Jeremiah David Awarded First Neville York Talent Scholarship

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Philipsburg – The Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) is pleased to announce that young St. Maarten performing artist Jeremiah David has been awarded with the Department’s first ‘Neville York Talent Scholarship’ in honor of the late and former Department Head of Culture and local musical icon More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Minister Wuite extends thank you as she ends her term as Minister ECYS

PHILIPSBURG — My fellow Sint Maarteners, My tenure as Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in the Interim Romeo-Marlin Cabinet has come to an end. When I transitioned into the role as Minister More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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St. Martin’s new Fantasies recommended summer reading by USA book distributor

GREAT BAY — St. Martin (June 19, 2018) — Fantasies-Love-making poems by Fabian Adekunle Badejo is now a recommended summer reading book in the USA, said Jacqueline Sample of House of Nehesi Publishers More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Department of Culture Hosts Emancipation Day Celebration

Philipsburg — On Sunday July 1, 2018, the Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) will be hosting its Annual Emancipation Day Observances. This year’s theme More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Roundabout statues are important symbols

PHILIPSBURG – The statues at local roundabouts are important symbols but they are not official monuments, Minister Jorien Wuite (Education, Culture, Youth and Sport) said at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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First Spanish-language book to receive Honorable Mention prize from Caribbean Studies Association

GREAT BAY — St. Martin — The book Una suave, tierna línea de montañas azules: Nicolás Guillén y Haití, by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez, received the Honorable Mention prize from the Caribbean Studies More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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Another book of Morales in Papiamento

PHILIPSBURG – The Aruban department of Education wants to translate Loekie Morales’ book ‘The Magic Wedding Cake’ into Papiamento, the Aruban native language, and donate the books to all Aruban More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Irma-book focuses on resilience

PHILIPSBURG – On September 6, exactly one year after Hurricane Irma hit St. Maarten, Barbara van der Woude will publish a book about the disaster – available at Kindle but also in print as a pocket book. The More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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National Unesco commission is almost there

PHILIPSBURG – Efforts are underway to officially install the St. Maarten national commission for Unesco, Minister Jorien Wuite (Education, Culture, Youth and Sport) said at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Survivors take Troupe and Individual Titles

PHILIPSBURG — It was a combination of the uses of colors with huge doses of creativity that enabled the Survivors Productions who paraded under the theme ‘Simply Survivors’ to capture the awards More...