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History of St. Barts

St. Barts island history Discovered by Columbus in 1493, and named for his brother Bartolomeo, St. Barths was first settled in 1648 by French colonists from the nearby island of St. Kitts. This original settlement was not a grand success, and, in 1651, the i...

“Memories Of Our Past” Tells T... “Memories Of Our Past” Tells T... Friday at 03:35 pm

“Memories Of Our Past,” a 52-minute documentary includes the stories of about fifteen old-timers of Saint Barth who describe life on the island before the advent of tourism...

GETTING BACK TO NORMAL GETTING BACK TO NORMAL Yesterday at 05:45 pm

I got back to St Barth on November 1 (after a few weeks break in the United States) and hit the ground running. I no sooner kicked off my high-top Nikes and slipped into flip-flops than I was off on a tour of the island's cemeteries...

Grocery stores and Supermarkets

Supermarkets and Grocery Stores The supermarket in St Jean is the largest on the island and most closely represents the large markets found in Europe or the US, well-stocked with a large variety of products. You are most likely to find all your staples here, f...

What makes an island sexy? What makes an island sexy? Yesterday at 04:50 pm

About a dozen people must have called me by now to ask if I saw the recent article in USA Today about "Sexy St Barts." So I looked it up on the internet. After all, I'm always curious to see what people have to say about my favorite island...

Baby sea turtles found on the ... Baby sea turtles found on the ... Friday at 05:00 pm

On Thursday and Friday, October 28 and 29, the agents of the marine park were alerted by the directors of the windsurfing club on Saint Jean beach...

MATCH Becomes Marché U MATCH Becomes Marché U Wednesday, 10 March 2010

As of March 1, the supermarket March in St Jean changed owners and is now a Marché U...

Openings, Parties and People Openings, Parties and People Monday, 07 January 2008

December 22, the Ralph Lauren boutique held a cocktail party for its special clients, staying open for last-minute Christmas shopping until 10pm. The Bulgari jewelry store held its annual party at the Tamarin restaurant in Saline rather than at their boutique in town. Numerous private parties in vil...

Happy Holidays Happy Holidays Tuesday, 01 December 2009

‘Tis the season for sure, with Christmas lights twinkling and the scent of fir trees in the air...

Overseas Secretary Yves Jégo V... Overseas Secretary Yves Jégo V... Tuesday, 07 April 2009

On Saturday morning, March 21, the president of the Collectivity of St Barthélemy and members of the UMP political party were at the airport to meet the French Overseas Secretary of State when he arrived from St Martin with his wife. During his brief visit to St Barth, Yves Jégo first met with the g...


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