Tag archive for ‘Robbie Ferron’
Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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The risk of restarting the economy

Dear Editor, At some point the medical and transmission risks of the Covid-19 virus will decrease and the governments will be looking to restart the economy without increasing the risk of a restart of the virus. It More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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The unmeasurable tradeoffs

Dear Editor, Decision makers in our islands are going to be challenged with tradeoffs that have better medical assurances on the one hand and quicker economic recovery on the other hand. Both sides of this tradeoff 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...

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 Letters
By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Discussions in Parliament ignore economic impact marine industry

Dear Sir, Recently there were discussions in parliament about lease land that housed a boatyard (St Maarten Shipyard) and the press also covered the matter of the major marina in Oyster Pond (Captain Olivers) where More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Turnover Tax will soon become a curiosity

Dear Sir, The report in your newspaper on tax reform discussions in parliament indicated that the view of the present government is to stick to the Turnover Tax model and to avoid working in the direction of a value More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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If only

Dear Editor, Many years ago there was a board of directors that took the decision to build a new airport building and they approved the plans to build the airport building. They would have appointed expensive architects More...