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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Jul 2020 05:15 AM

Grisha Sees HatzmannS Statements On Prison Takeover As Racist, Bigoted

~ Requests response from Bar Association ~

PHILIPSBURG--United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten on Thursday characterised the statements of St. Maarten Bar Association Dean Geert Hatzmann as racist and bigoted. She called on the association to state its formal position on the stateme Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
02 Jul 2020 11:36 PM

Racism And Bigotry In St. Maarten Are Unacceptable Mp Heyliger-Marten Requests Formal Position Of Bar Association

PHILIPSBURG”The fact that Mr. Hatzmann sees the people of Sint Maarten as little village people proves that he is part of the bigger problem” said United People’s Party Faction Leader in Parliament, the honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten Wednesday evening.

She urgently calls on the St. Maarten Bar Association to state its formal position on Mr Read more


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HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Jun 2020 08:10 AM

Van DamS Plan To Take Over Prison Is Unlawful Knops Gets It Right For Once- Mp Heyliger-Marten

PHILIPSBURGFaction Leader for the United People’s UP Party in Parliament on St. Maarten Grisha Heyliger-Marten says Dutch MP Chris van Dam’s motion to intervene and run the St. Maarten prison at the islands expense is precisely the type of unlawful interference with budgetary processes by the Committee for Financial Supervision (Cft), that has prevented the local Government from structurally addressing urgent local matters.

On June 22, Van Dam submitted a motion to the Dutch Second Chamber requesting that the Dutch Government, at the expense of the Government and people of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Jun 2020 05:30 AM

Gebe In Final Discussions With Local Bank For Funding

PHILIPSBURG--GEBE Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kenrick Chittick said Wednesday that statements made by Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten claiming that the utility company was unable to secure financing from local lending agencies for its projects are not true.

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Source: SXMIslandTime
21 Jun 2020 10:40 PM

Heyliger-Marten: Local Lenders Must Show Confidence In Local Businesses


PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten At a time when local and global economies are facing economic hardship and the US stock market is showing instability, Faction Leader for the United People’s Party in Parliament, the
honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten says, “it is unbelievable to learn that NV GEBE is unable to secure financing from local lending agencies for its projects.”

GEBE is a local Utility company who has shown remarkable resilience through hard times Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Jun 2020 01:04 PM

Sint Maarten Anti-Poverty Platform / Sint Maarten Consumers Coalition.

Topic 1: June 15 deadline to revoke Cost-cutting conditions and respect workers rights passed.
Topic 2: Why we as Anti-Poverty Platform are supporting the demands of the unions?
Topic 3: United Unions: We cannot breathe! Remove the cost-cutting knee from our neck!!
Topic 4: Prime Ministers protest letter to the Kingdom government
Topic 1: June 15 deadline to revoke Cost-cutting conditions and respect workers rights passed.


On Friday, May 15th the Kingdom Council of Ministers took the decision to impose 18 conditions on the countries of Aruba, Curacao, and St Maarten to get liquidity support from the Netherlands, which have to be implemented before July 1st, 2020 Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
17 Jun 2020 05:27 AM

Mp Heyliger-Marten Tells Government Put Our Local Heavy Equipment To Work First

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Faction Leader for the United People’s Party in Parliament of St. Maarten, the honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten, is demanding that government “put our local contractors and
companies to work first.”
In a press release issued Tuesday by MP Heyliger-Marten she asked whether the mistakes of the past would repeat themselves where foreign contractors are allowed to bring their own heavy equipment to the island despite many local companies owning the same types of machines.

I am calling on the Ministers of Government responsible for these projects to ensure that this time around the people of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Jun 2020 05:16 AM

Mp Urges Govt. To Give Preference To Local Contractors, Companies

MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten at PJIA with the equipment in the background.

