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Heyliger-Marten reflects on St. Martin symbols and belongership in SXM Day address

PHILIPSBURG — In her St. Maarten’s Day address, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten reflected on two symbols that represent the people of the nation and “those born here and born to be here”. “Symbolism is important, and two symbols personally means a lot to me. These symbols arethe brown pelican and salt. These two symbols tie into who we are More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
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Motions Dutch Second Chamber present open-door opportunities for Sint Maarten

~ Comments and Proposals on follow up to Motions presented in the Dutch Second Chamber by Member of Parliament Drs. Jorien Wuite and other Dutch MPs ~ The following are just specific reactions and responses to More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 15th, 2022
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Quality journalism

By Hilbert Haar It is official. The government has published its house rules and procedures for the live Council of Ministers press briefing as well as its media accreditation policy in the National Gazette of More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 8th, 2022
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Food for thought: how we choose our Potential Candidates

By Roberto Achken Richardson We need to see the realities as they are after being elected to the Parliament of Sint Maarten. Obtaining Seats after the outcome of any Election is primarily dependent on a Political More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
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Time to grow UP

Dear Editor, You will not meet a more nationalistic person than me. I bleed St. Maarten through and through. So when you hear me say that it’s time for the Dutch to step in, you know it’s serious. We have had More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, August 13th, 2022
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The potential and benefits of geothermal energy for the islands (incl. St. Maarten)

~ The Leeward Islands Geothermal and Digital Interconnexion Hub Project and it’s benefits to Country Sint Maarten/St Martin ~ From our French-side correspondentMARIGOT — The Geothermal and Digital Interconnexion More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 5th, 2022
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A missed opportunity

By Hilbert Haar Maybe it is just me but I was severely scratching my head when I read the questions in the survey launched by Prime Minister Jacobs as part of her electoral reform campaign. I mean, if you intend More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 14th, 2022
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Political games

By Hilbert Haar If you have no arguments left or if you fear that the outcome of a debate is not beneficial to your own interests, accusing others of playing political games is always a good idea. At least, that More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 9th, 2022
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Stone-cold fact-finding

By Hilbert Haar It took me some time straighten this out in my mind, but I think I’ve got it now. Imagine that you manage an organization that needs to rent office space. Lots of office space. Let’s say, 47 More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 6th, 2022
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Doing a Good Thing Wrong Is No Good

~ Op-Ed on Media Policy by Ralph Cantave ~ On Tuesday, May 3, the world celebrated International Press Freedom Day, which inspired this article along with the recent press developments on our island. It is an honor More...