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Worried sister

Dear Queenie,

My sister finished university with good grades and a degree in business and she doesn’t have any trouble getting a job, but she soon quits and goes on to the next one because she isn’t being given work that she is qualified for and she isn’t getting paid enough.

Queenie, what is her problem?—Worried sister

 

Dear Worried sister,

Someone has to explain to your...

Mullet Bay Golf Course

Dear Editor,

It’s a crying shame it should have to come to that! However, it is time that the golfers take a...

Offended dog-lover

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend says he likes my dog, who is well-behaved and seems to like him too. But when my...

Why would St. Maarten allow foxes to run the hen house?

Dear Editor,

St. Maarten continues to work on what has been generally referred to as timeshare owner consumer...

Busy mother

Dear Queenie,

I want to join a service club, but my husband doesn’t want to be bothered with babysitting our...

Important that we do not allow public debt to grow

Dear Editor,

Recently I was in a meeting where it was argued by an influential Sint Maartener, very forcefully that...

Worried mother

Dear Queenie,

My husband likes to play violent video games with our young son. I have heard that children who play...

Status Quo

Dear Editor,

Another political year comes to an end in Great Bay, and the biggest losers are our people. We would...

Annoyed

Dear Queenie,

My neighbours next door are constantly looking out their window at what is going on at my house. I...

Enough is enough

Dear Queenie,

My nephew is getting married again, for the third time.

Queenie, am I obliged to give him yet...

Can’t decide

Dear Queenie,

A couple of years ago I was in a relationship with this guy and we never really forgot each other. We...

Attempts to tarnish our good name regrettable

Dear Editor,

The management and board of Sint Eustatius National Parks Foundation (STENAPA) have taken note of Leo...

Etty Ket

Dear Queenie,

I’ve been going with this guy for a year now and we’ve each met the other’s family but the...

Where is the Timeshare legislation that would have helped prevent this disaster?

Dear Editor,

We celebrate the legal victory of the handful of timeshare tourists who were willing to organise...

Concerned friend

Dear Queenie,

A friend of mine is engaged to a man that I happen to know is cheating on her. If it was me, I would...

Leadership needed to exit vicious circle

Dear Editor,

Not only in Sint Maarten, but in the entire Caribbean, there are huge expectations from governments to...

Green-eyed monster

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend wants us to get engaged and he's a great guy, but there's something I can't get past.

He...

Your own conclusions

Dear Editor,

It has been a trying week – two major storms have passed us by without any damage or significant...

Etty Ket

Dear Queenie,

I received a wedding invitation from someone at work that I hardly even know. Sometimes we chat in...

Time to help Dominica is now

Dear Editor,

In the past we on St. Maarten/St. Martin have repeatedly gone to the extent in helping those in our...

Undecided

Dear Queenie,

I had a baby when I was quite young and when I finally got married my husband adopted her. 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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Friday, 16 October 2015
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...