Tag archive for ‘Venezuela’
Cargo Plane at SXM Airport
By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Venezuelan gold bars confiscated

AIRPORT — On Sunday, July 14th at approximately 04.45 p.m., a routine joint control was carried out at the Princess Juliana International Airport between the Customs Department and the Alpha Team on board More...

Cargo Ship Midnight Stone
By The Publisher On Monday, February 25th, 2019

Cargo ship Midnight Stone with humanitarian aid turned back from Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD — Venezuelan authorities turned back the cargo ship Midnight Stone filled with humanitarian aid, goods and foods when it sailed from Curacao via Bonaire to Venezuela this past weekend. Another More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Think ahead

An interesting question was posed today on Facebook. The poster wanted to know how the Shutdown in the USA, the Yellow Vests issues in France and the Russian bombers in Venezuela might affect our one pillar economy. A More...

Venezuela background wall
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Venezuela unilaterally closes border with the ABC islands for 72 hours

ORANJESTAD – Venezuela unilaterally stopped all air and sea traffic with the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao) for 72 hours, CaribischNetwerk reported on its website on Saturday. On Aruba this measure More...

By Online Editor On Monday, July 24th, 2017

Trump threatens Venezuela’s dying economy with economic sanctions

Venezuela has been on a political and economic descent into the heart of darkness for years. I have bemoaned this unfolding tragedy in many commentaries, including most recently in “Venezuela’s Death Spiral More...

By Online Editor On Friday, July 21st, 2017

Commentary: If it happened in Venezuela, it can happen anywhere!

Venezuela is failing as a nation state. The democratic institutions are frayed, the society has broken down and chaos is ensuing. What happened, you ask? A number of factors happened, but it all culminated when More...

By Online Editor On Friday, July 14th, 2017

The Guyana and Venezuela border dispute

As part of its activities to maintain its claim to Guyana’s Essequibo territory, the Venezuelan government has established an organization it calls the New Frontier of Peace Mission. A press release issued by More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Government is naïve when it comes to Venezuela

THE HAGUE – The Second Chamber says that the Dutch government is naïve when it comes to Venezuela, Pieter Hofmann reports on Caribisch Netwerk. The parliament is concerned about Venezuelan influence on local More...