Asking the wrong questions

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By Hilbert Haar Edwin James is at it again. This time he is tackling what he calls media houses for not asking the right questions of talking heads they invite to their programs. Gotta give the guy some respect because he is hitting the nail on the head, though my impression is that he is specifically referring to radio talk shows. LOGIN TO READ MORE... More...

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MP Melissa Gumbs- 20200610
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

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...

Wycliffe Smith 2018 Election Photo
By The Publisher On Friday, June 19th, 2020

Current government lives up to agreements made by former government

Dear Editor, I was pleasantly surprised and extremely pleased to hear the Honorable Prime Minister declare during the Council of Ministers Press Briefing on June 17, 2020, that her Government is living up to the More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Knops: “Countries cannot support their own autonomy”

PHILIPSBURG – “Once more we see now what was already clear for a longer period of time: the countries cannot support their own autonomy.” That explosive remark comes from a letter State Secretary Drs. Raymond More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 24th, 2020

ECLAC explores role of Caribbean Ministries of Social Development during COVID-19

PHILIPSBURG — Social protection systems are coming under considerable pressure with the implementation of mitigation strategies to control the spread of COVID-19 in the Caribbean. Efforts to mitigate the negative More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, April 19th, 2020

Whorehouses and casinos

Hilbert Haar Payroll support! That’s what all struggling companies, small and big, on St. Maarten have been waiting for. But now it turns out that a lot of companies will not get a penny. This appears from a long More...

Jimmy Challenger
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Jimmy Challenger: “Use our downtime to plan Economic Reforms and review Disaster Management Preparedness.”

“On an annual basis our country confronts the hurricane season, some of which have brought disastrous damage to our shores, including Hurricane Irma in 2017. As a result of these super storms, our economic activities More...

People in Solidarity
By The Publisher On Sunday, April 12th, 2020

A People In Solidarity – Part 2

All over the world this pandemic is showing the inequalities present in communities; social and economic inequalities. It is also exposing governments and leaders and quickly separating the wheat from the chaff. More...

Opinion - St Maarten News
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Zero Hour: Our Region in the Face of the Pandemic

By Alicia Bárcena Ibarra* Everything seems to be one gigantic mistake. We console ourselves by saying that everything has happened as it should not have happened. But it is we who are mistaken, not history. We More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 13th, 2020

Reporting error?

Dear Editor, In your reporting of the Larimar case, in which Mr. Theo Heyliger is accused of corruption by accepting bribes pertaining to various government projects on Sint Maarten. These bribes netted an amount More...