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  • n. an island in the Netherlands Antilles


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  • A tropical storm warning is in effect for Guadeloupe, St. Maartin, Saba and St. Eustatius.

    Tropical Storm Maria headed toward Lesser Antilles

  • Reflecting the Saudis 'waning commitment to the U.S., state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco last December gave up its lease on an oil storage facility on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius, which fed U.S. markets.

    Asia Taps New Russian Oil

  • He worked from there and made side trips to St. Eustatius, St. Thomas, and St. Croix, always clearing his activities with the local authorities.

    Robert Morris

  • Curson suffered the common fate of Secret Committee agents when failed remittances left him deep in debt, but his real travails began when he and Gouverneur were captured during a British raid on St. Eustatius in early 1781.

    Robert Morris

  • Both were engaged by the committee early on, Curson posted at St. Eustatius and Gouverneur at Curaçao.

    Robert Morris

  • While preparing three vessels to sail direct to Havana, Morris suggested to Rendόn that he could arrange for three more ships to load with grain at St. Eustatius and make the quick run to Cuba.

    Robert Morris

  • “The Spanish-Portuguese Jewish Nation of the Caribbean,” as they called themselves, founded flourishing communities and in certain localities (Curaçao, Surinam, St. Eustatius) made up the majority of the European population.

    Caribbean Islands and the Guianas.

  • A famous female physician on the island of St. Eustatius, Hana de Leon (1715 – 1783), wife of Philip Benjamin, is described on her tombstone as a “skilled doctor and expert midwife.”

    Caribbean Islands and the Guianas.

  • The heart of this commerce was the Dutch island of St. Eustatius, where the Jews were the majority of the white population.

    Caribbean Islands and the Guianas.

  • These volcanics are interbedded with Pliocene and Pleistocene limestones on some islands, notably on St. Eustatius, St. Christopher, and Montserrat.

    Leeward Islands moist forests


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