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Kelly van der Kwast
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Kelly van der Kwast is an International journalist and creative project manager with Caribbean roots, a Dutch / British education and a world-wide view based in the tiny city of Amsterdam. She is specialized in development, interested in the arts and culture and it attempting to connect all the dots while working as a free-lancer. She has spent time on documentaries and writing for several e-zine’s including submarinechannel.com and Forbes.

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Eagles Don't Waste Time Hunting Flies Says Chávez

Posted January 18, 2012 | 13:13:57 (EST)

If Betty White were the one blogging here she would probably say María Corina Machado has a vajayjay of steel. (White is of the opinion that describing those who are brave as having balls is inaccurate.)

A YouTube video of the annual State of the Nation Speech delivered by President...

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Where Are the West Indies?

Posted October 13, 2010 | 14:05:25 (EST)

Sunday is the big day.

The Netherlands Antilles are relatively unfamiliar. Be honest, have you ever heard of them?
Can you point them out on a map?

Now this little cluster of Caribbean rock is crumbling into individual pebbles.
Today both the new 'lands'...

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War With Venezuela

Posted April 6, 2010 | 17:21:16 (EST)

Seated next to a journalist on an inaugural flight of a regional Caribbean airline company from Colombia, Medellin to Curacao, the Netherlands Antilles -- only to be called such a short while longer -- one starts talking shop.

"So what do you cover? And what do you make of...
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Foot in Mouth Disease

Posted March 25, 2009 | 11:18:17 (EST)

Counsel was to be instructed to seek a warrant for the arrest of Hizbullah spokesman Dr Ibrahim El Moussaoui if British government allowed the man to speak at a political Islam course being held at London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) next week.

The fact that he...

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Not Greeting Geert Nicely

Posted February 26, 2009 | 16:20:00 (EST)

Mr Geert Wilders, with his bizarre shock of bleach-blond hair, is a conspicuous public figure this side of the pond. As outspoken politician and chairman of the Freedom Party (PVV) in the Netherlands, Wilders makes waves nearly anywhere he goes. Be prepared, he has now set sail for the States....

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