Leeflang: “Even after the motion was passed, nothing will happen”

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WILLEMSTAD – Schotte’s reform program was put on the parliamentary agenda. This is according to the Independent Member of Parliament, Omayra Leeflang. “What Schotte really wants to do with his so More...

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Frowning Dutch MPs on motion passed in Curaçao Parliament


WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch political parties PvdA and VVD have their reservations about the motions which was adopted yesterday by the Parliament of Curaçao and especially the More...

Balborda signs construction permit for new hospital


WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Traffic, Communication and Urban Planning, Earl Balborda signed the construction permit for the Hospital Nobo Otrabanda (HNO), which is the new More...

Curacao reacts: wants separation from Dutch King


WILLEMSTAD – Curacao wants to get rid of the governor that must approve minister appointments by law. The parliament filed a motion for this. With this the way is open More...


Important place to visit in Curaçao – the Savonet Plantation House

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao is rich in history. All over the island you can see evidences of a troubled past. If you live on the island or just visiting, it is truly a great idea to More...

For our friends in Canada – NEW non-stop flights from Montréal and year-round service from Toronto to Curaçao!

MONTREAL/TORONTO - It’s time to visit the colorful, historic and captivating Caribbean island of Curaçao! Beginning at the end of October, direct flights from Toronto to More...

Fugitive Hato liquidation suspect arrested

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WILLEMSTAD – The announcement came in this morning. Adrian Santhony Martha (24) alias ‘Venenu’ or ‘Poison’ More...

Fines for traffic violators

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WILLEMSTAD – Police authorities set up a checkpoint at Schottegatweg (ring road) west and south last Wednesday. More...

SXM01 (2) Young people are our future; St. Maarten signs agreement with Dutch ‘Stichting Horizon’

PHILLIPSBURG – A delegation of professionals who care for the St. Maarten youth population participated in...

Suriname New Ebola travel bans by Suriname and Dominican Republic

PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Suriname and the Dominican Republic became the latest countries in the region that...

Inter-American_Development_Bank Caribbean should do more to facilitate trade in order to boost exports, says IADB report

WASHINGTON, USA — Three years of sluggish growth in the exports of Latin America and the...

Follow-the-money of Crude Cocktails


Nicolas Maduro, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, urgently needs to make some more money. With More...

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From Staying Behind, to Soaring Ahead

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KLM cancels flights due to storm


AMSTERDAM – KLM has a number of flights canceled due to the possible autumn storm in the Netherlands. More...

Curacao gets reconnected with Canada

WILLEMSTAD – As of December of this year, you can fly directly to and from Toronto, Canada. Also the route Montreal-Curaçao-Montreal..

Lufthansa increases its flights to Venezuela by 33%

WILLEMSTAD – Starting October 26, the German airline will increase its operations to the South American country of Venezuela from three..

Discover Hollywood’s best films this November on HBO in the Caribbean

MIAMI –  HBO brings viewers in the Caribbean the best of Hollywood’s feature films, with exclusive premieres each Saturday at 21:00hrs.* during..

This smoothie will trigger happy chemicals in the brain that can help reduce depression

The symptoms of depression range from mild to very serious, and while this recipe isn’t a solution that’s intended to replace..

Legendary Oscar De La Renta died age 82

The Dominican born couturier, the sultan of suave, spent half a century in haute couture and dressed every American first lady..