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Tag archive for ‘Letter to the Editor’
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 27th, 2020
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How to overcome challenges victoriously

If I keep bringing you sad news, does your mind have the time to be happy? If I am always speaking negative around you, is your mind ever able to process the positive? If I keep spreading bad information, will More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Stop Government Phone Abuse

Dear Editor, People need to be made seriously and individually accountable. It must hurt them ultimately in their own pocket if they so wish to abuse the  phone system at their place of work. Read: Unpaid Advice: More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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GRACITA: “Parliament has not only the Power but the Obligation to Steer the Course of Government”

PHILIPSBURG — Gracita Arrindell states: “the current state of governance is critical as our island continues to grapple with business closures, under- use of Trust Fund millions, archaic government IT More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 30th, 2020
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What are the rules of engagement for yachts?

Dear Editor, A great many yachts migrate from the Northern Caribbean to the Southern Caribbean to evade the hurricane belt every year. This year with the Covid danger all the territories closed their borders and More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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The potential of the yachting industry in the Caribbean

Whilst Caribbean economies claim to be looking out for opportunities to diversify their economies, in practice, they have been slow to grab the opportunity that is presented by yachting. By Robbie Ferron The yachting More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Will Parliament and Government allow Dutch takeover of the Prison?

Dear Editor, On Monday, June 22, 2020, at 7:00 am, Sint Maarten time, Chris van Dam, Member of the Dutch Second Chamber, will be presenting a motion to the Second Chamber in which he is requesting the Dutch Government More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 19th, 2020
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Current government lives up to agreements made by former government

Dear Editor, I was pleasantly surprised and extremely pleased to hear the Honorable Prime Minister declare during the Council of Ministers Press Briefing on June 17, 2020, that her Government is living up to the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 19th, 2020
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PM Jacobs demands respect of State Secretary Knops

Dear Editor, In the Council of Ministers Press Briefing held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the Honorable Prime Minister Jacobs recounted the virtual meeting that she and the Minister of Finance had with State Secretary 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 Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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We are all in this together, right?

Dear Editor, The spirit of compromise seems to be in short supply these days. A pity really and also a bit baffling. The Coronavirus does not discriminate. With few exceptions, every country, creed or color, must More...