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Public Projects

Under Completion
While the new budget for 2009 will usher in a myriad of new public works projects, a
number of those voted for in 2008 are nearing completion. Sophie Oliveaud, director of the
island's technical services departments takes us on a quick tour of the work under comple-
tion while we wait to learn about the new projects on the drawing boards for 2009:


- Residents on the leeward
side, from Flamands to
Colombier, will have to wait
until mid-April for the road
to be open in both direc-
tions. Until then, work con-
tinues by both the EDF and
the Collectivity, with the lat-
ter taking advantage of the
EDF's putting the electric
lines underground to run
housings for telephone and
low-voltage cables, and
improve the pipes for city
water before pouring the
concrete for the roadway;
- The third phase of
repaving the road along the
pond in St Jean should be
finished in late March. After
the concrete is poured for
the section of the road

PROTECTING
THE ROADS
No more patches on
new roads! That is at
least the hope of the
Collectivity, which has
systematically been put-
ting in water connec-
tions in manholes. All
they have to do is open
them to make repairs-
without breaking the
roadway.


between the tennis courts
and the crossroad for the
pond, the next section will
be from the corner by the
restaurant, Le Diamant, to
the Suzuki garage-as the
section by the municipal
swimming pool is already
completed. At the same time
the roadwork is being done,
the Collectivity is putting in
new water pipes to replace
the old ones and running
cable trays for underground
networks;
- In Cul de Sac, approxi-
mately 20 households will
soon have access to city
water, with an extension of
the pipelines which did not
yet exist there, a drainage
system will also be installed;
- Toiny is completed! The
portion of the road damaged
after heavy rains has been
repaired. The work included
the construction of a retain-
ing wall, putting in cable
paths for future underground
electric lines; repaving the
road and creating a sidewalk
for the safety of pedestrians.
This did not make the road
any narrower as residents
generously donated the land
for the sidewalks;
- In completing work that


was started last summer,
another sidewalk is being
installed in Flamands, from
the road to the ranch toward
this leeward neighborhood;
- Access reinforced in Mer-
let: at the request of the resi-
dents, a retaining wall is
being built in Merlet while
the road is being widened,
thanks to the donation of
land by a resident.
- At the stadium in St Jean, a
tennis clubhouse is being
built, and security is being
put in around the archery
area, including protection
panels to keep arrows from
flying onto the tennis courts.
Behind the targets, a wall
covered in wood should


Message from
the President

of the

Collectivity

"In keeping with the
Travel Alert issued by
the State Department
warning travelers about
current conditions and
labor strikes in Guade-
loupe (French West
Indies), the Collectivity
of Saint Barthdlemy
confirms there are
absolutely no strikes or
demonstrations taking
place on the island of
Saint Barthdlemy. In
fact, Saint Barthdlemy
is not officially part of
the Department of
Guadeloupe, which is
located over 125 miles
away from our island".

help contain the arrows. The
Collectivity envisions
adding a walking path
behind this area.


CABLES UNDERGROUND IN 2009
For the past few years, the Collectivity has been ambi-
tiously working to put all electric and telephone lines
underground, to protect them from bad weather as well
as remove the poles that disfigure the landscape. Various
sections of the island have already been completed, and
the Collectivity hopes to continue at the same pace. But
there is a lag between the time the work is finished and
the moment that electricity and telephone cables are ins-
talled, allowing the poles to be removed. The goal for
2009, in addition to moving more cables underground, is
to make sure they are run where the cable trays have
already been installed.


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Dengue: End Of The Epidemic!


The committee of experts for infec-
tious diseases in the Northern
Islands met on February 19 and
decided that the epidemic of dengue
fever, which has troubled the island
for the past four months, has sub-
sided after two weeks in which there
was a significant decrease in the
number of cases reported. In the past
two weeks, there were no more than
16 cases reported per week, with the
threshold for an epidemic at 22,
while the number of confirmed cas-
es, which continually decreased
throughout January, has stabilized to
between five and eight cases over
the past few weeks. The same situa-
tion prevails Saint Martin, where
only 12 cases were noted as of the
last week of observation.
It is estimated that as many as 514
people have had the disease since the
epidemic began in Saint Barth; 14 of


which were hospitalized (11 adults
of which seven had a serve case, and
three children, two of which had
severe cases).
In Saint Martin, where the epidemic
started three weeks earlier, a total of
2,018 people had dengue, and of
these 33 were in the hospital (22
adults of which eight had severe cas-
es, and 11 children, of which two
had severe cases).
During the course of the epidemic, the
average of the severity* of the cases
was 1.7% in Saint Barth, higher than
the 0.5% seen in Saint Martin and than
the 2007 epidemic in Guadeloupe
(0.8%). In Saint Barth, the virus DEN-
1 (90%) and the virus DEN-2 co-exist-
ed, but since the month of December,
only the DEN-1 virus was identified.
In Saint Martin, there were three ver-
sions of the virus: DEN-1 for the
most part (65%), DEN-2, and DEN-


4, which was isolated during Octo-
ber. On the Dutch side of the island,
all three versions of the virus were
also present.

