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Broadening Youth Horizons

2“Something I can remember for the rest of my life.”

For the past 20 years, Broadreach's Educational Adventure programs have brought some of the best and brightest to the Windward Islands to learn about marine conservation and other environmental issues affecting local ecosystems.

Broadreach sponsors several programs around the globe and throughout the Caribbean. Students mix fun and...

Bird Watch SXM

spotted-sandpiperBy Mark Yokoyama

The Migrants Arrive

It still feels like summer in St. Martin, but signs of fall are in the air. In...

Discipline in the classroom

Back_to_school_-_front_page"A back-to-school feature for parents"

By Doran Joseph

Many parents are keen on disciplining their children at home...

Eureka! We found it!

eureka_5Eureka Springs, Arkansas, delights on many levels

 

Do you suffer from muscle pain, cancer or eye ailments...

Intentional communities

intentional_1~ Living sustainably together ~

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

Sustainability. It's a word tossed around a lot these days...

All aboard the Arkansas and Missouri railroad

train_1~ A scenic trip back in time ~

 

VAN BUREN, ARKANSAS--“All aboard,” calls the white-bearded conductor...

Backpacking in Chiang Mai – Thailand

Pic_7._In_front_of_the_White_TempleBy Laura Bijnsdorp

 

It had been a year since a few friends and I had left St. Maarten with Corina IV, a...

Bird Watch SXM

night-heronBy Mark Yokoyama

Enjoy birding: time and season

Birds are nature's alarm clocks and calendars. The rooster crows at...

On Emancipation: Are we free yet?

By Doran Joseph

St. Maarten celebrated Emancipation Day on July 1 and many turned out to commemorate the struggles...

Ready Set Sail in Kalimantan – Part 2

Pic_1._The_Corina_IV_crew_cruising_down_the_Kumai_river~ 'Watch out! The orangutan is about to grab your bag!' ~

By Laura Bijnsdorp

Our Indonesian visas were almost...

Ready Set Sail in Kalimantan Part 1

Pic_1._Town_of_Kumai_with_the_grey_birdnest_factories‘Monkeys everywhere!’

 

By Laura Bijnsdorp

 

Our Indonesian visa was almost expired and we had one...

Classic Cars: The Art Form of the XX Century

AC_coupeBy Adrian and Montague Kobbe

AC is best known by most for its emblematic Cobra, the sort of sports car every child...

Ready Set Sail in Bali – Indonesia

Pic_7._Exploring_the_rice_paddies"Is he really walking on fire?"

By Laura Bijnsdorp

I was once again in Bali, I had been there during Christmas to...

Bird Watch SXM

tern-sickBy Mark Yokoyama

Enjoy birding: one bird

On St. Maarten, a great day of birding doesn't necessarily involve seeing...

Ready Set Sail in Flores – Indonesia

Pic_5._A_Komodo_Dragon_trying_to_get_into_our_dinghy“I think they want to eat us!”

By Laura Bijnsdorp

 

Manta’s and a beach cleanup

We anchored off the...

Bird Watch SXM

yellow-warblerBy Mark Yokoyama

Enjoy birding: books and binoculars

The tools used for birding are much less interesting than...

Ready Set Sail in the Raja Ampats, Part 3

Pic_6._A_collection_of_human_skulls_at_a_burial_groundAre those human skulls?

 

By Laura Bijnsdorp

 The view was breath-taking and even though we could have...

Bird Watch SXM

egretsBy Mark Yokoyama

 

Enjoy birding: hone your observation skills

 

Birding, also known as bird-watching...

Ready - Set - Sail in the Raja Ampats, Part 2

laura_21Seeking the Bird of Paradise

 

By Laura Bijnsdorp

 

“Noooooo!” I groan when Max opens my cabin door...

‘The Passionate Foodie’

By Lucinda Frye

Our quest is for diverse, indigenous cuisine brought by the many ethnic people from all over the...

Confessions of a 30-something-year-old West Indian woman

taymerBy Taymer Mason

 

Workplace Romance

 

Let us face it. You spend more than half of the day at work and...

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St. Maarten midday Weather Forecast for Saturday
Saturday, 17 October 2015
DATE ISSUED: Saturday, October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00... Read more...
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SHTA poll: Businesses want anti-ship-jumping legislation
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Click here for SHTA graph pdf PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
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Dominica’s tourism sector ready to welcome visitors after TS Erika
Friday, 16 October 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica--“Dominica is open for business and ready to welcome visitors to its shores.”... Read more...
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Reparations Committee: Withdraw Queens’ names from Suriname’s highest mountains
Thursday, 15 October 2015
PARAMARIBO--Suriname’s National Reparations Committee NRCS has filed a request with President... Read more...
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Ex-US House Speaker Hastert to plead guilty in hush-money case
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHICAGO--Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected to plead guilty in a hush-money case... Read more...
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Hillary Clinton to 'look hard' at Julian Castro as possible VP pick
Friday, 16 October 2015
WASHINGTON--Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton won the backing of Housing and Urban... Read more...
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Half a million Yemen children face severe malnutrition
Friday, 16 October 2015
GENEVA--More than half a million children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition as a risk of... Read more...
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Modi to open 70-year-old files in challenge to Gandhi dynasty
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW DELHI--Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring... Read more...
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Cuba in cash crunch due to low commodity prices, Venezuela woes
Friday, 16 October 2015
HAVANA--Low commodity prices, a drought at home and Venezuela's economic crisis have created a cash... Read more...
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Apple's newest courtroom foe is patent-savvy university
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW YORK--As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with... Read more...
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Focus needs to be on fighting crime & helping unemployed
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Editor, With all of the political situation on the island, we can't lose focus on some of the... Read more...
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Had enough
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Queenie, My brother died years ago but his widow stayed close to our family. Eventually she... Read more...
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RBC St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Sister Marie Laurence defeated Leonald Conner in the RBC St. Maarten Little League School... Read more...
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Nadal trounces Wawrinka, Djokovic tames Tomic
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHINA-- Former world number one Rafa Nadal displayed more signs of a return to top form with a... Read more...
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Junk shop photo spurs quest to confirm Billy the Kid image
Friday, 16 October 2015
DENVER--For the $2 he spent to buy three old photographs, Randy Guijarro may have hit the mother... Read more...
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Few signs of improvement for NBA star Odom after collapse
Friday, 16 October 2015
LAS VEGAS--Pro basketball and reality TV star Lamar Odom spent a third day hospitalized on... Read more...
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Bruney cruises into retirement
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ After three decade in cruise industry ~   By Alita Singh   Frank Bruney has seen tiny... Read more...
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ALL HANDS ON DECK, WE MADE IT!
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ Fair Transport Sailing Vessel Nordlys is launched ~   St. Maarten has been graced by the... Read more...
Editorial - Anybody’s guess
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Governor Eugene Holiday has decided to seek legal clarity on the current constitutional impasse.... Read more...
Editorial - Time is up
Friday, 16 October 2015
With so much ongoing constitutional turmoil, the fact that more than 100 people attended the... Read more...
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Notices October 16
Friday, 16 October 2015
General Meeting St. Maarten Professional Softball Association (SMPSA) general meeting for the... Read more...
Notices October 15
Thursday, 15 October 2015
General Meeting S.M.P.S.A. general meeting for the softball season 2016 will be held at Sundial... Read more...