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His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday
Governor of Sint Maarten
Delivered on the Occasion of the Observance of the
156th anniversary of Emancipation Day


  July 1, 2019
Emilio Wilson Estate,
Cul-De-Sac, Sint Maarten

My Fellow Sint Maarteners,

Good afternoon,

Marie-Louise and I wish you a most Blessed Emancipation Day,

We bring you greetings in honor of the sacrifices and triumph of our forefathers.

Emancipation is one of the most significant events in Sint Maarten’s history. Emancipation marked the triumph of the indomitable will of the enslaved men and women of Sint Maarten to be free.

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