Tag archive for ‘Editorial’
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By webadmin On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Behind the scenes

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 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 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 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...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Lessons from Irma

The disastrous Hurricane Irma is now almost a month behind us. Cleanup activities are still in full swing and in many – but not all – places people have access again to electricity, water and internet. These More...

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By webadmin On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Ship full of goodies

That Christmas came early is no doubt a feeling many grateful people will have after yesterday’s good news about the HNLMS Karel Doorman’s arrival at the port of St. Maarten. His Netherlands Majesty More...