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Editorial - My way or no way

Parliament's Permanent Committee for Inter-Parliamentary Affairs and Kingdom Relations hastily approved three...

Editorial - Not unjustified

It turns out that St. Maarten suddenly repeated its wish (see Saturday’s paper) to take over the Eastern Caribbean...

Editorial - No reason not to

The suggestion of China’s Consul General to the Dutch Caribbean Chen Qiman for St. Maarten to include the Chinese...

Editorial - Sooner rather than later

A number of persons interested in the topic tuned into radio or television yesterday morning to follow the meeting of...

Editorial -A matter of trust

Today's meeting of the harbour executives with Parliament's Committee for Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and...

Editorial - Deterrents

Fighting crime is very much in the news these days for good reason. Tuesday's report that ratification of the police...

Editorial - Not to be taken lightly

Clarity is needed soon rather than later about the excavation at Oyster Pond that included clearing 100 square metres...

Editorial - Eye in the sky

Today's story about concerns regarding the flying of drones close to Princess Juliana International Airport SXM...

Editorial - Selling point

Today's report on the recognition and rating of French-side guesthouses (see related story) is most welcome. As...

Editorial - Weather-resistant

What happened with the harbour project in St. Eustatius in the last few days (see related story) is disappointing to...

Editorial - Quite a legacy

The winds of change have blown in St. Kitts-Nevis, where the Labour Party lost Monday's parliamentary vote after...

Editorial - No ifs, no buts

Concerns expressed by the Democratic Party (DP) parliamentarians in Tuesday's paper regarding a perceived lack of...

Editorial - Their best shot

Today's report that the possibility of an Open Skies agreement with the United States (US) was discussed during the...

Editorial - Real and enduring

The recent court ruling regarding Coliseum Casino (see Saturday paper), while no doubt welcomed by the workers...

Editorial - Integrity broom

Not to comment on the content of a trial in progress, but the argument that Member of Parliament Patrick Illidge...

Editorial - With flying colours

The news that amendments to the Civil Code based on rulings of the Constitutional Court are ready to be adopted by...

Editorial - Blessing in disguise

That the Kingdom Conference no longer can take place on April 8 (see Wednesday paper) is probably for the best. Prime...

Editorial - Real change

It seems everybody now wants to get on the integrity train, judging by all Tuesday's discussion on who could be part...

Editorial - The bright side

GEBE's announcement that the fuel clause has been reduced by 43 per cent since July 2014 was the talk of the town on...

Editorial - Undesirable

The announcement by Justice Minister Dennis Richardson in today's paper that the "leaked" proposal to send 50 to 55...

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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...