You know things are getting back to normal on St. Maarten when you see politics rearing its ugly head. Today there will be an urgent meeting of Parliament. We are curious to see what the outcome of this meeting will be. Read below what Member of Parliament, Theo Heyliger, said to this newspaper.
On another note, t
he call has gone out on Facebook to stop posting pictures of the destruction on St. Maarten as it is too depressing for many people. We at the Today Newspaper disagree with that call - although we do understand it. We have to face the reality of the situation we are presently in. Some people need to go through a process in order to recover fully mentally and spiritually and a part of that recovery process to view head on what Hurricane Irma has done to our island. Nonetheless, we heavily support the promotion of positive pictures, especially photos of the clean up process, the rebuilding and the recovery process in general. In the spirit of that process, we hereby post a positive photograph taken by Today managing editor Hilbert Haar with the caption: "
Affection in the waters of Orient Bay after the hurricanes
". Love conquers all and love will also help rebuild and remake St. Maarten again.
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