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By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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Orchestrated sabotage and political spin

By now we understand we were hit by a super storm like nothing before in the Atlantic hurricane basin. While opinions and sentiments abound as to our level of preparedness and actions before, during and after the More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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A slanted relationship

Dear editor, St. Maarten has survived what is termed as a super storm; the experts agree it is the most powerful storm ever recording in the Atlantic hurricane belt. Collectively we who have escaped with the bare More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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An ounce of prevention

Dear Editor, Fellow citizens neighbors and friends, it is high time we pay some serious attention to hurricane Irma that is threatening our area. Most of us like to believe that we have time to put everything in More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Misleading messages

Dear editor, If we listen to members of government tell it we may be just a trifle below Utopia. By their data everything is tipsy turvy and no stone is left unturned to protect our country and defend our people. More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Not so fast

In the past two to three weeks the news has been rife with reports on the implementation of the NHI scheme for St. Maarten. This idea is not new as it was presented in the 2014 election without much information More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Thrill seekers be careful

With the rest of this our very friendly people, I would also like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the New Zealand tourist who tragically lost her life. She was enjoying her vacation More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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Wild and uncontrolled

Dear Editor, A friend of mine once spoke to me about a situation he witnessed during a funeral. Apparently a family member was offended to the point of aggression when the (Indian) stores on Front Street didn’t More...

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By webadmin On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Courageous but futile

Dear Editor, The Prime Minister of Country St. Maarten left the shores for a diplomatic encounter with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands and the Minister of Kingdom affairs. This is obviously how the editorial More...

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By webadmin On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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A call to arms

Dear Editor, PM Marlin travelled to Holland Tuesday for meetings with Minister Plasterk and others seeking an acceptable resolution to the Integrity Chamber debacle. In a truly sovereign state this would have been More...

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By webadmin On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Putting our people first

Dear Editor, Our government has presented its governing program some six month after the elections which really was a continuation of the previous government not withstanding a few changed names. Government programs More...