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Curacao.nu | 600.000 euro postuum naar Gelt Dekker

Willemstad – Verzekeraar Avéro Achmea moet de kankerbehandeling van Jacob Gelt Dekker in 2018 volledig vergoeden. Het gaat volgens de Telegraaf om een bedrag van bijna 600.000 euro. De...

Ingezonden | In memoriam Jacob Gelt Dekker

Uw ingezonden brief in de Knipselkrant Curacao? Stuur uw brief voor 21:00 uur naar emailadres INGEZONDEN. Wij publiceren uw brief zonder deze in te korten. De redactie van de...

Ingezonden | In memoriam: Jacob Gelt Dekker

Uw ingezonden brief in de Knipselkrant Curacao? Stuur uw brief voor 21:00 uur naar emailadres INGEZONDEN. Wij publiceren uw brief zonder deze in te korten. De redactie van de...

AD | Jacob Gelt Dekker is niet meer

Willemstad - Jacob Gelt Dekker, de grondlegger van Kura Hulanda Hotel en Kura Hulanda Slavernijmuseum waarmee het daarvoor zwaar verloederde hartje Otrobanda een ware gedaantewisseling onderging, is niet meer. De...

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NU | Ondernemer Jacob Gelt Dekker (71) overleden in Florida

De Nederlandse miljonair, ondernemer en filantroop Jacob Gelt Dekker is overleden, bevestigt uitgever Liesbeth Heenk van Amsterdam Publishers zondag na een bericht van de NOS. Volgens haar is Gelt Dekker...

Telegraaf | Zakenman Jacob Gelt Dekker overleden

Amsterdam - Ondernemer, schrijver en filantroop Jacob Gelt Dekker is op 71-jarige leeftijd overleden. Dat bevestigt zijn uitgever na berichtgeving van de NOS. Gelt Dekker was opgeleid als tandarts, maar...

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De zakenman, filantroop en schrijver Jacob Gelt Dekker is overleden. Zijn uitgever heeft dat bekendgemaakt. Gelt Dekker was 71 jaar en was al enige tijd ernstig ziek. Hij overleed...

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Column JGD | Pomp and circumstance

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Column JGD | Migration from the Caribbean and South Africa

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