Tag archive for ‘people’
By The Publisher On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Heyliger extends congratulations to St. Eustatius

~ Says: “Free and Fair elections allow democracy to reign.” ~ PHILIPSBURG— “Democracy at work,” were the words, Member of Parliament, the Honorable Grisha Heyliger-Marten used to describe her sentiments More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Flags flying half-mast at government buildings

~ In solidarity with the pain and suffering that many on the island are enduring during this period, the Council of Ministers has decided that the flags at government buildings on St. Maarten will fly at half-mast More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Formateur Jacobs forms new Interim Ministers Cabinet

On September 22, 2019, a shift in the majority in Parliament took place resulting in the request to form a new government and in the decision of the outgoing government to dissolve parliament and call new elections More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Referring to St. Martin & the Dutch, Cyntje: We People vs Them People?

Dear Editor, I’d like to point out the fact that we had an amazing array of activities and events for our 60th St. Martin Day Celebration. People were having a good time; cultural wears displays organized More...

By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019

“We Story”, the 60th commemoration of St. Martin Day

Fellow St. Martiners, As we celebrate the 60th commemoration of St. Martin Day, let us recognize and be thankful that notwithstanding the many challenges we have faced over the past decades, we have managed to hold More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Country embarrassment

The country is constantly being faced with dilemma after dilemma. It goes deeper than a few chats or accusations that transpired over the past months. What has boggled me is the mindset of so many educated persons More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Last letter from Luang Prabang

By Hilbert Haar On a Wednesday morning, I get up at 5.45 a.m. We’ll be on the road again today and I start thinking that we ought to slow down a bit. Nine countries in the not even one hundred days since we left More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Unqualified teachers

By Hilbert Haar What is the definition of a qualified teacher? This question popped into my mind when I read about Minister Wycliffe Smith’s summary of the state of affairs in the schools on our island. LOGIN More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 14th, 2018

September 15 Day of Democracy

Great Bay, St. Maarten – ‘International Day of Democracy 2018 is held on September 15th every year, and it has been running for 10 years. It is a United Nations, (UN), day of observation, to review the state More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Delivering happiness

By Hilbert Haar Ah, there is one more thing that has struck me as a significant difference between St. Maarten and the Asian countries where I am currently traveling. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS IS A PREMIUM ARTICLE. ... Some More...

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