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WELCOME!

The St. Barth
Weekly is happy to
be back for its fourth
season. The Weekly
is designed to help
you put your finger
on the pulse of the
local community.
Featuring an
English r6sum6 of
the top stories in our
French newspaper,
Le Journal de Saint
Barth, as well as ori-
ginal articles in
English, The St.
Barth Weekly is the
only completely
English-language
newspaper on the
island. It is distribu-
ted on the island
every week from
November through
the end of July. Our
most exciting news
is that each Friday,
The Weekly is also
available online at
Saint Barth Online
(www.st-
barths.com), the
wonderful web site
launched in 1996,
and now run by our
friends Bruno and
G6raldine Colletas.
Thanks to them, you
can download every
edition of The St.
Barth Weekly, so
that no matter
where you are in the
world, you can stay
in touch with your
favorite island.


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A WEEK OF NEW CARIBBEAN CUISINE

IN ISLAND RESTAURANTS

Caribbean potato and grated
Cuisine' coconut. On the
organized by the menu at this Shell
Saint Barth Restau- Beach restaurant, the
rant Association dish was declared a
began on Monday, ;/ success.
February 19, in 15 At Frangois Planta-
local restaurants. tion, chef consultant
Intended to promote h Christophe Langree
the creativity of the concocted a new
island's chefs and dessert: Grilled slices
attract clients who Mahi-AMahi marinated in ginger lime, andmangojuice, of pineapple marinat-
might be more with papaya chutney, and stuffed Cristophine squash, ed with spices and
inclined to hire a pri- at Tatno, the restaurant at the Hotel Christopher served with rum mint


vate chef for their villa than eat out, this culi-
nary experiment runs through Monday, Febru-
ary 26. The idea is simple: using exclusively
regional products, the chefs create a recipe-
appetizer, main dish, or dessert- which is
added to the regular menu during this week-
long event. The list of ingredients is specified
and in certain restaurants the recipe is also
available for diners.
At the Carl Gustaf, chef Emmanuel Motte took
up the challenge and created a different recipe
for each evening: in addition to his usual menu
he has added a dish with the flavor, spices, and
ingredients of the Caribbean. A Tarte Tatin with
corossol sorbet treated the diners on the first
night of the event. On the evening of Carnival
he made Chicken Colombo with "small" veg-
etables, followed the next evening by Grilled
Lobster accompanied by sweet potato puree,
then a Chicken Breast marinated in honey and
coconut milk with Creole rice. Friday night fea-
tures a West Indian-style Crab with spinach,
Saturday another Chicken Colombo with veg-
etables, and on Sunday evening, a hot/cold
West Indian lobster salad. Then he'll finish
with a flourish on Monday with a Banana Tart
Tatin with corossol sorbet. All of the recipes are
available if requested
Taino, the restaurant at the Hotel Christopher,
was just about full on the first evening: Chef
Philippe had prepared Mahi-Mahi marinated in
ginger, lime, and mango juice, with papaya
chutney, and stuffed Cristophine squash, as the
special of the week. "People really liked the
idea," said a spokesperson for the hotel. At Do
Brazil, the same train of thought: enthusiastic
about the idea, chef Mohamed Irain prepared
Tuna layered with Mango with an infusion of
ginger, lime, and coconut juice, with plantains,


sorbet and crispy cookies. And to encourage
you to try it at home, the dessert comes with
the recipe... in French and English!
At La Route des Boucaniers, already a special-
ist in Creole cuisine, Francis Delage decided to
promote his "Creole Platter," complete with
cod fritters, stuffed crab, Creole blood sausage,
cod fish salad, sliced tuna, conch gratin, lobster
spring roll. And who does this appeal to: "the
North American clientel doesn't really go for
the Caribbean connotation," Delage says, "The
most receptive to this type of event are the
Europeans." At the Wall House, Frank Math-
evet had an interesting idea, which is to add a
Caribbean accent to the dished already on the
menu. For example a pumpkin crumble, for
which he is happy to share the recipe.
Jean-Luc Grabowski, the chef at the Sereno,
added an appetizer: a carpaccio of fish per-
fumed with lime and coconut. At the Marine,
(closed on Monday), chef Christophe Cesaro
offered as of Tuesday, a thick cut of Yellow
Snapper sauteed in its skin with a hot/cold
combination of marinated peppers and pump-
kin with lime juice and Creole rice. At Ti Saint-
Barth, also beginning on Tuesday, Pascal
Giglio created a complete menu for the occa-
sion: an appetizer of Tomato Gazpacho with
large shrimp and melon mousse, followed by
Tournedos of Mahi-Mahi with pineapple
caramelized with rum and ginger, and to com-
plete the meal, warm chocolate cake with a
"heart" of coconut or corossol ice cream. At the
Tamarin, Maxime Deschamps, who reigns in
the kitchen there, opted for the hot appetizer of
Conch Ravioli in garlic cream.
Au Port, The Strand, Grain de Sel, Nikki
Beach, and La Mandala are also participating
in the Caribbean Cuisine Week.


