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In Mourning

Dear Queenie,

After my mother died my father got a condolence card from one of my brother’s ex-girlfriends. Now he says they have become good friends and he can really talk to her.

My brother and I don’t like this. We think we should be the ones to comfort him in his time of grief and him to comfort us.

Queenie, are we being unreasonable?—In Mourning

 

Dear Mourning,

Your...

We can’t leave people on islands in the hands of big criminals

Dear Editor,

It isn’t really a festive celebration, the anniversary of the new countries Curaçao and St...

Adulterer’s sister

Dear Queenie,

My married brother has been cheating on his wife and the whole family knows about it except her. He...

A step up

Dear Editor,

First a few Questions:

1. Is it a coincidence that a fall in government happened 10 days before the...

Undecided husband

Dear Queenie,

My wife knows I take Viagra and when I went off-island on a business trip she insisted that I not...

Rain and education

Dear Editor,

I read the editorial of Tuesday, September 29th, and smiled, because it brought back thoughts of my...

Lonely widower

Dear Queenie,

My wife died recently and her daughter (my stepdaughter) and I have been comforting each other on our...

Let there be light

Dear Editor,

Hello.

I have to write fast before the power goes off.

What did St. Maarten use before...

Are all St. Maarteners crooks?

Dear Editor,

The word on the street and internationally is that St. Maarten has become a cesspool of crime and...

Liar’s wife

Dear Queenie,

When I first met my husband he told me he was married but he and his wife were separated and getting...

Hot, bothered and powerless

Dear Editor,

I just read GEBE’s press release about outages lasting till the end of next week, and more to come in...

Can we get financing?

Dear Editor,

I started to comment on a different topic when, what has become a nuisance, the days current went...

The foetus is too far gone to be aborted

Dear Editor,

It is obvious that the management of the school in Betty’s Estate that is currently under scrutiny...

Estranged daughter

Dear Queenie,

My mother doesn’t like my husband. I don’t know why, because he is a good provider and he treats...

Brilliant move by Heyliger & Marlin

Dear Editor,

There was a call by the leaders of the largest political parties in Parliament for independence. As...

Caught in the act

Dear Queenie,

The other night our 4-year-old daughter woke up in the middle of the night and came to our bedroom...

Need him taller

Dear Queenie,

I’m medium tall and have always dated men taller than I am. I have a good friend who is everything...

Open letter to Parliament

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address the chairman of the house of parliament, the...

Trapped in a loveless marriage

Dear Queenie,

My husband and I have not gotten along for some time and only stay together for the children.

I had...

Should have known

Dear Editor,

It is a very high standard, but a very basic tenement of management. The fact is that a settlement of...

Left out wife

Dear Queenie,

My husband’s parents have never liked me for some reason, I don’t know why. They refuse to visit...

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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...