SCDF: Housing people in the Festival Village is a health disaster waiting to happen

Bird's eye view of Festival Village

POND ISLAND — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) has warned that housing people in the Festival Village is a humanitarian and health disaster waiting to happen. The board of the foundation issued its warning following comments made by at least two Ministers (Marlin and Lee) that the village was being considered for housing. The More...

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Alston Lourens SCDF President
By webadmin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Carnival 2018: the show must go on

GREAT BAY – President of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) Alston Lourens has stated that the foundation fully intends to host Carnival 2018. He recalled that Carnival 1996 is fondly remembered More...

Rumari Rogers
By Online Editor On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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King Rumer competes in Soca Monarch

Rumari “King Rumer” Rogers competed in the Soca Monarch competition in Tortola, BVI yesterday. He is currently the 3-peat Road March King of St. Maarten. Minister Silveria Jacobs (Education, Culture, Youth More...

Magic Blue NIA
By Online Editor On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Magic Blue’s energy leaves you on the edge of your seat

GREAT BAY – The National Institute of Arts (NIA) presented its 5th Annual Recital “Magic Blue”, a mystical and magical creative expressive journey graced with dance, circus, clowning, song, poetry and acrobatics. More...

MPC flyer1915
By webadmin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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MILTON PETERS COLLEGE & SUNDIAL SCHOOL HOST JUBILEE TALENT SHOW & ART DISPLAY ON MAY 26th, 2017, at PORT DE PLAISANCE

GREAT BAY – The Milton Peters College and Sundial School are celebrating their respective 40 and 50 year anniversary and on Friday, May 26th, they will be hosting a jubilee talent show and art display featuring More...

Rachelle Thomas 4
By webadmin On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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UPDATED: Jouvert victim of spiked drink hospitalized

GREAT BAY – Family members and friends of 20-year-old, Rachelle Thomas, want questions answered following an incident, which allegedly occurred on Jouvert morning. According to initial reports, Thomas was More...

sr winners
By webadmin On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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King Vers and Kenyo share spotlight

GREAT BAY– In the weeks running up to the 2017 Soca Rumble competition sponsored by Tel Cell, expectations were high in the lyrical battle in the Groovy as well as the Power category. Soca rumble competition But More...

extravaganza kids - MGP
By webadmin On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Youth Extravaganza aborted after “Sexy Silveria” remarks

GREAT BAY– The police had the last say during the latter stages of the 2017 Youth Extravaganza, Black & White event organized by Laugh Out Loud Productions. Police officers came onto the stage after host More...

Alston Lourens SCDF President
By webadmin On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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“It was unfortunate.” says SCDF President Alston Lourens

GREAT BAY – President of the Sint Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF), Alston Lourens has expressed the organisation’s dissatisfaction at the ‘unfortunate’ incidents which allegedly More...

MIN ADD
By webadmin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Minister Jacobs: “Don’t use Carnival to settle beefs”

GREAT BAY– With Carnival officially opened, over-indulging by some adults is something that can be expected, but in light of the excitement surrounding the series of events ahead, Minister of Education, Culture, More...