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Tag archive for ‘Hilbert Haar’
By The Publisher On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Questionable future

By Hilbert Haar Is Rolando Brison going to be the next minister of public health, social development and labor (VSA)? Who knows. There are plenty of rumors but there is not enough solid information to answer this More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
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The about-face of Prime Minister Jacobs

  By Hilbert Haar The government has finally done what it should have done months ago: sign an agreement with the kingdom about the conditions for the third tranche of liquidity support. While I have not seen the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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A very bad situation

By Hilbert Haar Now they’ve really done it. I never thought that the government would be so daft to put the livelihood of its citizens at risk by stubbornly refusing to accept the Dutch conditions for liquidity More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Political grandstanding

By Hilbert Haar Something does not add up. On November 5 the Parliament approved with an overwhelming majority a motion that declares, among many other things, support for attempts by the obscure Pro Soualiga Foundation More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 12th, 2020
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Will Parliament play hardball?

By Hilbert Haar There is no meeting scheduled for Monday, December 14, on the Parliament’s website but that could still happen with a last-minute announcement. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs needs that meeting More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 7th, 2020
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The trouble with reparations

By Hilbert Haar Before anyone wants to hold it against me, let me say this: I support the notion that slavery was wrong for one hundred percent. We may however have different opinions about who was responsible for More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Statia’s deadlocked political future

By Hilbert Haar If the result of the island council elections in Statia have made anything clear it is that change does not come easy to people. You can take horse to the water but you cannot force it to drink, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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An ugly dog fight

By Hilbert Haar Finance Minister Ardwell Irion’s plan to float a 75 million guilders bond issue has resulted in an ugly dog fight with financial supervisor Cft. United People’s party leader Rolando Brison added More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Cursed Circles

By Hilbert Haar Years ago, as I was sitting on my balcony in the Cretan sun, the mailman stopped by and asked if I had a banknote of twenty Deutsch Marks. It was quite an odd request as Greece was still using the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 9th, 2020
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Solitary confinement belongs in the Middle Ages

By Hilbert Haar The tragic story of Caulette Julien who died at the Mental Health Foundation on August 25 after spending almost three weeks in solitary confinement has triggered many questions that are still waiting More...





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