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My experience with AVA Airways (from Curaçao Chronicle)

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

When the new aviation company AVA Airways announced their intention and desire to enter into the commercial aviation environment on the Caribbean Dutch Kingdom Island Countries of St. Maarten and Curaçao, I was honestly hoping they could fill a void in the air transportation industry. I started out both excited and enthusiastic about the prospects of them reaching their goals in...

Marigot cemetery

Dear Editor,

It is one thing to cry out they have taken away our culture from us, but it is quite another thing to...

Justice done?

Dear Editor,

The question has two possible answers: Yes and No. It depends how you look at it! This article is...

In the dark and disgusted

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your paper in regard to the disgraceful treatment of GEBE customers. We...

Do not forget our boxing heroes

Dear Editor,

Some people believe that because we (St. Martiners) are known as the friendly people that that means we...

New Harbour security contract

Dear Editor,

The Daily Herald of February 24, 2015, reports that the Harbour Group of Companies intends to pay...

Minister Palm killing our economy

Dear Editor,

"Curaçao Airport City, a unique investment opportunity in the Americas." This was the title of a...

Importance of transparency

Dear Editor,

With a government in office for just over 60 days, a feeling of discontentment with government is...

Integrity’s power grab

Dear Editor,

For many years now, the various governments in The Hague have had concerns and misgivings about the...

Why is dirt being dumped & stored in my neighbourhood?

Dear Editor,

Please permit me to point out what is going on with our neighbourhoods. My area is Mary's Fancy...

We will probably never return to St. Maarten

Dear Editor,

In December, I happened to open the trash pail, and found all of our St Maarten Christmas ornaments in...

Sixth graders: the time is now

Dear Editor,

It is such an inspiring feeling for a student to go into an examination room, with the confidence that...

Port St. Maarten CEO hits nail on head with bankers

Dear Editor,

On Monday we read in the media where the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Port St. Maarten Mark Mingo...

Establish the van Hugh Law

Dear Editor,

Our youth are crying for help and all their pleas are falling on deaf ears. A major crime is committed...

Cupecoy Parking

Dear editor,

I live on this island since 1995. Yesterday I went to Cupecoy to check for waves (I am a surfer). What...

Walking terror

Dear Editor,

They may have passed you by on the streets. They may have seen you before. They may be sitting next to...

No longer comfortable saying great things about ‘The Friendly Island’

Dear Editor,

I am writing this as a concerned timeshare owner, specifically, the Caravanserai, but also two other...

Think it through

Dear Editor,

The echoing question is: how long will the cries of the timeshare owners at Caravanserai continue to be...

Traffic light conspiracy

Dear Editor,

Having worked with similar equipment to traffic lights, (I am a retired ships engineer), I am surprised...

Connor reiterates position on timeshare protection

Dear Editor,

After having just returned home to Canada after a wonderful holiday at our Timeshare in Guana Bay, I am...

The illusion of Parliamentary Motions

Dear Editor,

On January 30, the budget of country St. Maarten was passed by Parliament after some marathon sessions...

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My experience with AVA Airways (from Curaçao Chronicle)
Monday, 02 March 2015
Dear Editor, When the new aviation company AVA Airways announced their intention and desire to... Read more...
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