Hidden agenda and ulterior motives

To the forces with a hidden AGENDA and ULTERIOR MOTIVES! 1) Take warning the writing is on the wall! 2) Stop fanning, feeding and fueling anger, hurt and desperation! 3) stop the division of our wealth only among the FAVOURITE FEW and include the WEAK and NEEDY who are also part of the community and country St. Maarten! 4) first and foremost preserve, More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Revisionist History – Not Just For the Oppressor

Mr. Editor, I listened with great interest to the radio interview given by former member of Parliament, Mr. Theo Heyliger, on Monday, June 22, 2020. Firstly, it is excellent to see Mr. Heyliger in good health after More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Will Parliament and Government allow Dutch takeover of the Prison?

Dear Editor, On Monday, June 22, 2020, at 7:00 am, Sint Maarten time, Chris van Dam, Member of the Dutch Second Chamber, will be presenting a motion to the Second Chamber in which he is requesting the Dutch Government More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 21st, 2020
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Time for St. Maarten to move towards high-end, sustainable and nature-based tourism

Dear Editor, It is with much concern that I read a news article regarding questions posed by Members of Parliament to the current Minister of VROMI concerning a potential development at Beacon Hill. My specific More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 19th, 2020
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PM Jacobs demands respect of State Secretary Knops

Dear Editor, In the Council of Ministers Press Briefing held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the Honorable Prime Minister Jacobs recounted the virtual meeting that she and the Minister of Finance had with State Secretary More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Lack of Independence is not St. Maarten’s real problem

By Leandra Cyntje St. Maarten was not happy with the conditions given by the Dutch. For this reason, many have suggested independence from the Netherlands. However, independence is not an indispensable solution More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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Just Imagine……

Recently, businessman and political commentator, Michael J. Ferrier, wrote a letter to the editor asking “We are all in this together, right?” and in his article, he referenced an opinion piece published More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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Open Letter: “Reasonable Offer”

Dear Honorable Minister Ardwell Irion, We are a group of concerned teachers who have taken note of the proposed cuts by the government. While everyone would love for our finances to be stable, we acknowledge the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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We are all in this together, right?

Dear Editor, The spirit of compromise seems to be in short supply these days. A pity really and also a bit baffling. The Coronavirus does not discriminate. With few exceptions, every country, creed or color, must More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Pamela Gordon-Carty: No to unconditional proposal

Dear Editor, As former Minister of VSA of the recent interim cabinet, I’m deeply baffled and at the same time saddened at the direction my country Sint Maarten is being driven into. International human rights More...