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Dedicated to Arts and to Education, CIBC FirstCaribbean supports Youth Programs

Philipsburg  – INDISU Dance Theater of St. Maarten students will be heading to Los Angeles in just ten days to attend the International Festival, Dance Excellence. The festival brings together young dancers from around the world for a once in a lifetime experience. The inspiring week-long event aims to help participants fulfill their artistic More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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MP Angelique Romou submits amendments to the 2021 Budget

~ VAllocates 440,000 for school materials and school breakfast program ~ PHILIPSBURG — As a Member of Parliament and an advocate for education and youth, Angelique Romou has been keeping a keen eye on the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 20th, 2021
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Kick-off event SJIB Community Service Project

St. Maarten, Cul de Sac – The Foundation Judicial Institutes St. Maarten (SJIS) and the (4C) Foundation/NPOwer are hosting a Kick-Off virtual meeting for Not for Profit Organizations (NPO’s), in an effort More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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State Secretary Knops: “Fight against poverty is the responsibility of St. Maarten”

THE HAGUE — State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) resolutely dismisses the notion that financial support for the inhabitants of St. Maarten is a form of suppression, racism and colonialism, as More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Civil servant and police-employee sentenced for fraud with French-side welfare system

MARIGOT — Two women – one employed by the police force and one by the government in St. Maarten have been sentenced to conditional prison sentences in the court in Marigot for fraud with social allowances. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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Local businessman sentenced for selling SZV doctor cards

~ Public Prosecutor: Nothing but an “ordinary fraudster” ~ PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Danny Wigley last week to 15 months of imprisonment, with 10 months suspended, for forgery and More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten determined to make vitamin supplements free for all seniors

PHILIPSBURG — Legislators will soon debate a proposal by Faction Leader for the United People’s Party in Parliament, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten, to add vitamin supplements to the SZV package for Senior More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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KUDOS TO “S’MAATIN”

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, the 16th of September 2020, this – One Island, One People, One Destiny – came together as One and with One Voice sent One Message to the one person that was showing pure More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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New Foundation for Cannabis Awareness

PHILIPSBURG — The Herbal Awareness SXM group has been the recognized community leader for cannabis issues over many years, including two well-attended public Town Hall Meetings (April 2014 and June 2015), More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Hyacinth Richardson Foundation and SPF give away food bags in St. Peters

ST. PETERS — On Saturday, August 29, 2020, some thirty families received two bags of groceries, bottled water, facemasks, and COVID-19 awareness pamphlets compliments of the Hyacinth Richardson Educational More...