Dutch Government officials against new flights to Dutch Caribbean


THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – Officials from the Dutch Ministries of Security and Justice, Finance and Infrastructure and Environment want the government puts a stop to the intention of Arkefly to fly More...

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Tourism sector must focus more on the U.S.


WILLEMSTAD – The tourism sector needs to focus more on the United States of America. This was according to Robertico Croes yesterday in parliament during the presentation More...

PvdA wants the Netherlands to help with ferry link ABC islands


THE HAGUE – The Labor Party believes that the Netherlands should help in setting up a ferry service between the three ABC islands. Member of Parliament Roelof van Laar More...

U.S. DEA meets with Venezuelan defectors in Curaçao, Panama and Colombia


U.S. probe targets No. 2 official Diosdado Cabello, several others, on suspicion of drug trafficking and money laundering WASHINGTON, WILLEMSTAD –  U.S. prosecutors are More...


Local Tour Company awarded by TripAdvisor

WILLEMSTAD – ATV & Buggy Tours announced that it has received the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award 2015. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence More...

Curacao Tourist Board wins SABRE Award Campaign with #mijncuracao

WILLEMSTAD- For the first time Curaçao Tourist Board in Europe has won a prestigious SABRE Award. This important PR prize was awarded for the #mijncuracao campaign. The campaign More...

Curacao and Aruba played important in cigarette smuggling

smuggled cigarettes

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao and Aruba play an important role in cigarette smuggling to Colombia. This is according to the authorities More...

New guideline for robbery with violence

Public Prosecution

WILLEMSTAD – The Attorney-general has issued a new guideline to the Public Prosecutor of Curaçao, Sint Maarten More...

Copa Airlines

tropical wave First tropical wave of the year has formed!

The first tropical wave of the year has been classified by the NOAA near WesternAfrica as...

cuba-american-flags Americans weigh in on Cuba travel in nationwide survey

PLYMOUTH, USA — The move to normalize relations with Cuba will have a direct impact on...

Zika No zika virus cases in the Caribbean to date, says Barbados health ministry

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The ministry of health in Barbados has assured the public that there are...

Gay marriage


Friday May the 22nd, Ireland will become the first country around the world to adopt same sex marriage through More...

Venezuela gives away PetroCaribe funds whilst its people prostitute themselves

Venezuela’s president currently has only a 20% approval rating. Yes, they have built some houses and apartments for the poor, but..

The ongoing struggle against the patrimonial bureaucracy of Curacao

While the intellectual elite of Curacao eagerly attend courses in “Good Governance,” politicians continue a long tradition of ‘friends and family‘..

Venezuela and Colombia at odds after drug plane crashes in Caribbean Sea


CARACAS – Venezuela and Colombia are at odds over the events leading up to a small plane, loaded with More...

Caribbean lands two of world’s 10 most scenic airport approaches

The Caribbean continues to hold its own in international travel and tourism surveys, recently landing two out of 10 places in..

Emergency landing KLM on Aruba

ORANJESTAD – An aircraft of the Dutch airline KLM had to make an emergency landing last Saturday in Aruba. On board..

Curaçao has new music festival

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao’s North Sea Jazz festival has, in recent years, become one of the Caribbean’s leading concert festivals. Now, the..

New studies show immunization still best bet in disease prevention

Despite becoming increasingly costly in recent years, immunization remains cost-effective and should continue to be considered a public health “best buy”, according..

Miss Universe Jamaica guest of honor at Miss Playa Curacao competition

Miss Jamaica, the runner up in the recent Miss Universe competition was guest of honor at this year’s Miss Playa competition..