Tag archive for ‘Facebook’
By The Publisher On Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Power cuts lead to heated debate on social media

PHILIPSBURG — The detrimental situation at utilities company GEBE has triggered a fierce debate on social media on Saturday in which former Finance Minister Ardwell Irion, former GEBE-director Jerome Chittick More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 1st, 2021

Man of the Year: Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson

PHILIPSBURG — While elected politicians wasted their time on lost battles he kept his eye on the ball all the time. He created Facebook government (FBGov) and described the sources for his always accurate More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

No easy solution for traffic jams

PHILIPSBURG – A rough estimate, based on plate numbers, suggests that there are between 60,000 and 70,000 cars on the road in St. Maarten – that’s counting both the Dutch and the French side. More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018

Social media

Social media is here to stay. Despite privacy issues, people continue to bare their souls on Facebook and other social media channels. Intimacy between family, friends and loved ones have been exchanged for a permanent More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Describing investors as “greedy” is not productive

More and more I am hearing investors in Sint Maarten described as being greedy and exploitative. Yesterday a posting on Facebook did this without nuance. Whilst in the early years investors in Sint Maarten were More...