The Earth’s magnetic field, the basis for modern global navigation systems, is constantly in some state of flux. However, it now seems to be going haywire, pushing the North Pole closer to Siberia, and no one’s sure why.
The field changes as the molten metals surrounding the earth’s solid iron core churn and flow, creating electric currents and a corresponding magnetic field. As a result, the magnetic poles tend to shift slightly as a matter of course.
Researchers don’t know what’s causing the magnetic field to now move so quickly.
The north magnetic pole sped across the International Date Line last year at a rate of 55 km per year, more than three times as fast as it moved before the mid-1990s. Now located in the Eastern Hemisphere, it’s moving away from Canada and approaching Siberia.
Scientists think a high-speed jet of liquid iron under Canada could be responsible for the pole’s movement, weakening the magnetic field below and allowing Siberia to draw over the pole.
In general, the World Magnetic Model (WMM) is updated at five-year intervals to ensure modern navigation keeps up with the changes in the Earth’s magnetic field. It was due to be reconfigured next in 2020, but was so out-of-whack by 2018 that a more urgent update was needed.
The location of the north magnetic pole appears to be governed by two large-scale patches of magnetic field, one beneath Canada and one beneath Siberia. “The Siberian patch is now winning the competition.”
Researchers at the British Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have been working to correct the WMM using three years of recent data, including a 2016 pulse that threw their last model’s accuracy off.
The scientists were due to release the latest update next week – if the US government had not shut down, hamstringing NOAA’s operations. Now the release has been postponed to the end of January. The team hopes this model lasts until 2020.
Crickey Conservation Society 2019.
When Carlos Alvarado Quesada was elected as Costa Rica’s new president earlier this year, his first act in office was to take a giant step forward in reducing carbonization, a historic move that also nods to the country’s dedication to cleaning up the environment.
During his first speech as a world leader, Alvarado announced an initiative to create the first carbon-free society. And while it’s no modest goal, the president is hopeful and eager to get rid of the fossil fuels created by their transportation system by 2021.
Costa Rica already sets an example for its work in environmentalism, generating 99% of its electricity from hydro-power, wind, and other renewable resources.
After already making (green) waves, Costa Rica decided to turn its attention to significantly lowering the amount of fossil fuel emissions from its transportation system, all in time to celebrate the nation’s 200th anniversary of achieving its independence.
Costa Rica is also in the midst of making the lives of its citizens better in several other ways, by promoting democracy, sustainability, and inclusive growth,” through advocating for sustainability, inclusive growth, and democracy.
When Costa Rica reaches 200 years of independent life it will take the Central American country forward and celebrate that they’ve removed gasoline and dieselfrom the transportation system.
Good Net.org / Crickey Conservation Soicety 2018.
In a recent report, the EIA predicts that plastics and other petrochemical products will drive global oil demand to 2050, and developing economies like India and China will be behind the growth.
Petrochemicals are expected to account for more than 30% of global oil demand growth in the next decade and nearly half of demand growth by 2050.
While plastics and other such products accounted for 12 million barrels per day (bpd),or about 12% of total oil demand last in 2017, this figure is estimated to surge to almost 18 million bpd in 2050.
Oil giants like Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, as well as key players like Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, are counting on the increased demand, and are investing in petrochemical plan
These efforts, especially led by Europe, Japan and Korea, will be outweighed by the sharp increase in developing economies of plastic consumption.
RT.com / ABC Flash Point News 2018.
Nuclear waste transportations form a risky business for public health, given the number of shipments of nuclear waste traveling around the world.
Especially Pregnant women could be exposed to ionizing radioactivity from nuclear waste shipped around the globe. “Pregnant women and the fetus and the womb should not be exposed to any ionizing radioactivity if it can be avoided.
In the USA, nuclear waste is secretly shipped past Americans all the time without many of us knowing it. Even waste passing by on a train is emitting radioactive particulates, and some of those can have negative consequences over time.
It’s like an X-ray machine and it will cause harm. Nurses often ask patients to wear protective aprons while taking X-rays to minimize exposure to the radiation, since X-rays are technically a carcinogen according to the World Health Organization.
Medical News Today has reported that approximately 0.4% of cancers in the USA are triggered by CT scans. (CT scans use X-rays and computer imagery to generate pictures of the body to help doctors with diagnoses).
