How late is too late?

Chris Morvan

By Chris Morvan, A British aristocrat, Lord Bates, recently arrived very late for a sitting of the House of Lords  and was so ashamed of himself, he offered to resign. On the strength of this, the BBC (the one that’s short for British Broadcasting Corporation) asked its staff around the world for their country’s attitude towards timekeeping, and More...

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SXM Airport roof repair
By webadmin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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St Maarten, St Croix moving forward with airport reconstruction efforts

By Seth Miller Nearly six months after parts of the Caribbean were ravaged by Hurricanes Irma & Maria the situation remains far from normal. Or perhaps it should simply be accepted that there is a new normal More...

Chris Morvan
By webadmin On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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Voyage to the planet Showroom

By Chris Morvan If you want to step into a different world for a while, there is a way of doing it that requires no time travel, no passport and no drugs. It’s called buying a new car. Here you will be moving More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By webadmin On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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British invasion on Statia

by Jacob Gelt Dekker Statia’s delusional political leader, Clyde van Putten, insists that St. Eustatius is an easy prey to be ransacked by Dutch Marines. The incident of 1780, was for van Putten as if it happened More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By webadmin On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Clean up the Caribbean

by Jacob Gelt Dekker Six months after the Van Putten-Statia incident, financial mismanagement, abuse of power, fraud, theft, embezzlement of public funds, widespread corruption and favoritism, personal intimidations, More...

Chris Morvan
By webadmin On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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A haven for the globetrotting gourmet

By Chris Morvan You wouldn’t believe how excited I was to find a dripping, stinking piece of Brie in a supermarket chiller last week. But then you probably haven’t spent the last four years in countries where More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By webadmin On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Caribbean Micro- and Mini-States

by Jacob Gelt Dekker Hurricane Maria of 2017 posed a tough question to Caribbean islands, to rebuild or not to rebuild. And a far more intriguing dilemma, can Caribbean mini- and micro-States continue to exist? The More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By webadmin On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Hiram Beakes of Saba

by Jacob Gelt Dekker Sex, romance, and true love played out with Hiram Beakes. Hiram Beakes was a young man and a scion of the ruling family on the island of Saba. His story of licentious sex that turned into true More...

Victor Think Big Campaign
By webadmin On Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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Wealth tourism development in the Caribbean

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert “We want more private and business aircraft coming to our airport.” – “You’re right,” I responded. “We’re looking for a mover-and-shaker to do it” – “Good thing,” I More...

Chris Morvan
By webadmin On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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The Caribbean demand: obey me or else

By Chris Morvan There is a character trait I’ve noticed in other parts of the Caribbean that I was dismayed to find exists here: the official’s need to be obeyed. By “official” I mean anyone in any walk More...