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Finally, the truth has revealed itself

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

No matter how much a person tries to dodge the truth, his conscience always finds a way to expose it, and most certainly, at a time when he least expects. It was an incredible moment to hear the USP leader spoke so passionately about the importance of team effort, and that, the catalyst behind him obtaining a Parliamentary seat, is solely credited to the input of his entire party...

Rosie Ring-around

queenieDear Queenie,

I have never really liked the engagement ring my husband gave me years ago. It’s a very small...

Flustered

Dear Queenie,

I wasn't a virgin when I got married and my husband knew it from the beginning. I didn't sleep around...

Health Care at SMMC

Dear Editor,

My wife and I took my 3-year-old daughter to the Emergency Room at St. Maarten Medical Center, because...

The ugly truth about the harbour

Dear Editor,

This week, the harbour's financials and an excerpt of a Panamanian financing company were published...

UP ready, not staying UP

Up say they was ready

Like a ever ready battery

NA say wee getting ready

DP say we was ready ah ready

But up to...

Dreaming

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend and I have been together for about 3 years and we're thinking of buying a house...

Mindful moments on the amygdala (emotional centre of the brain)

Dear Editor,

A formal mindfulness practice calms the brain by calming the amygdala, training it as it were, to look...

Being robbed at Mullet Bay Golf Course

Dear Editor,

That's right, it's a robbery. As of December 15 they are charging St. Maarten

residents US $90.00 to...

The Statia Referendum: a fundamental choice

Dear Editor,

On Wednesday, December 17, Statians have the opportunity to express themselves with regard to their...

When Common Sense Beats Education!

Dear Editor,

There is an English Proverb that states: If you think education is expensive try ignorance.

I would...

Childless

Dear Queenie,

My wife and I have been married for 1 year and a few months. We've being trying to get a child...

Hosting America’s Cup could generate millions for economy

Dear Editor,

Destination Sint Maarten's association with the America's Cup comes from the Sint Maarten 12 Metre...

The real downfall of National Alliance: my view

Dear Editor,

Whenever a party loses almost half of its seats that were gained in the previous election, it signifies...

Things most people don’t want to hear.

Dear Editor,

Just last week I heard a radio preacher confidently telling his listeners, "God loves the sinner, but...

Tis the Christmas Season

Good manning miss yaya

Min mother send min te ask yo

if yo could lend she ,Yo grater

Cauz she want te grat two...

Bride-to-be

Dear Queenie,

When we were children my sister and I promised to be each other’s maid of honour when we got...

Movie Night ‘Hidden Colours 1’: A success

Dear Editor,

The Marcus Garvey Grass Roots School for Education and Liberation earnestly believes that films have...

Disgusted

Dear Queenie,

Do some people really consider eating contests to be a sport? Stuffing one’s stomach with enough...

‘I can’t breathe!’

We need to stand up for what is right—do or dare

Don't be callous, don't ignore, don't practice being laissez...

Frustrated

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost a year, but he never makes any arrangement for us to...

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Leona calls for meeting about Housing Foundation suspensions
Thursday, 18 December 2014
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Secret Service too insular, needs outside leader
Thursday, 18 December 2014
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Iowa and New Hampshire voters will listen before they judge Bush
Thursday, 18 December 2014
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Iraqi Kurds liberate besieged mountain, freeing hundreds
Thursday, 18 December 2014
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New Kenya security law approved despite disruptions in parliament
Thursday, 18 December 2014
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Fed confident on US growth, opens door wider to rate hike
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
WASHINGTON--The Federal Reserve on Wednesday offered a strong signal that it was on track to raise... Read more...
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Some big stock market winners emerge from Obama move on Cuba
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
NEW YORK--A tiny mutual fund based in Miami, a clutch of cruise line operators and a Canadian... 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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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...