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Editorial - Feasible option

At first glance it might seem as though the idea to make the existing Council of State the envisioned entity to...

Editorial - Never too old

It may not have been earth-shattering news, but the taxi drivers workshop reported on in Tuesday's paper is...

Editorial - Playing the bully

Some who read Monday's story about controls on mobile vendors may have been surprised that only warnings were issued...

Editorial - Positive focus

Parliament meets today, Monday, on the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultations IPKO in The Hague during the last...

Editorial - Surprise gift

The already 14th St. Maarten/St. Martin Annual Regional Tradeshow (SMART) ended on Friday with participants lauding...

Editorial - Something has to give

That St. Maarten must “pay its own debts” as stated again recently by Kingdom Relations Minister Ronald Plasterk...

Editorial - Encouraging prospect

The groundbreaking for the renovation of its cargo building (see related story) is good news not just for Princess...

Editorial - Better safe than sorry

A picture is worth 1,000 words, the saying goes, and that's certainly true for the two published on page 7 of...

Editorial - At this point

The decision to terminate the service level agreement with St. Maarten Student Support Services S4 in the Netherlands...

Editorial - Too much sense?

Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee on the new Parliament Building is meeting today, Friday. The discussions will centre on...

Editorial - Opportunity knocking

The news that Colombians no longer will need visas for St. Maarten and Curaçao effective July 1 is interesting...

Editorial - Win-win after all

Not everyone will be happy, but news that work on Rockland Estate Rain Forest Adventure Park is to start this summer...

Editorial - Delay tactics?

Carnival is not quite over yet, but May is here and public focus no doubt will shift again to politics, in particular...

Editorial - Delay tactics?

Carnival is not quite over yet, but May is here and public focus no doubt will shift again to politics, in particular...

Editorial - Nice and clean

The Dutch side's maximum cultural celebrations will reach their climax during the next few days as revellers party...

Editorial - Push in the right direction

The opening of a Business Centre by the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry (see Saturday paper) is most...

Editorial - Hopeful thoughts

The King's Day Celebration hosted by Governor Eugene Holiday and themed "Service and Country" at The Westin St...

Editorial - As a whole

It probably seems like a bit of a never-ending story, but promoting cooperation between the Dutch and French sides...

Editorial - Deadline looms

That Social and Health Insurances SZV remains positive about reaching agreement on what it is owed by government (see...

Editorial - Not insurmountable

Those expecting the dispute between the Netherlands and St. Maarten regarding an Integrity Chamber to be resolved...

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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...