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Sint Maarten Must Pivot to Sustainable Development Amid Environmental Concerns and Climate Uncertainty


Dear Editor,
In the face of an increasingly devastating hurricane season and ongoing environmental degradation, the need for Sint Maarten to adopt sustainable development strategies has never been more urgent. As a resident who has witnessed the transformation of our island, the reckless pace of development has led to the destruction of our natural, More…

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By The Publisher On Sunday, January 28th, 2024


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12 points about the January parliamentary elections

~ Vox populi, vox Dei! ~
By Fabian A. Badejo
GREAT BAY, St. Martin (January 23, 2024)—That Latin aphorism, “Vox populi, vox Dei” simply means “the voice of the people (is) the voice of God.” In our own More…



By The Publisher On Monday, January 8th, 2024


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A Call for Prudent Voting: Terrance Rey advocates for a new generation of leadership

Dear voters,
As the imminent election approaches on January 11, the choice facing our nation is critical. It’s not merely a matter of selecting names on a ballot; it’s about defining the path our country More…



By The Publisher On Sunday, December 3rd, 2023


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From hope to suicide!

Dear Editor,
NOW, just some months ago, bounced on to the scene with petite fanfare, as a new political party, offering a minuscule of hope and change for the upcoming elections. Presenting regurgitated outlooks More…



By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 7th, 2023


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We Are Embracing Flawed Electoral Regulations

Dear Editor,
Soon Postulation to participate in the upcoming 2024 parliamentary election is upon us. Political parties will be presenting their list of candidates.
With the postulation of the list of candidates More…



By The Publisher On Sunday, October 29th, 2023


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United People’s Party Board denounces deceptive rhetoric for personal gain

Sint Maarten – The Board of the United People’s (UP) Party strongly condemns the malicious rhetoric and disingenuous statements peddled by individuals willing to deceive the people of Sint Maarten More…



By Online Editor On Thursday, October 26th, 2023


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NO MORE PARTY LOANS

Minister of Finance Irion, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS), has announced the issuance of a bond (loan) of $33.8 million dollars which he contends “will lay the foundation More…



By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 17th, 2023


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 What’s in a name: NHI or SAHA; the pros and cons

Dear  Editor,
There’s much concerns within the community regarding the government proposed National Health Insurance (NHI), new name, Sustainable Affordable Health Care Act (SAHA). What is baffling is that More…



By The Publisher On Thursday, October 12th, 2023


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Concerned Citizen Calls for Accountability and Integrity in Sint Maarten Government

Dear Mr. Editor,
Please allow me some space in your newsletter to comment on the Press Release as issued by the National Alliance for the anniversary of 10-10-10. This Press Release appears to have come about as More…



By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 27th, 2023


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Is Fuel Clause rephrasing gross mismanagement?

Is Fuel Clause rephrasing gross mismanagement?
By Terence Jandroep
Communities of the Dutch Caribbean are consistently complaining about the utility bills and therefore a simplified explanation is necessary. Colombian More…