Tag archive for ‘Letter to the Editor’
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...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Relying on our own strength with the will to support each other

By Elco Rosario It was around September 1998 when I was visited in my notary office on Sint Maarten by two intelligence agents, one from Holland, Mr. Oosterlaken and one from Curacao, Mr. Schuschen. They had come More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Our views on Theo vs the judicial process

Dear Editor, Lets line up the following facts: 1. The failure of many developing countries, particularly small ones has been caused by the breakdown of effective democracy that has been undermined by various forms More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Guilty Until Proven Innocent

By Fabian Badejo Just recently, my daughter told me, “on St. Martin, you are guilty until proven innocent and even then, you still remain guilty.” Her statement jolted my memory and then it came back to me: More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Casino staff asks: “Where’s the Protection?”

Dear Editor, Foreign Investment is of paramount importance for the future of St. Maarten. Not only does it involve money, jobs and development but for local communities it means stability, growth and an overall More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

By Fabian Badejo The decision of the Joint Court of Justice to grant the Public Prosecutor’s Office permission to prosecute United Democrats (UD) leader, MP Theo Heyliger, continues to generate public discussion. More...