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Dear Editor,

In a democracy, elections are the main catalyst for change or status quo in most conservative societies. It seems extremely difficult to accurately describe the stagnation here in what we like to call "country St. Maarten". Not so long ago, a few months short of a year, everyone was euphoric during the elections, while predicting a victory for their colour/party. And as elections...

Congratulations to taxi drivers

Dear Editor,

It is rarely that people ask me to "write for them" that I accept, because I consider it their opinion...

What a charade!

Dear Editor,

The continuation of the Central Committee meeting on May 7, 2015 on the Harbour Security contract was a...

Mindful moments on fostering integrity

Dear Editor,

In a mindfulness practice of sitting and paying attention to the minuscule, one trains the mind in...

St. Maarten is on right track

Dear Editor,

Things are looking up economically over the next four years and beyond.

Since 2008/2009, when the...

Parliament must do its job

Dear Editor,

Never have I witnessed such a degrading meeting of the people's business in parliament as that meeting...

Decision to lease out Emilio Wilson Estate & to allow housing is improper

Dear Editor,

Over the past twenty to thirty years, many residents; cultural- heritage activists, environmentalists...

A crucial election: The next Commonwealth Secretary-General

By Alex May

The last rites have been read prematurely for the Commonwealth many times. But even some of its...

Be afraid! Be very afraid!

Dear Editor,

On Saturday I was doing a little shopping at a supermarket in Cole Bay when I decided to look over...

Missing in action

Dear Editor,

It appears to me that the Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs and the political leader Theodor Heyliger of this...

People want leadership

Dear Editor,

Member of Parliament George Pantophlet says that the people of St. Maarten don't need more politicians...

When would we ever get it right?

Dear Editor,

Since the election last year we have experienced and endured constant and unrelenting barrages from the...

Farewell, Island Mama

Dear Editor,

Please allow me a little more space in your paper to bid farewell to yet another Awesome person of SXM...

President François Hollande trumps with a six of hearts

Dear Editor,

In The Daily Herald, Saturday, May 9, 2015, edition we quote: "....He announced St. Martin will get the...

Lost dog or ‘mysterious disappearance’?!

Dear Editor,

She was lovely, slightly brownish short red-haired with a lovely white spot on her chest, small size...

The true meaning of service

Dear Editor,

By service I mean giving back to your community. The St. Maarten Lions Club demonstrated this once...

The carnal side of Carnival

Dear Editor,

There is a particular picture I look forward to seeing every year in The Daily Herald; the burning of...

One Basic Truth

Dear Editor,

"One basic truth can be used as a foundation for a mountain of lies, and if we dig down deep enough in...

Reaction to Pastor Phillips

Dear Editor,

It appears Pastor Wendell Phillips is lecturing again in your newspaper with impunity!!

"We keep on...

It’s time for a fresh approach

Dear Editor,

The fondling of a minor on the Great Bay beach some weeks ago is reason for deep concern because this...

Every life matters

Dear Editor,

On the morning of April 16, 2015, my life and my family's lives were changed drastically by the tragic...

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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...