Tag archive for ‘Letter to the Editor’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 4th, 2024

No Need to Point Fingers, We All Failed

Dear Editor, I observe Mr. Olivier Arrindell embarking on the process of founding his own political party and initiating his campaign. As I reflect on how he has captivated the hearts and minds of many in St. Maarten, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 31st, 2024

The Need for Critical Analysis of the Recent Government Formation Process

Dear Editor,  The recent events surrounding the government formation process in St. Maarten warrant a thorough and critical analysis. Here’s a timeline of events that highlight the complexities and challenges More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 23rd, 2024

The Root of Political Instability: A Critical Examination of URSM and NOW’s Leadership Failures

Dear Editor, Concerns about the disarray within the URSM and NOW parties suggest that this could lead to a significant loss of seats in the upcoming election. The limited time the URSM leader has allowed his party More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 21st, 2024

Political Analysis: Article 59 Part II in the Context of Sint Maarten’s Political Climate

Dear Editor, The current Prime Minister’s Cabinet has promised to invoke Article 59 to dissolve Parliament, though the reason for this is unclear. This action would likely be a response to losing support More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 18th, 2024

Opposition exploiting gridlock to cling to power

Dear Editor, The political situation in Sint Maarten presents a complex challenge due to the absence of a fully constituted parliament. With only 13 members currently active instead of the full 15, the inability More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 1st, 2024

Sint Maarten Must Pivot to Sustainable Development Amid Environmental Concerns and Climate Uncertainty

Dear Editor, In the face of an increasingly devastating hurricane season and ongoing environmental degradation, the need for Sint Maarten to adopt sustainable development strategies has never been more urgent. More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 28th, 2024

12 points about the January parliamentary elections

~ Vox populi, vox Dei! ~ By Fabian A. Badejo GREAT BAY, St. Martin (January 23, 2024)—That Latin aphorism, “Vox populi, vox Dei” simply means “the voice of the people (is) the voice of God.” In our own More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 3rd, 2023

From hope to suicide!

Dear Editor, NOW, just some months ago, bounced on to the scene with petite fanfare, as a new political party, offering a minuscule of hope and change for the upcoming elections. Presenting regurgitated outlooks More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 7th, 2023

We Are Embracing Flawed Electoral Regulations

Dear Editor, Soon Postulation to participate in the upcoming 2024 parliamentary election is upon us. Political parties will be presenting their list of candidates. With the postulation of the list of candidates More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 17th, 2023

 What’s in a name: NHI or SAHA; the pros and cons

Dear  Editor, There’s much concerns within the community regarding the government proposed National Health Insurance (NHI), new name, Sustainable Affordable Health Care Act (SAHA). What is baffling is that More...