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Joint Court of Justice does not know how to count to two

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

I realize that a newspaper usually is not the right place to discuss the content of the verdict of a judge. Legal magazines are more suitable for debate about the scope of holdings and rulings. Legal scholars tend to have more curiosity in the legal reasoning, while a sound person is interested in the outcome of a case. Another reason to leave opinions about rulings to legal...

Pensioners not happy with new cable charges

Dear Editor,

As of the April 1, pensioners are now being charged US $45 to view their favourite television...

Protection of local entertainers

Dear Editor,

After reading the reports and seeing photos in the daily newspapers of the lighted parade that was held...

Election date postponement request

Dear Editor,

Yesterday morning I read the article in your newspaper in which Minister President, the Honourable Mrs...

Stop seeing sovereignty, independence as taboo

Dear Editor,

Yet another election looms around the corner and as if scripted the parties are yet to offer a modicum...

Our children need protection

Dear Editor,

As a "Non Original Son" of the soil, l must admit that I have absolutely no business interfering in St...

Development: is it a good or bad thing?

Dear Editor,

Once again, politicians and candidates are gearing up for the upcoming elections and as customary; the...

Generic medication

Dear Editor,

Today I was sent by the SMMC Pharmacy to have a stamp put on a prescription that I have been taking for...

Oh Sweet St. Maarten Land

Dear Editor,

The role of government is to safeguard, in every way, the wellbeing of the people they have chosen to...

Commissioners of Finance do not pay themselves

Dear Editor,

Thursday and Friday there was a heated debate in the island council on the US $15,000 salary advance...

When the cow drowns then we cover the well

Dear Editor,

It surprises me to read in the newspaper that our honourable parliamentarian is complaining about...

Make the right decision please!

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address the Government of St. Maarten.

Please...

Civil Registry very stressful

Dear Editor,

Many, many people are going to the Civil Registry to renew their passports only to be told they have to...

Unpaid advice about airport roundabout

Dear Editor,

I have seen now several times the "3 million" dollar pelicans in the airport roundabout. I am...

News at its best

Dear Editor,

Let me guess. Not only is Tintamarre island poised to become a Principality (a la Monaco) with its own...

Just a thought

Dear Editor,

I listened to a programme with two youngsters who recently returned from their studies. Their complaint...

Awkwardly familiar

Dear Editor,

Early last week I decided to attend the plenary session of parliament to try to follow the discussion...

Who’s fooling who?

Dear Editor,

A set of us were sitting at a location, and as usual, these days it is about Carnival or politics. So...

I waited and waited, but the call never came

Dear Editor,

All over the world governments are changed for all kinds of reasons. For governments to change people...

Fortune-telling!

Dear Editor,

Do you believe in Fortune-tellers? Read this story.

Well, I visited one lately. She was a beautiful...

More on inadequate thinking skills

Dear Editor,

Last week, I highlighted inadequate thinking skills, as one of the reasons why children are failing in...

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Ombudsman named as Woman of Great Esteem
Saturday, 19 April 2014
BROOKLYN, New York--The Board of Directors of the distinguished Woman of Great Esteem (WGE)... Read more...
Funeral home’s co-director sentenced for gun possession
Saturday, 19 April 2014
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Reports untrue of chikungunya in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Friday, 18 April 2014
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014
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Friday, 18 April 2014
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Obama budget would boost US tax revenue, cut deficits
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Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm
Friday, 18 April 2014
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Friday, 18 April 2014
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The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?
Friday, 18 April 2014
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In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
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Joint Court of Justice does not know how to count to two
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Editor, I realize that a newspaper usually is not the right place to discuss the content of... Read more...
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Soon to be mommy
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Queenie, I have a boyfriend and he promised that he would marry me. We bought rings and set... Read more...
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Little League prepares for season
Friday, 18 April 2014
Uniforms were being handed out at the St. Maarten Little League Complex on Pond Island Thursday and... Read more...
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Brooks steals four bases at Florida Showcase
Friday, 18 April 2014
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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87
Friday, 18 April 2014
MEXICO CITY--Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and... Read more...
Clinton pregnant with her first child
Friday, 18 April 2014
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Ready Set Sail in New Ireland
Friday, 18 April 2014
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The Long Lost Letter
Friday, 18 April 2014
By Will Johnson    Recently when reading the book “Fourteen Islands in the Sun” by... Read more...
Editorial - Lesser evil
Friday, 18 April 2014
That Curaçao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes (PS) in today's edition is rather critical of the "Reforma"... Read more...
Editorial - Fair share
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Efforts to provide coverage for persons living in St. Maarten who for whatever reason have no... Read more...
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Thursday Apr. 17, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
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Wednesday Apr. 16, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Notices April 17
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...
Notices April 16
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...