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Editorial - Unabated

Contrary to what some want to claim, the front page headlines also bring good tidings all the time. Case in point is...

Editorial - Going Dutch

The launching of an Expat Handbook for St. Maarten (see Wednesday paper) is a promising development. Titled "Welkom...

Editorial - All aboard

By having all its candidates sign an agreement to endorse the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Agreement (see...

Editorial - Worth debating

There's usually no shortage of plans, intentions and promises during an election campaign, but the proposed financial...

Editorial - Not very smart

As though Aruba didn't have enough problems with its budget, authorities arrested high-ranking Venezuelan official...

Editorial - Common courtesy

What seemed like a very undesirable situation for the United St. Maarten (US) party was resolved to some extent on...

Editorial - Driver’s seat

The Democratic Party (DP) in today's paper says it's not married to any party, including its current coalition...

Editorial - No banana republic

The news that Social and Health Care Insurance SZV opened a Control and Inspection Department and has beefed up its...

Editorial - The fewer the better

Curaçao has decided to give owners of illegal firearms the opportunity to hand these in without consequences until...

Better late than never

The Democratic Party (DP) now says it favours dollarisation (see related article). The announcement comes ahead of...

Editorial - Inclusion

The publication of figures from the Voters Registry (see Saturday paper) is always interesting ahead of an election...

Editorial - Continued efforts

Aruban Prime Minister Mike Eman thankfully has ended his hunger strike after seven days (see related story), but...

Editorial - Self-supporting

Yesterday's front page picture must have been a welcome sight for those who care about the environment. St. Maarten...

Editorial - Truth be told

What happened at the airport of Curaçao Tuesday night (see related article) is downright unbelievable. Criminals with...

Editorial - Undue pressure

Some citizens who went to endorse one of the six candidate lists attempting to go to the polls on August 29 felt...

Editorial - A firm stand

The daring mid-morning "smash and grab" robbery at a jewellery store on Front Street as well as the subsequent...

Editorial - Gradual shift

With all the political activity and other news, Friday's report that GEBE has proposed a general electricity rate...

Editorial - ‘Lone rangers’

Relative newcomers and visitors to the island might wonder what's going on at the Government Administration today as...

Editorial - Constructive

Although "Oranje" fell short of reaching the World Cup soccer final for the second consecutive time by the narrowest...

Editorial - Without further ado

It turns out that while United Telecommunication Services (UTS) suffered a loss of 29 million guilders last year, its...

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NIA students to youth art festival in Curaçao
Friday, 01 August 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Three students of National Institute of Arts (NIA) and co-director Clara Reyes will be... Read more...
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St. Maarten-Panama sailor is rescued by Coast Guard
Friday, 01 August 2014
ARUBA--The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard assisted with a medical evacuation 65 miles Northwest of... Read more...
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Caribbean in CNN guide to off-season travel bargains
Thursday, 31 July 2014
GEORGIA, United States--Writing in CNN's "An optimist's guide to off-season travel bargains,"... Read more...
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Caribbean agriculture experts attend 2014 Fin4Ag conference
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya-- Farmers addressed the issues of finance or lack thereof, at the recently concluded... Read more...
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CIA concedes it spied on Senate investigators
Thursday, 31 July 2014
WASHINGTON--The CIA conceded on Thursday that it had improperly monitored computers used by the... Read more...
Boehner warns on unilateral immigration action by Obama
Thursday, 31 July 2014
WASHINGTON--U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday that any unilateral... Read more...
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Netanyahu vows to complete Gaza tunnels destruction
Thursday, 31 July 2014
GAZA/JERUSALEM--Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising... Read more...
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Game of thrones: Afghan leadership vacuum raises summit questions
Thursday, 31 July 2014
KABUL--Who, if anyone, will represent Afghanistan at next month's NATO summit is becoming an... Read more...
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Iliad challenges Sprint for control of T-Mobile
Friday, 01 August 2014
PARIS/NEW YORK--French telecommunications company Iliad SA has made a surprise offer for T-Mobile... Read more...
Argentine default to hit Brazil factories, Uruguay resorts
Friday, 01 August 2014
RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA--Argentina's debt default threatens to worsen trade tensions in South... Read more...
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Following the party BUS
Thursday, 31 July 2014
DP cannot follow US Neither is NA on that BUS And SRP, is not UppTo anything much but SOPP Say erry... Read more...
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Fed up
Thursday, 31 July 2014
Dear Queenie, My husband’s nephew lost his job and we invited him and his wife to stay with us... Read more...
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A truce has been called
Thursday, 31 July 2014
War in Paradise boxing slated to be contested at L.B. Sports Auditorium Saturday has been postponed... Read more...
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Moeen puts India in a spin as England level series  
Thursday, 31 July 2014
SOUTHAMPTON, England-- Spinner Moeen Ali claimed six wickets to inspire England to a crushing... Read more...
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New Paris hotel joins race to pamper the super rich
Friday, 01 August 2014
PARIS--After four years of refurbishment work costing 430 million euros, the Peninsula Paris hotel... Read more...
Speeding grandma thanks Idaho trooper for ticket
Friday, 01 August 2014
SALMON, Idaho--A Washington state grandmother has written a thank-you letter to a state trooper in... Read more...
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Backpacking in Chiang Mai – Thailand
Saturday, 26 July 2014
By Laura Bijnsdorp   It had been a year since a few friends and I had left St. Maarten with... Read more...
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Dine - 3 Amigos
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
~ Light-hearted fun/ fare ~ We needed a break from all the fix-it house chores that seem to... Read more...
Editorial - Unabated
Friday, 01 August 2014
Contrary to what some want to claim, the front page headlines also bring good tidings all the time.... Read more...
Editorial - Going Dutch
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
The launching of an Expat Handbook for St. Maarten (see Wednesday paper) is a promising... Read more...
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Thursday July. 31, 2014
Thursday, 31 July 2014
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Notices August 1
Thursday, 31 July 2014
Friday, August 1 FUN DAY Back to school flight simulator club fun day. For children and adults A... Read more...
Notices July 31
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Friday, August 1 FUN DAY Back to school flight simulator club fun day. For children and adults A... Read more...