U.S. crude armada swells as PDVSA faces port delays

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WILLEMSTAD – Three tankers waiting to discharge some 1.65 million barrels of U.S. crude here in Curacao will soon be joined by another 1.1 million barrels under way, as Venezuelan PDVSA’s port More...

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Oil refinery contractor dismisses 45 employees

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WILLEMSTAD – According to a distressed union president, Alcides Cova, it is time to take drastic action. Reason for this statement is that the oil refinery contractor Curaçao More...

Complaints still on the rise in former Dutch Antilles islands

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WILLEMSTAD –  Dutch national ombudsman Reinier van Zutphen again had the chance to assess many official complaints during his latest visit to the former Netherlands Antilles More...

Dock employees upset about second half of payment

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WILLEMSTAD – Last Tuesday the employees of the Curaçao Dry Dock Company (CDM) were pretty upset and disgusted because they still have not received the payment that was promised More...

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Recognition to the Bruins for visiting Curaçao 25 years in a row

WILLEMSTAD – The Bruins couple has recently celebrated their 25th year traveling to Curaçao. Of course this was reason for the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) to give them More...

Hilton Curaçao is recognized for Excellence in Food and Beverage

WILLEMSTAD – Hilton Curaçao receives the Hilton Hotels & Resorts Best of Brand Award for “Most Improved Food and Beverage” in the Americas. The beachfront resort More...

Preparatory session case Maximus in August

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WILLEMSTAD – The case Maximus against Burney ‘Nini’ Fonseca will take place later: on August 19 and not on More...

4 years on appeal for former policeman Xavier de Windt in airport shooting case

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WILLEMSTAD –  The Court of Appeal today, Thursday, April 28, 2016, ruled in the case against former police More...


m-f_shredded Most incorporations by Panama Papers law firm were in BVI

MIAMI – While many of the news articles are detailing the information available thus far in...

uk_carib_forum ‘Frank and cordial’ talks at CARICOM-UK Forum

FREEPORT – Foreign ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the British foreign secretary ended two...

venezuela-crisis Venezuela economic crisis means fewer meals, more starch

CARACAS – Venezuela’s soaring prices and chronic shortages have left 65-year-old homemaker Alida Gonzalez struggling to...

Highs and hang-overs

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A twenty-nine-hundred kilo cocaine bust in a residential mover’s container, on transport from Curacao More...

Narco religion

Organized crime, especially narco gangs, appear to have all the trappings of organized religion; pyramidal hierarchy, absolute but benevolent, charismatic leaders,..

Ben Whiteman’s smoke screen

As I open the newspaper I see “Baby steps in environmental savings” and then, “premier Ben Whiteman is waiting for a..

KLM pampers passengers with Private Boarding services

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WILLEMSTAD – The Royal Dutch Airlines KLM has currently started with a new service for its passengers here More...

InselAir launching new Aruba-Venezuela flights

ORANJESTAD, WILLEMSTAD – Dutch Caribbean air carrier InselAir is launching its newest service to Venezuela. The company will start operating new..

SXM Named ‘Caribbean Airport of the Year 2016’ – Curaçao at number 9

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD – The Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, has been named “Caribbean Airport of the Year 2016” by the Caribbean..
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HBO announces the third season premier of “Penny Dreadful” on May 2 in the Caribbean

MIAMI – HBO has confirmed the exclusive third season premiere of the terror drama, Penny Dreadful, on Monday, May 2nd at 22hrs*..
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Aspirin could cut the risk of dying from cancer by up to 20 percent – study

A new study suggests that taking low doses of aspirin may increase survival for cancer patients by up to a fifth,..
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International photographer Eduardo Lara Acosta in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – Just as was announced by the International Beauty & Fashion Foundation (IBFF) during their recent press conference on Miss..