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Tag archive for ‘Independence’
By The Publisher On Monday, November 29th, 2021
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Pamela Gordon-Carty elected new political leader of USP

Photo caption: New USP leader Pamela Gordon Carty (center) with incoming and outgoing party board members and former leader Frans Richardson (second from right). ~ Nicholas new board President ~ PHILIPSBURG — More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Lack of Independence is not St. Maarten’s real problem

By Leandra Cyntje St. Maarten was not happy with the conditions given by the Dutch. For this reason, many have suggested independence from the Netherlands. However, independence is not an indispensable solution More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Independence and the Price of Freedom

By Dr. Rhoda Arrindell Just the other day, I asked some folks in a gathering if they were happy with the way things are taking place on our island, and, like me, they are not happy. When I asked if what they intended More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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The will of the people

By Hilbert Haar There is a tendency in the Caribbean kingdom countries to dismiss anything VVD-parliamentarian André Bosman comes up with. This is also true when it comes to his initiative kingdom law that aims More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Bosman-law gives St. Maarten more control over independence

PHILIPSBURG — The Dutch parliamentary committee Kingdom Relations postponed handling a draft initiative kingdom law submitted by VVD parliamentarian André Bosman this week until there is an advice from the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Independence is Pro-St. Martin. Period.

By Rhoda Arrindell, PhD One day in 1982, I wrote an essay entitled “Waarom St. Maarten onafhankelijk moet worden” for Mr. Bijnsdorp’s Dutch class. Though I hated the class (not because of the teacher, but More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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The Accountability of Journalists

By Hilbert Haar Interesting that debate on our island about the accountability of journalists. Andrew Dick seems to be at the centre of this storm in a glass of water. I happen to know Andrew – for a short time More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Gestapo tactics

By Hilbert Haar Oh oh; the justice system is doing what it is supposed to do and politicians start to feel the heat. Don’t let their cries of Gestapo-tactics, denationalization and Dutch takeover fool you. Nor More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Integrity

By Hilbert Haar It is tempting to note that integrity issues have soared to the surface again in St. Maarten after the common Court of Justice gave the green light for the prosecution of MP Theo Heyliger. The suspicions More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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Independence

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