Kingdom of the Netherlands—Curaçao and Sint Maarten: Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV consultation discussions visit

Central Bank

WILLEMSTAD – At the end of their official visit, the staff of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented their Concluding Statement describing their preliminary findings. These More...

KPMG responds to Dutch MP on accusations illegal online gambling


THE HAGUE – A large number of the written questions that was sent to the Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk from the Dutch MP Ronald Plasterk were about the More...

Dutch MPs: “Illegal activities on the islands are damaging to the Dutch Kingdom”

Dutch parliament

THE HAGUE – The Dutch Member of Parliament for the Socialist Party (PS) Ronald van Van Raak brought up the issue of vote-buying and corrupt politicians during a radio interview More...


Hilton Hotel Curaçao – truly a “wow” hotel on the island

WILLEMSTAD – My children and I decided it was time to relax from our rushed daily agenda of going to school, do homework, work, write articles, interviewing people and running More...

CTB introduces certification program for the hospitality and tourism sector

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) introduces a certification program dedicated to the hospitality and tourism sector. The main objective of this program is to encourage More...

House search at MP Melvin Cijntje

Melvin Cijntje

WILLEMSTAD –  The Department of Justice has carried out a search at the home of Melvin “Mac” Cijntje, More...

Attorneys General of the Kingdom meet in Curaçao

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Strengthening of border control and fighting cross-border crime priorities on the agenda WILLEMSTAD – The More...

RBC_August report RBC response to implementation of Fees and Service charges

PORT OF SPAIN – RBC Royal Bank is aware of concerns expressed by some of our clients...

edmund-dillon Authorities in Trinidad investigate alleged ISIS plot to bomb shopping malls

PORT OF SPAIN – Law enforcement officials are trying to verify the authenticity of a reported...

maduro_rowley Venezuela to buy US50m in food from Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN – Venezuela, which is facing a severe economic and political crisis, has agreed to...

We, not slavery, are to blame for our current health problems

local food

From time to time, I hear the argument being made that the diet that our slave ancestors were “forced fed” More...


The world Press is touting that “ A small Dutch museum achieved the impossible with a Hieronymus Bosch show. ” And..

The new face of Simón Bolívar: Hyper-realism or distortion?

During the last three years a new image of Simón Bolívar’s face has been promoted – first in Venezuela and then..

Aserca Airlines inaugurates flights to Curaçao


WILLEMSTAD – On May 25, Aserca Airlines started operating three weekly flights on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday More...

Non-stop flights between Suriname and New York still on SLM radar

PARAMARIBO – After more than eight years, Suriname’s Johan Pengel International Airport, with the cooperation of the United States, has now been..

Winair adding new plane

PHILLIPSBURG – Regional Caribbean airline Winair is expanding. The St Maarten-based airline has announced that it is in the process of..

Chris Brown at Curaçao North Sea Jazz

WILLEMSTAD – It is with great honor that we announce the arrival of Chris Brown at Curaçao North Sea Jazz. The..
Salmon burgers

Recipe # 12 – Miracle tree’s moringa-infused salmon burgers

We’re always looking for great lunch ideas! We think we’ve found the perfect meal – one that isn’t too heavy and..

6 game-changing beautyblender hacks

We all know and love the cult-favorite Beautyblender sponge, but chances are you’re not using it to its full potential. From..