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Tag archive for ‘Editorial’
By The Publisher On Monday, November 1st, 2021
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Pressure mounts for Brison to resign. What will Parliament do?

Over the weekend, following the spreading of a recording of MP Rolando Brison making derogatory remarks regarding fellow UP party member and faction leader Grisha Heyliger-Marten, via social media, several parties More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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St. Maarten has money

St. Maarten has money. Lots of money. Yet we are beggars in our own country. Just to give you an example, according to the latest annual report the MOT (Meldpunt Ongebruikelijke Transacties, or Financial Intelligence More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 14th, 2021
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The at-arm’s-length fallacy

There is a false belief that because government should remain at arm’s length from government-owned companies, the management and the supervisory board members are untouchable. Wrong! If management and/or More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
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It’s their money at stake; not ours

One would wonder why Royal Schiphol Group (RSG) is making such a big stink about the airport. But one must remember, Schiphol is synonymous with The Netherlands which is part of the European Union. The $100 million More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, April 4th, 2021
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Time to open Pandora’s Box

~ Now is the time for a full forensic audit at the SXM Airport ~  More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Have taxes been paid?

Reports coming out of Curacao indicate that well-known people on St. Maarten allegedly received millions in payments over a number of years from companies linked to ENNIA Insurances. These payments supposedly were More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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Our frontliners are under attack by the virus

We recently interviewed a frontliner about what the consequences of COVID-19 infections among the staff entail for capacity issues in frontline organizations such as the medical center, the ambulance service and More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 17th, 2020
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Distance learning or no learning

In St. Maarten, the pandemic has made life very difficult for schools, teachers, and students. The choice is a familiar one by now. We must choose between safety for our children first and convenience. Or inconvenience, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Public Health vs Economic Health

We are of the opinion that we had this corona virus since November/December last year, long before the worldwide pandemic and lockdown. It is only now it is really rearing its ugly because of testing when people More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Practice social distancing

Our feature interview article with Covidist and researcher, Dr. Leonard Richardson, MD, has so far been published in the Dutch and in the Spanish languages. The advice contained in that article urged governments More...






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