Tag archive for ‘Hilbert Haar’
Sign Endorsement Political Parties
By The Publisher On Sunday, November 24th, 2019
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The writing is on the wall

By Hilbert Haar Let me make one thing clear before writing anything else. The real winners and losers will become apparent only after the January 9, 2020 elections. But I still think, quoting Greta Thunberg, that More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Vote for Hilbert Haar of StMaartenNews.com for Media Personality of the Year 2019

PHILIPSBURG — StMaartenNews.com is nominated for a Crystal Pineapple Award as Media Personality of the Year via the person of our writer Hilbert Haar. Love him or hate him, his iconic photo image has been More...

SXM Airport terminal building side entrance - 20190916 JA
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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The blame game

By Hilbert Haar The parliament meeting about funding for the airport reconstruction was rather bewildering – at least, that was my experience. Finance Minister Perry Geerlings made clear that the bondholders More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Razor-thin motivation

By Hilbert Haar The motion of CDA parliamentarian Chris van Dam that calls for Dutch involvement in law enforcement on St. Maarten comes across as a fine example of Dutch meddling in our island’s affairs. That More...

Mullet Bay property
By The Publisher On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Getting Mullet Bay out of its funk

By Hilbert Haar In different words, MP Wescot-Williams criticized the proposal to conduct a parliamentary inquiry into Mullet Bay the same way civil law attorney Wim van Sambeek did in an article stmaartennews.com More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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A giant blooper

By Hilbert Haar Did Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday overstep the mark on September 23 when he signed the national decree that invokes article 59? That question rumbles through the corridors of power in The Hague More...

Jason Rogers - Attorney
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Playing by the rules

By Hilbert Haar When will politicians learn that they have to play by the rules? Given the soap opera the interim elections have become that could take some time. A lot of time. I won’t go into the specifics More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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A questionable motion

By Hilbert Haar Fake news will become the most popular game in town in the run-up to the November 25 elections.  More...

Mullet Bay golf course terrain
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Time for appropriate action

By Hilbert Haar Giving back Mullet Bay to the people – the lofty objective behind MP Rolando Brison’s proposal for a parliamentary inquiry into the state of affairs with the location of the former Mullet Bay More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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A racist rant

By Hilbert Haar The clip of the July 31 episode of Late Night with Andrew Dick is nowhere to be found anymore on the internet. The amateur-hour so-called comedy show – did you ever notice that Dick is unable More...