Attention!
The end of the epidemic does not
mean we can stop being vigilant.
Mosquito larvae can exist for
months in cisterns or other sources
of water, and develop as soon as it
rains. So it is essential to keep an
eye around the house, empty any
stagnant water, and control gutters
and cisterns regularly. It can't be
said often enough: the most efficient
way to fight against dengue is to
keep mosquitoes from proliferating.

*The number of severe cases report-
ed compared to the total number of
cases in the same time period.


Jane Thorngren To Sing With La Chorale de
To celebrate the 10th ,
anniversary of "Ouanalao,"
the unofficial hymn of
Saint Barthelemy, which is
sung at many official occa- .,
sions, La Chorale de Bons
Choeurs is holding two I .
special concerts on Friday I
and Saturday, February 27
and 28 at the Anglican
Church in Gustavia. For I.-A
these special concerts, the
local choir, under the direc- i S
tion of Charles Darden, has
invited special guest, Jane
Thorngren, a New York-
based soprano, who has
performed in several operas Roger and Brook Lacour, Charles Darden, Mireille Boisar
during the St. Barth Music and Jane Thorngren.
Festival. Her appearance donors: Sue and David Accompanied by Sana R(
this time is thanks to the Jackson, and Brook and on piano, Jane Thorngr
generosity of private Roger Lacour. will interpret a partitic


Bons Choeurs
written by the Roger
Lacour's grandfather, a
Composer of classical
music. The choir will sing
sections from Carmina
Burana by Carl Orff, and
excerpts from West Side
Story. They will also sing
the premiere of "The Chil-
dren of Saint Barth," with
words and music written by
Jean Belotti, a former pilot
and legal mediator for the
Collectivity.

La Chorale
de Bons( /i.A i,
d, Friday, February 27 and
Saturday, February 28 at
oy 8pm, Anglican Church,
en Gustavia. Tickets: 15 E.
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With International Property Owners


Bruno Magras was the special
invited guest at a meeting of the
non-profit organization, St
Barth International Property Owners
Association (SBIPOA), held on Thurs-
day, February 19 at the Santa Fe restau-
rant in Lurin. Approximately 60 people
attended the meeting, interested in
hearing the president of Saint Barth's
territorial council share his vision for
the island's future development.
Magras, who was pleased to meet with
"an important economic group on the
island," first addressed the important
changes that have taken place since
July 2007 when the island became a
COM. The president pointed out that
the status of a COM, separate from
Guadeloupe, has allowed local authori-
ties to take on a higher level of deci-
sion-making, in direct relationship with
the French government, and the possi-
bility to create local laws in certain
areas of jurisdiction. Magras then
assured the group that the political
position for Saint Barth is to "keep it
the way it is," primarily by limiting
urbanization. The president indicated
the Collectivity is working on new
urbanism regulations that will be put
into effect shortly.
Magras also addressed the issue of
social instability as witnessed in the
increasing number of young people
who do not have proper career training,
as well as the problem of noise, some-
thing he considers a "hard job" to con-
trol, trying to balance on one hand the
majority of the population and certain
visitors who desire quiet, and on the
other, to consider the tourism side of
the island and provide activities for
those guests.
Following his speech, the president
answered questions from the audience.
Concerning the plans for a casino-or
a gaming room-about with the
SBIPOA voiced its concern via a reso-
lution made public last November, the
president indicated that the decision
rests with the French minister of the
interior, who would consult with the
territorial council. He noted that the
council has been informed of the
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details of the project but has not come
to a decision, adding that it would not
go against the will of the population.
Questioned about the work being done
on the island's roads, Magras explained
that the policy of the Collectivity is that
every time roadwork must be done, to
take advantage of the situation and put
electric lines underground. This takes
longer and is more expensive, but in
the long run helps protect the electric
lines and will result in the ultimate
removal of all the poles. He also
assured the group that there are no
plans to put in public lighting along the
roads.
The next item of discussion was the
conflict in Guadeloupe and its reper-
cussions in Saint Barth. The president
did not hide the fact that the general
strikes which have paralyzed Guade-
loupe for the past five weeks, have
begun to affect Saint Barth, mainly in
the area of deliveries, but even this is
limited as most merchandise can transit
through Saint Martin.
He also explained that the problems
experienced by the population in
Guadeloupe did not echo here. "When
this island began to develop, everybody
here profited," he said. "There are
some people with modest means, but
there is no real poverty." In response to
a travel alert issued by the American
State Department concerning the
French West Indies, he issued a public
statement noting that Saint Barth has
not been part of Guadeloupe since July
2007 and that there are no strikes or
demonstrations here. About the ques-


