TV time and Saturday book party for Schoolboy in Wartime

Interested in writing your own hurricane Donna or Irma book? GREAT BAY — St. Martin (July 5, 2018) — Gerard van Veen appeared here this week on the popular TV program “Speaking of Everything,” talking about his autobiographical book Schoolboy in Wartime — Memories of My Early Years. The St. Martin author also told veteran More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Governor E.B. Holiday addressed Emancipation Day

The Emancipation Journey, Remembering A Stance for Liberty and Respect”. by His Excellency Governor E.B. Holiday Delivered on the Occasion of the Observance of the 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day My More...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin attends the 6th Annual Emancipation Day Celebration with the theme “the water remembers”

PHILIPSBURG — With the theme “the water remembers”, the 6th annual Emancipation Day Celebration was held at the Captain Hodge Wharf in Philipsburg. It has been 155 years since the Emancipation Proclamation More...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Sint Maarten heritage inscribed in UNESCO Register

PHILIPSBURG — May 29, 2018 marks the anniversary of a historic event that took place 170 years ago. On Monday, May 29th,1848, the day after slavery was abolished in the French territories, 26 slaves residing More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Volunteers help turning the Old House into natural history museum

QUARTIER D’ORLEANS – Just outside of French Quarter, the Old House is coming back to life again. Volunteers from both sides of the  island spend their Saturdays cleaning up the place and getting it ready for More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

St. Maarten accepted in UNESCO Memory of the World Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean

PHILPSBURG — St. Maarten henceforth has its first successful entrée of its documentary heritage in the Memory of the World Register for Latin America and Caribbean. The Memory of the World Programme More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Dutch developer Tom Westermeijer passed away

EDE, The Netherlands — On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Dutch real estate developer Tom Westermeijer (79) passed away after a short illness. He leaves to mourn his wife, Jannie, and three sons, Johan and More...

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