Rhuggenaath optimistic regarding cooperation coalition partner PS


WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Economic Development Eugene Rhuggenaath indicated that he is hopeful about the possibility of a consensus, in the short term, with respect to a port More...

Dutch Parliament: Solid Isla motion in the making

Dutch Parliament

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch House of Representatives will continue with their debate on the Curaçao oil refinery with the Minister of Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk More...

Pre elections for seven parties

Electoral Council

WILLEMSTAD – Seven parties will have to participate in the pre elections round on August 13 and 14 of this year. They have to do this to be able to participate in the coming More...


Curaçao is one of Global Traveler’s 7 perfect Caribbean Valentine’s Getaways

WILLEMSTAD – Global Traveler, which is considered the source for luxury business travelers, has chosen Curaçao as one of the 7 perfect Caribbean Valentine’s Getaway. The website More...

10 reasons you shouldn’t cancel your Caribbean trip over Zika

The spread of the Zika virus in the Americas, including countries in the Caribbean, and the possible link to birth defects such as microcephaly (babies with small heads) have More...

Tourist drowns at Sunscape

Sunscape Curacao

WILLEMSTAD – Yesterday afternoon a tourist drowned in the sea. That happened at the Suncape Hotel, the former Breezes Resort. The More...

Man destroys house to prevent bank from selling it


WILLEMSTAD – A local man who lost his house has rented a loader and destroyed it. This happened in the neighborhood More...

Copa Airlines

Young African American Woman Pregnant isolated on a black backgr UN: Upholding women’s human rights essential to Zika response

WASHINGTON – Upholding women’s human rights is essential if the response to the Zika health emergency is...

cuba-pope Pope and head of Russian Orthodox Church for historic meeting in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba – In what will be the first papal meeting with a Russian Church leader since...

shortage Venezuela shopping centres halve opening times as crisis bites

CARACAS – Shopping centres in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, say they will be halving their opening...

Downtown full of tourists while stores are closed


Last Monday, after the big parade, the streets in downtown Punda were filled with tourists everywhere. Every More...

Energy Prosumers

Economists and politicians have argued over the value of monopolies for more than 150 years. In the meantime it has become..


Crime is a measure of the efficacy of the legislature. Crime reduction starts with a realistic, pragmatic approach, not with fundamentalist..

Copa Airlines announces new route to Cuba


PANAMA CITY – The Panamanian airline Copa Airlines announced it will create a new route with direct flights More...

LIAT removes fuel surcharges

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Regional air carrier LIAT announced on Thursday the complete removal of fuel surcharges on all new tickets..

WINAIR adds new destinations

PHILLIPSBURG – WINAIR has added three new destinations to its winter 2015/2016 schedule. In addition, WINAIR has increased frequencies of flights to..

Carnival schedule (days and times)

WILLEMSTAD – This is important information for the Carnival lovers. This coming weekend there will be parades in Otrabanda. The organizers..
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Anti-ageing drugs now within reach, scientists say

The fabled fountain of youth is no longer confined to the realms of fantasy, with scientists claiming that anti-aging drugs that..
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December Fashion Trends

For this December and for most holidays you want to be at your best, glamorous, special and attractive; in order to..