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Editorial - Inconclusive

The referendum in St. Eustatius fell far short of the 60 per cent turnout considered the minimum to make the result...

Editorial - Intriguing

The rulings by the Joint Court of Justice in two unrelated residency cases reported on in Wednesday's paper are...

Editorial - Let wisdom prevail

Citizens of St. Eustatius go to the polls today for the island's third referendum in two decades. In both earlier...

Editorial - Not from the sky

Although he couldn't finish his speech himself due to the effect of the intense heat on his health, former Antillean...

Editorial - Happy Kingdom Day

The Kingdom Charter will have existed 60 years on Monday. A lot has happened since, but all things considered the...

Editorial - Cross-border cooperation

Some reading Thursday's front page article about undocumented migrants who went missing after leaving from Simpson...

Editorial - As much about quality

Government’s personnel cost has increased more than foreseen, Finance Minister Martin Hassink told Parliament on...

Editorial - No excuse

The current record-low oil prices are no reason to delay efforts to promote more use of alternative energy in St...

Editorial - Speaking of waste

Does St. Maarten really need a deputy plenipotentiary minister in The Hague? That question was being asked by...

Editorial - Best for now

"Only in St. Maarten," some people no doubt were saying after another news-filled Saturday, with word that four...

Editorial - Improved compliance

Today's news that the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT has given St. Maarten until January 31 to establish the...

Editorial - Better left alone

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication Ted Richardson did the right thing by...

Editorial - Better understanding

Many would agree that all beaches must be available to the public, but it's not that simple. For starters, people...

Editorial - For all of us

Some were no doubt amused by Tuesday's story that a local dealership had reclaimed automobiles from the Justice...

Editorial - Maturity required

Thankfully, a majority of the fractions in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament rejected the idea floated by...

Editorial - Maturity required

Thankfully, a majority of the fractions in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament rejected the idea floated by...

Editorial - Time for results

The recent developments at Caravanserai (see Saturday paper) are regrettable to say the least. The 2,200 or so...

Editorial - Not unthinkable

That outgoing Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure VROMI Maurice Lake wants...

Editorial - Despite the turmoil

People worried about the delay in installing a new cabinet and its consequences for the budgetary process should be...

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...

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Bute, Friday-Illis, Rawtani elected to Chamber Board
Friday, 19 December 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Louis Bute, Pamela Annuska Friday-Illis and Ajay Rawtani were elected to the Chamber... Read more...
Pascal Averne takes up new post in Guadeloupe
Friday, 19 December 2014
~ Leaves Collectivité after 10 years' service ~ MARIGOT--The Collectivité's Director General of... Read more...
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Prisons officers threaten shutdown
Thursday, 18 December 2014
PORT OF SPAIN--Prisons officers are threatening to shut down operations at the country's penal... Read more...
US Coast Guard nabs smugglers, seizes cocaine in Caribbean Sea
Thursday, 18 December 2014
SAN JUAN--The United States Coast Guard says it has detained two suspected smugglers and seized 71... Read more...
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Secret Service too insular, needs outside leader
Thursday, 18 December 2014
WASHINGTON--The U.S. Secret Service needs an outsider to overhaul the insular agency, beef up... Read more...
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Iowa and New Hampshire voters will listen before they judge Bush
Thursday, 18 December 2014
DAVENPORT, Iowa--Life-long Republican Bob Shelley neatly folds his newspaper and uses it as a... Read more...
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Iraqi Kurds liberate besieged mountain, freeing hundreds
Thursday, 18 December 2014
ZUMAR, Iraq--Kurdish peshmerga fighters have fought their way to Iraq's Sinjar mountain and freed... Read more...
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New Kenya security law approved despite disruptions in parliament
Thursday, 18 December 2014
NAIROBI--Kenya's parliament approved new anti-terrorism laws on Thursday after chaotic scenes in... Read more...
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EU leaders agree investment package to boost economy
Thursday, 18 December 2014
BRUSSELS--European Union leaders endorsed a new investment programme intended to kick-start... Read more...
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Stars align to boost modest hopes of French recovery
Thursday, 18 December 2014
PARIS--The euro has fallen, oil prices have tumbled, and borrowing rates are at record lows: French... Read more...
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Finally, the truth has revealed itself
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Dear Editor, No matter how much a person tries to dodge the truth, his conscience always finds a... Read more...
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Rosie Ring-around
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Dear Queenie, I have never really liked the engagement ring my husband gave me years ago. It’s a... Read more...
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Local Jiu Jitsu students celebrate promotion
Thursday, 18 December 2014
COLE BAY-Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu St Maarten held a demonstration and promotion ceremony at the new... Read more...
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McIlroy and Wust take top Reuters awards
Thursday, 18 December 2014
LONDON-- Double major golf winner Rory McIlroy and prolific Olympic Dutch speed skater Irene Wust... Read more...
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Secret of year's "biggest" Bollywood film is its plot
Thursday, 18 December 2014
MUMBAI--It's the most anticipated Bollywood film of the year and no one knows what it's about. "PK"... Read more...
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US racial justice quest comes full circle in Selma
Thursday, 18 December 2014
NEW YORK--When director Ava DuVernay was shooting the Martin Luther King Jr. movie "Selma," she was... Read more...
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Dine - Jimbo's Rock & Blues Cafe
Thursday, 18 December 2014
~ The best Caribbean Tex-Mex on the island ~ I've been going to Jimbo's every year for the past... Read more...
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Fundraising
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Two for a good cause The first event is a fundraising BBQ on Saturday, December 20, at 1:00-6:00pm... Read more...
Editorial - Inconclusive
Thursday, 18 December 2014
The referendum in St. Eustatius fell far short of the 60 per cent turnout considered the minimum to... Read more...
Editorial - Intriguing
Thursday, 18 December 2014
The rulings by the Joint Court of Justice in two unrelated residency cases reported on in... Read more...
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Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Notices December 19
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Sunday, December 21 AQUATHLON Organised by Tri-Sport Description: 1Km Swim followed by a 5Km (Short... Read more...
Notices December 16
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Only notices and events of non-profit or educational organisations will be placed in the... Read more...