St Barth Weekly n109





Auction of Bronze Statue
signed n3 of 8

in Aid of Jane GOODALL INSTITUTE

8th of March 2007

"I work with the Rainforest Foundation
and the Jane Goodall Institute," says FranCois
Plantation's Robert Eden, a man who is clearly
environmentally concerned.
"The rainforest is one of the most important
parts of the planet," he points out, describing
the mapping projects and other actions
designed to help indigenous populations protect
their environment.
The Bonobo Apes are not so lucky
From 100,000 of these apes
in 1980, it is estimated
that only 5,000 remain today
"And they are now an
endangered species, and only
exist in one place. We must
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Political Evolution

For Maxime Desouches,

foreigners should not be subject

to French national taxes


Maxime Desouches is
a city councilman from
the opposition slate. His
position is that foreigners
who own property in Saint
Barth should not be
subject to French national
taxes when the island
evolves into a more
autonomous Overseas
Collectivity. He explains
his position below:

"I would like to respond to the
letter from the mayor to 'resi-
dents and non-residents,
French or foreign, of Saint
Barthelemy' published in the
last edition of the Saint Barth
Weekly, and which states his
interpretation of the specific
laws concerning the creation of
an Overseas Collectivity in
Saint Barth in terms of fiscal
residency. If everyone is aware
that a waiting period of five years is
necessary to become a fiscal resident
of Saint Barth, in order to avoid an
uncontrollable influx of people or
businesses seeking financial advan-
tages, it may still be necessary to take
another look at the interpretation of
the tax policy that will be put into
place, no matter the nationality of the
persons concerned, especially those
whose fiscal residence is not in
France, or in Saint Barthelemy, but
who own property or businesses on
the island.
According to article L.O. 6214-4. -I
of the law, "moral or physical persons
that do not meet the residency condi-
tions stated above (i.e. a minimum of
five years living on the island) are
considered as having their fiscal resi-
dence in France." This can be meant
to mean that all people who are not
fiscal residents of Saint Barth regard-
less of their nationality or the length
of their residency on the island, be
subject to French national taxation
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and especially the wealth tax that
would be applied to their property
and revenue generated by these peo-
ple. If that is the case for French citi-
zens living in metropolitan France or
those who cannot justify five years of
living in Saint Barth as of the date
when the law creating the Overseas
Collectivity goes into effect, it is
unthinkable that that ruling also apply
to foreigners or even French citizens
who have never lived in France.
It is contrary to the spirit of article
6214-4 -I- 30 of the same law which
states that a fiscal agreement will be
established "to prevent tax evasion
and double taxation." In addition, fis-
cal agreements established in July
1983 between New Caledonia and
France, and in May 1988 between
Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and
France, make it clear that "the present
agreement applies to persons who are
residents of a territory or the two ter-
ritories;" the agreements cover those
persons who live in these territories,


