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OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

There are many things we plan for in life and as a consequence many things we prepare for. Sickness is not usually one of those things. We think about what we would consider most ideal when we think about our future; our lives as professionals, our families and our possible influence on those around us and in this way even those far away from us.

Unfortunately, a serious or...

Angry animal-lover

queenieDear Queenie,

A family on my street had a sweet dog that they never seemed to take care of. The people next door to...

Doubtful

Dear Queenie,

My husband and I are retired, but he still stays in touch with some of the people he used to work...

Doubtful

Dear Queenie,

My husband insists he wants us to have children, but I'm not sure sure I do. I'm not that interested...

Everyone has the right to be respected

Dear Editor,

If we truly want to make St. Maarten a better place for our children and grandchildren, letters to The...

Island Hoops

Dear Editor,

For eight years I've been directing basketball camps in the U.S., and no experience has compared to the...

Nosy neighbour

Dear Queenie,

Have noticed that a woman parks her car in front of my house at night and goes to the back door of my...

‘They have a right to’

Dear Editor,

It bothers me when all these intellects say "they have a right too..." I also don't like when they try...

About to slit my wrists

Dear Queenie,

My work provides me with a secure income, minimal stress so I have no reason to complain. The fact...

Geothermal energy on Saba: absolutely within reach

Dear Editor,

Last Monday, the answer of Minister Plasterk on behalf of his colleague Minister Kamp directed to the...

Leafs, origins, fractions and weather

Dear Editor,

Thank you for Monday's article that St. Maarten now has a Nissan Leaf on its roads and giving this news...

Not beautiful

Dear Queenie,

How can I know whether I am really good-looking? My friends say I would be if I would dress better...

It’s just a matter of time!

Dear Editor,

I have lived on St. Maarten since October 1963; that is, for the past 51 years. Needless to say I have...

Clear conscience

Dear Queenie,

A few years ago, I was involved with a guy who I came to find out was having a baby with his so...

Flabbergasted

Dear Queenie,

A friend of ours who has a lot of friends got engaged a couple of months ago and the other day we all...

Stay together!

Dear Editor,

A new coalition government means a new opportunity for this nation for the next four years to...

Who will lead the pack of hungry wolves?

Dear Editor,

After yesterday's press briefing and statements made by Leona Marlin about coming out victorious on...

Fed up

Dear Queenie,

I belong to a church social group of about a dozen women. One of the women talks all the time and...

An undesirable city landmark

Dear Editor,

While standing stranded on the Pondfill road, trying to hitch a ride from Philipsburg to Marigot with...

Boyz 2 kings

The only way out is up

The only way to get

out this mess is to move up

So pull up your pants

And face up to the...

Worried girlfriend

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend gets upset at the least little thing and when he does he changes completely. When he...

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Suspect arrested for multiple car thefts
Monday, 15 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--A man has been arrested on suspicion of multiple car thefts, both on the Dutch side... Read more...
Man killed in shoot-out
Monday, 15 September 2014
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Caribbean Export funding tech initiative ‘Start Up Jamaica’
Monday, 15 September 2014
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The Barbados-based Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)... Read more...
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Caribbean must work to eliminate mosquito-breeding sites – PAHO
Sunday, 14 September 2014
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Obama awards Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War veterans
Monday, 15 September 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor, America's most distinguished honour... Read more...
Say what? A minimum-wage hike finds hope in US heartland
Monday, 15 September 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage, which has largely found... Read more...
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UN will launch bold plan to end statelessness in a decade
Monday, 15 September 2014
THE HAGUE--The United Nations is to launch an ambitious campaign to eradicate statelessness within... Read more...
As many as 700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Sea
Monday, 15 September 2014
GENEVA--More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in... Read more...
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New head reaffirms Santander's strategy
Monday, 15 September 2014
SANTANDER, Spain--Ana Botin, the new chairwoman of Santander, told shareholders on Monday she would... Read more...
Heineken family won't loosen grip
Monday, 15 September 2014
BRUSSELS--Four generations and 150 years on from the founding father of Heineken, the Dutch brewing... Read more...
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Where to place your trust!
Monday, 15 September 2014
Dear Editor, There are many things we plan for in life and as a consequence many things we prepare... Read more...
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Angry animal-lover
Monday, 15 September 2014
Dear Queenie, A family on my street had a sweet dog that they never seemed to take care of. The... Read more...
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Futsal kicks off with stunning 5-2 upset
Monday, 15 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG-Caribbean Auto stunned Marine United as the St. Maarten Futsal competition resumed play... Read more...
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Real out to break holders' jinx in 60th European Cup
Monday, 15 September 2014
LONDON-- It was Alex Ferguson who once noted famously that watching the World Cup was as... Read more...
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Kira Kazantsev happy to be crowned Miss America
Monday, 15 September 2014
NEW YORK--New Yorker Kira Kazantsev won the coveted 2015 Miss America Pageant crown on Sunday, a... Read more...
LAPD investigates complaint from detained Django actress
Monday, 15 September 2014
LOS ANGELES--The Los Angeles Police Department is conducting an internal investigation after... Read more...
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Electrical Training offered at CECC NV Discover Engineering Solutions
Friday, 12 September 2014
Electrical Engineering Specialist Sjef Cobben will be on the island for a series of two certificate... Read more...
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Bird Watch SXM By Mark Yokoyama
Friday, 12 September 2014
BIRD SHOTS: BACKGROUNDS What is the best background for a bird photo? There's no simple answer, but... Read more...
Editorial - Ill-advised at best
Monday, 15 September 2014
Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament member Ronald van Raak has taken a position that – for a... Read more...
Editorial - Hand-in-hand
Sunday, 14 September 2014
Two reports in today’s paper inspire hope for the future of the local hospitality industry. One... Read more...
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Notices September 15
Sunday, 14 September 2014
Wednesday, September 17 WORKSHOP ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION Hosted by Student Support Services Division... Read more...
Notices September 11
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Thursday, September 11 DYSLEXIA STRATEGY WORKSHOP For for Secondary (High School) Educators. Love... Read more...