POTUS and Pinocchio

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Geppetto, an Italian woodcarver, and clockmaker created the marionette Pinocchio and gave the world the archetype of truth. But “graven images” can be very dangerous.  Try to figure it out. Pinocchio would speak the truth if he said that his nose was growing when he was lying. But his nose would only grow if he was lying, and since he spoke the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Letter to the chairman of Avianca, mr. German Efromovich

Dear Mr. German Efromovich, Recently you had a meeting in Miami with the former prime minister of Curaçao,Mr. Schotte, in relation to, among others, cooperation between your airline Avianca and the Curaçaon airline More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Travel to US while being convicted

US Consulate General Curaçao Dear Sirs, I read about a short visit from former Curaçao Prime Minister Mr. Gerrit Schotte to Miami, last week. I find this strange, as Mr. Gerrit Schotte (whose house was raìded More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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POTUS and Pinocchio

Geppetto, an Italian woodcarver, and clockmaker created the marionette Pinocchio and gave the world the archetype of truth. But “graven images” can be very dangerous.  Try to figure it out. Pinocchio would More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Administrative chaos in Curaçao seems like a scenario from a bad mafia movie

Parliament chief Hans van Soest is pleased that the Dutch government has intervened in Curaçao to enforce fair elections. The Netherlands is once again ‘the colonizer, the oppressor and slave driver.’ Whenever More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Muddling through

When asked about his general policy in WW II, Churchill answered that he followed the K.M.T policy. “And what Sir, may that K.M.T-policy be?” asked the visiting general. “It is this,” replied Churchill to: More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Anti-aging

A 35-year-old overweight lady caused some commotion at the check-out counter of a supermarket when she tried to pay for a few bottles of antioxidants with a Food Stamps Debit Card.  Antioxidants? Do they still More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Hundred years misled

“The secret of the proletariat, “ Karl Marx once said, “ is that it bears within it the destruction of bourgeois society.” But the destruction of the bourgeoisie by the proletariat did not happen. The proletariat More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, was born in 1755, on the Caribbean island of Nevis, at that time, a tropical hellhole by all accounts. In 1727, a minister of the More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Caribbean Generational Poverty

Last year, the World Bank published a report on chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean. One out of every five Latin Americans—about 130 million people—have never known anything but poverty, according More...