excluding those whose fiscal
domicile is elsewhere in the
world.
The goal of the future fiscal
agreements that will be worked
out between the future elected
officials of Saint Barth's Over-
seas Collectivity and the
French Finance Minister is to
preserve the level of tax pay-
ments currently made to France
by residents who are subject to
national taxes, but not to tax
those persons who do not live
in France and have property in
Saint Barth. It seems clear that
foreigners, or even French citi-
zens who live abroad and come
to live in Saint Barth, should
not be concerned by this fiscal
agreement since they are not
"evading" French taxes.
On the other hand, it is com-
pletely logical that they should
be subject to local taxes that
the future collectivity might decide to
enact. Yet it is not logical that a per-
son who has never set foot in France,
and comes to live in Saint Barthele-
my should find himself subject to
French taxes that would be paid to
France, rather than local taxes that
would be paid to the collectivity.
Let us not forget that our foreign
friends with their investments and
expenditures on the island help drive
the local economy. They should not
become victims of an unjust decision
in their regard. Our role, as elected
officials, is to be concerned about our
constituents but we should not forget
the others who do not have the right
to vote, and we should assure them
representation as well.
We must then be extremely attentive to
the editing of the fiscal agreements in
order to avoid that these contradictions
sap the very substance of the law, and
eventually deprive us of eventual tax
revenues that would be, above all,
beneficial to the collectivity.
St Barth Weekly n109


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AN ISLAND AT WORK


There may be fewer big
projects than in recent
years, but municipal
construction is ongoing
in a variety of areas.
Here is an overview of
current projects as outli-
ned by Sylvain Michelet,
director of the municipal
technical services office.

Tennis Courts Within
Four Months

Part of the master plan for
the sports zone in Saint
Jean, the construction of
four municipal tennis
courts began ten days ago,
close to the archery range,
on land previously used by
a stone crushing company.
They will be hard courts
with a drain to evacuate


rainwater. It is estimated
that it will take four
months to complete the
construction. There is no
clubhouse planned at the
moment.


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Walkway
on Barnes Quay

While the restoration of
the Atwater Quay is
almost at its end, the work
on Barnes Quay is also
moving along nicely. The
steel piling to hold up the
future dock is in place and
the contractor is currently
pouring the concrete for a
pedestrian esplanade that
will run from the Atwater
Quay to the Wall House by
way of the Barnes Quay,
whose owners have
allowed for a public pas-
sageway.
Part of the landfill that cre-


Security Booth At The Commercial Dock


Playgrund in Anse des Cayes


St Barth Weekly n109


ated the former dock was
carted away but some
remains in the harbor and
will be removed as part of
a dragging operation in
May. The municipality had
purchased part of the
Barnes Quay and demol-
ished it for two reasons:
facilitate the maneuvering
of mega yachts and create
a harmonious perimeter to
the port.

Security Booth
At The Commercial
Dock

In keeping with The Inter-
national Ship and Port
Facility Security Code
(ISPS), access to the com-
mercial dock in public will
now be controlled. A secu-
rity booth is under con-
struction and will allow for
the verification of those
entering and exiting the
area. The system should be
operational by early March.

Second Reverse
Osmosis Plant Open

The island's second
reverse osmosis desalina-
tion plant opened on Janu-
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AN ISLAND AT WORK


the water by local health
officials were good and
water from this new plant,
capable of producing 1500
cubic meters of water per
day, is flowing into the
system. Yet there were
several hiccups in the dis-
tribution of city water last
week, especially on hill-
tops and at the end of the
network.
Naturally the fault lies in
the production process but
not with the reverse osmo-
sis system: the incinerator
that should produce steam
vapor needed to operate
one of the desalination
plants was out of order at
the same time that there
was a technical problem
with one of the two motors
at the water plant, causing
a decrease in the daily pro-
duction to less than 1200
cubic meters while the
demand-which only con-
tinues to increase- is
closer to 2600 cubic
meters per day. All should
soon be restored to normal
according to the technical
services director.

Cleanliness At
The Trash Center

After improvements such
as paved surfaces and six
new metal bins with a
truck to lift them, the
island's trash collection
center also got a new trash
truck at the end of the
year, as well as a mechani-
cal shovel to help sort the
trash before it is crushed.
Speaking of crushing, the
metal-crushing machine,
out of service for many
months, can now be
repaired as the necessary
parts have finally arrived.
One hopes it will be back

St Barth Weekly n109


in operation during the
month of March, with a
new site closer to the
incinerator.

Work Slow On
Former Fire Station

Its use is yet to be deter-
mined even if the mayor
has brought up the idea of
using the building that has
replaced the former fire
station as a tax office.
Whatever it becomes,
work is not completed on
the building due to con-
tainers that have not
arrived with the materials
required to finish the con-
struction. The materials
should arrive in the next
few days and the project
should be completed with-
in the next few months.