tion of public transportation, the presi-
dent repeated his position, which is that
only a limit on the number of rental car
companies and the number of cars
allowed per company would create the
proper environment for a private com-
pany to handle public transportation. In
other words, he is not favorable to pub-
lic funding for such a service.
Concerning the cost of year-round rent,
which is too high for a certain segment
of the population, Magras noted that
this is a problem of supply (not
enough) and demand (too high). He
indicated that the COM's strategy to
reduce construction and limit urbaniza-
tion would result in a reduced work
force, and therefore less pressure on the
rental market. In addition, the COM
has been actively buying land for hous-
ing for teachers, firemen, and public
servants.
On the issue of electricity, the president
thinks that the problem of production
has been solved or more precisely, is
being solved. He pointed out the fight
against the underwater cable that
would have connected Saint
Martin/Sint Maarten, Saint Barth and
Anguilla, Magras repeated the terms of
an agreement with the EDF to install
two new generators of 8MW each
before 2011, considerably increasing
the production capacity.
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TIME OUT


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


Special events
I February 27 & 28
La Chorale de Bons
Chceurs presents
two concerts, featuring
"Carmina Burana"
and excerpts from the
Broadway musical,
"West Side Story,"
plus special guest:
Jane Thorngren,
soprano opera star
from New York,
Anglican Church
Gustavia at 8pm


Live Music
I Every Evening
-Lounge mix by Jacques
Dumas, 7:30pm to lam
Bar't6, Hotel Guanahani
I February 10-28
Planetjabr from 9pm to mid-
night, Bet'A Z'ailes, Gustavia
I Friday February 27
- Live Music with Papaguyo
and Swang from 7pm at La
Mandala, Gustavia
I Saturday February 28
- Romantic live with Jamie
Sherman, spanish jazz melo
blend at Le C6sar, St Jean
I Sunday March 1st
- Live Funkee Vibezz with
PapaGuyo & Swang from
1 to 4pm at Do Brazil
- Sunset with Patris Gero
at Do Brasil, Gustavia

Niqht Club
-Yacht Club, Gustavia
Eleven 12, Gustavia
The Strand Supper club
-Hot Spot Caf6, Lurin

Let's Party
-New suggestions every nights
: Fashion show & dance show
at le Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou
I Friday, February 27
The Battle of the DJs:
Konka / aka Xavier VS Patris
Gero from Do Brasil at The
Strand Supper Club
- "Girl Power Party" at Yacht
Club, Gustavia
- Roots Brothers at Hot Spot
Caf6, Lurin


I Saturday. February 28
- Saturday Night Fever at
The Strand, Supper Club
- Love Music for a lovely
night at Yacht Club, Gustavia
- Live music United Band
with DJ Regis, Diffusion
Carnival 2008, 10pm, at Hot
Spot Caf6, Lurin
I Sunday, March 1st
- Djoul from St Barth at The
Strand Supper Club
I Monday March 2nd
- Disco Party at Yacht Club,
Gustavia
I Wednesday March 3
- Bling Bling (R&B Deluxe)
Old Skol meet the future at
the Strand Supper Club
- Bad girls with DJ Piro at
Eleven 12, Gustavia
I Thursday. March 5
- Overkitch 70-80-90 (compli-
mentary Champagne for
ladies till 1pm) at
the Strand Supper Club
- Latino rhythm with DJ
Nando at Hot Spot Caf6,
I Friday, March 6
- "Girl Power Party" at Yacht
Club, Gustavia
- Tropical Jam with Mike &
Bob Dil at Hot Spot Caf6,
- Exceptional: Beach Party, at
the Strand Supper Club

Fashion Show
I Saturday February 21
- Addicted, mixed by Yo-One
Sutter at 9pm at La Plage.
I Every Tuesday
- 6:30pm: Fashion show by the
pool, from the boutique at the
Isle de France, Flamands
- 9:30 pm, Fashion Show &
Dance Show at Ti St Barth,
Pointe Milou
P Everyday
1:30- 2 pm, Case de l'ile,
Isle de France, Flamands
- 1.30pm & 8:30pm, fashion
show featuring Wild Side,
La Plage, St Jean
-Fashion show at le Ti St
Barth, Pointe Milou
- Fashion show at Le Tamarin,
Saline

Exhibitions
I February 27- March 5
Alain Chariot at la Porta 34,
Gustavia.


