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Dr. Rhoda Arrindell Represents One St. Martin Association at the BIG Conference at the UN

 GREAT BAY, St. Martin (June 24, 2024)—Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, president of the One St. Martin Association (One SXM), was the sole delegate from St. Martin at the BIG international conference on decolonization in New York last week. Arrindell was an invited speaker at the conference, “Towards Independence and Fundamental Freedoms: The Role of the More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, June 17th, 2024
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Cusha Cartoons: the ultimate political satirical guide to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Cusha Cartoons is more than a collection of 96 satirical cartoons, published on StMaartenBews.com between 2016 and 2023. Almost all of the cartoons come with back stories that offer readers More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 14th, 2024
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Government takes control of carnival organization

PHILIPSBURG -- The organization of carnival will from now on be under the control of a newly established St. Maarten Carnival and Planning Committee it appears from the restructuring policy for carnival published More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 18th, 2024
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Nature Policy Plan implementation lags: Minister Doran admits lack of measures to halt unsustainable development

PHILIPSBURG — In a stark revelation, Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure, Egbert Doran, admitted on Wednesday that the St. Maarten government lacks sufficient measures More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 27th, 2024
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Promoters withdraw events from Carnival-venue

PHILIPSBURG -- The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) is facing a tough contest now that several promoters have withdrawn their Carnival-events from the Jocelyn Arndell Festival Village. Minister More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 21st, 2024
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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 More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 1st, 2023
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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
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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
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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
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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...