Playground
in Anse des Cayes

The municipality is current-
ly completing a playground
in Anse des Cayes. On Sat-
urday, the contractor
installed the equipment
acquired by the local associ-
ation, Lezard des Cayes,
and will now pave the area.
A concrete slab will be


poured and cover with a
shock-absorbent surface to
ensure the safety of children
who play there. In the next
three weeks, work should
also begin on a building for
use by the association.


Vacation 'Homework'
At The Elementary
School

Taking advantage of the
February vacation period,
the municipality is current-
ly paving the interior
courtyards at the elemen-
tary school in Gustavia,
using the same concrete
slabs as used in the play-
grounds. This is then cov-
ered with a shock-
absorbent surface. The
school's cistern will also
be restored so that the
school can use cistern
water if there are problems
with city water.


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Caribbean Whale
In 2009
In June 2006, during the
58th Annual Meeting of
the International Whal-
ing Commission, France
announced its intention to
create a whale sanctuary in
the waters of the
Caribbean. After an initial
meeting held in Guade-
loupe to form a steering
committee for the project,
a second meeting was held
last week in Martinique
and the project was pre-
sented to various regional
partners. In order to best
ensure the protection of the
habitats for the 30 different
species of whales and
marine mammals in the
area, the date of 2009 has
been set as the deadline for


Sanctuary


the creation of the sanctu-
ary. At this time, only
waters controlled by
France are included, but
the goal is to extend the
size of the zone, said Frank
Mazeas, the head of the
marine ecology project in
Guadeloupe, as quoted in
an article by Associated
Press: "The Dutch West
Indies, and other zones
like Montserrat and the
Virgin Islands would like
to join this initiative. The
idea to increase the zone
little by little, so that the
sanctuary extends beyond
French territorial waters.
The marine mammals do
not understand the concept
of frontiers."


The Marine Park answers
questions concerning
the marine environment
and environmental protection


WHY IS THE OCEAN
SALTY?
At the time when
dinosaurs were but simple
cells and the earth was still
in its infancy, man would
not have been able to
breathe the air on our plan-
et. Volcanic activity
spewed forth a mix of tox-
ic gases and steam. Once
in the atmosphere, this mix
fell back to earth in the
form of rain that washed
the earth, cleansing it of
the elements needed to
make salt. A hundred mil-
lion years of this cycle was
enough to definitively add
salt to our seas and oceans.


WHY ARE
THERE OCEAN TIDES?
Celestial objects, such as
planets and stars, exert a
gravitational attraction
toward other objects in
their path. The earth and
the moon are not exempt
from this phenomenon.
The moon tries to pull our
planet towards it. But the
moon's small size only
allows it to influence the
water of our oceans. At the
same time, Planet Earth,
exerting its own force,
pulls the water back in the
other direction. This war
of the Titans results in ris-
ing water levels in the
places on the earth closest
to the moon, causing high
tides. But the earth pulls
back just as strongly
resulting in a similar wave
on the other side of the
planet. The orbit of the
moon and the rotation of
the earth on its own axis
cause the movement of


these waves on the globe's
surface. The coastline
stops the movement of the
water. At that moment, an
observer standing on the
coast would confirm an
elevation in the water lev-
el. Several hours later,
when the moon continues
on its journey, the sea
returns to its original level.
The time of day that this
happens depends on when
the moon passes overhead,
thus the time varies from
day to day.


WHAT IS A TRANSECT?
A transect is straight line
placed on the ground along
which ecological measure-
ments are taken. If ecolo-
gists wanted to sample the
diversity of organisms in
the marine park, for exam-
ple, they would place a
number of transects per-
pendicular to the shore and
take samples at predeter-
mined interval lengths.
The ecologists then move
along the line with a yard-
stick to take their measure-
ments. Thus they can
count the number of organ-
isms (coral, shells,
sponges, etc.) found in any
given area. In Saint
Barthelemy, two transects
200 feet long are installed
permanently, near the
islands of Pain de Sucre
and Coco. Other tempo-
rary transects have been
put in place as well to
count the conch population
in sea grass beds. The
results are compared from
one year to another, allow-
ing an ongoing survey of
life along the reefs.

