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At any rate, those guys deciding to go for it at 60 have a very good point, with present life expectancy at birth 72.4 years (for males). It's Our Own Problem Holland keeps Isla refinery out of the report on biodiversity because not enough is known on the refinery's effect on the green environment. However, judging from the photographs the size of the box is deplorably small, even smaller than the regulation boxes we all had to buy two years ago. Admittedly, their pyrethrin insecticides are not dangerous to mammals and birds. Also because of 2014 investment projects, they (once again) expect the economy to grow with a paltry, meager and minuscule 1.5%.
Females (80.1 years) can afford a few years extra work; for them it pays off. The kingdom has signed international agreements (like the Montreal 1987 protocol and the Rio 1992 biodiversity agreement) and Curaçao is supposed to comply. No wonder they were so furious when Holland wanted to tighten up those screenings. Only, they don't even know yet where it's supposed to come; this while building was supposed to start around last July. Which probably means I'll have to go to the main office much more often than now, as books won't fit in there (I went to great trouble and expense to get an oversized box). But they don't seem to help much: there are 8000 chikungunya patients now and every week 1000 are added. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) protested against his being hired as General Director. All that fuss about the Carnaval pageant has resulted in the march following the old route after all. They We Can't Wait The government prognosis for 1915 is that because of the tax cuts, 1500 new jobs will be created. Management of the Taams Clinic accuses the government of trying a "hostile take-over", after their own take-over five years ago.
Our Own Fault: Something in That The chikungunya epidemic, officially now counting 1079 cases (but reading between the lines there are many more) is our own fault, GGD public health states: the island is one big filthy mess where mosquitos find plenty of breeding places. Bade went to court and won, which cost the clinic over half a million guilders.
Now a three month action is planned to educate the people, and to clean it all up. Assaults This Week Just counting up what appears in the media. Esseboom claim they found hidden deficits after take-over, but the clinic ran at a profit of almost 1 million/year against the same tariffs valid now.
Those last had already been put to good use, as part of the bars in several cells had been partly sawed through.MFK Thodé has one good question: we are told that we'll all have to pay less taxes in the coming years, but the government counts on receiving more. Maybe the world is coming to its senses and even politicians are getting it: there's no free energy lunch. The public ministry doesn't keep good track of fines, paid and unpaid.After all, oil and coal are free as well—you "merely" have to dig it up! That can be a real problem because if you don't pay, you may have to go to jail (where they don't keep track either).But as usual, "they" (up there) are concerned about the effects on tourism. But Orco Bank has decided, after announcing the auctioning of Taams clinic buildings, that the inventory will also be sold.I don't care a fart about tourism—I'm concerned about Unavoidable Tourists have started annulling their travels to Curaçao because of the chicungunya epidemic. Of course they would, and it's high season too; and don't forget carnaval. Leaves very little chance for 'em to continue, even as an annex of the Hospital; let alone on their own.