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St. Maarten vows to fight: “Bosman knows better!”

GREAT BAY- St. Maarten intends to rally the support of Aruba and Curacao and aggressively resist attempts by VVD parliamentarian André Bosman to push through his draft law to review and regulate the status of Antillean Dutch citizens. Justice Min

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 6, 2014

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A St. Maartener conquers Kilimanjaro

St. Maarten / By Milton G Pieters - The Be The Change Foundation was the first to offer words of congratulations to Tyrone Phelipa after he susccessufully ascended Mt Kilimanjaro over the weekend. “We would like to congratulate Tyrone Phelipa o

Editorial - Posted by on February 6, 2014

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Editorial: Close call

Another semi-automatic handgun has been, thankfully, confiscated by police. It was a close call after an accident that left the driver of a motorbike angry. Things could have escalated to the point where someone would have been shot and, possibly, ki

Opinion - Posted by on February 6, 2014

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Opinion: The Green Government

Dear Editor, Last month, the CFT gave a press conference and basically said that when they approve the budget, the Government of St. Maarten can borrow from the World Bank to invest in St. Maarten. The CFT did not mention the interest rate but is im

Opinion - Posted by on February 6, 2014

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Opinion: More economy, less crime and corruption

Jacob Gelt Dekker, the eccentric Dutch businessman on Curacao, writes a column for the Curacao Chronicle. Here we publish one of his opinion pieces because we think some of his ideas are applicable, at least in essence, to St. Maarten as well. His vi

Opinion - Posted by on February 6, 2014

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Opinion: On the Causeway name

Dear Editor, In response to a letter to the editor published in the Saturday edition of The Daily Herald under the heading  “Bridge over troubled waters” I would like to comment as follows:   I can agree to a certain extent with