Category Archives: People

578. Dynamic Skèmpi Duo: Gino Jacobs and Boudino de Jong

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb The founders of Skèmpi, Gino Jacobs (27) and Boudino de Jong (26), are kindred in their passion for entrepreneurship, technology, music

578. Dynamic Skèmpi Duo: Gino Jacobs and Boudino de Jong

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb The founders of Skèmpi, Gino Jacobs (27) and Boudino de Jong (26), are kindred in their passion for entrepreneurship, technology, music

579. Curaçao: A Shtetl in the Caribbean

The documentary A SHTETL IN THE CARIBBEAN premiered on the silver screen of the EYE filmmuseum in Amsterdam today. The first group of Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe settled in Curaçao in 1926 to escape pogroms and poverty. They created their own Shtetl

579. Curaçao: A Shtetl in the Caribbean

The documentary A SHTETL IN THE CARIBBEAN premiered on the silver screen of the EYE filmmuseum in Amsterdam today. The first group of Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe settled in Curaçao in 1926 to escape pogroms and poverty. They created their own Shtetl

583. Curaçao’s Awesome Social Sports Entrepreneur: Thakai Doran

“Sports has the power to change the world… it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sports can create

583. Curaçao’s Awesome Social Sports Entrepreneur: Thakai Doran

“Sports has the power to change the world… it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sports can create

586. 10 Things To Know About World Cup 2014 Pride of Curaçao: Leroy Fer

While no Caribbean teams made it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there are still plenty of representatives of the islands out on the field. Like a handful of players from the Dutch team over the years, Dutch center-midfielder Leroy Fer‘s family hails

586. 10 Things To Know About World Cup 2014 Pride of Curaçao: Leroy Fer

While no Caribbean teams made it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there are still plenty of representatives of the islands out on the field. Like a handful of players from the Dutch team over the years, Dutch center-midfielder Leroy Fer‘s family hails

587. Top Award-Winning Curaçao Oncologist Bob Pinedo

The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has awarded the prestigious David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award 2014 to the Curaçao-born oncologist Herbert Michael ‘Bob’ Pinedo (70). Pinedo is the first Dutch citizen and the third European citizen to receive the

587. Top Award-Winning Curaçao Oncologist Bob Pinedo

The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has awarded the prestigious David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award 2014 to the Curaçao-born oncologist Herbert Michael ‘Bob’ Pinedo (70). Pinedo is the first Dutch citizen and the third European citizen to receive the

588. The Creator of “Curaçao’s Coffee”: Cedric Sprock

The best part of waking up in Curaçao might just be Café Barista in your cup. Its creator, Cedric Sprock (42), sources green coffee beans from various regions in Colombia (Tolima, Nariño, Boyacá, etc). Once they arrive in Curaçao, he roasts them

588. The Creator of “Curaçao’s Coffee”: Cedric Sprock

The best part of waking up in Curaçao might just be Café Barista in your cup. Its creator, Cedric Sprock (42), sources green coffee beans from various regions in Colombia (Tolima, Nariño, Boyacá, etc). Once they arrive in Curaçao, he roasts them

589. Percussionist Roël Calister’s Ingenious Straddle of Europe and the Caribbean

Roël Calister was raised on a steady diet of percussion. Cardboard boxes, Nido powdered milk cans, buckets of plastic… no household object was spared. His father would saw sticks out of old brooms and he would spend hours pounding away

589. Percussionist Roël Calister’s Ingenious Straddle of Europe and the Caribbean

Roël Calister was raised on a steady diet of percussion. Cardboard boxes, Nido powdered milk cans, buckets of plastic… no household object was spared. His father would saw sticks out of old brooms and he would spend hours pounding away