Two arrested and released in BTP-investigation code name Aquamarine

TBO Anti Corruption Taskforce

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday September 2, 2019, a member of parliament of Sint Maarten was detained by agents of the Anti-Corruption Taskforce (TBO). He is suspected of accepting bribes, (co)committing official coercion and abusing his position. In connection with the same investigation, a member of the board of a government company was arrested earlier More...

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TEATT Minister Stuart Johnson
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Johnson links MP Richardson to BTP

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Stuart Johnson admits in veiled terms in a letter to attorney Sjamira Roseburg that Member of Parliament Frans Richardson is in some way involved with the More...

Frans under pressure
By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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MP Frans Richardson issues statement

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, through his attorney Sjamira Roseburg on Wednesday said that he definitely feels targeted and fully intends to fight for his freedom and innocence. Richardson More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Member of Parliament detained by TBO

PHILIPSBURG — Today, Monday, September 2, 2019, the Anti-Corruption Taskforce (TBO) detained a Member of Parliament on St. Maarten. He is suspected of accepting bribes, (co-)committing official coercion and More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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STOCKHOLM SYNDROME

Dear Editor, TBO is the team for betterment of oppression. That is the true meaning of the abbreviation. There is no interest of discovering the truth. The only objective is to get a story plausible enough to go More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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DRAWN OUT INVESTIGATIONS

Dear Editor, Divide and conquer used to be the tool by which the Dutch acquired colonies and controlled them. This principal is well known as is the savvy with which it has been applied through the years . Even More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Prosecutor: Heyliger got his passport back immediately upon second request

PHILIPSBURG – Following media reports about suspended MP Theo Heyliger legal troubles the United States cancelled his ESTA (electronic system for travel authorization. This made it impossible for Heyliger to More...

Grisha Heyliger-Marten with Theo Heyliger's Passport - 17 June 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Theo Heyliger’s passport released to wife Grisha Marten

PHILIPSBURG — The Prosecutor’s Office on St. Maarten finally released the passport of Theo Heyliger to his wife, Grisha Heyliger-Marten, on the afternoon of Monday, June 17, 2019. This was necessary More...

ART confiscated boat - EURO case
By The Publisher On Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Prosecutor’s Office dispels rumor about hoard of cash seized in EURO investigation case

PHILIPSBURG — The spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor’s Office was quick to dispel the rumors circulating on social media that a hoard of cash was also seized during a coordinated action of the Asset More...

Theo Heyliger in Island Council meeting - crca 1998
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Heyliger pays the price “for years of suspicious dealings”

PHILIPSBURG – The downfall of the Golden Boy cannot have come as a surprise to anybody. It cannot have been easy to go through life as Claude Wathey’s grandson, as the man who had to step into the ole’ man’s More...