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Source: SXMIslandTime
11 May 2022 06:16 AM

Se Extiende El Perodo De Nominaciones De Los Premios A La Excelencia De La Juventud Del Gobernador 2022

Harbor View, Sint Maarten – Debido a circunstancias imprevistas, se decidi extender por dos semanas ms el perodo de nominaciones para los Premios a la excelencia de la Juventud del Gobernador 2022. La nueva fecha lmite para las nominaciones se ha establecido para el 20 de mayo del 2022. Se solicita a las personas y organizaciones que enven las nominaciones mecanografiadas electrnicamente a travs del formulario de nominacin a ms tardar a las 11:59 p. m. el 20 de mayo del 2022. Se tomarn en consideracin las Nominaciones elegibles recibidas antes de la extensin del plazo Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 May 2022 02:36 PM

Extension Nominations Period GovernorS Youth Awards For Excellence 2022.

Harbour View:---  Due to unforeseen circumstances it has been decided to extend the period for nominations for the Governors Youth Awards for Excellence 2022 with two weeks. The new deadline for nominations has been established for May 20, 2022. Persons and organizations are requested to submit typed nominations electronically via the nomination form no later than 11:59 p.m. on May 20, 2022. Eligible Nominations received prior to the extension of the deadline will be taken under consideration Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
31 Mar 2022 05:17 PM

Programa Del Premio A La Excelencia De La Juventud Del Gobernador 2022

Harbour View, Sint Maarten El Gobernador de Sint Maarten, Su Excelencia los dres. EB Holiday anunci que ser el anfitrin del tercer Programa Anual de Premios a la Excelencia de la Juventud del Gobernador. El Gobernador Holiday considera que es importante que los jvenes desarrollen las cualidades necesarias para desempear un papel activo y constructivo en Sint Maarten. El Gobernador cree que cultivar una actitud de excelencia es fundamental para desarrollar tales cualidades. El Programa del Premio a la Excelencia de la Juventud del Gobernador, por lo tanto, ha sido diseado para reconocer a los jvenes, de 13 a 19 aos, que se han desempeado ms all y se han destacado en campos especficos en nuestra comunidad Read more


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Source: SMN-News
31 Mar 2022 11:04 AM

Harbour View:---The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday announced he will be hosting the third annual Governors Youth Awards For Excellence Program. Governor Holiday considers it important for young people to develop the qualities required to take an active and constructive role in Sint Maarten. The Governor believes that cultivating an attitude of excellence is instrumental to developing such qualities. The Governors Youth Award for Excellence Program has therefore been designed to recognize youths, ages 13 through 19, who have performed above and beyond and excelled in specific fields in our community Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Jun 2021 08:41 PM

Harbour View:--- His Excellency, Governor, drs. E.B. Holiday hosted the second annual Governors Youth Awards For Excellence on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the Belair Community Center.

During the awards ceremony, Governor Holiday presented the 2021 Governors Youth Award For Excellence to:
Faith Peterson, co-recipient in the category Arts;
Tefari Prevoo Francisco, co-recipient in the category Arts; and
Jamie Lynch, recipient in the category Academics;

Faith Peterson and Tefari Prevoo Francisco were selected as co-recipients of the Governors Youth Award For Excellence in arts Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Apr 2021 05:11 PM

GovernorS Youth Awards For Excellence Nomination Deadline Approaching.

HARBOUR VIEW, Sint Maarten – OnFebruary 28, 2021,the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, announced he will be hosting the second annualGovernors Youth Awards For Excellence Program.

The Governors Youth Award for Excellence will be awarded to youths who have attained a level of excellence in the selected fields greater than that achieved by others, or whose performances have been so exceptional that these achievements have identified them as being clearly outstanding from others. The selected fields are: Academics, Arts, Sports, Community Service and Environmental Protection. Selected nominees, their parents and their nominators will be invited to attend the Awards Ceremony Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Apr 2021 12:53 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On February 28, 2021, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, announced he will be hosting the second annual Governors Youth Awards For Excellence Program.
The Governors Youth Award for Excellence will be awarded to youths who have attained a level of excellence in the selected fields greater than that achieved by others, or whose performances have been so exceptional that these achievements have identified them as being clearly outstanding from others Read more


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Source: 721 News
03 Mar 2021 12:24 AM

GovernorS Youth Awards For Excellence Program 2021

Harbour View The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, announced he will be hosting the second annual Governors Youth Awards For Excellence Program. Governor Holiday considers it important for young people to develop the qualities required to take an active and constructive role in Sint Maarten.