In France, on average, exterior, or external contamination was 500 times the permissible amount of contamination on one-third of the shipments.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point Nuclear News 2018.
For years, experts have predicted that if the cannabis industry expands at its current rate, the American marketwill reach $20 billion by 2020. But it turns out that one market is spinning off into a mega-industry of its own.
According to a new estimate from cannabis industryanalysts the Brightfield Group, the hemp-CBD market alone could hit $22 billion by 2022.
CBD, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, has had a surge in popularity over the past couple of years. Unlike THC, the chemical compound that gives weed its signature effect, CBD has been shown to help with everything from PTSD and anxiety to MS and epilepsy — without getting you high.
Cannabinoids have been proven to reduce cancer cells as they have a great impact on the rebuilding of the immune system. Although not every strain of cannabis has the same effect, more and more patients are seeing success in cancer reduction in a short period of time by using cannabis.
Previously, CBD products have been available mostly in head shops, with a few doctors recommending it for various maladies. But in 2017 and 2018, the products spread to natural food stores, beauty aisles, cafés and doctors offices.
So far the industry is on track to hit $591 million in 2018,and thanks to a number of factors — including, surprisingly, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — that could increase40 times in the next four years.
What we started tracking this year was an explosion — face mask, bug bites, skin care, topicals,” says Bethany Gomez, director of research for the Brightfield Group, who shared the analysis exclusively with Rolling Stone.
It’s being used for everything you can think of — sports, triathlons. People want to buy it for their grandma, for arthritis. Women get it for PMS and endometriosis common things that people have been using over the counter medications, just like 100 years ago, before cannabis was prohibited as a class A hard drug?
One thing that could help remedy this is the 2018 Farm Bill, which would amend the term “marihuana” — a term currently found in the 1972 Controlled Substances Act — to exempt hemp, which is defined as a cannabis plant containing less than 0.3% THC.
If the bill passes, it would open a huge new industry to farmers across the country. Hemp can be used for making numerous products, including making rope, replace plastics, building construction blocks, and much more ecological healthy alternatives.
Rolling Stone / ABC Flash Point Herbs News 2018.
Our generation is presiding over an ecological apocalypse and we have somehow or other normalized it. Certainly, the statistics are grim. If insectswere to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.”
An Insect Armageddon is under way, say many entomologists, the result of a multiple whammy of environmental impacts: pollution, habitat changes,overuse of pesticides, and global warming.
And it is a decline that could have crucial consequences. Our creepy crawlies may have unsettling looks but they lie at the foot of a wildlife food chain that makes them vitally important to the makeup and nature of the countryside.
Threatened insects include the New Forest cicada, the tansy beetle and the oil beetle. Native ladybird populations are crashing; three quarters of butterfly species – such as the painted lady and the Glanville fritillary – have droppedsignificantly in numbers.
While bees, of which there are more than 250 species in the UK, are also suffering major plunges in populations, with great yellow bumblebees, solitary potter flower bees and other species declining steeply in recent years.
The best illustration of the ecological importance of insects is provided by our bird life. Without insects, hundred of species face starvation and some ornithologists believe this lack of food is already causing serious declines in bird numbers.
Britain’s farmland birds have more than halved in number since 1970. Insects also play invaluable roles in other parts of the environment – for example as pollinators of our orchards and fruit fields. And again, scientists are worried.
But perhaps the most alarming aspect of the research was the realization that these grim drops in insect numbers were occurring in nature reserves.
In other words, in areas where the landscape was highly protected and should be the most friendly of habitats for insects. Conditions elsewhere were likely to be a lot worse, the scientists warned.
Insects make up about two-thirds of all Life on Earth [but] there has been some kind of horrific decline. We appear to be making vast tracts of land inhospitable to most forms of life, and are currently on course for ecological Armageddon. If we lose the insects, then everything is going to collapse.”
The Guardian / ABC Flash Point News 2018.
Norway has become the first country in the world to ban deforestation. The Norwegian Parliament pledged that the government’s public procurement policywill be deforestation-free.
Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the Scandinavian country. The pledge was recommended by Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Energy and Environment as part of the Action Plan on Nature Diversity.
Rain Forest Foundation Norway was the main lobbying power behind this recommendation and has worked for years to bring the pledge to existence.
