Jamaloodin stays behind bars, Dos Santos free pending case


WILLEMSTAD – Today, August 1, 2014, the judge in the court of first instance of Curacao considered that at this stage there is sufficient suspicion against the accused former Minister of Finance, More...

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OM files complaint against Peterson


WILLEMSTAD – The Public Prosecutor (OM) has filed a complaint with the Board of Trustees and the Dean of the Bar Association against Chester Peterson. He is the lawyer of More...

Sedreko stops, Asjes furious

Premier Asjes

WILLEMSTAD – Sports Foundation Sedreko quits for the lack of money. According to the interim director of the public foundation, the government is trying to boycott them. Premier More...

Cooper: “How much did we pay to get Jetblue here?”

Charles Cooper

WILLEMSTAD – The member of the opposition party MAN and former Minister of Traffic, Transport and Urban Planning, Charles Cooper puts question marks around the recent announcement More...


It is official, Kura Hulanda becomes Sonesta Kura Hulanda Village

WILLEMSTAD – The General Manager of the Kuranda Hotel, Mrs Jeanette Bonet, made the official announcement during the recent press conference organized by the Minister of Economic More...

3 Michelin Star Chef at Baoase Luxury Resort

Guests of Baoase Luxury Resort can expect something special during their stay in August. Holland’s Top Chef, 3 Michelin Star Jonnie Boer will be the guest Chef of Baoase Culinary More...

Hearing delayed for Louisiana man wanted in Curaçao

Public Prosecution

LOUISIANA, WILLEMSTAD – The extradition proceedings for a Kenner man wanted in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme in More...

Requests Dos Santos and Jamaloodin treated in court

Court house

WILLEMSTAD – The requests of attorneys Chester Peterson and Eldon Peppie ‘Sulvaran “submitted More...

tropical-storm-bertha Tropical Storm Bertha takes aim at Barbados and the Lesser Antilles

MIAMI – Tropical Storm Bertha forms quickly, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane...

ebola outbreaks US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

WASHINGTON – U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West...

Caricom AIDS 2014: Key Messages/Lessons for the Caribbean

CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana -  The Twentieth International AIDS conference is over. Far from...

Jet Blue: the verdict is out

Jacob Gelt Dekker

Last week, with much fanfare, JET BLUE’s twice weekly non-stop routes from Curacao to New York were heralded. More...

Excerpts of column “Runrunes” (Rumors) of Tuesday, July 29

CONSUL? Following the release of Major General Hugo Carvajal Barrios, it is worth delving into some questions of the case that..

Could this be the reason? -Netherlands to build twelve Navy patrol for Venezuela-

I was somewhat disillusioned when I heard that the Netherlands released the former Venezuelan General Hugo Carbajal. He was released even..

Additional KLM flights to Curacao


AMSTERDAM, WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch national aviation company KLM, expands its operations to Curaçao with two More...

AVA Curaçao visits Venezuelan Aviation Authority INAC

WILLEMSTAD, CARACAS – This week, a delegation of the new aviation company AVA Curaçao B.V. consisting of Chairman Olivier Arrindel, President..

KLM returns to Colombia

AMSTERDAM, BOGOTA – KLM Royal Dutch Airline expands its network of long-haul routes with the opening of its route to Colombia...

HBO confirms new cast members for the fifth season of Game of Thrones

MIAMI – HBO has confirmed some of the new cast members for the fifth season of the hit Emmy® and Golden..
Ebola virus

Ebola virus outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa has killed more than 670 people; areas infected are Liberia, Sierra..

Presence with a purpose: Seven ways to create your style your way

Style is ultimately about knowing yourself and expressing who you are. It’s about being comfortable in your own skin. Despite the..