Tag archive for ‘English’
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 9th, 2023

Attorney pleads for using English language in the courtroom

PHILIPSBURG — Using the English language more prominently in the courtroom will promote equitable access to justice, attorney Caroline van Hees, the Dean of the Bar Association, pointed out in a speech during More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020

Government sends speaker car into districts

PHOTO CAPTION: Broadcasting the word per speaker in the different districts and shanty towns on the Dutch side of St. Maarten in the different languages English, Creole and Spanish was the objective of a speaker More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Why (Which) Language of Instruction is Critical: The Role of Language Education in Nation-Building

Dear Editor, I have always argued that a sound education policy should be based on “a triad of effective teachers, involved parents, and committed students working from a curriculum explicitly designed to mold More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

MP Wescot-Williams adamant about her quest to place English above Dutch language

Philipsburg – In a recent letter to Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs (ECYS), Honorable Wycliffe S. Smith, regarding English as the first official language for St. Maarten, Member of Parliament More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 4th, 2018

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...