Over the last few years, a number of companies have committed to cease the procurement of goods that can be linked to destruction of the rainforest. Until now, this has not been matched by similar commitments from governments.
Norway’s action plan also includes a request from parliament that the government exercise due care for the protection of biodiversity in its investments through Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global.
Germany and the UK joined Norway in pledging at the 2014 UN Climate Summit to “promote national commitments that encourage deforestation-freesupply chains,” through public procurement policies and to sustainably source products like palm oil, soy, beef and timber.
Beef, palm oil, soy and wood products in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea were responsible for 40% of deforestation between 2000 and 2011.
Those seven countries were also responsible for 44% of carbon emissions. The Norwegian government announced a $250 million commitment to protect Guyana’s forest.
Norway’s recent pledge is yet another step the country has taken to combat deforestation. The Scandinavian country funds several projects worldwide. The South American country, which has its forests zonedfor logging, received the money over a four-year period from 2011 to 2015.
In 2015, Norway paid $1 billion to Brazil, home to 60% of the Amazon forest,for completing a 2008 agreement between the two countries to prevent deforestation. The Amazon has lost around 17% of its trees in the last 50 years.
National Geographic reported, Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazondecreased more than 75% over the last decade, representing the single biggest emissions cut in that time period. The deal helped save more than 33,000 square miles of rain forest from clear-cutting.
Liberia, with the help of Norway, became the first nation in Africa to stop cutting down trees in return for aid, the BBC reported. The deal involves Norway paying the West African country $150 million through 2020 to stop deforestation.
Liberia is home to 43% of the Upper Guinean forest and the last populationsof western chimpanzees, forest elephants and leopards. The country agreed to place 30% or more of its forests under protection by 2020.
Forests cover 31% of the land on Earth. They are the planet’s figurative lungs,producing oxygen and removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Forests also provide homes to people and much of the world’s wildlife.
Around 46,000 to 58,000 square miles of forest are lost each year—a rate equal to 48 football fields every minute. Deforestation is estimated to contribute around 15% of all greenhouse gas emissions.
Not only does deforestation contribute to climate change, it can also disrupt livelihoods and natural cycles, the World Wildlife Fund said. Removal of trees can disrupt the water cycle of the region, resulting in changes in precipitationand river flow, and contribute to erosion.
Eco Watch / Crickey Conservation Society 2018.
The United Nations issued a wake-up call to world leaders for urgent climate action to be taken before its too late. If the emissions gap is not closed by 2030, it is extremely unlikely that the 2 C temperature goal can still be reached.
Despite national pledges to curb planet-warming emissions, the current pace of government action is “insufficient” to limit global warming to well below 2 C this century.
Countries like Bangladesh that have large rivers running into the ocean have already shown to be vulnerable, while large capitals like Miami already experienced the devastating results of climate change, during high tides.
Some say the warming of the planet is a natural process, however this does not change the consequences for human kind and wildlife we have to deal with.
A world that’s two degrees warmer could unleash devastating sea level rise, coral reefs die-offs, extreme weather and push hundreds of millions of people into climate risk and poverty.
Overall, nations must raise their climate action by three times in order to meet the 2 C threshold set by the 2015 Paris Agreement, and by five times in order to meet the 1.5 C warming target.
The ’emissions gap’ — the gulf between what countries are promising to do to curb emissions, and what’s actually needed to avoid dangerous warming — has actually gotten *bigger* in the latest.
The annual UN report comes a few days before the crucial UN climate talks in Katowice, Poland or COP-24, where representatives from roughly 200 countries will hammer out a “rulebook” on how to implement the failing Paris accord.
Eco Watch.com / Crickey Conservation Society 2018.
Modern day life, aviation and other forms of industrial pollution have resulted in the destruction of 60% of the global animal populations over the last 50 years, according to scientists.
The huge loss of the planet’s wildlife is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists. “We are sleepwalking towards the edge of a cliff”
The emergency that now threatens our civilization has ran out of control, with corporate profit system as the main culprit. The new estimate of the massacre of wildlife is made in a major report produced by WWF and involving 59 scientists from across the globe.
It finds that the vast and growing consumption of food and resources by the global population is destroying the web of life, billions of years in the making, upon which human society ultimately depends for clean air, water and everything else.
