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Government is letting us down

Dear Editor,

For the umpteenth time this year, I sit at home in the dark. I wonder, why is it that here in Mary's Fancy the current goes off almost every single day? It goes off mostly for ten to 20 min if that long but still, why does it have to go off so frequently?

There is no rhyme or reason for this. Sometimes it happens once a day but it can, like today, occur four times in one day. It...

A Message for Lent 2010

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your paper to address your readers.

Dear Brothers and Sisters! The peace...

Stop cock-fights and dog-fights

Dear Editor,

It is very sad to hear that there still seem to be cock-fighting and dog-fighting on this island. Even...

National service programme, one option for youth in peril

Dear Editor,

The most recent youth-on-youth violence was an incident that took place at Sundial School early...

It is against the law

Dear Editor,

I would like to comment on the piece written by Sharon A. Brown in Wednesday's issue of The Daily...

Why is the National Alliance not tackling the ROB issue?

Dear Editor,

I see it is time for me to start writing again. Amazing how the National Alliance and its satellites...

GEBE is the real problem; it’s driving us to the edge

Dear Editor,

Please allow me a few discontented words in your publication.

Tuesday's headline said "Lee's generator...

Ring Road Reflections

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Is USM in the right hands?

Dear Editor,

On Wednesday, 17 February, 2010, students were invited to a question and answer session for 30 minutes...

The calypsonians will be paid – sometime

Dear Editor,

In response to "Billy" it is very easy to take a factual issue and turn it into a personal attack. I...

Job well done!

Dear Editor,

I want to commend the crew of the mega yacht located at Isle de Sol, directly across from Lee's...

“On the Origins of Things”

Look around you Black Child

Your creation is everywhere

Though tainted, distorted

Given meanings they bare your...

Paint the speed bumps in variety of vibrant colours

Dear Editor,

My husband and I have been coming to St. Maarten for five years (first two on vacation, last three as...

Sex in primary school series an eye opener

Dear Editor,

Reading those big articles in the newspaper about sex in primary schools is finally a relief. It's good...

Where is the opposition DP on the ROB crisis?

Dear Editor,

That the commissioner responsible for the ROB department is silent on the crisis that has struck the...

A reminder for Mr. Levenstone

Dear Editor,

I was really touched by Mr. Dave Levenstone's article which appeared in the yesterday's newspaper. It...

The truth about Mrs. Malva Brooks-Brill

Dear Editor,

Permit me to express my opinion in your well-read newspaper about what has been circulating in this...

Megaplex 7 clients and moviegoers can look forward to 3D technology

Dear Editor,

We, at Caribbean Cinemas, take very seriously the needs and expectations of our clients and moviegoers...

Some suggestions to make St. Maarten cleaner, safer

Dear Editor,

I have just returned home to Canada from a wonderful, three-week vacation on your lovely island. This...

The bare essentials needed for a successful St. Maarten

Dear Editor,

They! They work hard. They have strong families. They are soft spoken. They are friendly.

Their kids...

What consequences for locals if no deportation of illegals?

Dear Editor,

On Monday, February 15, there was an interview on PJD2 with Remco Stomp, secretary of the Bar...

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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...