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Some ideas to raise funds to fix Simpson Bay roads

Dear Editor,
With the deplorable state of the roads in Simpson Bay village, I have some suggestions for the government to get funding to get them fixed. Government already tried to get financial aid from PJIA, but seems unable to pry some money from the hands of its President, which I find strange since the government is a major shareholder in PJIA. But they tried.
Since our noisy neighbour seems...

Growing pains – The truth about Sino-U.S. relations

By Fareed Zakaria

Despite the recent squall in U.S.-Chinese relations, the fact remains that both countries have...

The great peasant revolt of 2010

By Charles Krauthammer

WASHINGTON -- "I am not an ideologue," protested President Obama at a gathering with Republican...

Why no 3D at Megaplex 7?

Dear Editor,
Caribbean Cinema, owner/operator of Megaplex 7 theatre complex appears to be taking the moviegoers of St...

In reaction to ‘Principal says she did not assault child’

Dear Editor,
It truly shocked me to read that the principal of Prins Willem Alexander School publicly admitted to...

Sarah Wescot-Williams, a strong woman, an outstanding leader

Dear Editor,
To be elected to an office of leadership one generally has to display character traits that are worthy of...

No act of charity

By Eugene Robinson

WASHINGTON -- Anyone sitting in a dank, fetid Haitian jail for any reason probably deserves at...

The Westin septic tank design

Dear Editor,
Most likely you have noticed the back and forth finger-pointing between The Westin Resort and the Dawn...

Shame, Shame, Shame

Dear Editor,
In reference to an article in The Daily Herald on February 2, 2010, "Heyliger questions why PJIA can't...

Let’s get behind Carnival!

Dear Editor,
As we move towards country status, the key aspect to a successful Country St. Maarten is the attitude of...

Getting the story straight

Dear Editor,
It is sad that people would bring these two stories together, not knowing the truth, even in death.
The...

Promoting free speech of public on how best to help Haiti

Dear Editor,
Presently, there are at least two specific suggestions to help the Haitian people as a result of the...

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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...