Tag archive for ‘debate’
Hilbert Haar
By webadmin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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In the right direction

By Hilbert Haar In times of crisis you get to know who your friends are. That certainly applies to our young country St. Maarten now that it is picking up the pieces after the devastation created by Hurricane Irma. The More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Exaggeration is king in slavery debate

The debate about slavery has somehow flared up in Dutch newspapers. Martin Sommer, a political commentator for the Volkskrant says in this op-ed that exaggeration trumps everything in the debate. This is his point More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Fluoride: a beneficial poison?

That the Collective Preventive Service recommends the use of toothpaste and mouth water containing fluoride may surprise some readers. After all, fluoride has been at the center of disputes in many countries. Its More...

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By webadmin On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Marlin: “Charge Audit Chamber with integrity investigations”

GREAT BAY – The government is considering an alternative to the Integrity Chamber, Prime Minister William Marlin said yesterday afternoon during a meeting of Parliament about the controversial appointment of Dutch More...

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By webadmin On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Gestapo

The ease with which politicians use comparisons with the Second World War to characterize the attitude of the Netherlands towards St. Maarten is – to use a Frans Richardson expression – unfortunate. Yesterday More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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National Health Insurance debate begins next week

GREAT BAY – The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor is currently in the process of organizing a stakeholders sensitization session on National Health Insurance. The sessions begin next More...