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Source: SMN-News
26 Nov 2021 10:48 AM

~ MP Brison officially replaced as chair of parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The faction leader of the United Peoples Party (UPP) MP Grisha Marten Heyliger has been elected chairlady of parliament on Friday morning. Of the 15 members of parliament, 11 votes were cast. 9 of which was for MP Grisha Heyliger Marten while two voted in favor of MP Ludmilla de Weever Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Nov 2021 03:28 AM

Grisha: Less Talk And More Action To Protect Women

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Faction Leader for the United People’s Party in Parliament, the Honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten, says by the first quarter of 2022, she will introduce and, where necessary, improve legislation to help eradicate violence against women.

She made the statement in a press release issued Wednesday to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women set by the United Nations as November 25th each year.

One of those goals is extending the amount of time given by law for victims of abuse to come forward and report the crime Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Nov 2021 06:53 PM

Grisha: Less Talk And More Action To Protect Women

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Faction Leader for the United People’s Party in Parliament, the Honourable Grisha Heyliger-Marten, says by the first quarter of 2022, she will introduce and, where necessary, improve legislation to help eradicate violence against women.

She made the statement in a press release issued Wednesday to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women set by the United Nations as November 25th each year. 

One of those goals is extending the amount of time given by law for victims of abuse to come forward and report the crime Read more


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PFP
Source: The Daily Herald
04 Nov 2021 05:15 PM

Brison Resigns As Parliament Chair, Will Evaluate Personal Life, Remain Up Leader

MP Rolando Brison during the live broadcast on Thursday.

PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament (MP) Rolando Brison has tendered his resignation as Chairperson of Parliament and will be taking time to reflect on himself as an individual, focus on his personal growth and re-evaluate his life, while continuing to attempt to raise the bar in Parliament.

  He will remain leader of the United Peoples (UP) party and will continue to serve as an MP Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
31 Oct 2021 11:56 PM

Us Party, Ud And Chris Call For BrisonS Immediate Resignation

UP faction leader Grisha Heyliger-Marten.

~ Grisha condemns statements ~

PHILIPSBURG--Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison of the United Peoples (UP) party cam Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
31 Oct 2021 11:45 PM

I Am Sorry, Says Brison About Viral Video Remarks, It Was A Moment Of Frustration

Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison.

PHILIPSBURG--Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison has apologised for his remarks made in a spliced video recording that went viral Read more


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Source: 721 News
31 Oct 2021 08:37 PM

Emmanuel Calls For Mp BrisonS Immediate Resignation

~ Says PM also accountable to the people ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Referring to it as a clear and present danger to the legitimacy of Parliament and another failure of the current coalition, Independent MP Christophe Emmanuel on Sunday dubbed the viral recording of the Chairman of Parliament Rolando Brison arrogant and shameful and called on the UP MP Brison to tender his resignation immediately.

MP Emmanuel, who has warned about MP Brisons public conduct on numerous occasions, said elected representatives are supposed to be leaders who act with integrity and accountability after earning the right to represent the people of St Read more


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UPP
Source: SMN-News
31 Oct 2021 08:36 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- A recording of me speaking in the privacy of my home in a moment of frustration has been released by some unscrupulous individuals who have taken my already poor choice of words, much of which was edited to fit their political narrative and agenda.

First, I take full responsibility for my actions and I regret the comments made. Despite making these comments in a moment of frustration, I must take responsibility for making them and the fact that they have hurt a colleague.
MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten has done nothing but works tirelessly sometimes against tremendous great opposition internationally and locally, to bring about equality and fairness within the Netherlands Kingdom for the people of St Read more


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USP
Source: 721 News
30 Oct 2021 01:36 PM

United St. Maarten (Us) Board Calls On Mp Brison To Resign Immediately

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party has called on Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison to resign immediately as President of Parliament and not further shame and embarrass the country. The board also called on all factions in Parliament to show the people of St. Maarten that their highest body stands for integrity and end the soap opera antics of MP Brison and the consequences which St Read more


