Thursday, Jan 29th

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Editorial - Essential

Figures regarding employment permits published in Wednesday's paper might prove useful in the ongoing public debate...

Editorial - Time’s up

Whenever a fire occurs on the dump spreading probably toxic fumes readers are left to wonder what ever happened with...

Editorial - Still Dutch

Not everyone may agree, but the decision announced by Education Minister Rita Bourne-Gumbs (see Monday paper) to...

Editorial - Not the answer

Member of Parliament (MP) Maurice Lake's suggestion to increase the one-per-cent foreign exchange levy to five per...

Editorial - Collective responsibility

With all the current talk about a so-called counterpart policy, Friday's report that the St. Maarten Hospitality and...

Editorial - Continuity first

The decision not to have one of the Heineken Regatta parties in Marigot this year (see Thursday paper) is...

Editorial - Structural approach

Parliament will debate the draft 2015 budget today in an effort to meet the end-of-January deadline set by the...

Editorial - Help yourself

Today’s report that new Plenipotentiary Minister in The Hague Josianne Artsen attended the first St. Maarten...

Editorial - Word of advice

"Only in St. Maarten," many no doubt will be saying about the most recent political twist since the end-of-August...

Editorial - Louder than words

It appears St. Maarten and the Dutch Government are heading for a showdown again, judging from statements by Justice...

Editorial - A clear message

Having youngsters take meaningful initiatives is always a welcome sight, especially when it regards matters that...

Editorial - Red flag

It appears the strong winds and rough seas that have dominated the local weather practically since Christmas are...

Editorial - Need for speed

The news that parliamentarian Sarah Wescot-Williams (DP) intends to "pick up" former DP fraction member Leroy de...

Editorial - The last one

As predicted, for the second year in a row St. Maarten isn't represented at the Vacation Fair taking place in Utrecht...

Editorial - Time to get serious

Friday morning's robbing of a jewellery store on Front Street is reason for concern. Particularly as a holiday...

Editorial - A better way

The skirmish between a security guard and client at the Receiver's Office (see Friday paper), although an isolated...

Editorial - Relative prosperity

Discussions on a dispute arrangement at the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultations IPKO in Aruba appear to have...

Editorial - In society’s best interest

The picture painted by St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) General Director Kees Klarenbeek in today's paper is not a...

Editorial - Adequate protection

Two worrisome letters to the editor have appeared already in the New Year about the continued crisis at Caravanserai...

Editorial - Not if, but how

Mention of the counterpart policy in Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs’ New Year’s speech has led to several reactions...

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Extra money for shark protection
Thursday, 29 January 2015
PHILIPSBURG/WILLEMSTAD--Dutch lottery "Postcode Loterij" has approved a grant of US $1.9 million... Read more...
SMTA calls for summit, decisive action on Timeshare Ordinance
Thursday, 29 January 2015
SIMPSON BAY--"The time for decisive action is now," says St. Maarten Timeshare Association (SMTA)... Read more...
Vietnamese company to invest in special development zone in Cuba
Thursday, 29 January 2015
HAVANA, Cuba--Vietnam's Thai Binh Investment Trading Corp expects to build plants to produce... Read more...
Castro breaks silence over US-Cuba thaw
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
CUBA--Fidel Castro has ended his silence of almost six weeks over the deal to restore diplomatic... Read more...
Obama's attorney general pick aims to smooth DOJ ties with Congress
Thursday, 29 January 2015
WASHINGTON-- Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's pick for attorney general, on Wednesday sought... Read more...
Blizzard hits Boston, New England, spares New York despite forecasts
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
BOSTON/NEW YORK--A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving... Read more...
Two Israeli soldiers, U.N. peacekeeper killed in Israel-Hezbollah violence
Thursday, 29 January 2015
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT-- Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an... Read more...
Rohingya refugees say traffickers abuse, kill
Thursday, 29 January 2015
BUKIT MERTAJAM, Malaysia- Abul Kassim, a Rohingya asylum seeker, was snatched from his home in the... Read more...
Fed upbeat on economy, cites strong job gains
Thursday, 29 January 2015
WASHINGTON-- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said the U.S. economy was expanding "at a solid pace"... Read more...
Top trade negotiator says Pacific pact nearly ready
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
WASHINGTON--The top U.S. trade official told lawmakers on Tuesday an ambitious Pacific trade pact... Read more...
Unfinished health business
Thursday, 29 January 2015
Dear Editor, I think the government wants me dead, not by right out killing me, but by neglecting... Read more...
Too sensitive
Thursday, 29 January 2015
Dear Queenie, My boyfriend and I are talking about getting married but there is one thing that... Read more...
St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Thursday, 29 January 2015
Another run scores as Leonard Connor closed out their season against Oranje School in the St.... Read more...
Amla, Rossouw punish wayward Windies again
Thursday, 29 January 2015
PRETORIA-- Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw smashed quick-fire centuries as South Africa crushed a... Read more...
Actress Lindsay Lohan's community service questioned in court
Thursday, 29 January 2015
LOS ANGELES-- A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday gave a prosecutor more time to investigate whether... Read more...
Ebony seeks buyer for photo archive, the African American Getty
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
CHICAGO--A climate-controlled archive in Chicago holds 5 million images of what could be called the... Read more...
Discovery Farm
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
New family attraction at Seaside Nature Park Discovery Farm and Garden, St. Maarten's newest family... Read more...
Superbowl XLIX
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
See Seahawks and Patriots battle it out at Casino Royale on Mega Screen Chicago based psychic... Read more...
Editorial - Essential
Thursday, 29 January 2015
Figures regarding employment permits published in Wednesday's paper might prove useful in the... Read more...
Editorial - Time’s up
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Whenever a fire occurs on the dump spreading probably toxic fumes readers are left to wonder what... Read more...
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Notices January 29
Thursday, 29 January 2015
Saturday, January 31 ANNUAL A-THON Organized by the PTA of the Sr.Regina Primary School. Venue: Sr.... Read more...
Notices January 28
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Tuesday, January 27 CHILD DEVELOPMENT "Fostering Your Child's Speech, Language and Cognitive... Read more...