Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Move of Barracks leads to mass Departure of elite Corps Marines

The move of the marine elite corps from the barracks in centrally located Doorn to Vlissingen has led to the departure of 73 marines, three times as many as in previous years. The new base lacks facilities including adequate shooting ranges and fly paths. It maybe that the survival of the unit is now in danger.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Minister of Health worried about Suicide Powder

Minister of Health De Jonge has expressed concern that a young 19 year old woman has died after ingesting a so called ‘suicide powder.’ She had obtained the product extremely cheaply on the internet.  Minister De Jonge says that the public prosecutor is investigating this suicide and doesn’t know whether he can do anything against the availability of the powder.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Labor Party Candidate called Black Monkey

Ugbaad Kilincci is a candidate in the municipal elections on behalf of the Labor party in the town of Emmen. While campaigning the she has been called by people from the public a “black monkey”, and “head rags mongoloid”. She was also told that she should shut up to Africa. Kilincci came to the Netherlands at the age of 1 from Somalia. At a certain moment she decided that she could not support the insults any longer and went home.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Dutch government indirectly supports Hezbollah Terrorists

The Dutch government has donated 30 trucks to the government of Lebanon.  The Israeli government says that the Hezbollah terrorist group has gained control of the Lebanese army.  Recently, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that the Lebanese army has become an integral part of Hezbollah’s command structure. He added that it has lost its independence and has become an inseparable part of the Hezbollah apparatus.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Ombudsman: Right to demonstrate is under pressure in Netherlands

The national ombudsman Reinier van Zutphen said that being able to demonstrate is a fundamental right in the Netherlands.  Yet that right is under pressure.  He said in a report: “the government is inclined to risk-avoiding behavior.  Public order often wins resulting in restricted or even cancelled demonstrations.”

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Almost 800 People Die During Participation in Medical Trials

782 people died while participating in medical trials in 2016.  Another 5000 experienced life threatening wounds, hospitalization, or became handicapped.  The Central Commission for Human Research (CCMO) said that 265,000 people participate in these trials yearly. They claim that the deaths and incidents are not related to the medical trials.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Shortage of Health Care Givers will increase to 100 000 by 2022

Over the next four years, staff shortages in healthcare will increase to around 100 thousand people, according to the benefits agency UWV. Qualified staff is becoming very difficult to find. The population is aging and almost a quarter of caregivers are 55-years-old or older. The UWV recommends increased recognition of health care workers and retraining unemployed people and migrants for health care tasks.