Our views on Theo vs the judicial process

StMaartenNews Letters

Dear Editor, Lets line up the following facts: 1. The failure of many developing countries, particularly small ones has been caused by the breakdown of effective democracy that has been undermined by various forms of non-democratic behavior including vote buying and undue vote influencing. 2. The recent demonstration that was based on the accusation More...

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StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Guilty Until Proven Innocent

By Fabian Badejo Just recently, my daughter told me, “on St. Martin, you are guilty until proven innocent and even then, you still remain guilty.” Her statement jolted my memory and then it came back to me: More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Casino staff asks: “Where’s the Protection?”

Dear Editor, Foreign Investment is of paramount importance for the future of St. Maarten. Not only does it involve money, jobs and development but for local communities it means stability, growth and an overall More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

By Fabian Badejo The decision of the Joint Court of Justice to grant the Public Prosecutor’s Office permission to prosecute United Democrats (UD) leader, MP Theo Heyliger, continues to generate public discussion. More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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This is not just about Theo

By Fabian Badejo The decision of the Joint Court of Justice to grant the Public Prosecutor’s Office permission to prosecute United Democrats leader, MP Theo Heyliger is in line with previous decisions of the same More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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The high expectations of governments by the people

Dear Sir, I am perplexed by the manner in which Caribbean people see governments. Consistently, throughout the Caribbean there are high expectations by the “man in the street” for government to provide jobs, More...

TEATT Minister Stuart Johnson
By The Publisher On Saturday, August 4th, 2018
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Johnson to MP Doran: “The people’s business is a fulltime job”

PHILIPSBURG — After one month in office, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication (TEATT) Stuart Johnson says he remains focused on ensuring that St. Maarten’s Airport is restored More...

Philipsburg - Capital of Dutch St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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SHTA: Private Sector asks “Why Not?”

At this point focus needs to be on a way forward. The struggle between the private sector and the public sector needs to stop, and cooperation should be the way forward. So why not, at this point have some real More...

Maurice Lake
By The Publisher On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
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Ways to Improved Royal Decorations Applications for local Honorees

Dear Editor, As a Community spirited person, I saw a headline in your newspaper dated April 28th, 2018 that got my full attention which stated 24 Royal Decorations, none from St. Maarten. In the article the main More...

Benjamin Ortega - SDM Leader
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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SDM Leader Ortega has hard questions about Ennia, Mullet Bay and the Silence of Politicians in St. Maarten

SINT MAARTEN (MULLET BAY) – Benjamin Ortega, Leader of the St. Maarten Development Movement (SDM) has issued a press statement on Sunday regarding Ennia, and the measures taken by the Central Bank of Curacao More...