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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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It’s SMOC’s fault!

It’s not the first time that the unions were paid and send by Maduro’s Khmer Rouge in their sponsored red PDVSA shirts to demonstrate on the Wilhelmina Square against the seizure of SMOC and the others. I add More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Filling the void: China’s expanding Caribbean presence

The Peace Ark sailed smoothly into Havana Harbor, floating past the aging brick Morro Cabana fortress under a luminous yellow sun. The Ark’s 416 crew members disembarked on a warm Friday afternoon in October 2011 More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Festive St Elisabeth hospital

A few weeks ago I was at the first aid of the Elisabeth hospital around 10 o'clock in the evening. Some booths were occupied; a child was crying horribly, an older man was so nervous that he had to talk loudly and More...

Slabbaert
By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Is leadership in the Caribbean missing?

Or is it not? Many say it is! The very essence of leadership is having a vision. Do you know of any of the self-proclaimed or elected leaders in the region who has a vision in the broader sense of the word? It means More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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External interference in Caribbean elections is real

Before getting into the thrust of the serious and threatening matter that lies at the heart of this commentary, I declare that I was an integral part of the management of the campaign of the Antigua and Barbuda More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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A culture of bare faced greed!

Have you seen the prices of fruits and vegetables lately? You certainly need to be a government official if you want to be able to afford them! All the workers toiling for minimum wage and single moms certainly More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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The EU behaving like gangsters on blacklisting

The former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) and Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Nigel Farage, in a speech to the EU parliament said the EU was acting like the Mafia. He was chastised 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...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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From a patient’s log book

Interior designer Marcel Wanders put in rooms, lobbies and restaurants of the Kameha Grand Hotel of Bonn, Front Moooi’s Pig tables, at Euro 3,000 apiece, in the stunning wing-shaped building by Karl-Heinz Schommer, More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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The Blockchain won’t save Venezuela

The petro is just a way to hide new international debt behind crypto mumbo-jumbo. I don’t know why Venezuela’s “petro” cryptocurrency annoys me so much. It is partly that the promise of cryptocurrency was More...