Tag archive for ‘Letter to the Editor’
StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Discussions in Parliament ignore economic impact marine industry

Dear Sir, Recently there were discussions in parliament about lease land that housed a boatyard (St Maarten Shipyard) and the press also covered the matter of the major marina in Oyster Pond (Captain Olivers) where More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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A shameful display by Sarah

Dear Mr. Editor, I wonder sometimes if politicians really wake up every day thinking that they lord over a community of fools. In some ways I understand why they could feel this way because the same “fools” More...

Micheal J. Ferrier
By The Publisher On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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What exactly is MP Dr. Luc’s goal?

In an open letter to MP Luc Mercelina, Michael J. Ferrier writes: Doc, you claim you tabled a motion against Minister Lee because of “YOUR LOVE FOR COUNTRY”. I question this, and here is why: What this country More...

life sentences in jail
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
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No justice for people in prison

Modern Day Slavery Dear community of Sint Maarten, Certain things have been going on lately that need to shared, my article is based on people who are experiencing these real life matters at the moment. Our justice More...

Same dog - different hat - Hilbert Haar - 20180912 MJGH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Fake historian?

Published June 19, 2019, in The Daily Herald: Dear editor, In April I wrote an article under the headline ‘Heyliger’s bribery allegations have a long (family) history.’ It appeared on the independent news More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 1st, 2019
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Ferrier is the latest hypocrite

Dear Editor, Well. Just when you think you’ve seen it all in St. Maarten politics you learn something new every day. And every day there is somebody from the old guard getting exposed about how they built More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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NEEDED: A massive SXM marketing offense!

Dear Editor, St. Maarten needs to step up its marketing game! We are losing market share, and economic income to the competition. From news reports, St. Kitts for one is eating more and more of our lunch! Just take More...

School bus
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Response to ‘School fights’

Dear editor, In reference to the editorial titled “School fights“. While I agree that this has reached a critical stage, I agree with most statements made by the writer and applaud the writer for addressing More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Turnover Tax will soon become a curiosity

Dear Sir, The report in your newspaper on tax reform discussions in parliament indicated that the view of the present government is to stick to the Turnover Tax model and to avoid working in the direction of a value More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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If only

Dear Editor, Many years ago there was a board of directors that took the decision to build a new airport building and they approved the plans to build the airport building. They would have appointed expensive architects More...