C&C Services makes donation to St. Eustatius Historical Foundation | THE DAILY HERALD

From left: St Eustatius Historical Foundation board members Arlene Spanner-Schmidt and Carla Duinkerk accepting the donation from Owner of C&C Services, Carlos Lopes as staff member Leonicia Merkman looks on.

ST. EUSTATIUS–St. Eustatius Historical Foundation received a donation on Thursday, April 7, from C&C Services.

  C&C Services donated a 1,200 British thermal unit (BTU) air conditioner for the museum’s waiting room for the comfort of the visiting tourists and also for the staff to enjoy on those hot summer days. Two board members of the Historical Foundation and one staff member received the donation from owner of C&C Services, Carlos Lopes.

  Visitors and some staff complained of the humidity that exists at times in the building. This prompted Lopes to make the donation to the Historical Foundation board on behalf of the museum.

  Board members of the foundation extended their gratitude to Lopes and his company for the generous donation.

  The foundation manages the St. Eustatius Historical Foundation Simon Donker Museum which is located on Ada de Weer Straat in downtown Oranjestraat.

Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/c-c-services-makes-donation-to-st-eustatius-historical-foundation


  1. No contract with the Statian government is closed without bribes. Contracting with the government makes one dependent and vulnerable for pressure or extortion. Francis plays her game as a little Caesar. Divide and conquer.

    On a small island all political parties in the island council are involved in the power game and the contract game. The first is lost definitively to the colonials and their collaborators. Strangely enough, the same party that is opponent of the puppet commissioners, gets a lot of contracts from the enemy. Divide and conquer.

    And even more surprising, the so-called socialist party really believes that the commissioners and the Dutch government want to restore any form of democracy. Their memory is so very short. Colonial colonel Knops (Killingfields Knops) is just gone for a short period of time. Everybody questions why they keep making attempts to bite tbe carrot. You know: the carrot on a stick, held by the Dutch colonials.

    And maybe the biggest surprise to almost the whole globe is that Koos Sneek pooks through the colonial balloon withe the text that democracy will return to the island. He does not believe it anymore. And so wrote his fellow mariner colleague Jan Meijer. Both are not leftists, but they do see through the very clear attempt of the commissioners and their bosses in The Hague to lure the complete population with empty promises and a small bag of money for bribes.