ADECK and CX Pay announce new payment platform


WILLEMSTAD – At the first of a new series of Stakeholders meetings organized on Friday, August 26th, ADECK announced its partnership with CX Pay to facilitate an e-commerce service platform for its More...

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Increase minimum wage “election stunt” says VBC


WILLEMSTAD – An election stunt. This is how the Curaçao Business Association (VBC) calls the decision made by the Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare Ruthmilda More...

Minister of Spatial Planning presents integral plan for future city center

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WILLEMSTAD – This week the Minister of Spatial Planning, Suzanne Camelia-Römer presented a the ‘Plan di Maneho pa Willemstad Historiko 2016-2020 (Management Plan for Historic More...

Rhuggenaath: “Calculate increase minimum wages first”


WILLEMSTAD – “We must first calculate if the increase in the minimum wage is economically sensible,” said the Minister of Economic Development Eugene Rhuggenaath during More...


Media gets a taste of Peruvian cuisine at Hilton Hotel

WILLEMSTAD – Hilton Hotel Curaçao officially inaugurated its Peruvian Food Festival by inviting the local media to taste some of the South American country’s popular Ceviche More...

Airbnb confirmed for CTO State of the Tourism Industry Conference

The online community marketplace will join discussion on the sharing economy at the region’s premier tourism gathering BRIDGETOWN –  One of the world’s best known More...

Corallo Sr. to initiate legal action against son


PHILIPSBURG – –Gaetano Corallo, the father of well-known businessman Francesco Corallo, will initiate legal proceedings More...

Suspect subsidy fraud provisionally released


WILLEMSTAD – The 36-year-old woman who was arrested for possible embezzlement of parts of a 450,000 guilders More...


Bullenbaai Venezuela’s oil imports slump on payment woes, economic meltdown

Houston – Venezuela has not been able to import all the crude and fuel it needs...

justice Former USVI senator charged with wire fraud and embezzlement of legislative funds

ST THOMAS – A former US Virgin Islands senator was arrested on June 29, 2016, in...

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MORNE ROUGE – An alleged terrorist who escaped house arrest in Martinique last month, is now back...

The Olympic weeks of 2016

The relevance of Olympic split seconds, and millimeters amongst champions vending for the illusion of national pride, and the bloody battle,..

Time to stop visitors from Venezuela from entering the Caribbean without a treatment certificate

In 2001, Venezuela was so affected by dengue that it trickled down through the Caribbean and the Americas, which reached a..

Pawa Dominicana starts Santo Domingo-Port-au-Prince flights


SANTO DOMINGO – The airline Pawa Dominicana on Monday announced the start of the Santo Domingo-Port-au-Prince More...

Barbados welcomes weekly Suriname flight

BRIDGETOWN – Travel between Barbados, Suriname and Guyana should now be easier, thanks to the new Fly AllWays service out of..

LIAT passenger fined for bomb threat

ST. JOHN’S – A Guadeloupe man is back at home having been convicted in Antigua for making a bomb threat. Francois..

Ilan Chester replaces Burth Bacharach

WILLEMSTAD – The organizers of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2016 are happy to announce a replacement for the injured..
Zika virus

Here’s what scientists are learning about Zika and a woman’s privates

The Zika virus reproduces in the vaginal tissue of pregnant mice several days after infection, according to a study by Yale..

At a plus-size pool party, women show off their curves and confidence

In Los Angeles on Saturday, a couple hundred plus-sized bloggers, influencers—including model Tess Holliday—and other bathing-suit-clad revelers gathered to make a..