I Through March 5
Ross Coppelman jewelry at
Les Artisans Gustavia.
I February 20-28:
Photo exhibit, St Barth 1978-
2009, by Marco Glaviano at
La Plage, St Jean
I Permanent exhibits
* The Marines from Drouot
Paris and the pictures of Yves
Nadal at Carole G. Gallery,
* Works by Cyrille Margarit
at Nikki Beach, St Jean
* Paintings by Suzanne Mac
Nally, Les Artisans, Gustavia
* Sculptures by Timothy
Holmes, Comptoir du Cigare,
Gustavia
* Acrylic paintings at
Sandra's Art Gallery,
Gustavia.
* Alain le Chatelier, Les
Artisans, Gustavia
* Rose Murray, Comptoir du
Cigare, Gustavia
* Jewelry and sculpture by
Dave Stevenson, Les Artisans,
Gustavia


I Through March 11
Exhibition 'La Vie en Roses:"
artist Jean Verrechia tries to
capture the vibrant volup-
tuousness and sensuality of
the rose at Clic Gallery.
* Group show, Piaf and
Christine Vannier, Pipiri
Palace, Gustavia
- Jean-Pierre Ballagny,
Antoine Heckly, Alain
Buisson, La Gallerie, St Jean
) Artists' collections
-Pompi, Petit Cul de Sac
-Didier Spidler, Gustavia
-Hannah Moser, Cul de Sac
-Mitchell Summer, Toiny
Art Galleries
-To-b.art galerie, Gustavia
-Sandra's Art Gallery,
Gustavia
- Pipiri Boutique, Art Gallery,
Gustavia
- Spindler Art Gallery,
Gustavia
- TomBeachArtStudio, St
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O n Tuesday, February
17, the association
"Goft et saveurs" -
organized its second special
event for the island's junior
high students. The week
before, a tasting event took
place at the Ecole Sainte Marie
in Colombier, where four-year-
olds were introduced to such
different tastes as bitter choco-
late, lemon, endive, and even
Provencal pizza!
Last Tuesday, "Goft et
saveurs" held a second event at the
Sereno hotel, where executive chef
Jean-Luc Grabowski, who is also the
president of the association, intro-
duced a class of eighth grade students
to a series of different professions.
The 21 students present learned about
the tasks of working at the bar, in the
kitchen, and making pastry. Jerome,
the head bartender, explained how a
day unfolds at a hotel bar, the rhythm


between shifts, and about the art and
science of mixology, or learning the
technique of making special cocktails.
Next stop was the kitchen of the
Restaurant des Pecheurs, where
Grabowski reigns. He insisted on an
important part of the job for every
chef: respect for the entire staff. The
timing in the kitchen can sometimes
be very intense, with as many as 200
meals a day in high season, plus