St Barth Weekly n109


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Police Dog Finds Drugs

50 grams of

found
Popeye, the eight year-
old Belgian sheep
dog, and his master
Olivier-one of the canine
teams from the Northern
Islands State Police -
found 50 grams of marijua-
na in a trashcan on the Voy-


marijuana


ager ferry. Acting on a
directive from the French
government, the nautical
brigade from Saint Martin
activated a dozen officers
from Saint Barth and Saint
Martin to run an anti-drug
control operation when the
last boat arrived
on Friday
evening. The
marijuana was
ostensibly
thrown away by
one of the pas-
sengers once
the control
began. This
type of opera-
tion will be
repeated in the
future.


Sailing
C6sar Hardelay Wins
The Optimist Regatta
in Anguilla
our young sailors of the other 16 young rac-
from the Saint Barth ers, taking first place hon-
Yacht Club partici- ors, while second and third
pated in the first Optimist place went to members of
regatta of the season in the Sint Maarten Yacht
Anguilla, where their Club who are "old hands"
coach, Greg, accompanied at racing Optimists. Just
them. Seventeen competi- behind them, in fourth and
tors from Sint Maarten, fifth place, were Mickael
Saint Barth, and Anguilla Eckelier and Dylan Ramier
took park in a series of sev- from Saint-Barth. Jean
en races on Saturday, Feb- Dumont, the fourth sailor
ruary 10. Cesar Hardelay of from Saint Barth, was in
Saint-Barth came out ahead 15th place.


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3. A "giraffe" and his mate get in the mood for Carnival
4. Sexy ladies at the Venetian Carnival party at La Plage!
5. Trinette Weselley-Wesley (left) and Mady Rimbaud
(right) with Jennifer May at the opening of her art exhibit
atPorta 34
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From February 23 to
March 1st, the work
of Illya Kagan can be
seen in the exhibit, Vision
of the Island, at Porta 34
Gallery in Gustavia. Based
in Nantucket, this painter
(with roots in the Ukraine)
has been coming to Saint-
Barth for 35 years, since he
was just six years old. One
thing that is special about
these oil-on-linen paintings
is the wonderful use
light- or lack thereof for
those painted after the sun
has set- that emanates from
them. There is nothing sur-
prising about that; when
asked what inspired him in
Saint Barth, Kagan
answered, "the variations
in the light, and the colors
of the water. Compared to
the monochromatic green,
or white in the winter, of
Nantucket, to come here,


even for a visiting painter
like myself, is like a new
awakening." Between his
visits to Saint Barth, Illya
Kagan splits his time
between his home base in
Nantucket, and all "the
great spots" in the world
where he is inspired to
paint. His work is "alive"
and he always works "in
the fresh air," looking at
the landscape he is paint-
ing. He has also painted
extensively in Nantucket,
New York, Aspen, Tuscany,
and the South of France,
where he followed the trail
of the great Fauvist
painters, Van Gogh and
Cezanne, whose strong
influence can be felt in
Kagan's work. Vision of the
Island is Kagan's sixth
exhibit in Saint Barth, with
a reception on Friday, Feb-
ruary 23 from 6:00-9:00pm.


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Cafe Victoire
Caviar Island
Do Brazil
Eddy's Restaurant
Jao
L'Entracte
La Creperie
La Gamelle


La Mandala


La Marine
La Route des Boucaniers
La Vella
La Saladerie
Le Sapotiller
O'Coorner
Le Vietnam
Pipiri Palace
Repaire des Rebelles
The Strand
Ti Zouk K'fe
Wall House


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Maya's 05.90.27 75 73
Corossol
Le Regal 05.90.29 85 26
Vitet
Hostellerie des 3 Forces 05 90 27 61 25
Toiny
Le Gaiac (H6tel Le Toiny) 05.90.27 88 88

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Le Diamant
Le Jardin
Le Glacier
Le Piment
Le Terraza
Zanzibarth


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Le Taino (H6tel Le Christopher)
Ti St-Barth


