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By The Publisher On Thursday, May 23rd, 2024

The Root of Political Instability: A Critical Examination of URSM and NOW’s Leadership Failures

Dear Editor, Concerns about the disarray within the URSM and NOW parties suggest that this could lead to a significant loss of seats in the upcoming election. The limited time the URSM leader has allowed his party More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, May 9th, 2024

The Pirate Society

By Hilbert Haar My publisher Terrance Rey posed the question whether we can be both a socialist and a capitalist country. Interesting question. American politicians tend to use socialism as a derogatory term, accusing More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 5th, 2024

Questions abound after screening process

The recent screening process for ministerial candidates in the Mercelina cabinet has sparked a whirlwind of questions and concerns about political leadership, transparency, and the efficacy of governance in St. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 2nd, 2024

Debate about screening of candidate-ministers comes back to life

PHILIPSBURG — After every elections the same issue comes up: criticism of the screening of candidate-ministers. Whether this is justified or just sour grapes from candidates that did not make the cut remains More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 2nd, 2024

The Screening Process Screams for Reform

By Terrance Rey One thing has become crystal clear in the screening of ministerial candidates for the new government under the leadership of formateur Dr. Luc Mercelina (URSM), and that is that there is too much More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

Equal treatment remains a pipedream within the Kingdom

PHILIPSBURG – Drs. Raymond Jessurun is a strong proponent of equal treatment of all citizens in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Currently, citizens living in St. Maarten, do not get that treatment, even though More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 6th, 2024

StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV Launch News Cafe

StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV Launch News Cafe: A Weekly Intellectual Debate Show about St. Maarten news and developments St. Maarten, January 31, 2024 — StMaartenNews.com and SXMCommunityTV are excited More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 27th, 2024

Curious Phenomenon

By Terrance Rey During the recent election period I noticed a curious phenomenon: people condemning supporters instead of injustices or those committing them. This led me to post the following comment on my Facebook More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 10th, 2024

Een grondwettelijke dilemma

Met de naderende verkiezingen heeft een prominente politieke partij een voorstel naar voren gebracht in haar manifesto dat aandacht behoeft. Het voorstel pleit voor voorkeursbehandeling bij baantoewijzingen, met More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 8th, 2024

National Alliance manifesto appeals to voters with lower taxes

  PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance (NA) manifesto for the upcoming elections is a 30-plus pages document that outlines the party’s plans for the immediate future. There are a lot of initiatives that More...