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Interesting changes this election season

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

The election season is proving to demonstrate significant and interesting changes in Sint Maarten's politics.

In bygone years it was difficult to determine the political "colour" of parties and their differences were more in the field of family relations, interest groups and popular and charismatic party leaders. I believe we are starting to see the parties expose some real...

Stood up hosts

queenieDear Queenie,

Very often my husband and I will invite friends to come over for a barbecue or for drinks and music...

Not interested in your employment

Dear Editor,

Lately, the number 22 candidate on the United People's party, Julian Rollocks, has been on a rampage...

Sleeping alone

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend and I have been going together for about a year and everything is great except for one...

Response to: The Indian & Chinese elephant in the room

Dear Editor,

I came across last Monday's Letter to the Editor in The Daily Herald's website. I found it quite a...

Not just a trophy wife

Dear Queenie,

My husband is a prominent man in the community. I’m much younger than he is and even though I’m...

Mindful moments on emotional education

Dear Editor,

Mindfulness is tuning into your inside as you operate on the outside. It is the validating of your...

Can’t stop thinking

Dear Queenie,

I’m a teenager that went through a lot of problems in the past, but I found a way to live with it...

The Indian & Chinese elephant in the room

Dear Editor,

St. Maarten people are being proper. They are being kind and open. St. Maarten people are being...

Desperate

Dear Queenie,

I am a stutterer and not just stuttering but it’s worse, which is speech block. Because of that I...

Plight of an entrepreneur

Dear Editor,

A bank is "an establishment authorized by a government to accept deposits, pay interest, clear checks...

Lovesick

Dear Queenie,

I’ve been married for many years to my husband and we have 2 children together. The problem is...

Death to prohibition on Saba: Why BES Islands should decriminalize marijuana

Dear Editor,

The dissolution of the country Netherlands Antilles, and the constitutional transition known as...

How do we fix the problem?

Dear Editor,

As we all know it's election time again, and everybody wants to get elected. But the way these...

One who was left behind

Dear Editor,

Juliy would have loved so much to be on the students' plane that left Sint Maarten last August 3 and...

Frustrated

Dear Queenie,

My boyfriend and I have been living together for several years. We are both away at school and while...

Questions for the next AVS debate

Dear Editor,

Please allow me to propose some questions for the next AVS debate.

* What is your party political...

Is a vote for the UP indeed a vote for Rollocks?

Dear Editor,

Reliable information reaching our movement clearly indicates that there is a growing concern within the...

Refreshing the memory!

Dear Editor,

In time of election, it is always good to refresh the memory of the citizens of this island and compare...

Petals of a beautiful rose

Remarkable! Intellectual! Phenomenal!

A humanitarian by nature

All infused in her DNA

With humbleness and...

Worried girlfriend

Dear Queenie,

I've been going out with a guy for a couple of years. I like him a lot but I'm not in love with him...

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Interesting changes this election season
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Dear Editor, The election season is proving to demonstrate significant and interesting changes in... Read more...
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