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Source: SMN-News
10 Jun 2021 05:27 PM

~More than 20 global experts gave tools to islandpreneurs to build more resilient and global businesses.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- On June 3rd 4th, Islandpreneur Live 2021, the second annual signature virtual experience hosted by Produce Wealth Revolution (PWR) Agency took place. This two (2) day virtual summit focused on providing island-based entrepreneurs with actionable insights to build resilient and global businesses. Speakers covered topics like design thinking, securities exchange, financial resilience, digital transformation on islands and its impact, global branding, digital media and building a profitable business, innovation, export, strategy, building partnerships, and more.

Key experts included senior leaders of the Government of Sint Maarten, Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange (DCSX), Centrale Bank van Curaao en Sint Maarten(CBCS), Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, Microsoft, and Facebook Read more

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Source: 721 News
27 Jun 2017 11:55 PM

Graduation At The Pointe Blanche Prison

POINTE BLANCHE – On Friday, June 23, 40 inmates of the Pointe Blanche Prison received their certificates for the various courses they followed and successfully completed during a graduation ceremony held at the facility.

Certificates were awarded to the graduates in the fields of Music, Christian education, preparations for GED, Mathematics, Computer classes and the English and Dutch languages.

Among the invited guests were: Minister of Justice Rafael Boasman; representing the Minister of Education was Shermina Powell; members of the commission of supervision of the prison Johannes Schols, Ludwina Hodge and Wilfred Manning; coordinator of education at the Miss Lalie Center Lenrich Wilson; and Public Relations Officer for the Minister of Justice Fernando Clark.

The ceremony started at 9:30am with an opening prayer by Reverend Elfreda Lake followed by words of welcome and inspiration to the graduates by Prison Directors Steven Carty and Wilfred Williams.

Minister Boasman addressed the graduates, urging them to make the right choices in life Read more

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Source: 721 News
08 Aug 2016 03:00 AM

Ppa Launch List Of 14 Candidates Sunday

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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The Peoples Progressive Alliance Sunday presented their slate of 14 candidates to the general public of St. Maarten at the John Larmonie Center in Philipsburg.

Leader and number one candidate drs.

Gracita Arrindell told those present for the presentation on Sunday that this is the year for the people of St Read more

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Source: Today SXM
21 Oct 2015 02:07 PM

Budget 250,000 Guilders For St. Maarten Day Celebrations

The St. Maarten Day committee at the A.C Legislative hall. Photo Today / Andrew Dick

St. Maarten – The committee in charge of organizing the November 11 St. Maarten Day celebrations has been working for the past months to organize and execute a well thought out program starting November 8. Minister of Culture Rita Bourne-Gumbs says this year the focus is on the people being proud of the heritage the island has to offer. “The community needs to be reminded of the rich culture the island has and we hope to depict this at this year’s festivities,” said the minister.

The highlight of the day will be a cultural parade consisting of 30 groups according to committee member Urmain Dormoy Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
26 Aug 2015 06:22 AM

Brown wins FirstCaribbean Bank Open Youth Tennis Tournament

CAY HILL--Leshawn Brown won the Open division of the 14th annual FirstCaribbean Bank Youth Tennis Tournament at Raoul Illidge Sport Complex Tennis Pavilion over the weekend. Bradley Atyle finished second.
   A total of 38 boys and girls competed in several categories of play including Beginners, Under 13, Under 15 and Open Class.
  The competition was hosted by LAB Sports Academy and sponsored by First Caribbean Bank.
  Shade Barry placed first in girls beginners.  Jugeldi Garcia was second place Read more

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Source: SMN-News
30 Jun 2015 06:22 AM
>MULLET BAY: After another successful St. Maarten Open Golf Tournament which was held in April of this year, the St Maarten Golf Association SMGA was able to donate a total of USD 9,000 to three well deserving community organizations. These were:

 No Kidding With Our Kids Foundation LAB Sports AcademyJunior Golf Foundation of St. Maarten

Each community organization received USD 3,000 to help each foundation in further achieving their goals and to increase the development of children in St Read more

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Source: Today SXM
10 Apr 2015 12:16 PM

Silver Medallist Returns To Rousing Welcome

St. Maarten – Shakeba Pink wrote her name boldly in the sporting books of Country St. Maarten when she won a Silver medal at the 44th Annual Carifta Games which took place in St. Kitts over the Easter weekend.

Pink, the leading middle distance runner on the island, follows the footsteps of Claude Paul, a former member of the Lab Sports Academy who was also the first male runner to medal at the same event several years ago under the Netherlands Antilles. Ironically, this is Pink’s second time at the Carifta Games, she was unable to secure a place on the podium in her first outing, but this time, she did it and that is a plus for St Maarten Read more

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