The Governor believes that cultivating an attitude of excellence is instrumental to developing such qualities. The Governors Youth Award for Excellence Program has therefore been designed to recognize youths, ages 13 through 19, who have performed above and beyond and excelled in specific fields in our community Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
28 Feb 2021 07:09 PM

GovernorS Youth Awards For Excellence Program 2021

Harbour View, Sint Maarten The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, announcedhe will be hosting the secondannualGovernors Youth Awards For Excellence Program.Governor Holiday considers it importantforyoung people to develop the qualities required to take an active and constructive role in Sint Maarten.The Governor believes that cultivating an attitude of excellence is instrumental to developing such qualities. The Governors Youth Award for Excellence Program hasthereforebeen designed to recognize youths, ages 13 through 19, who have performed above and beyond and excelled in specific fields in our community Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Feb 2021 02:08 PM

Harbour View:---The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, announced he will be hosting the second annual Governors Youth Awards For Excellence Program. Governor Holiday considers it important for young people to develop the qualities required to take an active and constructive role in Sint Maarten. The Governor believes that cultivating an attitude of excellence is instrumental to developing such qualities. The Governors Youth Award for Excellence Program has therefore been designed to recognize youths, ages 13 through 19, who have performed above and beyond and excelled in specific fields in our community Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Jan 2021 12:08 PM

Pmia 19Th Annual Lionel Bernard Scott Lecture Series Program On Thursday, January 28Th, 2021

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – PMIA Board and members are once more geared up to offer the community of St. Maarten another high-quality educational lecture on LB Scotts birthday. This is usually a forum where local citizens from all walks of life come together to listen and participate in annual lectures at the PMIA Hall. However, due to COVID-19 the program will be held virtually this year.

Annually the program features local experts in their field who share their knowledge and experience on educational, socio-economic, and political issues in honor of the memory of the late Lionel Bernard Scott.

Past speakers included local professional such as , His Excellency Governor Drs Eugene Holiday, Lawyer Richard Gibson Sr  former Lieutenant governor Dennis Richardson, the late political leader Vance James Jr, the late Educator Camille Baly, NAGICO business owner Mr Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
27 Oct 2020 10:40 PM

GovernorS Youth Awards For Excellence Program 2020

HARBOUR VIEW Due to COVID-19 the Governors Youth Awards for Excellence 2020 was postponed.
Today the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, announced that the Governors Youth Awards for Excellence Ceremony will take place on Friday December 4, 2020 taking COVID-19 health protocols into account.

Governor Holiday considers it important and as a result encourages young people to develop the qualities required to take an active and constructive role in Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2020 05:14 PM

GovernorS Youth Awards For Excellence Program 2020 .

Harbour View:--- Due to COVID-19 the Governors Youth Awards for Excellence 2020 was postponed. Today the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday announced that the Governors Youth Awards for Excellence Ceremony will take place on Friday, December 4, 2020, taking COVID-19 health protocols into account.
Governor Holiday considers it important and as a result, encourages young people to develop the qualities required to take an active and constructive role in Sint Maarten Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Mar 2020 08:17 PM

GovernorS Youth Awards For Excellence Program 2020.

Harbour View:---The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, announced the Governors Youth Awards For Excellence Program today. Governor Holiday considers it important and as a result encourages young people to develop the qualities required to take an active and constructive role in Sint Maarten. The Governor believes that cultivating an attitude of excellence is instrumental to developing such qualities. The Governors Youth Award for Excellence Program has as a result been designed to recognize youths, ages 13 through 19, who have performed above and beyond and excelled in specific fields in our community Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
04 Feb 2020 06:05 AM

Epic Awarded Grant For Plant Inventory

Franklin Axelrod (right) and wife Jean Axelrod using newspaper to preserve botanical specimens. Photo by Rueben Thompson.

MAHO--Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) Foundation announced in a press release on Monday that it has received a grant from Prince Bernhard Cultural Fund to conduct an inventory of all local vascu Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
03 Feb 2020 10:32 PM

Epic Awarded Grant By Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds For Plant Catalog

MAHO, Sint Maarten – Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) Sint Maarten is pleased to announce receipt of a grant award from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Caribisch Gebied (PBCCG) to conduct a bio-inventory of all locally found vascular plants. The research is led by botanist Franklin Axelrod, PhD, of Puerto Rico University, who has vast botanical experience throughout the Antilles, having identified and catalogued many specimens from Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Eustatius and Saba Read more


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Source: SMN-News
26 Mar 2017 03:35 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, March 23rd the partnership between the Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) and the local non-profit foundation Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) was strengthened by the signing of the collaborative agreement to promote sustainable tourism through the Blue Flag and Green Key eco-label awards.

