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Dudley dodges death

dudly_1A true story of how boat dweller Dudley Campling survived Hurricane Gonzolo


By all accounts, Dudley should be dead. He was watching a movie to pass the time during the expected tropical storm when suddenly his 30-ton steel boat heeled over as though it was under full sail. A trip on deck found his toe rails underwater and brought the immediate realization that the forecast tropical...

Tricks, treats or trivia?

oct_31_2012~ The history of Halloween ~


Once upon a time, there lived an ancient people known as the Celts, who lived...

Bird Watch SXM

bird_watch_43By Mark Yokoyama

 Storm Survivors

Hurricanes and other storms impact birds in many ways. Storms can be a...

Dream Voyage on container ship Sambhar

20140911_191423_resizedAntwerp (Belgium) to Callao (Peru)

By Marga Hart

"Unbelievable!! There are so many people in the world and so many...

The Pirate Priest: Father Jean Baptiste Labat

5220724534_e9161fd230_zThe eight-volume edition of Nouveau Voyage aux Isles de l’Amerique, written by Labat, was published in Paris in...

Oonya Kempadoo: The Workings of Magic

Oonya-Kempadoo-by-Thomas-LangdonBy Montague Kobbé

When Oonya Kempadoo walks into a room, she brings along with her an...

Earliest Humans

1Science behind the news

Last Saturday, The Daily Herald contained a story out of the U.S. that researchers have...

Latin stars heat up Presidente Music Festival

Anthony_Santos_2In a word ... Caliente!

By Robert Luckock

A stay in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic's bustling, chaotic...

A day of tears in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Pic_1._Tuol_Sleng_Museum_former_prison_also_known_as_S-21"To destroy you is no loss, to preserve you is no gain."

By Laura Bijnsdorp

After a long, bumpy bus ride we arrived...

Sumo’s story

sumo__7The resiliency of a loving spirit

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

It takes a special kind of crazy to open your home and...

Honouring animals among us

The legacy of St. Francis

World Animal Day began in 1931 as a way of bringing attention to endangered species. A...

No body art allowed?

By Terry Nisbett

The police department of Trinidad and Tobago held a recruitment drive and one thing stood out. All...

Sea Turtle Sanctuary Opening soon in Simpson Bay

Pic_3._A_healthy_leather_back_sea_turtle_laying_eggs_on_Guana_Bay_Beach._By Lisa Davis-Burnett


Cruising the depths of the sea, solitary and stately, the sea turtle is one of the...

Bird Watch SXM

stiltsBy Mark Yokoyama

Bird shots: One with the flock

One with the flock is my key advice for photographing groups of...

Secure your place in Guinness Book of Records now

AC45_ARTEMIS-326Sunday, September 21, is 'Bart's Bash Sailing Charity Race'

Be part of the largest sailing event in the world, ever...

Backpacking through Laos Part 2

Pic_1._Tubing_along_the_river_at_Vang_ViengTubing through mountains and caves


By Laura Bijnsdorp

It was midnight; we had been travelling by bus for...

Animal Welfare Foundation

Activist Pam Sims – in it for the long haul

As we count down the days to World Animal Day, WEEKender is focusing...

Electrical Training offered at CECC NV Discover Engineering Solutions

1._Carel_BrouwersElectrical Engineering Specialist Sjef Cobben will be on the island for a series of two certificate granting seminars...

Bird Watch SXM By Mark Yokoyama


What is the best background for a bird photo? There's no simple answer, but it is hard to go...

Iman Shumpert to St. Maarten Youth: Compete!

nba_1~ NBA star says he loves the Caribbean vibe ~

NBA stars Iman Shumpert and Chris Copeland arrived on St. Maarten this...

Artist James Baggett

1._james_at_work~ 'A little scribble every day' ~

In a small apartment in Cole Bay, WEEKender met a humble man with a great talent...

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Residents want road repaired ‘as promised’
Friday, 31 October 2014
SUCKER GARDEN--Residents of Chin Cactus Drive are expressing frustration over its continued... Read more...
Governor should play a more active role, says expert Nauta
Friday, 31 October 2014
~ British system can serve as an example ~ THE HAGUE--The Governors of Aruba, Curaçao and St.... Read more...
Barbadian couple missing at sea for five days found alive
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CASTRIES, St. Lucia--A Barbadian husband and wife, who left St. Lucia over the weekend for Barbados... Read more...
Crisis fuelled resurgence of horse-drawn carriages
Thursday, 30 October 2014
HAVANA, Cuba--Up and down the streets of towns and cities in Cuba go horse-drawn carriages with... Read more...
Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride, negotiations fail
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine--A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative... Read more...
Kerry calls reported US slur of Israel's Netanyahu 'damaging'
Thursday, 30 October 2014
WASHINGTON--The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit" by an... Read more...
Clashes erupt as Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting
Thursday, 30 October 2014
JERUSALEM--Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having... Read more...
Genetic differences affect Ebola survival
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CHICAGO--Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many... Read more...
Power of "France Inc" on display in Sanofi boardroom coup
Friday, 31 October 2014
PARIS--Events at Sanofi this week cost a high-flying German-Canadian boss his job and global... Read more...
MasterCard profit driven by international business
Friday, 31 October 2014
NEW YORK-- MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as... Read more...
Assessing the instruction: Maastricht chickens
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Dear Editor, In his opinion piece "Judging the instruction," The Daily Herald, 10/28/14, Robbie... Read more...
Fed up already
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Dear Queenie, My fiancée and I will be getting married next year. My problem is her mother. She... Read more...
Hodge and Fleming dominate Women’s Basketball weekend
Thursday, 30 October 2014
SUCKER GARDEN--Chantel Hodge scored 14 points and had nine rebounds as she led Thunderz to a 37-28... Read more...
Murray in Tour Finals, Djokovic and Federer win
Thursday, 30 October 2014
PARIS-- Andy Murray's recent resurgence continued when the Briton qualified for the ATP World Tour... Read more...
Alan Cumming believes in putting everything out there
Friday, 31 October 2014
BOSTON--Scottish actor Alan Cumming has won accolades for his performances, including current... Read more...
A Minute With: Sean Hannity on 'disconcerting' election, matchmaking
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
LOS ANGELES--Sean Hannity, the longtime Fox News Channel anchor and strong voice for American... Read more...
Shankara's Health in Beauty event this weekend!
Thursday, 30 October 2014
~ With Kerrie Bayliss ~ Get your beauty on with Shankara and the line’s brand ambassador, Kerrie... Read more...
The life of an aesthetician!
Thursday, 30 October 2014
~ Charlotte Hawkins' beauty secrets ~ It was a massage-therapist friend of mine who first made me... Read more...
Editorial - On the side of caution
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Questions were being asked following Wednesday’s plane crash off the St. Maarten coast in which... Read more...
Editorial - Last line
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Although the topic may be an unpleasant one, the follow-up report in today's paper on an... Read more...
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Notices October 31
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Saturday, November 1 HIV TESTING Free and confidential HIV testing organised by the St. Maarten... Read more...
Notices October 30
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Saturday, November 1 HIV TESTING Free and confidential HIV testing organised by the St. Maarten... Read more...