Businessman Michael Ferrier: “Nothing about looting is correct”

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GREAT BAY – “I have no doubts that we will come back in better shape,” says businessman Michael Ferrier. “Compared to a month ago, the island is already looking great.’ By Hilbert Haar Ferrier, owner of the NAPA auto and truck parts stores on our island says that he is happy with the support from the Netherlands. “They really stepped up More...

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Rhoda Arrindell
By webadmin On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Rhoda Arrindell: “USM cannot close”

POND ISLAND — “USM cannot close” says Rhoda Arrindell, former teacher at the University of St. Maarten (USM), as the students and teachers respond to the closing of their school in an uproar last More...

Marigot Hill St Peters 1
By webadmin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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19-year old admits “while I was busy panicking, I forgot to prepare properly”

St. Peter’s Hill — “To be honest, I wasn’t ready for Irma or even ready for what happened after it.” says 19-year old Linda Gibson, a former student of St. Maarten Academy who graduated More...

Tim Dowling
By webadmin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Post-Hurricane Irma Interview: “Tim Dowling”

ST. JOHN’S  — “Seeing Hurricane Irma increase in strength on the weather channel just made us worried.” says Tim Dowling, animation illustrator and owner of the art gallery, Art House St. Maarten. Animation More...

Sophia Kelly - Manager The Cliff
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Post-Hurricane Irma Interview: “Sophia Kelly”

CUPECOY — Unless you want to be heroic, self-preservation is a natural instinct of the human being in any disastrous situation, but that depends on the area of responsibility of the individual in question. More...

Sylvia Carty
By webadmin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Post-Hurricane Irma Interview: “Sylvia Carty”

CAY Hill — “I went through my list of things I had to do just like I always do.” says Silvia Carty, visual arts teacher and owner of an art school called Sabrina’s Production located in Cay Hill, More...

Roofs - Brick House
By webadmin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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The reason why certain roofs survived hurricane Irma

PHILIPSBURG — Today photo journalist took a series of photographs of buildings whose roofs have withstood the category 6 storm force winds of Hurricane Irma without much of a scratch. You can view these photographs More...

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By webadmin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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TODAY newspaper interviews Laser 101

“Two days after Irma people had no more food and water” By Hilbert Haar GREAT BAY – Radio station Laser 101 was the heart and soul of the disastrous month of September that began with Hurricane Irma. The nine More...

Rhoda Arrindell
By webadmin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Rhoda Arrindell says looting will need to be addressed

“The day before, I knew I had to prepare. Having had the experience of a few hurricanes ever since childhood, and after seeing what was to come on the radar, I thought I would prepare as best as I could for More...

Desiree Connor
By Online Editor On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Meteorologist Desiree Connor “My passion for weather grew when I went through Hurricane Luis”

GREAT BAY – “When I went through Hurricane Luis, which was almost 22 years ago, my passion for the weather grew more. I realized that this is something I wanted to do. I wanted to study the weather,” says More...