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2010

2010

[Aug 30, 2010] Earl Hurricane - St Barts - 30 August 2010

[Aug 10, 2010] Saint Barth Summer Sessions

The La Plage restaurant introduce : ST BARTH SUMMER SESSIONS « 5 to 15 august 2010, 10 days of crazy music ! » Festival program La Plage St Jean Tel: 0590 52 81 33 Email: tombeach@wanadoo.fr Site: www.stbarthsummersessions.com

[Jun 7, 2010] The Great Fish Debate

THE GREAT FISH DEBATE There seems to be a bone of contention among a few of my friends. Fine folks who love some of the finer things in life, such as Dover Sole That flat fish floating in butter and capers. Known in French as Sole Meunière, it is made from what is called in European fisherman ver...

[May 5, 2010] Eugénie Blanchard: The Oldest Person In The World

Eugénie Blanchard: The Oldest Person In The World Born in Saint Barth on February 16, 1896, Eugénie Blanchard became the doyenne of humanity on Tuesday, May 4. Since May 25, 2008, she has been the oldest person in France, and at the age of 114, she is also now the oldest person in the world, fo...

[May 5, 2010] 2010 St Barth Book Festival

2010 St Barth Book Festival Organized by the association Saint B’Art, the fifth edition of the St Barth Book Festival took place April 12 to 20, 2010. Four authors were the invited guests this year, including Alex Godard, writer and illustrator from Marie Galante, known primarily for his wonderf...

[May 5, 2010] 2010 St Barth Film Festival

2010 St Barth Film Festival The St Barth Film Festival “Cinéma Caraïbes” celebrated its 15th anniversary on April 24-30, 2010. This year, organizers Ellen Lampert-Gréaux, Joshua Harrison, Rosemond Gréaux, and Sophie Maupoil paid tribute to Haiti, with the projection of Moloch Tropical, the...

[May 4, 2010] Films On The Beach Of St Barts

FILMS ON THE BEACH We survived! The 15th annual St Barth Film Festival, which took place April 24-30, 2010, was a very interesting event this year, with a wide range of films and filmmakers from the Caribbean basin. Getting them all to the island was quite an accomplishment, with the clouds of volc...

[Apr 2, 2010] Tourism Hostess At The Airport

Tourism Hostess At The Airport Last year, the island’s Territorial Tourism Committee (CTTSB) decided to add an information booth at the arrivals hall at the airport as of mid-February. Every afternoon, a hostess is present to answer questions from travelers who are asked to an entry card, in o...

[Apr 2, 2010] Les Voiles de St-Barth 2010

Les Voiles de St-Barth 2010 Right after the Bucket, many of the boats set sail for Antigua, to participate in the Classic Yacht Regatta. Yet certain have remained anchored in the harbor of Gustavia and will participate in Les Voiles de St Barth, a new nautical event open to sailboats both class...

[Apr 2, 2010] Ranger Wins The St Barth Bucket 2010

Ranger Wins The St Barth Bucket 2010 The races in the 15th anniversary edition of the St Barth Bucket were held from March 26-28, with a fabulous fleet of 39 of the most beautiful sailboats in the world. These yachts have an annual rendezvous for three days of fun regattas around the island. ...

[Mar 10, 2010] March 8: International Women’s Day

March 8: International Women’s Day Made official by the United Nations in 1977, countries around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, an event that has roots in the women’s rights and suffragist movement in the early 20th century in Europe and the United States. Ev...

[Mar 10, 2010] MATCH Becomes Marché U

MATCH Becomes Marché U As of March 1, the supermarket March in St Jean changed owners and is now a Marché U.  After many years as Match—and part of the Belgian group Delhaize—the market was purchased by Jean-Claude Chevreul, a food industry professional who has two stores in Mayenne, F...

[Mar 10, 2010] Two Pre-Stamped Envelopes For Saint Barth

Two Pre-Stamped Envelopes For Saint Barth This year, La Poste decided to create two pre-stamped envelopes with local Saint Barth images. One will feature the poster from the first edition of Les Voiles de Saint Barth (more about this exciting nautical event in my next article). The 5000 envel...

[Mar 1, 2010] Rescue at sea

RESCUE AT SEA As I’m sure many boat owners now know, St Barth has an official French rescue-at-sea station (www.snsm-stbarth.com) and a handsome new rescue boat, the Capitaine Danet, which was put into service in November 2007. The boat is now parked near the main dock in Gustavia, where a slip w...

[Feb 10, 2010] New Hospital Wing Inaugurated

New Hospital Wing Inaugurated In early February, Pierre Nuty, director of the De Bruyn Hospital, welcomed president of the Collectivity, and second vice-president in charge of health and welfare, Nicole Gréaux, as well as the president of the hospital board, a representative of the Prefect f...

[Feb 10, 2010] Renovation of Former Town Hall

Renovation of Former Town Hall This charming old building with an upper wooden story painted green and white had housed local governmental offices since the island was returned to France by Sweden via a treaty signed on August 10, 1877, until the new town hall was built on the far side of the ...

[Feb 10, 2010] Synthetic Turf In St Jean Stadium

Synthetic Turf In St Jean Stadium For many years, soccer players and rugby-men have complained about the condition of the playing field in the only sports stadium on the island. This situation has finally been remedied with the placement of 6000 sq meters of synthetic turf, a major improvement ...

[Feb 1, 2010] Now what?

Now what? The small plane swoops in for a landing on the short runway on a perfect little Caribbean island. You step out onto the tarmac and savor the warm air and soft tropical breezes. You admire the green hillsides where houses with red or green roofs are tucked into the landscape. Hey, you thin...

[Jan 11, 2010] St Barth Music Festival 2010

St Barth Music Festival 2010 The 26th annual St Barth Music Festival — January 12-20, 2010— has some spectacular concerts on tap. An opening night gift from festival director Frances Debroff, the first night’s Mozart concert on January 12 is free to the public. The program also includes th...

[Jan 11, 2010] People Watching in St-Barth

People Watching in St-Barth It’s an annual happening: the island hosts numerous celebrities who come to spend the holidays in the sun. Among others, this year’s crop included Marc Jacobs, artistic director of Louis Vuitton, former top model Linda Evangelista, actors Eddie Murphy and Hugh Jack...

[Jan 11, 2010] Rain And High Seas For The New Year

Rain And High Seas For The New Year For the first time in several decades, the Port of Gustavia was empty on December 31. Strong sea swells from the north-northeast caused by a low-pressure system in the Atlantic as a result of winter storms that battered the United States during the week of Ch...

[Jan 1, 2010] Lucky again

LUCKY AGAIN Saint Barth is one pretty lucky island! We had the good fortune to be spared hurricanes of any serious magnitude for the past 10 years, expect last year’s Omar, which caused damage to the docks due to high waves (please keep your fingers crossed for future seasons…). But here we are j...


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