Bati Bleki weekly recap

Bati Bleki Weekly Recap, Sept. 24th, 2017

Elections coming up on Friday, but before you vote you should read this: Last week a significant number of intelligent people congregated in the ballroom of the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino for a three day symposium regarding Good Governance and the lack thereof on the island, for the past 31 year, since Status … Continue reading Bati Bleki Weekly Recap, Sept. 24th, 2017

Bati Bleki Weekend Recap, Septmber 17th, 2017

Special request for a positive column, Voila! Aruba should be super proud of the recent evacuation of 64 dialysis patients from SXM, and their reception here. In total two flights, remember the airport in SXM is crippled, so this must have been a military operation, landed here, delivering patients in poor condition, in dire need … Continue reading Bati Bleki Weekend Recap, Septmber 17th, 2017

Bati Bleki Weekly Recap, September 10th, 2017

Happy Monday Column If anything, the new bridge proved that the locals have a great sense of humor. The comments posted on social media were hilarious, see below at the end, some of them. I watched a few minutes of the bridge celebration footage, and remained perplexed, how can MinInfra think that he totally fulfilled … Continue reading Bati Bleki Weekly Recap, September 10th, 2017

Bati Bleki Weekly Recap, September 3rd, 2017

Running Princesses of Aruba Six superwomen from Aruba will be participating in the 5th Anniversary Disney Fairy Tale Challenge presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, running 6.2miles on Saturday, February 24 2018, and 13.1 miles on Sunday, February 25, 2018, to complete their challenge. The chicas have another 180 days to train, and to complete their … Continue reading Bati Bleki Weekly Recap, September 3rd, 2017

Bati Bleki Buzz, Weekly Recap, Aug 20th, 2017

A rainbow over Oranjestad: The island’s most important news item this morning, the opening of a gay club in Oranjestad Jimmy’s place was always a favorite among locals and visitors, as a hetero-friendly gay club. We used to hang out at the bar and throw back B-52s, back in the days. The club was a … Continue reading Bati Bleki Buzz, Weekly Recap, Aug 20th, 2017

Bati Bleki Buzz, Weekly Recap, Sunday, August 13th, 2017

And then God Invented Video They keep telling me that video is the most important tool in the digital world, we can’t do with it! This week we were treated to a super cheesy but cute video starring the lovely Kimberly Kuiperi, promoting the island to a celebrity Italian millionaire businessman, Gianluca Vacchi, inviting him … Continue reading Bati Bleki Buzz, Weekly Recap, Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Bati Bleki Buzz, Weekly Recap, Aug 6th, 2017

Solemn, Open, Noble, that’s what the Electoral Committee expects! There was a lot of discussion last week about August 4th, a day in which from 9am to 4pm, the political parties are expected to hand in their final lists, naming their candidates for Elections 2017, and indicating their positions on the list. The lists must … Continue reading Bati Bleki Buzz, Weekly Recap, Aug 6th, 2017