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Bartolomeo (H6tel Guanahani) 05.90.27 66 60
Indigo (H6tel Guanahani) 05 90 27 66 60
La Gloriette (La) 05.90.27 75 66
Restaurant des pecheurs (H6tel Le Sereno) 05.90.29.83.00
Colombier
Francois Plantation 05.90.29 80 22
Les Bananiers 05.90.27.93.48
Lurin
Santa Fe 05.90.27 61 04
Flamands
Chez Rolande 05.90.29 76 78
La Case de l'ile 05.90.27 61 81
La Langouste 05.90.27.63.61
Taiwana 05.90.27 65 01
Anse des Cayes
Chez Ginette 05.90.27.66.11
Chez Yvon 05.90.29 86 81
Fellini Ristorante (H6tel Le Manapany) 05.90.27.66.55
New Born 05.90.27.67.07


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TIME OUT

Where to go dancing? See an art exhibit?
Listen to live music? Time Out keeps you up to date on local happenings. Let's party I


Special Events
I February 19-26
A new Taste of The
Caribbean Page 4

Live Music
I Every Evening
-Lounge mix, 7:30pm-
midnight, Bar't6,
H6tel Guanahani
Grand Cul de Sac
Papagayo, Mr Dean, &
Krisse 9pm, except Monday
at La Plage, St. Jean,
I Until March 3
Adam Falcon Quartet,
Alternative Jazz Soul
8:30pm-midnight,
BAZ, Gustavia
I Every Saturday & Sunday
Stephane, Sunset Concert at
5:30pm, Hotel Carl Gustav
I From Wednesday-Friday
Alan Landry on piano, 8pm,
Le Gaiac, Hotel Le Toiny
I From Tuesday-Saturday
Phil on piano, 7pm, Hotel
Christopher, Pointe Milou,
I From Tuesday-Friday
-Nadege, Sunset Concert,
5:30pm, Hotel Carl Gustav
Photo Art Exhibition
at Francois Plantation: Rose
Murray,
Scenes from Majesty Pen,
Kingston, Jamaica

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Let's Party
I Sunday, February 25
-Creole BBQ with acoustic
music, La Marine
Restaurant, Gustavia
-Brunch at Manapany with
Christine Gordon noon to
3:00pm, Anse des Cayes
I Monday, February 26
- Marrakech evening,
mint tea and belly dancing,
Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou
I Tuesday, February 27
- Pirate Night, at Ti St Barth,
Pointe Milou
I Wednesday February 28
-Ti Brother Party: A bottle
of Moet & Chandon for the
best costume. Fashion show
and dancing. Ti St Barth
I Thursday March 1st
Night of the angels,
Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou
I Friday & Saturday
Crazy Week end
& Fashion Show
Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou
Cyrille Margarit
at Nikki Beach, St Jean
Opening Friday 23
at 7: 00 pm


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"OliST1 EVICEntES


Night Club
I Every evening:
-Casa Nikki, Gustavia
-Yacht Club, Gustavia
-Bubbles Club, Gustavia


Hot Spot caf6, Lurin
Sexy pole dancing every
night after lam, Yacht Club
0 Monday
-Studio 54, Casa Nikki
I Wednesday
Bling Bling Please, Casa
Nikki

Exhibitions:
Eve Ducharme Art Gallery
presents
Richard Litzelmenn
at Wall House gallery,
Gustavia


) Alain le Chatelier,
Les Artisans, Gustavia
1 Basile, Haitian painter,
Galerie Asie, Gustavia
I Until March 1st
Illya Kagan, Porta 34,
Gustavia
) Until March 5
Scott Cassidy, Angels and
Ghosts Eat Skeletons,
gallery Me.di.um, Gustavia
D Until February 28
Dominique Rousserie
at To b.art Gallery,
Carr6 d'Or, Gustavia
I February 14-March 4
Photographer Cyrille
Margarit "Digital Evidence"
at Nikki Beach
I "Ethereal," an exhibit by
students from the New York
Academy of Art, Jane's
Gallery, Eden Rock
D Permanent exhibits
- Michelle Marie paintings) ,
H6tel Carl Gustaf, Gustavia
- Philippe Defruit (sculptu-
res), H6tel Carl Gustaf,


spnere
Plates s fitness
Pilates, Yoga & Reformer
Group & private classes
Fitness studio, spinning...
0590 2793 21
Alain le Chatelier, Les
Artisans, Gustavia
-Pompi, Petit Cul de Sac
Hannah Moser, Cul de Sac
Antoine Heckly, Galerie
Indochine, Gustavia
I Art Galleries
Eve Ducharme Art Gallery
(appointment only), Toiny
-To-b.art galerie, Gustavia
-Me.di.um galerie, Gustavia
-Didier Spindler galerie,
Gustavia
Pipiri Boutique, Gustavia

