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Editorial - Less annoying

Don't kill the messenger, but there are persistent complaints within the business community about the functioning of...

Editorial - Explaining to do

The reported request by the Council of State for St. Maarten to delay voting on its Integrity Chamber Ordinance (see...

Editorial - Reckless move?

It's always a bit difficult to judge having heard only one side of the story, but Wednesday's news that the Central...

Editorial - In a bad light

It was interesting to see the picture of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Panama City with St. Maarten's Minister...

Editorial - Lesser of two evils

It appears there might not be majority backing in Parliament for the draft ordinance to establish an Integrity...

Editorial - Matter of time

Central Voting Bureau Chairman Jason Rogers during a Parliament meeting last week called on authorities to exercise...

Editorial - Preferred option

How much is enough? The Dutch side alone currently has 480 taxis and 263 buses (see Friday paper). This certainly...

Editorial - Structural commitment

Two interesting articles about constitutional affairs appear in today's paper. One regards concerns expressed by the...

Editorial - A fair chance

Today's report on the Gumbs cabinet's approval of the Master Plan for the St. Maarten Quarter project of Royal...

Editorial - Missing in action

The Asjes cabinet in Curaçao has decided to stop payment to 16 so-called “ghost civil servants.” Five of them...

Editorial - Kingdom-wide

The Central Committee meeting regarding the Integrity Chamber for which there was no quorum last week has been...

Editorial - Held accountable

Although independent (former DP) parliamentarian Cornelius de Weever did not win his lawsuit against member of the...

Editorial - Common sense?

It was reported in Wednesday's paper that the Inspectorate of Labour will be looking into plans to have 11-year-old...

Editorial - Time to move on

That the Council of Ministers decided to "follow up" on the 15 recommendations of the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)...

Editorial - Not helpful

The postponement of yet another Parliament meeting on Monday (see related story) raises doubts about the seriousness...

Editorial - Study burden relief

The announcement that the Social Economic Council SER and University of St. Martin (USM) are conducting joint online...

Editorial - Effective approach

With the signing of a protocol (see Friday paper), long-talked-about and much-needed improvements at St. Maarten...

Editorial - Essential step

Today's news that government finally has approved the so-called "function book" for the police and prison (see...

Editorial - Before it’s too late

Any hopes that the Gumbs-cabinet and the Netherlands might yet agree on an Integrity Chamber for St. Maarten appear...

Editorial - Stability is the key

If all goes according to plan, a new PLP/UPC government for St. Eustatius will be sworn in on Thursday (see related...

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WITU to register concerns about timing of FBE exams
Saturday, 18 April 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) will officially register its concerns about the... Read more...
Schotte removed from Parliament
Saturday, 18 April 2015
WILLEMSTAD--MFK leader and former Prime Minister of Curaçao Gerrit Schotte was removed from the... Read more...
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Former US President Jimmy Carter to head observer team to Guyana polls
Friday, 17 April 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Former United States President Jimmy Carter will lead an observer mission to... Read more...
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Caribbean and Latin America improve climate for infrastructure investment PPPs
Thursday, 16 April 2015
PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay--The environment for private investment in infrastructure through... Read more...
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Oklahoma City bombing's miracle babies to move on
Friday, 17 April 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY--Joseph Webb retains a long, thin scar on his face. PJ Allen remembers nothing of the... Read more...
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Sunken World War II carrier discovered off California coast
Friday, 17 April 2015
LOS ANGELES--A federal oceanic agency has discovered the sunken wreckage of the World War II... Read more...
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France to allow class actions against racism
Friday, 17 April 2015
CRETEIL, France--Victims of racism and anti-Semitism in France will be able to join forces in class... Read more...
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Saddam aide, Iraqi insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed
Friday, 17 April 2015
BAGHDAD/ERBIL--Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, former right-hand man to late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein... Read more...
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Volkswagen CEO survives challenge from chairman
Friday, 17 April 2015
BERLIN/HAMBURG--Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has survived a challenge from powerful chairman... Read more...
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G20 more upbeat on global growth
Friday, 17 April 2015
WASHINGTON--The Group of 20 leading economies struck a hopeful tone on the outlook for global... Read more...
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I lost you twice
Friday, 17 April 2015
I am bewildered, emotionally lost at sea I cannot accept that you are gone, forever lost to me How... Read more...
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Etty Ket
Friday, 17 April 2015
Dear Queenie, If you are sitting down when you are introduced to someone, are you supposed to stay... Read more...
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St. Maarten’s Jones throws for three field records
Friday, 17 April 2015
NEW JERSEY--Kingsborough College freshman Keziann Jones is throwing up a storm. In her first meet... Read more...
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King of swing Anderson passes Botham's record
Friday, 17 April 2015
ANTIGUA- James Anderson became England's highest wicket-taker in test cricket when he claimed his... Read more...
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Denver teacher's third grade assignment goes viral online
Friday, 17 April 2015
DENVER--A Colorado teacher who posted notes from her third grade class online and started a social... Read more...
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The Wannabe searches for identity in mobster world
Friday, 17 April 2015
NEW YORK--In the waning days of the New York Mafia in the 1990s, a young man ill-suited for a life... Read more...
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Swim Instructor Franky
Friday, 17 April 2015
Franklyn “Franky” Carty retired from TelEm after 30 years only to become a fulltime swim... Read more...
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THE WORK OF A DUTCH EMBASSY
Friday, 17 April 2015
~ What I learned as an intern in Prague ~   By Rik Haverman   The work of a diplomat and... Read more...
Editorial - Less annoying
Friday, 17 April 2015
Don't kill the messenger, but there are persistent complaints within the business community about... Read more...
Editorial - Explaining to do
Thursday, 16 April 2015
The reported request by the Council of State for St. Maarten to delay voting on its Integrity... Read more...
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Notices April 18
Friday, 17 April 2015
Saturday, April 18 TALENT SHOW Organised by Catholic Schools Place: Sports Auditorium time:... Read more...
Notices, April 16
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Saturday, April 18 TALENT SHOW Organised by Catholic Schools Place: Sports Auditorium time:... Read more...