Major Sponsors Postpone Support of Carnival 2021 with Community Health & Safety of Paramount Concern. | SMN NEWS

PHILIPSBURG:— Citing health & safety concerns and a lack of prior information from the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF), three of the event’s main sponsors, Motorworld, International Liquor & Tobacco N.V., and TelEm Group, have informed that they are postponing their support for the staging of Carnival 2021.

In a jointly signed letter to SCDF President, Mr. Alston Lourens late Friday, the three sponsors informed of a meeting that took place on Thursday, January 21, 2021, to come to their decision.

All expressed concern that the Carnival organizers intend to press ahead with St. Maarten’s premier touristic ...

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