. "I breakfast and a snack service, so
staying cool is of upmost impor-
tance. He also stressed the
notions of cleanliness and profes-
sionalism. The students also fol-
lowed the itinerary of products
from their delivery all the way to
Sour plates. They were then treated
to a demonstration of how to pre-
pare a main dish: Risotto Saint
Jacques.
The last stop was pastry making.
Wrapped in the aroma of choco-
late, the youngsters observed the
precise work of the pastry chef, who
deftly combined a scoop of ice cream
and layers of chocolate.
Hopefully this afternoon at the Sereno
will encourage some of the students in
this class to "Discover Professions" to
go into the restaurant business. In any
case, it certainly showed them the hid-
den aspects of these jobs, as difficult
as they are fascinating.
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First came Lorient, Saint Jean, and Shell Beach... next came
the beach in Corossol to be enhanced with a beautiful new
ceramic sign. The idea for these signs was proposed by
artist Veronique Vander Noot, and financed by Collectivity
as a means to showcase the natural heritage of each beach
on the island and provide visual information for tourists.
Eleven signs-Flamands, Shell Beach, Gouverneur, two in
Saint Jean, Saline, two in Lorient, Colombier, Corossol, and
Grand Fond-are already completed, and five more-
Grand Cul de Sac, Petit Cul de Sac, Toiny, Public, and Anse
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Residents on the leeward side, from Flamands to Colombier, will have to wait until mid-April for the road to be open in both directions. Until then, work continues by both the EDF and the Collectivity, with the latter taking advantage of the EDF's putting the electric lines underground to run housings for telephone and low-voltage cables, and improve the pipes for city water before pouring the concrete for the roadway; The third phase of repaving the road along the pond in St Jean should be finished in late March. After the concrete is poured for the section of the road between the tennis courts and the crossroad for the pond, the next section will be from the corner by the restaurant, Le Diamant, to the Suzuki garageÑas the section by the municipal swimming pool is already completed. At the same time the roadwork is being done, the Collectivity is putting in new water pipes to replace the old ones and running cable trays for underground networks; In Cul de Sac, approximately 20 households will soon have access to city water, with an extension of the pipelines which did not yet exist there, a drainage system will also be installed; Toiny is completed! The portion of the road damaged after heavy rains has been repaired. The work included the construction of a retaining wall, putting in cable paths for future underground electric lines; repaving the road and creating a sidewalk for the safety of pedestrians. This did not make the road any narrower as residents generously donated the land for the sidewalks; In completing work that was started last summer, another sidewalk is being installed in Flamands, from the road to the ranch toward this leeward neighborhood; Access reinforced in Merlet: at the request of the residents, a retaining wall is being built in Merlet while the road is being widened, thanks to the donation of land by a resident. At the stadium in St Jean, a tennis clubhouse is being built, and security is being put in around the archery area, including protection panels to keep arrows from flying onto the tennis courts. Behind the targets, a wall covered in wood should help contain the arrows. The Collectivity envisions adding a walking path behind this area. Message from the President of the Collectivity"In keeping with the Travel Alert issued by the State Department warning travelers about current conditions and labor strikes in Guadeloupe (French West Indies), the Collectivity of Saint BarthŽlemy confirms there are absolutely no strikes or demonstations taking place on the island of Saint BarthŽlemy. In fact, Saint BarthŽlemy is not officially part of the Department of Guadeloupe, which is located over 125 miles away from our island". Public Projects Under CompletionWhile the new budget for2009 will usherin a myriad of new public works projects, a numberof those voted forin 2008 are nearing completion. Sophie Oliveaud, directorof the island's technical services departments takes us on a quick tourof the work undercompletion while we wait to learn about the new projects on the drawing boards for2009: PROTECTING THEROADSNo more patches on new roads! That is at least the hope of the Collectivity, which has systematically been putting in water connections in manholes. All they have to do is open them to make repairsÑ without breaking the roadway. CABLESUNDERGROUNDIN2009For the past few years, the Collectivity has been ambitiously working to put all electric and telephone lines underground, to protect them from bad weather as well as remove the poles that disfigure the landscape. Various sections of the island have already been completed, and the Collectivity hopes to continue at the same pace. But there is a lag between the time the work is finished and the moment that electricity and telephone cables are installed, allowing the poles to be removed. The goal for 2009, in addition to moving more cables underground, is to make sure they are run where the cable trays have already been installed.

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La Chorale de Bons ChoeursTWO CONCER TWO CONCER TS TSPr Pr esents esentswithCARMINABURANAEntrance: 15   FREEFORCHILDREN FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28At the Anglican Church, Gustavia, 8:00p.m. and excerpts from the Broadway Show "West Side Story" plus more Also with spŽcial guest : Jane Thorngren, soprano opera star from New YorkUnder the direction of Charles Darden

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4 4S S t tB B a a r r t t h h W W e e e e k k l l y y n n ¡ ¡ 1 1 7 7 0 0The committee of experts for infectious diseases in the Northern Islands met on February 19 and decided that the epidemic of dengue fever, which has troubled the island for the past four months, has subsided after two weeks in which there was a significant decrease in the number of cases reported. In the past two weeks, there were no more than 16 cases reported per week, with the threshold for an epidemic at 22, while the number of confirmed cases, which continually decreased throughout January, has stabilized to between five and eight cases over the past few weeks. The same situation prevails Saint Martin, where only 12 cases were noted as of the last week of observation. It is estimated that as many as 514 people have had the disease since the epidemic began in Saint Barth; 14 of which were hospitalized (11 adults of which seven had a serve case, and three children, two of which had severe cases). In Saint Martin, where the epidemic started three weeks earlier, a total of 2,018 people had dengue, and of these 33 were in the hospital (22 adults of which eight had severe cases, and 11 children, of which two had severe cases). During the course of the epidemic, the average of the severity* of the cases was 1.7% in Saint Barth, higher than the 0.5% seen in Saint Martin and than the 2007 epidemic in Guadeloupe (0.8%). In Saint Barth, the virus DEN1 (90%) and the virus DEN-2 co-existed, but since the month of December, only the DEN-1 virus was identified. In Saint Martin, there were three versions of the virus: DEN-1 for the most part (65%), DEN-2, and DEN4, which was isolated during October. On the Dutch side of the island, all three versions of the virus were also present. Attention!The end of the epidemic does not mean we can stop being vigilant. Mosquito larvae can exist for months in cisterns or other sources of water, and develop as soon as it rains. So it is essential to keep an eye around the house, empty any stagnant water, and control gutters and cisterns regularly. It can't be said often enough: the most efficient way to fight against dengue is to keep mosquitoes fr om proliferating. *The number of severe cases reported compared to the total number of cases in the same time period. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of "Ouanalao," the unofficial hymn of Saint BarthŽlemy, which is sung at many official occasions, La Chorale de Bons Choeurs is holding two special concerts on Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28 at the Anglican Church in Gustavia. For these special concerts, the local choir, under the direction of Charles Darden, has invited special guest, Jane Thorngren, a New Yorkbased soprano, who has performed in several operas during the St. Barth Music Festival. Her appearance this time is thanks to the generosity of private donors: Sue and David Jackson, and Brook and Roger Lacour. Accompanied by Sana Roy on piano, Jane Thorngren will interpret a partition written by the Roger Lacour's grandfather, a composer of classical music. The choir will sing sections from Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, and excerpts from West Side Story. They will also sing the premiere of "The Children of Saint Barth," with words and music written by Jean Belotti, a former pilot and legal mediator for the Collectivity. La Chorale de Bons ChÏurs, Friday, February 27 and Saturday, February 28 at 8pm, Anglican Church, Gustavia. Tickets: 15 . Free for children.Dengue: End Of The Epidemic!Jane Thorngren To Sing With La Chorale de Bons ChÏurs Roger and Brook Lacour, Charles Darden, Mireille Boisard, and Jane Thorngren. Stay in touch WHEREVER YOU ARE EVERY FRIDAY ATwww.stbarthweekly.com