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USP
Source: SMN-News
30 Oct 2021 12:57 PM

Usp Calls On Mp Brison To Resign Immediately.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party has called on Chairperson of Parliament MP Rolando Brison to resign immediately as President of Parliament and not further shame and embarrass the country. The board also called on all factions in Parliament to show the people of St. Maarten that their highest body stands for integrity and end the soap opera antics of MP Brison and the consequences which St Read more


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USP
Source: The Daily Herald
19 Oct 2021 11:44 PM

Inmates Tell Mps Tvs, Game Consoles Destroyed, Food Dumped During Raid

MPs Ludmila Duncan (NA), Claudius Toontje Buncamper (US Party) and Grisha Heyliger-Marten (UP).

 ~ MPs want inquiry; Richardson: Allegations will be looked into ~

PHILIPSBURG--Members of the Pointe Blanche pri Read more


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HOPE
Source: 721 News
06 Oct 2021 11:00 AM

Mp Grisha Heyliger-Marten Suggests Tariff 60 For Seniors

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Faction Leader in Parliament for the United Peoples UP Party the Honorable Grisha Heyliger-Marten has proposed that Government-Owned utility company NV GEBE institute a permanent rate reduction on electricity and water for all seniors ages 60 and older through what she calls a Tariff-60 subsidy program.

She wants this to be a set rate so that seniors never again have to go through the hassle of registering with the Utility Company annually for a periodic decrease in their bills Read more


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HOPE
Source: SXMIslandTime
30 Sep 2021 09:26 PM

Mp Heyliger-Marten: Much More Needs To Be Done For Older Persons

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten Today is the International Day of Older Persons and we should be reflecting on the strides made to improve the lives of older persons in our community, but so much more needs to be done according to Member of Parliament for the United Peoples UP Party Grisha Heyliger-Marten.

The MP issued a press release on Thursday reflecting on the many times in her life in which older persons imparted wisdom to help her in her new role as Faction Leader for the UP Party in Parliament and politics in general.

I was raised by grandparents who were always there to reason with me whenever I faced challenges and I hope that even today our new leaders and scholars in various fields and industry can gravitate to an older person to learn from their life experiences and tap into their wealth of knowledge.

She lamented that much still needs to be done on St Read more


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Source: 721 News
30 Sep 2021 07:32 AM

Heyliger-Marten Wants Audit On Telem Released And Reviewed

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — United Peoples UP Partys Faction Leader in Parliament the honorable Grisha Heyliger-Marten is requesting that Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs urgently release an audit report conducted by SOAB on TelEM, which she believes will give insights into the challenges faced at the local telephone company.

MP Heyliger-Marten sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on Wednesday, September 29, in which she stated that the matter has been ongoing for over one year Read more


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HOPE
Source: 721 News
28 Sep 2021 09:03 PM

Heyliger-Marten Plans Justice Committee Tour Of Detention Facilities

Inmates deserve short-time solutions to meet human rights standards

PHILIPSBURG – Following up on her letter of September 1st, 2021, MP and Chairlady of the Justice Committee of Parliament Grisha Heyliger-Marten sent another letter to Justice Minister Anna Richardson last week Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
24 Sep 2021 10:43 AM

Minister Doran Publicly Apologises For Insulting Ombudsman Mossell

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran has publicly apologised for his letter to Ombudsman Gwendolyn Mossel.

  Doran had been urged to do so by Members of Parliament (MPs), who unanimously called his letter abominable.

  On Tuesday, Doran wrote to the ombudsman, who had asked the minister questions about Vineyard Heights/Over The Bank and announced a systemic investigation into the allocation of pieces of land, saying that he suspected that the ombudsman was not impartial in this matter.