Fashion shows:
I Everyday:
1:30-2pm: H6tel Isle de
France boutique, Flamands
3:30-7:30: Geisha Vampire,
La Plage, Saint Jean


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Night:Partly Cloud
Low: 73 F. /23 C.
Wind East 13 mph /


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I.-.: "3 Scattered Clouds.
High: 820 F. / 280 C.
25 km/h Wind ENE 17 mph/ 28km/h
ly Night: Scattered Clouds.
Low: 75 F. / 240 C.
21 km/h Wind ENE 20 mph/32km/h


Saturday .
Partly Cloudy 't & --
High: 82 F. /28 C
Wind East 8 mph. / 14 km/h.
Night: Scattered Clouds.
Low: 75 F. /24 C.
Wind ENE 15 mph /25 km/h


Monday
Scattered Clouds. .
High: 820 F. / 280 C
Wind East 20 mph /32km/h
Night: Scattered Clouds
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I Driving in St Barths
ROUND-ABOUT AT LA TOURMENTE
X t The traffic circle at La
Tourmente (the top of the
hill near the airport) has
cm altered the traffic patterns
Vf for who has the right-of-
way. Now, vehicles
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to help you figure out
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have the
right of way


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I Ashtrays on beaches


Founded in 1996,
SubProtect is a
non-profit organza-
tion dedicated to
the protection of the
environment and
the underwater sea
beds. Last year,
they provide "Ash-
trays on the Beach-
es." The idea is to
provide the installa-
tion of cans-as-ash-
trays at the entrance
to the beaches so
that smokers can


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use the cans to col-
lect their cigarette
butts. 14 of the
island's 22 beaches
will be outfitted.
Feel free to use them to help us keeping Saint-Barth clean!


St Barth Weekly n109




U Classified ads


Rental
Exchange beautiful villa near
Aix en Provence (5/10 min) for
January (or February) and
August: 2 bedroom 2 bathroom
and 2 single bed, 1 spa and gar-
den. Call for appointment 05 90
29 22 82 or mail to
marc.lacotte@free.fr
Studio with ocean view, kit-
chen, shower room, terrace.
Available March 28th- Dec.
15th, for extended term offered
furnished for maximum of 2
persons. No children No pets
2300 Euros per month inclusive
of EDF, EDU. Contact:villala-
belleaurore@earthlink.net
Phone Owner NYC, USA 1-
646-495-1686 Concierge on
St. Barth (0) 690 227 435

Real Estate
For sale, a brand new 2 bed-
room and 1 bath villa set in the
peaceful valley of Saline and
within 10 mn walk to the Saline
Beach. The lush tropical sur-
roundings offer a delightful set-
ting for true island living. Con-
tact St. Barth Property/ Sothe-
by's International Realty : 0590
29 75 05


To sell of exclusiveness : Prop-
erty in St Jean Land 0,75 acre,
villa with pool, living-kitchen
full equipped, terrace, 3beds, 3
bath, Fitness room Contact
CMI at 05 90 27 80 88 or
claudine.mora@wanadoo.fr
For sale, 3 bedroom, 4 bath vil-
la tucked into the hillside of
Flamands with wonderful view.
This property offer an excep-
tional rental history. Beautiful
furnished and meticulous main-
tain. Contact St. Barth Proper-
t S,.: el: ,,'s International Real-
ty: 0590 29 75 05
For sale, 2 bedroom, 2 bath,
beautiful decorated hillside villa
is set in the heights of desirable
Pointe Milou with sensational
western views. 2 equal bed-
rooms are separated for privacy
and each offers an ensuite bath.
Contact St. Barth Property/
Sotheby's International Realty:
0590297505

Land
Land in Flamand, surface 1/3 of
acre with viability (power,
water, tel) 1,050,000 euros.
Contact CMI 05 90.27.80.88


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