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Van Delden
By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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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
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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
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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...

Arthur Donker
By Edition On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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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...

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By Edition On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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The can of worms at KPMG will be opened anyway

Some questions are very obvious to be asked, but aren’t asked anyway – like the question why Wouter Bos led the conversations to form a new government in 2012. The former PvdA Minister of Finance became a partner More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Maduro wins, PDVSA loses

Despite presiding over a period when the Venezuelan economy has been imploding – with skyrocketing inflation, rampant corruption and massive food shortages – Nicolas Maduro was re-elected as President last week. More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Habitat 3: The New Urban Agenda

The development and adaptation to new rules for the spatial development of Curaçao are closely linked to the jointly shared resolutions from the Conference Habitat III. From 17 to 20 October last year (2016) this More...

Maria Liberia Peters
By Edition On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Open letter to ConocoPhillips

I feel very much obliged to let my voice be heard on behalf of the concerned people of Curaçao, in particular those who are directly or indirectly dependent on the Refinery of Curaçao for their daily basic needs More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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A world less safe: Caribbean not immune

WASHINGTON - Events affecting Iran, prompted by the May 8 decision of US President Donald Trump to withdraw America from a 2015 nuclear deal, may appear irrelevant to Caribbean countries. They are not. One of the More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Floating Fiasco

I really start to believe that the more titles, diplomas and nomination somebody has, the more stupid he becomes because he can’t think realistically. For some time already I wanted to react on the decision the More...