DEAR DAILY HERALD…..YOU MISSED A SPOT! They’ve cleaned up most negative articles about theo heyliger, but some still remain

Posted on April 2, 2013. Filed under: judith roumou, louie laveist, patrick illidge, PATRICK ILLIDGE, sarah wescot williams, ST MAARTEN, st maarten, st maarten news, sylvia olivacce meyers, the st maarten daily herald, theo heyliger | Tags: , , , , |

YOU ARE HERE: OPINION  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  ST. MAARTEN: WATHEY/HEYLIGER’S PERSONAL REAL ESTATE

Dear Editor,

During the reign of the late Claude Wathey, he disposed of St. Maarten as though it were his private piece of real estate. He filled in the lagoon and cut down a large portion of Fort Willem Hill to fill the Salt Pond. It did not matter to him that he would expose the residents of Fort Willem to the danger of landslides and falling boulders, which today threaten their lives each time the island receives heavy rainfall.

Neither did it matter to him that Philipsburg suffered serious flooding each time our island was visited by a tropical storm or a hurricane. The least of his worries was that he made the once green and lush hill into an eye-sore. Of course, I can give Mr. Wathey the benefit of the doubt, because in those days there were no environmental groups or environmental specialists or engineers, who could warn him of the potential disastrous results of his actions. The older people did warn of the flooding potential, but he did not listen as he doubted their expertise.

Today, his grandson, Theo Heyliger, is truly following in his grandfather’s footsteps! He too is disposing of this island as though it is his private plantation. He destroys the natural beauty of the island in his so-called beautification attempts and replaces it with bricks, cement and imported palm trees! He is finishing his grand-father’s legacy of filling up the Salt Pond, thus destroying the legacy of the St. Maarten people and exposing them to even more danger as he is filling it with the sand that he took from the sand bank, which once offered natural protection to our island during heavy sea swells caused by bad weather.

The environmental groups have issued serious warnings for potentially disastrous flooding that could be worse than Hurricane Lenny in 1999, should we be hit by another hurricane.

But is Theo Listening? No, he does not care. His only interest is the land that he is creating in the Pond to give out to his relatives, foreign investors and a few of his local rich friends. Mind you, his relatives already own half of the filled-in lagoon, part of the boardwalk and in addition half of St. Maarten.

Our once beautiful Salt Pond has been reduced to a dirty little puddle full of sewage. The water birds that were often photographed by tourists have all either died or moved elsewhere. More and more of the pond is being filled in: much more than he originally said he would. No one says anything so Theo and “Tochi” keep on filling!

The environmentalists attempted to make an issue that they were filling in too much and their lives were threatened by “Tochi,” who has carte blanche from Theo to fill in as much as he wants and is grinning all the way to the bank.

Should it surprise anyone then that Theo decided to replenish the beach without asking anyone’s permission? Public Works department knew nothing about it, the environmentalists knew nothing, but since St. Maarten belongs to Theo, he felt as though he was just replenishing the sand by his backyard pool, so he did not need to ask anyone’s permission or inform anyone.

St. Maarten is Theo and his family’s private piece of real estate: He does with it what he pleases with the money that he receives from the harbour, which he treats like his private cash cow, as my friend Gracita rightfully stated. Monies intended for projects that would benefit the community and improve the quality of life for the people on this island.

St. Maarten’s history is lost because of Theo. St. Maarteners will drown because of Theo, who will be safe and dry in his million-dollar house on the hill, while the rest of the island is flooding!

Continue destroying St. Maarten and its people, Theo. Continue treating it like your private plantation. Continue endangering the people’s lives. God forbid that one day the blood of several drowned St. Maarten residents will be on your hands!

Alfred Bryan

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NEW PHOTOS: HARRY BROWN OF THE SXM DEMOCRATIC PARTY photos judith roumou

Posted on April 2, 2013. Filed under: ALL PHOTOS JUDITH ROUMOU, ALL VIDEO JUDITH ROUMOU, antonio brown, johann yanchi leonard, judith roumou, patrick illidge, PATRICK ILLIDGE, sarah wescot williams, ST MAARTEN, st maarten, st maarten news, ST MARTIN, sylvia olivacce meyers, theo heyliger, united peoples party sint maarten | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Harry Brown might be the only person on the DP slate that I like, of course he’s clenched firmly between Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams Zumba toned thighs, but I still think he’s one of the more open members of the DP slate. Here I was trying to get his opinion on the Theo Heyliger, “Bada Bing” saga, but the usually verbose Harry was very quiet on the subject. He didn’t want his picture taken-he always lets me get his pictures- and for ONCE he had NO opinion on the situation.

It’s funny, once the die was cast, and Theo crossed the Rubicon, all of the politicians (including Theo, his advisors, family and UP colleagues all began to panic.)

I got some more info coming up on the Bada Bing case soon

 

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THEO HEYLIGER’S UNCLE, NORMAN WATHEY APPROACHED ME FEBRUARY 5TH AND 6TH ABOUT THE VIDEO

Posted on March 12, 2013. Filed under: judith roumou, patrick illidge, sarah wescot williams, sint maarten police dept, sint maarten police fotos, ST MAARTEN, st maarten, st maarten news, st maarten police dept, ST MARTIN, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Theo Heyliger DID set up Patrick Illidge when it comes to the video, because I can prove Norman Wathey broached the subject of the video twice with me. I won’t get into details, but I discussed it with Taco Stein yesterday on camera. I dislike Theo and his politics, but I’ve been cool with Norman since I would hang out at his radio station, so I guess The United People’s Party thought that it would be a good idea to approach me with the video offer, knowing that I could bring in millions of hits.

I asked Norman for the video, and for the chance to EVALUATE and ANALYSE the video, KNOWING that it is easy to manipulate video, that is when the conversation ended.

There is much more.

I don’t know what went down with Van Den Heuvel, OR Patrick Illidge. I cannot attest to guilt or innocence, I can attest that Theo Heyliger is behind the video, because his uncle approached me late january/early february about it.

I posted my blog directly from The Blue Bitch Bar/Tallulah Mangoes that day, so here’s the blog on the day that Norman came about the video:

http://www.facebook.com/ILOVESTMAARTEN?ref=ts&fref=ts

Scroll down on the second link where I am at Tallulah Mangoes and the Blue Bitch………..

Now Norman has to ask the question…..

Was I recording him?????

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