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RESTAURANTLE GAìAC HïTELLETOINYANSEDETOINYSAINTBARTHƒLEMYTel. : 0590 27 88 88 Email: legaiac@letoiny.com Creole dinnerAPPETIZER BUFFETBreadfruit surprise, beignet with pork and thyme, cod fish salad with avocado, avocado puree, crabs stuffed with peppers and chives, breadfruit croquettes, conch p‰tŽ, creole sausages, octopus salad, mahi-mahi cevichŽ, spicy mango, stuffed "Christophine" squash, sweet potato tart ÑCHOICE OF MAIN COURSEFricassee of conch and Creole rice, tuna in tomato sauce with sweet potatoes au gratin, papillote with codfish and mango Or Colombo of pork, grilled Creole chicken Served with your choice of Creole rice or sweet potato gratin ÑDESSERT BUFFET Papaya Gratin, coconut tart, banana tart, mango tart, beignets of manioc and custard sauce from Martinique, melon salad with red wine and lemon, pineapple surprise, coconut macaroons, cinnamon cake, crme caramel with mango, crme caramel with coconut, blanc manager coco Ñ CHOICE OF RUMS 45   per personevery Friday eveningRESTAURANTLEGAìACEnjoy our new

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6 6S S t tB B a a r r t t h h W W e e e e k k l l y y n n ¡ ¡ 1 1 7 7 0 0Bruno Magras was the special invited guest at a meeting of the non-profit organization, St Barth International Property Owners Association (SBIPOA), held on Thursday, February 19 at the Santa Fe restaurant in Lurin. Approximately 60 people attended the meeting, interested in hearing the president of Saint Barth's territorial council share his vision for the island's future development. Magras, who was pleased to meet with "an important economic group on the island," first addressed the important changes that have taken place since July 2007 when the island became a COM. The president pointed out that the status of a COM, separate from Guadeloupe, has allowed local authorities to take on a higher level of decision-making, in direct relationship with the French government, and the possibility to create local laws in certain areas of jurisdiction. Magras then assured the group that the political position for Saint Barth is to "keep it the way it is," primarily by limiting urbanization. The president indicated the Collectivity is working on new urbanism regulations that will be put into effect shortly. Magras also addressed the issue of social instability as witnessed in the increasing number of young people who do not have proper career training, as well as the problem of noise, something he considers a "hard job" to control, trying to balance on one hand the majority of the population and certain visitors who desire quiet, and on the other, to consider the tourism side of the island and provide activities for those guests. Following his speech, the president answered questions from the audience. Concerning the plans for a casinoÑor a gaming roomÑabout with the SBIPOAvoiced its concern via a resolution made public last November, the president indicated that the decision rests with the French minister of the interior, who would consult with the territorial council. He noted that the council has been informed of the details of the project but has not come to a decision, adding that it would not go against the will of the population. Questioned about the work being done on the island's roads, Magras explained that the policy of the Collectivity is that every time roadwork must be done, to take advantage of the situation and put electric lines underground. This takes longer and is more expensive, but in the long run helps protect the electric lines and will result in the ultimate removal of all the poles. He also assured the group that there are no plans to put in public lighting along the roads. The next item of discussion was the conflict in Guadeloupe and its repercussions in Saint Barth. The president did not hide the fact that the general strikes which have paralyzed Guadeloupe for the past five weeks, have begun to affect Saint Barth, mainly in the area of deliveries, but even this is limited as most merchandise can transit through Saint Martin. He also explained that the problems experienced by the population in Guadeloupe did not echo here. "When this island began to develop, everybody here profited," he said. "There are some people with modest means, but there is no real poverty." In response to a travel alert issued by the American State Department concerning the French West Indies, he issued a public statement noting that Saint Barth has not been part of Guadeloupe since July 2007 and that there are no strikes or demonstrations here. About the question of public transportation, the president repeated his position, which is that only a limit on the number of rental car companies and the number of cars allowed per company would create the proper environment for a private company to handle public transportation. In other words, he is not favorable to public funding for such a service. Concerning the cost of year-round rent, which is too high for a certain segment of the population, Magras noted that this is a problem of supply (not enough) and demand (too high). He indicated that the COM's strategy to reduce construction and limit urbanization would result in a reduced work force, and therefore less pressure on the rental market. In addition, the COM has been actively buying land for housing for teachers, firemen, and public servants. On the issue of electricity, the president thinks that the problem of production has been solved or more precisely, is being solved. He pointed out the fight against the underwater cable that would have connected Saint Martin/Sint Maarten, Saint Barth and Anguilla, Magras repeated the terms of an agreement with the EDF to install two new generators of 8MWeach before 2011, considerably increasing the production capacity. Bruno Magras Met With International Property Owners

