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Excellent attitude

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

On Wednesday, August 26, right in between Danny and Erika, I found myself at the ER of the Sint Maarten Medical Center with my daughter. The family doctor had just diagnosed her with possible severe anemia and more testing was urgent. I went to the ER with a heavy heart, because of the multitude of reports of negative experiences at SMMC that have come to my ears over the years...

Ask the Earth and she will tell you

Dear Editor,

I recently read a letter to the editor of this newspaper from a narrow-minded brother, which brought a...

Community Councils have a role to play regarding hurricane season pre-planning

Dear Editor,

I would like to see the different Community Councils play a more active role by advising the residents...

Thank God we live in a democratic country

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address Mr. Clive Hodge.

Clive, this is to let you...

My drive of shame

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address the Government of North and South...

St. Maarten Prime Minister wants critics to commit suicide

Dear Editor,

“Tie a stone around your neck and jump off the pier. Seek help from a psychologist, jump out of an...

My next ‘Friendly Island’ will have reasonable rules, investor protection

Dear Editor,

After over 35 years of visiting on St. Maarten, and living on the island part time for the last dozen...

Who is really destroying the country?

Dear Editor,

Government officials are transferring their guilt to the population, which speaks volumes to their...

Suicidal?

Dear Editor,

This morning while driving from Philipsburg towards the airport the words of our Prime Minister about...

On a serious note

Dear Editor,

As a concerned citizen, I stood on the side as I watched our brother Benji’s casket pass along and...

Unpaid advice to a stubborn Christian

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to respond, once again, to Mr. Clive Hodge on the subject...

Counterpart policy will fail in its current form

Dear Editor,

In a letter to the Editor in January 2015, I gave an opinion about the Counterpart policy. Afterward...

An idea whose time has come

Dear Editor,

St. Maarten is getting more populated by the day, not less; and, the number of vehicular accidents...

Officer Benjamin's sacrifice

Dear Editor,

Last week's shooting of a police officer by a coward with a gun has brought our once- tranquil...

Taking crime to a higher level

Dear Editor,

Wednesday morning, August 4th, was another busy day in Front Street, Philipsburg, as three tourist...

Urgency to take action is now

Dear Editor,

In solidarity with the shooting incident that occurred in Philipsburg this week, our thoughts and...

Who will honour those who dishonour themselves?

Dear Editor,

I fully expected negative feedback to my last article (Detestable Practices) from at least one or two...

Will all the feathers ever get back in the bag?

Dear Editor,

The following thoughts have been triggered by a phone call I received a couple of evenings ago from a...

Response to letter of Mr. Clive Hodge

Dear Editor,

St. Maarten/St. Martin Alliance For Equality (SAFE) stands by its statement that it is willing to...

New law firm

Dear Editor,

In your paper of today, page 9 you, have an article about a new law firm being established. As a devout...

What’s going on?

Dear Editor,

I wonder if anyone has noticed that when driving at night over the hill, or at least a 30-minute...

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Midday forecast for Friday
Friday, 28 August 2015
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Thursday, 27 August 2015
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Thursday, 27 August 2015
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Excellent attitude
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Dear Editor, On Wednesday, August 26, right in between Danny and Erika, I found myself at the ER of... Read more...
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Miss my Mom
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Dear Queenie, My mother died a few years ago after my parents had been married for more than 30... Read more...
Four games slated as Futsal continues Sunday
Thursday, 27 August 2015
PHILIPSBURG--The annual St. Maarten Futsal competiton is scheduled to continue with match day three... Read more...
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Watson sizzles at Barclays, Spieth struggles
Thursday, 27 August 2015
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Clive Owen makes Broadway debut in Pinter's "Old Times"
Thursday, 27 August 2015
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ABBA piano seen raising money, money, money
Thursday, 27 August 2015
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Calling all Models!
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'It's like Deja Vu with You"
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
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Editorial - Enough reason
Thursday, 27 August 2015
The islands where this newspaper is distributed were kept pretty busy in the past week dealing with... Read more...
Editorial - Not the answer
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Today’s meeting of Justice Minister Dennis Richardson with his Dutch counterpart Ard van der... Read more...
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Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
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Tuesday Aug. 25, 2015
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Notices August 28
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Saturday, August 29 PET FOOD DRIVE Organised by Pawsitive SXM Place: Le Grand Marche Bush Road... Read more...
Notices August 26
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
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