Source:Etats Généraux de l’Outre-Mer Posted: Monday, July 16, 2007
Since yesterday, July 15, 2007, Saint-Martin is an independent French overseas administrative area and is no longer a part of Guadeloupe, and as such it has been officially confirmed that May 27 will no longer be a public holiday in Saint Martin.
As an independent French overseas administrative area the "décret n° 83-1003 du 23 novembre 1983 relatif à la commémoration de l'abolition de l'esclavage" no longer applies to Saint-Martin.
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Saint Martin's May 27 Public Holiday Canceled" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.