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Two wrongs do not make right

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

It seems as if everyone tends to agree or raise their hands above their heads when it comes down to "what about when so and so did this or did that?" And then there was this in the editorial "the disturbing trend unfortunately can be seen throughout all sectors." The behaviour in traffic was mentioned as an example and I could not agree more, but permit me to remind your readers...

Why is it necessary we read to children?

Dear Editor,

The most important reason for reading to children is for them to develop a love of literacy or to...

Justice for Juliy at first delayed, now awarded

Dear Editor,

In accordance with the conclusion of the Appeal Committee Study Financing (that the denial of study...

State sectarianism

Dear Editor,

After reading Wycliffe Smith's letter in The Daily Herald on September 17 I agree with his sentiments...

Urgent call for female judges, prosecutors & justice minister

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

It takes women to understand the suffering that our children undergo when they become victims of sexual...

Mindful moments on oppositional traits

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

Mindfulness is consciousness. It is the opposite of functioning on auto-pilot. It is the best way to...

Where to place your trust!

Dear Editor,

There are many things we plan for in life and as a consequence many things we prepare for. Sickness is...

Everyone has the right to be respected

Dear Editor,

If we truly want to make St. Maarten a better place for our children and grandchildren, letters to The...

Island Hoops

Dear Editor,

For eight years I've been directing basketball camps in the U.S., and no experience has compared to the...

‘They have a right to’

Dear Editor,

It bothers me when all these intellects say "they have a right too..." I also don't like when they try...

Geothermal energy on Saba: absolutely within reach

Dear Editor,

Last Monday, the answer of Minister Plasterk on behalf of his colleague Minister Kamp directed to the...

Leafs, origins, fractions and weather

Dear Editor,

Thank you for Monday's article that St. Maarten now has a Nissan Leaf on its roads and giving this news...

It’s just a matter of time!

Dear Editor,

I have lived on St. Maarten since October 1963; that is, for the past 51 years. Needless to say I have...

Stay together!

Dear Editor,

A new coalition government means a new opportunity for this nation for the next four years to...

Who will lead the pack of hungry wolves?

Dear Editor,

After yesterday's press briefing and statements made by Leona Marlin about coming out victorious on...

An undesirable city landmark

Dear Editor,

While standing stranded on the Pondfill road, trying to hitch a ride from Philipsburg to Marigot with...

Boyz 2 kings

The only way out is up

The only way to get

out this mess is to move up

So pull up your pants

And face up to the...

Car rental permits moratorium lifted?

Dear Editor,

With great surprise the DP learned from a front page article in The Daily Herald of September 2, 2014...

What is the DP going to do?

Dear Editor,

Norako N. V., the private company of former Democratic Party (DP) island councilman and commissioner...

Coalition NA/DP/USP

Dear Editor,

The results of the elections of August 29, 2014, asked for a coalition government.

And there were four...

Legacy vs history

Dear Editor,

My twelve-year-old niece in hearing them speak about what kind of a legacy President Obama will leave...

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Scooter rider’s left foot is amputated after accident
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
MARIGOT--An accident between a scooter rider and a car on Sunday night in French Quarter has left a... Read more...
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Ukrainians in Statia ‘just want to be safe’
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Caribbean among regions most vulnerable to climate change
Monday, 22 September 2014
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Boosting Caribbean hospitals’ immunity to natural disaster
Sunday, 21 September 2014
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New Jersey hiker killed by a bear
Monday, 22 September 2014
NEW JERSEY-- A man hiking in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey was killed by a black... Read more...
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Climate march draws hundreds of thousands
Sunday, 21 September 2014
NEW YORK-- An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people... Read more...
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Afghans ask if it was worth risk after election results suppressed
Monday, 22 September 2014
KABUL-- Afghans risked their lives to vote in an election supposed to mark the country's first... Read more...
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China drives world carbon emissions to record high
Sunday, 21 September 2014
OSLO--World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and... Read more...
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Air France strike crisis deepens
Monday, 22 September 2014
PARIS-- A bitter Air France labour dispute deepened on Monday as management pledged to press ahead... Read more...
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SpaceX Falcon rocket blasts off from Florida
Sunday, 21 September 2014
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.-- An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force... Read more...
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Two wrongs do not make right
Monday, 22 September 2014
Dear Editor, It seems as if everyone tends to agree or raise their hands above their heads when it... Read more...
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Worried boyfriend
Monday, 22 September 2014
Dear Queenie, I think my girlfriend is being abused. She has lots of bruises that she explains... Read more...
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Bears win
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Chicago Bears strong safety Ryan Mundy (21) runs back an interception for a touchdown as New York... Read more...
Nadal puzzled as Spain pick female Davis Cup captain
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
SPAIN-- Toni Nadal has given a lukewarm response to the decision by the Spanish Tennis Federation... Read more...
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World Chefs: Two-star Maaemo shakes up Norwegian cuisine
Monday, 22 September 2014
OSLO-- In an unfashionable part of Oslo, head chef Esben Holmboe Bang's minimalist creations are... Read more...
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Selling McConnell: What's love got to do with it?
Sunday, 21 September 2014
PADUCAH, Ky-- Mitch McConnell is hardly a lovable guy. The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate has... Read more...
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Secure your place in Guinness Book of Records now
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Sunday, September 21, is 'Bart's Bash Sailing Charity Race' Be part of the largest sailing event in... Read more...
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Backpacking through Laos Part 2
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Tubing through mountains and caves   By Laura Bijnsdorp It was midnight; we had been... Read more...
Editorial - Public enemies
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
The armed robberies at no less than six Dutch-side supermarkets last week plus one more on Sunday... Read more...
Editorial - Key component
Monday, 22 September 2014
The fights at schools in the Cul de Sac area over two days reported on in Saturday's paper are a... Read more...
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Monday Sep 22, 2014
Monday, 22 September 2014
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Saturday Sep 20, 2014
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Notices September 22
Monday, 22 September 2014
Volunteers Needed Walichi Basketball Association is looking for volunteers with graphic design... Read more...
Notices September 20
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...