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Treated unfairly

Dear Queenie,

I'm living in a house where I do everything and don't get thanks for what I do. I could clean, cook, wash, everything. People in the house use me like I am some maid or servant and I'm sick and tired of it.

Really, I do so much and they don't have the decency to say thank you or do you want some money, but instead of that they treat me like I'm nobody. It makes me cry when...

Abuse of civil servants must stop!

Dear Editor,

Now it is that the Methodist Church was given a building permit and not a building stop. If the Church...

Information needed before planned raids

Dear Editor,

With the immigration raids imminent (coming in March), rumours are flying wild in St. Maarten.

Several...

Labour Minister should comment on these issues

Dear Editor,

I would like the Minister of Labour to look into the violation of employees' rights as regard annual...

Service at police station

Dear Editor,

A detective is needed for one of our clients who was badly beaten and wants to file a report. Contact...

Soccer must fall under the island’s soccer associations

Dear Editor,

As a former soccer goal-keeper and a long time sponsor of sports events in St. Maarten, I am surprised...

Overworked and underpaid

Dear Queenie,

Our neighbours are an older couple, retired, who like to travel a lot. The problem is that they expect...

Cable TV’s CNet or JokeNet!

Dear Editor,

Thank you for allowing me once again eye-opener space in our local news paper. I have drafted this...

Pseudoscience is undermining true scientific work being done

Dear Editor,

Science is a wonderful thing. The scientific method is a process that not only can provide us with an...

The issue of crime on our ‘Friendly Island’

Dear Editor,

Permit me to speak about the present "monster" that is plaguing our beautiful island of St. Maarten...

Not a dog-lover

Dear Queenie,

We have some friends who have a couple of very furry, very spoiled little house dogs. Whenever we...

Kudos for St. Maarten 12-Metre Challenge

Dear Editor,

Please allow me space in your newspaper to thank a Star business on our wonderful island, the St...

Thumbs up for the way GEBE does business

Dear Editor,

I wanted to let the people of St. Maarten know how GEBE goes about its business. Now we all know what...

Undecided

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend is away at university and I'm working here on the island. I'm trying to make this...

Tax gimmick again?

Dear Editor,

Some people have approached me with a very peculiar situation. It is about their tax return. The Tax...

Fall of Dutch Govt may delay constitutional renewal process

Dear Editor,

The fall of the Dutch Government late Friday night into Saturday may have repercussions for the...

Open Letter to Mrs. Bijleveld-Schouten

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address Ank Bijleveld-Schouten.

Dear State Secretary...

Concerned

Dear Queenie,

When we take her out to eat my mother-in-law always insists on having a tablecloth or at least a...

Sex in primary schools

Dear Editor,
I am a student and model in Holland and I read your article (Sex in Primary Schools) in The Daily...

Government is letting us down

Dear Editor,

For the umpteenth time this year, I sit at home in the dark. I wonder, why is it that here in Mary's...

A Message for Lent 2010

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your paper to address your readers.

Dear Brothers and Sisters! The peace...

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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...