Ferrier: It is never nice to say “I told you so”

Letter - St Maarten News

Dear Editor, “I told you so” is a phrase used when a warning issued in the past is ignored, only to be proven correct in the present. It is never nice to say, “I told you so”, but if ever there was a good reason for doing so, it is the shameful state of POST-IRMA emergency help to many of the most vulnerable members of our community. THIS part More...

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StMaartenNews Editorial
By Online Editor On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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2020 International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency

Dear Editor, As the region contends with severe storms majorly affecting different Caribbean nations, the 2020 International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency will draw international disaster More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Law-School
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By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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The rise of anti “Dutch” rhetoric

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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MP Meyers: “Time is longer than twine”

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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What can we learn from the Dorian experience in Abacos?

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StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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A unique achievement by Winair

Dear Editor, A remarkable report about aviation and government caught my eye in your online publication recently. It is a global phenomenon that small airlines are generally not profitable. In the Caribbean they More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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TBO: THE BULL IN A GLASS CAGE

Dear Editor, The integrity filled TBO (Team Betterment Oppression) that is being permitted to create havoc here. This team of Dutch investigators have a modus operandi (MO) which can be qualified as abuse of the More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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STOCKHOLM SYNDROME

Dear Editor, TBO is the team for betterment of oppression. That is the true meaning of the abbreviation. There is no interest of discovering the truth. The only objective is to get a story plausible enough to go More...