PHILIPSBURG--United Peoples (UP) party faction leader Grisha Heyliger-Marten wants Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Jun 2020 02:29 PM

Ipko: Decision-Taking Process Liquidity Support Not Optimal

THE HAGUE – The decision-taking process in granting the first two tranches of liquidity support for Aruba, Curaao and St. Maarten which was tied to strict conditions was not optimal and should have included more dialogue.

That was one of the conclusions of the first ever virtual Inter-Parliamentary Consultation of the Kingdom (IPKO) which concluded on Thursday. The liquidity support that the Dutch government has provided during the coronavirus pandemic was one of the three main topics that the Parliamentarians of Aruba, Curaao, St Read more


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UPP
HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Jun 2020 05:38 AM

Heyliger-Marten Repeats Demand For Decolonization Following Ipko

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Whether the recently held IPKO Meeting with the Kingdom Partners will yield fruit is too early to say but departing Members from The Netherlands are now sure that Member of Parliament and Faction Leader for the United Peoples Party Grisha Heyliger-Martens mission to right the wrongs of the Kingdom Charter are only just beginning.

On Sunday Heyliger-Marten issued a statement in which she confirmed that partners within the Kingdom had, and continue to have unresolved disputes since the inception of the Kingdom Charter (het Statuut) in 1955.
Since then, Holland has been using its size and power to impose its will on its Caribbean partners within the Kingdom Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
09 Jun 2020 11:08 PM

Mp Heyliger-Marten Calls Pm Jacobs To Parliament On The Subject Of Decolonization

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten 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 when she appears before parliament soon.

She has been requested to answer questions on decolonization by Faction Leader in Parliament for the United People’s Party the Honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
03 Jun 2020 03:44 PM

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 it started almost seventy years ago.

Her position is consistent with the proclamation of the period 2010-2020 as the Third International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10th, 2010 via resolution 65/119.

In a press release issued on Wednesday June 2, 2020, MP Heyliger-Marten said the Round Table Conference between the Government of the Netherlands and the six Dutch Caribbean islands should be held by June of 2021.

Heyliger-Marten sent shockwaves throughout the Netherlands Kingdom on May 19th when she submitted a Motion to Parliament in St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
20 May 2020 06:12 AM

Mp Heyliger-Marten: Time To Correct 65 Year Of Wrongs And Revisit 10-10-10 Wants Review Of Kingdom Charter


PHILIPSBURG–Member of Parliament and Faction Leader for the United People’s Party the honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten slammed the Kingdom Charter for the Netherlands as being flawed. She says, in its present form it “has not been working for the people of St. Maarten.”

The MP brought forward a motion to Parliament urging it to support the Council of Ministers in its quest to secure financial and other assistance to sustainably rebuild and strengthen the economy of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 May 2020 04:39 AM

Update 2: Theo Gets Five Years For Taking Bribes And Money-Laundering

Former Member of Parliament (MP) Theo Heyliger (right) and his wife current MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten outside the Belair Community Centre during the start of the weeklong hearings in the Larimar investigation on March 9 Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
15 May 2020 08:39 AM

Heyliger-Marten Not Impressed By AirportS Response To Parliament ~ Re-Iterates Areas Of Priority ~

PHILIPSBURGFaction Leader of the United People (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten on Tuesday said she was unimpressed with answers given to Parliament by airport CEO Brian Mingo regarding Princess Juliana International Airport’s financial situation, its reconstruction post-Irma, and the resignation of the Airport CFO.

She said Mingos answers to various questions posed by MPs in the Parliament meeting held this past Tuesday, showed a lack of interest and at times no sense of urgency when it came to the agenda point up for discussion Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
28 Mar 2020 05:37 AM

Heyliger-Marten Wants More Communication In Coalition

UP MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten

PHILIPSBURG--United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten said on Friday that communication and cohesive efforts by the coalition leave a lot to be desired as St Read more


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Source: 721 News
16 Mar 2020 11:04 PM

Heyliger-Marten: Covid-19 Must Be Fought ByPreventing Contagion And Economic Recovery

PHILIPSBURG “Perhaps the most crucial test in our lifetime is the Corona Virus and what we do now as a community matters more than ever,” said Member of Parliament for the United People’s Party the Honorable Grisha Heyliger-Marten, Monday.

