Let us not blame the Dutch

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Dear Editor, The appointment of Quartermaster Hans Leijtens, last week, came as a shock to our politicians. The Honorable Prime Minister said he was flabbergasted. The Honorable President of Parliament called the appointment provocative and Member of Parliament, Theo Heyliger, described it as vindictive. And of course, the Dutch Minister of Home Affairs More...

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By Online Editor On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Kingdom relations

Dear Editor, Not totally unexpected, my recent comments on the relationships in the Dutch Kingdom have evoked quite some reactions. I welcome these reactions, because I believe it is a discussion we must have, sooner More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Open letter to Theo Heyliger

Dear Theo, There is always a reason for something. Nothing happens “just fo so” as we like to say. It is amazing to me that you are still trying to peddle your sob stories to the public as if we are More...

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By webadmin On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Better prepared

Dear Editor, I must commend our parliamentarians for raising the budget debate in the Central Committee a notch higher this year. Compared to the debate on the 2016 budget, parliamentarians  were better prepared More...

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By webadmin On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Tension at TelEm

Dear Editor, The SMCU wants to point out that TelEm is still without a CEO after the parliament election of September 26.  The prime minister mentioned right before the election that three new members would be More...

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By webadmin On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Friends

Member of Parliament Frans Richardson on Wednesday said it is sad and unfortunate to see the media, local and foreign, still attempting to connect him to companies and affairs he has nothing to do with. The MP was More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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One month on the job

Dear Editor, By the end of November our Members of Parliament would have been on the job for one month and it is good to take a look at how well they have represented us during their first month in office. In the More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Good riddance

Dear Editor, It is never ever a sad day when a monster dies. Fidel Castro, the mass murderer who “sadistically tormented the Cuban people for over fifty years”, died on Friday at the age of 90. Thousands of More...

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By webadmin On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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The ambience

Dear Editor, By the time this article appears in the daily newspapers it will be 27 more days before Christmas. Last year some or many felt as if the ambience was not there. I would have to agree. And I am referring More...

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By webadmin On Friday, November 25th, 2016
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Taboo

Dear Editor, November 25 marks the observation of the elimination of violence against women and girls; this day begins the United Nation’s 16 days of activism which culminates on December 10 with World Human Rights More...