Tag archive for ‘Michael J. Ferrier’
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 4th, 2021

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 Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

For the record…

Dear Editor, I just read a letter sent to His Excellency Governor Eugene B. Holiday by Renate Brison, Secretary of the Pro Soualiga Foundation that starts with: “Pro Soualiga, on behalf of the population of More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Food for thought (part 2)

Dear Editor, I am an eternal optimist. The glass is always half full rather than half empty. My Letter to the Editor of April 9, 2020, entitled FOOD FOR THOUGHT in which I concluded THIS COUNTRY STATUS EXPERIMENT More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 24th, 2020

We are all in this together, right?

Dear Editor, The spirit of compromise seems to be in short supply these days. A pity really and also a bit baffling. The Coronavirus does not discriminate. With few exceptions, every country, creed or color, must More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

Ferrier: “Call out these morons for what they are.”

PHILIPSBURG – Former Minister of Finance Michael Ferrier has expressed his displeasure with the attitude of the head of the labor department, Peggy Ann Dros towards the private sector. “To have a loud mouth More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Time for a change of direction, says Michael Ferrier

Dear Editor, 1) Parliamentarians in meeting of April 22 said things like: ….being sick and tired of us (SXM) having to run to Holland every time (there is a need) to BEG. 2) Alternatives of Go-To Private Investors More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 1st, 2019

What exactly is MP Dr. Luc’s goal?

In an open letter to MP Luc Mercelina, Michael J. Ferrier writes: Doc, you claim you tabled a motion against Minister Lee because of “YOUR LOVE FOR COUNTRY”. I question this, and here is why: What this country More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

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...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 5th, 2018

Not a betting man, but……

Dear Editor, I am not a betting man, but what are the odds that the Governor will be able to swear in the Interim Cabinet backed by the new majority of 8 in Parliament after Friday January 5, 2018??? Michael J. More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Vamed, the bully?

Dear Editor, Vamed (possibly a derivative of the word that describes the result of nausea?) got its their pound of flesh and now we, a tiny 16-square mile half-of-an-island country can move on and build a new hospital. More...