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Live Music Every Evening -Lounge mix by Jacques Dumas, 7:30pm to 1am Bar't™, Hotel Guanahani February 10-28 Planet jabr from 9pm to midnight, Bet'A Z'ailes, Gustavia Friday February 27 Live Music with Papaguyo and Swang from 7pm at La Mandala, Gustavia Saturday February 28 Romantic live with Jamie Sherman, spanish jazz melo blend at Le CŽsar, St Jean Sunday , March 1st Live Funkee Vibezz with PapaGuyo & Swang from 1 to 4pm at Do Brazil Sunset with Patris Gero at Do Brasil, GustaviaNight ClubYacht Club, Gustavia Eleven 12, Gustavia The Strand Supper club Hot Spot CafŽ, LurinLet's PartyNew suggestions every nights : Fashion show & dance show at le Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou Friday , February 27 The Battle of the DJs: Konka / aka Xavier VS Patris Gero from Do Brasil at The Strand Supper Club "Girl Power Party" at Yacht Club, Gustavia Roots Brothers at Hot Spot CafŽ, Lurin Saturday , February 28 Saturday Night Fever at The Strand, Supper Club Love Music for a lovely night at Yacht Club, Gustavia Live music United Band with DJ Regis, Diffusion Carnival 2008, 10pm, at Hot Spot CafŽ, Lurin Sunday , March 1st Djoul from St Barth at The Strand Supper Club Monday March 2nd Disco Party at Yacht Club, Gustavia W ednesday March 3 Bling Bling (R&B Deluxe) Old Skol meet the future at the Strand Supper Club Bad girls with DJ Piro at Eleven 12, Gustavia Thursday , March 5 Overkitch 70-80-90 (complimentary Champagne for ladies till 1pm) at the Strand Supper Club Latino rhythm with DJ Nando at Hot Spot CafŽ, Friday , March 6 "Girl Power Party" at Yacht Club, Gustavia Tropical Jam with Mike & Bob Dil at Hot Spot CafŽ, Exceptional: Beach Party, at the Strand Supper Club Fashion Show Saturday February 21 Addicted, mixed by Yo-One Sutter at 9pm at La Plage. Every T uesday 6:30pm: Fashion show by the pool, from the boutique at the Isle de France, Flamands 9:30 pm, Fashion Show & Dance Show at Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou Everyday 1:302 pm, Case de l'”le, Isle de France, Flamands 1.30pm & 8:30pm, fashion show featuring Wild Side, La Plage, St Jean Fashion show at le Ti St Barth, Pointe Milou Fashion show at Le Tamarin, SalineExhibitions February 27March 5 Alain Charlot at la Porta 34, Gustavia. Through March 5 Ross Coppelman jewelry at Les Artisans Gustavia. February 20-28: Photo exhibit, St Barth 19782009, by Marco Glaviano at La Plage, St Jean P P e e r r m m a a n n e e n n t t e e x x h h i i b b i i t t s s • The Marines from Drouot Paris and the pictures of Yves Nadal at Carole G. Gallery, • Works by Cyrille Margarit at Nikki Beach, St Jean • Paintings by Suzanne Mac Nally, Les Artisans, Gustavia • Sculptures by Timothy Holmes, Comptoir du Cigare, Gustavia • Acrylic paintings at Sandra's Art Gallery, Gustavia. • Alain le Chatelier, Les Artisans, Gustavia • Rose Murray, Comptoir du Cigare, Gustavia • Jewelry and sculpture by Dave Stevenson, Les Artisans, Gustavia • Group show, Piaf and Christine Vannier, Pipiri Palace, Gustavia • Jean-Pierre Ballagny, Antoine Heckly, Alain Buisson, La Gallerie, St Jean A A r r t t i i s s t t s s ' ' c c o o l l l l e e c c t t i i o o n n s s Pompi, Petit Cul de Sac Didier Spidler, Gustavia Hannah Moser, Cul de Sac Mitchell Summer, Toiny A A r r t t G G a a l l l l e e r r i i e e s s To-b.art galerie, Gustavia Sandra's Art Gallery, Gustavia Pipiri Boutique, Art Gallery, Gustavia Spindler Art Gallery, Gustavia TomBeachArtStudio, St JeanT TI I M M E EO OU U T T W W h h e e r r e e t t o o g g o o d d a a n n c c i i n n g g ? ? S S e e e e a a n n a a r r t t e e x x h h i i b b i i t t ? ? L L i i s s t t e e n n t t o o l l i i v v e e m m u u s s i i c c ? ? T T i i m m e e O O u u t t k k e e e e p p s s y y o o u u u u p p t t o o d d a a t t e e o o n n l l o o c c a a ll h h a a p p p p e e n n i i n n g g s s . . L L e e t t ' ' s s p p a a r r t t y y ! ! Through March 11 Exhibition ÔLa Vie en Roses:" artist Jean Verrechiatries to capturethe vibrant voluptuousness and sensualityof the rose at Clic Gallery. Special events February 27 & 28 La Chorale de Bons ChÏurs presents two concerts, featuring "Carmina Burana" and excerpts from the Broadway musical, "West Side Story," plus special guest: Jane Thorngren, soprano opera star from New York, Anglican Church Gustavia at 8pm

