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Suggestion to incoming Gov’t of St. Maarten

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

It has been a very long time since I have been contemplating that the new Government

Administration Building be a part of the University of St. Martin, whether you would wish to use it as a Campus or just for higher education. In the past politicians spoke so much about the building and since then nothing has happened.

There's a need for a new University and of course a new...

Haunted by the past

queenieDear Queenie,

This girl I dated for several years eventually dumped me without any explanation except that she...

We need to do something to alleviate school traffic

Dear Editor,

Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address those who together may be able to do something...

Breadwinner

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend and I have been together for a couple of years. He's good to me and a good father to my...

St. Maarten could be leading medical tourism destination soon

Dear Editor,

According to Florida-based consulting firm Deloitte Development, medical tourism is considered the...

Doting mother

Dear Queenie,

Our son is out of school and has a good job with good pay, but he still lives with us. We have...

Detective missing in action on St. Maarten

Dear Editor,

It is approximately 2:00am. I am sitting alone in an unmarked police car with a flash light and a map...

The nose knows

Dear Queenie,

There’s this guy I really like, except I can’t stand his smell. It’s not that he doesn’t keep...

A few questions

Dear Editor,

They may be rhetorical but I have a few questions of situations which keep bothering me.

Why wait...

Four’s a crowd

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend and I moved in together a couple of months ago and for a while things were just fine. But...

Dumb, Dumber, Dumbest, or is it Karma?

Dear Editor,

The movie Dumb and Dumber, part 2, will premiere this weekend in the States. Here's a tip-off for the...

Worried Friend

Dear Queenie,

My best friend has been going out with a married man for a couple of years now. She does everything...

Mindful moments on dopamine

Dear Editor,

Being mindful is very hard to attain. I have been practicing for 2.5 years at 40 minutes, four days a...

Disgusted son

Dear Queenie,

My father just died of cancer after years of smoking and drinking too much. He wasn’t mean to us...

Language barrier a crime?

Dear Editor,

I travelled to the Dominican Republic a few years ago and found out the acceptable language was...

Dumped lover

Dear Queenie,

I’ve been seeing a married woman for a couple of years, but recently she told me that she doesn’t...

No laughing matter

Dear Editor,

I heard my wife laughing out loud while reading the newspaper, so naturally I asked her to share the...

Fed up

Dear Queenie,

One of the people I work with is constantly snuffling and snorting through their nose. No one wants...

Locals and the airline industry

Dear Editor,

Most recently I read with interest the curriculum/subjects contained in the 2015 study financing list...

Depressed

Dear Queenie,

I’ve always been the one in my family who organizes holiday celebrations. I get less and less help...

For St. Maarten’s sake

Dear Editor,

I have been writing articles to the opinion column of the local newspapers for over 16 years...

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Motorbike rider injured in Sandy Ground accident
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MARIGOT--A motorcyclist was injured Tuesday afternoon in Sandy Ground when he lost control of his... Read more...
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St. Maarten shows support for Key to Freedom rehab
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
ST. PETERS--Recovering addict Jacob Alexander and his family joined friends, supporters, staff and... Read more...
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Honeymooner fined for diverting Cuba-bound Thomas Cook flight
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
HAMILTON, Bermuda--An unruly British passenger hauled off a diverted Cuba-bound flight after... Read more...
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Bill Cosby performs in Bahamas amid sexual assault allegations
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
NASSAU, Bahamas--As the sexual assault allegations continued to pile up back home in the United... Read more...
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More US troops deployed to guard against fresh riots
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri- Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a... Read more...
Fat to blame for half a million cancers a year
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
LONDON--Some half a million cases of cancer a year are due to people being overweight or obese, and... Read more...
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Stop Mediterranean becoming vast migrant cemetery, Pope tells Europe
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
STRASBOURG, France--Pope Francis told Europe's leaders on Tuesday to do more to help thousands of... Read more...
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Hong Kong clears part of protest zone
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
HONG KONG--Hong Kong riot police arrested 80 pro-democracy protesters on Tuesday in running clashes... Read more...
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India central bank under pressure to cut interest rates as growth slips
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
NEW DELHI--India's economic growth probably slowed to around 5 percent in the three months to... Read more...
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Delta's breakaway union struggles to win support
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
NEW YORK--A group of Delta Air Lines pilots seeking to replace the current pilots' union at the... Read more...
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Suggestion to incoming Gov’t of St. Maarten
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Dear Editor, It has been a very long time since I have been contemplating that the new Government... Read more...
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Haunted by the past
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Dear Queenie, This girl I dated for several years eventually dumped me without any explanation... Read more...
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Team Lagravière and Jarlegan win 7th St. Barths Cata Cup
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
ST. BARTHS--Morgan Lagravière and Arnaud Jarlegan on Archictonik won the seventh edition of the... Read more...
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GEBE wins Corporate Class in Tropical Shipping Duathlon
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
The corporate class, the brain child of Tropical Shipping’s island manager, Jeffrey de La Combe,... Read more...
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Horrible Bosses 2 reunites goofball trio for kidnapping
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
LOS ANGELES--After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit... Read more...
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Cumberbatch hails unsung hero in The Imitation Game
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
NEW YORK--Like many people, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch knew very little about Alan Turing,... Read more...
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Time to give thanks!
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
~ Feel good and healthy ~ The Holidays are upon us and those of you on St. Maarten celebrating... Read more...
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Glenda Severin
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
SMMC medical professional Glenda Severin Glenda Severin takes her role as Hygiene and Infection... Read more...
Editorial - Immediate and direct
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
For the second time in three months a worker fell from a height while doing his job in St. Maarten... Read more...
Editorial - Keeping them honest
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Some may be surprised to learn in today's paper of the "no gift policy" at the Departments of... Read more...
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Tuesday Nov. 25, 2014
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
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Monday Nov. 24, 2014
Monday, 24 November 2014
Notices November 26
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Saturday, November 29 FREE HIV TEST Organised by St. Maarten AIDS Foundation for World AIDS Day... Read more...
Notices November 25
Monday, 24 November 2014
French Team French Baseball Federation and St. Martin Pony Baseball/Softball League are seeking... Read more...