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Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Oct 2020 07:24 PM

Two Stories Of Morales Featured In Bnk Children Year Book 2020

Here it is, published right on time before the start of the yearly childrens bookweek inCuraao.

The Biblioteka Nashonal Krsou (BNK) recently published this ‘Gift book’ for the Children Book week 2020. This year around, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the authors will not be visiting the schools during the Children Book week, which will thankfully take place from 26th to the 30th of October. There is a different protocol this year.

Authors were asked to send in a video about their work as a writer, the books that they have published, and to read a paragraph out of their works. During the book week, children will be encouraged by the authors to read more.

The gift book is entitled ‘Krsou, un pasado riku’/’Curacao eenrijk verleden’ and is in Papiamentu and Dutch and is illustrated by Ariadne Faries. The english title would be: Curaao a rich History’. The book is full color, hard covered and has in total 15 stories.

Author Loekie Morales has been granted two stories to be published in this unique edition with several historic events Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Oct 2020 12:17 PM

Beyond Kultura Translates Two ChildrenS Books Into English

Translators Barbara van der Woude (right) and Riet-Sint Straatman (left) with BKE President and author Loekie Morales (centre).

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Source: SXMIslandTime
25 Sep 2020 11:18 PM

Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs Raises The Sdg Flag

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten On September 25th,2020,Prime MinisterSilveriaE.Jacobs raised the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) flag. On this commemorative day,the SDG flag is being raised throughout the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Government of St. Maarten remains committed to the Sustainable Development Goals agenda.

This agenda serves as a tool for development for St. Maarten and the rest of the world. Furthermore, the SDG day is an opportunity to show-case and appreciate organizations and persons that contribute to the sustainable development of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Sep 2020 07:40 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On September 25th, 2020, Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs raised the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) flag. On this commemorative day, the SDG flag is being raised throughout the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Government of St. Maarten remains committed to the Sustainable Development Goals agenda. This agenda serves as a tool for development for St. Maarten and the rest of the world. Furthermore, the SDG day is an opportunity to showcase and appreciate organizations and persons that contribute to the sustainable development of St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
16 Sep 2020 09:02 PM

Beyond Kultura Delivers New Books In Spanish To Sxm High Schools

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten This week, Beyond Kultura Events Foundation delivered 25 copies of La Sangre Llama (Overseas Bloodlines), a 145-page family saga by BKE president and author Loekie Morales, to local high schools with Spanish-language programs.

In La Sangre Llama, Morales recounts her own familys story of migration, loss and reunification Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Jun 2020 11:40 AM

Usm To Hold Webinar On Human Rights In The Face Of Coivd-19.

PHILIPSBURG:0--- On Saturday, 20 June 2020, the University of St. Martin (USM) in collaboration with the Sint Maarten Anti-Poverty Platform will hold the first-ever webinar with local and international guest experts. The full-day event, open to the public via Zoom and broadcasted via Facebook, will be dedicated to various topics that fall under the theme Human Rights in the Face of COVID-19.

According to USM President Dr. Antonio Carmona Bez, the purpose of this webinar is to create a space for critical reflection and in-depth analysis into the state of human rights since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on 11 March 2020.

Following lockdown, schools were closed and thousands of formal and informal workers were left without an income Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
05 Mar 2020 04:04 PM

Awakening Irma Sentiments During Delivery Ceremonies Of ChildrenS Book Storm

PHILISPBURG, Sint Maarten – Beyond Kultura Events Foundation (BKE) has in the past three weeks donated twenty sets of classroom copies of the full colored, hard covered childrens book STORM to primary schools in Sint Maarten.

