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Editorial - Fair chance

There can be little doubt that the conclusions of the "Integrity Inquiry into the functioning of the Government of...

Editorial - Wait and see

Governor Eugene Holiday's decision to appoint two "informateurs" – Joe Richardson and Marcel Gumbs – (see...

Editorial - Lively product

Today is World Tourism Day, when people reflect on the travel business. Especially for an island that depends on...

Editorial - Majority rule

A lot of frustration is being expressed by voters about the meanwhile-confirmed latest political twist that will see...

Editorial - Better now than later

It seems the formation of a new government might not go as smoothly as expected after all. Although “formateur”...

Editorial - Wrong message

Today's plenary debate in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on the proposal to take away the voting rights...

Editorial - Public enemies

The armed robberies at no less than six Dutch-side supermarkets last week plus one more on Sunday are indeed a point...

Editorial - Key component

The fights at schools in the Cul de Sac area over two days reported on in Saturday's paper are a matter of concern...

Editorial - Term ahead

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has confirmed that financial supervision will stay in place until next year's...

Editorial - Definitely possible

The many legal twists and turns surrounding Caravanserai Resort in the previous months and years did neither the...

Editorial - Joint effort

The Pointe Blanche prison remains in the news as authorities unveiled a package of measures to crack down on security...

Editorial - Solid enough

The names mentioned in today's paper as the reported candidates for the various positions of the incoming...

Editorial - Ill-advised at best

Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament member Ronald van Raak has taken a position that – for a change – truly...

Editorial - Hand-in-hand

Two reports in today’s paper inspire hope for the future of the local hospitality industry. One is that the Dutch and...

Editorial - Full support

Today's story on violence at the House of Detention in Pointe Blanche as a result of which an inmate was injured and...

Editorial - Continued stability

The advice of the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT in today’s paper is well-taken. While execution of the...

Editorial - In the right direction

Today's report about an arrangement for former students from the islands to repay their Dutch study financing debts...

Editorial - It can’t hurt

The motion passed during yesterday's Parliament meeting to close the legislative year (see related story) may have...

Editorial - No ifs, no buts

St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) was pretty much full Friday night, with hardly a bed to spare. Not that this is...

Editorial - No reason not to

It was obviously well-intended and the objective is clear, but the Windward Islands Chamber of Labour Unions (WICLU)...

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De Weever issues political statement
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Democratic Party (DP) Member of Parliament (MP) elect Cornelius de Weever issued what... Read more...
Topper’s owner released from pre-trial detention
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
SIMPSON BAY--H.A.D., the owner of Topper's Restaurant, was released on September 29, on the... Read more...
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Three killed in two-car crash
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
PARAMARIBO--Two people died in a car accident in Paramaribo around 1:40am Monday. Police say the... Read more...
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Brouhaha over candid photograph of Suriname First Lady & Dutch Queen
Sunday, 28 September 2014
PARAMARIBO--Even while Suriname and the Netherlands may have announced that their diplomatic... Read more...
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Man opens fire during Ethiopian Embassy protest in Washington  
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- A gunman opened fire during a protest on the Ethiopian Embassy grounds on Monday,... Read more...
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As protests persist, suspects sought in shootings of two Missouri officers
Sunday, 28 September 2014
MISSOURI - Police were seeking suspects on Sunday in what appeared to be the unrelated shootings of... Read more...
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Israel's Netanyahu: Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
UNITED NATIONS-- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight... Read more...
Syria backs global fight against Islamic State, minister tells U.N.
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
UNITED NATIONS-- Syria stands with a worldwide effort to combat Islamic State, Foreign Minister... Read more...
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India's Modi promises CEOs a return to market reforms
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told nearly a dozen U.S. company chiefs on Monday... Read more...
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Taxes, fees: the worldwide battle between utilities and solar
Sunday, 28 September 2014
MADRID/SYDNEY-- A year after Spain, the sunniest country in Europe, issued notice of a law forcing... Read more...
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Holier than thou
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Dear Editor, The country is abuzz about yet another attempt to form a government after the first... Read more...
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Angry grandfather
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Dear Queenie, My grandson who is 12 years old never calls us unless he is told to or sends us... Read more...
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Stamina of youth prevails over experience in 3rd Extreme Duo
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
SIMPSON BAY—No one was quite prepared for a couple of tear away kids to turn the form book on its... Read more...
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Little League
Monday, 29 September 2014
Scotiabank defeated Elle si Belle 26-16 to win the St. Maarten Little League Association Major... Read more...
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Stella McCartney goes airy for summer, Lagerfeld Barbie a hit at Fashion Week
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
PARIS-- Oblong cut-outs, oversized buckles and a utilitarian aesthetic were the defining features... Read more...
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Rwanda court's forgotten men pose challenge to international justice
Sunday, 28 September 2014
THE HAGUE/DAR ES SALAAM- - Justin Mugenzi was legally cleared of any role in Rwanda's 1994... Read more...
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Sea Turtle Sanctuary Opening soon in Simpson Bay
Friday, 26 September 2014
By Lisa Davis-Burnett   Cruising the depths of the sea, solitary and stately, the sea turtle... Read more...
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Bird Watch SXM
Friday, 26 September 2014
By Mark Yokoyama Bird shots: One with the flock One with the flock is my key advice for... Read more...
Editorial - Fair chance
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
There can be little doubt that the conclusions of the "Integrity Inquiry into the functioning of... Read more...
Editorial - Wait and see
Sunday, 28 September 2014
Governor Eugene Holiday's decision to appoint two "informateurs" – Joe Richardson and Marcel... Read more...
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Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
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Monday Sep 29, 2014
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Notices September 30
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4 FAMILY LIFE RETREAT Organised by the Seventh-Day... Read more...
Notices September 26
Friday, 26 September 2014
Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4 FAMILY LIFE RETREAT Organised by the Seventh-Day... Read more...