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By The Publisher On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Advice from the Council of Advice Regarding Decolonization Questions Sets the Record Straight.

PHILIPSBURG – Another advice from our Council of Advice is in. This time it is the advice regarding the United Nations–Decolonization–St. Maarten, as presented to the Council by the Parliament of St. Maarten. MP More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten calls PM Jacobs to Parliament on the subject of decolonization

PHILIPSBURG—Prime Minister, the honourable Silveria Jacobs, will have to say whether the Government of St. Maarten is prepared for the process of finalizing decolonization and assuming more autonomy to govern More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten: “Round Table Conference (RTC) in June 2021 to finalize decolonization”

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament and Faction Leader for the United People’s Party the honorable Grisha Heyliger-Marten is calling on the Dutch Government to finalize the decolonization process that More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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MP Buncamper urges the government of the Netherlands to stop hiding behind the CFT

PHILIPSBURG — In light of today’s meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers in The Hague, MP Claudius ‘Toontje’ Buncamper issued a statement to the press on Friday night urging the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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PFP reports on first six months in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – Monday, August 10th, marked six months since the sitting Parliament was sworn in. Among the returning and new faces are Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten requests formal position of Bar Association

~ Racism and bigotry in St. Maarten are unacceptable, says MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten ~ PHILIPSBURG—”The fact that Mr. Hatzmann sees the people of Sint Maarten as “little village people” proves that he More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Van Dam’s plan to take over prison is unlawful

~ Knops gets it right for once, says MP Heyliger-Marten ~ PHILIPSBURG — Faction Leader for the United People’s UP Party in Parliament on St. Maarten Grisha Heyliger-Marten says Dutch MP Chris van Dam’s More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Is a Dutch commonwealth the future?

PHILIPSBURG — MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten’s has put decolonization once more on the political agenda; reason for StMaartenNews.com to look at available alternatives for St. Maarten’s current constitutional More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Same dog …

By Hilbert Haar Same dog and not even a different hat; that is the best description I can come up with for the so-called research of UP faction leader Grisha Heyliger-Marten into the matter of decolonization. Heyliger-Marten More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Revisionist History – Not Just For the Oppressor

Mr. Editor, I listened with great interest to the radio interview given by former member of Parliament, Mr. Theo Heyliger, on Monday, June 22, 2020. Firstly, it is excellent to see Mr. Heyliger in good health after More...