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By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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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...

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By Edition On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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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...

AlexRosaria
By Edition On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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More than oil; why Venezuela matters

Late Venezuelan President Chávez said in 2012 that his country had finally regained its independence from the evil Yankee empire when it signed a total of 8 oil cooperation agreements with Russia. He predicted More...

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...

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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...