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Tourism destinations need balance

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

Tourism destinations need to find balanced sustainable growth.

There is some discussion related to the well-known Emilio Wilson Estate which has been purchased by Government back in December for a sum of Naf. 30 million.

Rainforest Adventures has shown interests in developing part of the property according to media reports for an eco-tourism project.

Its environmental footprint...

Dutiful daughter

queenieDear Queenie,

My mother got divorced last year and since then she expects me to stay at home all the time and keep...

More on the Counterpart Policy

Dear Editor,

According to information received, MP Cornelius de Weever and the acting Labour Minister seem to want...

Offended aunt

Dear Queenie,

I have 2 nieces (cousins to each other) who do not get along. At a family occasion recently that both...

A simple solution to the Rainforest saga?

Dear Editor,

It is quite obvious to even the most oblivious that St. Maarteners do not want the Rainforest...

Worried girlfriend

Dear Queenie,

Recently my best friend and I were talking about our high school days and my boyfriend got upset when...

Made of money

Dear Queenie,

My husband and I promised our son a new car if he graduated high school with good enough grades to get...

For St. Maarten or not for St. Maarten

Dear Editor,

I believe that all of these people including myself who voice their opinion do it with a purpose. My...

Dog owners destroying Simpson Bay Beach

Dear Editor,

I am a local resident of Simpson Bay and every morning, afternoon and night there are

these worthless...

Sint Maarten needs leeway for economic growth, creation of jobs

Dear Editor,

This year is shaping up to be a year of savings for consumers. Gasoline/diesel pump prices have...

Is Counterpart Policy really efficient?

Dear Editor,

May I conclude that the central function of the counterpart policy would be to transfer skills from...

Response De Weever re Counterpart Policy

Dear Editor,

I read MP De Weever's press release re The Counter Part Policy in the papers and on-line news media of...

The Emilio Wilson Estate St. Maarten’s Heritage in peril

Dear Editor,

A number of people have called me over the past two days to express their frustration regarding the...

Incomprehensible counterpart policy

Dear Editor,

Recently, the debate about the implementation of the "counterpart policy" has re-emerged. Prime...

Worried husband

Dear Queenie,

The other day my wife left a repairman working in our house while she went to pick up our kids from...

A total lack of moral principles

Dear Editor,

The lack of moral principles has changed our political landscape significantly, as politicians continue...

Houellebecq’s Soumission: Prophecy or provocation?

Dear Editor,

France continues in her long heralded tradition of the Renaissance and Enlightenment as a lighthouse...

Feeling used

Dear Queenie,

A man I work with occasionally invites me to come and visit him. He’s not asking me for a date...

He finally decided

Dear Editor,

I was listening to MP Theo Heyliger's interview on Oral Gibbs and it never stops to amaze me how...

Guilt-ridden wife

Dear Queenie,

My husband and I have been married for several years and lived together for a couple of years before...

Horrible Service at Medical Center

Dear Editor,

With this note we as St. Maarten citizens would like to express our dissatisfaction with the horrible...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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Tourism destinations need balance
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Dear Editor, Tourism destinations need to find balanced sustainable growth. There is some... Read more...
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Dutiful daughter
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Dear Queenie, My mother got divorced last year and since then she expects me to stay at home all... Read more...
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St. Maarten Soccer Educational Foundation
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
President of St. Maarten Soccer Educational Foundation, David Forsythe, hands over basketballs and... Read more...
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Ghana, Algeria advance to Nations Cup quarter-finals
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea-- Ghana produced a storming comeback and Algeria ratified their top... Read more...
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Ebony seeks buyer for photo archive, the African American Getty
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
CHICAGO--A climate-controlled archive in Chicago holds 5 million images of what could be called the... Read more...
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TV satire burns bright as Israeli election "campfire"
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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Discovery Farm
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
New family attraction at Seaside Nature Park Discovery Farm and Garden, St. Maarten's newest family... Read more...
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Superbowl XLIX
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
See Seahawks and Patriots battle it out at Casino Royale on Mega Screen Chicago based psychic... Read more...
Editorial - Time’s up
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Whenever a fire occurs on the dump spreading probably toxic fumes readers are left to wonder what... Read more...
Editorial - Still Dutch
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Not everyone may agree, but the decision announced by Education Minister Rita Bourne-Gumbs (see... Read more...
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Notices January 28
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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Notices January 28
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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