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Editorial - Definitely possible

The many legal twists and turns surrounding Caravanserai Resort in the previous months and years did neither the...

Editorial - Joint effort

The Pointe Blanche prison remains in the news as authorities unveiled a package of measures to crack down on security...

Editorial - Solid enough

The names mentioned in today's paper as the reported candidates for the various positions of the incoming...

Editorial - Ill-advised at best

Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament member Ronald van Raak has taken a position that – for a change – truly...

Editorial - Hand-in-hand

Two reports in today’s paper inspire hope for the future of the local hospitality industry. One is that the Dutch and...

Editorial - Full support

Today's story on violence at the House of Detention in Pointe Blanche as a result of which an inmate was injured and...

Editorial - Continued stability

The advice of the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT in today’s paper is well-taken. While execution of the...

Editorial - In the right direction

Today's report about an arrangement for former students from the islands to repay their Dutch study financing debts...

Editorial - It can’t hurt

The motion passed during yesterday's Parliament meeting to close the legislative year (see related story) may have...

Editorial - No ifs, no buts

St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) was pretty much full Friday night, with hardly a bed to spare. Not that this is...

Editorial - No reason not to

It was obviously well-intended and the objective is clear, but the Windward Islands Chamber of Labour Unions (WICLU)...

Editorial - Good advice

With all the excitement over the elections, comments in Monday's paper by the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade...

Editorial - No-brainer

Several votes registered as invalid in Friday’s election were declared valid on closer examination Wednesday. It...

Editorial - Horse’s mouth

Party leader Theo Heyliger deserves credit for reacting in a mature way to UP being left out of government despite...

Editorial - Time will tell

It appears a new government is indeed on the horizon, now that three parties with a combined eight of the 15 seats in...

Editorial - Top 10

The individual votes-count of Friday's election that only became fully available late Saturday afternoon makes for...

Editorial -- Intriguing landscape

The voters have spoken. Compared to four years ago UP replaced NA as the largest party but fell short of a majority...

Editorial - Regardless of the result

That the electoral reforms discussed in Parliament not too long ago were never realised is old news by now. Other...

Editorial - At all times

The complaints by police union NAPB in today's paper should not go unnoticed. Everyone, including practically all...

Editorial - New ballgame

It appears the local parties will have to do without the voters registry this year, after yesterday's injunction to...

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Bigger, special medevac helicopter for Statia, Saba
Friday, 19 September 2014
THE HAGUE--Canadian company National Helicopters will remain the medical evacuation provider for... Read more...
Fight was not public violence, as statements didn’t specify details
Friday, 19 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Three men stood accused of various offences in connection with a fight that took place... Read more...
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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Chief Justice pleads for more funds
Thursday, 18 September 2014
THE VALLEY, Anguilla--Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Justice Janice Pereira... Read more...
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Caribbean becoming less competitive due to increasing aviation taxes, IATA warns
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands--The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Tuesday... Read more...
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Arab Bank never backed Hamas, lawyer tells jury
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer... Read more...
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U.S. inflation surprisingly weak, Fed keeps low rates pledge
Thursday, 18 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and... Read more...
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Hollande asks Europe for patience with France
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PARIS-- President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to... Read more...
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Islamic State beheadings a concern for mankind
Thursday, 18 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced Islamic State's beheading of innocent... Read more...
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Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 bln
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK- - Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end... Read more...
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Pro-pot activists launch first U.S. 'Consume Responsibly' campaign
Thursday, 18 September 2014
DENVER-- Taking a cheeky jab at a New York Times columnist who had a bad experience with... Read more...
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State sectarianism
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Editor, After reading Wycliffe Smith's letter in The Daily Herald on September 17 I agree with... Read more...
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Fed up
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Queenie, My boss is quite well-off, maybe you’d even call him rich. The problem is he’s... Read more...
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Sevilla sparkle as Europa returns with goal glut
Thursday, 18 September 2014
LONDON-- Sevilla's love affair with the Europa League was immediately rekindled as last season's... Read more...
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St. Martin’s Brown hits game winner
Thursday, 18 September 2014
GERMANY—The French National Baseball team advanced to the next round of the 2014 European... Read more...
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Sophia Loren, Italy's national icon, turns 80 with book of memoirs
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ROME-- Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 this week and is... Read more...
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Jaguar XKE stolen in NY in 1968 recovered
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- U.S. authorities have recovered a Jaguar XKE stolen 46 years ago outside a New York City... Read more...
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Dine - Beirut
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
~ Tasty fare for all ~ Beirut is new on the block and right on the road next to RBC Bank in Simpson... Read more...
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Glow Ride
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Bike-a-thon ~ Glow in the dark fun ride in Simpson Bay ~ This fun event is taking place this... Read more...
Editorial - Definitely possible
Friday, 19 September 2014
The many legal twists and turns surrounding Caravanserai Resort in the previous months and years... Read more...
Editorial - Joint effort
Thursday, 18 September 2014
The Pointe Blanche prison remains in the news as authorities unveiled a package of measures to... Read more...
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Friday Sep 19, 2014
Friday, 19 September 2014
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Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Notices September 18
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...
Notices September 17
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...