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‘Almost half of Antilleans living in Holland don’t want to be here. Make sure they can go back to where they feel happy ‘: John Leerdam

The displeasure over the Caribbean Netherlands is rising again: a security crisis on Sint Maarten, a refugee crisis in Curaçao and administrative and financial disorders on Sint Eustatius and Aruba, among others. So the question is again whether the Netherlands should definitely say goodbye to the chaos that is called Antilles.

KLM, Air France, Delta & Virgin Atlantic JV Given Green Light By US

The planned project between KLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic has been approved by United States authorities. This means that the airlines will essentially conduct transatlantic operations as a single joint venture.

Delta and Virgin Atlantic are two of the carriers involved in the transatlantic joint venture proposal. Photo: DeltaTransatlantic alliance

The Points Guy reports that the US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted final approval for an expanded alignment between the firms. The Department of Transportation tentatively agreed to the move back in August. It planned to grant the group of carriers antitrust immunity to allow the move. Now, the plans have now been officially approved.

This alliance would allow these airlines to combine their resources together when it comes to US-Europe operations. Together, they would be able to produce joint marketing campaigns, sell flights, coordinate schedules and plan fares.

This joint venture replaces two previous arrangements that were in place between the regions. One was between the US and the United Kingdom, while the other was between the US and continental Europe. Chao hopes that the overhaul will allow for additional benefits, including greater options for passengers on transatlantic services.

Meanwhile, Delta spokeswoman Susannah Thurston spoke with The Points Guy about the venture. The airline believes that the move will allow the carriers to deliver more effective operations between the regions.

“This is the final regulatory step for the airlines to begin to work together to offer customers the best streamlined travel experience across the Atlantic,” Susannah Thurston said, as reported by The Points Guy.

Air France-KLM knows the value of leveraging extended networks. Photo: Air FranceSimilar agreements

This news follows Virgin Atlantic’s announcement of its plans for a similar partnership with Air France-KLM and China Eastern. This joint venture would see the British carrier leverage China Eastern’s presence in its country.

If approved, the deal would replace the agreement that is in place between Air France-KLM and the Chinese carrier. Virgin Atlantic hopes that this JV will be in place by early 2020.

Meanwhile, Delta recently announced that it is joining Silver Airways on a codeshare agreement. This would increase its influence in the Caribbean due to Silver’s presence within the region. Delta’s extended network now includes San Juan, Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Tortola, Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. Maarten. American Airlines also followed with its own Caribbean codeshare with Silver.

Air France-KLM is also aligning with Virgin Atlantic on operations to China. Photo: KLMIndustry changes

With the aviation industry going through various struggles this year, airlines now have a greater drive to share resources. By aligning, these carriers will be hoping to maintain their development heading into the next decade.

However, not everyone involved would be delighted with these movements. Delta’s pilots previously expressed their dismayof the joint venture due to claims of losing out on work. Ultimately, all factors need to be considered by authorities when giving the green light.

What do you think of the joint venture between KLM, Air France, Delta & Virgin Atlantic? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section.

The plight of the pensioners this elections. Rolando Brison, please take not.

I tried to vlog from Mullet Bay yesterday, but it was crowded. Today I tried to vlog from Belair, but I got wet in the rain last night, so I’m under the weather.

As I was leaving Belair, someone called my name, I have never met her before.

She told me that she recognized me from my blogs.

So we spoke for a little bit, and she started going in to the plight and struggles of the seniors.

Aruba Obeah: Natalee Holloway’s disappearance remains unsolved nearly 15 years later: A timeline. Should case be reopened?

Journalist Greta Van Susteren, who interviewed van der Sloot in 2008, says he still emails her from prison in Peru. He will be eligible for parole before his sentence is finished.

Since being sentenced, van der Sloot has married a Peruvian woman. They have a daughter together.

In 2014, it was announced that van der Sloot would be extradited to the U.S. after he finishes his sentence in Peru.

Ninth SXM Government since 2010

Philipsburg – An interim cabinet is sworn in today on St. Maarten. The ninth cabinet 10-10-10. A provisional government, because the island is going to the polls again on January 9 for a new parliament.

The cabinet is led by Silveria Jacobs and initially consists of five ministers instead of seven. The screening procedure for two candidates has not yet been completed.

Canadian Man Found Guilty of Killing Palm Springs Woman, Draining Bank Accounts While Hiding Money In St Maarten and Anguilla

“There was a plethora of evidence at his home,” Carter testified. “It included a receipt for duct tape, travel to St. Maarten, manifests from St. Maarten to Anguilla in the Caribbean. There was a passport we located. We located banking information from the bank in Anguilla. We located banking information from the Royal Bank of Canada.”

AI: Peter De Witte, Former St Maarten Police Chief Responds To Bibi Ho

This technology is AI: Artificial Intelligence.

I won’t dumb it down, I won’t back down. People like Glen Rombley, ‘Mr Cool’, should be wise enough to question what they don’t understand, but that’s expecting too much in St Maarten, where the population is considered ‘slow’, and people are too stupid to understand video animation and manipulation.

Life is too short for those who can’t or don’t want to understand.

In St Maarten where they love the path of least resistance, criticizing is better than educating any day.

This is A.I. it is animation, not real. Bibi Ho is upset that St Maarteners are dumb enough to fall for A.I. when EACH TITLE BEGINS: ‘A.I.’

Rather than concerning herself with St Maarten political satire and melee, why doesn’t she go scrub down Ramsan, before he relapses again?😉

Yes, political satire is as dangerous in St Maarten now, as it was in Biblical times when they were locking up Apostles such as Paul for calling out King Herod and putting three 666’s to his name.

So persecution of satirists has been happening since the beginning of satire. The only thing that changes is the technology.

Everyone knows:

1) I have been putting together a videographic online series of documentaries about the history of St Maarten. It is very time consuming work, so I take breaks by messing with software like this.

2) The Vlog started last week. It’s been too rainy, but I will be shooting LIVE as soon as the weather is better.

3) I have set up some surprise new websites. Stay tuned

4) I will be teaching online yoga and pilates again FINALLY 2020

5) I do everything myself, so it might take some time, but it will be worth it.

6) New blogs, videos, animations coming up!

Video St Maarten Government getting sworn in, as their homes get raided by the Feds

Introducing the Silveria Jacobs Cabinet

Prime Minister- Silveria Jacobs

Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports- Ardwell Irion

Minister of Justice- Egbert Jurendy Doran

Minister of Tourism, Economic affairs, Transport and Telecommunication- Rene Violenus

Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Enviroment and Infrastructure- Christopher Wever

Due To Short Notice Ms Sarah Wescot Williams Cannot Make It To Todays Oath Taking Ceremony

Due to the short notice, I am unable to attend the oath-taking ceremony of the interim government today.
I do however want to wish the persons appointed to lead the government of St. Maarten for at least the coming 3 months or so much wisdom, strength and success in their undertakings. At the end of the day and notwithstanding the political circumstances, the

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