A shameful display by Sarah

StMaartenNews Letters

Dear Mr. Editor, I wonder sometimes if politicians really wake up every day thinking that they lord over a community of fools. In some ways I understand why they could feel this way because the same “fools” keep electing them over and over again. But there are times when these politicians say and do things that literally make you feel ashamed More...

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Micheal J. Ferrier
By The Publisher On Monday, July 1st, 2019

What exactly is MP Dr. Luc’s goal?

In an open letter to MP Luc Mercelina, Michael J. Ferrier writes: Doc, you claim you tabled a motion against Minister Lee because of “YOUR LOVE FOR COUNTRY”. I question this, and here is why: What this country More...

Hilbert Haar - Pirate Pic
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 27th, 2019

What’s in a name?

By Hilbert Haar Frans presents motion to send Geerlings home. When I read that headline I scratched my head in wonder. And no, it is not my place to criticize the decision of any newspaper editor to allow such a More...

life sentences in jail
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

No justice for people in prison

Modern Day Slavery Dear community of Sint Maarten, Certain things have been going on lately that need to shared, my article is based on people who are experiencing these real life matters at the moment. Our justice More...

Same dog - different hat - Hilbert Haar - 20180912 MJGH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Fake historian?

Published June 19, 2019, in The Daily Herald: Dear editor, In April I wrote an article under the headline ‘Heyliger’s bribery allegations have a long (family) history.’ It appeared on the independent news More...

Parliament with Chairlady of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams - 01 Apr 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, June 10th, 2019

Sarah on postponement budget debate 2019; calls it unfortunate for the country

Recap of the Parliament meeting of Friday, June 7, Unfortunate turn of events for the country Dear Editor, The draft  budget for the country St. Maarten was received on November 15, 2018.  This draft was  subsequently More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 1st, 2019

Ferrier is the latest hypocrite

Dear Editor, Well. Just when you think you’ve seen it all in St. Maarten politics you learn something new every day. And every day there is somebody from the old guard getting exposed about how they built More...

MP Claude Chacho Peterson avatar
By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

MP Peterson: “St. Maarten can not afford to be blacklisted post-Irma”

For the past months we have had meetings in Parliament to try to address the laws pertaining to the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) guidelines. We even had members of the Caribbean FATF come to parliament and More...

Attorney Brenda Brooks
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Attorney Brenda Brooks on the Robalo case

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, attorney Brenda Brooks issued the following press release in the Robalo case, wherein her client E.H. is standing trial for two charges of human smuggling, forgery More...

Theo Heyliger & mother Lillian Agnes Wathey
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019

A Mother’s Pain – Theo’s Mother Breaks Her Silence. Bring him Home!

SINT MAARTEN (GUANA BAY) – “The detention of my son has certainly brought me a lot of sadness, frustration and anger,” Lillian Agnes Wathey said on Sunday. “I still feel as if Theo was kidnapped. On that More...