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Tag archive for ‘Letter to the Editor’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
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Time to grow UP

Dear Editor, You will not meet a more nationalistic person than me. I bleed St. Maarten through and through. So when you hear me say that it’s time for the Dutch to step in, you know it’s serious. We have had More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 14th, 2022
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Proportional Representation in Danger

Julio R. Romney Political Analyst With one-third (5 out of 15) Members of Parliament having declared themselves as “Independent Members of Parliament”, this clearly undermines the fabric of our statutory Election More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 8th, 2022
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The idea behind Democracy

Dear Editor, Democracy is defined as: ‘a system of government by the whole population or eligible members of a state or country, typically through elected representatives.’ Most countries execute democracy More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 29th, 2022
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A call to action for 2022!

Knowledge is power, gives confidence and peace of mind. Knowledge straightens the spine, lifts up the chin and empowers one’s steps. Knowledge, formally acquired through the educational system, or informally More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 12th, 2022
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Update on the right to a bank account

Dear editor, It should have surprised absolutely no-one in the Sint Maarten business community that businesses now must place ads in a newspaper to get a bank’s attention, as happened in the January 6th edition More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 4th, 2021
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A ‘(not so) Mea Culpa’

Dear Editor, Allow me to play my violin as backup music to the disingenuous Rolando Brison “me, me, me sob story” I just watched as he announced his resignation from the position of President of Parliament. More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 1st, 2021
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Respect

Dear Editor, Although I am tempted to say a few things that point directly to the character of the present holder of the office of President of Parliament, I want to focus on the stature and importance of that More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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Is SXM Carnival 2022 being held to a double standard?

~ Johnson wonders if there is no viable option to allow SCDF to add Jouvert Morning to the calendar of events ~ PHILIPSBURG — “It seems St. Maarten Carnival 2022 is being held to an apparent double More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 24th, 2021
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The airport reconstruction is more important than Chris

Dear Editor, It’s becoming a political norm now that whatever the government does, MP Christophe Emmanuel automatically has a criticizing article ready to publish. In his last article that he sent to the entire More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 14th, 2021
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Wake up call for the government of St. Maarten

Dear Editor, Not so long ago we had the saga at the airport which led to the firing of the CEO, who was later reinstated by a judge because of technicality. One would think that this would be a wake up call for More...