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1 1 2 2S S t tB B a a r r t t h h W W e e e e k k l l y y n n ¡ ¡ 1 1 7 7 0 0First came Lorient, Saint Jean, and Shell BeachÉnext came the beach in Corossol to be enhanced with a beautiful new ceramic sign. The idea for these signs was proposed by artist VŽronique Vander Noot, and financed by Collectivity as a means to showcase the natural heritage of each beach on the island and provide visual information for tourists. Eleven signsÑFlamands, Shell Beach, Gouverneur, two in Saint Jean, Saline, two in Lorient, Colombier, Corossol, and Grand FondÑare already completed, and five moreÑ Grand Cul de Sac, Petit Cul de Sac, Toiny, Public, and Anse des CayesÑwill be put in place shortly. Each comprises the view seen from the beach, as well as an element that defines the individual beach represented by the sign. On Tuesday, February 17, the association "Gožt et saveurs" organized its second special event for the island's junior high students. The week before, a tasting event took place at the Ecole Sainte Marie in Colombier, where four-yearolds were introduced to such different tastes as bitter chocolate, lemon, endive, and even Provencal pizza! Last Tuesday, "Gožt et saveurs" held a second event at the Sereno hotel, where executive chef Jean-Luc Grabowski, who is also the president of the association, introduced a class of eighth grade students to a series of different professions. The 21 students present learned about the tasks of working at the bar, in the kitchen, and making pastry. JŽr™me, the head bartender, explained how a day unfolds at a hotel bar, the rhythm between shifts, and about the art and science of mixology, or learning the technique of making special cocktails. Next stop was the kitchen of the Restaurant des Pcheurs, where Grabowski reigns. He insisted on an important part of the job for every chef: respect for the entire staff. The timing in the kitchen can sometimes be very intense, with as many as 200 meals a day in high season, plus breakfast and a snack service, so staying cool is of upmost importance. He also stressed the notions of cleanliness and professionalism. The students also followed the itinerary of products from their delivery all the way to our plates. They were then treated to a demonstration of how to prepare a main dish: Risotto Saint Jacques. The last stop was pastry making. Wrapped in the aroma of chocolate, the youngsters observed the precise work of the pastry chef, who deftly combined a scoop of ice cream and layers of chocolate. Hopefully this afternoon at the Sereno will encourage some of the students in this class to "Discover Professions" to go into the restaurant business. In any case, it certainly showed them the hidden aspects of these jobs, as difficult as they are fascinating. Sara Septierde Rigny The Association "Gožt et saveurs" Teaches Students About The Restaurant Profession A BEAUTIFULSIGNFORTHEBEACHINCOROSSOL

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