Published On: Mon, Mar 11th, 2019

Whistleblowers need plenty of guts

whistleblower becomes target

By Hilbert Haar

PHILIPSBURG -- The suspicions of bribery and money laundering leveled against United Democrats-leader and now former Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger reveal that there is at least an aura of corruption surrounding the construction of large infrastructure projects. It justifies the question whether the Heyliger-case is an incident or the tip of a very ugly iceberg. If the latter option is closer to the truth and I think it is - the question what St. Maarten can do about it becomes relevant.

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