Tag archive for ‘people’
Government Building Flags Half-mast
By The Publisher On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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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...

Formateur Jacobs forms new Interim Ministers Cabinet
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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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...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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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...

Sarah Wescot-Williams - Parliament
By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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“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...

Knops Embarrassed
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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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...

Same dog - different hat - Hilbert Haar - 20180912 MJGH
By The Publisher On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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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...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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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...

Parliament of SXM 2018-2022
By The Publisher On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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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...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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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...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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The high expectations of governments by the people

Dear Sir, I am perplexed by the manner in which Caribbean people see governments. Consistently, throughout the Caribbean there are high expectations by the “man in the street” for government to provide jobs, More...