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Tips for closing down a business

~ Close down your business before you are forced to do so. A piece of counter-intuitive advice for dealing with the economic crisis as a result of the coronavirus pandemic ~ LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS IS A PREMIUM ARTICLE. ... Some articles or portions of articles are restricted exclusively for our registered members and paying subscribers. Please More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, September 6th, 2020
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Creating a new normal for the future

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert I don’t know when it was, the night of December 31, 2020 or December 2021, that I heard a leading politician make the statement: “We have seen hardship, we have seen triumph. We shall More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
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Education must continue

~ No need for rules if common sense rules ~ PHILIPSBURG – The beginning of the new school year created a rather awkward situation, not only for the government, but also for schools and parents. While some schools More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Are facemasks essential after all?

PHILIPSBURG – Facemasks are essential, for example in bars. That is the opinion of Detlef Lohse, a Professor of The Physics of Fluids. Lohse is leading a study into how long droplets hang in the air and what More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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Jackass Airport

Believe it or not, there exists an airport called Jackass Aeropark, although it is no longer in use. It is situated northwest of Las Vegas and was named after an area in the Amargosa Valley where wild jackasses More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Is a Dutch commonwealth the future?

PHILIPSBURG — MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten’s has put decolonization once more on the political agenda; reason for StMaartenNews.com to look at available alternatives for St. Maarten’s current constitutional More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 21st, 2020
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Planning for a Recession in the Caribbean

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert When there are reports on ‘Latin America & Caribbean’, one has to review them carefully and with some skepticism, to avoid coming to false conclusions or statements; no matter whether More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 21st, 2020
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Combating Recession in the Caribbean through Cooperation

[Publisher’s note: The article below was first published in April under the title ‘THE economy opportunity of the moment‘. Erroneously, this article was republished under the above heading ‘Combating More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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How Curaçao is being bullied into a deep recession

by Dr. Hensley D. Tromp ~ The Corona RMR walks and talks like the pre-Corona RMR ~ With unmatched exuberance, the Curaçao government announced the Rijksministerraad (RMR) decision of March 27, 2020, to exempt Curaçao More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Leerdam: “Kingdom relations under serious pressure”

PHILIPSBURG – “The humiliation of May 20 puts serious pressure on kingdom-relations. It has only resulted in bitterness.” That is one of the statements former parliamentarian and former chairman of the More...