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By The Publisher On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Constitution Day Celebration on Monday, October 14, 2019

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in collaboration with the St. Maarten National Commission (NatCom) for More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Schools Closed on Tuesday

~ Fire Dept./ODM/Ministry MECYS: Schools Closed on Tuesday. Coastal residents advised to be vigilant. Swimmers stay away from the beach. ~ GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Wescot-Williams: The Path to Political Independence

Wescot-Williams: The Path to Political Independence Starts With a Path of Total Self-reliance and Strong Sense of Self, English Language a Critical Part. Philipsburg, St. Maarten, November 4th, 2018 – The “English More...

By Desk Editor On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Dutch & French Departments of Culture Hold Historic Meeting

Marigot — The Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) on Sint Maarten and the Department of Culture within the Overseas Collectivité of St. Martin held a More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Jeremiah David Awarded First Neville York Talent Scholarship

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 More...

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...

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...

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...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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School Bussing “New Style” Progresses

Philipsburg — The first round of a series of weekly meetings between the St. Maarten School Bus Owners Association (SSBOA) and the Government of Sint Maarten spearheaded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, More...

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...