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Source: SMN-News
19 Jun 2022 08:24 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Gracita Arrindell states: Sint Maarten took note of the recent public notices issued by the cabinet of the Governor of Sint Maarten in search of a new location to establish a Governors mansion. The criteria for the proposed structures are listed in full-page newspaper advertisements.
Twelve years after assuming our new status as Country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, new location is sought for housing of the Governor of Sint Maarten from which to execute his/her constitutional duties.
Arrindell states: the quest to find a more centrally located office and residence for the Governor to welcome local, international and other invited guests and dignitaries is warranted Read more


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PPA
Source: SMN-News
05 Jun 2022 08:30 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- PPA leader Gracita Arrindell said in a press release that on Monday, June 6th we bid farewell to a son of the soil, Reynold A. Groeneveldt affectionately known as Groen. Grateful to celebrate his public life and outstanding service to the country as an attorney at law, first acting Governor, and an experienced constitutional expert Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 May 2022 01:51 PM

Gracita Calls For Common Sense Approach Over Elusive Coho Common Goals Policy What Is This Coho Thing.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Gracita Arrindell said: We are two years into discussions back and forth between Kingdom partners in an attempt of the Dutch government to solidify the Caribbean entity for Reform and Development by means of a Consensus Kingdom Law.

This intended structure is aimed at among others supervision of the restructuring processes on the islands paid for by the Dutch tax-payers monies Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Mar 2022 08:14 PM

~Visitors Experience at Government Buildings Deserves Much Improvement~

Gracita Arrindell states: intolerable experience of hundreds of citizens who visited the Government building especially in Philipsburg the past weeks to pay for and or collect their vehicle number plates is no way to treat our citizens. In fact, it is plainly unacceptable under any such circumstances Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
14 Mar 2022 10:51 AM

Peridot Foundation Honours Alisha J. Brookes For Iwd

From left: Excellence Learning Academy Foundation Director Alisha Brookes and Peridot Foundation President Gracita Arrindell.

PHILIPSBURG--Peridot Foundation recognised Alisha J. Brookes for her work in special needs education at its International Womens Day 2022 celebration on Friday, March 12.

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SPA
Source: SMN-News
13 Mar 2022 08:23 PM

~Keeping an eye on the ball for special needs education.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- President of Peridot Foundation Gracita Arrindell states: at an event held at the John Larmonie Center on Friday, March 12th, in commemoration of International Womens Day 2022 special honors were bestowed on Ms. Alisha J. Brookes Director and board of Excellence Learning Academy Foundation.
The programs main highlights were touching presentations of two well-known local personalities: Educator and poet Ms Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Mar 2022 12:53 PM

Peridot Foundation To Celebrate International WomenS Day 2022 Theme: #Break The Bias Exciting Program

Peridot Foundation states: United Nations General Secretary announced its theme #BREAK THE BIAS, in commemoration of International Womens Day March 8th 2022. This topic refers to the global call by the United Nations SG to encourage everyone to; accept that we live on a diverse planet that is inclusive and more equitable, thereby rejecting a world of stereotyping and discrimination.

We must heed to act on this call more than ever before in the history of mankind stated President of the Foundation Gracita Arrindell Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Dec 2021 09:54 PM

Gracita Lauds Road - Workers As Well As The Sint Maarten Port Authority For Their Service To Country St Maarten

PHILIPSBURG:--- Gracita Arrindell states: Several days a week cars swoosh by men and women cleaning our streets, come rain or shine.
Some of these workers wear a hat or some other garment wrapped tightly around their head and face to protect from the blistering sun, from dirt - or grass particles flying around as they go about their tasks Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Nov 2021 02:34 PM

Gracita : St Maarten Day To Be Celebrated With More Pride And With Less Prejudice .

PHILIPSBURG:_-- Gracita Arrindell reflects with nostalgia on past Sint Maarten Day celebrations: its really amazing to see how many things have changed on Sint Maarten in a relatively short span of time. Not too long ago preparations to commemorate Sint Maarten Day started almost immediately after the day of festivities. For example, schools were actively involved by government in putting together and being part of the program events Read more


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HOPE
Source: 721 News
09 Mar 2021 09:17 AM

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs International WomenS Day Commemoration Speech

Today March 8, 2021 on International Womens Day, it gives me great pleasure to celebrate the accomplishments, and leadership of women all around the world. We have come a long way, from when we were not allowed to vote, make decisions or hold certain functions to breaking the molds set by men throughout history. We have seen women rise to the occasion, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and exhibit leadership skills in protecting their communities in governments around the world.

This years International Womens Day theme is Choose to Challenge raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality Read more


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HOPE
Source: SMN-News
08 Mar 2021 02:05 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Today March 8, 2021, on International Womens Day, it gives me great pleasure to celebrate the accomplishments, and leadership of women all around the world. We have come a long way, from when we were not allowed to vote, make decisions or hold certain functions to breaking the molds set by men throughout history. We have seen women rise to the occasion, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and exhibit leadership skills in protecting their communities in governments around the world Read more


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HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
08 Mar 2021 01:51 PM

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs International WomenS Day Commemoration Speech

Today March 8, 2021 on International Womens Day, it gives me great pleasure to celebrate the accomplishments, and leadership of women all around the world. We have come a long way, from when we were not allowed to vote, make decisions or hold certain functions to breaking the molds set by men throughout history. We have seen women rise to the occasion, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and exhibit leadership skills in protecting their communities in governments around the world. This years

International Womens Day theme is Choose to Challenge raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
19 Feb 2021 01:13 PM

LokayS Statue Is Restored And Is Standing Tall Again

Cay Hill, Sint Maarten – When hurricane Irma made landfall on the island on September 6th in 2017, the devastation was not only limited to the islands infrastructure, but rather, the category five storm ravaged almost everything in its path.

