Tag archive for ‘Dutch’
By The Publisher On Thursday, December 9th, 2021

Just a dime on its side

By Terrance Rey Whoever doesn’t bother to pick up a dime on the street is certainly doing well in life. But it can also turn out differently. If you leave money on the street, you also miss out on many opportunities More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 21st, 2021

Appearances are deceiving

By Terrance Rey A Dutch friend of mine was once amazed at the size of my house. He concluded that I must be rich. In the Netherlands he lives two floors high in a flat. I drive a jeep, he rides a bicycle. One might More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020

Dutch fly in medical assistance

PHILIPSBURG – A C-17 transport plane has arrived in St. Maarten with emergency aid and equipment to treat corona-patients in the Caribbean part of the kingdom. The supplies and the equipment are not exclusively More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Colonialism On Some Caribbean Islands

Dear Editor, The winds of colonialism still tend to pose a threat to life on some Caribbean territories. Who will stand for them if they will not stand for themselves. In September 2017, Hurricane Irma displaced More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Dutch & French Side Governments rekindle cooperation discussions

PHILIPSBURG –- On Sunday morning February 11th Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin together with Minister of Finance Michael Ferrier, Minister of Justice Cornelius Deweever, and Minister of VROMI Miklos Giterson More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Direct Rule: Teaching the Naughty Islanders a Lesson

Dear editor, St. Eustatius, a Public Entity of the Netherlands was recently placed under direct Dutch rule after the ‘Committee of Wise Men’ concluded in its report that there is a “gross neglect of duties” More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Frans: Praising Dutch actions against the PM is self-defeating

GREAT BAY — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Sunday said that anyone rejoicing over the unprecedented moves by the Dutch government to oust Prime Minister William Marlin is More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Sick and Tired

I’ve lived on this island my entire life. Sint Maarten is the only place I call home. From attending school, being a “good” Methodist, exploring different beaches, watching and admiring the hills, hearing More...