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Why Saleh is wrong

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

I have much respect for Professor Jaime Saleh, former Governor of the Netherlands Antilles. However, I was very disappointed by his presentation here in Statia on October 4, 2014, on invitation of the Statia DP.

My disappointment stems from the fact that Mr. Saleh seemed not in touch with what is going on in Statia today; he spoke of his days as governor when he walked the...

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...

Shouldn’t we march against corruption?

Dear Editor,

The upcoming march against the meddling of the Dutch is beyond me. Instead of concerned citizens...

Local politics and Ebola

Dear Editor,

I have been watching with interest at the present situation in Africa involving the Ebola virus, and...

Mindfulness moments on substance abuse in our young

Dear Editor,

Mindfulness is staying with the experience; as in body and soul. It is the direct opposite experience...

Constitutional crisis in country St. Maarten

Dear Editor,

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

On the front...

Who is the Dutch?

Dear Editor,

If a congressman from the United States would make a statement about St. Maarten, would we then...

Coup d'état by the Dutch Second Chamber

Dear Editor,

Noticeably was that one day after the Parliamentary Election that was held on August 29, that some...

Changing the people or changing the system?

Dear Editor,

On 10-10-2014 Sint Maarten will exist four years as an independent Country within the Kingdom of the...

iDad challenges fathers of St. Maarten/St. Martin

Dear Editor,

Fathers are just as essential to healthy child development as mothers. A father brings unique...

Mindful moments on single mothers

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Many times people tell me they cannot meditate that their mind is all over the place. This is not...

Holier than thou

Dear Editor,

The country is abuzz about yet another attempt to form a government after the first parliamentary...

The right moment to switch political parties?

Dear Editor,

At the risk of sounding obvious I think it might be useful for the public and politicians to be...

‘The Local-ZigZag-Chinee-Swing’

Dear Editor,

As we all enter our favourite Chinese Hood restaurants on a basic, every at least once-a-month visit...

There is only one honourable solution

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address the members of the Territorial Council of St...

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Dear Editor, I have much respect for Professor Jaime Saleh, former Governor of the Netherlands... Read more...
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