STORM is about two young Sint Maarten boys experiencing Irma and its aftermath. By donating the books along with a delivery ceremony, BKE aims to stimulate comprehensive reading among the youth.
The author of STORM, Loekie Morales, as well as some of the sponsors have personally handed over the box of books to representatives of the schools Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Feb 2020 04:09 AM

Loekie Morales Publishes First ChildrenS Book About Irma

Author Loekie Morales (fourth left), illustrator Penka Petkova (third left) and Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (third right) with (from left): Ferdinand Beaupertuy (Windward Islands Bank), Silvanico Pauletta (Fire Department), poets Grace Cheasley, Nicholas Russo and Walter Hellebrand, and Raquel Lo-Fo-Wong (Central Bank of Curaao and St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
03 Feb 2020 12:05 AM

Book Launch Of Storm A Success Pm Present At Event Celebrating First ChildrenS Book About Hurricane Irma

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Friday January 31th the book launch of STORM, the 15th spiritual child of Loekie Morales, took place at Pineapple Pete. Publishing foundation Beyond Kultura invited the general public to meet the author and the first-time Poets, who also contributed to STORM. Honorable Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs attended the event as well, on behalf of Honorable Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Irion Ardwell Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Jan 2020 05:50 PM

ChildrenS Book About Irma To Be Launched January 31

Author Loekie Morales (left) and illustrator Penka Petkova showing copies of STORM.

COLE BAY--STORM, the newest spiritual child of author Loekie Morales, which has been published in the English language by Beyond Kultura Events (BKE) Foundation, will be introduced to the public during a book-launch ceremony at Pineapple Pete restaurant on Welfare Road in Cole Bay on Friday, January 31, at 7.00pm.

STORM describes Hurricane Irma as seen through the eyes of two boys from Belvedere and Dutch Quarter Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
23 Jan 2020 05:24 PM

ChildrenS Book About Irma Storm Launched Friday January 31 St

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – STORM, the newest spiritual child of author Loekie Morales, has been published in English by Beyond Kultura Events Foundation (BKE). Friday, January 31th BKE will host a public book launch at PineApple Pete in Cole Bay at 7.00 pm.

STORM describes Hurricane Irma through the eyes of two Sint Maarten boys from Belvedere
and Dutch Quarter Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Jan 2018 11:28 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Finally, the books of Denise De Jongh-Rekwest, the in Curaçao born author, who lives in Bonaire, could be handed over by Loekie Morales to the director of the Jubilee Library of St. Maarten in Philipsburg, Monique Alberts.
Morales met her colleague author during the Children Book weeks in Curaçao, where they have presented their books and stories to the children in several primary schools on the island.
‘I am happy that I could bring Denise’s books as a donation of hers to the library Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2018 06:10 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- It is like the day of yesterday, that I recall the establishment of the Beyond Writing Foundation in 2003, now named Beyond Kultura Events Foundation’s with the most important aim to enhance reading and Storytelling amongst the youth, Loekie Morales stated. We have accomplished that with tangible results over the course of the years, not only for Sint Maarten but for the other Dutch Windward Islands and Leeward Island as well.
She is the founding mother of this foundation and of the Caribbean Living Statues Festivals, as a unique festival with many aims Read more


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Source: SMN-News
30 Dec 2017 12:00 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The annual Christmas Market hosted by the Philipsburg Jubilee Library on December 21st, 2017, was a huge success.
The Christmas Market hosted 28 booth holders. Past & present booth holders came out with new original ideas and incentives adding to create a greater market for 2017 and promises to return in 2018.
Individual decorated stands offered; gift baskets & boxes, Christmas cards, bird feeders, homemade costumes, jewelry, bottle décor, fruit cakes, ponche crema cake and liqueurs, cashew cakes, peanut, pistachio punch and Christmas Caribbean homemade eggnog.
The Christmas market was officially opened with a few words by the Director of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, Mrs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Dec 2017 09:17 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The latest spiritual child of author Loekie Morales, ‘Chella and the Weird Woman/Chella en het vreemde vrouwtje’, was distributed last week to ALL the primary schools on Sint Maarten. ‘It was a great pleasure to donate a box of 27 books for comprehensive reading to the schools. Each one of them has received a visit from the Beyond Kultura Foundation’s representative/project leader Ingrid Holaman, who sometimes was accompanied by some sponsors Read more


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Source: 721 News
11 Dec 2017 10:05 AM

Minister Jacobs Attends Beyond Kultura Book Launch

SIMPSON BAY –  On Friday evening, the Beyond Kultura Foundation launched its latest children’s book “Chella and the Weird Woman” by Loekie Morales at OBA OBA Restaurant and lounge in Simpson Bay. The book was baptized by the author in the presence of its “godparents” Francis Carty and Claudette Forsythe-Labega.

