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Member of Parliament, Frans Richardson, has a point. Not every time a phone call is made to the Netherlands in the ongoing discussions regarding the reconstruction aid Holland is offering St. Maarten should the government of Sint Maarten run to the press and inform the general public of this. It is important that sensitive negotiations of this nature More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Simple solutions

When disaster hits you have one big advantage: everybody becomes available to give free advice. Such is the case after Hurricane Irma and the Dutch daily Trouw did the island a favor by asking four experts about More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Harsh enough or too lenient?

That the Court in First Instance put suspects of looting on yesterday’s schedule for its first session since Hurricane Irma in the courthouse in Philipsburg is a good decision. The looting that took place after More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Worth a try

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams hits the nail on the head with her letter to the Kingdom Council of Ministers, though we can imagine that some readers might feel that the letter is a form of humiliating groveling. But More...

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By webadmin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Impossible

Kingdom Relations Minister Plasterk has put his cards on the table. Financial aid for the reconstruction of St. Maarten is now linked to two demands: the establishment of an integrity chamber and putting the Royal More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Charity begins at home

The Tzu Chi Foundation continues to touch many lives with their community outreach programmes, offering free breakfasts to the schools and donating waterfilters to the MLK primary school, as you can read elsewhere More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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The end of an era

The Today newspaper’s run as the country’s most critical and reliable news course ended on Friday, October 6 after seventeen years. The printed version of the paper has been taken out of circulation, because More...

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By webadmin On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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An idea for USM

The ongoing series of arrests of looters the police have been announcing practically on a daily basis will surely bring a certain amount of satisfaction to the main victim of these crimes. Namely the business community. However, More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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The struggle is real

‘The struggle is real’ was a much heard expression after the passing of hurricane Irma when people experienced the lack of many basic necessities such as water, electricity, phone service and internet. But More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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The fourth estate

In times of crisis you get to know not only yourself but also your friends and, if you have any, your enemies. The role of the media during a crisis is ambiguous, though the bottom line remains the same. A free More...