Las Vegas killings

Jacob Gelt Dekker

An assassin in Las Vegas killed 58 people and wounded hundreds by shooting from as 32nd-floor hotel room vantage point into a pop-festival crowd. The media stepped up the drama with a few notches by claiming that it was murder, premeditated and contemplated killings. A common pretense in the media was that all experts were dumbfounded; how could anyone More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Pride

Pride For me it is simply unfathomable that people have the audacity to discuss this topic. What is it that makes us believe that we have the right to question anybody’s gender or sex for that matter? It is typical More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Recovery

Barbuda is a small, uninhabited island in the eastern Caribbean, part of the sovereign Commonwealth nation of Antigua and Barbuda. As of September 2017, due to Hurricane Irma, the island of Barbuda has been abandoned, More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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After Hurricane Maria we need to reconstitute

This summer, the Netherlands and the world came to know Puerto Rico through the all-time most popular music video Despacito, which received over 3 billion hits on Youtube. But Puerto Rico has never been mentioned More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Curacao the Singapore of the Caribbean?

After the establishment of C.I.P.M., read Shell, in 1918 on Curacao the projected investment of the Chinese State-Owned, Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE), is the largest socio-economic event (of the past 100 years) More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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What is next?

“CRUISE lines plan to steer their ships away from major Caribbean ports after Hurricane Irma ripped through the paradise islands, dealing an extra economic blow to the region ravaged by the storm. Devastated local More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Why Gay Pride matters even more in 2017

We call it Gay pride. A series of events that happen in cities big and small celebrating being gay in a straight world. This celebration of life, love and liberty isn’t just about parades and partying. It is about More...

Arthur Donker
By Edition On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Marilyn Mozes around the bend!

Before the last elections, when everybody was roaming the island in search of votes, I was at the UNA (University of Curacao) for a speech given by Marylin Mozes and even then I thought am I glad that she's not More...

Riflux
By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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A new theory about how acid reflux is a lot worse than you think

Imagine being in so much pain because of acid reflux that you lose your ability to speak. Think about not being able to feed yourself because you are too scared of the inevitable pain that eating any kind of food More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Tourism: August visitor arrivals & visitor nights 2017

WILLEMSTAD - In August, Curaçao welcomed a total of 12,809 stayover visitors from the Netherlands, a decrease of 8% compared to August 2016. Visitors from Holland stayed longer than previous year.  The average More...