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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 28th, 2021
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Where the majority of the people decides

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert Voters in Switzerland, this Sunday approved by a clear margin legislation which introduced a special COVID-19 certificate that lets only people who have been vaccinated, recovered or tested More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 24th, 2021
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Applying magic to Caribbean tourism

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert Having aspirations to be part of the Caribbean tourism industry? Get education in hospitality programs of universities or academies, right? Not always right! Webinars or workshops of hospitality More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
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St.Maarten/St.Martin Research and Development Center

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert It is common knowledge that the economies in the Caribbean desperately need diversification. Being dependent for about 70-85% on tourism is insane. It is sad that no realistic alternatives More...

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 Sunday, August 23rd, 2020
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Developing the Caribbean from within – part two

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert In a previous essay, the “Development from within the Caribbean” was suggested. Up to five territories could be the Founders of such an initiative. Which territories is the first question 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 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, April 1st, 2020
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THE economy opportunity of the moment

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert In these difficult times when we know that economic hardships have to be countered and solutions need to be found, there are realistic opportunities.  There is one development model that More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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The Mayans already knew about 2020

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert Archeologist Professore Anzio de Castamilliana y Fonsata, when excavating in the Central American region of San Ramador, recently found a Mayan tablet with inscriptions. He was able to decipher More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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The future economy of the Caribbean

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert Many Caribbean economies find themselves already in a difficult situation with low growth, high debt, fiscal deficits, and low domestic private sector investments. Because of the current developments  More...






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