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AlexRosaria
By Edition On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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#MeToo Curaçao

As we reflect on Women’s Day this year, men and women can be grateful of the many strides we’ve made on women’s rights. Long gone are the days that Friar (Frater) Radulphus on behalf of the Church declared More...

Alex-Rosaria-PAIS
By Edition On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Dysfunctional union Curaçao & St. Maarten

On 16 February 2018, the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Monetary Union (ECCU) convenes for the 90th time. The ECCU was born in 1983 to assist members with their financial and economic development agenda More...

AlexRosaria
By Edition On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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The disappearing act of Plan B refinery Curaçao

The Multidisciplinary Project Team (MDPT) was installed by Decree on 29th November 2013 to be in charge of modernizing the oil refinery in Curaçao. This Decree also created a sub-committee to lead Plan B, the redevelopment More...

AlexRosaria
By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Lying Dutch top diplomat endangers international affairs

The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Halbe Zijlstra, recently admitted that a lie he had told in 2016 “was not a smart move”. Mind you that he didn’t lie about winning big in a poker game or catching More...

AlexRosaria
By Edition On Thursday, December 28th, 2017
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Future GZE drawing to a close

WILLEMSTAD - After a local newspaper hastily printed a fake news claiming that the Chinese state owned enterprise Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) had pulled the plug on the multi-billion-dollar refinery modernization More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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Drowning Nicolas Maduro clutches at a straw

It could not have been clearer this week that Nicolas Maduro -once a well-mannered Caracas bus driver- doesn’t have control of his country as he steers this formerly rich democratic country straight off a cliff. More...

AlexRosaria
By Edition On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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GZE goes belly-up in Myanmar, are we next?

The multi-billion-dollar oil refinery that was to be constructed by Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) in Myanmar failed miserably. This was confirmed last week by the Myanmar Investment Commission. Myanmar decided More...

Alex Rosaria
By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Rosaria: “GZE, a wake-up call we’d better answer”

I had mentioned China’s and the Chinese Communist Party’s (CPC) modus operandi and geopolitical ambitions in these types of projects and the lessons learned in Myanmar. This, to enable us to determine what price More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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The devil is in the details

The devil is in the details. Everyday it becomes more evident that local politicians who sold the Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) project as a celestial answer to the economic standstill we’ve been confronting More...

Alex-Rosaria-PAIS
By Edition On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Rosaria: “Lessons from Myanmar”

On September 15, 2016, just two weeks before elections in Curaçao, I sat in the first row for the signing ceremony of the MoU between the Government of Curaçao and the Chinese state-controlled Guangdong Zhenrong More...