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11 Sep 2017

Zello App unsung Caribbean Hero during IRMA?

Come-in Zello. – *Chirp Could something like the Zello App be the unsung Caribbean tech hero during Hurricane season? I want to take a moment to acknowledge the devastating effects Hurricane

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drdesiinthelab
05 Mar 2015

Promising results for Curacao + Caribbean in prevention of cervical cancer. (Dr. Desiree Hooi | Interview part II)

  Dr. Desiree Hooi has been leading a significant research project on the prevalence and prevention of the spread of HPV Human Papillomavirus with Fundashon Prevenshon in Willemstad, Curaçao. We

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11 Feb 2015

U.S. created drug policies don’t work in our region: Marihuana legalization in the Caribbean

Traditionally, many island states have been trying to make ends meet ends meet in the sugar and banana industries and have been desperately trying to diversify their economies.  The already existent

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sombradikolo
02 Oct 2014

Scratching the Surface || Sombra Di Koló

Sombra di Koló is the result of the two-year journey, anthropologist Angela Roe took to discover the meaning of race and skin color in Curaçao.   “Colonialism has taught us

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30 Sep 2014

Sombra Di Kolo | Trailer [Video]

I have to say I am stoked by the analysis and the conversation that can spiral out of their journey in to the hearts and minds of a Curacaoan. I

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Activists And Community Members Demonstrate Against Police Killings
28 Aug 2014

Are We On The Brink of a Global Civil Rights Movement? #Ferguson #MichaelBrown

Are We On The Brink of a Global Civil Rights Movement? Ferguson is also an example of what is taking place in other nations across the planet. “Ferguson is a

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Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic (Getty Images)
21 Aug 2014

Ebola: The Next Fictional Apocalypse?

Ebola has caused the death of over 1300 people in the West African countries… However, what the media portrays is not the stories of the victims. There are many people out

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A woman holds a portrait of Helmin Wiels as she takes part in a protest event on May 11, 2013, in Rotterdam, in honor of the late popular leader of Curacao's largest political party who was shot dead on May 5. Approximately 300 people took part in the gathering. Gunmen on May 5 fired at least six shots at Helmin Wiels, 54, as he was having an afternoon drink with friends at a beach about three kilometres (1.6 miles) southeast of Willemstad. Wiels was the leader of Curacao's largest political party, Pueblo Soberano and was an outspoken supporter of full independence for Curacao, an autonomous island which still partly falls under control of the Netherlands. AFP PHOTO / ANP / JERRY LAMPEN ***Netherlands out*** (Photo credit should read JERRY LAMPEN/AFP/Getty Images)
18 Aug 2014

Mindless Zombies Open Doors for Corruption

There is this notion in Curaçao where we believe that we live on a corrupt-free island  paradise. Don’t get me wrong, we know that corruption exists, but we choose to

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10 Aug 2014

Ebola Virus – Are We Being Too Paranoid?

Seriously, how big of a threat is the potential outbreak to us, if any at all or are we being paranoid? The two American physicians that were working for Samaritans’

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