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Always be prepared

Dear Editor,

The saying is well prepared and well documented. I do not know that if it was grandstanding or trying to influence the audience, but at a certain moment during the meeting of Parliament I heard one of the MP's declare that Holland does not have an Integrity Chamber of their own. If that is not so, why is our government fooling us? Yes, I said our government, because if Holland...

Puzzled

Dear Queenie,

Recently I received a rather expensive gift from someone with the receipt included in the...

Time to make use of all the tools at our disposal

Dear Editor,

With much interest I read the letter by some of the leaders and lecturers of the University of St...

Etty Ket

Dear Queenie,

Recently I was at a catered wedding reception where the bartender put out a cup for people to put...

Gearing up to a new era of colonialism and nepotism

Dear Editor,

Lately, our representatives seem to worry a lot -and sometimes rightly so- about the Dutch (post)...

Ease the tension

Dear Editor,

The tensions between the administrators on Statia and those in The Hague are flaring up again, and we...

Insulted daughter-in-law

Dear Queenie,

My father-in-law is always making remarks about how one of our children doesn’t look anything like...

Spanked

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend likes to slap me on the behind. He says it's an expression of affection. But he hits hard...

Rain Forest Adventures replies to Barbara Cannegieter’s letter

Dear Editor,

This is written in response to your letter to the editor on June 16, titled "Rain Forest Adventures did...

Is ‘claire voyance’ an exact science?

Dear Editor,

For years now on a constant basis, names like Kaba, Francoise, Toulle and several others, have...

Worried

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend of 9 years just started acting up. He doesn't come by anymore and he doesn't take me to...

Only the People can save the people!

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

Region's Corruption - the idea for this paper was born in my heart, when I read an article by Prof...

Married to a drunkard

Dear Queenie,

My husband is an alcoholic but his family won't admit it and they keep offering him alcoholic drinks...

Rain Forest Adventures did not invite SXM Pride

Dear Editor,

I read with interest the article in Monday's paper stating that Rain Forest Adventures met with members...

In doubt

Dear Queenie,

My fiancé died suddenly in an auto accident. I had become close with his family during our...

Look at it from a broader perspective

Dear Editor,

Is it really discriminatory for Holland to stipulate that Dutch be a part of the requirement to obtain...

Etty Ket

Dear Queenie,

When my wife and I eat out, the waiter or waitress often clears my plate away as soon as I am done...

‘Excusez-moi?’ – Muppet time for Astrid on Statia

Dear Editor,

"Statia needs me and I am now heading home!" With these words, Statia Commissioner of Finance Astrid...

Worried sister

Dear Queenie,

One of my brothers and his wife expect our parents to spend time with their children almost every day...

Is Alegria’s concept possible?

Dear Editor:

After reviewing the plans released for the former Caravanserai and surrounding properties, I cannot...

Divorced Dad

Dear Queenie,

Once our children were all grown up my wife and I got divorced and pretty soon we both got married...

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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...