A dose of preventive health


I attended the conference ‘Kombersa Salfi’ (Health Dialogue) organized by Fundashon Prevenshon in celebration of their tenth anniversary. It was a very well-organized event; guests were first warmly welcomed to the foyer, where they enjoyed a coffee or tea and a pretty ‘snack box’ while listening to the sweet relaxing sounds of a saxophonist More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Dutch Sandwich 2.0: the most successful and dangerous underground banking infrastructure ever

“Helmin Wiels is neither the first nor the last they killed” By Nardy Cramm, blogger and chief editor of Knipselkrant Curacao The popular politician Helmin Wiels died because he hit the world's largest secret More...

Van Delden
By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018

Curacao becoming less attractive for Venezuelan investors

Besides a large number of Venezuelans leaving their country, because of all the problems we already know about, we should not forget that there is also an important number of professionals and investors looking More...

Hospital hallway
By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

St. Elizabeth Hospital

My sincere gratitude towards the St. Elisabeth Hospital, its staff especially the emergency department as well as Dr. Römer and all the helpful staff in his department and office. Sometimes one occupies oneself More...

Caribbean Mountains
By Edition On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Hurricane Industry: Sectors for Success – Turning the tide towards true regional resilience

Caribbean Billion Dollar Mountains Living among the green mountains Overwhelmed by the vast arrangement of colors Floating like leaves on trees Wrapped in royal apparel with tones of Purple, red, blue, orange, and More...

Arthur Donker
By Edition On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Recipe for Dim Sum

I really keep laughing on this rock! The Chinese consul, in a rage of charity, decided to give the population of Curaçao a valuable and educational gift. Of course we have to take the Chinese culture into account More...

Karel Frielink
By Edition On Monday, June 4th, 2018

How do you solve disputes in the Kingdom?

With a mature dispute settlement Disputes are at all times. Sometimes they are big, sometimes small. Sometimes of a principled nature, sometimes they deal with (small) earthly matters. Disputes can exist between More...

By Edition On Friday, June 1st, 2018

The can of worms at KPMG will be opened anyway

Some questions are very obvious to be asked, but aren’t asked anyway – like the question why Wouter Bos led the conversations to form a new government in 2012. The former PvdA Minister of Finance became a partner More...

By Edition On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Maduro wins, PDVSA loses

Despite presiding over a period when the Venezuelan economy has been imploding – with skyrocketing inflation, rampant corruption and massive food shortages – Nicolas Maduro was re-elected as President last week. More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

ConocoPhillips’ seizure of PDVSA assets: Can Curacao invoke the ‘state of necessity’ exception?

The attachment  It goes without saying that the seizure of assets belonging to PDVSA by ConocoPhillips on the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and St Eustatius can have dramatic consequences, More...