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Letter - St Maarten News - People

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 in the ANTILIAANS DAGBLAD by Aruban columnist Armand Hessels called Opinie Aruba: Stel je eens voor... With his permission, we have been More...

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Letter - St Maarten News - People
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...

Michael J. Ferrier - from Soualiganewsday
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...

Minister of VSA Pamela Gordon-Carty
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...

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By The Publisher On Friday, May 15th, 2020
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DSTA counteracts public attack of MP Brison and “comedian” Andrew Dick; awaits apologies

PHILIPSBURG — The executive board of the Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association (DSTA) has issued a press statement counteracting the public allegations made by President of Parliament, MP Rolando Brison, and More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Marijuana in Parliament

Dear Editor, Thank you for allowing me space in your publication. On April 28, 2020, I read an article on the website StMaartenNews.com with the headline “MP Emmanuel: Legalize marijuana now“. While More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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Gracita: Establish school for autistic students

GRACITA: “SCHOOL DEEP-CLEAN PLAN URGENTLY NEEDED  PRIOR TO – COVID- 19 RE- OPENING” “ESTABLISH SCHOOL FOR AUTISTIC STUDENTS” Philipsburg, April 27, 2020 Gracita R. Arrindell states: “Education remains More...

Micheal J. Ferrier
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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Time for a change of direction, says Michael Ferrier

Dear Editor, 1) Parliamentarians in meeting of April 22 said things like: ….being sick and tired of us (SXM) having to run to Holland every time (there is a need) to BEG. 2) Alternatives of Go-To Private Investors More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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The risk of restarting the economy

Dear Editor, At some point the medical and transmission risks of the Covid-19 virus will decrease and the governments will be looking to restart the economy without increasing the risk of a restart of the virus. It More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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The unmeasurable tradeoffs

Dear Editor, Decision makers in our islands are going to be challenged with tradeoffs that have better medical assurances on the one hand and quicker economic recovery on the other hand. Both sides of this tradeoff More...