OM remains alert to bribery in process before elections


WILLEMSTAD – Currently Curaçao is preparing for the elections of September 30. According to the Public Prosecution (OM) it is needless to say that a pure outcome of an election More...

New Kingdom Ambassador to Venezuela visits Wiels


THE HAGUE – The new Kingdom Ambassador to Venezuela, Mr. Norbert Braakhuis, recently paid a familiarization visit to the Minister Plenipotentiary of Curaçao, Mrs. Marvelyne More...

PdVSA Minister willing to come and calm down situation at oil refinery


WILLEMSTAD –  There are top executives at the Venezuelan State Oil Company (PdVSA) that are willing to come to Curaçao to talk to parties at the oil refinery Isla to More...

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Starbucks Curaçao celebrated the grand opening of their new store at Mambo Beach Boulevard

The first Starbucks in Latin America and the Caribbean to offer an ‘Evening Program’ WILLEMSTAD – The community of Curaçao celebrated the grand opening of Starbucks More...

8 ways to enjoy the Caribbean like a local

From the strange and creepy to the strikingly unique, there are certain things in the Caribbean you just have to experience to believe them. Be it the Spice Island of Grenada More...

Take Away Curacao confiscates scooters and cars

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WILLEMSTAD – The multidisciplinary team “Afpakteam Curacao” was active this week with the seizure of two More...

Update: Former Giro Bank Director accused of embezzling 10 million dollars


WILLEMSTAD – Eric Garcia, the former Director of the Giro Bank was arrested by members of the Criminal Investigation More...

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MIAMI – Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady confessed to conspiring to import cocaine into the...

fedex_aircraft Federal Express gets green light for cargo flights to Cuba

HAVANA – The US Department of Transportation has authorized Federal Express Company (FedEx) to offer cargo...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas Venezuelan president threatens to jail US business executives

CARACAS – President Nicolás Maduro has threatened to jail Kimberly-Clark executives by soliciting an Interpol red notice...

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The identities of conspirators who put out a rich murder contract on PS-political leader, Helmien Wiels, three More...

The thirst is real; plastic drink bottles top Caribbean marine garbage

The heat has been quite unbearable for more than a year, which marked the hottest 14 consecutive months on record. Could..

The French city of Nice is not nice anymore

1. The Bloody Gift for the National Day On July 14, 2016, in the Mediterranean city of Nice, at approximately 10:40pm..

Passengers rate airlines low on customer care during flight delays


Caribbean airlines get a lot of stick for flight delays, poor communication with passengers and and lack of More...

Winair makes 3 million dollars in profit

WILLEMSTAD –  The Sint Maarten aviation company Winair has made almost 3 million dollars in profit in 2015. That is what..

FAA Bans Turkish Airlines From Flying to the United States

WASHINGTON D.C. – No airlines may fly from Turkey to the United States due to a Federal Aviation Administration order, U.S. government..

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JAY-Z & BEYONCE Work places are notoriously political and difficult environments for many. Conflicting agendas and petty rivalries, as well as the pressure of..

Hands on with Android Nougat Developer Preview 5

android-n-dp5-ee If you’re an Android fan, you’ve probably been teeming with excitement ever since Google released the Android N Developer Preview in March. It has..

EMMY and Golden Globe-Winning HBO series “Game of Thrones” to begin production on season seven this summer

MIAMI – The Emmy®– and Golden Globe-winning series Game of Thrones will begin shooting its next season later this summer. Production..

Common drugs and supplements that can cause or worsen heart failure

Some widely used over-the-counter medications could actually be doing patients with heart problems more harm than good. In fact, some common drugs and..

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..