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By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Sick and Tired

I’ve lived on this island my entire life. Sint Maarten is the only place I call home. From attending school, being a “good” Methodist, exploring different beaches, watching and admiring the hills, hearing More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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The other side: It’s not about the numbers

Martin Sommer’s view on the Dutch role in the history of slavery did not sit well with everyone. Jörgen Tjon A Fong, a film director and writer, reacted: the consequences of slavery are in social inequality, More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Ditch Dutch?

Dozens of languages disappear every year, and English is taking over, so why not bite the bullet and wave bye bye to Dutch? suggests Leiden University professor of Chinese Linguistics Rint Sybesma. The English language More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Change of scenery for Dutch gov’t formation talks

THE HAGUE—The Dutch government formation talks are continuing this week, but not on the Binnenhof. On Monday and Tuesday the leaders of the VVD, CDA, D66 and ChristenUnie, and their seconds, will be negotiating More...

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By Online Editor On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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The fault of the Dutch

An attempt by Aruban attorneys Lincoln Gomez and Andin Bikker to get voting rights in Dutch parliamentary elections for Dutch citizens living in the Caribbean countries Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten has failed More...