If there was a 60% decline in the human population, that would be equivalent to emptying North America, South America, Africa, Europe, China and Oceania. That is the scale of what we have done.
This is far more than just being about losing the wonders of nature, desperately sad though that is,” he said. “This is actually now jeopardizing the future of people. Nature is not a ‘nice to have’ – it is our life-support system.
“We are rapidly running out of time,” said Prof Johan Rockström, a global sustainability expert at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany.
“Only by addressing both ecosystems and climate do we stand a chance of safeguarding a stable planet for humanity’s future on Earth.”
The Living Planet Index, produced for WWF by the Zoological Society of London, uses data on 16,704 populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians, representing more than 4,000 species, to track the decline of wildlife.
Between 1970 and 2014, the latest data available, populations fell by an average of 60%. Four years ago, the decline was 52%. The “shocking truth”, is that the wildlife crash is continuing unabated.
Wildlife and the ecosystems are vital to human life. Nature contributes to human wellbeing culturally and spiritually,as well as through the critical production of food, clean water, and energy, and through regulating the Earth’s climate, pollution, pollination and floods.
The biggest cause of wildlife losses is the destruction of natural habitats, much of it to create farmland and so-called tourist development. Almost 75% of all land on Earth is now significantly affected by human activities.
Chemical pollution is also significant: half the world’s killer whale populations are now doomed to die from PCB contamination. Global trade introduces invasive species and disease, with amphibians decimated by a fungal diseasethought to be spread by the pet trade.
The worst affected region is South and Central America,which has seen an 89% drop in vertebrate populations,largely driven by the felling of vast areas of wildlife-rich forest. In the tropical rain forest, an area the size of Greater Londonis cleared every two months.
The habitats suffering the greatest damage are rivers and lakes, where wildlife populations have fallen 83%, due to the enormous thirst of agriculture and the large number of dams.
The world’s nations are working towards a crunch meetingof the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity in 2020.
We can no longer ignore the impact of current unsustainable production models and wasteful lifestyles.
The Guardian / Crickey Conservation Society 2018.
Head to the kitchen, open your fridge and cupboards, and take out everything that’s made of plastic. The list goes like this – and that’s just one room!
Bags of pasta, rice, bottles of olive oil or soy sauce, blocks of cheese, cartons of milk and juice, packaging around meat and fish, bags of spinach is the new normal.
Even two-packs of avocados, or cherry tomatoes, herb and spice jars, washing up liquid bottles, sponges, everything is part of the $100 billion plus industry.
The news that the British government in London is considering changing the way plastic is recycled in England has prompted questions about how exactly it is recycled, the answer to which is not very effectively at all.
Of all that plastic you found in your kitchen, two thirds cannot be recycled. Even the thermal paper your shopping receipts are usually printed on contain BPA and cannot be recycled.
Meanwhile our marine life is fast becoming extinct, our air is so polluted that limits and benchmarks are becoming laughable, natural disasters are more devastating than ever and, of course, the planet is hurtling ever closer to “disastrous” levels of global warming.
Plastic – unlike glass or metal – cannot be recycled infinitely, and after a handful of times it will be discarded, where it will take centuries to degrade. One single water bottle will remain on the planet in some form for a minimum of 450 years.
It’s clear that something needs to change, and it’s not about recycling. If we want to truly address the devastating impactof single-use plastic the answer is simple: governments must focus on stopping its production entirely.
Single-use plastics should be immediately banned, or at the very least heavily taxed. This is not radical: the British government legislates against self-inflicted danger all the time.
Plastic bags, straws and disposable coffee cups are a start, but until the manufacturing of single-use plastic is truly penalized, we won’t be able to end this horror show.
Living a sustainable life should not be a left-field choice for the elite, it should be the norm for us all. The onus is on political leaders to make it impossible to profit from manufacturing single-use plastics.
Recycling is not a solution to our plastic problem: it’s just an easy cop-out for cowardly governments, greedy corporations and pointless consumers to hide behind
The Independent / Crickey Conservation Society 2018.
Vijf jaar na de dood van Helmin Wiels zijn de opdrachtgevers nog steeds niet opgepakt en/of veroordeeld, terwijl er tenminste 2 mensen van Curacao al meer dan 5 jaar ondergedoken zitten in het buitenland.
