The big To-Do about failing Caribbean airlift


In past three weeks, politicians and industry leaders at a number of summits in the Caribbean have expressed the urgent need for better air connections and more reasonable prices. Sorry folks. That’s an old hat to say the least. There may even be a skeleton in the closet. In 2007, Ministers of Civil Aviation in the Caribbean and other tourism and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

GZE is gone, questions linger

Debt-ridden Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) faces the possibility of completely disappearing from the map or getting absorbed by another Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE). This, as a result of a thorough overhaul More...

By Edition On Monday, June 25th, 2018

Government places the economic cart before the horse

You know there’s something terribly wrong when your country starts facing the real possibility of capital flight. This is a process that usually takes place quietly as people export their savings to foreign countries. More...

By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018

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 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...

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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...

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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...