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A well-directed instruction?

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

The contribution of Mr Gerard Hunt in response to my letter" judging the instruction" is interesting and constructive.

The part of his letter that I would like to react to is his comment: "How will people ever learn to govern themselves if they are not allowed to fail and therefore suffer the consequences of their own failures in order to improve their governance?"

This is...

Assessing the instruction: Maastricht chickens

Dear Editor,

In his opinion piece "Judging the instruction," The Daily Herald, 10/28/14, Robbie Ferron explains why...

Only autonomy will fix floods on Statia

Dear Editor,

I have noticed that the discussion on which status is best for Statia has become a battle between many...

Who has whose back?

Dear Editor,

Franklin Meyers wants the Dutch government to “pass legislation to help feed my people of St. Maarten...

Judging the instruction

Dear Editor,

Once upon a time many years ago the majority of the developing world was dominated by colonies. A...

It’s just us!

Dear Editor,

After hearing the many varying opinions on our stance against continuous meddling and intervention by...

What democracy?

Dear Editor,

What democracy was the march on Sunday held for? Was it for the democracy that this island never...

Appeal to ‘New Guard’ politicians

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to make an appeal to the "New Guard" politicians in St...

Children are worth nothing in this country

Dear Editor,

If a police officer, who is recruited to protect his community, can be given thumbs up for molesting...

All about kindness

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address an exceptional teacher from Learning Unlimited...

What must the tourists think of us!!

Hello Government officials, Car rental agencies, Hotel managers, and anyone else who has the first initial contact...

Hopefully a new trend

Dear Editor,

Anyone who follows what happens in the world of politics would be surprised if Theo Heyliger is really...

Mindful moments on anxiety

Dear Editor,

Mindfulness is your ability to stay with the present moment. It is the discipline of listening to your...

Why Saleh is wrong

Dear Editor,

I have much respect for Professor Jaime Saleh, former Governor of the Netherlands Antilles. However, I...

Friendly or Fantasy Island?

Dear Editor,

Some people may call St. Maarten the Friendly Island while others will call it the Fantasy Island but...

Make a start

You don't like what you see? Simply close your eyes

Choose to focus on change or be stuck with the "whys?"

Notice...

R.I.P. Ruby

Dear Editor,

The dog was chained to a tamarind tree her whole life 24/7. She was a strong, healthy and lovely dog...

Why aren’t inspectors putting end to abuse in day care centre?

Dear Editor,

Just a few weeks ago there was a headline in this paper concerning an investigation into child abuse at...

Congratulations

Dear Editor,

Friday saw the swearing in of a new Parliament for the governing term 2014-2018. After all is said...

Political parties not what made out to be

Dear Editor,

The Dutch (and much of the rest of the world that may be interested) must be scratching their heads...

Motion on constitutional referendum irresponsible

Dear Editor,

Wednesday, October 8, the Island Council of Statia passed a motion to hold a referendum preferably...

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A well-directed instruction?
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Dear Editor, The contribution of Mr Gerard Hunt in response to my letter" judging the instruction"... Read more...
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