Vandaag is het precies 25 jaar geleden dat de toenmalig premier Maria Liberia Peters en Justitieminister Suzanne ‘Suzy’ Camelia-Romer hun handtekening wisten te zetten onder de Landverordening Buitengaatse Hazardspelen van 8 juni 1993.
In 1995 kwam de Nederlandse Staatssecretaris van Financiën Willem Vermeend op Curacao aan om voor de bühne de beruchte Antillenroute om zeep helpen. Om aan de achterkant aan de Vereniging Offshore Belangen (VOB) zijn consent te geven aan Antillenroute 2.o.
Elias’s vernieuwde E-zone verordening, KPMG/PwC’s Nieuw Fiskaal Raamwerk (NFR) en Smeets’ anonieme rechtspersonen wetgeving voor de oprichting van de Stichting Particulier Fonds (SPF) kregen groen licht. De kaders waarbinnen de grootste anonieme ongereguleerde offshore gok en witwassector ter wereld kon ontstaan.
Interim Minister President Betrian tekende op 26 november 2012 op advies van zijn Secretaris Generaal en eerste beleidsverantwoordelijke Stella van Rijn een verdachte loterijenvergunning af aan een witwas en criminele organisatie verdachte af.
Elias had haast omdat het sportsbettingseizoen zou beginnen, bovendien runden Francesco Corallo op Sint Maarten, Eduardo de Veer op Aruba en Rudy Pizziolo vanuit het Holiday Beach Hotel & Casino op Curacao reeds hun eerste illegale online casino’s.
Na de vergunning aan Elias (TISS/Staten Management/MeesPierson Intertrust) volgenden vergunningen voor Robbie dos Santos (Millionaire’s Club), Herman Behr (E-management), Robert Vermeulen (Antillephone), Steve Vanenburg (PWC, Curaçao Interactive Gaming Licensing) Rudy Pizziolo (Gaming Services Provider) en het anonieme Cyberluck (vermoedelijk een consortium van Citco, KPMG en ABN-Amro/MeesPierson UBO‘s).
De vergunningen werden vervolgens door de licentiehouders, strikt geheim gehouden, zelfs naar hun sublicenties. Al gauw werden dubieuze Nederlands-Italiaanse cliëntenmet bijzondere Latijns-Amerikaanse contacten Rudy Pizziolo, Eduardo de Veer en Francesco Corallo voorzien van illegale sublicenties.
Echter, bij zo’n risicovolle sector hoorde een nieuwe staatsstructuur. Eentje waarbij de aansprakelijkheid voor Nederland op grotere afstand werd gebracht en de goksector meer vrijheid krijgt.
We schatten het illegale aantal online offshorecasino’s en VPN casino-zuilen van Aruba, Sint Maarten en Curacao tussen 3000-4000. Deze doen zich allemaal voor als legaal, om zodoende ongecontroleerd offshorebedrijven en bankrekeningen in het buitenlanden kunnen openen, grote geldstromen met een herkomstverklaring kunnen verantwoorden. En vooral zonder belastingregistratie en MOT meldingen.
En zo ontstond een bloeiende illegale wereldwijde multi-miljarden witwas, terrorismefinancierings en underground banking infrastructuur binnen die financiële offshoresector. Het leeuwendeel van de corruptie en witwasproblemen op de eilanden vindt hierin haar oorzaak. Dit is een aangelegenheid van het Koninkrijk.
Maar de Rijksministerraad grijpt op alle eilanden in, behalve waar het echt nodig is. Is de Nederlandse overheid ook in handen van de georganiseerde misdaad? Of ligt het grootste deel van de belangen in Nederland?
Het witwassen via de Koninkrijkseilanden is onze grootste Unique Selling Point (USP). Zwart geld verklaarbaar op de meest gerenommeerde en dubieuze banken ter wereld is Hollandse specialiteit.
Op 26 november 2012 tekende interim premier Stanley Betrian als een nieuwe loterijenvergunning voor de van grootschalig witwas en criminele organisatieverdachte Robbie dos Santos. Enkele maanden later stierf Helmin Wiels aan een acute loodvergiftiging. De rest is geschiedenis.
