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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 when a German company established West Indies Distillers in Pointe Blanche. The factory produced 30 million liters of rum each year. A More...

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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...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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It’s Time SXM Foundation Extends Congratulations to Carnival Troupe Blue Etoile

PHILIPSBURG — It’s Time SXM Foundation is proud to have been a sponsor of the Blue Etoile Carnival Troup. Through the continued strong commitment, dedication and sound planning of troupe leader Nathalie More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
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Calypso is back: Beau Beau crowned Calypso King 2022

FESTIVAL VILLAGE — Calypso is back with King Beau Beau as the 2022 Senior Calypso finals winner. We might as well call him Commander Beau Beau because with his rousing calypso song called “Tribute to More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 4th, 2022
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Who Next? – 14 years later

~ A StMaartenNews.com review of Kaiso Jacko’s 2008 calypso song’s take on corrupt politicians in St. Maarten – 14 years later, nothing has changed ~ PHILIPSBURG — The anti corruption task More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 14th, 2022
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Its Time SXM, Kreative Juices and Carnival Foundation Fundraising Partnership in support of Queen Pageant Participants

PHILIPSBURG — Its Time SXM, Kreative Juices and the Pageantry Committee of the Carnival Development Foundation have come together to organize a massive Sate & Bami Food Sale – slated for Sunday March More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 11th, 2021
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They come visiting us carrying a hidden treasure

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert For fifteen years now, he and his wife are coming to St Maarten; and that twice a year. Why didn’t we meet them before? I found out that they have so much give: Wilmer Woodland and his wife More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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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 More...