Tag archive for ‘Elton Jones’
By The Publisher On Saturday, March 16th, 2019

MP Franklin Meyers: “Laws put targets on the backs of our people”

PHILIPSBURG -- United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers made a number of remarkable statements during a broadcast if the Morning Show on Pearl 98.1 FM Radio on March 11 to the program’s host Elton Jones. Meyers suggested More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Those who stand for nothing

The unsure snap election is on. The parties vying for a seat in Parliament will be knocking on your door as of now straight through February 26th. Some of them are already claiming they need more time to make a More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Paradise on the edge of demise

Once upon a time there was a sleepy salt blasted mosquito ridden island called Soualiga or Qualichi by the Caribs and more recently dubbed Sunshine City by the DJs of Voice of St. Martin. This island‘s history, More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 19th, 2017

The Dutch Promise: 550m Euro injection

Dear Editor, We can claim some kind of return to normalcy with the news of a formation of a new cabinet, at long last the face of government is not the two old horses who seem to willingly swap the leadership role. More...

By The Publisher On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Interpreting the images we see

Dear Editor, In Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Herald, member of the Second Chamber, Mr. Van Raak paid for a full page ad, which he claimed was his effort to promote “Free Press”. Strangely enough as long More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 5th, 2017


When I sat down last week to put an article together it was with certainty that by this week we would have been placed under curatorship by the colonial masters, based on their expressions and an antiquated law. However More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Orchestrated sabotage and political spin

By now we understand we were hit by a super storm like nothing before in the Atlantic hurricane basin. While opinions and sentiments abound as to our level of preparedness and actions before, during and after the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

A slanted relationship

Dear editor, St. Maarten has survived what is termed as a super storm; the experts agree it is the most powerful storm ever recording in the Atlantic hurricane belt. Collectively we who have escaped with the bare More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Courageous but futile

Dear Editor, The Prime Minister of Country St. Maarten left the shores for a diplomatic encounter with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands and the Minister of Kingdom affairs. This is obviously how the editorial More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 7th, 2017

A call to arms

Dear Editor, PM Marlin travelled to Holland Tuesday for meetings with Minister Plasterk and others seeking an acceptable resolution to the Integrity Chamber debacle. In a truly sovereign state this would have been More...