Tot op vandaag de dag wordt de voor grootschalig witwassen en criminele organisatie veroordeelde Robbie’s moordbeloning (loterijenvergunning) en zwijggeld (sms-loterijen) in stand gehouden.
Wiels moest worden omgebracht, hij had te veel informatie die belastend kon zijn voor veel rijke mensen; als deze informatie naar buiten komt, is dat niet alleen het einde van deze rijke mensen, maar ook van Curaçao.
KKC / AA Magnum News 2018.
Het pensioenfonds van Curacao, voorheen beter bekend als APNA heeft als doel lokale beleggingen te financieren die moeten bijdragen aan de algemene ontwikkeling van het eiland en haar bevolking.
Met het pensioengeld van de bevolking wordt goed geld verdient, mede omdat de arrogante instelling herhaaldelijk de bijbehorende regelgeving aan haars laars lapt.
Een goed voorbeeld hiervan is de misdadige situatie bij Morena resort op Jan Thiel. Beroeps misdadigers mochten er voor zorgdragen dat Morena ter kwader trouw een bouwvergunning kreeg toegewezen om in wettelijk beschermd Conserveringgebied te bouwen en ontwikkelen.
De allereerste bewoner op Jan Thiel heeft dit allemaal aan de levende lijve mogen ervaren, waarbij correspondentie met APNA strutureel werd ontspoort door de zakengelastigden zetelend op het hoofdkantoor te Curacao.
Uit nader onderzoek is daarom gebleken dat APNA na ontvangst van miljoenen aan smeergeld (erfpacht genaamd) en met behulp van corrupte politici D*ROV de bouwvergunningen voor Fase I en Fase II liet verstrekken.
Daarom zorgde Cooper en andere bekende politici ervoor dat een tijdelijk zandweg pal tegenover het huis van de eerste bewoner op Vista Royal werd neergezet, om zodoende de geluidshinder optimaal in te vullen om de levenskwaliteit opzettelijk en ter kwader trouw te ondermijnen.
De zaak zal bij de Ombusman aangeboden worden om de illegale praktijken nader te bestuderen en waarmogelijk aan inhoudelijk te pakken.
Het kan niet zo zijn dat APC op Curacao zomaar entiteiten omkoopt om daar onrechtmatige handelingen aan te verbinden om een belasting ontwijkende toeristen industrie van neven inkomsten te voorzien.
Sinds de PAR haar intreden deed op het politieke toneel van Curacao is de levenskwaliteit van de burgers afgenomen, met als klap op de vuurpijl hogere werkeloosheid en meer armoede. Fox News reporteerde hier nog over.
Inmiddels wonen er meer buitenlanders op Curacao. Dit wordt mogelijk gemaakt door de huidige regering, die niet vies is van om mensenhandel voor lage loonslaven mogelijk te maken voor de toeristen industrie.
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The LOB information explained that the German operated helicopter service was charging people $600-800 for a single 10 minute flight over the island of Curacao, without authority to do so. No permit in this case.
The German pilot landed illegally @ Chogogo and Boase exclusive resorts, ignoring the flight paths according to the official flight plan.
After getting in contact with the Aviation Authorities, the help desk invited Crickey Amigu di Natura to pass by in order to have a look @ some documents that needed to cover up the capitalist tourist scheme.
The Aviation Department could not show us the documents needed to operate the helicopter for it to land on Klein Curacao, southeast of the main island along the coastline of Venezuela.
A couple of days later the hoax was over and the German pilot retreated and stopped his operations. Only the car rental service remained open, but later also terminated that type of business.
The service was also used by secret agents to fly and drive around the island of Curacao, spying on human trafficking rings and other lucrative operations that haunt the island and cause historical high unemployment rates and ever growing poverty.
However the tourism industry flourished on the cheap wages so they are able to launder hundreds of millions into off-shore bank accounts with permission of the Central Bank of Curacao and related businesses.
Most of the resorts on the ABC Islands were granted profit tax– and investment exemptions, ending up in no return of investment for local tax collector, which used public money to facilitate the highly expensive infrastructure.
The failing PAR/MAN government in Curacao is now dealing with huge tax deficits thanks to a network of reckless fascist Zionist investors that abuse the island to rake in large profits, while a very large percentage of the local born population is suffering from growing poverty.
Crickey Conservation Society 2018.