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Seek out meaningful cooperation with the Dutch Government

Dear Editor,

I am one proud Democrat. The opportunities for St. Eustatius that are available under the public entity status are far more than was the case under the bankrupt Antillean Constellation. The advancements achieved with improved healthcare and access to healthcare institutions and medical specialists are many times better than the situation before 10-10-10.

We have many living...

What are we really about?

Dear Editor,

Over the years I have experienced many things in life which as the bible says were and will be. Yes, I...

Just a thought

Dear Editor,

Your Saturday edition contains a report on Dutch Super Yacht Yards being disadvantaged because they...

Alegria is sue-happy

Dear Editor,

In Sint Maarten, when is enough litigation enough? Alegria is not a "world of happiness"; it is a...

Concrete lessons to be learned from the Greek situation

Dear Editor,

I read the recent letter submitted by five persons attached, in one way or another, to University of...

Languages on our islands

(from Amigoe.com)

 

I agree with the analysis of Fred de Haas concerning the languages on our islands...

The Treaty in Full

Due to recent developments and comments, The Daily Herald thought it useful to publish the complete text of the...

Americans to be treated same as the Dutch

Dear Editor,

 

As one of the American individuals who took the government of St. Maarten to court regarding...

Sitting ducks, praying for rain

Dear Editor,

I am appalled by the response of St. Maarten's Fire Brigade and the seeming inaction of the main people...

To Obtain True Autonomy

Dear Editor,

I love the word independence. Mainly because once it's mentioned a flame seems to spark in the souls of...

Power of perception

It’s a gift, it’s a curse, sometimes it makes things worse

But it has always been present, from the very...

We do care on St. Maarten

Dear Editor,

I would like to commend Mr. Jessurun for his efforts in putting St. Maarten elderly on the...

Cuba are you ready?

Dear Editor,

For the past three weeks I travelled through Cuba, exploring the landscape, culture and most...

Dialogue and budget resolution

Dear Editor,

This is in response to the letter titled “Why Greece should matter to us in on St. Maarten.”

When...

Why Greece should matter to us on St. Maarten

Dear Editor,

“Let not talk about ideology and ideals; let us just focus on technical solutions.” A strange...

The value of dialogue

Dear Editor,

I chuckled when I read the report on your Website of the "discussion on Haitian Plight in the DR" that...

The opposition should talk less and focus on working together

Dear Editor,

The governing of this territory is the responsibility of the Island Council with the executive council...

Belvedere homes in need of repairs

Dear Editor,

As we are approaching another hurricane season, the Ministry of Public Housing,

Spatial Planning VROMI...

Critical blogger imprisoned and intimidated

Dear Editor,

 

Mafia figures can have their way, politicians seem to get away anywhere, but a critical blogger...

What did Judith really do?

Dear Editor,

One of the things that I try to impress on people in general is "logic and common sense," because...

How to stop the spread of rabies

Animal Defenders SXM was very surprised to read that pet owners are advised to vaccinate their dogs against rabies...

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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...