement to continue exhibiting the mural and to not paint it over as was initially reported. As a matter of fact, they said the mural is good for business and will bring them lots of foot traffic and they More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, December 6th, 2020
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MP Emmanuel: A “crying shame” if monument Pasanggrahan is sold

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel said it would be a “crying shame” if government allows the Pasanggrahan Royal Guest House, a recognized monument, to be sold without even an attempt More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 6th, 2020
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How to preserve our monuments historical heritage

By Achken Roberto Richardson Supposing Government wants to preserve building monuments, then the Country should be the owners of these properties, a policy which I can understand and do support, given the culture, More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 6th, 2020
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Monument Fund is almost there

PHILIPSBURG – The creation of a Monument Fund is almost completed, Minister Drs. Rodolphe Samuel (Education, Culture, Youth and Sport) told Parliament members last Thursday during a meeting about the state of More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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Carnival foundation responds to comments Minister of TEATT and PM

~ The SCDF would like to issue the following statement in response to comments made today by the Minister of TEATT and PM ~ PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) on Wednesday More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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SCDF, new Kaiso association meet, discuss Carnival 2021 participation

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and the newly formed Calypso association SKA (Soualiga Kaiso Association) met on Friday last to discuss areas of cooperation moving forward More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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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 More...

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...





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