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

StMaartenNews Opinion
By The Publisher On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Decision to screen supervisory board members commendable

Dear Editor, The decision by the Prime Minister to screen appointed members to the Supervisory Board of Directors of government-owned companies is commendable and should be welcomed by all. In executing this decree More...

Mullet Bay golf course
By The Publisher On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Parliamentary Inquiry costs more and still you have no legal binding outcome

Dear editor, If you claim ownership of land and problems occur about the claim, you can go to court and ask a verdict. The judge will check the claim related to the civil code and eventually other legislation in More...

Bull in glass cage
By The Publisher On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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TBO: THE BULL IN A GLASS CAGE

Dear Editor, The integrity filled TBO (Team Betterment Oppression) that is being permitted to create havoc here. This team of Dutch investigators have a modus operandi (MO) which can be qualified as abuse of the More...