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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Discovery Farm
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
New family attraction at Seaside Nature Park Discovery Farm and Garden, St. Maarten's newest family... Read more...
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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...