Tag archive for ‘Saint Martin’
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Recovery plan and European budget: major advances for overseas territories like St. Martin and St.Barth

FRENCH SAINT MARTIN — The agreement reached this week at the European Council marks an important step in the recovery of Europe: the budget of the European Union for the period 2021-2027 is increased to €1,074 More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Referring to St. Martin & the Dutch, Cyntje: We People vs Them People?

Dear Editor, I’d like to point out the fact that we had an amazing array of activities and events for our 60th St. Martin Day Celebration. People were having a good time; cultural wears displays organized More...

By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019

Perfecting Our St. Martin Story Together

~ “Perfecting Our St. Martin Story Together” 60th Anniversary St. Martin’s Day Address by His Excellency Drs. Eugene B. Holiday, Governor of Sint Maarten ~ My fellow St. Martiners, It is my pleasure, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

No action from Central Voting Bureau against MP Richardson

PHILIPSBURG – For the time being the Central Voting Bureau (CVB) does not see a role for itself in assessing the right of United St. Maarten party (USp) leader Frans Richardson to his seat in Parliament. CVB-chairman More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Venezuelans find their way to Saint Martin

MARIGOT – The deteriorating situation in Venezuela started having its effect already in 2016 on the French side of the island. According to data released by the prefecture, there were 345 requests for asylum More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 29th, 2018

Irma was the most expensive disaster for France

MARIGOT – The French Insurance Federation has released a new account of damages caused by Hurricane Irma in Saint Martin and St. Barths. At the beginning of November, the insurance companies had received 16,400 More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Labor Minister Pénicaud visits Saint Martin

MARIGOT – The French Minister of Labor, Muriel Pénicaud will visit Martinique, Guadeloupe and Saint Martin between from Thursday, December 14 until Monday, December 18, senator Guillaume Arnell announced. The More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Saturday’s Festival Welcomed Back Birds, Habitats, and People

Grand Case, St. Martin—People of all ages flocked to Friar’s Bay to celebrate St. Martin’s nature and enjoy fun activities at Les Fruits de Mer’s 2017 Migratory Bird Festival, which was held this past Saturday, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Reports about casualties vary wildly

MARIGOT – Hurricane Irma has destroyed 95 percent of Saint Martin, the president of the Collectivité, Daniel Gibbs has said. A report in the free newsletter Fax Info mentions that Irma has taken 8 lives and injured More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

The silent majority

The gap between politics and “the people’ has been a subject for debate in many countries. This weekend we witnessed the size of this gap on the French side of the island where citizens had the opportunity to More...