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Bibi Shaw - Person of the Year - 2018

PHILIPSBURG — On the occasion of her selection by StMaartenNews.com as Person of the Year 2018, we interviewed Bibi Shaw at her private residence in French Quarter on Saint Martin. We got a first hand look at who Bibi Shaw really is and we heard her talk about her other activities besides writing for SMN-News.com. To find out what those activities More...

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Bibi Shaw - Person of the Year 2018
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Bibi Shaw is StMaartenNews.com’s Person of the Year

PHILIPSBURG — Love her or hate her, with her SMN-News.com website, Bibi Shaw has become a prominent fixture in the media landscape of St. Maarten and a force to be reckoned with when it comes to exposing More...

Late Night with Andrew Dick
By The Publisher On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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The Accountability of Journalists

By Hilbert Haar Interesting that debate on our island about the accountability of journalists. Andrew Dick seems to be at the centre of this storm in a glass of water. I happen to know Andrew – for a short time More...

King Vers & Shenaya Webster
By The Publisher On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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My88.3 begins roll-out of new shows with ‘My A.M. Shine & The King James Show’

~ Focus on great music to remain ~ PHILIPSBURG — My88.3FM will launch its new daily lineup of radio shows on Monday, November 19, spearheaded by its morning and mid-morning-to-afternoon programs which the More...

Michael Granger Mike88
By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Mike Granger is the new Station Manager at My88.3

PHILIPSBURG — Veteran Journalist and Media/PR Consultant Mike Granger is the new Station Manager of radio station My88.3fm. Granger started his tenure at the station on Wednesday, September 19. Granger, who More...

Journalists protecting sources identity
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Protection of journalists’ sources now legally regulated in The Netherlands

  THE NETHERLANDS/PHILIPSBURG — The legislative proposal of Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security), which provides legal protection for journalists who choose not to reveal their sources, was More...

Francis Carty - 20180416 HH
By The Publisher On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Fifteen years of Good Morning Mr. Governor

PHILIPSBURG – In August it will be fifteen years ago that broadcast veteran Francis Carty went on air for the first time with his Good morning Mr. Governor column. It triggered an angry reaction from Lt. Governor More...

Micheal J. Ferrier
By The Publisher On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Critical Ferrier-commercial blasts cronyism

PHILIPSBURG –Finance Minister Mike Ferrier, as the owner of automotive retailer NAPA, has built quite a reputation with his often funny radio commercials. In his most recent commercial, broadcast on Oasis 96.3 More...

Rotary - token appreciation Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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In support of our independent media

By Hilbert Haar The Rotary Club Mid-Isle invited me to join in for a club meeting last Tuesday at Wasabi Charley in Simpson Bay. After having turned down quite some previous invitations due to conflicting work More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Dutch cabinet will not help media on Sint Maarten

THE HAGUE - Several journalistic media on Sint Maarten are having it financially difficult because of the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Secretary of State Raymond Knops is not planning to assist them for the time More...