Ralph Contave author receives assistance from MP Marlin-Romeo for book on culture, politics and youth empowerment


PHILIPSBURG – Sint Maarten’s UNESCO’s Youth Representative and recipient of the 2015 President of Parliament Award Ralph Contave, is the month of July recipient for the Give Back to the Community donation.

The selection committee nominated Mr. Contave and is in support of his endeavor to contribute to literacy on Sint Maarten.  Mr. Contave is writing his first book on St. Maarten’s culture, political atmosphere and youth empowerment.

The donation is a contribution to the publication of the book and Member of Parliament (MP) Leona Marlin Romeo is encouraging the general public to support this initiative by purchasing the book once launched.

“It is important for the community to support embrace all positive contributions that will help build Sint Maarten,” stated the Member of Parliament. The book is expected to be published as soon as all funding is in place.

PHOTO CUTLINE: L to R: Ralph Contave and MP Leona Marlin-Romeo.