Ruling on claim environmental organizations on oil refinery set for May 2

Oil Refinery

WILLEMSTAD - The ruling on the summary proceedings of the oil refinery Isla against the environmental organization SMOC, 25 local residents and Humanitarian Aid Foundation takes More...

Search for new Representative of the Netherlands

Dutch Representative

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - For a while there is no Representative of the Netherlands and now a vacancy has been posted. If previous Representatives were appointed through an internal More...

Free admission right throughout the Kingdom or at least between the 6 islands

Dutch Kingdom

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - In January 2018, a case was filed with the UN Court of Human Rights, in which the free right of admission is discussed throughout the Kingdom or, at the More...


What’s Happening In Curaçao ????☀| CHATA’s Product Update Q1 – 2018

WILLEMSTAD -  The Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) recently presented its Product Update of the first quarter of 2018. In this update is to keep everyone informed More...

LionsDive and Avila repeat the successful Pasta e Basta

WILLEMSTAD - It is time again for the swinging and singing waiters, delicious dishes, tasteful wines and unforgettable performances by the talented waitresses of Pasta e Basta. More...

SONA takes Ballast Nedam to court


WILLEMSTAD - The financial institution SONA filed a lawsuit against the construction company Ballast Nedam. The client, who More...

Coast Guard intercepts twenty undocumented migrants south of Curaçao

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WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB) held a vessel with twenty undocumented migrants south of Curaçao More...

SXM Parliament St. Maarten parliament attempts to tackle electoral reform

PHILIPSBURG - Electoral reform may not be the buzz word it was in past years, but...

U.S.Treasury US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

WASHINGTON - Finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe...

Venezuela-PDVSA Venezuela requiring foreign ships to pay for services in crypto currency

CARACAS - Foreign ships in Venezuela will have to use the recently created cryptocurrency, Petro, to pay...

Filling the void: China’s expanding Caribbean presence


The Peace Ark sailed smoothly into Havana Harbor, floating past the aging brick Morro Cabana fortress under More...

The Netherlands give in to Narco-terrorism

Last Sunday we took notice of the secretly undertaken mission of our new minister of Foreign Affairs, Stef Blok to Venezuela,..

How to enjoy being an expatriate and still comply with U.S. taxes in Curaçao

Expat living is exciting, but we don't want to make it too exciting.  The good news is that compliance is relatively..

St. Maarten Minister welcomes the return of United Airlines


PHILIPSBURG - Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (Ministry More...

Bahamasair and Air Caraibes ink interline agreement

NASSAU - France just got a little closer to The Islands Of The Bahamas, thanks to an interline agreement signed between Bahamasair..

Air Century starts routes to Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten

SANTO DOMINGO - The Dominican airline Air Century announced the expansion of its flight offer, adding to its portfolio the destinations:..
curacao north sea jazz festival

New names for CNSJ 2018 announced including Farruko, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and Grace Jones

WILLEMSTAD - It is with great pleasure that the organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival can announce new names..

Yellow Fever: PAHO urges unvaccinated travellers to get vaccinated

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) in its recent epidemiological report about yellow fever in the Americas, says..
CIBC FirstCaribbean att to Real Estate Agent

CIBC FirstCaribbean holds special session with real estate brokers

WILLEMSTAD - As CIBC FirstCaribbean celebrated Mortgage Month throughout February, the bank also paid special attention to one of its key..