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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...

Editorial - Not for granted

Some have been advocating staying away from the polls because of how politics are practiced in St. Maarten. They...

Editorial - No lingering doubt

It may not seem such a big deal, but the discrepancy between the number of voting cards received by Postal Services...

Editorial - Nothing less

The concern expressed by Windward Islands Chamber of Labour Unions (WICLU) First Vice-President Claire Elshot over...

Editorial - Everybody’s business

That the foundation for the St. Maarten Tourism Authority (STA) has been established (see Thursday paper) is in...

Editorial - Make it happen

After all the recent public discussion on a new or expanded hospital, St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) presented...

Editorial - True commitment

The report of the Public Administration Integrity Committee titled "Doing the right things right" is quite an...

Editorial - Clarity please

There is some confusion after the Central Voting Bureau announced recently that employers must give their personnel...

Editorial - The people’s business

The Central Committee meeting to handle amendments to the 2014 budget cancelled on June 30 due to lack of a quorum...

Undesirable situation

That a 17-year-old repeat offender was set free rather than put in jail due to the way underage males are being held...

Editorial - Lasting impressions

While it took place on the French side, the hijacking of a car from an Italian couple (see Thursday paper) is of...

Editorial - Not without merit

Although the introduction of a visitor health fee proposed by Health Minister Cornelius de Weever (see related story)...

Editorial - Wait and see

Tuesday's report that a fourth St. Maarten mobile service concession has been granted to local television station...

It cuts both ways

Monday's report on the port was obviously good news. If indeed St. Maarten surpasses St. Thomas in total passengers...

Editorial - An hour per day

School starts today, Monday for most pupils on the island, although at Methodist Agogic Centre (MAC) Comprehensive...

Editorial - Costly error?

The questions posed by Member of Parliament Johan "Janchi" Leonard (UP) about Winair (see Friday paper) deserve an...

Editorial - On the right track

Various positive developments regarding law enforcement have been reported in the last few days. On Wednesday readers...

Editorial - A new era

News that the draft operational programme for the European Development Fund (EDF) Trans-Border project will be signed...

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Equipment for second water plant ordered
Friday, 29 August 2014
POINTE BLANCHE--The equipment and installations for the construction of the second seawater reverse... Read more...
Theo announces finalisation of National Energy Policy
Friday, 29 August 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament and leader of the United People's (UP) party Theo Heyliger... Read more...
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US Coast Guard makes large cocaine bust in Caribbean Sea
Thursday, 28 August 2014
MIAMI, United States --The United States Coast Guard says it has seized 973 kilograms of cocaine... Read more...
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Caribbean Sex Workers to receive training in Guyana
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
GEORGETOWN, Guyana-- Over a dozen Sex Workers from several regional countries are getting set to... Read more...
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Humpback whale
Thursday, 28 August 2014
A humpback whale feeds less than six miles from New York City in this handout photo courtesy of The... Read more...
Obama does not yet have strategy for Islamic State
Thursday, 28 August 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States has not yet developed a... Read more...
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Ukraine leader accuses Russian soldiers of backing rebel thrust
Thursday, 28 August 2014
KIEV--Ukraine's president said on Thursday that Russian troops had entered his country in support... Read more...
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Modi eyes breakthrough nuclear pact on Japan trip
Thursday, 28 August 2014
NEW DELHI--India is hoping to win Japanese backing for a nuclear energy pact during a visit by... Read more...
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Germany ready to dilute austerity medicine for reform-minded France
Thursday, 28 August 2014
BERLIN--After ramming austerity medicine down the throats of smaller euro zone countries for the... Read more...
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Samsung unveils smartwatch that can make, receive calls
Thursday, 28 August 2014
SEOUL--Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday unveiled what it said was the first smartwatch... Read more...
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St. Maarten Waste to Energy Plant
Thursday, 28 August 2014
Dear Editor, It has come to my attention that in his bid to win re-election Theo Heyliger has... Read more...
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Etty Ket
Thursday, 28 August 2014
Dear Queenie, There’s this couple my wife and I have known for a long time and none of us are... Read more...
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St. Maarten Academy wins school cricket tournament
Thursday, 28 August 2014
CUL DE SAC--St. Maarten Academy Academic Section emerged the champions of the Inter-secondary... Read more...
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Serena conquers wind and another American
Thursday, 28 August 2014
NEW YORK-- World number one Serena Williams conquered the wind and another American challenger to... Read more...
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Quietly, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie say, 'I do'
Thursday, 28 August 2014
PARIS--Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Hollywood's first couple, married in France over the weekend... Read more...
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Comedian Rivers resting comfortably at hospital
Thursday, 28 August 2014
NEW YORK--Acerbic comedian and fashion critic Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" and with her... Read more...
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Hurricane Pet Care
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
~ What to do with and for your pets during a disaster like a hurricane ~ Things you'll need •Pet... Read more...
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Health Corner
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
What are head lice? The singular of lice is louse. A louse is a tiny wingless insect that lives in... Read more...
Editorial - Regardless of the result
Thursday, 28 August 2014
That the electoral reforms discussed in Parliament not too long ago were never realised is old news... Read more...
Editorial - At all times
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
The complaints by police union NAPB in today's paper should not go unnoticed. Everyone, including... Read more...
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Notices August 29
Thursday, 28 August 2014
Sunday, August 31 SPORTS DAY Organised by St. Maarten Women's Cricket Association Place: Caribe... Read more...
Notices August 29
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Sunday, August 31 SPORTS DAY Organised by St. Maarten Women's Cricket Association Place: Caribe... Read more...