Heyliger’s bribery allegations have a long (family) history

Theo Heyliger in Island Council meeting - crca 1998

PHILIPSBURG – “What they did to his grandfather they are now doing to Theo.” That line, spoken in Parliament by United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers sums up the sentiment in the political arena about the legal troubles of Theo Heyliger, by now the former leader of the UD. Heyliger is currently detained in the sick bay of the Pointe Blanche More...

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SZV-building
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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SZV victim of sophisticated phishing scam

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (Tuesday March 12th, 2019) — Social & Health Insurances SZV has recently been targeted by a seemingly international phishing scam. As a good corporate citizen, SZV takes this opportunity More...

Wreath laying Dr Wathey 2018 Birthday Observance
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Wreath laid on Dr. A.C. Wathey’s 92nd birthday

PORT ST. MAARTEN – On Tuesday, July 24, Port St. Maarten Management and Staff laid a wreath at the statue of the late Dr. Claude Wathey in front of the Cruise Terminal Building on the occasion of his 92nd birthday. The More...

Culture Hold Historic Meeting
By Desk Editor On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Dutch & French Departments of Culture Hold Historic Meeting

Marigot — The Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) on Sint Maarten and the Department of Culture within the Overseas Collectivité of St. Martin held a More...

gerard van veen
By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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TV time and Saturday book party for Schoolboy in Wartime

Interested in writing your own hurricane Donna or Irma book? GREAT BAY — St. Martin (July 5, 2018) — Gerard van Veen appeared here this week on the popular TV program “Speaking of Everything,” More...

Governor Eugene Holiday
By Desk Editor On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Governor E.B. Holiday addressed Emancipation Day

The Emancipation Journey, Remembering A Stance for Liberty and Respect”. by His Excellency Governor E.B. Holiday Delivered on the Occasion of the Observance of the 155th anniversary of Emancipation Day My More...

PM SPEAKING
By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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Prime Minister Romeo Marlin attends the 6th Annual Emancipation Day Celebration with the theme “the water remembers”

PHILIPSBURG — With the theme “the water remembers”, the 6th annual Emancipation Day Celebration was held at the Captain Hodge Wharf in Philipsburg. It has been 155 years since the Emancipation Proclamation More...

unesco certificate
By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Sint Maarten heritage inscribed in UNESCO Register

PHILIPSBURG — May 29, 2018 marks the anniversary of a historic event that took place 170 years ago. On Monday, May 29th,1848, the day after slavery was abolished in the French territories, 26 slaves residing More...

Old House 3
By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Volunteers help turning the Old House into natural history museum

QUARTIER D’ORLEANS – Just outside of French Quarter, the Old House is coming back to life again. Volunteers from both sides of the  island spend their Saturdays cleaning up the place and getting it ready for More...

Minister Jacobs with Mr. Blijden and Ms. Henry – SG UNESCO
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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St. Maarten accepted in UNESCO Memory of the World Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean

PHILPSBURG — St. Maarten henceforth has its first successful entrée of its documentary heritage in the Memory of the World Register for Latin America and Caribbean. The Memory of the World Programme More...