Tag archive for ‘Letter to the Editor’
Minister Emil Lee - File Photo by Roland Bryson
By The Publisher On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Recommendations for Our Challenging Times Ahead

Dear Editor, In these challenging times, we must come together to help our country of St. Maarten and her people get through yet another crisis.  The impact of COVID-19 on St. Maarten likely will be far more devastating More...

Kroongetuige
By The Publisher On Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Reporting error?

Dear Editor, In your reporting of the Larimar case, in which Mr. Theo Heyliger is accused of corruption by accepting bribes pertaining to various government projects on Sint Maarten. These bribes netted an amount More...

New Airport Departure Lounge - Hurricane Bar
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Complaint about SXM Airport

Dear Editor StMaartenNews.com, My wife and I have visited St. Maarten to vacation (at least once each year) for more than 23 years. We love the island and even visited in December 2017 to show our support and make More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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“To Raise our Pension Age or Not is complicated. But, there is room for compromise.”

Dear Editor, The rights of older persons to social benefits and to an adequate standard of living to support their health and well-being, including medical care and necessary social services, are laid down in the More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 5th, 2020
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An organized political party is the magic factor

Dear Editor, Many voters will be challenged to cast their vote in a manner that they are sure that they have selected the candidate most likely to advance their interests in the upcoming elections. This is because More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Sint Maarten is fertile ground for ship jumping

Dear Editor, We all agree that ship jumping is a major problem in Sint Maarten . It seems to me that it is worthwhile to find out why ship jumping does not occur to the same extent in other jurisdictions in which More...

Dr. J. Foundation - Hurricane Irma Reintegration Program (23)
By The Publisher On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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Former Minister Ferrier: “The trust fund is failing”

PHILIPSBURG – “If the rules allow hurricane victims to remain homeless after two years, something is not right about the rules,” former interim Finance Minister Michael Ferrier writes in a letter to the editor More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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The rise of anti “Dutch” rhetoric

Dear Editor, The last few years have seen on Sint Maarten the rise of substantial anti “Dutch” rhetoric and many will be asking why this has arisen so suddenly and strongly . The “Dutch” that are targeted More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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What can we learn from the Dorian experience in Abacos?

Dear Editor, Super hurricanes are likely to be a regular feature of island life in the Caribbean in the future. The Irma experience and the Dorian experience in the Abacos and Grand Bahama are going to be repeated More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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A unique achievement by Winair

Dear Editor, A remarkable report about aviation and government caught my eye in your online publication recently. It is a global phenomenon that small airlines are generally not profitable. In the Caribbean they More...