As a result, some of the islands statues namely, Lokay at the Roundabout in Cay Hill, the Peridot Foundation Domestic Violence Statue located at the Roundabout on the Bush Road and the Salt Pickers Statue on the Walter A. Nisbeth Rd were damaged during the hurricane.

With the assistance of Foundation Community Aid Sentry Hill in collaboration with Mag Tech BV, the TelEm Group and First Response, those statues include Lokay, have been restored Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Nov 2020 05:16 PM

Principle Of Equal Treatment Violated.

PHILIPSBURG:--- In a press release, Gracita Arrindell said the billion-dollar question facing government and our citizens is, where do we find the right balance between much-needed austerity measures as demanded by the Dutch government in exchange for temporary liquidity (cash support) and the right balance to get the economy moving in the right direction and still take care of our people Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Oct 2020 07:14 PM

High Councils Of State & First Responder Carried Our Democracy

PHILIPSBURG:--- Gracita Arrindell reflected on the past ten years and said: ten years of constitutional reform arrived fast and furious. October 10, 2020. Its been a tumultuous decade plagued by hurricanes, and a lack of political will power to acknowledge our mistakes and a commitment to do better. The end of a decade that culminated in a COVID- 19 pandemic that caught the world off guard and brought Sint Maarten to its knees Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Sep 2020 06:47 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the Peoples Progressive Party Gracita Arrindell states said in a press release that The Dutch Parliament supported the establishment of a new Caribbean Reform entity including the conditions set by PM Mr. Mark Rutte Cabinet III for short term and temporary liquidity support for the governments of Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Aug 2020 07:40 PM

12,5 % Dutch Demand Equals Economic Recession

PHILIPSBURG:---  Gracita Arrindell states Lease of the Peoples Progressive Party stated in a press release, " We can rank amongst the most coveted islands in the Caribbean again and featured positively in the talking points of the best travel and leisure magazines such as Celebrated Living, Travel & Leisure, Cond Nast traveler, but we still need to address some fundamental issues before we can rest on our laurels Read more


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PPA
Source: SMN-News
06 Aug 2020 06:28 AM

Remote Controlled Bureaucracy, Debases 1648 Treaty Of Concordia.

PHILIPSBURG:--- PPA leader Gracita Arrindell states that the border blockade is being used increasingly as an instrument to control the free movement of our people. Once that Genie is out of the bottle its hard to put it back in. Theres a sea of difference between a border-blockade and border control Read more


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Source: SMN-News
14 Jul 2020 06:58 AM

Time To Rise To The Occasion Proposed Caribbean Reform Entity Is A 3 Humped Camel

PHILIPSBURG:--- Gracita Arrindell states:it was just a matter of time before PM Mark Ruttes government presented a secret entity' for the countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. A proposal that given our Kingdoms constitutional history spanning four hundred years should not be a surprise to anyone. The 57-page document was not written out of the blue!
A document rightfully rejected by our Parliament.
Lets be brutally honest with each other Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
29 Apr 2020 04:44 AM

Gracita Calls For Establishment Of School For Autistic Children

Gracita Arrindell

~ Says schools to be deep-cleaned ~

PHILIPSBURG--Peoples Progressive Party (PPA) leader Gracita Arrindell has issued a call for the e Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Apr 2020 12:53 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The author Louis L. Duzanson passed away in St. Martin on April 16, 2020. He was 71.
He leaves his beloved wife Oretha and many family members. He also leaves several friends and colleagues throughout the island and abroad.
Louis L. Duzanson was born on November 16, 1948, in San Nicolas, Aruba. His early schooling was completed at St. Joseph School in St. Martin, his familys homeland. From 1966 to 1971, he studied public administration at Bestuurschool Overijsel and document management at Studiekring Overheidsdocumentatie in the Netherlands Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Apr 2020 06:34 AM

Louis L. Duzanson, Author, Election Expert, Dies At 71 By Lasana M. Sekou

GREAT BAY, St. Martin (April 24, 2020)The authorLouis L. Duzanson passed away in St. Martin on April 16, 2020. He was 71.

He leaves his beloved wife Oretha and many family members. He also leaves several friends and colleagues throughout the island and abroad.

            Louis L. Duzanson was born on November 16, 1948, in San Nicolas, Aruba. His early schooling was completed at St. Joseph School in St. Martin, his familys homeland Read more


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Source: SMN-News
20 Apr 2020 09:21 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Gracita Arrindell former President of Parliament states that it is with deep sorrow we mourn the passing of our former colleague, the late Mr. Louis Duzanson, former head of the department of General affairs Island Territory St. Maarten

Mr. Duzanson was loved and highly respected by all who had the privilege to work and be trained by him for decades Read more


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Source: SMN-News
14 Apr 2020 10:12 AM

Peridot Foundation Bids Farewell To The Late Mr. Kenneth Kong

PHILIPSBURG:--- Gracita Arrindell stated: Peridot foundation bids farewell today to a very kind and gentleman, the late Kenneth Kong as he will be laid to rest today in close family circles.
We are still stunned and very saddened by his sudden passing March 30th last.
Our special relationship goes beyond the many times we sat in his front- yard together with his beloved wife Dolores, his dear friend and neighbor Mr Read more


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