Tag archive for ‘criticism’
Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings
By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Minister Geerlings criticizes Dutch interference

PHILIPSBURG - Finance Minister Perry Geerlings criticized the Kingdom for interfering in St. Maarten’s affairs by attaching conditions to the provision of badly needed liquidity support but at the same time he More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, January 27th, 2019

WIVoice, The Critical Voice of the People

WIVoice came on to the social media scene as a group on June 28, 2016, and has been a fixture on Facebook’s social media platform ever since. The group serves as a medium for the voice of the people of St. More...

Senator Guillaume Arnell
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019

There is a need to prioritize recovery projects on the French side

MARIGOT—Examining the reconstruction of the French side of the island compared to the Dutch Side it will seem that hurricanes of 2017 apparently happened on the French side, said Senator Guillaume Arnell. In More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Monday, October 1st, 2018

From balloons to lampoons

By Hilbert Haar Environmental issues have taken central stage in St. Maarten ever since Barbara Cannegieter et al filed a lawsuit against the government over the persistent fires at the dump. Add the Pride’s Foundation’s More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Minister Ferrier criticizes World Bank involvement

PHILIPSBURG – Finance Minister Mike Ferrier criticized in veiled terms the involvement of the World Bank in St. Maarten’s post-Irma recovery process when he presented the draft 2018 budget to the central committee More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 4th, 2018

The Importance of the “Debate” between Lebron James and Kevin Durant against Laura Ingram in the Context of The Great Political Question

Dear Editor, Two weeks before the NBA All-Star Game which took place last February a storm without peer broke loose in the basketball world and arguably also in the larger field of international sports and such More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Marlin about secret meetings: “DP was hell-bent on leaving coalition”

GREAT BAY – Months before Hurricane Irma devastated St. Maarten on September 6, there were already “secret meetings” with at least two Members of Parliament. The Democratic Party was hell-bent on leaving More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

SHTA severely criticizes functioning of Parliament

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association has severely criticized the functioning of Parliament. In a newsletter it published on its website on Sunday, the SHTA says that Parliament “is not More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Candidates criticize 200-meter rule

Towards the end of the day, these supporters of the Democratic Party had some energy left for a photo shoot. Photo Today / Milton Pieters GREAT BAY – Despite what appeared to be a largely incident-free Election More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Embarrassing debacle

Dear Editor, I served as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications and as Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure. Serving in both areas after being More...