Are we prepared for retirement?

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Yesterday we received an email with the headline “The coming retirement crisis will be UGLY”. According to the email, recent studies confirm that most Americans are not prepared for retirement. Depending on the assessment, the percentage of people who will not be ready to retire is between 66% and 80%. This is scary, considering what it More...

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Shipwreck Airport Road 1
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Though colorful they still need removing

SIMPSON BAY — A colorful but curious aspect during the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was brought to the attention of this past weekend. At least ten boat wrecks can be seen along the More...

Government Money Bag
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

‘In the context of future liquidity support’

Reports coming out of Holland indicate that the Dutch government is prepared to stop the liquidity support for the St. Maarten government if the members of Parliament do not give up their exorbitant salaries. The More...

Claude Peterson Rude Awakening
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 27th, 2019

Rude awakening

MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson had a rude awakening this weekend when, during a presentation on Friday in Parliament about a design for a new Parliament Building as a part of a futuristic Parliament Plaza More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Think ahead

An interesting question was posed today on Facebook. The poster wanted to know how the Shutdown in the USA, the Yellow Vests issues in France and the Russian bombers in Venezuela might affect our one pillar economy. A More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019

French side problems

According to reports coming out of the various districts and communities on the French side of Saint Martin/St. Maarten, people are complaining about a lot of issues affecting their daily lives in a post-Irma era. It More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Monday, December 10th, 2018

A thankless job

During the interview, Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink expressed deep respect for the work his colleagues and others in the justice chain do. He especially mentioned the police force. The fact that he arrived More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

School fights

In a poignant post on Facebook we read the statement that something has to be done about all these fights that are constantly happening at the schools. We agree! The writer post that she is not hearing any discussion More...

Casino gambling roulette table
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Acknowledging and preventing gambling addiction

It is a public secret that the former court manager was a regular visitor of the casinos on St. Maarten. Her dismissal appeal case revealed that under her management of the court’s third party bank account, More...

Saba Catholic Church Zion's Hill
By The Publisher On Friday, September 28th, 2018
0 Comments World Tourism Day Message: “Keep St. Maarten Clean Like Saba”

Thursday, September 27, 2018, is World Tourism Day and apparently also World Maritime Day. So the cruise industry is having a double celebration. Today we also published a World Tourism Day flyer from the Saba More...