Author Archives: sbos@cbm.cw

HOW COOL IS THE FUTURE?

Writer: Tim Q. M. Martina By now, we are all aware of the apocalyptic picture exhaustingly drawn by scholars and activists; global warming, over-population, famine, mass-extinction. To put it mildly, not desirable. We can choose to work against something bad, or we can choose to work towards something good. There is a difference. Post-scarcity is […]

PROTEUS – THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION OFF THE COAST OF CURAÇAO

“The promise of the Ocean is the answer for our future” – Fabien Cousteau Fabien Cousteau, aquanaut, documentary filmmaker, oceanographic explorer, environmental advocate, and marine conservationist, has been scuba diving since the age of four. As the grandson of legendary ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, a passion for the sea is in his blood, and he […]

JETAIR CARIBBEAN: CONNECTING CURAÇAO TO THE REGION

Writer: Desi Dijkhuizen Since the beginning of 2020, more and more countries across the world have shut down borders and limited domestic travel as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Thus, cancelling almost all flights to control the spread of the virus has affected the entire airline industry globally. The aviation industry in the Caribbean […]

THE WHARF – LUXURY LIVING IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

Work has commenced on The Wharf, the much-anticipated residential project in Scharloo. Located on Curaçao’s world-famous Handelskade, a UNESCO’s World Heritage site, the first phase of the development will consist of thirty-five luxury apartments and 1,000 m2 of commercial space spread across three separate buildings as well as four separate city apartments. The second phase […]

SPOTLIGHT – NEW LOCAL BUSINESS – WAWUYA

Curaçao is known for its numerous plants with potential health benefits and nutritional qualities. In September 2019, two entrepreneurs joined forces to start a business that produces, sells, and distributes final products using naturally growing local plants. Wawuya was born. Wawuya’s premier product is the moringa oil. Every Monday morning, Ruthmila travels from Bandabou to […]

MATERNITY CLINIC FUNDASHON DUNA LUS CURAÇAO, THE COMPLETE CARE CENTER FOR PREGNANCY, DELIVERY AND POSTPARTUM

Writer: Nathasja JT Plaizier Pregnancy can bring a massive mix of emotions all at once, from joy, surprise, happiness to panic, anxiety, confusion, and the list goes on. All are normal and frightening at the same time. Knowing what to expect during the full term of pregnancy, before and after childbirth, is critical for monitoring […]

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

As we wrap up this edition, we are experiencing second waves of COVID-19 in different parts of the world. The global lockdown has had a huge impact on our local business community, especially our accommodation & food service industry, real estate activities, arts, entertainment & recreation, and transportation sector. Industries have become increasingly more aware […]