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Editorial - Lesser evil

That Curaçao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes (PS) in today's edition is rather critical of the "Reforma" initiative there...

Editorial - Fair share

Efforts to provide coverage for persons living in St. Maarten who for whatever reason have no health insurance should...

Editorial - Once and for all

It may sound like a crazy idea, but whoever wins the upcoming elections should not hold their victory speech after...

Editorial - Specific circumstances

The issue regarding voting rights for foreigners in Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius (also called the BES islands) has...

Editorial - Safeguard

It turns out readers who reacted with surprise to the detention in St. Maarten on March 17 of a man wanted by...

Editorial - Own responsibility

Today's story headlined "Statians 'masters' in drinking" is some reason for concern. Not that the use of alcohol in...

Editorial - More problems

The decision to revisit the new government vehicle policy (see related article) based on objections from the Windward...

Editorial - Would it be fair?

The explanation by Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams (DP) regarding the ongoing cleanup at the Civil Registry (see...

Editorial - Win-win

The signing of a cooperation agreement between St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) and Louis-Constant Fleming Hospital...

Editorial - Preferred way to go

The request of the Democratic Party (DP) to consider inviting international observers for the 2014 parliamentary...

Editorial - Life sentence

Today’s report that Curaçao child-killer James Murray was given a pardon may shock some who remember the case...

Editorial - Political will

Some may have considered Windward Islands Chamber of Labour Unions (WICLU) President Dearie Leonard's advice in...

Editorial - In the balance

The issue of students abroad coming home to vote continues to be a topic of public discussion ahead of the upcoming...

Editorial - Louder than words

One St. Maarten People's Party (OSPP) wants a reduction of at least 20 per cent in the salaries of ministers and...

Editorial - Unlikely

If Monday’s story about election fraud rumours hadn’t been on the wrong date, one almost would think it was an...

Editorial - The real problem

The Antillean guilder will remain the Dutch side's official currency for now (see related article), even though the...

Editorial - What’s taking so long?

St. Maarten Nature Foundation issued an alert on Friday regarding the medium to high potential for fish die-off in...

Editorial - All or none

NA parliamentarian George Pantophlet has queried reports that people living in the US are being removed from the...

Editorial - State-of-the-art

News that government has narrowed down its capital investments to 88 million guilders for 2014 (see Thursday paper)...

Editorial - Wishful thinking

Elections are obviously in the air, seeing the unusual efforts by local politicians to address quickly anything that...

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Ombudsman named as Woman of Great Esteem
Saturday, 19 April 2014
BROOKLYN, New York--The Board of Directors of the distinguished Woman of Great Esteem (WGE)... Read more...
Funeral home’s co-director sentenced for gun possession
Saturday, 19 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Royal Funeral Home's co-director, Akkoye Jacquez Meyers (22), was sentenced on appeal... Read more...
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Reports untrue of chikungunya in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Friday, 18 April 2014
ST. VINCENT--There are no confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in St. Vincent... Read more...
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One of the most important food crops in the World under threat in the Caribbean
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
NEW YORK, United States--Caribbean banana producing countries have been warned to be on their guard... Read more...
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Signs of healing in Texas town a year after deadly plant blast
Friday, 18 April 2014
WEST, Texas--Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of a deadly explosion at a... Read more...
Obama budget would boost US tax revenue, cut deficits
Friday, 18 April 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenue by... Read more...
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Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm
Friday, 18 April 2014
SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine--Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they... Read more...
Plight of the suffering stressed in Pope’s Good Friday service
Friday, 18 April 2014
ROME--The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated... Read more...
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The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?
Friday, 18 April 2014
NEWCASTLE, England--The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor,... Read more...
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In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
TOYOTA CITY, Japan/IRVINE, California--In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the... Read more...
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Joint Court of Justice does not know how to count to two
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Editor, I realize that a newspaper usually is not the right place to discuss the content of... Read more...
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Soon to be mommy
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Queenie, I have a boyfriend and he promised that he would marry me. We bought rings and set... Read more...
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Little League prepares for season
Friday, 18 April 2014
Uniforms were being handed out at the St. Maarten Little League Complex on Pond Island Thursday and... Read more...
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Brooks steals four bases at Florida Showcase
Friday, 18 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG—Sixteen- year- old Denzel Brooks has returned from Perfect Game Academy Challenge in... Read more...
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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87
Friday, 18 April 2014
MEXICO CITY--Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and... Read more...
Clinton pregnant with her first child
Friday, 18 April 2014
NEW YORK--Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of... Read more...
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Ready Set Sail in New Ireland
Friday, 18 April 2014
Nuguria, Lihir & Kavieng   By Laura Bijnsdorp   From Bourgainville, we travelled... Read more...
The Long Lost Letter
Friday, 18 April 2014
By Will Johnson    Recently when reading the book “Fourteen Islands in the Sun” by... Read more...
Editorial - Lesser evil
Friday, 18 April 2014
That Curaçao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes (PS) in today's edition is rather critical of the "Reforma"... Read more...
Editorial - Fair share
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Efforts to provide coverage for persons living in St. Maarten who for whatever reason have no... Read more...
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Thursday Apr. 17, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
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Wednesday Apr. 16, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Notices April 17
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...
Notices April 16
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...