Tag archive for ‘Editorial’
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By The Publisher On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Mullet Bay to take center stage

The parliamentary inquiry proposal submitted by member of Parliament Rolando Brison as faction leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) aims to shed light on the decades long pressing question of the ownership More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Anti-Lee sentiments run deep. Why?

That human behavior is unpredictable is a fact. With all the smart inventions predicted in Star Trek – from the Universal Translator, to the Medical Tricorder and the Communicator – all nicely wrapped More...

Government Money Bag
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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‘In the context of future liquidity support’

Reports coming out of Holland indicate that the Dutch government is prepared to stop the liquidity support for the St. Maarten government if the members of Parliament do not give up their exorbitant salaries. The More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Think ahead

An interesting question was posed today on Facebook. The poster wanted to know how the Shutdown in the USA, the Yellow Vests issues in France and the Russian bombers in Venezuela might affect our one pillar economy. A More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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French side problems

According to reports coming out of the various districts and communities on the French side of Saint Martin/St. Maarten, people are complaining about a lot of issues affecting their daily lives in a post-Irma era. It More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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A thankless job

During the interview, Chief Prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink expressed deep respect for the work his colleagues and others in the justice chain do. He especially mentioned the police force. The fact that he arrived More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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School fights

In a poignant post on Facebook we read the statement that something has to be done about all these fights that are constantly happening at the schools. We agree! The writer post that she is not hearing any discussion More...

Saba Catholic Church Zion's Hill
By The Publisher On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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StMaartenNews.com World Tourism Day Message: “Keep St. Maarten Clean Like Saba”

Thursday, September 27, 2018, is World Tourism Day and apparently also World Maritime Day. So the cruise industry is having a double celebration. Today we also published a World Tourism Day flyer from the Saba More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Replacement ministers

MP Doran has a point when he states that every minister has a replacement in the event of their absence. Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin made a point of outlining this clearly during her speech after the swearing More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Failing to plan is planning to fail

The ‘problem‘ at the Kadaster highlights another problem we have here in St. Maarten. The fact that it is so hard to find qualified people for the various (top) positions here on St. Maarten, that we More...