The bilingual book (Dutch and English translation on each page, is well written and utilized imagery and a fast paced story line to capture the imagination of readers Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Dec 2017 10:38 PM

SIMPSON BAY:--- On Friday evening, the Beyond Kultura Foundation launched its latest children’s book “Chella and the Weird Woman” by Loekie Morales at OBA OBA Restaurant and lounge in Simpson Bay. The book was baptized by the author in the presence of its “godparents” Francis Carty and Claudette Forsythe-Labega.

The bilingual book (Dutch and English translation on each page, is well written and utilized imagery and a fast-paced storyline to capture the imagination of readers Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Jul 2017 08:54 PM

St. Maarten At High Level Un Forum.

Prime Minister Marlin forms part of Dutch Kingdom delegation

Great Bay:--- St. Maarten is joining other countries comprising the Dutch Kingdom, attending the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) being held in New York. This United Nations event serves as a central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed upon in 2015. Some forty-four UN member States are represented at this event and will be presenting their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of the 2030 Agenda.

Conference Theme
The theme of the conference is “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world".

The set of goals being reviewed in depth will be to strengthen the means of implementation and revitalizing a Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.

National Reviews
During the forum, countries present their VNRs, wherein their state and means of implementation of the SDGs agenda are documented Read more


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Source: SMN-News
23 May 2016 07:50 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- JCI LIVE Soualiga held its second edition. The Voice of The Nation with a Panel discussion with seven (7) Political Parties on Sint.Maarten. The topic discussed was Education and Economics Affairs, the sustainable project is based on how JCI LIVE Soualiga analyse the needs in the communities create impact and awareness on Sint. Maarten as well as promoting leadership.
This event took place at the University of St. Maarten on the 21st May, 2016 at 7pm.The different Parties Representatives were DP Mrs Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Mar 2016 04:49 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Beyond Kultura Events Foundation is proud to get the support of the Be The Change Foundation to participate in the SXM DOET project that will take place on 11th and 12th of March coming.
'The Sky is the limit, when it comes to innovative thinking is our motto, and the Kite is the symbol of the BKE', Loekie Morales, President of the BKE stated. It is also the symbol of the Freedom of Thought and is the logo of BKE.
The Foundation is giving young and old Free Workshop Kite Making, so they can make the nicest kite on the 11th of March coming Read more


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Source: Today SXM
16 Dec 2015 05:50 PM

New Parties Come With Joint Statement About Elections

St. Maarten – The five newly established political parties will come with a joint statement about the decision to move the elections from February 9 to September 26, Christian Party leader Wycliffe Smith told this newspaper yesterday evening. He declined to make an individual comment on the situation, but it stands to reason to assume that the five parties are not happy with the outcome of the process.

The Christian Party, Hope, led by Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt (aka Elektra),MAP, led by Peter Gittens, SMD, led by Benjamin Ortega and Beyond St Read more


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Source: Today SXM
02 Dec 2015 02:13 PM
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Source: Today SXM
10 Nov 2015 04:48 PM

Seven New Political Parties Report For 2016 Elections

St. Maarten – An astonishing number of seven new political parties reported to the offices of the Electoral Council yesterday to submit their request to be registered for the February 9 elections. Among them is the St. Maarten Christian Party, led by Pastor Wycliffe Smith. On the other hand, the party of European Dutch residents did not show up, reportedly because they did not have enough time to prepare their documentation.

With the seven new parties – if they get all their formalities in order – the field for the elections will consist of eleven and possibly twelve parties Read more


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Source: Today SXM
12 Mar 2015 12:46 PM

Freedom Salsa Delivered To 18 Primary Schools

St. Maarten – The book delivering festivities at the Sint Maarten primary schools has come to an end. Between January and the first week of March the Beyond Writing Foundation has visited eighteen primary schools to present and delivered boxes containing 25 copies of the book Freedom Salsa.

The festivity was organized by school representatives together with the project manager of BWF, Ingrid Holaman.  Each school put another accent to the program Read more


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