The event was held at Holland House Beach Hotel in Philipsburg, the newest Green Key awarded site for Sint Maarten, in anticipation of the official Green Key Award ceremony and sustainability expo which acknowledges the exceptional efforts of the awardees, being in the forefront of sustainable tourism for the hotel industry Read more


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Source: 721 News
24 Jan 2017 02:11 AM

Minister Of Justice Meets With Heads Of Justice Depts.

PHILIPSBURG – On Thursday, January 19, Minister of Justice Rafael Boasman met with the heads of the various departments that fall under the Justice ministry.

Present at the meeting representing their departments were: Rueben Thompson, Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice; Lucy Gachette of the National Detectives (Landsrecherche);  Robert Barbij of the Immigration Department; Carl John from the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 Jan 2017 10:14 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, January 19th, 2017 Minister of Justice, the honorable Rafael Boasman met with the heads of the various departments that fall under the justice ministry. 
Present at the meeting representing their departments were:
Rueben Thompson, Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice, Lucy Gachette of the National Detectives (Landsrecherche),
Robert Barbij of the Immigration Department, Carl John from the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Dec 2016 05:56 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- At a ceremony on Friday, two sites on St. Maarten were awarded the Blue Flag eco-label for the fifth year in a row. The Blue Flag has bestowed annually on beaches and marinas throughout the world that meets strict environmental and safety criteria. Divi Little Bay Beach Resort and Yacht Club Isle de Sol were commended for their standards of excellence and voluntary efforts towards environmental sustainability.
Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC), which organized the event, is the National Operator for the Blue Flag Program on St Read more


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Source: 721 News
22 Mar 2016 10:28 PM

Minister Meets With Progress Committee

HOLLAND — Minister of Justice Mr. Edson Kirindongo started his working visit to the Netherlands on Tuesday by meeting with the Progress Committee for Sint Maarten regarding the Plans of Approach for the Sint Maarten Police Force and the Pointe Blanche Prison.

The meeting was hosted by Minister Plenipotentiary Henrietta Doran-York at the Sint Maarten House in The Hague and severed as a follow-up meeting to the meeting which was held between the Justice Minister and the Progress Committee on Sint Maarten in February.

Minister Kirindongo used the opportunity to exchange thoughts with the committee, to inform them of his plans for the Prison and the Police Force and also to present measures taken towards strengthening the organizational capacity, increasing efficiency and further improving the operations of both entities.

Picture: Sint Maarten House Acting-Director Mrs Read more


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Source: Today SXM
19 Jan 2016 07:42 PM

Vks Commander Presents Scott Memorial Lecture

St. Maarten News – VKS commander Antonio Rogers will present the fourteenth Lionel Bernard Scott Memorial Lecture on January 28 at the PMIA Hall on Back Street. Past, present and future development of crime as it relates to the self-esteem and reliance of the people of St. Maarten is the topic of this year’s lecture.

The annual lecture honours the memory of L.B Read more


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Source: Today SXM
30 Oct 2015 07:03 PM

Winners And Losers: Who Will Survive The Polls In February?

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – February 9, 2016 is crunch day for politicians and those who aspire to become one. The parliamentary elections – for some mysterious reason perceived by some as ‘snap elections’, whatever that may be – will give voters the opportunity to speak their mind about the constitutional drama that concluded on Wednesday when the ministers of the Marcel Gumbs cabinet tendered their resignation and Governor Drs Read more


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Source: Today SXM
21 Aug 2015 12:42 PM

Dutch Newspapers Pick Up On Conflict With Chief Bouman

GREAT BAY – Sint Maarten made headlines in Dutch media yesterday and the news was not all good. “Fifty police officer to Sint Maarten” the headline in the Volkskrant read. Algemeen Dagblad; Police considers politicians St. Maarten too corrupt.” Whether Dutch and local law enforcement units will work together – on that point the two newspapers contradict each other.

Algemeen Dagblad reports about the clash between Justice Minister Dennis Richardson and Gerard Bouman, the chief of the national police in the Netherlands Read more


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