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Editorial - Homework first

Only the sun is free, it is often said in the Caribbean, but soon that won't necessarily be the case for Curaçao...

Editorial - Immediate and direct

For the second time in three months a worker fell from a height while doing his job in St. Maarten (see related...

Editorial - Keeping them honest

Some may be surprised to learn in today's paper of the "no gift policy" at the Departments of Labour and Social...

Editorial - Enough is enough

Little more has been heard about the installation of a new government since “formateur” Theodore Heyliger...

Editorial - On a positive note

Following some concern about the recent crime wave and issues between authorities from respectively the Dutch- and...

Editorial - Blanket approach

That despite all the talk of increased cooperation there evidently are continued problems with having authorities...

Editorial - Not set in stone

Kingdom Relations Minister Ronald Plasterk said he is in favour of a dispute arrangement between the kingdom partners...

Editorial - Piece of the pie

It seems St. Maarten again won't be represented at the Vacation Fair in Utrecht (see related story). It's arguably...

Editorial - Worth it in the end

With the approval of the organisational structure for an Integrity Project Bureau (see Monday paper) the outgoing...

Editorial - For the future

It will be interesting to see whether a Central Committee meeting called for Tuesday (see related article) leads to...

Editorial - General interest first

The concern expressed by "formateur" Theo Heyliger to NRC Handelsblad (see Friday edition) for an impasse over the...

Editorial - Continued action

People unfamiliar with the local penitentiary system might be shocked by the number of illegal items and especially...

Editorial - Sooner rather than later

Today's report that Dutch Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Minister Ronald Plasterk prefers cooperation to another...

Editorial - To the bottom

As the island celebrated St. Martin/St. Maarten Day, many were still discussing the rainstorm early Saturday morning...

Editorial - Area of attention

The adverse weather conditions particularly Friday into Saturday and their consequences again caught many off-guard...

Editorial - Worth considering

A letter on Friday's opinion pages made a case for not having the usual mandatory business closure for the Dutch side...

Editorial - Spirit of the law

Six ex-prime ministers of the – no longer existent – Netherlands Antilles jointly writing to the Kingdom Council...

Editorial - Shape up

Once again there was no quorum for a scheduled plenary session of the Parliament of St. Maarten (see related...

Editorial - Realistic outcome

It's a democratic decision taken by the Island Council, but going over the various options in next month's...

Editorial - For a better position

It appears the decision to appoint someone else than UP leader Theodore Heyliger as prime minister has been taken...

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TelEm Internet service interrupted Wednesday
Thursday, 27 November 2014
POND ISLAND--TelEm Group business and residential customers experienced an interruption in Internet... Read more...
Murder suspect acquitted, still on trial for robberies
Thursday, 27 November 2014
PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice acquitted a 32-year-old man Wednesday of involvement in the... Read more...
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Caribbean legislators outraged over decision not to indict in Brown case
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
NEW YORK, United States--Caribbean-born legislators have expressed outrage over a grand jury... Read more...
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Honeymooner fined for diverting Cuba-bound Thomas Cook flight
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
HAMILTON, Bermuda--An unruly British passenger hauled off a diverted Cuba-bound flight after... Read more...
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More than 400 held as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri--National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on... Read more...
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Ginsburg recovering after heart procedure
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
WASHINGTON--U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure at a... Read more...
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Spanish health minister quits in kickback scandal
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MADRID--Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato resigned on Wednesday after an investigating judge accused... Read more...
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Same firm, new house: Nieto’s conflict-of-interest storm grows
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MEXICO CITY--Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faced fresh questions on Wednesday about his... Read more...
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Libya's rival oil minister wants to attend OPEC
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
TRIPOLI--Libya's rival government wants to send its appointed oil minister to the OPEC summit in... Read more...
EU watchdogs to apply right to be forgotten rule on Web worldwide
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
BRUSSELS--European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft's... Read more...
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Please provide more options for higher education in St. Maarten
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Dear Editor, As a student studying abroad I think it’s really difficult to cope with so much. I... Read more...
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Etty Ket
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Dear Queenie, I’ve been job-hunting and several people I asked for a letter of recommendation... Read more...
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Little League School Tournament
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Jacinto Dore from Methodist Agogic Center hits the ball back to the pitcher as his team faced... Read more...
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Water skier presented with Préfecture medal
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MARIGOT--Préfet Philippe Chopin bestowed the Préfecture medal on young water skier Thomas Witczak... Read more...
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Broadway finds a new stage in an old venue: Cuba
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
HAVANA--In Bob Nederlander Jr.'s mission to export Broadway to new markets around the world, he... Read more...
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Canadian celebrity radio host charged with sexual assault
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
TORONTO--A celebrity radio host at the heart of one of Canada's biggest sex scandals was charged... Read more...
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Blue Mall on Saturday
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
~ Xmas Fashion Show ~ Sixteen male and female models will strut their stuff for a grand Christmas... Read more...
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Dine - Temptation
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
~ Taking advantage of an Epicurean evening ~ An article in last week's Out and About stated a... Read more...
Editorial - Homework first
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Only the sun is free, it is often said in the Caribbean, but soon that won't necessarily be the... Read more...
Editorial - Immediate and direct
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
For the second time in three months a worker fell from a height while doing his job in St. Maarten... Read more...
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Tuesday Nov. 25, 2014
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
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Monday Nov. 24, 2014
Monday, 24 November 2014
Notices November 26
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Saturday, November 29 FREE HIV TEST Organised by St. Maarten AIDS Foundation for World AIDS Day... Read more...
Notices November 25
Monday, 24 November 2014
French Team French Baseball Federation and St. Martin Pony Baseball/Softball League are seeking... Read more...