Tag archive for ‘Opinion’
business continuity lifecycle
By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Are We Ready? – Part Two

In most IT textbooks new topics are often introduced with case studies. As a matter of fact, when I was introduced to Business Continuity Planning it was through a case study discussing the effects of Super Storm 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 webadmin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Power play

By Hilbert Haar Minister Plasterk said it during his last visit to St. Maarten: the Netherlands is not just going to open a bank account and let the island help itself. That makes sense. Funds that are available More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Domestic violence

Ouch, our good friend Ras Bushman has hit a nerve with his observations about the root causes of domestic violence. His advice seems sound (walk away from arguments), but we wonder whether that will save the day More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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What is Insel Air hiding?

Dear Editor, My question is what are Insel Air and its shareholders hiding? Why are Korpodeko, the government, and the Ministry of Transport accomplices in this mystery? First of all remember that the government, More...

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By webadmin On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Lover’s lane

It was rather predictable that some would consider the Pearl of China project an election gimmick. In terms of timing, that is of course quite understandable. But Saturday it became clear that the investor is for More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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Direct vs Indirect Taxes

All over the internet you come across the same statement: “In 1939 St. Maarten was declared a duty-free port”. Literally, every wiki site and encyclopedic source online about the history of St. Maarten More...