  These properties and the allocations of same that you are seeking clarification on are directly tied into person that you were/are legally and/or physically involved with Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
24 Sep 2021 09:08 AM

Minister Lawrence Visits Local Brewery. Aims To Promote Local Production

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten A moment of curiosity captured Giovanni Johnson, who went from a delivery driver at SXM beer to now being in the final steps of becoming the first local brewmaster for SXM beer. Giovanni shared his story; One day, I stopped behind the brewery and saw the brewmaster standing on a platform throwing something inside a big stainless-steel barrel. A stomach teasing aroma, with a smell like when you pour a warm cup of milk onto cereal or cornflakes. When this aroma filled the air, I asked, what he was doing, he replied, using the brewers term, Im mashing in, which in other words means to extract starch and sugars from grain that will be your potential beer wort Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Sep 2021 07:22 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- A moment of curiosity captured Giovanni Johnson, who went from a delivery driver at SXM beer to now being in the final steps of becoming the first local brewmaster for SXM beer. Giovanni shared his story; One day, I stopped behind the brewery and saw the brewmaster standing on a platform throwing something inside a big stainless-steel barrel. A stomach-teasing aroma, with a smell like when you pour a warm cup of milk onto cereal or cornflakes. When this aroma filled the air, I asked, what he was doing, he replied, using the brewers term, Im mashing in, which in other words means to extract starch and sugars from grain that will be your potential beer wort Read more


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Source: 721 News
24 Sep 2021 02:38 AM

Minister Lawrence Visits Local Brewery. Aims To Promote Local Production

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) A moment of curiosity captured Giovanni Johnson, who went from a delivery driver at SXM beer to now being in the final steps of becoming the first local brewmaster for SXM beer. Giovanni shared his story; One day, I stopped behind the brewery and saw the brewmaster standing on a platform throwing something inside a big stainless-steel barrel. A stomach teasing aroma, with a smell like when you pour a warm cup of milk onto cereal or cornflakes. When this aroma filled the air, I asked, what he was doing, he replied, using the brewers term, Im mashing in, which in other words means to extract starch and sugars from grain that will be your potential beer wort Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Sep 2021 11:35 PM

Heyliger-Marten Writes Pm On Lack Of Response To Letters

UP MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten.

PHILIPSBURG--United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten has written to Prime Minister Read more


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UPP
Source: SXMIslandTime
29 Aug 2021 09:45 PM

Heyliger-Marten Returns From Successful Ipko Meeting Says: Un Condemnation Of The Netherlands A Big Win

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – St. Maarten was well represented at the recently held Interparliamentair Koninkrijksoverleg IPKO by Faction Leader in Parliament for the United Peoples Party and Member of Parliament Grisha Heyliger-Marten who used the opportunity to solidify the islands position on decolonization, education, and liquidity support for the people of St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Aug 2021 10:03 AM

4-Person Delegation At Ipko, Several Mps Did Not Attend

Kralendijk, Bonaire

PHILIPSBURG--Vice Chairman of Parliament and Chairman of Parliaments Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations William Marlin, along with Members of Parliament (MPs) Grisha Heyliger-Marten (UP), Melissa Gumbs (PFP), and Secretary General Garrick J Read more


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UPP
Source: 721 News
27 Jul 2021 08:17 AM

Mp Heyliger-Marten Says: The CftS Suggestion To Impose Land Tax Is Anti Local People

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The community of St. Maarten paused this weekend to celebrate the 95th birthday of its longest leader Dr. Albert Claudius Wathey a.k.a. the Ole Man, who is still today considered the father of modern-day St. Maarten.

In a press release issued on Sunday, Member of Parliament and Faction Leader for the United Peoples Party the honorable Grisha Heyliger-Marten remembered Dr Read more


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UPP
Source: The Daily Herald
26 Jul 2021 09:38 AM

CftS Suggestion To Impose Land Tax Is Anti-Local People

PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament and United Peoples Party faction leader Grisha Heyliger-Marten commemorated the late Dr. Albert Claudius Wathey on July 24 for his contribution to the growth and development of the people and nation. She also reflected on a recent suggestion by the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT, to impose a tax that Wathey fought against at the Central Government level for years to prevent it from imposing it on St Read more


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