Tag archive for ‘St. Martin’
By The Publisher On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Borderless

I follow the trails in the kochia bushes And find the age-old footprints of the Diamond 26 and the dew-fresh shoe prints of sobbing children escaping to go to school, backpacks caught in the prickly thorns of the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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SMCP concerned about school children being turned back at the border

PHILIPSBURG — With the re-opening of schools this year, the people of St. Martin are living the consequences of matters that have been ignored, not dealt with, or overlooked for the past decades. Education More...

By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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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 Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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European Commission waiting on St Maarten to present plan

PHILIPSBURG — A breakthrough in the joint wastewater management program for St. Maarten and St. Martin is long overdue. While government secured some €6.1 million from the 10th European Development Fund More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Independence and the Price of Freedom

By Dr. Rhoda Arrindell Just the other day, I asked some folks in a gathering if they were happy with the way things are taking place on our island, and, like me, they are not happy. When I asked if what they intended More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Why Does St. Martin Not Have a National Anthem Almost 10 years after 10-10-10?

By Dr. Rhoda Arrindell Chapter 1 of the States Regulation (aka Constitution) of Sint Maarten, in its English translation of the Dutch original states in Article 1.3 that: “By national ordinance the national flag, More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Independence is Pro-St. Martin. Period.

By Rhoda Arrindell, PhD One day in 1982, I wrote an essay entitled “Waarom St. Maarten onafhankelijk moet worden” for Mr. Bijnsdorp’s Dutch class. Though I hated the class (not because of the teacher, but More...

By Desk Editor On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Apple Leisure Group Inks First Resort Management Deal in St. Martin

NEWTOWN SQUARE — PA. (July 16, 2018) — AMResorts, an Apple Leisure Group (ALG) company, announced today its entry into St. Martin with the signing of a new resort brand management deal to bring its More...

By Online Editor On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Lysanne reads St. Martin poetry at New York literary festival

GREAT BAY—Artists helping each other to perform to new audiences is what St. Martin poet Lysanne “GoddessEye” Charles credits for her participation in this summer’s “Word, a Caribbean Lit Fest” in Brooklyn, More...