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Educator shares experience with learning disabilities

~ Makes do with available support ~

DUTCH QUARTER--There have been recent calls for more insight into autism and other learning disabilities, following a recent incident in which an autistic child attacked a teacher. The Daily Herald approached a neutral person, an educator who deals with children who have learning disabilities, to ask what parents and the community should know.

Talks with...

Best investigates plans for minor to perform at Carnival concert

PHILIPSBURG--The Inspectorate of Labour will be looking into the intended performance of an eleven-year-old artiste...

Van Raak says he may not call Corallo a mafia boss

THE HAGUE--Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) has been...

Sarah says ‘didn’t know’ meeting lacked quorum

PHILIPSBURG--Democratic Party (DP) Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams says she "didn't know" Monday's aborted...

Bus hits car head-on

accident_belair_rd~ One of three accidents in 15 minutes ~

PHILIPSBURG--After a relatively quiet day, the St. Maarten Police Force and...

PvdA proposal for Kingdom Integrity Committee at Kingdom Conference

THE HAGUE--Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk will pitch the proposal of Member of...

One last jet blast

page11a264MAHO--With the necessary permanent closing of Maho Beach (see related story), the Government of St. Maarten has...

Maho Beach closes for work on airport

page1a264MAHO--Maho Beach is to close its shores forever to the general public as of next week Monday, April 6...

Shots fired but no one found

CUL DE SAC--On Saturday, March 28, around 9:30 pm, a shooting was reported to have taken place on the corner of...

18-year-old girl arrested after serious assault on younger girl

PHILIPSBURG--An eighteen-year-old schoolgirl has been arrested for severely beating a fourteen-year-old girl to the...

St. Maarten approves PwC recommendations on CBCS

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers has "decided" to "follow up" on the fifteen recommendations of the...

French, Dutch delegations on island for Quadri-partite talks

MARIGOT--High level delegations from France and The Netherlands have joined delegations from St. Martin and St...

Plans for 24/7 Coast Guard patrols cannot happen without more funds

PHILIPSBURG--The Coast Guard would like to become a 24/7 organisation, similar to the police. However, this cannot be...

No quorum for meeting on Integrity Chamber Law

page4d263PHILIPSBURG--Although eleven Members of Parliament (MPs) were present in the General Assembly Hall of Parliament...

All ladies advance, but Calypso ‘big boys’ remain a strong force

PHILIPSBURG--Although all four women who entered the NAGICO Calypso Eliminations on Saturday night made it through to...

Recycling collection point opened in Tamarind Hill

page7b262TAMARIND HILL--A community recycling collection point was opened in Tamarind Hill on Saturday, as an initiative...

First of the new St. Martin driving licences delivered

 MARIGOT--The first batch of the new credit card-type St. Martin driving licences have arrived and are ready to...

Africa Resource Center opens its doors at library

PHILIPSBURG--Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance (ACHA), in cooperation with national volunteer initiative SXM Doet...

Dennis denounces marginalisation of local law enforcement agencies

PHILIPSBURG--Justice Minister Dennis Richardson has denounced what he has referred to as the unjust marginalisation...

Connor meets with airlift partners in US

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Claret Connor, while...

The Messenger captures Road March on first try

page1b262PHILIPSBURG--He tried for four years, unsuccessfully, to capture the Road March crown as a junior Calypsonian...
Educator shares experience with learning disabilities
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
~ Makes do with available support ~ DUTCH QUARTER--There have been recent calls for more insight... Read more...
Best investigates plans for minor to perform at Carnival concert
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
PHILIPSBURG--The Inspectorate of Labour will be looking into the intended performance of an... Read more...
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Traditional herbal remedies used to treat chikungunya in Antigua
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
ST JOHN'S, Antigua--Last summer Sira Berzas (38) from Antigua and Barbuda was struck down with... Read more...
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Antigua Prime Minister calls ‘plans’ for new airline to compete against LIAT ‘treason’
Monday, 30 March 2015
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua--Regional airline LIAT said Monday that it had taken note of the statements... Read more...
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Armed prisoner who fled Virginia hospital captured in Washington
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
WASHINGTON--An armed prisoner who fled a suburban Washington hospital with a guard's gun on Tuesday... Read more...
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Indiana governor vows to 'fix' law lambasted for curbing gay rights
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
INDIANAPOLIS--Indiana's Republican Governor Mike Pence, responding to national outrage over the... Read more...
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Iran nuclear talks miss deadline, Russia says "key aspects" agreed
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
LAUSANNE, Switzerland--Six world powers and Iran missed a Tuesday deadline to reach an outline... Read more...
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Buhari wins historic landslide in Nigeria
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
ABUJA--Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari became the first... Read more...
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Wall Street earnings estimates may not foretell dollar impact
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
NEW YORK--Wall street analysts may be inadequately accounting for the dollar's sharp rise in the... Read more...
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Greece fails to reach initial deal on reforms with lenders
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
ATHENS--Greece failed to reach an initial deal with the European Union and the IMF to unlock aid... Read more...
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Construction location
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Dear Editor, Who would've thought it? Only in St. Maarten could it have happened. A casino built in... Read more...
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Disgusted
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Dear Queenie, This guy I’ve been dating is just wonderful except for one thing. He has this huge... Read more...
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Netherlands haunt Spain with 2-0 friendly win
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
AMSTERDAM-- Netherlands revived bitter Spanish memories from last year's World Cup finals when they... Read more...
Italy boss and UCI at odds over Astana
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
PARIS-- The Italian federation (FIC) and the International Cycling Union (UCI) have clashed over... Read more...
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Comics skewer apologetic Bieber at celebrity roast
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
NEW YORK--Pop sensation Justin Bieber, the subject of some unflattering headlines in recent years,... Read more...
Aspiro soars as star-struck investors miss Jay-Z deal
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
STOCKHOLM--Shares in Aspiro soared by 1,000 percent on Tuesday as investors clamoured for a stake... Read more...
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Young boxers training on Kim Sha Beach
Friday, 27 March 2015
~ Alexander keeps gloves on, sees future boxing champs ~   Claudette Alexander is a boxer. She... Read more...
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Latoya Lake debuts first novel
Friday, 27 March 2015
It's been said that every person has at least one novel inside of them. Considering the ease with... Read more...
Editorial - Time to move on
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
That the Council of Ministers decided to "follow up" on the 15 recommendations of the... Read more...
Editorial - Not helpful
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
The postponement of yet another Parliament meeting on Monday (see related story) raises doubts... Read more...
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Wednesday Apr. 01, 2015
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
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Tuesday Mar. 31, 2015
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Notices April 1
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Baseball Training St. Maarten Baseball Association invites players ages 15 to 21 to a... Read more...
Notices March 31
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Report Card Sundial School makes known that students' Term 2 Report Card can be picked up on... Read more...