“We must band together and pool our resources, intellectually, medically and economically, as this will determine what remains of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Mar 2020 03:33 PM

Buncamper Wants Meeting Convened On Electoral Reform

Claudius Buncamper.

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten Party (US Party) Member of Parliament (MP) Read more


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USP
Source: SXMIslandTime
15 Mar 2020 07:39 PM

The Letter Sent To Chairlady Of The Ad-Hoc Committee For Electoral Reform, Mp Grisha Heyliger-Marten.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper has sent a letter to theChairlady of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Electoral Reform, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten, requesting that she convenes a meeting to address the matter of Electoral Reform, starting with an evaluation of the existing proposals that aim to address the current situation with the objective to present a legislative amendment.

MP Buncamper stated in his letter to the Chairlady that during the most recently held parliamentary election all political parties that contested that election raised the issue of electoral reform with the main concern being the ease with which parliament is dissolved, resulting in early elections Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
15 Mar 2020 04:40 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper has sent a letter to the Chairlady of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Electoral Reform, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten, requesting that she convenes a meeting to address the matter of Electoral Reform, starting with an evaluation of the existing proposals that aim to address the current situation with the objective to present a legislative amendment.
MP Buncamper stated in his letter to the Chairlady that during the most recently held parliamentary election all political parties that contested that election raised the issue of electoral reform with the main concern being the ease with which parliament is dissolved, resulting in early elections Read more


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DLP
NA
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OSPP
UD
PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
03 Mar 2020 05:50 PM

Doran: Time Has Run Out On Cfatf Recommendations

Justice Minister Egbert Doran (second right) answering MPs questions on CFATFs recommendations and other related laws on Wednesday, February 26.

MPs listening to Justice Minister Egbert Dorans answers on Wednesday, February 26.

PHILIPSBURG--Time has run out to implement the recommendations of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), said Justice Minister Egbert Doran at last weeks meeting of the Central Committee of Parliament.

He said this in response to Members of Parliament (MPs) questioning the urgency and timeline necessary to comply with the recommendations and other related laws during a previous meeting of the Central Committee.

This meeting was a continuation of the Central Committee meeting on Tuesday, February 18.

MP Sarah Wescot-Williams of United Democrats (UD) asked during the previous meeting whether St Read more


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NA
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HOPE
PFP
Source: SMN-News
10 Feb 2020 03:08 PM

~ MP Rolando Brison elected Chair of Parliament, Vice-Chair MP William Marlin, 2nd Vice-Chair Rodolphe Samuel.


PHILIPSBURG:--- Of the 15 Members of Parliament that cast their votes to elect the chairman of parliament, 12 voted in favor of MP Rolando Brison, while one voted for Grisha Heyliger Marten and one blank Read more


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Source: 721 News
28 Jan 2020 09:23 AM

Heyliger-Marten; Big Supermarkets ShouldBe Customer Friendly, Not Just Profit-Driven

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The road to recovery for St. Maarten is long, but many solutions are within reach according to MP Elect Grisha Heyliger-Marten. In keeping with the need to improve our citizens standard of living Heyliger-Marten said on Sunday that “big businesses, especially supermarkets such as Carrefour, Cost U Less and PRIME, can generate increased economic activity for themselves while enhancing their service to customers, especially senior citizens and physically challenged.”

“Think about the elderly man with a disability that lives in St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 Jan 2020 04:12 PM

Grisha: Big Supermarkets Should Do More For Our Senior Citizens

PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament (MP)-elect Grisha Heyliger-Marten called out big supermarkets on Sunday for being insufficiently customer-friendly.

Big businesses, especially supermarkets such as Carrefour, Cost U Less and Prime, can generate increased economic activity for themselves, while enhancing their service to cust Read more


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