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A continual degradation of nation-building

Dear Editor,

Another case of sexual abuse of a minor has taken place, and again, the judge deemed it fitting to focus his attention more on the perpetrator than the victim. It is so amazing to see that his state of mind has priority over the child's whose emotional and psychological psyche will remain damaged for a life time. This kind of decision continues to be the trend and the reasons are...

OSPP repeats call for urgent operational audit at the Harbour Group of Companies

Dear Editor,

We have been following with keen attention all the activities that have been taking place at the...

A picture is worth a thousand words

Dear Editor,

If you told me that a picture is worth a thousand words, I might not say you are accurate. When at...

The draft Harbour Ordinance 2015

Dear Editor,

I listened last night to the explanations given by Commissioner Carlyle Tearr in the town hall meeting...

Mindful moments on addiction

Dear Editor,

When one acquires a certain amount of concentration from practicing mindfulness, one notices how often...

Let’s do something positive for the island!

Dear Editor:

I am sure that everyone on the island has been hearing about SXM Doet. This is the first time St...

In defence of Fort Amsterdam

Dear Editor,

As the basis of my commentary here, I remind the reader that one of the most iconic cultural sites of...

Colleagues

"I am more important, I do the hard part!"

"What do you know about parting? That is where I start!"

This argument...

Step up control on moving violations

Dear Editor,

I am an inhabitant of this country and whatever happens to someone else could possibly happen to me...

Wow, the truth!

Dear Editor,

When I am aware that I am in the driver's seat, I do not gloat. Because I am not almighty, I am always...

Unpaid advice for my wife and Mark Mingo

Dear Editor,

The reader will of course wonder what my wife and Mark Mingo have in common. Well, first of all, I love...

My experience with AVA Airways (from Curaçao Chronicle)

Dear Editor,

When the new aviation company AVA Airways announced their intention and desire to enter into the...

Marigot cemetery

Dear Editor,

It is one thing to cry out they have taken away our culture from us, but it is quite another thing to...

Justice done?

Dear Editor,

The question has two possible answers: Yes and No. It depends how you look at it! This article is...

In the dark and disgusted

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your paper in regard to the disgraceful treatment of GEBE customers. We...

Do not forget our boxing heroes

Dear Editor,

Some people believe that because we (St. Martiners) are known as the friendly people that that means we...

New Harbour security contract

Dear Editor,

The Daily Herald of February 24, 2015, reports that the Harbour Group of Companies intends to pay...

Minister Palm killing our economy

Dear Editor,

"Curaçao Airport City, a unique investment opportunity in the Americas." This was the title of a...

Importance of transparency

Dear Editor,

With a government in office for just over 60 days, a feeling of discontentment with government is...

Integrity’s power grab

Dear Editor,

For many years now, the various governments in The Hague have had concerns and misgivings about the...

Why is dirt being dumped & stored in my neighbourhood?

Dear Editor,

Please permit me to point out what is going on with our neighbourhoods. My area is Mary's Fancy...

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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...